PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – It’s a symbiotic relationship between homeless animals and young children.
The Delaware County SPCA is inviting young children to participate in its “Smarty Paws” program.READ MORE: Timberwolves Spoil Embiid's 76ers Return With 2OT Victory
The kids will read books to the cats, which are often stressed in a shelter environment. In turn, the children will get to practice their reading in a judgment-free zone.READ MORE: 'It's Just Too Much.' Neighbors Remember 51-Year-Old Gunned Down In Poplar
The SPCA is holding an information session on the program on Friday, July 11th from 2-5 p.m. Once signed up, sessions will run from noon to 5 p.m. on Monday through Friday.
For every five completed books, children get a raffle ticket for a prize drawing to be held at the end-of-summer Smarty Paws party.MORE NEWS: Caught On Camera: Fire Rips Through Vacant Bar In Penns Grove, New Jersey
If you’re interested, visit the website for more information.