WHEREAS, More than 700 animal shelters throughout the United States and Canada are joining together for Pet Adoption 96, a unique nationwide effort to find homes for 50,000 homeless dogs, cats, pups and kittens on one weekend, May 3, 4, and 5th; and
WHEREAS, Animal shelters throughout Rhode Island are joining this nationwide effort, including the Bristol Animal Shelter; and
WHEREAS, The goal of this effort is to raise public awareness of the joys of shelter-adopted pets; and
WHEREAS, These shelters always have a healthy selection of various homeless and stray animals on hand for adoption year round; now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That this Senate of the State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations hereby proclaims the Month of May as Be Kind to Animals Month; and be it further
RESOLVED, That the Secretary of State be and he hereby is authorized and directed to transmit a duly certified copy of this resolution to Sgt. P. Karsh, Animal Control Supervisor of the Bristol Animal Shelter.