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For now this is a private program, but don’t think for a second that it isn’t perking up the ears of the welfare state proponents in Washington, DC:
If you are struggling to buy food and supplies for your pets, there may be help for you.
Pets are like members of the family, so when their family is in need, so are they.
That gave Marc Okon an idea. He founded the non-profit company “pet food stamps” in New York City.
The company started two weeks ago, and already thousands of people have logged onto his website.
“I intend to keep people from choosing from having to feed themselves or their pets or having to surrender their pets to a high kill shelter.”
Prediction: The current administration will be all over the pet food stamps movement within a year: