Palm Valley Animal Society foster volunteer nationally recognized

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EDINBURG – Rita Phelps, a foster volunteer at Palm Valley Animal Society (PVAS), has been recognized as one of 22 National Foster Heroes by the Petco Foundation and Skechers’ charity footwear collection, BOBS from Skechers in celebration of National Foster a Pet Month in June.

PVAS said Rita has been a foster for 70 animals at the shelter. She has fostered 68 kittens and cats, and 2 dogs, one whom she adopted. With a caring touch, Rita has nursed numerous neonatal kittens and cats suffering from upper respiratory and other medical complications.

In addition PVAS said Rita will receive a prize pack including BOBS from Skechers shoes and their incredible lifesaving work will be honored along with their National Foster Hero peers on petcofoundation.org/foster.

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