An annual tradition returns on Saturday to benefit animals.
The Ford County Humane Society presents the 7th Annual Furball on Saturday at I Don’t Care Restaurant from 8 to 11 p.m.
"It’s our 7th annual and it’s one of our biggest fundraisers, up there with Santa Paws," said Shari Perkins of the Ford County Humane Society. "It’s a lot of fun and the proceeds go to the local humane society."
Tickets cost $15 apiece and will be available at the door.
"We have Freddy Fox and the Hotrods playing the event," Perkins said. "We’re so glad to have Freddy back playing the event for us.
"He retired a few years back, but when he started playing events again, we booked him right away."
The Furball not only offers live music, but there will be door prizes and a silent auction.
"We have some great items for the auction and for door prizes," Perkins said. "It’s great that so many people in the community step up for us."
Ford County Humane Society — like many animal groups — are constantly in need.
"Three of the things we need the most are foster homes, volunteers and new members," Perkins said. "Foster homes take care of animals who need special care or temporary housing. All groups need volunteers for many things.
"New members is something we’d love to get as well. We need some new blood to continue to protect animals and join us in what we do."
Perkins also admitted pet foods, blankets and other items are also in need.
"We want everyone to come out and have a great time," Perkins said. "It’s for animals and their care and all the proceeds stay with us."