Animal Rescue Truths

This poem, by Ashley Owen Hill, blew me away. I’m not sure folk who’re not active in animal welfare realise how emotionally draining, frustrating and heartbreaking it can be. But it is also totally and utterly rewarding. Worth it because they are worth it. Rescue is pain. Rescue is joy. Rescue is worth it… because […]

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Woo Hoo!

We're delighted to announce the launch of our new-look Animal Advocacy website. It's specifically designed to make the TNR Manual’s online pages easier to navigate. However … it may take some time to get the whole site inline with the new look. Please bear with us! You’ll notice we’ve got the basics done and dusted – the […]

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WARNING!

We’re in the process of upgrading our theme and style to one which will make the TNR Manual’s online pages easier to navigate … this may take some time! You’ll notice we’ve got the basics done and dusted – the new theme uses similar images and colours to our old one, so you should still feel […]

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Granny Weatherwax – In Memoriam

Granny Weatherwax was euthanased peacefully at home on Wednesday 21st January 2015. She was the gentlest auld girl, with the most affectionate headbonk ever. She is much loved and much missed. Sleep soft, dear friend.

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Moe the Pin-up Kitteh

Just a lil soundbite so I can share a picture of lil, wobbly Moe my poster kitteh. You might remember her story from way back – she has ataxia, possibly Cerebellar Hypoplasia (CH). It’s a bit like cerebral palsy, but it doesn’t slow her down. And, because she has a tendency to sit in the window, […]

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White Screen of Death

*** SORTED *** Just a wee headsup – I’m having some problems with WordPress since I updated. The WSOD is only visible on my admin pages, so it should not affect you, as a reader. However, the site will be going through some ups and downs looks-wise over today and tomorrow as I mess around trying to […]

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Cutest Mutant Ever!

I can’t believe Curly’s been with me since February and I haven’t introduced you properly! I did post a couple of videos on Facebook. But I hesitated to bring him to attention because I really wasn’t sure what to do with him. I’ll explain … When Curly came to me from KLAWS we knew there […]

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Introducing Moe, Dancing

Moe, my latest adoptee, was originally brought in to Cork CAT from Clonakilty (see story here). Lil Moe got the wobbles after her first vaccination and needed a special home. I couldn’t resist. You can see from the video that she’s particularly wobbly on her back legs, sometimes you can see she has a slight shake […]

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Summertime & the Living is Easy

The unseasonally hot weather recently had all the gang lapping up sunbeams. Had to take a few pics o course. And got some crackers, if I do say so myself. Thought I’d give you a wee update on everyone while I shared the photos. Miss Tipsy is well settled in now, has decided she’s boss […]

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Miss Tipsy Settles In

Miss Tipsy, our latest permanent resident, has been with us just over a week now. She’s got her own separate room until she gets her FeLV booster (I’ve a stray FeLV, Hobo, who sleeps in the house at night) and she’s settling in really well. I let her out with the FeLV-free guys at night […]

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