A mysterious donor Wednesday left the largest cash donation the Pasadena Humane Society's ever received in its donation box — $8,000 cash, made up of $20 bills, that was dropped through its slot.
The hefty donation was discovered at around 11 a.m. inside a donation box at the Neely Cat Center, according to the humane society.
The female donor showed up asking about cats, quietly dropped the crisp bills in the donation box and disappeared.
"We are truly grateful to this kind person and want to thank them on behalf of all the animals at PHS," the humane society wrote in a Facebook post.
The anonymous donor has not come forward yet, but the humane society hopes "they see that their good deed has been recognized."
The money will be used for the care and feeding of the animals, medical expenses, spaying and neutering and behavioral training.
On a typical day, the Humane Society receives about $20 in the donation box.
The Pasadena Humane Society and SPCA's Wiggle Waggle Walk, a fundraiser that benefits the shelter, will take place Sunday at Brookeside Park in Pasadena.