PRESS RELEASE / ANNOUNCEMENTS Sunday, September 30, 2012

Community Support for Local Animal Rescue Shelters

Local pet sitters are asking Santa Barbara animal lovers to help out abandoned pets.

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In honor of National Animal Shelter Appreciation Week, Mica Hase of Snoopy’s Cat Sitting and Sunny Adams of The Pets Pal are joining forces with the National Association of Professional Pet Sitters (NAPPS) for the “Presents 4 Pets” campaign, a collection drive to benefit pets in Santa Barbara animal shelters, and provide items desperately needed to help keep shelters operational and animals comfortable and safe. The campaign will be running during the month of October and will culminate in the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) National Animal Shelter Appreciation Week, observed November 4-10, 2012.

As part of this annual campaign, Snoopy’s Cat Sitting and The Pets Pal are reaching out to encourage animal lovers to donate products such as toys, cat and dog food, treats, blankets, towels, beds, leashes and collars, litter boxes and kitty litter, as well as cleaning materials. The donations will benefit locally run shelters: ASAP, DAWG, ResQCats and Cold Noses, Warm Hearts. Donations may be deposited inside the Santa Barbara Main Library. For additional locations, please visit or

“This is a great opportunity for all animal lovers to make a difference for pets that are victims or abuse, neglect, indifference, and a harsh economy,” commented Mica Hase of Snoopy’s Cat Sitting. “In addition to offering support to abandoned pets in Santa Barbara, we hope to generate awareness of our community rescue shelters and the important role they serve”, said Sunny Adams of The Pets Pal.

Mica Hase is the owner and operator of Snoopy’s Cat Sitting and is Santa Barbara’s only NAPPS certified pet sitter. She is specializing in in-home cat care and is serving feline families in the greater Santa Barbara area. Sunny Adams is the owner of The Pets Pal and is serving clients in Santa Barbara and the Bay Area, specializing in in-home pet care.

For more information, contact Mica Hase, of Snoopy’s Cat Sitting at (805) 613-7387,, or Sunny Adams of The Pets Pal at (805) 886-1436,

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