Category Archive: News

16 October 2012

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After 10 months at the Sanctuary, 3 year old Pete, who kept being overlooked because of his special diet, has landed a new home at last! The windows in both our shops have… Continue reading

09 October 2012

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Sue had a call on Sunday from a lady who said she was moving the next day, and leaving seven stray cats on her doorstep, it beggars belief! Sue will find space for… Continue reading

04 October 2012

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Lisa and Sue returned to Pitlochry last week, filled the van with bric-a-brac, and also checked on a farm where a mum and kittens had been dumped. They will return to trap them.… Continue reading

18 September 2012

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Our thanks this week go to new kitten fosterer, Kate, at Pitscottie. Her pregnant mum has finally had 6 kittens, mostly black and black & white. Two have got homes already. Thanks also… Continue reading

11 September 2012

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Sue’s feral work continues; she rounded up a family (Mum, Dad and 3 kittens) in Dunning last week, and will be starting another feral job at Ceres next week. Many thanks go to… Continue reading

06 September 2012

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The feral family at Dunning have been rounded up (Mum, Dad and three babies), and the tom in St Andrews has finally been caught after three weeks! Sue’s next feral job is on… Continue reading

20 August 2012

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Sue has had a lot of feral jobs come in over the past week; mums and kittens in Dunning, Tayport and Ceres. So, she and Lisa will have a busy week, next week.… Continue reading

15 August 2012

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This year’s Auchtermuchty Festival was quieter than last year, so we were happily surprised to take more money. Sue wishes to thank all the people who did the baking, and handed in bottles… Continue reading

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