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Pouch Recycling Scheme

Pets at Home have just introduced a pet food pouch recycling scheme in many of their stores. We have seen the collection bin in the Brentford store and there will be one in Richmond shortly. It doesn’t seem to be limited to the wet food pouches, but also extends to dry food […]

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Inhumane Traps to be Banned

Inhumane rodent glue traps to be banned in England A government-backed private members bill received unanimous support for banning glue traps during its final reading in the House of Lords at the end of April. The ban will come into effect in England two years after receiving Royal Assent. Glue traps rip […]

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A Rescue by Trapping

A while back we were called by a concerned member of the public to help with a stray black mother cat and her kittens.  We visited and established that there were four kittens, 3 tabby and 1 black, aged about 8 weeks and one or two of them had weepy […]

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A Fabulous Foster Mum Treacle is a young female calico tortie cat. A householder in the street where she was living as a stray contacted us for help as Treacle was heavily pregnant. She came to us and a few days later gave birth to a litter of 4 beautiful ginger kittens. […]

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Thank you Santa Paws 2021

Pets at Home Christmas Fundraising ending soon Thank you to all our supporters for continuing to raise funds via Santa Paws. Also to Pets at Home Richmond and Brentford stores for selecting our charity again this year and to the staff for raising so much for us. There is still […]

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Purina Felix

As Good As It Looks (AGAIL) Earlier this year, at the same time as the pancytopenia outbreak there was concern about ‘Purina Felix (AGAIL) voiced by cat and kitten owners which caused some confusion. Purina changed the formulation of their foods in the first quarter of this year and also moved […]

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Leo and Nala

You may remember the sad story about HAWS kittens Arwen and Maia? They were two of well over 300 kittens UK-wide which sadly died this year due to the Feline Pancytopenia outbreak. Well, we now have some very nice news. The lovely people who went through all that have now […]

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Santa Paws 2021 update

Please continue to visit both Brentford and Richmond Pets at Home stores during their Santa Paws event. It’s on now. Your kind donations will help us continue caring for homeless pets whilst they wait for their forever homes #SantaPaws. The event lasts until 24th December and Hounslow Animal Welfare will […]

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Santa Paws 2021

Christmas appeal Hounslow Animal Welfare Society is thrilled that Pets at Home chose our charity to benefit from their Santa Paws appeal again this year. Every £1 you donate in Pets at Home Brentford and Richmond stories during the Santa Paws campaign from Monday 22nd November til Friday 24th December, […]

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Halloween madness

Kitten Mayhem Morning Today (29/10/21) saw three of our kittens taking centre stage on ITV’s This Morning show. TV vet Scott Miller borrowed them from us to do a live piece extolling the virtues of black cats who are often overlooked when put up for adoption. As you can imagine, absolute chaos […]

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