Sunshine & Smiles

Well, I came back from my trip up north with such a buzz on! It’s nearly two weeks ago now – how time flies! I was just back from a coupla days away, visiting and meeting with friends – and talking over the new CATalyst project with three splendiferous women (aimed at informing, enabling and inspiring TNR throughout […]

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Gibson is Packing His Bags …

Well, you may remember waaaaay back in May last year, we introduced you to Gibson, a charming special-needs tuxedo. We were thinking we might keep him here as he had a head tilt and was FIV positive. But we found a long-term foster home for him, with Carla, a Dutch friend of mine, as he […]

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Don’t Take Veterinary Treatment For Granted

The most EPIC reply to the “if you don’t treat my pet for free then you don’t love animals” argument courtesy of Dr. Virginia DeChant Thanks to Wendy Supercilious Tart Rose on Stupid things pet owners say to vets and vet nurses, a private FB group

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Abandoned in Bandon

Barbara got in touch with me. She knew a woman in Bandon who ‘ loved’ animals. She’d several cats, dogs and horses. But she didn’t care for them. Her dogs were seized by the authorities and killed because of their aggression, because she didn’t take the time to train them. And I’m not talking about […]

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Carinna

*** REHOMED *** Another little lost kitten found near Bantry cinema. The day after Bantry market – another wee dumped baby? Irene found her and called us to pick her up and she’s now safely in Jennifer’s hands. Mucky wee thing. And, as you can see, couldn’t get a decent pic because she wouldn’t take […]

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And Finally … from Cork CAT …

Okey dokey, the last gallery from my Cork CAT house/cat sit. This time, I’m afraid, none of these delectable furrballs are available for adoption – they’ve already found their forever home with Ann! Unfortunately my memory is appalling and I can’t remember anyone’s name 🙁 Or their individual stories for that matter. But all the […]

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Kittens, Kittens, Kittens!

More pictures from my house sit at Ann’s of Cork CAT this week – this time of two separate families, all looking for their forever homes now, or in the very near future. *** RESERVED *** One brother/sister pair are nearly ready for their first vaccination and are the cyewtest wee things imaginable – bouncy, […]

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The Hole in the Wall Gang – 5 weeks

*** REHOMED *** Just house sitting for Ann of Cork CAT and getting to play with the Hole in the Wall Gang again – they’re growing so quick! Five weeks now, and they’re the most adorable bunch. This is just a quick post of cyewt pics for your delectation. These guys will be looking for their […]

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Tips & Bandit, Rianior & Rowan

I’ve recently been reminded of lil Bandit, the first kitten to die in my care. She contracted the wet form of FIP (Feline Infectious Peritonitis), a terminal condition (not infectious, despite it’s name) that some cats are genetically predisposed to. I couldn’t believe, but had to accept, there was nothing we could do for her. To […]

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Reporting Internet Animal Cruelty, Abuse and Crimes

Mostly from Eagle’s Den Rescue. I’ve added the bit about Ireland. If you come across a facebook page, website, video, or other things on the internet you might find, that promotes/supports violent acts, animal cruelty, abuse, crimes, etc … it’s hard to know what to do, but you can do something, and here are instructions […]

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Black Lab Lost & Wounded Coomhola

 *** RIP *** Owners located and decided to put Sam down as his broken spine injury would be expensive to treat. Found by the Red Cross as they drove by, young male black lab cross, most likely runover just by Coomhola school. He’s neutered, has a collar but no tag or microchip. It looks like […]

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Little Dog Lost

*** SORTED *** Sparky found his guardian and has been returned to him. He is now sporting a lovely new collar and will be neutered & microchipped soon. Original post follows: Found wandering in Bantry town this morning – anyone recognise him? Will pop in to Jen when she’s in to get microchip check – […]

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Day 27 – Kittens Growing Up

Day 27, and we thought you’d like to see how the kittens are doing. Nearly four weeks old, they’re now running around the place, starting to eat solids and … *drum roll* … using their litter trays! Aren’t they good? Their eyes’ll be blue for another couple of weeks yet – they’ll turn green at […]

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Greyhound Industry Facts

From Compassion for Irish Greyhounds (FB) Greyhounds who are not fast enough for the track, or who incur injuries while racing, are no longer profitable. They are often killed while only a few years old. Some are shot. Thousands of greyhounds go missing each year in Ireland. Many greyhounds found dead have their ears cut off. […]

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Sunbeams & Kitten Dreams

Shane’s brilliant keeping us posted on Tara, and just sent us this photo of Tara enjoying the spectacular weather. She was homed with him earlier in the year – a wee bit timid, but affectionate once she gets to know you – and she’s settled in grand. Doesn’t she look queen of the walk? Love […]

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