Are you part of a scout group or classroom looking for ways to help animals? There are many ways to
help animals at Happy Endings and in our community.
Why should I help?
Because animals are the best! We help rescue and rehome about 200 cats per year who have been hurt,
injured, abused or abandoned. Yes, you CAN make a difference!
How Can I Help?
It’s easy for you and your friends to accomplish a lot with little expense and have fun in the process! From
bake sales, to car washes, to Wish List drives, there are lots of ways you can put your creativity to work
Crafts for Critters
Love to do crafts? You can create toys or beds for companion animals. Make beds or plush toys for the
cats at Happy Endings. Make wand toys, catnip pillows, catnip mice, cat beds and even scratching circles
and sell them at a craft sale, school function or rummage sale and donate the proceeds to Happy
Endings. There are all sorts of crafty ways that you can help animals! Click on the links below to download craft instructions:
Spread the Word
Consider doing your next research paper, speech in class or article in your school newspaper about an
There are many animal related issues that deserve discussion such as spay/neuter, responsible animal
care, and treating all animals with respect and kindness. There are lots of books, websites and
magazines devoted to the subject. You can get information at your local library. Ask your local librarian to
set up a display of animal-related books and magazines so other kids can read about them as well.
Hold a Wish List Drive!
Cat Care Special: Cat food, treats, toys, catnip, litter, etc.
Help the Shelter Shine: Laundry detergent, bleach, dish soap, disinfectant wipes, paper
towels, brooms, mini dust pan/broom, etc.
Ultimate Office: Supplies to benefit shelter operations and adoptions