Christmas hampers for cats and dogs at Blue Cross rehoming centre in Wherstead

Amy Barrett from the East of England Co-op with a feline friend at the Blue cross centre in Wherstea

Amy Barrett from the East of England Co-op with a feline friend at the Blue cross centre in Wherstead - Credit: Gregg Brown

Homeless animals have got their paws on Christmas goodies thanks to a generous donation.

Andrew Gillon (Blue Cross) and Amy Barrett (Co-op) with hampers doanted to help keep those who won't

Andrew Gillon (Blue Cross) and Amy Barrett (Co-op) with hampers doanted to help keep those who won't have a home this Christmas entertained - Credit: Gregg Brown

The East of England Co-op presented cats and dogs at Suffolk’s Blue Cross centre in Wherstead with festive hampers filled with treats and toys.

Sharon Harkin and Amy Barrett at the Blue Cross in Wherstead

Sharon Harkin and Amy Barrett at the Blue Cross in Wherstead - Credit: Gregg Brown

Christian Bone, head of community engagement at the Co-op said: “We were greeted with some very waggy tails and enthusiastic purrs when we visited this week and were really happy to be able to bring the Blue Cross dogs and cats a little bit of festive cheer this winter.”

The pet hampers will help keep those who won't have a home this Christmas entertained

The pet hampers will help keep those who won't have a home this Christmas entertained - Credit: Gregg Brown

The rehoming centre moved to Wherstead in February from its previous site in Felixstowe, where it had been since the 1950s.

Amy Barrett and Sharon Harkin from the Co-op were delighted to deliver the animal treats

Amy Barrett and Sharon Harkin from the Co-op were delighted to deliver the animal treats - Credit: Gregg Brown

These fellow will benefit fromt he donated hampers at the Blue Cross in Wherstead

These fellow will benefit fromt he donated hampers at the Blue Cross in Wherstead - Credit: Gregg Brown

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