The annual “Home for the Holidays” Pet Adoption and Pet Food Drive, sponsored by Citizens for Animal Protection (CAP), will be held on Saturday and Sunday, December 11th and 12th, 2010. Beginning at 1:00 PM until 5:30 PM, the event will be held at the CAP Shelter, 11925 Katy Freeway, (77079).

The Open House will highlight many adorable animal companions ready for adoption – all hoping to be forever HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS”. Santa photos with your pet will be available for a $10.00 donation. CAP’s Happy Tails Pet Supply Shop is stocked with Holiday Gifts for people and their pets including personalized stockings for dogs and cats. The CAP Thrift Store Giant Sidewalk Sale is offering merchandise which includes Designer Jewelry, Designer Clothing, New Gift Items, Art and much more.


Through Dec. 30th CAP will waive adoption fees by 50% for any cat or large breed dog over 2 years of age and pets who have needed a home for a very long time.


CANNED FOOD is needed for the orphaned cats, dogs, puppies and kittens rescued and cared for by CAP. In addition, the Holiday Wish List includes: White Paper Towels * Heavy Duty Garbage Bags * Clay Cat Litter * Clorox Bleach *Dawn Dishwashing Liquid * Copy Paper * Pet Toys for Shelter Animals * Scotch Tape for Dispensers * Postage Stamps * and, most important, Cash Donations.

CITIZENS FOR ANIMAL PROTECTION, a non-profit service organization, has served pets and people in Greater Houston for over 38 years. Since 1972, CAP has sheltered and cared for over 450,000 orphaned, neglected and injured animals. CAP is proud to have earned the PetsMart Charities’ National Humane Award of Excellence and a 4-Star rating with for the 9th consecutive year.  Only 1% of the charities rated nation-wide have achieved this exceptional distinction.  Visit the CAP website