Unwanted items will help pets in need

STAFF and volunteers at Montrose’s PDSA store are urging local people to have a clear out this weekend and donate any unwanted items to help sick and injured pets in the local area.

The store urgently needs stock including home furnishings such as vases, pictures and ornaments, tea sets and general bric-a-brac and donations can be handed in to the shop, at 2 High Street from Monday to Saturday, between 9am and 5pm.

Founded in 1917 by animal welfare pioneer Maria Dickin, PDSA is now the UK’s leading veterinary charity, providing free care for more than 350,000 pet patients belonging to people in need.

It also carries out more than one million free veterinary consultations every year.

Store manager Ramona McMahon said: “Why not have a spring- lean this weekend and donate your unwanted items to PDSA? We’re appealing for all sorts of items to sell in store, including unwanted CDs, unused toiletries, pictures and ornaments, tea sets and bric a brac.

“As well as de-cluttering your home, you’ll be helping a very worthy cause at the same time. All money raised from the sale of these items will help the sick and injured pets of people in need.”

The Montrose PDSA store raises funds to provide PDSA-funded veterinary treatment in the local area.

Further information about the Montrose store is available by contacting Ramona McMahon, on 01674 673276 while more information about PDSA is available on the charity’s website at www.pdsa.org.uk.