Cat Tales, Inc.
PO Box 901
Middletown, CT 06457
PH: (860) 344-9043
Contact: Darlene Scirpo – Communications Director, CITC Committee Member
PRESS RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Cat Tales Names First Recipient of their Advocate for Animals Award
Middletown, CT - March 19, 2018
Gail Petras, Senior Animal Control Officer Middletown Police Department is the first recipient of
the Cat Tales Advocate For Animals Award.
The Advocate for Animals Award (AFA) honors a person who significantly influences
the quality of animals’ lives through personal commitment to animal welfare within their
community. This person also supports Cat Tales’ mission through their actions and
contributions of time, funding, knowledge, expertise, or professional experience.
“We at Cat Tales believe it’s essential to the success of animal rescue to acknowledge those
who support animal welfare in our community, “ says Deb Bagley, President of Cat Tales.
“Gail embodies all the qualities of this award every day in her work. Because of her efforts,
she deserves this recognition.”
The award will be presented at the annual Cats in the Castle fundraising event, Saturday,
April 14, 2018 at the Aqua Turf Club in Plantsville, CT, 6PM. For details or to purchase
tickets go to cattalesct.org/cats-in-the-
CATALES, Inc. dba Cat Tales is a Connecticut-based, non-profit organization dedicated
to protecting the quality of life and improving the well being of abused, neglected and
abandoned cats and kittens within our community. Cat Tales Non-Profit Rescue is a
501(c)(3) organization since 1999.