Pittsburg mayor Pamela Henderson has signed a proclamation declaring the week of May 4-May 8 as American Humane’s Be Kind to Animals Week in Pittsburg.

Pittsburg mayor Pamela Henderson has signed a proclamation declaring the week of May 4-May 8 as American Humane’s Be Kind to Animals Week in Pittsburg.
In keeping with this, the Southeast Kansas Humane Society will have an open house and adoptathon May 2 through May 4 at the animal shelter, located 2 1/4 miles west on 20th Street from the US 69 Bypass.
Refreshments will be served, and pet odor eliminator candles and car magnets will be available for purchase. Credit cards are now accepted by the society for payment of fees and/or donations.
The shelter is open from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday. Visitors are always welcome. The SEK Humane Society is currently celebrating its 35th anniversary of service to the community.