Category Archives: Charity

‘Pawsome’ Kittens Are Seeking New Homes

A pair of tiny homeless kittens have been named Fingers and Thumbs – because they sport 12 extra TOES between them. The two kitties, who were both born with polydactyly – which gives them extra digits on each paw due … Continue reading

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Therapy Dog Maida Is Off To Crufts

A Pets As Therapy (PAT) dog who has given comfort and love to children, young people and adults with life-limiting conditions is to have his spot in the limelight at the world’s biggest dog show. St Oswald’s Hospice PAT dog, … Continue reading

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National Pet Remembrance Day Confirmed For Summer

The second national Pet Remembrance Day, which is organised by 3D printing specialists Arty Lobster and Pets Magazine, has been confirmed for the summer. On Tuesday July 5th, people across the UK will remember beloved companion animals that have died. … Continue reading

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RSPCA Welcomes EU Resolution To End Illegal Trafficking Of Pets

The RSPCA has welcomed the European Parliament’s adoption of a resolution formally calling for action to tackle the growing illegal trade in pets. The Parliament (EP) is calling on the European Commission to take action to try to stop the … Continue reading

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Animal Charities Warn About ‘Millions Of Unwanted Kittens’

Animal charities have revealed that more than 850,000 cats* in the UK have had unplanned litters, leaving many owners unprepared for the cost and commitment of raising kittens and struggling to find them suitable homes. The charities are warning owners … Continue reading

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Demand For ‘Designer Dogs’ Fuelling Puppy Farms – Warns RSPCA

The root cause of the puppy farming problem is the huge demand for puppies of certain breeds, an RSPCA report published today has revealed. The demand for pups – particularly popular ‘designer’ breeds – drastically outweighs the numbers coming to … Continue reading

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Can You Give Gentle Giant Jagger His Forever Home?

The RSPCA is searching for a special home for one of the largest dogs the charity has ever had to rehome. Three-year-old Great Dane-cross Jagger will be dancing in the street when he finally secures a new home. Poor Jagger … Continue reading

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Four-legged Friend Helps Mum Train For 10 marathons In 10 days

Donna Fitzpatrick, from Bearsted near Maidstone, will tackle 10 marathons in 10 days this May to fundraise for a charity that helps vulnerable children and young people. Overcoming immense physical and psychological challenges as she re-runs the same marathon each … Continue reading

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