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The Chimney Kittens – left to die a solitary death and saved by Sunny Harbour Cat Rescue

Late Thursday night Paul receives an email from a council worker to tell us that there are 2 kittens stuck in a boarded up property some 1.5 hrs drive from the Sunny Harbour Cat Rescue base. The property was boarded … Continue reading

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Why do cats suffer with Stress and associated behaviours??

Throughout the hundreds of cats relinquished to Sunny Harbour every year there are very clear patterns to the core reasons why cats are relinquished.  Many of these include reasons such as a house move, new baby, aggression or unpredictable behaviour … Continue reading

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How much attention do we really pay to our cats diet?

Anyone who has adopted a cat from Sunny Harbour or spoken to us about food for cats will know that we are strong advocates of the most nutritious options available whether that be wet or dry foods. We firmly believe … Continue reading

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A festive message

Every year at this time Sunny Harbour Cat Rescue and I’m sure hundreds of other rescues throughout the UK will begin to receive the annual calls from Parents who have “promised their child a kitten for Xmas”… <sigh> Yes, it … Continue reading

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Neutering; A better life for our pets

After reading an article in a local paper a few weeks ago I have debated and been very frustrated over the message it sent out. The article itself was written by an Edinburgh vet and was very misleading in its … Continue reading

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An update on Alfie; life after neglect

Do you remember Alfie? He came to Sunny Harbour Cat Rescue 10 days ago as his owner could no longer care for him or his companion as they were relocating and unable to take the cats with them.  As with … Continue reading

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Can you help us keep Alfie warm??

Some of you may know of Alfie who came to us this weekend and may have been following his case on Facebook. He was covered head to toe in matts, in fact he is probably the worst condition we have … Continue reading

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What is acceptable animal welfare?

I accept that by my very presence of working in rescue I am perhaps slightly more aware of welfare standards than say Joe Public.  However the regulations around animal welfare, to me, an animal lover (aside from rescue involvement) seem … Continue reading

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Cat Rescue – heart break, sorrow and joy

People often ask us how we manage to continue in rescue when we see so many horrible cases of neglect and abuse not to mention the hundreds of cats simply thrown out through no fault of their own. They are … Continue reading

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Elastic walls…. and pipe dreams for the future

Today alone we have had to agree to take in 15 cats & kittens this weekend. This takes numbers at the harbour to far beyond our comfortable limit once again. With an increase in rehoming of late we opened up … Continue reading

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