Wednesday, September 20, 2017

It's Almost Time for Remember Me Thursday

                                                         Orange badge with dog and cat silhouette with candles burning
   Next Thursday, September 28, 2017 we will participate in the fifth annual Remember Me Thursday®. It is a day set aside to remember the pets that don’t make it out of the shelters and rescues across the world. Each year over 2.7 million shelter pets will lose their lives without finding a forever home. That is simply heartbreaking. 
   There are ceremonies and events across the globe to shine a light of the plight of these pets. Visit the Remember Me Thursday Events page and see if there is anything planned in your area. If not, you can organize a candle lighting ceremony along with shelters in your hometown.
   Tweet and post pics of your adopted pets with the hashtag #RememberTheRescue. This challenge is a social media contest and participants can nominate their favorite pet adoption organization or facility for a chance to win one of three awesome prizes.
   You still have time to be a part of this amazing day of remembrance. Together, we can make a difference!
"We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.”

We are joining our friends at BlogPaws™ for
Wordless Wednesday.

42 comments :

  1. that is heartbreaking and devastating... and we will have a candle for all who ... well ya know...

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. The numbers are unbelievably sad. We will have a candle burning too.

      Delete
  2. Mom and I will be lighting our candle♥

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. It is important that we all shine a light of this sad situation so it can get better.

      Delete
  3. Heartbreaking - we will be lighting our candle

    ReplyDelete
  4. We are participating too!! We have adopted many rescues over the years! They ALL deserve good homes!! It is a good thing my husband puts a limit on how many dogs I can have...or I would have MANY more than I have now!

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. I thought that you joined in Remember Me Thursday. I'm the same way. I have wanted a Basset puppy but after following so many Basset Hound rescues, I think I've changed my mind. Older hounds need loving!

      Delete
  5. Aside from one dog, only the cats are from shelters at our house. It is sad to see all those poor pets needing homes.

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. My first cat was from our humane society. She was such a sweetie and lived for almost 20 years!

      Delete
  6. We are definitely participating. (It's organized by the shelter where I've been volunteering the past 11+ years.) That picture of that sweet baby makes me sad. Wishing all the adorable pets could find their forever homes.

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. We don't have anything local but I will be sharing on social media and have my candle burning. I'll look for your pics from your event!

      Delete
  7. Thank you so much for sharing this, I never heard of Remember Me Thursday. We are a foster family for a rescue in my area and am passionate about adopting rescue dogs!

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. It is our 3rd year to participate. It is such a great campaign to shine the light on adoption.

      Delete
  8. No events in my area, but I'm glad to see there are quite a few around the country! We will be lighting our candle and sharing a photo of Luke that day. How can someone not love that adorable dog in that photo?? It makes me sad that they can't all have homes.
    Jan, Wag 'n Woof Pets

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. I knew that you had been blogging about it too! We don't have any events around here but I will share my picture of Miss Gitty, my rescued cat.

      Delete
  9. We are not familiar with this event but we say it is a great campaign...for shelters.
    Our first family kitty was a shelter kitty when the peeps found him at our local shelter.
    Hugs madi and mom

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. My first cat was a rescue too. She was such a wonderful friend and companion. She "raised" four of our dogs! LOL!

      Delete
  10. Our candle will burn for those lost babies. Hard to fathom there are so many who never find that pawfect fur-ever home.

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. It is an incredible amount of pets to lose each year. I would love to adopt our next dog.

      Delete
  11. Replies
    1. Yay! The more the merrier! Thanks for caring.

      Delete
  12. We haven't heard of that. But we will remember them. So sad.

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. It is a great way to bring attention to the need for adopting pets.

      Delete
  13. I hadn't heard of this before. What a neat idea! I hope it will be a huge success and shine light on the plight of animals in need.

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. It is a very worthwhile cause. I'm excited to be a part of it.

      Delete
  14. We got an email reminder today!
    hugs
    Hazel & Mabel

    ReplyDelete
  15. Replies
    1. That's wonderful! I'll be sure to visit your post.

      Delete
  16. If we Ladiez can git our mom 2 remember an'akchually do a post then we will. Mom keepz sayin'she haz a good reezon this year since she an'our friend Flea intervened an'brought Miss Maizie here when her other humanz wuz wantin'2 rehome her.
    Lady Shasta'n Miss Maizie

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. There will be a lot of reminders on social media and I know Miss Maizie is a great reminder!

      Delete
  17. Thanks for sharing the word! Oh, yes and I plan to participate! -Valentine (& Mom) of Noir Kitty Mews

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. We are happy to participate too! #UntilTheyAllHaveHomes

      Delete
  18. What a wonderful way to bring and tighten awareness.

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. It is the one cause we participate in each year. The numbers of pets without homes is staggering.

      Delete
  19. What a wonderful way to remember all the pets in shelters waiting for loving homes.... and running out of time.
    Love & Biscuits,
    Dogs Luv Us and We Luv Them

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. The number of dogs and cats that don't make it out of shelters is heartbreaking. It is important that we shine a light on them.

      Delete

I'd love to hear from you! Bark back!