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
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!

New Arrivals At New Start

Another terrific trip to the UK done and dusted. Fifteen felines packed their bags and girded their loins for the nerve wracking journey to New Start in Newent, Glos, UK. Don’t get me wrong! Their transport accommodation is as comfortable as possible, and they’re fed, watered, cleaned out and snorgled at various stages in the […]

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Bruce

Bruce was found wandering, starving and flea-ridden, in Bantry town recently. Taken in by RAWR, he’s going to stay with me for a wee while till he puts some weight on. Bruce just arrived at mine this afternoon. Picked him up from the vet and we’d a wee walk through Bantry on our way home. […]

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National Hare Coursing Finals Protest, February 4th – Be There!

From ARAN Dear Cork Members; We are writing for your urgent help. Up to 30,000 hare coursing supporters and supporters of other cruel sports such as fox hunting, shooting and deer stalking will converge for a three day event at Powerstown Park, Clonmel, Co. Tipperary. The final day, Monday February 4th, will see thousands of […]

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Tumbleweed

*** REHOMED *** Tumbleweed (so named for the tumble he took out of the car that dumped him) is looking for his forever home. Just picked him up today and he seems in great nick. Will be getting him vaccinated and vet checked tomorrow, and neutered on Monday. We reckon he’s maybe around 18 months […]

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I Could Never Work Here

When you say to an animal shelter or humane society employee “I could never do your job, it would break my heart. I love animals too much” or words to that effect, it sounds like you are saying: 1) That we don’t also love the animals, even though we’ve taken minimum wage (or no wage) […]

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How Could You?

Copyright Jim Willis 2001 When I was a puppy I entertained you with my antics and made you laugh. You called me your child and despite a number of chewed shoes and a couple of murdered throw pillows, I became your best friend. Whenever I was “bad,” you’d shake your finger at me and ask “How could […]

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