October 19, 2011

Floofins & Co. Has Kicked Off Their Annual Presents 4 Pets Campaign

Author: Kristin Skelton

P4P Means Presents 4 Pets, An Annual Collection Drive Benefiting Pets In Shelters!

With National Animal Shelter Appreciation Week coming up in November, Floofins & Co., Chicago’s Suburban Kenneling Alternative, has joined forces with the National Association of Professional Pet Sitters (NAPPS) for their second annual “Presents 4 Pets” campaign, a collection drive to benefit pets in shelters and provide items desperately needed to help keep shelters operational, and animals comfortable and safe.

This national program, already underway, will run until mid November, coinciding with the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) National Animal Shelter Appreciation Week observed November 6-12, 2011. As part of this annual program, Floofins & Co. and other NAPPS members across the country are reaching out to their clients and community and encouraging them to collect and donate items such as dog and cat food, treats, kitten milk replacement, cat litter, toys, bleach, towels and blankets, leashes and collars and trash bags.

This is a great opportunity for all animal lovers to help provide for those animals often forgotten. In addition to offering support to our local shelters and shelter animals, we hope to generate awareness of community shelters and the important role they serve in our community

You can help by dropping the following items at one of our drop box locations:

  • Dry Dog and Cat Food
  • Canned Dog and Cat Food
  • Dog and Cat Treats
  • Whiskas/KMR (Kitten Milk Replacement)
  • Cat Litter (Clay/Non-clumping)
  • Dog and Cat Toys (Lightly Loved OK)
  • Clorox Bleach/Trash and Ziploc Bags
  • Towels and Blankets (Lightly Loved OK)
  • Leashes and Collars (Lightly Loved OK)

Drop boxes are being sponsored at the follwing locations:

  • Carol Stream Animal Hospital (140 W. Elk Trail, Carol Stream)
  • TailGate (830 N. Addison Ave., Elmhurst)
  • Pets Etc. (1299 S. Naper Blvd., Naperville)
  • Coldwell Banker of LaGrange (219 W. Hillgrove Ave., LaGrange)
  • UPS Store (205 E. Butterfield Rd., Elmhurst)
  • Modern Dog Boutique (29 S. Prospect Ave., Clarendon Hills)
  • Pet Necessities (4354 Johnston Ave., Western Springs)
  • Natural Pet Market (263 Rice Lake Square, Wheaton)

This year’s donations will be benefiting Cat Nap From the Heart of La Grange, Du Page Animal Care and Control of Wheaton, Hinsdale Humane Society of Hinsdale, Naperville Area Humane Society of Naperville, and West Suburban Humane Society of Downers Grove. For more information, visit and click on P4P.

Floofins & Co. is  “A Kenneling Alternative” providing in-home pet care for busy pet parents. At Floofins & Co. we define “floofin” as a furry family member. While many of Floofins & Co.’s clients are furry, we also care for feathered, scaled and finned friends. They are all floofins to us. Bonded and insured, Floofins & Co. serves the townships of Addison, Bolingbrook, Burr Ridge, Clarendon Hills, Darien, Downers Grove, Elmhurst, Elmwood Park, Glen Ellyn, Hinsdale, La Grange, Lisle, Lombard, Naperville, Oak Brook, Oak Park, Riverside/Brookfield, Villa Park, Western Springs, Wheaton and surrounding areas.

NAPPS is a national trade association dedicated to promoting the concept of in-home pet care, supporting the professionals engaged in at-home pet care, promoting the welfare of animals and improving and expanding the industry of pet sitting. NAPPS provides valuable credibility, networking and education to help foster the success of their members.  The association also actively works to promote the value of pet sitting, and to advocate the welfare of animals.

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