Santa brought belly and hope to a California animal center – NBC Los Angeles

8 photos


Helen Woodward Animal Center

“We wish all of our furry friends a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year in their new homes forever and thank Santa for understanding the importance of rescue,” the Helen Woodward Animal Center said in a statement December 24.


“Very early in the morning of Christmas Eve, when the sky was still dark, employees at the Helen Woodward Animal Center Adoption Center received an emergency call. A deep-voiced man on the opposite line requested a visit. morning to find items on her Christmas wish list, ”the center said.


“It was extremely early,” said LaBeth Thompson, head of pet adoption. “Normally we can’t accommodate these kinds of special requests, but we could hear background bells and the growls of a large group of reindeer. We said okay and next thing we found out , a sled stopped. ”


“I actually specialize in toys,” explained Santa. “Pets are a big responsibility and the whole family should be involved in the decision to bring home a new furry family member. This year, however, I have received more pet requests. than ever before Then the letters started coming from parents In all fairness, I think parents need the joy that pets bring as much as children do.


Santa’s eyes twinkled as he encountered several orphaned pets to find the best one for every request, including an active young dog who loves to explore, a playful kitten who is happy growing up in a small house. town and a smaller couch potato puppy who loves cuddles. ”


Warmly, Santa stressed the importance of finding homes for orphaned pets that deserve the gift of a loving home just as good girls and boys deserve the love of a pet.


“Dogs and cats are as close as ever to Christmas angels,” said Santa. “They impart unconditional affection and dedication. Uniting loving families with these beautiful creatures is a gift that lasts a lifetime.”


Follow the Helen Woodward Animal Center to find out more about their adoption and fundraising events, or contact a rescue group in your neighborhood, to see if they have any needs for supplies, a call for volunteers or, yes. , loving animals that need homes.

Comments are closed.