Thistle

My lil Thistle was run over this morning. He must have been knocked down in the night – and whoever killed him didn’t stop. No-one checked his collar to find his home. Thanks to a neighbour who saw his body by the road and let me know, I can bury him. He was hardly even three […]

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Scrabble’s Medical Nightmare

Scrabble, tiniest of the Dunmanway Mountain kittens, was held back from the UK trip because she was worryingly skinny and pale. Possibly just a heavy parasite burden (defleaed and dewormed) but worth keeping an eye on. A few days after her siblings left, she was returning to a normal colour and was putting on weight. Looking good. […]

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Advance Preview Emigrees Oct 11

The Dunmanway Mountain kittens and Spock are packin their tiny bags to emigrate to the UK this weekend. Nobody has visited to see these gorgeous kittens – if they had I’d have no-one emigrating, because these guys are the most snorgalicious bunch ever, and would be homed in a flash. We’ve a full van this […]

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Dunmanway Mountain Kittens Arrival

*** REHOMED *** The farmer brought these six three-month-old kittens in to Brookpark Vets in Dunmanway to have them all killed. He’s going to bring in two adults to have them killed – to control the population of cats at his farm. Killing is preferable to neutering for him – go figure. To see why […]

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Granny Weatherwax

Weatherwax is my new permanent resident. She appeared at another friend’s house, bedraggled and hungry. Brought in for a check, the vet reckons she could be ten years old, already neutered (so another needless operation – remember that microchip!), a slight wheeze in her chest but nothing to worry about, skanky, skinny, one eye is […]

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Lexington

Lexington, Lexx for short, was rescued by AHAR in Killarney from their local pound. He’d been siezed from his ‘guardians’ because of neglect. He was emaciated. Suzanne from AHAR noticed he had a hugely swollen shoulder, a growth. Once he was healthy enough for the operation the growth was removed. He bust his stitches the […]

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Jack

Jack wandered into Bantry House grounds in April 2011, looking for food and attention. Strayed or dumped, he was delighted to find safety with us. See him pictured here, happy and content after a full meal at our fosterers.

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