BRUNSWICK — Midcoast Humane animal shelter depends on donations of supplies to help keep the animals comfortable and healthy while in their care. The shelter is always accepting donations. They will accept a wide variety of items.

Animal care supplies

• Wet and dry cat and dog food (please donate dye-free brands — call with any questions);

• canned tuna;

• unscented, no-clumping cat litter;

• collars, leashes;

• paper towels, toilet paper, non-coated paper plates (call about brand preferences);

• Towels and blankets (no pillows, please); and

• Flea and tick medications or other prescription pet medications (please no house treatments or flea collars).

Animal enrichment

• Small animal treats for dogs and cats;

• peanut butter (no xylitol, please);

• animal-safe foods like cottage cheese, jams, plain yogurt, pumpkin, hot dogs, etc.;

• veggies for small animals;

• chicken, beef stock;

• food scales;

• scented items, like catnip, herbs, spices, extracts, animal scents, room sprays;

• toys for animals of all sizes, packs of replacement squeakers;

• newspaper, paper bags, paper egg cartons, paper tubes (paper towel or toilet paper rolls, etc.), empty small boxes, 3-ounce disposable paper cups, etc;

• CDs (especially relaxing music, nature sounds, or audio books), CD players;

• kitten milk replacement, kitten bottles (call about preferred brands);

• pet-safe heating pads;

• office supplies, laptops;

• laundry detergent, dish soap, hand soap;

• duct tape, zip-lock bags, trash bags, zip ties;

• gift cards (to be used when transporting animals); and

• maintenance tools.

Midcoast Humane will provide folks with a receipt for tax records. Donations can be brought to either of the Brunswick facilities or the Edgecomb location during open hours.

Brunswick campus — 30 Range Road, noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, Monday, Tuesday and Thursday, noon to 6 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 207-725-5051.

Midcoast Administrative Office — 190 Pleasant St., 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Friday, 207-449-1366.

Edgecomb campus — 27 Atlantic Highway, (P.O. Box 7), Edgecomb, 207-882-9677. Call before making a drop-off, open by appointment. 

For more information, call the shelter at 207-725-5051.


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