Critters in Canadian animal shelters will be eating with tails wagging after a man purchased a pet store’s entire inventory and donated 570 bags and cans of food.
Sean Squires heard a Petculture store was going out of business and bought all the pet food in stock before it closed its doors for good. He paid about $3,000 for $13,000 of food.
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The store’s insurance company prevented it from donating the food to shelters directly, so Squires saved it from being dumped into a landfill.
The Newfoundland man has plenty of mouths to feed at home — nine cats he’s acquired as strays over the years — but couldn’t pass up the deal to help other rescue animals.
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“Because I could, and the animals needed it, basically,” he told The Telegram. “I thought it was the normal thing to do.”
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