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MRFRS “Ups the Fun” for its Annual Strut for Strays Pledge Walk

May 23, 2010 Bartlet Mall in Newburyport, MA

Strut for Strays is The Merrimack River Feline Rescue Society’s unique fundraiser walk that attracts both cat and dog lovers.  A 3-mile walk around Newburyport’s downtown and waterfront, walkers are encouraged to bring their dogs.  All monies raised go to support cats in need.

WCVB-TV’s Randy Price will kick off the walk at 1:30 p.m., but booths and activities open at 11:00 a.m.

Event activities include: live music by super popular Soul Robot, a pet costume contest, pet caricature, face painting, pet and people massage, dog rescues, pet communicators, and other booths and activities designed for family and pet fun.

For more information and to learn how to raise funds on line visit,

MRFRS Board President Stacy LeBaron and host and honorary chairman Randy Price are both available for interviews.  Contact Maryellen Madaio at

Event Sponsors (as of  April 21):

Institution for Savings, Chase & Lunt, Rochester Electronics, The River 92.5, Gil Landscaping, Petfinder, Natural Dog, Natura, Muddy Creek Animal Care Center, Abraham’s Bagels,  Beantown Tails Magazine, Bell’s Appraisals, Coastal Printing, Cynthia Sullivan Attorney, Especially for Pets, Haverhill Steel, International Animal Rescue, and Stella & Chewy’s.

About MRFRS:

MRFRS is a nationally recognized, non-profit volunteer-driven organization committed to ensuring the health and welfare of feral and domestic cats and kittens by promoting proactive, compassionate, no-kill programs. For more information, please call 978-462-0760 or visit