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Sue was able to attend David Armit’s funeral (apologies for the spelling last week) – it was a simple & calm farewell, just the way David would have wanted it – he wrote… Continue reading

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A semi-feral cat Sue picked up last Friday was just 8 months old & heavily pregnant – she had her kittens on Monday & there are quite a few of them! Sue will… Continue reading

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Sadly we have lost two long-term volunteers recently – Caroline Kinnaird of Newburgh and David Arnott of Auchtermuchty – they will be greatly missed & our thoughts are with their families. The Sanctuary… Continue reading

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We hope everyone enjoyed the lovely weather over Easter! Our Easter Raffle went well – we raised £70 for the cats. Linda will be doing another raffle in the summer. In the sunny… Continue reading

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Sue returned to Perth Recycling Plant this week – the feral mum has moved her kittens as expected – Sue will keep an eye out for the mum so that she can be… Continue reading

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Jim, who works at Perth recycling plant, called Sue in a panic to say he had found a 2 week old kitten near all the rubbish. Because Sue had 4 days of fundraising… Continue reading

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Two elderly tortoiseshell cats being fostered by Carol & Adam have had major dental work done this week – one has had all but her front teeth out. Our thoughts are with Carol… Continue reading

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Sue’s brother down in Hampshire is on his last legs so she was glad to be able to visit him for 6 days last week. She thanks volunteers Lorna & John for making… Continue reading

PHONE CALLS

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Please when people are phoning the sanctuary and leaving a message could you please say the phone number slowly and clearly Sue has had a few messages and numbers left but can only… Continue reading

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The pop-up shop in Leven run by Kathy, Jim & Linda was a great success thanks to all their hard work! They raised just under £1500 for our barn roof – we should… Continue reading

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Kathy, long-term Whinnybank supporter, & her friends have a pop-up shop in Leven selling bric-a-brac, furniture etc to raise funds for Whinnybank – if anyone has any items to donate they would be… Continue reading

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Gypsy the feral cat Sue trapped 3 weeks ago in her new wooden trap, has now been returned to Glenrothes after receiving vet care for his injured leg – we are please to… Continue reading

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We wonder if spring has arrived early (we can only hope!) Sue is busy at the recycling plant in Perth to make sure there are no new un-neutered cats – the waste food… Continue reading

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The recent cold spell brought back memories of last year for Sue – her family live around the New Forest & are always teasing her about the snow up here – it was… Continue reading

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Sue loves January & February as she quickly homes all the easily home-able cats – she had lots of calls over last weekend with offers of homes & she is hopeful that more… Continue reading

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It is a well know fact that other cat rescues are not taking in cats over 5 years old – Whinnybank therefore ends up with more than our fair share of elderly cats,… Continue reading

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This week we have a sad story but with a happy ending for cat Lennon. Not all people are honest when they hand over cats & kittens to be rehomed. After 11 weeks… Continue reading

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Big thanks go to Fife Charities Trust who awarded Whinnybank a cheque for £500 towards our barn roof repairs. Sadly, Sue has been badly let down by the man who was supposed to… Continue reading

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Big thanks go to everyone who has recently donated cat food, money & nice items to sell in our shops. 2018 has been a busy year, particularly with older domestic cats, but as… Continue reading

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Most rescues are not taking in elderly cats just now but Sue has a few looking for special homes as house cats. Vet bills will be covered by Whinnybank (NB only if using… Continue reading