Wildlife Hospital Wish List

Donations can be dropped off at the MARS Wildlife Hospital at 1331 Williams Beach Road, Merville, or mailed to P.O. Box 415, Merville, B.C., V0R 2M0

Other ways to help:

  • You can donate Quality Foods points to MARS. Just ask at the checkout and specify Mountainaire Avian Rescue Society.
  • Refundable bottles returned to the Courtenay Return It Centre at 493 Puntledge Road, Courtenay can be credited to an account for MARS (#135)
  • The Comox Return It Centre at 678 Anderton Ave., Comox also has an account for us (#336)

Urgent Wish List

We urgently need these items to continue caring for sick and injured wildlife. The pandemic has hit us hard and we can’t easily purchase all of these much needed supplies:

  • Nitrile or latex gloves
  • Cleaning supplies (especially garbage bags, scrub brushes, paper towels)
  • Kaytee Exact Handfeeding Formula for birds
  • Esbilac Puppy Milk Replacer
  • Kitten Milk Replacer (KMR) or Babycat Milk
  • Freeze dried or frozen bloodworms, brine shrimp, daphnia, and krill
  • Electric heating pads
  • Heat lamp bulbs,  250 watt
  • Full spectrum grow light bulbs

You can find these items and others on our Amazon Wish List:


Everyday Wish List

The small things really help, and we are always on the lookout for bits and pieces, odds and ends, such as:


  • Linens (pillow cases, towels, blankets, wash cloths, etc.)
  • Liquid unscented laundry detergent
  • Bleach
  • Paper towels, tissues, toilet paper
  • Garbage bags (small kitchen bags and large black ones)
  • Human vitamins or supplements (Vitamin B1, Vitamin D, Vitamin A, Cod Liver Oil with Vitamin A & D, calcium, etc)
  • Pet medications (Metacam, Clindamycin/Antirobe, Clavaseptin, Clavamox, Baytril, etc.)
  • Nitrile or latex exam gloves
  • Food (berries, unseasoned meat/fish, etc)
  • Canadian Tire money
  • Large bird and critter cages