Category Archive: News

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It’s the peak of the year for unwanted pets – usually because people are being evicted. There is no more illness at Whinnybank so we are able to take in a few –… Continue reading

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The dry weather brought a lot of hedgehogs into the barns to eat the cats’ meat & biscuits – Sue found them sleeping in the cats’ beds during the day! The recent rain… Continue reading

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We are happy to report that 3 more cats have been re-homed since the last news. We are also pleased that there are no signs of any more illness. We lost 1 kitten… Continue reading

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Because of the heat a lot of the rescue centres have gone down with cat flu but we have been lucky so far – hopefully we will be spared. We managed to home… Continue reading

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

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Our volunteers are valuable resources so we do ask that if you wish them to spend time on finding a new home for your cat(s) that do not come into the sanctuary and… Continue reading

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We like to encourage children to read, which is why we usually have at least 1 box of kid’s books which can be taken for free – they are put outside our Newburgh… Continue reading

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Cinders, the cat who had an operation on her tummy about 3 weeks ago, is doing well – the wound has healed & she gets her final check up this week. The Sanctuary… Continue reading

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Sue has been receiving a lot of very late phone calls in the middle of the night recently. She can’t change her telephone number so from 10pm to 5 am her phone will… Continue reading

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Cinders, a rescue cat from Stirling 3 years ago, has had to have a tumour removed from her stomach – she has been a very good patient. However, it has made it a… Continue reading

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Sue thanks Linda & Kevin for all the cat food – the cats do like Asda’s own food! Jade, the black cat with the bent tail brought into Whinnybank by Linda & Kevin,… Continue reading

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Annalene, daughter of our Auchtermuchty shop volunteer Ann Coyle, has done a local marathon in aid of Whinnybank! So far she has raised just over £500 – thanks Annalene! Donations can still be… Continue reading

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Sue is really busy with feral cat work just now – May always brings more work as kitten season starts. She appreciates all the cat food that has come in recently. Thank you… Continue reading

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Our thoughts are with Sandy Boyd, the hedgehog man, whose wife Alice sadly passed away last month. Sandy kindly raised £197.50 for Whinnybank in memory of Alice, for which we are very grateful.… Continue reading

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Apologies – we got the name of the new Newburgh vet wrong last week – she is called Heather! Sue thanks kitten fosterer Linda for finding super homes for our first litter of… Continue reading

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Linda did a glassware display window in our Newburgh shop last week – it is really doing well! People maybe don’t realize what lovely things we have in our shop until they see… Continue reading

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Sue spent last weekend catching 6 semi-feral cats at a farm near Leslie. It took 3 trips, so nearly 100 miles, & all 6 cats need to be neutered, wormed & vaccinated –… Continue reading

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The tabby cat picked up in Brunton has not been claimed – we now know that she is pregnant. We are looking for a temporary fosterer for her so that she can have… Continue reading

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We have a great history of successful cat homings through Whinnybank but very occasionally a cat is returned to us because they ‘don’t fit’ – this is often because a cat has been… Continue reading

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Rupert was a 4 month old kitten who was trapped in Perth with his family about 15 years ago – he was not happy with other cats around him & decided to live… Continue reading

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Sue is getting a lot of phone calls about feral toms making nuisances of themselves, being aggressive towards people as well as domestic cats. She has had 6 calls in 2 weeks from… Continue reading