With reason, people often worry about how their holiday trees and decorations are gonna affect the animals around them. Amy Midden Fleming and her employer, TravelFocus, have taken this concern to an entirely different level.
Here’s the idea: Employees choose “ornaments” with various wish list items from a local no-kill, animal shelter or rescue organization. Then they venture out into the consumer wonderlands of pet supply products and spoil these homeless pets silly. This picture was posted on the Monday after Thanksgiving, so I’m imagining the TravelFocus group will probably be unable to get past its own front door from all the generosity by the end of the week.
Keep rescue groups in mind when considering end-of-the-year donations. They are tax-deductible gifts and go a long way toward helping not only the dogs, et al, but also the people who are footing bills for foster care, food, boarding expenses, crates, blankets, beds, medication, and all the little things we do to make life easier for our friends looking for homes.
Major gold stars to Amy’s company (and Amy!) for being so kind-hearted. Be sure to check them out when planning your vacation.
P.S. For good measure, I know Amy’s cat Knickers would be offended if I didn’t include some kind of blog-nod to him as well. Here you go, Mr. Knickers. You can be the Six Days meme as long as you stay this fabulous.