Residents across the county can help the animals to have a more enjoyable stay at the shelter by dropping off any of the following items at one of the library’s eight branches.
- Canned and dry cat food and dog food
- Dog toys – Kongs, Boomerballs, Nylaobnes
- Cat Toys – pipe cleaners, feather wands, stretch/scratch boards, mirrors
- Cat treats and Dog treats
- Cat litter (non-clumping)
- Old bedding – sheets, towels, blankets
The library will have clearly marked collection boxes from June through August at each of its eight branch locations: Bellmawr, Ferry Ave. (Camden), Gloucester Twp., Haddon Twp., Merchantville, Cruz-Perez Downtown (Camden), South County (Winslow Twp.) and Voorhees. Directions to any of the branches are available online at http://www.camdencountylibrary.org/locations-hours
In addition, as part of its regular craft programs, the library plans to enlist the help of children, tweens and teens in making toys from simple everyday items for the animals in the shelter.
The library, the County Animal Shelter and most of all the animals appreciate the generosity of local residents.
--Press release from the Camden County Library System