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london marathon
Published on February 18, 2021 by James Lindsay

Would you like to take part in the greatest running event in the UK? All whilst raising money for some amazing animals at the same time? Read on to learn how you can join #TeamNAWT…

We are excited to announce that we have two places for the Virgin Money London Marathon 2021. This is a fantastic opportunity, as over 450,000 people applied to this year’s ballot, and 50,000 places have been allocated. On the 8th of February, the results of the ballot were published. If you were not lucky enough to secure a general place, why not apply to run for NAWT?

Dog - Hertfordshire Kennels
Published on February 10, 2021 by James Lindsay

Having housed thousands of new arrivals over the years, the dog admission kennels at our Hertfordshire centre are really showing their age.

The first few days in a rescue centre are quite overwhelming for most dogs, as they start to adapt to life in a new environment. Dogs like Socks, who came to us as a stray, frightened and cowering, unsure of his new surroundings and people.

Cat accessories blog teaser
Published on February 08, 2021 by James Lindsay

We all like to think of our pets as ‘one of the family’ and as such, like to make them feel loved and at home. Some accessories, like a collar or a hutch, are basic necessities, whilst others, such as a multitude of outfits or a spa-style activity, could be seen as slightly less than ‘essential’.

Here at NAWT, we thought it would be interesting to look back at how pet accessories have changed over the last five decades…

Cat - Snowdrop
Published on February 02, 2021 by James Lindsay

This is Snowdrop, an adorable 10-year-old cat who for 8 years was a homeless stray, until he was found in extremely poor health and rescued. He needs your help to pay for the urgent surgery he underwent and to fund his ongoing care.

Snowdrop was taken in by Tatty-Cats in October last year, and his condition was heart-breaking. Sadly, Snowdrop had cancer on his ears and an infection, as well as kidney and thyroid problems. He was filthy, covered in matted fur, riddled with fleas, and suffering from malnutrition, dehydration, and exhaustion. He could hardly even stand up on his own.

Dog toy
Published on January 25, 2021 by James Lindsay

The week of April 1-7 every year is an opportunity to educate pet owners on the importance of cleaning up after their dogs - inform them of the hazards of dog poop to human health, and the environmental risks it poses when left unattended.

The Association of Professional Animal Waste Specialists (aPaws) estimates that pet pooches produce over 4.4 billion pounds of waste per year (2 billion litres).


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