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!

It’s JUST A DOG

From time to time, people tell me,” lighten up, it’s just a dog,” or, “that’s a lot of money for just a dog.” They don’t understand the distance traveled, the time spent, or the costs involved for “just a dog.” Some of my proudest moments have come about with “just a dog.”

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Fostering

Author Unknown  Found on Pets Ireland forum (defunct) There I sat, alone and afraid, You got a call and came right to my aid. You bundled me up with blankets and love. And, when I needed it most, you gave me a hug. I learned that the world was not all that scary and cold. That […]

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Disposable?

I was born in the summer a few years ago; Quite why I was born I never will know. Some folks owned my mother; decided to breed No reason I know of except for their greed. I know I was hungry, I know I was cold And they sold me quite early, at just five […]

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Ivor

Ivor, we think, was caught in a trap for several days. He had to get his left hind leg amputated but he recovered wonderfully.   Ivor’s Story   Related Links Ivor’s Gallery Three Legged Cats  

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A Pet’s Ten Commandments

1. My life is likely to last 10-23 years … Any separation from you is likely to be painful. 2. Give me time to understand what you want of me. 3. Place your trust in me. It is crucial for my well-being. 4. Don’t be angry with me for long and don’t lock me up […]

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Thomas

I would love to be able to say, ‘Meet Thomas. Isn’t he gorgeous?’ – but his person killed him today. Because she couldn’t find a home for him. She contacted us nine days ago asking for help or she would kill him. We found a home for him this evening. But it was too late. […]

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