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A happy new year for Otto
A happy new year for Otto

In July 2017, someone spotted an energetic dog running loose on Grand Mesa near Scotland Trail. Good Samaritans gave the friendly animal a ride to town and Otto became a resident at the Surface Creek Animal Shelter in Cedaredge waiting for his owners to turn up or for a new family to adopt him.

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Fundraising efforts intensify as shelter renovation progresses
Fundraising efforts intensify as shelter renovation progresses

The Surface Creek Animal Shelter is attempting to raise funds to pay for building renovations which are in progress and projected to be finished in spring 2018. Jacki Dapkus, secretary for the Friends of Cedaredge Animal Control (FCAC) board which operates the nonprofit shelter, reports that the board is actively seeking local donations while also waiting to hear on a grant application.

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Feed the Furries

Macht-Liles Real Estate Group and the Delta County Board of Realtors are sponsoring a "Feed the Furries" animal food drive to benefit the Surface Creek Animal Shelter. Donations will be accepted through Dec. 15 at Macht-Liles office, 645 S. Grand Mesa Drive, Cedaredge, Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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Feed the Furries

Macht-Liles Real Estate Group and the Delta County Board of Realtors are sponsoring a "Feed the Furries" animal food drive to benefit the Surface Creek Animal Shelter. Donations will be accepted through Dec. 15 at Macht-Liles office, 645 S. Grand Mesa Drive, Cedaredge, Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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Excitement building for new shelter
Excitement building for new shelter

The Surface Creek Animal Shelter is renovating and the public can help.

In September, Jacki Dapkus, of the Friends of Cedaredge Animal Control (FCAC) board, told the DCI that the shelter had "four or five" senior cats that needed a temporary home during the estimated three to four months of shelter construction.

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Temporary homes needed for cats
Temporary homes needed for cats

It's not exactly Dunkirk, but the Surface Creek Animal Shelter is running a rescue operation for its four or five senior cats as construction is set to begin on the new replacement shelter facility.

Jacki Dapkus told the DCI last week that the shelter still had "four or five" of the cats that need a temporary home during the estimated three to four months of new shelter construction.

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City to help fund animal shelter

The Delta City Council has agreed to a monthly stipend of $1,400 to assure continued operation of the animal shelter in Delta.

The monthly stipend is contained in an operating agreement with TAILS, The Animal Interest League and Sanctuary, which is assuming shelter operation from CAWS.

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Handmade blankets and toys comfort homeless animals
Handmade blankets and toys comfort homeless animals

In conjunction with Comfort for Critters, participants in the summer reading program at the Montrose Regional Library knit and sewed blankets and toys for the dogs and cats at the Delta animal shelter.

The theme of the summer reading program was "Build a Better World."

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New organization formed to take over animal shelter

A new animal welfare organization is pursuing 501(c)(3) status with the intent of assuming operation of the animal shelter in Delta.

The Animal Interest League and Sanctuary, or TAILS, has been founded by two animal shelter employees, Joe Messano and Brandy Ware.

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CAWS seeks group to run shelter
CAWS seeks group to run shelter

Contrary to recent rumors, Citizens for Animal Welfare and Shelter is not closing. Also known as CAWS, the organization is looking for a group or organization to take over operations at the animal shelter in Delta.

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Dedicated volunteers earn thanks

Helping to fund the Surface Creek Animal Shelter in Cedaredge, Colorado, the Shelter Shoppe, 290 N. Grand Mesa Drive, has been so busy this month that three volunteers have arisen as volunteers of the month.

Alvena Richard, a 10-year resident of Cedaredge, has volunteered at the Shelter Shoppe almost since its beginning citing her love of animals as the reason she continues her tenure at the Shoppe.

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Community turns out to support animal shelter
Community turns out to support animal shelter

A community room dining hall decorated and outfitted by Shelter Shoppe volunteers served as a heart felt "thank you" to hundreds of supporters who attended the 4th Crockpots for Critters fundraiser on Saturday.

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Checkout stand fundraiser underway

Make your holiday season even more special for our local dogs and cats.

Join the Friends of Cedaredge Animal Control, the Surface Creek Animal Shelter, and folks at Cedaredge Food Town in supporting the checkout stand donation drive throughout the month of December.

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Funding animal control is a community effort
Funding animal control is a community effort

The Friends of Cedaredge Animal Control and the Surface Creek Animal Shelter are making progress in fund raising efforts. And volunteers and members of the FCAC board say they appreciate and thank the community for its ongoing support.

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Shelters work together to rescue dogs
Shelters work together to rescue dogs

Area animal shelters including the Surface Creek Shelter at Cedaredge participated in the rescue rehabilitation of mistreated dogs over recent weeks.

On Friday, March 25, around 1 p.m., CAWS Adoption Center manager Sirena Ward got an emergency call from the county sheriff's department.

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New shelter comes  another step closer
New shelter comes another step closer

The Surface Creek community responded with enthusiasm to the third annual Crockpots for Critters fundraiser held at the Cedaredge Civic Center on Saturday.

As a result, the Friends of Cedaredge Animal Control's (FCAC) goal of a new main building for the Surface Creek Shelter came a step closer to becoming a reality Saturday.

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