Wellness Pet Food to Donate up to $16,000 during, "You Click, We Donate" Facebook Campaign

The natural pet food brand will make a donation on behalf of Facebook users

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TEWKSBURY, Mass., Dec. 10, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The "You Click, We Donate" charitable holiday giving campaign, which runs through January 16, will benefit The Cat House on the Kings Cat Sanctuary & Adoption Center and the Green Chimneys Farm & Wildlife Rehabilitation Center, non-profits that both support animal causes.

"We're excited about this holiday donation," said Chanda Leary-Coutu, Wellness Marketing Communications Manager. "We have an active, engaged Facebook community and this campaign gives our fans a chance to take part in the generous spirit of the season. We hope that this initiative helps bring awareness to these deserving charities." 

To participate, Facebook users can visit the Wellness Pet Food Facebook page and select the, "You Click We Donate" tab, or access the campaign directly at: http://bit.ly/1jmbPKD. Those new to the Wellness on Facebook will be asked to, "like" the page in order to proceed to the entry page. From there, users can quickly sign up and Wellness will donate $1.00 on their behalf. The entry page features photos of The Cat House on the Kings founder Lynea Lattanzio, and Green Chimneys founders Sam and Myra Ross, as well as additional information on the organizations.

"The Cat House on the Kings relies strictly on donations from the public to carry out its mission," said founder Lynea Lattanzio. "The money donated will make a difference by allowing us to care for the cats at our facility and offer spay and neuter services to control pet overpopulation in the area." 

Wellness Pet Food will announce the total donation amount at the conclusion of the campaign.
 
Wellness®

At Wellness, we do whatever it takes to create the healthiest foods for the pets that depend on us. We believe food feeds their souls, sustains their lives and protects their bodies. For each of our recipes we never compromise - selecting nature's finest ingredients and combining them with unique super nutrients to help support whole body health and wellbeing. Like you, we know that our pets provide us unconditional love, and providing uncompromising nutrition is one way we can do the same for them.
We do more than make pet food. We create Wellness.™
To learn more about Wellness, visit www.wellnesspetfood.com.  Find Wellness on Twitter -http://www.twitter.com/wellnesspetfood and Facebook - www.facebook.com/wellnesspetfood.

About WellPet, LLC:

WellPet is home to the family of premium pet food brands including Wellness®, Old Mother Hubbard®, Eagle Pack®and Holistic Select®. For more than 100 years, WellPet has delivered on the promise of doing whatever it takes to make the healthiest natural products for the pets that depends on us. Today, our team of animal lovers, nutritionists and vets at WellPet are committed to carrying forth our strong heritage, continuing to find new ways to bring innovation, nutritional excellence and product quality to our family of natural brands, always putting pet health first.

About The Cat House on the Kings

The Cat House on the Kings is California's largest no-cage, no-kill, lifetime cat sanctuary and adoption center. Their mission is to place rescued cats and kittens into loving, permanent homes; to provide a safe, happy and healthy home for unwanted cats and kittens in a unique, no-cage facility; to prevent pet overpopulation through spaying and neutering; and to educate the public about responsible pet ownership.

The Cat House relies entirely on donations from the public to carry out its mission.

Learn more: http://www.cathouseonthekings.com/

About Green Chimneys

Green Chimneys, located in New York state, is a multi-faceted nonprofit organization helping young people maximize their full potential by providing residential, educational, clinical and recreational services that create and nurture connections to the community and the natural world.
The Farm & Wildlife Center is home to over 200 farm animals, horses, dogs, cats, and permanently injured or imprinted birds of prey and other wildlife. As a primary component of Green Chimneys programming for children with special needs, animal rescue and rehabilitation enables animals to thrive in the care of Green Chimneys staff and students, and play a role in supporting educational, therapeutic programs.

Learn more: http://www.greenchimneys.org/

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Chanda Leary-Coutu
Marketing Communications Manager