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Meals on Wheels makes a special delivery to elderly pet owners

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(KYTX) - Lots of disabled and elderly pet owners are getting a special delivery this week.

Lots of homebound seniors keep pets as companions, but can't always afford nice things for them. 
That's why meals on wheels volunteers are delivering holiday pet goodie bags to their clients. 

Pet owner and meals on wheels client Marilyn Kurtz says she and her cat Dylan are most thankful for the cat food in the goodie bag. 

 

"Oh you have no idea how he loves it! He eats a big bowl of it every morning and it has really helped financially with me," says Kurtz.

The program is a partnership between Meals on Wheels and Pets Fur People. Together the organizations are providing toys, and pet food to meals on wheels clients.

Eventually they hope to expand the program to others in the community as well.

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