Amidst the suffering, struggle and uncertainty in our current global pandemic, here’s some GOOD NEWS … PureBites®, a leading company of natural cat and dog treats and food, recently donated over $500,000 worth of treats, food and toppers to the ASPCA and the Toronto Humane Society to support pets and their pawrents in need amid COVID-19. The donation will provide over 800,000 treats and 13,000 meals to keep tails wagging.
Now that’s news worth meowing about! >^..^<
While many have more time to welcome a new pet into their lives, with lost jobs and hardships experienced due to the coronavirus, individuals and animal rescue organizations are faced with financial restraints, limited resources, and are in need of additional support to continue to keep our beloved animals healthy and safe.
“We are currently living through an unprecedented time in our lives,” comments Marc Cathcart, President of Pure Treats Inc. the makers of PureBites®. “People are going through financial hardship and social distancing, but one bond that holds true during good and bad times is the one between a pet and their family. At PureBites®, we have always believed this, which is why we have donated over $500,000 worth of PureBites® products to the ASPCA and the Toronto Humane Society.”
Animal welfare organizations across the country are reporting a surge in demand for rescue cats and dogs. PureBites® is supporting the ASPCA and Toronto Humane Society who have continued to find placements via digital applications and provide aid in keeping their tummies full during this challenging time.
“The impact this donation has is massive. Our animals, and all the animals, thank PureBites,” remarks Hannah Sotropa, Toronto Humane Society Public Relations Specialist. “We are a non-profit organization that relies solely on donations and public support. Because we have no government contract, when we are lucky enough to receive donations like this, we are so abundantly grateful. All of our animals receive enrichment 365 days a year, which includes positive reinforcement training with our robust training department; this involves a lot of praise and A LOT of treats!“
With a wide assortment of one-ingredient treats and its NEW RAW Freeze Dried Food or Topper, PureBites® is the ideal choice for health conscious pet parents.
“We are hearing so many great stories about people adopting pets during these difficult times”, says Marc Cathcart. “Giving away PureBites® treats or food to new pet parents will only help foster the human animal bond. We are hoping that this donation will bring some joy to people and their pets because we all need a little cheer right now.”
About PureBites® (Pure Treats Inc.)
Founded in 2005, PureBites® is a Canadian company from Montreal Quebec. Over the past 15 years, PureBites® has become a leader in natural cat treats and dog food. Focused on its core principle of asking pet parents to turn the bag around and look at their natural and pure ingredients, PureBites® is building a loyal following of pets who are crazy about PureBites® nutrient rich treats, food and toppers. Most PureBites® treats, food and toppers are sourced & made in the USA and are available throughout leading North American pet specialty chains like PetSmart, Pet Valu, Petland, and Ren’s, as well as thousands of neighborhood pet stores.