April 6, 2009
We’re Painting the Big Apple…Orange?
That’s right, orange. That’s our color, so wear it like you mean it in honor of Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Month this April. We’re going to get down and party on behalf of animals.
So dress yourself, your kidseven your petsin ASPCA orange and join us on Tuesday, April 7, in New York City's Union Square Park from 4:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. for an evening of commemoration. Highlights include:
Free refreshments and entertainment, including live music by the X Brothersfeaturing Joe Bouchard of Blue Oyster Cult
A variety of pet-themed activities, including caricaturists, photographers and airbrushers
Meet-and-greet time with ASPCA's animal cops, behaviorists and pet poison prevention specialists
Fun giveaways and free vaccinations for cats and dogs at our mobile clinic
The showcasing of some of our wonderful animals who will be looking to find their forever homes
A spectacular sunset surprise, when buildings throughout the city will light up in ASPCA orange!
Make no mistake, animal loverswe’ve got plenty of reasons to celebrate! From the ASPCA Disaster Response Team’s efforts during Hurricanes Gustav and Ike to our involvement in Tennessee’s largest-ever puppy mill raid, we’ve had many victories in fighting animal cruelty in the past year. ASPCA founder Henry Bergh would be proud!