Sweetheart to animals, Kristen Bell, wants the Twittersphere to help find homes for shelter pets. Bell tweeted:
“Only 30% of pets in US homes come from shelters. Be a #LightForPets on
9/26 & bring awareness at http://www.remembermethursday.org shelter
Remember Me Thursday is a pet adoption awareness campaign happening on Thursday, September 26th. The campaign encourages users of social media to spread awareness of adoptable pets in shelters by tweeting the cause, changing their Facebook profile picture, and using the hashtag #LIGHTFORPETS. They even compiled a slew of informative Twitter posts you may use to further the cause. RMT also has information on how to organize your own candlelight vigil in honor of all the pets who didn’t make it. And of course, the organizers encourage you to adopt!
Bell isn’t the only celebrity remembering shelter pets on September 26th. Other stars taking action include comedian and actress, Margaret Cho; cat behaviorist, Jackson Galaxy; Kristin Chenoweth from “Wicked”; MUTTS cartoonist Patrick McDonnell; the Ian Somerhalder Foundation; and even meme sensation, Grumpy Cat, among others.
Remember Me Thursday is organized by Mike Arms, President and CEO of the Helen Woodward Animal Center.
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