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Our First Event: Cat Day!

Posted on Saturday, August 29, 2015 by Laura Amiton

Hello! While I’ve already met some of you, I wanted to take this opportunity to introduce myself. My name is Sindi Somers. I am the store manager of The Filling Station Pet Supplies. After eight years of living back in my birthplace of San Diego, I am excited to have returned to the Pacific Northwest. I spent the majority of my life in Western Washington. Memorial Day of this year marked the beginning of my life in Oregon. I am thrilled to be back amongst the green trees and cooler weather. Although I haven’t seen too much of the latter yet, I know it is just around the corner!

 

 

As store manager, I am excited to be involved in coordinating and facilitating on-site events. This Saturday marks our very first event, Cat Day, with free cat food and treat samples from open to close; 10:00 AM to 7:00 PM.

 

 

For Cat Day, we welcome the Sherwood-based animal shelter Cat Adoption Team (CAT) from 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM. CAT is bringing 3 to 5 kittens and all will be available for adoption from our store. We can’t wait to welcome CAT and their feline friends to The Filling Station Pet Supplies! Other activities include a raffle for a cat tree, and animal communication sessions. All proceeds will benefit the Cat Adoption Team. For more information about CAT, please check out their website http://catadoptionteam.org.

 

 

The kind and supportive Beaverton Valley Times included an article about our event in last week’s paper. Click the link below to read their article and learn more about us, CAT and our upcoming event at http://www.pamplinmedia.com/bvt/15-news/269845-144804-cat-adoption-team-joins-up-with-the-filling-station-to-find-kitties-new-homes

 

Cat Day All Day
Saturday, August 29
Cat Adoption Team 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM
The Filling Station Pet Supplies
10115 SW Nimbus Ave.
Tigard, OR 97223
(503) 352-4269

 

On behalf of all of us at The Filling Station Pet Supplies, I hope to see you
Saturday! -Sindi

The Day is Finally Here

Posted on Tuesday, July 21, 2015 by Laura Amiton

The day is finally here! I am so excited to open in Tigard. You see, I have been planning this store for over five years. The idea of creating a pet supply store with an attached drive-thru came to me when helping a customer at my other store, Healthy Pets Northwest in northeast Portland. My customer, a Mom, was desperate for her dogs’ food. The customer was frantic because she had a sleeping baby in the car and was trying, like all Mom’s, to do it all. I asked if I could do her shopping and bring her receipt to the car and what came from that interaction was a business idea.

 

I wanted to have a store that honored all the ways a pet owner might want to shop at a brick and mortar business. When it’s difficult to take the time to come in, we have the drive-thru. For more interaction, our interior space is friendly, warm and fun. Our desire is to listen to what pet owners are requesting and to offer thoughtful, knowledgeable interactions.

 

I’m really excited to get to know you! In addition, my team is exceptional. I feel very lucky.

 

Laura Amiton
Owner/Founder
The Filling Station Pet Supplies