We often get disheartened when we see stories of animal abuse or neglect, so we are taking action and celebrating The Good News in this new feature. Too often, stories of good work on behalf of animals fly too far under the radar, and we want to shed light on these amazing animal advocates.
The Royal Oak Animal Shelter received a donation from an angel. They were struggling with funding and about to reduce their hours, learned that the late Loismae Murray, a lifelong cat lover, left the shelter $106,000 in her will. She had donated to the shelter for many years, and has now left a lasting last impression on this shelter. Her generosity didn't stop here, she also left sizeable donations to the Michigan Anti-Cruelty Society, the Michigan Humane Society and the Humane Society of the United States. Read more about this story here.