Sandy Hook charity doubles outreach to ‘honor the beautiful bond’ between seniors and their pets

NEWTOWN — A nonprofit launched to honor a slain Sandy Hook girl who beloved animals has doubled its outreach to houses of seniors in Fairfield and Litchfield counties who require assist to care for their animals.

“Oftentimes because of a economic hardship that wasn’t anticipated, more mature adults uncover on their own earning choices between caring for on their own or their pets … a final decision that normally arrives with a wrestle exactly where they offer for their pets more than themselves,” states Jennifer Hubbard, who commenced the Catherine Violet Hubbard Foundation in memory of her daughter. “The Senior Paws Challenge thinks if there is a have to have to supply standard veterinary treatment or meals or at times momentary shelter, it is our obligation to honor the stunning bond that a ton of more mature grownups have with their pets.”

The Senior Paws Venture Hubbard refers to has become just one of the marquee plans for the nonprofit, escalating from a constituency of 11 cities at the conclusion of previous year to 24 towns now, ranging from Greenwich to Torrington.