Category Archive: News

22 October 2013

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Whinnybank was saddened by the loss of a great favourite – Norton – a kitten found under 5 feet of cattle dung 5 years ago. He was lost to leukemia, and will be… Continue reading

02 October 2013

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An elderly cat was left on the table in the barn at Whinnybank with a note in her carrier asking us to find her a home. Zoe is 16 years old, long-haired grey… Continue reading

17 September 2013

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A heavily pregnant cat from Auchtermuchty, who was never claimed, gave birth to 4 kittens a week after coming into the Sanctuary. Thanks go to kitten fosterer Kate for giving up a night’s… Continue reading

04 September 2013

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The Dunfermline feral family seems to have disappeared but, because they were on a country lane, the mum may have moved the kittens to be safe from predators. A few people are watching… Continue reading

28 August 2013

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Ever since Sue said that she was going to retire from domestic cat work the calls for feral work have increased massively – so much for semi-retirement! So far, there are 22 kittens… Continue reading

22 August 2013

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Whinnybank is bursting at the seams with cats – September brings hope for new homes after the holiday season. Fruit wanted – we are hoping that September will bring plums, although there is… Continue reading

13 August 2013

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Auchtermuchty festival was quieter this year so we didn’t do so well as previous years. Many thanks to all the faithful people who helped out. Digger, a lovely young white cat at the… Continue reading

06 August 2013

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It has come to our attention that there is a rumour that Whinnybank Cat Sanctuary & our fundraising shops may be closing – Sue wishes everyone to know that she is only semi-retiring… Continue reading

01 August 2013

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Sue has a cheeky Roe deer up at the Sanctuary who is pinching all her currants! Thanks go to Robert Rankine for the lovely blackcurrants from his garden & the 11 o’clock treat… Continue reading

01 August 2013

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Sue has been rescuing and re-homing cats for 35 years! It is now time for her to take things a little easier, as she approaches her 70s. She has decided to concentrate more… Continue reading

09 July 2013

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The cat that Sue picked up at Jamesfield Garden Centre, who had been biting the customers, has not bitten Sue or the helpers. Sue thinks that the cat must have been very hungry,… Continue reading

09 July 2013

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The cat that Sue picked up at Jamesfield Garden Centre, who had been biting the customers, has not bitten Sue or the helpers. Sue thinks that the cat must have been very hungry,… Continue reading

02 July 2013

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Whinnybank is currently bursting at the seams with stray and unwanted cats, desperate for new homes! Many thanks go to Lisa for her long-term fostering of two kittens, Sophie and Sparky, who are… Continue reading

02 July 2013

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Whinnybank is currently bursting at the seams with stray and unwanted cats, desperate for new homes! Many thanks go to Lisa for her long-term fostering of two kittens, Sophie and Sparky, who are… Continue reading

11 June 2013

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The ladies of the Monday afternoon sewing group in Crail have created and donated a stunning hand-made quilt for us to raffle and raise funds for the Sanctuary. The quilt features nine cats,… Continue reading

11 June 2013

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The ladies of the Monday afternoon sewing group in Crail have created and donated a stunning hand-made quilt for us to raffle and raise funds for the Sanctuary. The quilt features nine cats,… Continue reading

05 June 2013

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Whinnybank volunteers John, Jasmine and Simon deserve a big thank you, for their continuing help with cleaning and feeding the cats at the Sanctuary. It was a lovely surprise on Friday, after doing… Continue reading

05 June 2013

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Whinnybank volunteers John, Jasmine and Simon deserve a big thank you, for their continuing help with cleaning and feeding the cats at the Sanctuary. It was a lovely surprise on Friday, after doing… Continue reading

28 May 2013

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We are finding it very difficult to find homes for any cats at the moment, just like every other cat Sanctuary. So, if you have been thinking about offering a home to a… Continue reading

21 May 2013

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Sadly we have experienced our first casualty of the year, on the road outside Whinnybank. The car, a maroon Vauxhall at tea time on Friday, wasn’t speeding and they were unaware that they… Continue reading