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Soothing Saidou lameness Animal Stories
April 12, 2024
Soothing Saidou lameness

Saidou the horse means the world to his owner, Mamadou. The eight-year-old carthorse transports people through the bustling streets of Boghé, in southern Mauritania, so that Mamadou can earn a basic income offering a taxi service. Mamadou was devastated when his loyal horse became lame. Saidou could no longer put weight on his right front […]

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Matted Murphy flourishes Animal Stories
April 2, 2024
Matted Murphy flourishes

Many animals like Murphy, arrive at Together for Animals’ member charities at their lowest point. When he arrived at our member Mayhew Murphy was timid and withdrawn, suffering from ear infections, decaying teeth and with heavy matting weighing over 2kgs on his ears and chest. Despite his condition, Murphy leant into his carers for affection […]

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Vulnerable horses rescued Animal Stories
March 15, 2024
Vulnerable horses rescued

A consignment of horses abandoned at a Kent holding yard when authorities discovered they were being smuggled out of the UK, has been rescued by our member charity World Horse Welfare. The mixed load of 26 frightened and vulnerable animals had been crammed onto a transporter to be exported, possibly from Ireland, through Britain and […]

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Mum and pups thrive Animal Stories
March 1, 2024
Mum and pups thrive

Heavily pregnant, under nourished and due to give birth any day, Gloria was in desperate need of a place to stay. The 15-month-old beagle cross couldn’t be cared for at home, as her elderly owner fell ill. Full of energy but days away from giving birth, Gloria’s family contacted our member charity Blue Cross for […]

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Mukhtar’s painful case of colic Animal Stories
February 19, 2024
Mukhtar’s painful case of colic

When Mukhtar the donkey was suffering from colic, our member SPANA’s veterinary team in Mauritania ensured he received the vital treatment he needed. Mukhtar the donkey transports food around Marché Capitale, a busy, sprawling market in Nouakchott, the capital of Mauritania. The five-year-old donkey pulls a heavy cart laden with produce so that his owner, […]

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Happily rehomed Animal Stories
February 6, 2024
Happily rehomed

When Clare and her family‘s beloved 18-year-old cat, Charlie (who they adopted when he was just five months old) died, they really missed him and the house felt empty. Although she felt guilty even thinking about looking for another pet, Clare visited our member Mayhew with her 12-year-old daughter to see if a cat might […]

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Frodo’s incredible journey Animal Stories
January 21, 2024
Frodo’s incredible journey

Frodo was found close to death in 2014 – he was just a few months old, emaciated, and infested with lice. He was so weak that he had collapsed and was unable to stand unaided. Thankfully, Frodo was found just in time and was able to be nursed back to health by our member World […]

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Deaf cat gets fresh start Animal Stories
January 7, 2024
Deaf cat gets fresh start

Deaf tabby Dash is starting the new year looking forward to having a loving home to call his own, after spending more than six months with Together for Animals member Blue Cross. Like many animals needing our members help, Dash came from a home that could no longer keep him amid the rising cost of […]

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Trapped donkey saved Animal Stories
December 10, 2023
Trapped donkey saved

A powerful earthquake hit central Morocco on Friday 8 September, just after 11pm local time. Thousands have been killed and survivors are without clean water, food and shelter. Within minutes, communities and their working animals’ lives have been turned upside down. As part of their emergency work in Morocco, Together for Animals member SPANA came […]

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