Skip to comments.Scooby SNAPs: New York organization offers ‘Pet Food Stamps’
Posted on 02/25/2013 5:37:45 PM PST by digger48
The number of people in America on Food Stamps remains at an all-time high, and now a new program is allowing Fido, Garfield and their peers to get in on the goods.
While the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) is a federal program administered by the states, Pet Food Stamps is a New York-based nonprofit that helps pet owners who cant afford to support their animal friends.
The Pet Food Stamps program
has been created to fill the void in the United States Food Stamp program which excludes the purchase of pet food and pet supplies. In these rough economic times, many pet owners are forced to abandon their beloved pet to the ASPCA, North Shore Animal League or other animal shelters due to the inability to pay for their basic food supply and care, the organizations website explains.
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I have no problem with this and have contributed to several animal care charities. Frankly, those pets really do have the “misfortune” of having “less fortunate” owners, and they can’t buy lottery tickets to get themselves out of it, and can’t cash them anyway.
Folks willingly contribute money to be redistributed to those that need it.
That's the way welfare used to be before there was welfare. Turning back the clock would be fine w/ me.
Well, dogs don’t vote. Most of them.
If it’s charitable donations instead of tax dollars, I’m all for it.
...and people would have a whole lot more money that they could spare to donate to charities of their choice like this if so much weren’t taxed away to pay for the government funded charities of someone else’s choice.
Snoopy and Scooby have run for president along with their rodent friend, Mickey. We'd be better off with any of them.
Until recent times, it was the law in many areas that the election results be spoken at a certain day and time on the steps of the city or country clerk office by the city/country election official. It was vastly entertaining to hear them read off:
“Micky Mouse - 134 votes.”
“Micky M. Mouse” - 12 votes.”
“Seymour Butts - 10 votes.”
“I. P. Nitely” - 4 votes.”
...and then a long list of people who would vote for themselves with one vote each.
This was not publicized much in order to discourage it.