Volunteers collecting supplies for displaced animals, livestock in Baton Rouge

CYNTHIANA, Ky. (WTVQ) – Volunteers in Cynthiana are collecting supplies for animals displaced in the Baton Rouge flooding.

They say there are thousands of displaced animals and nearly half of those are livestock.

One truckload of supplies has already gone down to Louisiana.

“From what I’ve heard they’re ecstatic and they’re blessed to have us to come with the products,” said Mark Sadler who has donated a semitrailer to carry the supplies down.

Volunteers will continue to collect donations through Wednesday afternoon, August 24th.

There is a semitrailer parked in the Cynthiana Southern States parking lot for larger items. Vanhook Hardware, Tractor Supply, and Harrison Vet Clinic have donation boxes. They asked that people only drop off items during business hours.

Items needed:
-shovels
-wheel barrels, buckets
-fans
-extension cords
-power strips
-dog and cat food
-litter and litter boxes
-horse, cow and pig feed
-crates
-bowls
-paper towels
-towels, blankets, ect.
-bleach
-leashes
-collars
-potty pads
-flea and tick prevention
-water
-monetary donations

Volunteers say if they collect so many supplies, they may send more trucks.

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