Fort Wayne Animal Care & Control has invited the public to celebrate the holidays with homeless dogs and cats 3-7 p.m. Dec. 12 at the shelter, 3020 Hillegas Road.
There will be guided tours of the shelter, visits with the animals, refreshments, and information about volunteer opportunities. Guests are encouraged to bring monetary donations for medical supplies or gifts of wet, canned food for cats and dogs, (dry food and dry biscuits are not needed), feed for small animals such as rabbits, guinea pigs, hamsters, and parakeets, durable chew toys like Kongs or Nylabones, scoopable cat litter, small bags of Timothy hay or alfalfa cubes, Care Fresh small animal bedding, towels and blankets for dog and cat bedding, blank animal-themed note cards with envelopes, leashes and collars and non-carpeted cat scratching posts/furniture.
The pet adoption center will be closed Dec. 12 for the open house and will be closed Dec. 24 and 25 for the holidays.
For additional information call 427-1244.