Bringing Christmas to animal shelter’s critters

North Delta charity accepting donations until Dec. 24

Christmas for the Critters, a North Delta-based charity drive to raise much-needed items and supplies for the homeless animals at the Delta Community Animal Shelter, is seeking donations.

Donations will be accepted until Dec. 24.

If you have something to contribute, e-mail Angela at If you would like to speak to the staff and volunteers at DCAS directly, you can call them at 604-940-7111. You can also visit the DCAS website at

Christmas for the Critters is also holding a Pet Photos with Santa event and will answer questions about adoptions on Dec. 10 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Bosley’s Pet Foods, #100, 8047 120 St. Angela will be there with her spokesdog, Susie.


Items needed for donation:


• Good quality wet foods for dogs and cats such as Innova, Evo, Evangers, Wellness, etc.

• Good quality dry foods for dogs and cats such as Natural Balance, Acana, Taste of the Wild, etc.

• Good quality wet and dry kitten formula foods.

• Bedding, old blankets, comforters, towels, and pet beds.

• Dog chews, bullysticks, rawhides, cooked bones and Nylabones or similar items.

• Litter boxes and scoops.

• Cat litter.

• Cat toys.

• Small animal bedding and litter; wood shavings, wood pellets, etc.

• Small animal food, toys, and “hide-outs.”

• Dog, cat, and small animal treats (such as dog biscuits, jerky treats, temptations, bonito flakes and timothy hay).

• Laundry and dish soap.


Items not accepted:


• Clay cat litters.

• Covered litter boxes.

• Fitted sheets.

• Towels with a large amount of holes and/or rips.


Donation box locations


• Esquires Coffee: 11146B 84 Ave.

• Bosley’s Pet Foods: #100, 8047 120 St.

• Annieville Elementary School: 9240 112 St.

• Pet Solutions: 6447 120 St.

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