Our cat and dog 2017 Fiesta medals are here!

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2017 Fiesta MedalsOur 2017 Fiesta medals, featuring Auggie the dog and Franklin the cat, can be purchased now in The Cannoli Fund’s Fiesta medal shop and on eBay. Each medal proclaims “Spay or Neuter Pets,” the central mission of our nonprofit serving the cats and dogs of King William and Lavaca.

The star of this year’s dog medal is Auggie, a bull terrier/Amstaff mix, found in terrible condition in King William last summer. Although young, Auggie had multiple health problems, including a terrible case of mange, heartworm disease, and a large lump above his tail. Our Cannolicare and spay/neuter reimbursement programs covered Auggie’s months of veterinary care. Auggie’s foster mom has taken him to all of his vet appointments. She’s slowly nursed him back to health, showing Auggie the love, attention, and care he, and all dogs, deserve. Watch this website for Auggie’s full story with photos, coming soon.

2017 marks the first year a kitten has starred on our cat Fiesta medal. Franklin, a light orange and white kitten, was found alone on the street. Quickly scooped up by a neighbor, the kitten went to the vet to be checked out. He was fostered for only a few hours by one of our board members, then Franklin’s rescuers decided they couldn’t live without him. They came and picked him up from his foster and took him home to join their family. Franklin has lived in the lap of luxury, along with two dog siblings, ever since! Learn more about Franklin over the coming weeks.

Each medal costs $10. Preorder now in our 2017 Fiesta Medal shop or on eBay. Purchase now at Pig Liquors (Just moved to 519 S. Presa), The King William Association office (122 Madison Street), 
Lucy’s Doggy Daycare and Spa’s Downtown location (937 S. Laredo), South Alamode Panini and Gelato Company (Blue Star Complex, Building B, 1420 S Alamo St #102), and Villa Finale: Museum and Gardens (401 King William). We’ll be selling the medals at SA Urban Pets’ Pin PAWty on Saturday, April 1 and Pin Pandemonium at Fiesta Fiesta at HemisFair Park  on Thursday, April 20. Find us at the Ilse’s Attic booth at King William Park at the King William Fair on April 29. We also have a few 2016 cat and dog Fiesta medals still available in our shop and on eBay. Get them while you can!

Our medals are for sale at the Official Fiesta Commission store at 2611 Broadway for $12/each.

All proceeds support our all-volunteer nonprofit organization that benefits animals in the King William and Lavaca neighborhoods. Our programs include the Community Cat Carpool, Cannoli’s Kitchen, Spay/Neuter Reimbursement, Cannoli’s Canteen neighborhood water bowls, microchip scanning, and Cannolicare vet bill assistance. Follow us on The Cannoli Fund’s Facebook page or Instagram account for more about our 2017 Fiesta Medals.

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