Barkus and Meoux: Mardi Gras Celebration Goes to the Dogs…& Cats & Chickens

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Shreveport, LA, saw the 2017 Krewe of Barkus and Meoux Parade join in the annual Mardi Gras celebrations in style. (Photo: Chris Jay)

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Pet lovers in Shreveport, LA, do it right when it comes to sharing Mardi Gras with their pets as was seen in the 2017 Krewe of Barkus and Meoux Parade.

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2017 Krewe of Barkus and Meoux King Andy Sheehe and King Captain Chicken (Photo: Krewe of Barkus and Meoux Facebook page)

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In what could possibly be dubbed the most adorable Mardi Gras parade ever, both animals and their owners showed up in style to strut their purple, green, and gold stuff.

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(Photo: Krewe of Barkus and Meowx)

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In addition to the parade, there were booths featuring a variety of pet products, as well as many rescues and rescue-related efforts.  Shreveport Bossier Animal Rescue, one of two cat-only rescues in the area was represented, as well as Sheri Lynn’s TNR, which operates a successful Trap-Neuter-Release program that is growing in leaps and bounds.

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If you are ever in the Ark-La-Tex region come Mardi Gras time and you are in need of a kitty or puppy fix, be sure to check out the Krewe of Barkus and Meoux’s website for details!

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