Blessing of the animals event today

Oct. 12, 2013 @ 10:40 AM


There will be an open circle blessing of animals and homecoming of their allies and advocates from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. today, Oct. 12, at Tractor Supply on Dabney Drive.

The blessing will start at 11 a.m.

A rabies clinic will be offered by Vance County Animal Control.

Companion Animal Food and SNAP donations will be accepted.

There will be a Rite of Remembrance honoring animals that have died, suffered or been abused.

There will be an award presentation.

Information on low cost spay/neuter and trap-neuter-return will be available.

The event is offered in honor of National Feral Cat Day, which promotes trap-neuter-vaccinate-return, a humane method of population control for free-roaming community cats.

All attending animals should be on leads or in carriers.

For more information, email