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Animal charity reports Marktplaats for cat cruelty

February 8, 2024 Photo: Depositphotos.com Animal charity House of Animals has reported auction website Marktplaats to the police for facilitating animal suffering by allowing the sale of Scottish Fold cats on its platform. The cats’ take their name from an inherited anomaly of the cartilage in their ears which gives them a folded appearance. The […]

Maxi Zoo’s Christmas campaign to help Wicklow animal charity

Pictured at the launch of the Shelter Wishes campaign, were rescued Lurchers Elsa and Robyn, with Kieran Mangan and Chloe Keane from Maxi Zoo Ireland. Photo: Jon Allen. The Wicklow Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals is to benefit from a Christmas campaign led by the pet shop chain Maxi Zoo Ireland. Maxi […]

Animal welfare charity USPCA opens new store in Lisburn

ANIMAL welfare charity USPCA has opened a new store in the heart of Lisburn. Based at 144 Longstone Street, it was opened by Lisburn and Castlereagh City’s mayor, Andrew Gowan who joined the charity’s team of volunteers to cut the ribbon on the brand new store. It is the third retail shop to be opened […]

‘Strikes for Charity’ held for FW Animal Care & Control’s Angel Fund

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WANE) — The fun just wrapped up at Georgetown Entertainment in celebration of this year’s Strikes for Charity event. According to a press release, this year’s fundraiser was hosted by the city and the Fire Police City County Federal Credit Union from 1 – 4 p.m.. The money raised from this year’s […]

Animal charity My Lovely Horse expose grim death of horse in Darndale, Dublin

‘Horrific’ |  WARNING: Graphic images My Lovely Horse Rescue shared a photo of the deceased animal and explained that it appeared the foal had been tied up and “attacked” by dogs in Darndale. Photo: My Lovely Horse Rescue An animal charity has called for the enforcement of anti-cruelty laws after a young horse was found dead […]

Baby squirrel ‘adopted’ by hen rescued by animal welfare charity

A baby squirrel which was “adopted” by a hen is being cared for at a wildlife rescue centre. Animal welfare charity the Scottish SPCA was called in to help after the squirrel kit spent several days last week sleeping under a chicken at a farm in Tayport in Fife. It is thought the little animal […]

Gloucestershire animal charity launches crowdfunding campaign to save it from closure

Gloucester-based Teckels Animal Sanctuary is launching a crowdfunding campaign to save the centre from potential closure.  The independent animal welfare charity was set up in 2003 and cares for hundreds of homeless cats and dogs in the county, but faces imminent closure in July 2023 unless it can reach its emergency fundraising target of at […]

Animal charity ‘horrified’ after being caught out by Bath CAZ

A trustee of an animal charity was left “horrified” after the organisation was caught out by Bath’s Clean Air Zone (CAZ). Shelagh Meredith, trustee at Waggy Tails Rescue (WTR) in Dorset, says the charity has been hit by £138 in fines after unwittingly travelling through the CAZ. Launched in March 2021, Bath’s CAZ charges high-emission […]

Kidsgrove animal charity ‘facing crisis’ over demand for help

An extra 3.2m households across the UK bought a pet between 2020 and 2021 during the pandemic, with many taking the opportunity to get a dog while working from home. The subsequent cost-of-living crisis meant owners struggled to buy pet food and cover medical bills including simple treatments, Ms Cartwright said. “We are seeing dogs […]

Sheffield animal charity issues warning over online pet sales

A Sheffield cat shelter has warned of the abuse experienced by many pets sold online. By Zoe Head-Thomas 4 minutes ago Sheffield Cats Shelter has issued a warning about pets sold online The warning came on the 24th International Animal Rights Day last weekend, which aims to raise awareness of animal mistreatment, abuse and abandonment. […]

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