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Bow Wow Luau & the Cat’s Meow celebrates 10 years of raising money for needy animals

This cute little dog was at the Bow Wow Meow Luau on Sunday. (Source: NBC12)
This cute little dog was at the Bow Wow Meow Luau on Sunday. (Source: NBC12)
Updated: May. 27, 2019 at 8:54 PM EDT
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The event raises money to help save lives of homeless and abused dogs and cats in our community

WRIGHTSVILLE BEACH, N.C. (WECT) - This year marks the 10-year anniversary of The Bow Wow Luau & the Cat’s Meow, which raises money to help save lives of homeless and abused dogs and cats in our community.

Organizers of the event have raised and donated more than $65,000 to animal rescue groups in the Cape Fear region.

The 10th annual Bow Wow Luau and Cat's Meow event is May 31. (Source: Bow Wow Luau)
The 10th annual Bow Wow Luau and Cat's Meow event is May 31. (Source: Bow Wow Luau)(Bow Wow Luau | Bow Wow Luau)

The event, at Shell Island Resort on Friday, May 31, includes live music and a Hawaiian Hula dancing performance.

North Carolina is ranked forth in the nation of euthanasia due to pet overpopulation

Trish Arnold organizes the annual event. She is the founder of a group called Heidi’s Hope for Homeless Animals, Inc., a Best Friends Network Partner. Arnold said Best Friends is leading the way on a bold initiative to make our country no kill by 2025.

More information is available here.

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