At Animal Rescue League of Berks County, children have the opportunity to read to shelter cats to calm them. The cats love them and are always delighted to have these children there to keep them company.
Children in grades 1-8 who are able to read at any level are welcome into the shelter to read to the cats at their adoption room. “The program will help children improve their reading skills while also helping the shelter animals. Cats find the rhythmic sound of a voice very comforting and soothing
8 year old Mattighan, a second grader, absolutely adores her furry friends and enjoys reading to them.[next_prev_overlay]