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A tragic fire in Paxton

A Tragedy In the Animal Community
Saturday evening, a devastating fire ripped through SweetPea Friends of Rutland Animal no kill shelter in Paxton, MA. With heavy hearts we must report that 17 dogs and 39 cats perished in the fire. 
Three dogs and one cat are currently in stable condition at the veterinary hospital and one dog; Stella is in critical condition. We ask that all of our supporters please keep the surviving dogs and cat in your thoughts and prayers along with the volunteer staff of SweetPea, and veterinary staff caring for the survivors. To learn more about the devastation and also to help whether you are near and far, please visit
Paws 4 A Cure will be making a donation to SweetPea Friends of Rutland in the amount of $500.00. It is not a lot of money but every dollar can make a difference.
With every Paws 4 A Cure t-shirt sold until the end of 2015, we will donate $5 of your purchase to Sweetpea Friends of Rutland Animals. The $5 donation will go towards helping the dogs and cat that are in the veterinary hospital. Order your t-shirt today to help the dogs and cats of Paws 4 A Cure and SweetPea. Order now: 




P.O. Box 1821, Wakefield, MA, 01880
Paws 4 A Cure is a registered 501(c)(3), all volunteer non-profit charity
Helping our furry family members get fighting chance at life!