A new survey has revealed common misunderstandings potential owners have surrounding cats and age. Figures from the Cats Protection charity, which show that older cats can take more than twice as long to find a home as their younger counterparts, prompted the survey to understand why many ‘senior kitizens’ are being overlooked in favour of […]
The Banded Hare-wallaby, an endangered kangaroo species, has made a historic return to mainland Australia, more than 100 years after the last wild colony disappeared as a result of foxes and cats. 60 Banded Hare-wallabies – 27 males and 33 females – have been successfully translocated to Australian Wildlife Conservancy’s (AWC) Mt Gibson Wildlife Sanctuary, […]
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The Snowdon Aviary at ZSL London Zoo is receiving a makeover that will turn it into a walk-through primate enclosure. London Zoo, run by international wildlife conservation charity Zoological Society of London (ZSL), received a second-stage grant from …
The wellbeing of a donkey that was painted in support of a Kenyan political party has been checked by Brooke. In late September, Brian Murithi from Buuri Constituency, Kenya, painted his donkey with the colour and symbols of the Jubilee party and parad…
Found cold and abandoned in a London garden aged just days old, things were looking bleak for kitten Ava – until she was rushed into Battersea Dogs & Cats Home, where she met Labrador Barney. The now five-week-old kitten is still so young that she needs handfeeding every two hours and she’s being fostered by […]
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A five-year-old dog found abandoned in a park was so scared that no one could go near him for six days. The sighthound mixed-breed called Rudy was discovered by several members of the public wandering around Gladstone Park in North West London on one of the hottest weeks of the year. Mayhew’s Head of Animal […]
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When Sue Hopkins’ young cat Hermione disappeared she didn’t think she’d ever see her again. Little did she know that 12 YEARS later she’d get a phone call out of the blue to say the RSPCA had her long-lost missing puss… Sue was living in Redbridge, London, in 2004 when she brought home little tortoiseshell […]
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A Telford man who suffers from depression and anxiety says he doubts he would be alive if it wasn’t for the love and companionship of his rescue dogs. Nick Murdoch, who has adopted two dogs from Dogs Trust Shrewsbury, believes his beloved dogs helped him get through the most difficult periods in his life. Now, […]
At their first visit to a horse show since being saved, 12 ponies rescued by the RSPCA were adopted by visitors at Equifest earlier this month. Visitors and competitors at the famous Peterborough horse event flocked to the RSPCA’s stand to learn about the charity’s work and meet the rescue horses, with some people being […]
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A couple, who fell in love thanks to the help and clever interference of a rescue cat, are getting married. Tanya Gatehouse from London first met her neighbour, Stephen Voller, thanks to the assistance of her matchmaker cat, Georgina, after she managed to get stuck up Stephen’s chimney and a tree TWICE. Tanya and her […]
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