Your support matters

Make a Donation

Securing sufficient and steady funding is our biggest challenge. As a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, we are desperately in need of your generous donations!

All funds donated to A TAIL TO BE TOLD are tax-deductible, go directly to the animals and support our goals of getting these unfortunate animals back to good health, spayed and neutered, microchipped, and securing them safe living environments until they are adopted.


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Designate A TAIL TO BE TOLD as your charitable organization when you shop and Amazon will donate a portion of your purchase every time you shop, at no cost to you.

Help by Donating Needed Items: To view our wish list, go to our Amazon Wish List. See what we need, decide what you would like to buy for us, purchase it and Amazon will send it directly to us.

Thank you, because we can't do what we do without the generosity of people like you!

Donation Bin (Ladysmith, VA)


Besides monetary donations, A TAIL TO BE TOLD can always use the items below.

Drop-off Donations:
E. M. Dodger’s Pet Supply
7346 Ladysmith Commons Boulevard
Ruther Glen, VA 22546
(804) 589-2911

Please make sure to indicate the donation is for A TAIL TO BE TOLD ANIMAL RESCUE and leave your name and contact information!

We currently need the following items:

  • Dry adult cat food: Purina One Chicken and Rice or comparable

  • Dry kitten food: Purina One Kitten, Authority Kitten

  • Canned cat food: Friskies (any flavor), Authority Kitten Chicken and Liver

  • New and used blankets and towels

  • Kitten milk replacer

  • Meat-based baby food

  • Litter (clumping and non-clumping)

  • Toys

  • Cardboard scratchers

  • Stainless steel bowls

  • Paper towels

  • Clorox wipes

  • Bleach

  • Hand sanitizer and antibacterial soap

  • Trash bags

  • Triple antibiotic ointment (inactive ingredient — petroleum)