A semi full of cat and dog food stopped at Pets Supplies Plus in St. Clair Shores Thursday as part of the national Holiday Kibble Drop.
The 14-stop tour brings 500,000 meals to shelter and rescues across the country and was organized by Ellen Degeneres, who is part owner of Halo pet products, and Mimi Ausland, a 16-year-old who founded www.freekibble.com.
Organizers delivered 40,000 pounds of Halo dog and cat food to Pet Supplies Plus, where eight local shelters and rescues received the food.
Local shelters included:
- Michigan Humane Society
- Michigan Animal Adoption Network
- Animal Rescue Fund
- Homeward Bound Rescue League
- Last Chance Rescue
- Hopeful Heart Rescue
- Guardian for Animals