A Shelter’s Call For Old Chairs Goes Viral, And The Pets Couldn’t Be Happier

Everyone loves a nice, comfy chair ― and these dogs are no exception.  

The Knox County Humane Society in Galesburg, Illinois, lately put out a call for used seats.  

“ The shelter household pets certainly love their chairs ! ”   the organization, a no-kill protection,   wrote on Facebook. “ If anyone has any older seats they no longer want, please think about the shelter pets! ”

The general public responded in a big way.  

The shelter just released video showing their furry pals throwing back and relaxing in their comfy chair.  

Knox County Humane Society

They enjoy their chairs , ” Erin Buckmaster, the society’ s you are not selected executive director told the “ Today” show. “ It’ ersus wonderful. ”

The furniture isn’ t just going to the dogs.   The organization also posted a video showing a selection of their cats enjoying the donated seats .

These chairs probably would’ ve been sent out to the control for trash collection, Buckmaster mentioned, but now they’ re getting a 2nd life as comfy new sleeping spots for pets in require.  

“ We never imagined it would take off like this, ” Buckmaster said. “ I really just wished the dogs to feel much more comfortable while staying at the shelter. ”

Animal shelters around the country also need items ― including chairs ― plus donations. More importantly,   the domestic pets need forever homes.   In order to rescue a pet from a shelter in your area, try  Petfinder ,   Adopt-A-Pet   or the  ASPCA .