A GENEROUS animal lover has left Wood Green Animal Shelters more than \u00A3100,000 in his will - providing a huge contribution towards the cost of a new surgery. Peter Edwards, of Market Deeping, died in 2005. His legacy of \u00A3106,000 will be put towards the \u00A3250,000 cost of the new surgery redevelopment, which will begin within the next few months. Dennis Baker, chief executive of the animal charity, said: "This is a wonderful legacy to Wood Green, which we are delighted about. "Mr Edwards was clearly a very generous man and his devotion to animals is obvious. Putting the money towards the building of the new surgery area is a fitting tribute to him." The new surgery is needed to help treat a third of the animals which arrive at the centre in need of veterinary treatment. Money is also being raised through the 'Poorly Pets Appeal', and so far \u00A3170,000 has been collected, including Mr Edwards' donation. Wood Green has been rescuing and re-homing animals since 1924, taking in over 6,000 animals a year. INFORMATION: To find out more or to make a donation, visit www.woodgreen.org.uk or phone 08701 904090.