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Banned from keeping animals Animal Stories
August 6, 2019
Banned from keeping animals

A woman has been disqualified from keeping all animals for an indefinite period after she failed to provide veterinary care for her lame horse. Melissa Hetherington (25/07/1974) of Cumbria Close, Houghton Regis, appeared before St Albans Magistrates’ Court on Thursday 27 June for sentencing. Two offences of causing unnecessary suffering were proven at an earlier […]

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Max beats rare spinal condition Animal Stories
July 22, 2019
Max beats rare spinal condition

Max, a one-year-old Maine Coon, started to develop problems with his movement which limited his walking and jumping. He was referred to Together for Animals member the Animal Health Trust (AHT), however the cause was difficult to determine. It did not seem to be neurological at first, however Max’s symptoms worsened to the point that […]

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Cyril’s Story Animal Stories
July 5, 2019
Cyril’s Story

In May, Defra Minister David Rutley announced that a ban on third party puppy and kitten sales – aka “Lucy’s Law” – was being laid in parliament, and will come into effect on 6 April 2020. For one particular dog at Together for Animals member Mayhew, such legislation is the much needed light at the […]

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An ear-itating injury Animal Stories
June 19, 2019
An ear-itating injury

For Zawadi the donkey, a small cut had turned in to a serious infection which was now threatening her life. Together for Animals member SPANA’s mobile clinic came to the rescue just in time for this Zimbabwean donkey and her grateful owners. Zawadi’s ear was excruciatingly painful. The eight-year-old donkey couldn’t stop shaking her head […]

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Frodo’s Journey to Royal Windsor Animal Stories
June 4, 2019
Frodo’s Journey to Royal Windsor

Frodo had made an amazing recovery given the correct care at our member World Horse Welfare’s Penny Farm Rescue and Rehoming Centre, as well as thanks to the hard work of his rehomer Jan.  Having hit the headlines twice in his short life: firstly when he was found by our Field Officer Rachel Andrews, collapsed […]

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Sick stray kittens find homes Animal Stories
April 29, 2019
Sick stray kittens find homes

Two kittens with one of the worst cases of a life-threatening stomach parasite that Together for Animals member Blue Cross has ever seen are now in loving homes after months of intensive treatment. Stevie and Munroe were brought to Blue Cross’ Grimsby hospital in Lincolnshire in July last year after being found on the streets […]

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Meet Midnight Animal Stories
April 15, 2019
Meet Midnight

Midnight, a tiny six-week-old kitten, was found earlier this year in North West London by a concerned member of the public, who heard cries for help coming from under a nearby car. The team at Together for Animals member Mayhew were called out, and immediately noticed obvious signs that Midnight was suffering from a severe […]

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How Bandit stole Maureen’s heart Animal Stories
April 12, 2019
How Bandit stole Maureen’s heart

When Maureen Lenehan was turned away from a pet rescue centre for being “too old” to rehome a dog, she lost all hope of finding a four-legged companion to ease the loneliness she was feeling. Seven years earlier she had lost her beloved husband, followed six months later by the family cat Chester. Maureen desperately […]

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From frozen foal to sculpture trail muse Animal Stories
April 8, 2019
From frozen foal to sculpture trail muse

Lucas was rescued from a freezing field at just ten months old, alongside his emaciated mother who was in foal again. Thankfully, Lucas and his mother India were rescued just in time by Together for Animals member World Horse Welfare, and nursed back to health with specialist veterinary care. Lucas thrived in the charity’s care […]

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