Perfectly imperfect

Perfectly imperfect

One of the hardest aspects of our work is saying goodbye to animals. It is true that we are frequently picking up the pieces and trying to ‘undo’ the damage that has been done. Regardless of whether you can justify it, or rationalise it, it does sometimes feel like...
Thanks & praise

Thanks & praise

The first week of June is National Volunteers Week. Each year we celebrate it with a social gathering to say thank you to our amazing team of volunteers who work on the retail and animal side of things at the branch. In the past we’ve had afternoon teas, a garden...
Essential work

Essential work

From the day that lockdown was announced on 23rd March to 31st May we have admitted 176 animals: this is a huge amount by anyone’s standards but especially for our branch. It is entirely thanks to the determination and dedication of our team of staff and...
Quiet(er)

Quiet(er)

It feels like it has been a quiet week but on reflection it just seems that way in comparison to last week’s frenzy of activity with the large rabbit case. In reality we have had 15 new admissions, but because they have trickled in over the course of the week it...