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Otto and Oscar

Constant companions Otto and Oscar came to live with me in July when they were four months old. This is the second time I have adopted through HAWS. My previous cat, Lyra, was adopted 11 years ago but died earlier this year and left a big cat-shaped hole in my […]

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Rescue of Snowdrop and her kittens

We are quite often asked to help with cats that have been dumped and here is a story of a recent example: A broken cat carrier basket wrapped, and tied, in two plastic bags was found to contain a mum cat and 3 of her babies. It was when the […]

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Amazon Smile is winding down

We have just had notification from Amazon to say that it is winding down Amazon Smile by 20th February 2023. See below from Amazon: Dear customer,  Ten years ago, we launched AmazonSmile to make it easier for customers to support their favourite charities. However, since launch, the programme has not […]

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Rabbits Everywhere…

Many rescue centres have reported a surge in unwanted animals as the country comes out of Covid restrictions. Rabbits are no exception, and many centres are full to bursting. One large rehoming charity has over 200 rabbits on its waiting list, and has seen adoptions down 60% compared to the […]

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A Proposal at Christmas!

Meet  Arnie, (alias Tigger) My happy boy who bounced around the house. One dark day he lost his sister. Even with 4 other cats to play with, he was inconsolable. Meet Delila, (6 months later) She was being manhandled by a group of children in a park. She was no […]

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Ealing Animal Fair 2023

Saturday 4th March If anyone has any unwanted Christmas Presents or other items we might be able to sell at our stall please let us know. We will look forward to seeing everyone there.

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Railway Mum & Kittens Rescue

We are contacted a great deal to help with stray cats and kittens and we realise we should tell you more of what we do. So here is our most recent rescue. Just the other day, we were contacted by a nice young couple who had seen a stray mother […]

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Pumpkin Rescue

We have been dealing with a colony of cats and kittens in Southall for some time, having neutered what we thought was all of them! However, a nice lady is feeding them in her garden and the numbers have started to increase. We were called urgently about two tiny tortie kittens […]

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Santa Paws 2022

PLEASE NOTE THAT SANTA PAWS 2022 HAS NOW ENDED Results from 2022 We were thrilled to be partnered with Pets at Home’s Brentford store for their annual Christmas fundraising event ‘Santa Paws’ and delighted with the cheque for £1,156! We are pleased to say we are the Brentford store’s Community […]

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Winter Craft Market 2022

Join HAWS volunteers at this year’s Winter Craft Market in Hanwell! 📅 Saturday 26 November 2022🕰️ 10:00 – 15:00📍 Hanwell Methodist Church, Church Road W7 1DJ This lovely Winter Craft Market is a great place to find Christmas gifts for friends and view the talents of  local crafters. Gifts for […]

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