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Author: Barry-John Saunders

A great big thank you to Groobarbs!

A massive thank you from all SAA staff, volunteers and resident bunnies to local business Groobarbs for their frequent and generous vegetable donations. Groobarbs are a farm that offer subscription vegetable box deliveries in the Manchester/Cheshire area and they kindly donate lots of veggies for the bunnies at the SAA who are awaiting new homes….

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Adoption spotlight – Pebbles! (formerly Dawson)

  Our happy ending adoption spotlight for today is Pebbles (was Dawson) who came to the shelter in July 2023. After 7 months at the shelter he was taken home on a trial foster with a view to adopting and he was officially adopted on 6th April. We spoke to his adopter Alyvia who tells…

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A tribute to our founder, Peggy Henderson MBE

This International Women’s Day we’d like to honour our founder, Mrs Peggy Henderson. Born on 5th September 1913 in Preston, Peggy served in the WAAF during World War 2. She set up The Society for Abandoned Animals in 1966 in response to the vast numbers of pets that were being dumped and abandoned during the…

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Dog Field

SAA Dog Field We do not currently rehome dogs but we do have an enclosed field available for hire for dogs who cannot be let off lead on walks. The field is approximately 49x35m, fully fenced and secure. If you have a dog/dogs that prefer a private exercise session – whether due to poor recall,…

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Roberto’s fundraiser…

Please give the biggest warm hello to the superstar that is…Roberto! Every donation you give, however small, makes a huge difference to our animals, and we’d like to tell you about Roberto’s Fundraiser. Roberto is hoping you can help the SAA continue to look after him and to help lots of other cats by raising…

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Renovation Update

Renovation Update Here are some long awaited pics of where we are up to… The storage stables have been demolished and we are hoping to make the space into a dog field (near the front) and then look at making additional green eco space where the stables were… To the right of the new dog…

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Thank You to Support Adoption for Pets

In July 2019 Support Adoption for Pets very kindly awarded us a £10,000 grant to help towards our vet bills – which total almost £28,000 every year!! We take in stray and unwanted Cats and Rabbits of all ages and commit to getting them any veterinary treatment they need before they are rehomed.  We also…

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Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service

We are honoured to announce that in the 50th year since our registration as a Charity, we are a recipient of the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service. This award was created by The Queen in 2002 to mark the occasion of her Golden Jubilee, recognising excellence in voluntary activities carried out by groups in the…

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