It has been a busy summer for KAWS Animal Rescue and that will continue as we head into the fall and winter months. 

A board meeting was held on Wednesday to talk about plans moving forward. Grant Co-Ordinator of KAWS Kathy McMillan stopped in at the West Central Online Studios Thursday to talk about the meeting and other news from KAWS.

 "Some of the highlights from the meeting are currently we currently have 12 kittens and cats in care. We are stretched to the max at the moment, we are in desperate need of foster homes," McMillan said.

The group will be also holding a special popcorn sale in the Co-op Grocery Store parking lot next weekend as part of the Goose Festival activities from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm. They will also be working with Pet Value for some donations. McMillan explains. 

"We will be doing a drive for kitten food and litter; we are in dire need of that."

KAWS has had six adoptions since July according to McMillan, which "warms their hearts."

Back to Pet Value, KAWS does monthly fundraising events with the store. 

 "They have a bin in the store for donations of any kind and it is very, very appreciated," McMillan added.

 The Animal Rescue may look a little different, but the ultimate goal remains the same, to help animals in need.

"We do have a new board, and we are all gung-ho, and we're all absolutely passionate about animals," McMillan said.

The group also held a bottle drive in late August, and McMillan figures it brought in anywhere from $1200 to $1500 for the Animal Rescue. 

More information on KAWS can be found on their website here.

A clip of our conversation can be found below. 

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