PAWS Animal Shelter in Bryson City has won a $1,000 prize for getting the most votes in a second round of voting in The Animal Rescue Site’s $300,000 Challenge.
Sixty-seven shelters and rescue groups received grants in the second round of voting, ranging from $1,000 to $5,000 in various categories.
A third round of voting began earlier this month for a chance at an even larger grant. Supporters of PAWS Animal Shelter can vote once a day at www.theanimalrescuesite.com and help the cause.
PAWS Animal Shelter posts its adoptable pets online at www.petfinder.com/shelters/NC233.html.