Target: Susan Baxter, Chairman of Hightstown Animal Welfare Committee
Goal: Thank the Hightstown Animal Welfare Committee for their generous donation of pet oxygen masks
It is a sad truth that during some house fires, pets tend to get trapped inside and become smothered with smoke. Firefighters rescuing animals in these situations usually have no choice but to attempt to use regular oxygen masks that are ill-fitting on most animals. Thanks to the generous donation of pet oxygen masks from the Animal Welfare Committee of Hightstown, New Jersey, the Hightstown Fire Department and First Aid Squad will be able to properly administer oxygen to pets if a situation requires them to do so.
During a fire, pet animals can often become frightened and confused. It becomes harder for them to think clearly and they sometimes find themselves stuck or trapped as thick smoke surrounds them. In a situation such a this, if the pet is still alive, it is very crucial that they have oxygen administered to them the moment they are pulled from the fire.
The Hightstown Animal Welfare Committee recognizes that during fire and rescue situations, firefighters should be able to have the proper equipment to handle pets. With these pet oxygen masks, Hightstown firefighters will be better equipped to save the lives of pet animals who have inhaled harmful amounts of smoke during a fire. Sign this petition and thank the Hightstown Animal Welfare Committee for their contributions and their involvement in the welfare of Hightstown’s pets.
Dear Susan Baxter,
I would like to thank you and the rest of the Hightstown Animal Welfare Committee for the generous donation of pet oxygen masks to the Hightstown Fire Department and First Aid Squad. Sadly, many pet animals tend to become frightened and confused during a house fire and find themselves trapped in their homes, overwhelmed by the thick smoke. In these situations, firefighters usually have no other choice except to attempt putting an ill-fitting oxygen mask on the animal.
With your donation of pet oxygen masks, the Hightstown firefighters will have the right equipment to properly handle pets during a fire and rescue situation. Firefighters will be able to properly and efficiently administer oxygen to the animals who desperately need it. I would like to thank you again for your donation and for your interest and involvement in the welfare of Hightstown’s pets.
[Your Name Here]
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