Beltrami County Humane Society could close its doors next year if it doesn’t find $40,000
Published 11/11/2011, Bemidji Pioneer
Heather Hertel met the friend she had been looking for – a brown and white cat named Liberty. It was cute, cuddly and friendly with other cats and dogs, all the qualities she was looking for in a pet. Hertel eventually left the Beltrami Humane Society empty-handed, needing more time to think about adopting a pet, but she may only have a month to decide. If the nonprofit organization doesn’t fill a $40,000 budget shortfall, it could close its doors by the end of December.Word count: 866
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