Irish Animals

Over 300,000 kittens are born in Ireland every year. Of those 180,000 kittens die before they are 4 months old.

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Trap Neuter Return

Trap Neuter Return is becoming recognised as an efficient and cost-effective tool for controlling and reducing feral cat populations.

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Neutering your cats and dogs is one of the most important things you can do for your companion animals.

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Animal Advocacy is one not-for-profit person, nested in an inspiring network of charitable, government, public & networking organisations, volunteers and individuals.

We’re all part of that network!

I’m primarily involved in Trap Neuter Return (TNR) - maintaining and promoting Ireland's TNR Manual - How to Help Community Cats - and providing workshops and information evenings on all aspects of Best Practice TNR and Working Together. It's all about getting the information and skills out there - and, ultimately, solving Ireland feline overpopulation problem! At the same time, I do seem to end up doing a bit of animal transportation, fostering and rehoming in the process. And networking, fundraising and information provision. There’s always something!

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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Blaze & Kelly

*** REHOMED *** UPDATE: Blaze is still looking for his forever home – see his new post here *** Blaze & Kelly, stunning, lush tuxedo brothers from Kingdom Cat & Dog Rescue, came to visit me on Tuesday 22nd March 2016 – hoping to find their forever home! Blaze is a boisterous bundle of playfulness and […]

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Cork Rescue Expo 2016

We had the best time ever at the first Cork Rescue Expo at the SMA Hall, Wilton last Sunday! Big credit due to Rehoming Cork Pets and all the volunteers who organised the day – Grand Job – it was Terrific!!! If you don’t believe me, see our photos at the end of this article! Animal Advocacy (that’s […]

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TNR at Cork Rescue Expo 2016

We’re really looking forward to our stall at the Cork Rescue Expo this coming Sunday. We’ll have information on & representatives from most of the Trap Neuter Return (TNR) groups in County Cork. Great chance to network and/or find out more about this fabulous long-term solution to the feline overpopulation problem. Come along, meet us and find […]

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Peter’s Proposing a Partnership

*** RESERVED *** You might remember Peter from a few weeks ago, found lost and drenched by Bantry Boys Club. He’s been staying with Tim to recover from his experiences and is now ready to look for his forever home. He’s looking forward to a lifelong, committed partnership – would you accept his proposal? No […]

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Feral Cat Shelters

Found a lovely little feral cat shelter & feeding station on Items for Sale or Free in Bantry (a great FB resource in my area). It needs a bit of weather proofing (primarily a more overhanging roof), but works lovely in the rare sunshine – got some snaps of my guys checking it out when it was installed. In the cold weather it’s especially important to provide community cats with warm shelters and safe, dry feeding stations.

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