WEST KNOXVILLE, Ten. (WVLT) -- Twice a week for four hours, 88 year old Mary Louise Evon is at the Humane SOciety of the Tenessee Valley taking care of the pets.
She says, "I think I do more here than I do at home, I keep busy but it's good. It's better than just sitting around looking out the window."
SHE'S 88 AND PART OF HER WEEKLY ROUTINE INCLUDES THE HUMANE SOCIETY OF THE TENENSSEE VALLEY.
SHE'S HERE'S TWICE A WEEK - FOR FOUR HOURS AT A TIME.
12:48:35 "I sometimes help clean out cages, my main duty is laundry, but I also do dishes, the bowls. I clean the litter boxes."
SOUNDS LIKE A DIRTY JOB, BUT TO MARY, IT'S NOT WORK. IT'S A TREAT.
12:48:05 Mary Louise says, "Why do I do it, because I love animals."
12:50:05 Mary says, "It's a good volunteer job to have."
AND SHE DOES IT IN STYLE...
12:49:15 Michele says, "You're always dressed up so pretty!" Mary says, "Oh thank you. I guess I like to dress up a little for the animals, if nothing else, for myself."
AND IT SOUNDS AS THOUGH THEY APPROVE.