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  • Pet Food Stamps’ Program Launches to Help Low-Income Americans Feed Their Animals

    02/26/2013 10:10:50 AM PST · by Ben Mugged · 15 replies
    The Blaze ^ | Feb. 26, 2013 | Billy Hallowell
    America’s food stamp epidemic is well-documented. At the government level, the focus is obviously on creating programs that help feed humans — but what about pets? What happens to those animals with owners who simply can’t afford to pay for expensive cuisine? Alas, there’s a solution. A new program called Pet Food Stamps has launched, an initiative aimed at using private donations to help those who cannot afford nutrients for their furry friends. The organization assists low-income Americans who are already struggling and potentially relying upon government assistance to put food on their tables. Naturally, many would argue that those...
  • Scooby SNAPs: New York organization offers ‘Pet Food Stamps’

    02/25/2013 12:16:16 PM PST · by Responsibility2nd · 14 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 0/2 | Caroline May
    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 can’t 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...