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Temporary closure for redevelopment works

As you know, since 1994, SAA has been based at the final home of our wonderful founder, Peggy Henderson, ‘Mosley Acre Farm’. It is a wonderful, peaceful setting on the banks of the canal and conveniently located between Sale and Stretford, with easy access from all parts of Manchester. Most of you will have visited…

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Coronavirus 2020

Following the Prime Minister‚Äôs press conference on Monday 16 March, with a heavy heart, we have taken the tough decision to close the Sanctuary to the public until further notice ūüėŅ Our amazing team will continue working hard to care for all our furry residents and we think this closure will help keep everyone as…

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Thank You 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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Low cost cat neutering

Does your cat keep having kittens?¬†Are you unable to get your cat neutered because you are on a low income?¬†Are you feeding a feral colony but can’t afford to get them neutered? On behalf of the Cats Protection we are able to provide low cost neutering vouchers for people in our local area who need…

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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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2018 Calendar Competition

Do you have a calendar girl or boy? Do you think they could be destined for stardom? Why not submit a photo of them into our photo completion and be in with a chance of featuring in our 2018 calendar? -Entry to the competition is ¬£1 per photo. Payment should be made on line via…

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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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