Five cent cat neuters offered
Special to The Monitor
CRANDALL–Kaufman County Animal Awareness partners with
the Humane Society of the United States to promote National Spay Day
KCAAP will participate in Spay Day USA 2008, a national campaign to
promote the life-saving benefits of spay/neuter, when it hosts “Fix
Felix For Five” at its Regional Spay/Neuter clinic in Crandall
Wednesday, Feb. 27.
The first 100 callers to mention this promotion will be able to neuter
their male cats for only five cents.
All other cat neuters performed that day will be at a reduced price of
“Spay/Neuter protects pet health, improves pet behavior and lessens the
burden on animal shelters and taxpayers,” KCAAP president Bonnie Hill
said. “It is an act of love towards your pet and your community,” she
Along with “Fix Felix For Five,” KCAAP will offer microchips, another
lifesaving service for $10 which includes a life-time national
These special offers are made possible by public donations made to KCAAP,
a non-profit 501(c)(3) all volunteer organization that has provided
low-cost pet sterilization surgeries and vaccinations for more than
Texas law requires a current rabies vaccination, if proof cannot be
provided at the time of surgery, animals must be vaccinated for $6.
For more info, call (972) 472-3500, to schedule the surgery.
“Trees for America”
Free trees offered for Arbor Day
Monitor Staff Reports
CEDAR CREEK LAKE–The Arbor Day Foundation is once again offering free
trees for joining.
Every person from Texas who joins the Arbor Day Foundation in February
will receive 10 free Eastern redbud trees.
The free trees are part of the nonprofit Foundation’s “Trees for
“Rosebuds will add lasting beauty to homes across Texas,” Arbor Day
Foundation CEO John Rosenow said. “They will also add to the proud
heritage of Texas’ 598 Tree City USA communities.
“For more than 30 years, Tree City USA has supported community forestry
across Texas, and planting these lovely rosebuds will add to this
important tree-planting tradition,” Rosenow said. Arbor Day is April 25.
The trees will be shipped postpaid at the right time for planting,
between March 1 and May 31, with enclosed planting instructions.
The six- to 12-inch trees are guaranteed to grow, or they will be
replaced free of charge.
Members also receive a subscription to the Foundation’s colorful
bimonthly publication, Arbor Day, and The Tree Book with information
about tree planting and care.
To become a member of the Foundation and receive the free trees, send a
$10 contribution to Ten Free Eastern Redbud Trees, Arbor Day Foundation,
100 Arbor Ave., Nebraska City NE 68410 by Feb. 29, or go to
49er’s Club Valentine Dance
Special to The Monitor
SEVEN POINTS–When the doors opened at 6 p.m. Thursday,
Feb. 14, for the 49er’s Valentine Dance, ladies attending received a
long-stem chocolate rose and the gentlemen a sweetheart box of candy.
Since this was the second Thursday of the month, it was also our guest
night. Anyone wishing to sing or play an instrument with Chuck and the
49er’s band were welcome to do so.
Guest performers were Joe Barker, Barry Barnett of Kaufman, Ken Johnson
of Forney and Joe Walenta of Payne Springs.
Later in the evening, we honored two couples who were celebrating
Valentine’s wedding anniversaries. Ruby and E.L. Cook of Kaufman were
married Feb. 12 and Julia and Harold Hebel of Kemp were married three
years ago Feb. 14.
A long formal table was decorated in red and white. There were two sheet
cakes decorated with red roses, wedding bells and white doves.
A wedding photo was featured on each cake. Each couple shared a kiss and
cut their cakes. Ice cream and punch was also served.
Longtime member Robert Repka of Kaufman was crowned Valentine Dance King
and the lovely Maxine Johnson of Forney was crowned Queen. She was
presented with a dozen red roses.
The evening ended with Chuck and the 49er’s band playing a beautiful
This was by far one of the best Valentine Dances ever with 127 guests
The Humane Society of Cedar Creek Lake
My name is Nelson. I am a
beautiful male Dachshund. I was brought to the shelter by animal
control, so I have no history. So far, I seem pretty laid back
and gentle. I am a wonderful boy looking for my new forever
My name is Oreo. I am a beautiful
female black Lab. I was brought to the shelter by animal
control, so I have no history. I seem to get along with other
dogs. I need help with leash training. I have been started on my
shots and need to be fixed. I am a beautiful girl looking for my
We are a whole litter of Shepherd
mix babies. We were brought to the shelter by animal control, so
we have no history. We have been started on our first set of
shots. We are good kids looking for our new forever homes.
I am a beautiful Border Collie,
who is four months old, or so. I was brought to the shelter by
animal control, so I have no history. I have not been at the
shelter long, so not much is known about me. I am a beautiful
kid looking for a new home.
Pictured are just a few
animals at the Humane Society of Cedar Creek Lake in Seven
Points in dire need of a good home. Please call or stop by the
Humane Society today and rescue one of these forgotten animals.
The Humane Society of Cedar Creek Lake is located on 10220
County Road 2403 in
Seven Points. For more information, please call (903) 432-3422
after 11 a.m.
We are closed on Wednesday and Sunday.
For further information
visit our website at