Forsaken beasts at Sean Casey Animal Rescue enjoyed a “toyous” holiday season, thanks to good Samaritans at Bishop Kearney High School.
Big-hearted students dropped off several hundred dollars worth of gifts and treats at the Kensington shelter on Dec. 21 — and there was even enough left over for a handsome check presentation.
The merry move heartened shelter workers.
“Wow! We were extremely ecstatic and happy!” said Charles Henderson, director of operations. “That was a really great thing that they did.”
The visitors, who hailed from Kearney’s God’s Earth and Creature Club, petted and played with the animals, and even took some of them for a walk, added Henderson.
Reina Marie Croce, 17, was smitten by the interaction, although parting was sweet sorrow.
“I felt happy and sad because I wanted to take the animals home with me,” said the Bensonhurst senior.
The students and staff were happy to help their four-legged friends, said to Principal Sister Thomasine Stagnitta.
“Everyone can use some Christmas cheer — even dogs and cats!”
Reach reporter Shavana Abruzzo at firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling (718) 260-2529.