The Last Resort wins $1,000 state prize

| 15 Feb 2012 | 09:55

    West Milford — The Last Resort of West Milford has won a $1,000 prize for getting the most votes in the state in this year's third round of voting in The Animal Rescue Site and's $300,000 Shelter Challenge. Supporters brought home the prize by voting as often as once a day. The shelter challenges began in 2008. Prizes in this round of voting ranged from $1,000 to $5,000 in various categories. The Cat House on the Kings in Parlier, Calif., won the grand prize of $5,000. Top state vote-getters received $1,000, and there were also $1,000 weekly prizes. A complete list of winners can be found at The Animal Rescue Site, "This program has been a wonderful opportunity for members of all sizes to let their fans show their support and to get an unexpected windfall during tough times," said Liz Neuschatz, director of the Foundation. "It's gratifying to see many first-time winners in this round of voting." The Last Resort posts its adoptable pets online at Each click on the purple "Click Here to Give - it's FREE" button at provides food and care for a rescued animal living in a shelter or sanctuary. Funding for food and care is paid for by site sponsors and distributed to animals in need at pet shelters supported by the Petfinder Foundation and other worthy animal care facilities supported by