By Aprill Brandon

A new grassroots organization is forming in Victoria to help rescue and find homes for as many pets as possible.

Although the group is still in the early stages of forming, the Crossroads Pet Rescue and Rehabilitation groupwants to people and businesses involved from the start, co-founder Chyanne Lakey said.

On Tuesday, an open inaugural meeting will be at First Victoria Bank in downtown Victoria.

“A friend and I went to the pound recently, and that’s when it really hit home,” Lakey, who works for Northside Pampered Pets, said. “Someone had brought in a mom dog and her six puppies all because they didn’t like the color of the puppies. So we decided to start this. We’re just a group of volunteers wanting to do what we can do.”

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