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Because of the kind support and donations Together for Animals receives, we are able to help change the lives of cats, dogs, donkeys, and horses. Keep up to date with all our latest news:

Horses rescued before winter onslaught Animal Stories
January 16, 2022
Horses rescued before winter onslaught

A herd of 15 Thoroughbred horses whose needs weren’t being met has been rescued from a site in Devon. The horses – which had been left at the farm following an eviction – were beginning to lose weight as winter approached but the landowner was able to use the Control of Horses Act, which allowed […]

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Kittens find loving homes Animal Stories
January 3, 2022
Kittens find loving homes

Four kittens rejected by their mum have been hand-reared at Together for Animals member Blue Cross and found loving homes. Widget, Gidget, Tiddles and Wiggles were born in the care of the Bromsgrove rehoming centre near Birmingham in September after their mum Gracie arrived as a stray. Animal Welfare Assistant, Amy, explains: “She had been […]

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Ginger loses leg but finds a new lease of life Animal Stories
December 10, 2021
Ginger loses leg but finds a new lease of life

When seven-year-old stray Ginger came to Together for Animals member Mayhew with a fractured hind leg, their vets had a tough decision on their hands in terms of potential treatment for the cat. They considered surgery to attempt to fix and set the bone and amputation, and it was eventually agreed that in Ginger’s case […]

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Yves the donkey’s stable stay Animal Stories
December 1, 2021
Yves the donkey’s stable stay

Yves the donkey was suffering from a swollen wound on his back and needed to stay at Together for Animals member SPANA’s stables in Mali for treatment. Yves is a vital part of his owner Chaka’s family. Just like many of the donkeys living in Bamako, Mali’s capital city, Yves works in the vast Badalabougou […]

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‘Bag-of-bones’ rescued pony and her foal thrive Animal Stories
November 11, 2021
‘Bag-of-bones’ rescued pony and her foal thrive

Pony Violet was extremely thin, riddled with lice and heavily pregnant when she arrived at our member World Horse Welfare’s Hall Farm in March this year. Despite her terrible condition on arrival, just three weeks later Violet gave birth to a filly foal, who was later named Rose. It was obvious that even in her […]

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Magical ending for Wizard Animal Stories
November 1, 2021
Magical ending for Wizard

Thin, starving and nearly bald on some parts of his body, two-year-old saluki Wizard was in a really sorry state when he arrived at Together for Animals member Blue Cross. He had been picked up by the dog warden in Swindon, Wiltshire, as a stray and brought to Blue Cross‘ rehoming centre in Burford, Oxfordshire, […]

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Saving Samba from a sad fate Animal Stories
October 1, 2021
Saving Samba from a sad fate

Samba works five hours each day, pulling barrels of fresh water to households across the desert town of Boghé, Mauritania. Working alongside his owner Mohamed, the carthorse starts before dawn to avoid the sweltering 50-degree heat. Samba provides a lifeline to the community who depend on him for delivering their only source of clean water. […]

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Supporting pet owners when crises hit Animal Stories
September 27, 2021
Supporting pet owners when crises hit

Together for Animals member Mayhew work hard to keep people and their pets together. This can mean offering extra support to those going through a temporary crisis. For the individuals who need it, Mayhew’s Pet Refuge programme is a lifeline. There are many reasons why people request the service, but often it is because a […]

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Moses’ transformation Animal Stories
September 20, 2021
Moses’ transformation

Moses was found in 2019 by Together for Animals member World Horse Welfare. The handsome, cheeky black and white pony is a far cry from the sorry sight that greeted Field Officer Charlotte Melvin when she visited a group of cobs near Walsall in October 2019 after a member of the public reported concerns for […]

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