Category Archive: News

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

01 February 2011

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We have had a hard time raising funds over the winter with the awful weather so are grateful that our two charity shops are picking up since the snow has gone. Christmas decorations… Continue reading

25 January 2011

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We have only just homed the last 3 kittens from last year and already the prospect of a busy kitten season this year is upon us! In the last 3 weeks domestic cats… Continue reading

18 January 2011

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We have been having some problems with the thaw, as we are sure many people have – we had water getting into the Newburgh shop from the drain outside and also water coming… Continue reading

11 January 2011

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Sue sends special thanks to her dedicated Sunday helpers, Jan and Claire, who braved the journey up to Whinnybank once more on Sunday – Claire had to dig her car out to bring… Continue reading

04 January 2011

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At our last book sale in Dundee on 22 Dec we raised nearly £300 – just as well as this was our only recent fundraising event thanks to the weather conditions. Sue sends… Continue reading

14 December 2010

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Despite the cold weather we are still continuing to home cats – 3 went to new homes last Sunday. We don’t have many domestics left but there are a couple of elderly cats… Continue reading

07 December 2010

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We have one bit of good news – Rig, a diabetic cat who had been at the Sanctuary for 8 months, has now gone to a super new home. Sadly, due to the… Continue reading