Mason County Mutts offers help to those affected by government shutdown

January 15, 2019

Mason County Mutts is working to provide free cat and dog food to help federal employees meet their animals’ needs during an extended government shutdown.

With federal employees throughout the state and the nation experiencing periods of furlough and halted wages as a result of the federal government shutdown, Mason County Mutts Vice President Teresa Swist said the group decided it was time to offer a helping hand to those experiencing a gap in pay.

“We discussed as a board that we would like to help those employees affected by the government shutdown,” Swist wrote in an email to the Daily News.

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