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So far this year, there have been 3 separate instances of cats escaping and disappearing from camper vans whilst their owners had taken them on holiday with them. Why? If you have a… Continue reading

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Sue has had many calls from people concerned their cats are not eating in this extreme heat – she recommends giving them plenty of fresh water – they will eat more once the… Continue reading

Fosterers needed

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The Sanctuary is currently overloaded with pregnant females and feral kittens. We are looking for short term help from the local area for people who have experience of taming feral kittens and looking… Continue reading

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Sue regularly gets calls reporting sightings of mum cats and their kittens. Sadly, the kittens are usually too old to tame by the time they are out hunting with mum. So if anyone… Continue reading

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Sue has been very busy sorting out 4 lots of cats and kittens that have been born outside in Cupar, Leven, Glenrothes and Kelty. The ones in Kelty are being sorted out tonight… Continue reading

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The story of the pregnant mum from Dundee sadly ended in tears. She gave birth to 5 kittens but then became very unwell. The vet nurses came to the rescue and are hand-rearing… Continue reading

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Over the years, Dundee Council have very kindly let us book the Murraygate (outside Bet Fred) in Dundee for fundraising – we are there the last Thursday and Friday of the month when… Continue reading

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Sue wishes to thank Helen (who comes to Whinnybank every Wednesday to help with the cats) and her husband Douglas for spending a good part of last Sunday doing odd jobs that had… Continue reading

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Sue’s neighbor, Susan White, has an amazing large garden filled with many unusual plants (plus 2 lovely cats!) and she works very hard to keep her garden looking fantastic. Sue gives her special… Continue reading

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Sue at Whinnybank Cat Sanctuary is very upset that some kids in Auchtermuchty think it is great fun to throw roadwork signs and any other signs they can get their mitts on, including… Continue reading

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Thankfully, we are now down to just 1 cat having treatment for cat flu so we are on track to soon being able to re-home cats and take new cats in to Whinnybank… Continue reading

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Cats coming into Whinnybank are put on hold just now due to cat flu. It’s a lot of worry and means lots of trips to the vets as, if cats cannot smell their… Continue reading

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The recent storms were kind to Whinnybank so thankfully no major damage was done The birds, particularly the geese, were more upset than the cats in the barn. Trapping ferals on a farm… Continue reading

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We have a queue of many people wanting cats under 4 years old but sadly there are not many rescues who will take on older cats so many of the cats that come… Continue reading

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Our food supply is disappearing very quickly at our feeding station in St Andrews. It seemed stray cats were coming in the night so we set up a camera. Sue expected to see… Continue reading

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Finally, a safe fund-raising savings account has been set up for Whinnybank cats. Friends and supporters can make a one-off donation or regular payments if they wish. Only Sue and grandson Aaron can… Continue reading

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We are pleased to have homed quite a few cats recently and we had a huge response to our request for people to take on the elderly cats, though not all of them… Continue reading

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We have 9 elderly cats in our care just now and we desperately need kind fosterers to care for them – all vet bills (only through our Newburgh vet) will be covered if… Continue reading

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The last kitten of the litter was trapped in St Andrews this week – at times we thought it had perished – it took 2 long months of nights with cold feet and… Continue reading

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Christmas Eve at Whinnybank was a bit of a nightmare – the day began with a call at 8am & the calls continued all day from people wanting cats (for Christmas!!!) with kids… Continue reading