Category Archive: News

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

14 May 2013

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The bad weather last weekend meant that an outdoor car boot sale was not an option. So, having lots of eggs that needed selling whilst fresh (especially the duck eggs), and in need… Continue reading

30 April 2013

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Sue has just released 10 ferals from Autumn families at the Sanctuary. We were unable to find them homes, and they can’t be kept penned forever. With so many mouths to feed, the… Continue reading

24 April 2013

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Better late than never, here’s the Easter Raffle winners: 1st Prize, Hamper, Arryn McKercher; 2nd Prize, Eternal Romance, Maggie hairdresser; 3rd Prize, Martini Glass, Isobel McDonald; 4th Prize, Magical Delight, Rene; 5th Prize,… Continue reading

16 April 2013

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Thankfully the weather has improved, at last! Our pond is full of frog spawn, and the grass is growing which is very important for nice eggs. The Sanctuary birds are trying to hide… Continue reading

09 April 2013

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Our Easter raffle was drawn last week, and winners will be announced next week as I forgot to bring the list home! I do remember that the first prize, the hamper, was won… Continue reading

26 March 2013

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We hope everyone is coping with the recent awful weather! Feral work and operations have both had to go on hold for the time being, not least because Sue can’t always get out… Continue reading

19 March 2013

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Kitten fosterer Kate has had sleepless nights and worry, with the pregnant cat she took on recently. We would like to thank her for her commitment. The cat had four kittens, spread over… Continue reading

12 March 2013

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This week’s news is full of thanks! Belle, the young cat Sue and Linda had been nursing, has gone to a new foster home. Thanks go to Julie for taking her on, as… Continue reading