CAT DEPOT SPOKESPURRSON CROSSES RAINBOW BRIDGE; MEMORIAL FUND CREATED FOR MIGHTY LOU, CAPED CRUSADER

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CAT DEPOT SPOKESPURRSON CROSSES RAINBOW BRIDGE

MEMORIAL FUND CREATED FOR MIGHTY LOU, CAPED CRUSADER

 

Sarasota, Fla. – (March 11, 2015) – It is with heavy hearts that Cat Depot said goodbye to their caped crusader, Mighty Lou, “spokespurrson” for special needs cats, and best friend. His mighty spirit will remain alive in the hearts of everyone whose lives he touched. The Mighty Lou Memorial Fund has been established in his memory to carry on his mission of helping special needs cats and the Friends Like Me program at Cat Depot. And, a room at Cat Depot will be dedicated in Mighty Lou’s honor. Donations are accepted online at www.catdepot.org, or stop by Cat Depot, 2542 17th Street, Sarasota, FL 34234.

 

Friends Like Me is a Cat Depot Program to provide emergency medical care and treatment to Cat Depot cats and kittens who are sick, injured or have chronic illnesses, such as diabetes. Mighty Lou was a special needs cat with diabetes. With the help of his doting mom, he was able to overcome his disabilities, and he became the “spokespurrson” for Cat Depot’s Friends Like Me program. The caped crusader and his mom, Nancy Colby, traveled around southwest Florida promoting this program to help homeless cats and kittens. He was especially proud of his efforts to help cats who suffered an injury or illness. Though he himself was deaf, Mighty Lou spoke loudly to his cause, and provided inspiration, happiness and laughter to all those who met him. Mighty Lou’s mission to save the lives of Friends Like Me continues on in his memory.

 

Mighty Lou was an internet sensation and local celebrity with his own Facebook page and weekly blog.

 

Mighty Lou’s Facebookpage: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Mighty-Lou/246572975534223?sk=timeline

Mighty Lou’s Blog: http://blog.catdepot.org/

In Memory of Mighty Lou Video on YouTube: http://youtu.be/hlvV_22euTg

 

Cat Depot, a nonprofit, 501(c)3 no-kill, free-roaming facility, is recognized for its progressive design and commitment to helping homeless, abandoned and injured animals. Cat Depot’s mission is to save lives, find loving homes, and provide the resources and education to improve the destiny of homeless cats.

 

Open Monday through Friday 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., Saturday and Sunday 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Handicap accessible. The Cat Depot Supply and Gift store is open daily featuring top name brands of cat food and litter, calming products, treats, and unique gifts for cats and cat lovers. Cat Depot is located at 2542 17th Street, Sarasota, Fla. 34234. For more information, go to www.catdepot.org, or call 941.366.2404.

 

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