By SEAN HAWKINS
TRIVIA: DID YOU KNOW BE KIND TO ANIMALS WEEK (MAY 3RD– 9TH) GOT ITS START IN CHARLESTON?
Lowcountry native Henry Lewith proposed the idea in 1914 after sinking almost a million dollars (in 2020 dollars) into animal advocacy. The idea began as “Humane Sunday” and grew into a national tradition ever since.
More than 100 years later, we are still celebrating this special week – but this year, Coronavirus is overshadowing that celebration because of social distancing. Here are seven ideas that will show kindness to the animals we care for at Charleston Animal Society during this challenging time: