Lucky Star Spay Neuter Program

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Lucky Star Spay Neuter Program News
A Publication of the Lucky Star Spay Neuter Program
12 Birch Lane Morristown, N. J. 07960 Email: luckystarprogram@att.net
Volume 2 April 2004

Seven in NJ Honored as “Lucky Star Vets”
The following Vets have joined the Lucky Star Program, pledging a limited number of absolutely free spay neuter surgeries and other services to the needy animals of their choice in 2004: Dr. Ohad Barnea, Cliffside and Crossroads Animal Hospitals in Cliffside Park and Fort Lee, Drs.Erno Hollo, Kelly Vex, Lorraine Marks & Leah Gibbs, Basking Ridge Animal Hospital, Dr. Harvey E. Hummel, Andover Animal Hospital and Dr. P. Picone, Audubon Veterinary Associates,

Together their pledges total 80 free surgeries for 2004, for which they receive no financial compensation!

These Lucky Star Vets are key and generous partners in the effort to curb the enormous problem of animal over population. We salute each of them and thank them most sincerely for their generosity.

Time for Spring Cleaning? Host a Garage Sale!
Great way to raise $’s for a NJ spay neuter fund such as People for Animals Low Cost Spay Neuter, 433 Hillside Ave., Hillside NJ 07205. Just specify “for Spay Neuter” on your check.
NJVF ends “Operation Feral Cat”
Sadly, due to lack of financial support, New Jersey Veterinary Foundation has ended this program, in which participating Vets would spay/neuter feral cats for $10.Whatever ones feelings about feral cat colonies, there can be no dispute that reducing the number of births prevented much suffering.

DID YOU KNOW?
(Per the Animal Protection Institute, Sacramento CA)

Between 7-10 million cats and dogs are euthanized in shelters annually.

A cat can have her first litter when she is just 5 months old

There are an estimated 50 million feral and homeless cats in the US

US taxpayers spend over $1 billion /yr to collect, house, destroy and dispose of unwanted animals.

Spay Neuter Info:
1-(800) 321-PETS or
1-(800) 248-SPAY.

JERSEY PETS Magazine
Watch for an article on the Lucky Star Program in their next issue!