Family Guy s Seth MacFarlane Dedicates Cat Shelter to Late Mother
The cartoon creator is honoring his animal-loving mom with a no-kill adoption center for felines
As the mind behind shows like Family Guy and American Dad!, animator and writer Seth MacFarlane knows how to make people laugh. But now he’s doing something a little out of character.
MacFarlane has joined forces with the Heaven on Earth Society for Animals in Van Nuys, Calif., to create Perry s Place, a safe haven for homeless cats.
Named for MacFarlane’s late mother Ann Perry MacFarlane, a passionate animal rescuer who died from cancer last year at age 63, the sanctuary will be a cage-free adoption center.
On July 16, Heaven on Earth announced the initiative to build the sanctuary, and MacFarlane directed his Twitter followers to the project’s fund-raising page, which hopes to raise $500,000 by December.
Of course, the comedy writer couldn’t resist the opportunity to throw in a little joke. “New no-kill pet shelter in my mom s name,” he wrote. “ ‘Cause animals are better than people.”
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