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Food Stamps for Pets

While the pundits continue to insist that the economy is improving, many Americans are still struggling to earn enough to feed their families. As of April, 11.7 million were unemployed and another 7.9 million were underemployed—laboring part time because their employer cut hours or a full time job was not available. Unfortunately, when forced to make a choice between putting food on the table or in the pet bowl, many of these disadvantaged citizens have to surrender their dogs and cats to shelters. The Pet Food Stamps program wants to change this—keeping furry family members with the people who love them. read more