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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Marilyn

Marilyn, a charming and beautiful white female cat, adopted a couple in Ballydehob one day. But asthma struck and Marilyn came to us. Marilyn is deaf and will need an indoor, or enclosed outdoor, environment, well away from the dangers she can’t hear. Marilyn’s Story   Related Links Marilyn’s Gallery White Cats, Eye Colour and […]

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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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Medical History

  Name Arrullo Description Quintissential ginger male with white paws and chest. DOB Not known exactly, but approx 23/10/10 Place Of Birth Probably somewhere near Bantry, West Cork, Ireland Felocell CVR Annual booster due 12/1/12 Neutered No, too young

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Arrullo’s Arrival

Katie and her neighbours had seen tiny Arrullo and his mum begging round their doors for a few days, probably from the colony up the back of Bantry. No one had taken either of them in. But on Saturday 18th December, Katie managed to grab Arrullo as he skittered across the road in front of […]

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The Cacti

Three beautimous, but fluey, three-month-old kittens from Cork – visited us courtesy of West Cork Animal Welfare Group. Click on the chapter headings below to see their story.

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The Stones

Rescued by Jennifer Carroll, fostered by me, Jenni tells how they came to us: The Stone family was brought to my attention when a women who works locally approached me and suggested that I either take the kittens or she would ‘introduce them to the navy’ (ie. she’d drown them!). I reluctantly agreed and was told […]

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Susy’s Qs

Found on Sunday 25th July, rescued on the 26th, these gentle wee furrballs were definitely dumped by their human caregivers. They’re safe now though!

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Ivor

Ivor, we think, was caught in a trap for several days. He had to get his left hind leg amputated but he recovered wonderfully.   Ivor’s Story   Related Links Ivor’s Gallery Three Legged Cats  

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Tommy

Tommy decided to move in with me in the spring of 2005/06. He tested positive for FIV. I gave him the best care I could but his poor living arrangements prior to moving in with me meant that the FIV kicked in early. He was euthanased 19th January 2008 after complete organ failure as a […]

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Vesper & the Hesperides

This was the first story I put on my original website – and I never actually finished it! Vesper was the first living creature to give birth in my house – she was just too pregnant when I got her for us to be comfortable neutering her. And I bought my first digital camera and […]

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The Kingston Concentration Camp Victims

Otherwise known as The Giants this crowd were rescued from Kinston’s Concentration Camp near Bantry, Co Cork.

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Einstein

by Jennifer Carroll & me Einstein was found running around loose in Bantry Supervalu in June/July 2008, allegedly having found his own way in from the main road – more likely dumped there by someone. Liam, one of the staff was told by the duty manager to take him outside and let him go – ‘He’ll find […]

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Luka & Xena

Apologies in advance for the length of this story – I’m throwing three people’s input together at midnight and amn’t going to manage to neaten it up.

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Banjo

Banjo, a teeny female calico, wandered into Bantry bikeshop at the age of around 5 weeks in July 2007. All four paws had bad burn damage, two pads peeling off completely, and her hind leg was burnt to the bone. We figured she’d got the injuries from travelling on a car engine. She was terrified […]

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