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Rabbit Care Day

In previous years we have been able to offer vaccinations for rabbits, however we were not able to do that for this event, so we anticipated a lower attendance than we have in the past. First and foremost Rabbit Care Day is about rabbit welfare and by offering free rabbit health checks we hope to…

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50 Year Celebration

50 years ago on 8th February 1967 the Society for Abandoned Animals was officially registered by the charities commission. For many years it was known as Peggy Henderson’s Animal Sanctuary in recognition of the tireless work of Peggy Henderson, without whom we wouldn’t exist. It was initially set up in the 60’s when large areas…

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Sponsored Walk

The day dawned dry but a bit cloudy, as we set off on our walk the heavens , of course, opened however the rain did not last long. There then followed a lovely walk around the local area, it left me a little sad that I had never explored my local area more. The paths…

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Rabbit Care Day, September 2016

The day dawned with the rain pouring down, once again, and I assumed we’d have to decamp to the arena for Rabbit Care Day, rather than have the stalls in the normal position at the front of the bungalow. However Mother Nature decided to cease hostilities temporarily which meant we could be where we wanted to…

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Cat Care Day

Cat Care day is run along different lines to rabbit care day in that we don’t have cats being brought onto the premises for vaccinating and micro-chipping. We’ve tried that in the past and it hasn’t been successful, cats aren’t as happy to be in carriers as rabbits are. We had a few stalls and people…

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Our Summer Fair

We had closely watched the weather forecast for the past week, first it was dry, then it was showers, then it was monsoon season then it was dry again and as Sunday morning dawned we still didn’t really have a clue. However the rain was kind, it said a brief hello at 11.45 and then a…

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Music To My Ears

On Sunday 29th May, the sun was beating down and the drums were being beaten! The Carter’s Arms in Sale held their biannual music festival and we were one of the charities to benefit from this spectacle. We set up our cake stall and sold scones, both salted caramel and vanilla cupcakes, and banana loaf…

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A Wonderful Day

Last Sunday we had our annual dog show. Despite what the weather threw at us and the fact that we clashed with the Manchester 10k our visitors, both human and canine, seemed to enjoy themselves. The afternoon started with our Hunkiest Hound category, won by the lovely Sprocket. he was definitely full of character and…

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2017 Calendar Photo Competition

Calling all furry calendar girls or boys, get your owners to take a picture of you and make you a star! 12 photos will be selected by a judging panel and will feature in our 2017 calendar.  Winners will receive 1 free copy of the calendar (and the winning dog, cat and rabbit photo will…

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Rabbit Care Day 2016

On 13th March, 12pm-4pm, we have our first event of the year, Rabbit Care Day. Come along for all the rabbit advice you will ever need. Thinking about getting a rabbit, come and look at the bunnies in our rehoming unit. Want to know what food they eat? Then please come along. Did you know that,…

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