“Furry Friends” Contest Helps Raise Money for Pets 

Some four-legged friends got to strut their stuff for a good cause.A Furry Friends contest was held at Sunbury Village retirement home on Sunday.Residents entered their pets into the contest all while raising money and donations for pets.Cutbacks at the Eastern Area Agency on Aging prompted the fundrasier.The contest showed that these pets are members of the family for the residents.Sales and Marketing Team Leader at Sunbury Village Deborah Wisdom said, “Your children may be in Florida or California, but you know what? This little furry friend is here with you today, day and night and they are the heart and soul of a lot of these people.”A feisty cat named Cocoa and loveable puppy Sadie shared the crown as Miss Furry Friend.The contest helped raise $74 and over 300 pounds of food and other pet supplies.