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October 23rd

Kali is a sweet Staffie who was found running loose with what looked like a bullet wound in her face. After being examined at the Burlington County Animal Shelter, our group was told that a bullet had entered the lower part of Kali's face, shattering her jaw and breaking her teeth. We can only imagine how much pain this girl was in. Yet she was a sweetheart to everyone who handled her, poking and prodding to determine exactly what happened.

We don't know who shot Kali or why she was shot.

What we did know was that Kali needed immediate specialty dental surgery to remove her broken teeth and ensure that her jaw healed properly. This medical care was far beyond the scope of what the shelter could provide.

So our group stepped up to help Kali and now we're asking for help to pay her bills.

We've set up a special fundraising page to help pay for Kali's care. Any amount will help, from $5 to $50. Thank you!

October 18th

The Friends of BCAS are sponsoring Pit Bull Awareness Day on Saturday, Oct. 27 from noon to 3 p.m. at the Burlington County Animal Shelter.

There will be pit bull costume contests, a bake sale, our famous Kiss-A-Bull kissing booth, a toy-making station, and a photo booth where you can have your photo taken with your pet.

It's sure to be a fun day for everyone, kids included, and there is no fee to attend.

Hope to see you there!

October 2nd

Rainbow is a 2 1/2-year-old female shepherd/lab mix who came to the Burlington County Animal Shelter from South Carolina just after Hurricane Florence. The Burlington County Shelter knew Rainbow was heartworm-positive and so asked our group to help pay for Rainbow's treatment so she could be pulled to make room for animals that were displaced by the hurricane. We've set up a special fundraising page to pay for Rainbow's heartworm treatment. Can you help us help Rainbow?

October 2nd

Bella Mia Pizza in Columbus is holding a dine and donate fundraiser for the Friends of BCAS on Thursday, Oct. 11.

From 4 p.m. to 9 p.m., simply eat some delicious food at Bella Mia, mention that you're dining for our group, and the restaurant will generously donate 10 percent of your bill to the Friends of BCAS. No coupon necessary -- simply eat and enjoy.

Bella Mia is located at 3224 US-206 in Columbus.

September 14th

Adorable little Rocky was just four weeks old when he was found by a volunteer with the Friends of the Burlington County Animal Shelter's TNR team. The tiny kitten had dragged himself out of the woods behind a car dealership to get to the food. Little Rocky was born with a congenital birth defect in which his back limbs are not connected to his pelvis and he cannot control his bladder. He's a messy little guy, but happy and well loved by his foster mom. We're raising money to get Rocky a cart (when he's big enough), as well as diapers with suspenders. Any amount helps! Thank you!

August 27th

The Friends of BCAS will have at least five open positions on its board of directors in January 2019. Would you like to help set the direction and goals of a great, growing organization?

August 12th

Pebey, the adorable pittie mix puppy broke his leg and his family couldn't afford his care. Our group stepped up to help and now we're raising money to help pay off Pebey's bills. Can you help us by donating to Pebey's special fundraiser? Any amount, even $5, will help a lot! Thank you!

August 10th

For just $100, your business or organization can post a special message on a route walk sign during our second annual PawPrints 5K Run/Walk.

You can promote your business and offer a congratulatory or inspirational message.

To sponsor a route sign, simply complete the route sign sponsorship form or email Karen at events@friendsofbcas.org for more information. You also can pay with a credit care through our special route sign page.

July 17th

Minnie is a tiny, tiny kitten who has either birth defects or trauma that affect her ability to clear her bladder on her own. We think it's either neurological damage from an injury or a hernia. She also has a problem with her left rear leg where it connects to her hip. It's not clear if that's an injury, a deformity, or related to an infection or abscess. This hip problem makes her walk a little funny. Minnie needs one and possibly more surgeries, so we've set up a special fundraising page for her medical care. Can you help us help Minnie get healthy?

June 27th

Bear was surrendered to the Burlington County Animal Shelter because of his health issues. He had an extreme eye infection, as well as a severely matted coat, which was causing major health concerns, plus a mouthful of rotten teeth. Bear needed MAJOR grooming, over multiple days he also needs blood work, eye medicine, antibiotics, and has to have nearly all his teeth removed. Because Bear's medical bills are high, we've set up a special page for Bear to help raise money to pay for his care. Your donation to Bear's care will help him continue to recover his health in comfort and enjoy a special diet that is easy for him to eat and digest.

Happy Tails

The perky, lovable calico/tabby girl was adopted in 2011. Her name is now Penny, and her new owner wrote to us on Facebook: "She's a total love bug. She is the best Christmas present and I swear she smiles."