Category Archive: News

07 August 2012

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The cats we have homed in the past very often come back to Whinnybank to stay, while their owners are on holiday. We have had nine to stay in the past three weeks,… Continue reading

03 August 2012

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The terrible weather we had two weeks ago brought leaks in the barn, where we didn’t think we had leaks! Luckily, our shops have done well recently, so at least we can get… Continue reading

27 July 2012

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We now have Nyjer seed for the wild finches back in stock in both our shops. If there is anything you would like us to stock in the pet/wild bird food line please… Continue reading

10 July 2012

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Good news. After 7 weeks, Sue has finally got her red van back. Much welding had been required, so pennies will have to be saved for a ‘new’ van next year! The build… Continue reading

03 July 2012

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Sue had a bad day on Monday – she lost 2 kittens who had seemed healthy and strong after their battle with cat flu, and then she had bad news from 2 owners… Continue reading

29 June 2012

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We are pleased to report that Snowball is happy to be back at the Sanctuary after his adventures in Newburgh. Thanks go to Agnes and her husband for letting Sue know he was… Continue reading

19 June 2012

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The virus at the Sanctuary is thankfully fading and all the cats are looking a lot healthier & happier. The kittens Sue is hand rearing are still having daily visits to the vets… Continue reading

21 February 2012

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As many people are aware, there are foxes hunting in Newburgh, they are about in the daytime & will go for poultry & small animals. We have recently heard that one fox has… Continue reading

05 July 2011

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Sue is picking up a domestic cat & her feral kittens from a derelict cottage this week – Lisa & her mum will be taking care of them and will be handling the… Continue reading

28 June 2011

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Calls are starting to come in for feral kittens that need to be collected – the only problem we have is where to put them! Would anyone like to help out with fostering? ‘The only… Continue reading

14 June 2011

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A wee kitten called Hugo was taken to our vet this week for a check up after being picked up by one of our kitten fosterers. He was given a flea treatment &… Continue reading

07 June 2011

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Steven & David tried a new fundraising venture in St Andrews last week – they had a book stall in Church Square & raised £175. We will probably try it again some time.… Continue reading

25 May 2011

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Sue’s dog Gilpin, who is very much loved by all her friends and helpers is undergoing investigation for nasal problems at the ‘Vets Now’ Hospital in Glasgow. David from Newburgh kindly drove Sue… Continue reading

17 May 2011

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As it was so cold last Sunday we decided to do Edinburgh car boot sale instead of Tayport so apologies to anyone who missed us at Tayport – we will be back next… Continue reading

09 May 2011

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Kitten fosterer Linda, having just knitted & sold well over 100 Easter chicks to raise funds for Whinnybank, gave up her Sunday a couple of weeks ago to spend the day at her… Continue reading

02 May 2011

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Kitten fosterers Linda and Kevin who took on 2 pregnant semi feral cats a couple of weeks ago are pleased to report that both have now had their litters – a set of… Continue reading

01 March 2011

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At the book sale in Dundee last Friday we had a fantastic day. Long term Whinnybank volunteer Linda Naismith was shopping in Dundee and decided to help out for four hours – her… Continue reading

22 February 2011

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A stray tom cat in Cupar has been fed by locals for the past 5 years but one particular person, who let him into their house & formed a bit of a bond… Continue reading

15 February 2011

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Sue has been busy trapping cats this week – she managed to trap 3 feral cats from the colony at Pitlochry, which will be neutered and returned. A female cat which had gone… Continue reading

08 February 2011

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A mystery has been solved at last! A 15 year old cat had been visiting someone in Auchtermuchty so frequently that he was thought to be a stray – especially as he seemed… Continue reading