CHEYENNE, Wyo. (KGWN) - The Cheyenne Animal Shelter recently received 20 Kuranda pet beds from Animal Rescue Aid, a non-profit organization. Its TheBlueBed Donation Program™ started in 2010, with the mission of giving quality beds to animal shelters across the country.
Founder of Animal Rescue, Tracey French, says, “The importance of the bed goes beyond the immediate comfort of the animal. The beds are important in the adoption process. When animals are comfortable, their true personalities can shine through to potential adopters, and that helps give them a better chance at getting a new home!”
Cheyenne Animal Shelter’s President & CEO, Bob Fecht, applied for the grant this past summer. Fecht says, “Finding out we were awarded these beds is great news. Having a short platform bed that can be easily cleaned will provide all of our adoptable dogs with a more comfortable and safer environment.”
On Thursday, October 26th, Airmen first class officers Yakim, Llorens, and Hun from the 90th SSPTS helped assemble the beds. Hun says, “The Cheyenne Animal Shelter helps over 6,000 animals each year. We’re happy to help out an organization that helps improve the lives of so many animals and people in the community.”
Some of the Shelter’s older beds will be sent to a Casper shelter, which currently does not have beds.