Joey's friends helping animals in Oklahoma

    7:44 PM, May 21, 2013   |    comments
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    MOORE, Okla. (KTHV) - Following Monday's devastating and deadly tornadoes that touched down in Oklahoma, there are many pets that need attention and help. Agencies in Arkansas are teaming up to help our neighbors in Oklahoma.

    Jenny Matthews, a Certified Veterinarian Technician for Doubletree Veterinarian Clinic in Ferndale and with Boulevard Vet Clinic in Maumelle, is going to Oklahoma to help animals in need. She is originally from Oklahoma and is leaving Thursday to assist friends at the Central Oklahoma Humane Society.

    She will serve as Joey's special correspondent in the field and send updates while she is there.

    All donations can be sent to the Central Oklahoma Humane Society - http://www.okhumane.org/  in care of Joey The Garden Cat.

    Other ways to help pets and animals affected by the tornado:

    Missing Pets in Moore - http://www.reddit.com/r/missingpetsinmoore/

    Animal Resource Center, Inc. in Ok - https://www.facebook.com/animalresourcecenter

    Pet Food Pantry of Oklahoma City - https://www.facebook.com/pages/Pet-Food-Pantry-of-Oklahoma-City/144152512267178

    McClain County Animal Response Team (McCART) in OK - https://www.facebook.com/pages/McClain-County-Animal-Response-Team-McCART/132561730152813

    Moore Oklahoma Tornado Recovery - https://www.facebook.com/MooreTornado

    Central Oklahoma Humane Society - http://www.okhumane.org/

    Lost & Found Pets in OK - http://okclostpets.com/

    Moore Oklahoma Tornado Lost and Found Animals - https://www.facebook.com/OKpets

    Benchmark Animal Hospital 1701 w 116th St, Perkins Ok.74059 phone 405 547 8381 Any animals in Carney that have been effected by the tornado and need shelter or medical attention, please call o on OKur hospital or drop off the animal for our staff to evaluate and treat them. We have a huge facility and can accommodate a significant amount of animals. Small animals, dogs, cats, etc. Please spread the word and keep safe. They would also welcome any donations. They did not ask for donations, I offered. I have called to verify.

    The Home Depot in Moore, OK currently has a Veterinarian onsite working to take of dogs and other animals injured during today's tornado. Please pass this information along to anyone in the area who might need this assistance.
    The store's address is 650 SW 19th St Moore, OK 73160.

    The Boulevard Vet Clinic in Maumelle is collecting supplies and going Thursday afternoon. 501-753-4492. 9883 Maumelle Blvd.

    The Arkansas Livestock and Poultry Commission Community Drop Off at 1 Natural Resources Drive, Little Rock, AR. Veterinary Diagnostic Lab Tuesday until Friday the 24 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

    Items needed:

    Paper Towels
    Dog/cat food
    Disposable feed bowls
    Leashes and collars
    Spray bottles
    Little boxes and kitty litter

    Money donations:
    501-907-2447 or 501-907-2448 

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