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Published on August 24, 2017 by Beth Pearson

Cat lover Amanda is sure that her moggy Brooklyn chose her – not the other way around.

To celebrate #CLAWGUST and spread awareness of how important it is to consider a rescue animal, we asked Amanda to tell us her story.

She explains: “I  visited the NAWT Hertfordshire cattery and she was hiding the first time I went near her.

“The next minute, this beautiful black and white cat came out, tail up, whiskers and ears forward looking up at me with her big green eyes and she was the most beautiful thing ever! 

Published on August 23, 2017 by Beth Pearson

It was our absolute pleasure to host US dog trainer and Open Paw originator Kelly Gorman Dunbar at our Hertfordshire centre this summer.

Kelly visited the UK to lead a week of practical training courses, organised by Dog and Bone, to show kennel owners and other rescue and rehoming charities the benefits of using Open Paw in their own shelters.

Published on August 22, 2017 by Beth Pearson

Did you know there are now more new pound coins than old in circulation?

From October 15, your old round pounds will no longer be legal tender, so now is the time to check underneath sofa cushions and in your piggy banks for those old pound coins and consider donating them to us!

If you choose to donate your old £1 coins to NAWT, you will be helping a rescue animal in need!

Published on August 21, 2017 by Beth Pearson

It's the fourth and final week of #CLAWGUST and this week is dedicated to cat communication!

Cats make wonderful family pets, and are full of personality. Cats all have their own individual traits, some may like their belly being tickled, and a lot won’t!

Getting to know your cat, and the way they communicate can help you understand your pet and how they are feeling and below we have a few hints and tips to help you become fluent in feline.


Published on August 18, 2017 by Beth Pearson

Cats are known for their curiosity, and being aware of common household poisons can help you keep them safe from harm. Cats can become exposed to toxins by directly ingesting them, or by rubbing up against something that can be absorbed through the skin, or later ingested through grooming.

If you notice a change to your cat’s health, and suspect your cat may have been in contact with a poisonous substance, seek veterinary attention.

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