I'll keep it honest with you, I've never seen an episode of "Stranger Things" but I do know its a Netflix phenomenon that keeps folks talking and watching. One of the shows stars is lending their help to our friends at the Longview Animal Care and Adoption Center find some furbabies some forever homes in the month of October.

"Shelter Things" Is A Month Long Promotion To Remind Residents To Adopt A Pet.

Actress Hendrix Yancey appeared as number 013 in season 4 of Netflix’s original series, Stranger Things. Yancey is playing a new test subject in the Hawkins Lab and participates in the Nina Project with Dr. Brenner. Stranger Things is Netflix’s most watched show internationally and she sent the shelter this special video in support of their "Shelter Things" campaign.

They Are Turning Things "Upside Down" To Find Forever Homes For Pets!

So far, the promotion has been a huge success as the shelter is reporting over 75 animals have already been adopted in its first week! They've also been selling t-shirts that have sold out but no worries, they will be getting in a new shipment soon!

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The Longview Animal Care and Adoption Center regularly uses pop culture to help attract attention and promote adoptions. They also one of the best and cutest TikTok accounts you will ever find and we'll share some of our favorites from the "Shelter Things" campaign:



The "Shelter Things" promotion included decorating the entire facility, commemorative t-shirts, and "Stranger Things" themed posts on social media. The campaign will conclude on Saturday, Oct. 29, with the Upside Down Walk Around from 2 - 4 p.m. This trunk or treat carnival includes costumes, games, decorations, and more. Get over there and bring a fur-baby home, stranger things have indeed happened!

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