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!

If It Should Be That I Grow Weak

If it should be that I grow weak, And pain should keep me from my sleep Then you must do what must be done, For this last battle cannot be won. You will be sad, I understand; Don’t let your grief than stay your hand For this day more than all the rest, Your love […]

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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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Val

I took a cat, Val, to the vets last week. He was so far downhill he died the next day. Reported/rescued even one day earlier he’d have survived. He hung out at Supervalu carpark in Dunmanway. He was known by the staff and the customers. Someone put him on a car bonnet in the sun […]

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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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