The Peggy Adams Animal Rescue League and Palm Beach County Animal Care & Control are in need of supplies to help care for homeless kittens.
“Kitten season” — the time of year when cats give birth — is here, flooding animal shelters and rescue groups across the nation with homeless litters. Kitten season is really three seasons in one, starting in spring, peaking in late spring or early summer and ending in the fall.
Members of the public are invited to help save lives by donating items from the wish list beginning Saturday, April 23, or attending the Kitten Shower on Saturday, April 23, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday, April 24, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. The Kitten Shower will take place at the Peggy Adams Animal Rescue League (3100/3200 N. Military Trail) and Palm Beach County Animal Care & Control (7100 Belvedere Road). Guests who attend the Kitten Shower will enjoy light refreshments, the SP561 hotdog truck from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., games, demonstrations and more.
Wish list items include: KMR (kitten milk replacer) cans and powder, kitten baby bottles, Gerber baby food (chicken and turkey), Gerber rice cereal, Pedialyte (unflavored), pee pads; soft paté kitten food (no fish flavored), unscented baby wipes, cat toys, scratching boards, gauze pads/cotton balls, toothbrushes, pine litter, paper towels, gift cards (Walmart, Publix or pet supply stores), laundry detergent, original blue Dawn dish soap, SnuggleSafe heating discs with fleece cover and electronic food scales which weigh in ounces up to four pounds.
All donated items can be dropped off at Peggy Adams Animal Rescue League or Palm Beach County Animal Care & Control. Additional drop-off locations at local community businesses supporting the Kitten Shower can be found a www.peggyadams.org.