Deck the Paws: Volunteers wanted to bring tail-wagging cheers

Judy Novak, Pet Welfare volunteer, folds blankets inside the cat room of the adoption center at Eglin Air Force Base, Fla., Dec. 6, 2023. Volunteers assist in various roles, ranging from office tasks such as handling phone calls and managing the facility. They also engage in hands-on duties, such as washing laundry and assisting with shifts for the cats and dogs, which involve cleaning, medicating, and socializing with the pets. Pet Welfare is non-profit, no-kill shelter that places anywhere from 100 to 300 surrendered and homeless cats and dogs very year since 1982. Those interested to adopt or volunteer may fill out an application from their website at or visit the shelter to meet the adoptable cats and/or dogs. (U.S. Air Force photo by Michelle Gigante)

PHOTO BY: Michelle Gigante
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