New nonprofit "Pet Food Stamps" seeks to bridge the pet-food gap, as federal food stamps can't be put toward Fido's diet.
"If you believe the economy is improving, you've likely never met someone who still can't afford a can of cat food. Marc Okon, who has worked as a stockbroker, entrepreneur and business consultant, has a friend from his old neighborhood in Bayside, Queens, N.Y. He's known her since age 10. Her parents died. She fell on hard times. And the economy hasn't come back for her yet." -- Al Lewis, the Wall Street Journal