BCWR CORONAVIRUS UPDATE 7th Jan, 2021 Posted in: News - BCWR CORONAVIRUS UPDATE Today we entered into the 3rd coronavirus/ Covid-19 lockdown. Here at BCWR we are taking the Government’s structures very seriously and subsequent guidelines. We have had an incomprehensible number of adoption enquiries over the last couple of days. Due to current government guidelines, we are not currently…
Hooti’s Looking for Baby Blankets 2nd Jan, 2021 Posted in: News - Hooti's Looking for Baby Blankets Little Hooti has just discovered the joys of super soft baby blankets and we are going through several a day. If any one would like to send Hooti a baby fleece to snuggle in he would be so so grateful. These can be sent directly…
Hooti Evening Update 1st Jan, 2021 Posted in: News - Hootie Evening Update Hooti has had a very settled day and has even made friends with his new companion Tango. Hooti and Tango continue to be nursed around the clock.
Hooti Update 1st Jan, 2021 Posted in: News - Hooti Update So its been a long night with little Hooti... ( as well as others too)Hooti is only around 5 weeks old and has been found in a yard of a busy council depot. Tragically little Hooti was physically trapped under the wheel of a HGV truck and when…
Reflecting on 2020 31st Dec, 2020 Posted in: News - Reflecting on 2020 https://youtu.be/aKVAMOqGm1Q We want to take this opportunity to wish all our friends, supporters and professional partners a peaceful new year. 2020 has certainly had its challenges, difficulties and sadness.As we embark on entering a new year I'm sure some of challenges will move into 2021 however together…
New Year’s Admission, Hooti 31st Dec, 2020 Posted in: New Arrivals - New Year's Admission, Hooti New Years Eve Arrival @ BCWR.WITHOUT FAIL every New Years Eve we have a critically illnew admission and 2020 - 2021 is no exception. This is little Hooti…. who arrived with us at only around 2.30pm this afternoon.Hooti is only around 5 weeks old and has…
Pearl Update 29th Dec, 2020 Posted in: News - Pearl Update Back from the vets- WOW!!!This is the worst facial injury I've ever seen…. yet what a difference a day makes.Following hours of intricate surgery by our amazing team at Northcote, Pearl looks and feels so much better.In theatre the jaw feels fairly secure however the bigger problem is…
Philomena Update 28th Dec, 2020 Posted in: News - Philomena Update Today we are very excited to tell you that little Philomena, 4 weeks after her arrival has finally moved out of her critical care bed and is now in transitional care, which means that she is in a safe and supervised environment still but with the freedom to…
New Arrival: Pearl 28th Dec, 2020 Posted in: New Arrivals - New Arrival: Pearl New arrival @BCWR today.This is Pearl.Pearl is around 8-12 months.We were contacted about this looked after stray cat that has been in the area around 3 months.She was found this morning in her regular garden with facial injuries.We believe she has been involved in a road traffic…
New Arrivals: Chestnut and Cranberry 26th Dec, 2020 Posted in: New Arrivals - New Arrivals: Chestnut and Cranberry New arrivals @ BCWR today.This is Chestnut and Cranberry.These 4 month old kittens have been huddled together under a wagon that has been parked up for 4 days.They are understandably very nervous and in need of much TLC.We plan for them to go into foster…
Philomena Christmas Update 25th Dec, 2020 Posted in: News - Philomena Christmas Update My greatest Christmas wish has come true. Philomena has been well enough to spend a few hours out of her isolation unit where she has been receiving intensive care for the last almost 4 weeks…. and has had snuggles on my comfy bed.She has even been making…
Christmas at BCWR 25th Dec, 2020 Posted in: Christmas, News - Christmas at BCWR So….. Santa 🎅 has been to BCW and throughout the day we have been helping our cats and kittens open their gifts.Here is 5 month old Philomena who has overcome immeasurable adversity over the last 4 weeks, opening her Christmas sack.Being blind, deaf ( and daft) 🤶…
This is Little Itch 24th Dec, 2020 Posted in: News - This is Little Itch Itch is a sweet old lady around 17 years old.For the last couple of years little Itch has been a Purrfect companion for an elderly lady through our foster partnership matching older people to older cats. Sadly, more recently both Itch and her companion have had…
This is Tigger 21st Dec, 2020 Posted in: News - This is Tigger Tigger is in foster care with our amazing Sophie. Tigger came to us following the death of her owner as a result of a long term illness.Tigger wasn't in the best of health however has blossomed with Sophie…… Here is Sophie's story about Tigger. "Tigger’s journey from…
Norris Update 20th Dec, 2020 Posted in: News - Norris Update Who remembers Norris who arrived with us a couple of weeks ago? Well here is an update from his amazing foster carer and volunteer Ella. This is Norris, who is approximately 16 years old. When he arrived at the rescue he looked 116 years old. I've been fostering…
Philomena Update 19th Dec, 2020 Posted in: News - Philomena Update Philomena continues to do really well today and as part of her treatment plan every 72 hours Philo will have a bubbly bath. Whilst in almost every case we discourage people from bathing their cats as it not only can be very stressful but also can damage their…
Carrots Donates his Pocket Money 18th Dec, 2020 Posted in: Appeals - Carrots Donates his Pocket Money Who can remember Baby Carrots 9 weeks old dressed up as an Elf, and just look at him now!! Yesterday, Carrots made a generous £500 donation to all his friends at the Marie Curie Hospice Bradford who have struggled Immeasurably this year. Carrots was given…
Christmas Donations 17th Dec, 2020 Posted in: Appeals - Christmas Donations Hi every one,We hope that you are all preparing for a very unusual but safe Christmas 🎄We recognise that we have not been able to run our usual events this year, and have recently had a lot of requests of how people can drop off their Christmas donations.We…
Philomena Update 3 15th Dec, 2020 Posted in: News - Philomena Update 3 This morning we are delighted to tell you that after 2 weeks Philomena is now off her intravenous fluid therapy.The decision to take her off her fluids was based on much improvement in her nutritional intake orally, she is starting to nibble food and is also taking…
Philomena Update 2 12th Dec, 2020 Posted in: News - Philomena Update 2 Philomena has now been with almost 2 weeks (though feels like a lifetime). For those of you who don't know her story she was found abandoned in Bradford in a garden.Philo was lucky to be alive… She is deaf, blind, has spinal cord compression and was severely…
Philomena Update 9th Dec, 2020 Posted in: News - Philomena Update Philomena has now been with us for 10 days.Whilst she has made the tiniest of improvements and looks slightly brighter Philomena is still recieving intensive care and remains on intravenous fluid therapy and is also recieving nutritional support hourly around the clock.Philomena is deaf, blind, has spinal cord…
Carrots’ Christmas Wish 7th Dec, 2020 Posted in: Appeals - Carrots' Christmas Wish Carrots has been a very good boy all year, looking after his friends at the rescue, writing to friends at Marie Curie and children at home, and even having video calls to help cheer people up who were struggling in lockdown. This year, he has one Christmas…
New Arrival: Elfie 6th Dec, 2020 Posted in: New Arrivals - New Arrival: Elfie New arrival at BCWR, this is little Elfie. Elfie is only 8 weeks old and is already an unwanted pet.Elfie will be spending Christmas and New Year to with one of our amazing Volunteer Foster Families and then will be going for all his health checks. Only…
Rehoming Pause 5th Dec, 2020 Posted in: News - Rehoming Pause We are currently receiving lots of enquiries about adoption, and we are so pleased that so many people feel able to provide a loving home to a little rescue cat or kitten. At present, we are not processing any Adoption Enquiries, due to the Tier 3 restrictions in…
Philomena Update 4th Dec, 2020 Posted in: News - Philomena Update Many of you will have seen Philomena, our latest admission that arrived at the rescue last Sunday.Poor Philo just looks like a battered old stray who has spent years fighting for survival in the streets.The truth is Philomena is only around 4 months old. It has been confirmed…
Philomena Update 1st Dec, 2020 Posted in: News - Philomena Update Philomena has now been with us for 48 hours.As you can see in the 1st photo she is feeling a little brighter however remains very sick and has a very long road to recovery ahead of her. There is a huge piece in the jigsaw missing and either…
Purrrfect Pound: Philomena 1st Dec, 2020 Posted in: Appeals, News - Purrrfect Pound: Philomena Many of you will have seen Philomena, our latest admission that arrived at the rescue on Saturday.My heart is broken seeing the amount of suffering this little one has gone through prior coming to us. Poor Philo just looks like a battered old stray who has spent…
New Arrival: Philomena 30th Nov, 2020 Posted in: New Arrivals - New Arrival: Philomena New arrival at BCWR.Philomena was found in a garden in Bradford.It is believed that she was abandoned by her owners when they moved house. On arrival she had a long list of complications. She is very dehydrated, hypothermic, dirty, full of fleas, she has fur missing and…
Dangers of Antifreeze 30th Nov, 2020 Posted in: Fact Sheets - Dangers of Antifreeze During winter we wake up to frosty mornings and frozen windscreens on our cars and might have a mental nudge to top up the antifreeze in our cars. The chemical that antifreeze contains, ethylene glycol, is very dangerous to cats and great care must be taken when…
New Arrivals: Thankful and Kindness 27th Nov, 2020 Posted in: New Arrivals - New Arrivals: Thankful and Kindness New arrivals at BCWR today.This is 9 week old Thankful and Kindness.This pair were the product of an unwanted litter.Mum has now been neutered.This pair are currently in foster care until we are able to get the veterinary checks and vaccines done and until they…
The Importance of Pet Insurance: Luna 27th Nov, 2020 Posted in: News - The Importance of Pet Insurance: Luna As everyone knows accidents do happen. Accidents are unplanned, unexpected and sometimes un-financable. This is Luna.Luna is almost 5 months old and was involved in a freak household accident late last night.Today Luna has had major emergency surgery to remove her broken tail.Luna has…
Getting COVID Tested 26th Nov, 2020 Posted in: News - Getting COVID Tested In these difficult days, weeks and months ahead we have choice.. choice to do the right thing or the choice to do exactly what we want. As a rescue we are focusing on what we CAN do rather than what we can't.A couple of days ago at…
Carrots Awarded the Blue Cross Medal! 26th Nov, 2020 Posted in: News, Press - Carrots Awarded the Blue Cross Medal! So today we are sharing some really quite exciting news… We have been bursting with excitement for months to share this however promised the powers that be that we would keep this news top secret until his presentation could be safely done. Carrots didn't…
New Arrival: Sooty 20th Nov, 2020 Posted in: News - New Arrival: Sooty New arrival at BCWR, this is 18 month old Sooty. Sooty has been involved in a road accident and has suffered a broken jaw, broken nose and possible Horner's syndrome. Whilst as a rescue we are not legally allowed to look after owned pets in exceptional circumstances…
BCWR’s 14th Birthday 19th Nov, 2020 Posted in: News - BCWR's 14th Birthday HAPPY BIRTHDAY BCWR 14 Years ago today my life changed completely.After a busy night shift nursing on a Children's ward at St James Hospital Leeds I suddenly found myself with 17 cats…. and from this moment on BRADFORD CAT WATCH RESCUE was born.For the last 14 years…
Busy Day at BCWR! 18th Nov, 2020 Posted in: New Arrivals - Busy Day at BCWR! It's been a busy day today at BCWR.These 3 kitties have all arrived with us for very different reasons.In these very difficult times we understand that people may struggle to look after their pets for a variety of reasons. Instead of abandoning, dumping or neglecting them…
New Arrival: Bianca 17th Nov, 2020 Posted in: New Arrivals - New Arrival: Bianca New arrival at BCWR, this is little Bianca.Bianca is a sweet little lady and is desperate for her new home.She is fantastic with young children and would make the perfect Christmas gift for your child.Bianca is currently in foster care and has a special reduced adoption fee…
New Arrival: Peanut 17th Nov, 2020 Posted in: New Arrivals - New Arrival: Peanut New arrival at BCWR, this is little Peanut. Peanut is around 5 months old and was living in unsuitable accommodation.She needs lots of TLC and treatment from the vets.Later this evening this little lady will be going into foster care with one of our volunteer foster families.
Inka’s Sad News 16th Nov, 2020 Posted in: News - Inka's Sad News Tonight we have some very sad news.Little Inka has died. We tried absolutely everything for this little kitten… Our vets tried, the emergency vets tried, volunteers nursed him continuously and intensively for over 100 hours with no rest.Aside of his severe anaemia, hypothermia, dehydration and Malnourishment he…
Inka Update 15th Nov, 2020 Posted in: News - Inka Update 4 to 5 week old Inka is still doing well although is very tired today…. ( He is not the only one)We are focusing on fluids , heat and comfort today and giving his little tummy a rest.He is still very anaemic and weak and his prognosis still…
New Arrival: Polka 14th Nov, 2020 Posted in: New Arrivals - New Arrival: Polka Here at BCWR whilst we are not processing any new adoption queries during this period of restricted movement, we are here to deal with very urgent admission referrals. This is 4 month old Polka. Polka was a very much loved owned pet however has neurological issues,(most likely…
Inka Update: Shards of Hope 14th Nov, 2020 Posted in: News - Inka Update: Shards of Hope Good morning from 4 week old poorly Inka @ BCWR. Whilst we are in lockdown little Inka went on a road trip late last night.Inka's cannula slipped out of his tiny vein and needed replacing yesterday evening.Auntie Ari at the emergency vets assessed and replaced…
Update: Inka’s Bravery 13th Nov, 2020 Posted in: News - Update: Inka's Bravery Little Inka has been super brave today. She has spent the afternoon with our superskilled vet team at Northcote who have managed to obtain IV access and Inka has had a General Anaesthetic this afternoon to remove impacted stool from the Colon. Inca is so dehydrated that…
Inka Update 13th Nov, 2020 Posted in: News - Inka Update Good morning from Inka. Many of you will have seen her tragic story that we posted last night.  It's been a long night of nursing however Inka has made it through the 1st critical 12 hours of intensive nursing and support.  Whilst she remains very poorly we are…
New Arrival: Inka 12th Nov, 2020 Posted in: New Arrivals - New Arrival: Inka New emergency arrival today @ BCWR, this is 4 to 5 week old Inka.Inka is dreadfully ill and whilst we don't have a clear picture of her history what we do know is that she was a very neglected owned pet at some point.On arrival this teatime…
New Arrival: Mitzi 10th Nov, 2020 Posted in: New Arrivals - New Arrival: Mitzi New arrival @ BCWR. This is 15 year old Mitzi. Mitzi has just had her world turned upside down. Sadly her owner has died.  Here at BCWR despite the current Coronavirus restrictions we are trying our best to help the cats in most need, and Mitzi is…
Carrots’ Christmas Temping! 7th Nov, 2020 Posted in: News - Carrots' Christmas Temping! Carrots has never seen himself in a mirror… So every day I tell him how BEAUTIFUL he is❤️ Life has really changed for Carrots too over the last 8 months.He really misses volunteering at the hospice and seeing all his friends in nursing homes, residential units and…
BCWR Donation Gift Certificates 3rd Nov, 2020 Posted in: Appeals, Christmas, News - BCWR Donation Gift Certificates Christmas this year is going to be different to anything we have ever known. The giving of gifts and visiting family and friends and celebrating Christmas may not follow the usual traditions.Are you stuck for a gift for someone this Christmas? Do you want to give…
Meg Update 2nd Nov, 2020 Posted in: News - Meg Update Many of you have been following Megs story following being "donated" to a charity shop in Leeds. Meg arrived with us with a huge lump on her abdomen which was the size of a medium orange. Today Meg had emergency surgery at the vets. The lump was removed…
Remembering Topple 2nd Nov, 2020 Posted in: Appeals, Fundraising, News, Paws at Peace - Remembering Topple On the 17th of April 2010 a beautiful boy was born. Topple's a special kitty in more ways than you can imagine.When he was born it was a very traumatic birth process and his umbilical cord became entangled around his neck causing hypoxia, (starvation of oxygen to his…
BCWR CORONAVIRUS UPDATE 1ST NOVEMBER 2020 1st Nov, 2020 Posted in: News - BCWR CORONAVIRUS UPDATE 1ST NOVEMBER 2020 Sadly due to the newly announced Coronavirus England wide lockdown and restrictions we have taken the decision to change (yet again) the way in which we currently operate. BCWR will still be rescuing and rehabilitating the the cats in most urgent need. As rescue…
New Arrival: Kale 1st Nov, 2020 Posted in: New Arrivals, News - New Arrival: Kale This is poor Kale. Kale is not a young cat and he has been seen for the last 7 days in a garden. His finders were most concerned as he was struggling to mobilise.When he arrived at the rescue it was clear to us that he was…
Meg’s Purrfect Pound 1st Nov, 2020 Posted in: Appeals, Fundraising, New Arrivals, News - Meg's Purrfect Pound Where is this year going?? It's the 1st of November already and today is BCWR'S MONTHLY PURRFECT POUND CAMPAIGN.This is new arrival Meg. Meg is only around 1 year old.Meg was taken to a charity shop and placed with the incoming donations.The staff in the charity shop…
Chesterfield Update 28th Oct, 2020 Posted in: News, Pawspital - Chesterfield Update Many of you will remember Chesterfield arriving with us almost 7 weeks ago. Chester was involved in a freak accident as he was crushed in the mechanism of a reclining chair for several minutes. When Chesterfield arrived with us at BCWR he was paralysed and we rushed him…
New Arrival: Dusty 27th Oct, 2020 Posted in: New Arrivals, News - New Arrival: Dusty Dusty is around 4 to 5 years old and was found this morning taped up in a box in a communal bin in a block of flats in Otley.To add... today was "Bin Day".Despite her shocking ordeal, Dusty is a sweet girl and she was very hungry…
National Black Cat Day 2020 27th Oct, 2020 Posted in: News, SENSE - National Black Cat Day 2020 Today is National Black Cat Day, and we’re delighted to yet again be celebrating those gorgeous black cats in our lives! But did you know that they often struggle to find homes? Some people believe this is because they don’t photograph well enough for social…
COVID Safety Plan Update 26th October 2020 26th Oct, 2020 Posted in: News - COVID Safety Plan Update 26th October 2020 Here is a reminder of our current BCWR COVID 19 SAFETY PLAN.This plan is under constant review to provide the most stringent safety measures and to keep inline with the government's latest advice. Here at BCWR we are following the Government’s requirements both…
Starburst and Tutti Frutti Update 26th Oct, 2020 Posted in: News - Starburst and Tutti Frutti Update This pair are mum and daughter... and Toots was literally dying in my arms when she arrived.After weeks of nursing and care they are now both looking for their forever home together later this week. Starburst is just 2 years old and loves to play…
Dear Friends and Supporters of BCWR 25th Oct, 2020 Posted in: News - Dear Friends and Supporters of BCWR Dear Friends and Supporters of BCWRWe hope that you are all keeping safe and well in these incredibly difficult times.We thought you may like a little update on life here at the rescue. This year, we have rescued 293 cats and kittens. Incredibly, 284…
New Arrival: Tarot 24th Oct, 2020 Posted in: New Arrivals, News - New Arrival: Tarot Tarot is just 13 weeks old and has been abandoned by her owner and was living in a neighbour's shed. Tarot is not available for adoption at this time and we will not be processing ANY enquiries within the next couple of weeks for Tarot. Tarot needs…
New Arrival: Bertie Bassett 24th Oct, 2020 Posted in: New Arrivals, News - New Arrival: Bertie Bassett This is 8 week old Bertie Bassett. BB was rescued from unsuitable accommodation in Pontefract and within 2 hours the rescuers were struggling to cope with him.BB does not appear very well last night, however, after a few small meals, fluids, flea and worm treatment he…
New Arrivals: Boris and Priti 22nd Oct, 2020 Posted in: New Arrivals, News - New Arrivals: Boris and Priti This pair were found a few days ago, however, their finder could not cope with the demands of 4 week old kittens and their needs. Boris and Priti are now with one of our volunteers who is providing around the clock care including feeding, toileting…
Harvest Update 19th Oct, 2020 Posted in: News, Pawspital - Harvest Update 4 days ago little Harvest arrived with us following a dreadful injury resulting in a fracture to one of his legs.The exact circumstances of his injury remains under investigation, however, Harvest has just had major orthopedic surgery he help him on the road to recovery. This was tricky…
New Arrival: Harvest 15th Oct, 2020 Posted in: New Arrivals, News, Pawspital - New Arrival: Harvest 3 month old Harvest has had a tough 24 hours. Last night he sustained a serious injury and his owners could not get an appointment at a subsidised veterinary clinic. They contacted us for advice and today when he arrived with us was rushed to our amazing…
4 Years of Carrots 15th Oct, 2020 Posted in: News, SENSE - 4 Years of Carrots Four years ago today..... Can you believe its been 4 years since this helpless bundle of fluff arrived with us. Carrots is living proof that "Love Is Blind". If you have met Carrots comment below about your experience of meeting him. ... he would love to…
Rest Easy Now, Arthur 15th Oct, 2020 Posted in: News, Paws at Peace - Rest Easy, Arthur Here at BCWR part of our work is to provide palliative care to those cats who we cannot "mend". There are many illnesses and conditions that require palliative care and when 3-legged, 19 year old Arthur arrived with us over 12 months ago we believed we were…
Yankee Doodle Dandy: A Week On 14th Oct, 2020 Posted in: News, Pawspital - Yankee Doodle Dandy: A Week On So less than a week ago this little lad came to BCWR. Who knows what actually did happen to him however what we do know is that his eyes and nose were covered in what we believe is spray glue. In recent posts so…
Yankee Doodle Dandy update 10th Oct, 2020 Posted in: News, Pawspital - Yankee Doodle Dandy update Just 24 hours ago poor little Yankee Doodle Dandy underwent quite a procedure under general anesthetic to try save his eyes following what we believe to be a dreadful act of cruelty.Yankee arrived with us covered in some kind of adhesive.. it looked like his eyes…
New Arrival: Yankee Doodle Dandy 9th Oct, 2020 Posted in: New Arrivals, News - New Arrival: Yankee Doodle Dandy This is Yankee Doodle Dandy. He is only 3 to 4 months old and yesterday was found in a garden covered in a nasty adhesive. It almost looked like someone had glued his eyes shut!!!Our amazing vets and nurses at Northcote vets have worked relentlessly…
BCWR’s Child Ambassador 7th Oct, 2020 Posted in: Kiddy Cats, News - BCWR's Child Ambassador Sometimes in the rescue world we hear of rescue policies preventing families with young children from adopting cats and kittens. Here at BCWR we believe that children can learn a lot from animals... And in return animals can offer a child so much.Gabriel is 4 years old…
Washington Update 7th Oct, 2020 Posted in: News, Pawspital - Washington Update Who remembers Washington who came to us with horrific wounds 2 weeks ago??? Well here he is now looking amazing and looking for his forever home.Washington is approximately 12 years old and is such a sweet and friendly boy. We feel he would benefit from the company of…
BCWR’s (not in) London Marathon Completed! 4th Oct, 2020 Posted in: Fundraising, News - BCWR's (not in) London Marathon Completed! So today many of our volunteers and their families took part in the BCWR (not in) London Marathon Challenge. We together ran/walked/bounced and cycled one and a half Marathons... Totaling just under 40 miles.I personally am self isolating ATM and cycled a mile on…
World Animal Day 2020 4th Oct, 2020 Posted in: News - World Animal Day 2020 Today marks World Animal Day! Let’s show some love for the animals in our lives... pets or wildlife visitors.
New Arrival: Bobby 3rd Oct, 2020 Posted in: New Arrivals, News - New Arrival: Bobby This is beautiful Bobby. Bobby is almost 6 years old. Sadly Bobby's owner has recently died. Terminal and life-limiting illness and the grief it carries is something very close to my heart. Most people know some one who is facing a daily battle with serious illness. We…
BCWR’s (not in) London Marathon 3rd Oct, 2020 Posted in: Fundraising, News - BCWR's (not in) London Marathon Early on in lockdown, our volunteers completed our Lockdown Marathon, by walking a combined 26 (and a bit) miles in and around our gardens on the weekend the London Marathon was due to take place. This weekend as the London Marathon takes place virtually across…
World Smile Day 2nd Oct, 2020 Posted in: News - World Smile Day Today is #worldsmiledayA simple act of smiling can do more for you than you can think! Just a simple smile makes you much more beautiful than you already are. There’s no better way to break the ice than with a smile! It can even reduce your blood…
Feline Fit Update 2nd Oct, 2020 Posted in: Appeals - Feline Fit Update A day later than planned (due to a medical emergency) I want to update you about Our Feline Fit Step into Summer Challenge.We have had lots of participants start this, some adults, some children and indeed myself too. Here is my Million Steps Story:Despite trying really hard…
Purrfect Pound is Back! 2nd Oct, 2020 Posted in: Appeals, News - Purrfect Pound is Back! Slightly later than planned due to a personal medical emergency.During the early months of the pandemic we decided to take a break from BCWR's Monthly Online Fundraising Drive "Purrrfect Pound".As a rescue we have suffered immeasurably from the impact of the Coronavirus physically, emotionally and financially.…
New Arrival: Zorro 2nd Oct, 2020 Posted in: New Arrivals, News - New Arrival: Zorro Zorro is 4 months old and was an unwanted pet and the product of an unwanted litter. Sadly Zorro's mum could not be neutered during the initial lock-down period and the inevitable happened.Zorro is a sweet boy and once he has had all the necessary checks he…
Washington Update 24th Sep, 2020 Posted in: News - Washington Update It's just been 48 hours since Washington arrived with us following a considerable amount of time surviving on the streets. As you can see he is now recovering well and hopefully will be able to come off his intravenous fluids tomorrow. Feeding alone really is not enough. If…
A Busy Pawspital 24th Sep, 2020 Posted in: Fundraising, New Arrivals - https://youtu.be/xZjjGSpLGSk Good evening from BCWR. The Pawspital is rather busy tonight. We currently have 11 purr-tients in our ward who are all receiving around the clock care. Just over a week ago paramedics in Halifax found these six  kittens in a black bin liner under a bush in a carpark in…
Washington Update 22nd Sep, 2020 Posted in: News - Washington Update Many of you will have seen Washington, our new arrival last night who has been living on the streets for at least 12 months and arrived with us bearing the most horrific old and new abcess injuries to his neck. Today he has spent the day in the…
New Arrival: Washington 21st Sep, 2020 Posted in: New Arrivals - New Arrival: Washington New arrival at BCWR tonight. This is Washington. Washington was a long-term stray in BD4 and has been roaming the streets for at least 12 months.He is a neutered male with no microchip. Washington has multiple serious abcess injuries on his neck covering around 5 inch square.Washington…
How we keep out adoption visitors safe 21st Sep, 2020 Posted in: News - How we keep out adoption visitors safe Have you ever wondered how our adoption visitors are kept safe? Since the lock down restrictions were eased in and when we felt safe and prepared, since June we have rehomed over 140 cats and kittens SAFELY. In the video below you can…
Searching for a Forever Home: Max 20th Sep, 2020 Posted in: Appeals - Searching for a Forever Home: Max This is gorgeous Max. This beautiful boy is 15 years old, and came to us in sad circumstances, as his previous owner passed away. Max did go to a new home, but it sadly didn't work out. Max is a little sweetheart, who can…
Tutti Fruitti Update 18th Sep, 2020 Posted in: News - Tutti Fruitti Update Tutti was in our recent video of our ICU.She was emaciated, flea ridden, dehydrated, anaemic from the fleas, weak from them literally sucking the life out of her and hypocalcemic.We just look at her now! After 48 hours of intensive 1:1 care around the clock we were…
Kitten Food Appeal! 18th Sep, 2020 Posted in: Appeals - Kitten Food Appeal! Did you know???? We currently have 101 cats and kittens currently in the rescue.Here at BCWR are desperate for kitten food in jelly. We can use any brand of kitten food pouches except whiskers and would really appreciate any donations. All food donated is quarantined for 7…
Video Tours: ICU and Kitty Cottage 16th Sep, 2020 Posted in: News - Video Tours: ICU and Kitty Cottage A sneak peak at Kitty Cottage https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7eJQxuuiCPg BCWR Intensive Care UnitHere at BCWR, we pride ourselves on being able to provide an exceptional level of care for high dependency cats and kittens that may not have a chance anywhere else.We take referrals from vets,…
New Arrival: Chester 16th Sep, 2020 Posted in: New Arrivals, News, Pawspital - New Arrival: Chester Another new arrival at BCWR. This is little Chester.CHESTER is around 6 weeks old and came to us as an emergency admission last night.Chester was involved in a freak accident.Whilst playing in his home unbeknownst to his owner he snuck under a reclining chair and became trapped…
Wash, Wear, Wait (Safety, It’s in Your Hands) 13th Sep, 2020 Posted in: News - Wash, Wear, Wait (Safety, It's in Your Hands) Here at BCWR we are following the Government’s requirements both as individuals and as an organisation. We are acutely aware that this deadly virus is here to stay for the foreseeable future. We have suffered immeasurably both financially and in volunteer capacity…
Splinter Update 12th Sep, 2020 Posted in: News - Splinter Update Splinter has been with us now for just over 4 weeks.As you can see he has come on in leaps and bounds… However he still continues to to throw challenges into our path. Just when we thought Splinter was confidently weaned and we could finally throw those bottles…
New Arrival: Blaze 2nd Sep, 2020 Posted in: New Arrivals - New Arrival: Blaze https://youtu.be/CyzPp5M5TJE New arrival @BCWROn this day in 1666 The Great Fire of London began in a baker's shop in Pudding Lane, and rapidly spread throughout the city, destroying most of London's buildings and houses.And in memory of this historic event we have called this little lady "Blaze".Young…
Dougal Update 2nd Sep, 2020 Posted in: News - Dougal Update So Dougal is now back from the vets do following his delicate procedure today.His Nasal Gastric Tube has now been placed and we can now safely provide the specialist nutrition that he desperately needs.Dougal is 4 to 5month old weighing 900g, the average weight of a 9 to…
The Positives in Challenging Times 2nd Sep, 2020 Posted in: News - The Positives in Challenging Times We have spent the last 24 weeks living in a completely different "world" to anything we have ever known.Whilst there is no end for us in sight, we need to pull out the positives.During this period of somewhat isolation and distance from many of our…
STOPtacular – Dougal 30th Aug, 2020 Posted in: Fundraising, News - STOPtacular - Dougal https://youtu.be/cEWyfpgbKlc This is 4 to 5 month old Dougal. Dougal is our latest " complex " kitten.Weighing less than 1kg, Dougal is lacking much nutrition. He is around the size of a 9 week old kitten. In addition to him being under weight he has a long…
STOPtacular – Facebook Live Video 30th Aug, 2020 Posted in: Fundraising - STOPtacular - Facebook Live Video https://youtu.be/ro_CXPqdS2g
New Arrival: Brownie 30th Aug, 2020 Posted in: New Arrivals - New Arrival: Brownie New arrival @ BCWR, this is Brownie. Brownie is around 13 weeks old and is absolutely traumatized by the experiences she has faced in her short little life. We believe that she had been treated not very nicely by children in her previous home which has left…
New Arrival: Max 30th Aug, 2020 Posted in: New Arrivals - New Arrival: Max This is 15 year old Max. Max is now safely with us following his after taking him to the vets on Friday to be Put To Sleep. Max's owner died around 2 months ago and a family member took him in. It wasn't long before his carer…
STOPtacular – Macbeth 29th Aug, 2020 Posted in: Fundraising, News - STOPtacular - Macbeth So we are still celebrating out Summer STOPtacular here @ BCWR. Macbeth and I have both got compromised immunity and we are both under going medical interventions this week. We are trying really hard to keep ourselves safe in this difficult time.Macbeth is going for further assessments…
STOPtacular – Bean-tastic 29th Aug, 2020 Posted in: Fundraising, News - STOPtacular - Bean-tastic Welcome to our Summer STOPtacular 2020. Here are 2 of our little cats with big personalities. Donate On the right is Jelly Bean and on the left is Baked Bean, aka Jelly Bean Junior. They both are in constant competition with their torti-tude cheeky behaviour… But are…
STOPtacular – The Pawspital 29th Aug, 2020 Posted in: Fundraising, News - STOPtacular - The Pawspital https://youtu.be/oNlzcLEgvK8 It's our Summer STOPtacular this weekend @ BCWR and we have just opened our doors to the Pawspital. Here we are nursing 12 kittens with Varying needs.Puzzle and Dougal have severe neurological issues and require around the clock care.Neither of them can eat unaided, and…
Summer STOPtacular 29th Aug, 2020 Posted in: Fundraising, News - Summer STOPtacular ☀️🏖️☀️THIS WEEKEND @ BCWR…☀️🏖️☀️This weekend we would usually be hosting our 3 day Bank Holiday Summer Garden Party and Fundraiser… our biggest annual event. This year and for the foreseeable future we simply cannot host any "Open Events" what so ever. Obviously the Coronavirus has really taken its…
Soya Bean Update 16th Aug, 2020 Posted in: News - Soya Bean Update Since arriving yesterday, Soya Bean has settled into one of our rooms and has found comfort with Eeyore. Due to the condition she arrived in, she is still a long way from even being considered for adoption. Volunteers at BCWR are often asked of ways to donate…
New Arrival: Soya Bean 15th Aug, 2020 Posted in: New Arrivals - New Arrival: Soya Bean New arrival today @ BCWR, this is 12week old Soya Bean SB was found in a wooded area in Burnsall North Yorkshire by a family walking their dog.She is very malnourished, dehydrated and in overall dreadful condition.Coupled with her poor condition Soya also has neurological issues…
Arthur-versary 14th Aug, 2020 Posted in: News - Arthur-versary Congratulations to Arthur!Arthur arrived under our Palliative Paws Partnership exactly 1 year ago today.He was taken to a Vets 4 Pets in Idle and left as a stray. Poor Arthur hds been living on the streets with 3 legs and also has advanced squamous cell carcinoma.He is loved and…
Coronavirus Update 31st Jul, 2020 Posted in: News - Coronavirus Update In light of the new restrictions in relation to minimising the spread of cononavirus I have taken some guidance for clarification from the government. I have just received an email from DEFRA regarding rehoming, visitors and volunteers."The rehoming of rescue animals is not affected by the local restrictions…
Celebrating 12 Months of CC @ BCWR 30th Jul, 2020 Posted in: News - Celebrating 12 Months of CC @ BCWR https://youtu.be/TKq5GSH0rs0 Today we are celebrating 12 months of CC @ BCWR.CC has endured so much in the last 12 months she has been with us. She arrived last year at 5 weeks old weighing less than 200g.. against the odds she has bravely…
Anna Update 17th Jul, 2020 Posted in: News - Anna remains bright comfortable and alert and is still receiving intravenous fluids, pain relief and lifelong medication.We do now believe there is more than just hypothyroidism and transient kidney issues.We have detected lesions in her mouth that would be consistent with a possible oral cancer too. Anna is is still…
Hawkins Update 17th Jul, 2020 Posted in: News - Hawkins Update When Hawkins arrived with us he was very much a different cat to who you see here now.He was very much misunderstood, mid interpreted and we were misinformed of his true clinical presentation.Hawkins is now looking for his forever family.He is around 5years old and would suit a…
Vera Lynn Update 16th Jul, 2020 Posted in: News - Vera Lynn Update (Now Adopted)Who remembers Vera Lynn…. she has been with us just over 4 weeks and is such a sweet Silver Whiskered Girl.. and as you can see her condition has greatly improved. Vera is around 12 years and is now looking for her retirement home. We appreciate…
Anna Update (Tues 14th July) 14th Jul, 2020 Posted in: Pawspital - Anna Update (Tues 14th July) https://youtu.be/X8Ff2f6lAIg So its 48 hours since little Anna arrived with us, collapsed, dehydrated and barely alive... just look at her now!!!Often people can be concerned about our palliative cats' quality of life. Palliative care is not always about facing end of life. It is about…
Esso Update – Reunited! 13th Jul, 2020 Posted in: News - Esso Update - Reunited! We are delighted this evening to reunite Esso, who is actually called Bella with her owner. We are also delighted that her owner consented to us Microchipping her prior to her leaving our care. Bella is the second cat in the last 24hours that we have…
Anna Update: Sponsor Appeal 13th Jul, 2020 Posted in: News - Anna Update: Sponsor Appeal What a difference a day makes.. (24 long hard hours) So Anna is now back at BCWR and we are now hopefully beginning a road to a restored life.Anna continues to have intravenous fluid therapy and also a new drug regime. Whilst Anna has been diagnosed…
Anna Update 13th Jul, 2020 Posted in: News - Anna Update Anna has had reasonable night having fluid therapy. We are currently awaiting results so that we can draw up a plan of care.Surprisingly, it has been ascertained that Anna is a cat previously (only for 4 days) in the care of another rescue. Sadly when Anna was signed…
New Arrival: Noir 12th Jul, 2020 Posted in: New Arrivals - New Arrival: Noir (Now Adopted)Ooops!!! In the busyness of cruelty and neglect I forgot about our first admission of the day.This is Sweet and Gorgeous Noir. Noir was an unwanted pet who is only around 14 to 16 week old.It is our guess that Noir is simply a victim of…
New Arrival: Esso 12th Jul, 2020 Posted in: New Arrivals - New Arrival: Esso Another new arrival this yesterday evening @ BCWR.This is little Esso.Poor Esso was found earlier this evening in BD13 area covered in what may be petrol or some other toxic substance. Little old Esso is very matted and not in great shape. We have taken veterinary advice…
Emergency Arrival: Anna 12th Jul, 2020 Posted in: New Arrivals - Emergency Arrival: Anna New emergency arrival @ BCWR, this is Anna. Anna is an elderly cat found in a garden in Bradford. Anna arrived with us very weak, skinny and malnourished. She is severely dehydrated, and is carrying a very heavy flea burden. Anna is currently receiving emergency care including…
New Arrival: Poppy 12th Jul, 2020 Posted in: New Arrivals - New Arrival: Poppy (Now Adopted) New arrival @ BCWR. This is Pretty Poppy.Poppy is almost 8 years old and sadly an unwanted pet due to her wanting to be an indoor cat however her owner refused to accommodate for this. She is such a sweet girl and would suit a…
New Arrival: Greta 11th Jul, 2020 Posted in: New Arrivals - New Arrival: Greta New arrival @ BCWR, this is Gorgeous Greta. Greta has been found stray, starving, covered in fleas, extremely malnourished, thin and in less-than-poor condition. On top of all this poor Greta is also pregnant. We estimate Greta to be around 4 years old... and we feel more…
New Arrival: Orchid 11th Jul, 2020 Posted in: New Arrivals - New Arrival: (Now Adopted) New arrival at BCWR today. This is Elegant Orchid. Orchid is around 18 month old and we believe that she was an unwanted pet. Looking at her body condition Orchid looks like she has recently been feeding kittens. Orchid will need neutering and her health checks…
Volvo Update 10th Jul, 2020 Posted in: News - Volvo Update 5 week old Volvo has been with us just 24 hours after been found in a car engine following a journey of several miles. His first night was certainly a very unsettled one however he tucked into a bowl of food (Royal canin babycat mousse) inbetween crying very…
Calendar Update! 10th Jul, 2020 Posted in: Appeals, News - Our 1st batch of calendars have just been posted. Many of you have expressed an interest in purchasing our 2021 CALENDAR once we could offer a postal option.We are now delighted to inform you that we have a postal option available.Each calendar day is A4, spiral bound, full colour printed…
Drop By & Donate 10th Jul, 2020 Posted in: Appeals, News - Drop By & Donate 🧡IMPORTANT NEWS🧡DROP BY AND DONATE CALENDAR SALESFOOD APPEAL Hi everyone We hope you are all keeping safe and well.As many lockdown measures throughout England are being relaxed, we are certainly not relaxing any of our safely measures. We, as a rescue have found our new normal…
New Arrival: Volvo 9th Jul, 2020 Posted in: New Arrivals - New Arrival: Volvo New arrival @ BCWR tonight, this is 5 (ish)week old Volvo.Volvo has been found in a car engine and has possibly been trapped there for quite some time.Volvo is very dehydrated and also has sustained a tail injury, likely to have been trapped or crushed.Volvo has had…
New Arrival: Panther 9th Jul, 2020 Posted in: New Arrivals - New Arrival: Panther (Now Adopted) New arrival @ BCWR tonight, this is 4 year old Panther.Panther is 4 years old and such a softy.Panther is a very much loved owned pet however his owner is now facing the devastation of a terminal illness and the difficult and heart-breaking decisions that…
Thumper Update 9th Jul, 2020 Posted in: News - Thumper Update So little Thumper has been with us exactly 7 weeks today and in those 49 days she has made great progress. She has had TENS THERAPY 3x a day at the rescue every day since she arrived.Thumper is now fully mobile, can walk, run, climb and jump!Thumper is…
Hawkins Update 26th Jun, 2020 Posted in: News - Hawkins Update https://youtu.be/TbQAJrNXTgE This big little boy has been through so much. When he came to us his "carer" believed he was paralysed in his hind limbs. Due to our successes with other cats such as Thumper his Carer felt at the time we, as a rescue, would be best…
“BCWR’S Feline Fit… Step into Summer” 26th Jun, 2020 Posted in: Events, Fundraising, News - "BCWR'S Feline Fit... Step into Summer" BCWR is launching a new event that you are all invited to. Starting on the 1st of July for 3 full months can you walk a MILLION STEPS to help raise funds for the cats and kittens at Bradford Cat Watch Rescue during this very…
Drop and Donate Afternoon 28th June 2020 (2-4pm) 26th Jun, 2020 Posted in: Appeals, Events, Fundraising, News - Drop and Donate Afternoon 28th June 2020 (2-4pm) 🧡IMPORTANT NEWS🧡Hi everyone! We hope you are all keeping safe and well. As many lockdown measures throughout England are being relaxed, we are certainly not relaxing any of our safely measures. We, as a rescue, have found our new normal and we…
SENSE Garden Kitties enjoying the sunshine 25th Jun, 2020 Posted in: News, SENSE - SENSE Garden Kitties enjoying the sunshine It's a beautiful day today here @ BCWR... here are some of the kitties in the SENSE garden enjoying the sunshine whilst staying home and staying safe.
New Arrival: Vera-Lynn 21st Jun, 2020 Posted in: New Arrivals, News - New Arrival: Vera-Lynn (Now Adopted) New arrival this afternoon. is Vera-Lynn. Vera has been living in BD2/BD3 area for a considerable amount of time and only now has someone managed to bring her to the safety of the rescue.Vera is not microchipped, is suffering with flea allergy and has many sore…
Boudicca’s Anniversary 20th Jun, 2020 Posted in: News - Boudicca's Anniversary https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xjae6HBYtLk One year ago on Saturday our Warrior Princess BOUDICCA arrived with us. Boudiccas story broke so many hearts… including ours. It is believed she spent over 2 months in a flat with her owner, whilst he laid deceased… the police made sure she was brought to us…
Weekend Physio, look at Thumper! 14th Jun, 2020 Posted in: News - Weekend Physio, look at Thumper! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wGNMCB6JHTk Here at BCWR it is hard to believe how much we can squeeze into one weekend. Over the last 2 days we have rehomed 9 cats and kittens using our new COVID-19 safety plan, designed to keep volunteers and visitors safe and also squeezed…
New Arrivals: Porkie and Scratchie 14th Jun, 2020 Posted in: News - https://youtu.be/332TzpwClp4 (Now Adopted) New Emergency Arrivals here at BCWR today, this is Porkie and Scratchie. This pair are just 12 weeks old and have been abandoned in a property for 8 days with little access to food and water. Over the last 24 hours we have been liaising with both…
Now Accepting Contactless and Chip & PIN 14th Jun, 2020 Posted in: News - Now Accepting Contactless and Chip & PIN We're now pleased to be able to accept Contactless and Chip & PIN for adoption adoptions (and other in-person donations)! This lets us and you stay safe by handling less cash and keeping the any payments as hands-free as possible.
BCWR is ready for the future, whatever it may bring. 11th Jun, 2020 Posted in: News - BCWR is ready for the future, whatever it may bring. Coronavirus has brought change and challenge on an unprecedented scale to the world of Animal Rescue over the past three months. Lockdown, social distancing and emergency-only care are just some of the factors that have radically transformed our rescue in…
Woody Update 9th Jun, 2020 Posted in: News - Woody Update (archived)24 hours ago little Woody was brought to the rescue following being found barely alive in a field: 🧡HYPOTHERMIC (Temp 35.4) 🧡HYPOGLYCAEMIC 🧡SEVERELY DEHYDRATED 🧡MALNOURISHED AND GROSSLY UNDERWEICHT 🧡ANAEMIC 🧡RIDDLED WITH FLEAS Well against the odds he survived his 1st night. He was nursed intensively all night with…
New Arrival: Woody 9th Jun, 2020 Posted in: New Arrivals - New Arrival: Woody New arrival last night @ BCWR, this is little Woody. We estimate Woody to be around 10 month old.He was brought to us after being found in a field in Bradford. Woody is extremely hypothermic, hypoglycaemic, dreadfully malnourished, riddled with fleas and severely dehydrated. Woody has had…
Thumper Update 3rd Jun, 2020 Posted in: News - Thumper Update https://youtu.be/3NVF-FCCgm4 "Thumper by name… Thumper by nature" This is little Thumper who has been with us less than 2 weeks. Thumper is around 4 to 6 years old and has certainly got determination and zest for life. 2 weeks ago we received her referral from a vets in…
Love Sees No Colour 2nd Jun, 2020 Posted in: News - Love Sees No Colour When a cat comes into our rescue at BCWR we do not discriminate on age, size, colour, gender, ability, disability, financial implications or time commitment to care. When someone comes to adopt from us we do not discriminate against anyone based on age, gender size ,…
New Arrivals: Hamish and Macbeth 31st May, 2020 Posted in: New Arrivals - New Arrivals: Hamish and Macbeth This afternoon we had the arrival of two kittens, Hamish and Macbeth. Prior to admission we asked all the usual questions about the circumstances of the kittens, as well as their health so we could ensure we were ready to take them in and provide…
Thumper Update 25th May, 2020 Posted in: News, Pawspital - Thumper Update So little Thumper has been with us just 4 days and in those 4 days she is making great progress. She has had TENS THERAPY 3x a day at the rescue every day since she arrived. Thumper is already starting to gain strength in her hind left limb…
Rest Easy Little Old Lad: Come-On 23rd May, 2020 Posted in: News, Paws at Peace - Rest Easy Little Old Lad: Come-On We had little bit of sad news this morning Come-On peacefully died at BCWR. We rescued little old Come-On 6 months ago when his elderly owner was so unwell and was unable to take care of him. He has had 6 lovely months with…
Thumper Update: Dinner Time! 23rd May, 2020 Posted in: News - https://youtu.be/3FUOn0nWBwE Newest arrival Thumper is loving her supper tonight….despite her horrific injuries…I think I need to add puppy pads to the wish list though.
Adjusting to Our New Normal 22nd May, 2020 Posted in: News - Adjusting to Our New Normal Here at BCWR we are adjusting to our new normal. In the last week we have even started adoptions, however, life at BCWR looks very different now. We would love to go back to our "open days" when you come visit, relax, have a cuppa…
New Arrival: Thumper 21st May, 2020 Posted in: Appeals, New Arrivals, Pawspital - New Arrival : Thumper New arrival today, meet little Thumper. She is 6 years old and has certainly had a very long day today. A few days ago we received her referral from a vets in Hendon near London and today she arrived with us. Poor little Thumper has had…
1st Adoption Since Lockdown 16th May, 2020 Posted in: News - 1st Adoption Since Lockdown Here @ BCWR we have just done our 1st adoption since the lockdown began on March 23rd. We and the visitors were in full PPE, temperature checks done and very strict protocols in place.We have had a huge (and over whelming) response to people wanting to…
Bottle Mania! Kitten Food Appeal 15th May, 2020 Posted in: Appeals - Bottle Mania! Kitten Food Appeal As you may have seen over the last 72 hours my workload has greatly increased. Two days ago we welcomed 10, yes 10, kittens. This takes our total of dependent kittens without a mum to 14 kittens. As the kittens are all 5 weeks and…
Our Volunteers on Lockdown 14th May, 2020 Posted in: News - Hi everyone.I hope that you are all keeping well... here is a few of our volunteers who also wanted to say hi to you all... https://youtu.be/c8syoWE-suc
Opening by Appointment Only 13th May, 2020 Posted in: News - Opening by Appointment Only **Update: we currently cannot take any more adoption enquiries until at least the 1st of June**-------------------We are working towards being able to open for adoptions only by appointment only again. Unfortunately we will still not be open for general visitors, and there will be a number…
Nurse Kittens 12th May, 2020 Posted in: New Arrivals - Nurse Kittens These kittens are all named after amazing nurses I know. Denbow (such a brave warrior), Morris, Whitelaw, Halliday, Kazi, Pearson and Fisher. (❤💙❤ I know so many amazing nurses…it was hard to choose❤💙❤) These little kittens had a lucky escape this evening.They were brought to us just before…
King Edward, Jersey and Maris Piper 12th May, 2020 Posted in: New Arrivals - King Edward, Jersey and Maris Piper When you look at this photo… what do you see….. ⚠️I see fleas. ⚠️I see worms. ⚠️I see anemia ⚠️I see neglect. ⚠️I see underweight and malnutrition. ⚠️I see unnecessary. ⚠️I see long days and nights ahead nursing them. ⚠️I see expense. 💔I see…
This is Melvin 10th May, 2020 Posted in: New Arrivals - This is Melvin Melvin has been in the rescue a few days now. When Melvin was first taken the the vets as a " stray" it was thought he had septic arthritis but as time went on the vets took x-rays and found that his hip bone was fractured and…
Say hello to Ninja 9th May, 2020 Posted in: New Arrivals - Say hello to Ninja Poor Ninja was taken to the vets as an injured stray.His leg was so injured that the damage was irreparable and no amount of surgery except amputation would have helped him. Ninja is now recovering with us and is so affectionate despite all he has been…
Lights of Love 9th May, 2020 Posted in: News - Lights of love @ BCWR 💙This post is dedicated to "Peter" my close friends' Grandad who sadly died in hospital yesterday. 💙 Here BCWR every night we light our Tree of Light in the garden @ the rescue. This tree symbolises, love, life, memories and of course light. Our beautiful…
VE Day Celebrations 9th May, 2020 Posted in: News - VE Day Celebrations Here @ BCWR WE HOPE YOU HAVE ALL HAD A LOVELY VE DAY. Today wasn't the the original grande event that we usually would host however in a very safe and socially distanced way the neighbours local to the rescue certainly all had a fabulous afternoon of…
New Arrival: Luther 8th May, 2020 Posted in: New Arrivals - New Arrival: Luther This is Luther.Luther came to us via an emergency vet referral earlier this week. Luther was surrendered to the vets by the owner following a suspected dog attack.... as they were unwilling to take responsibility for the required vet care.Luther had emergency surgery to repair the wounds…
VE Day 8th May, 2020 Posted in: News - VE Day Today is VE DAY.Today we will be commemorating this @ BCWR with our neighbours, all from our own gardens. Cream tea, music, friendship and sunshine.Enjoy the Bank Holiday everyone… ❤💚💙STAY AT HOME IF YOU CAN❤💚💙
Lost Cat: Captain 8th May, 2020 Posted in: New Arrivals, News - Lost Cat: Captain This not so little boy has been brought to the rescue today to be scanned for a microchip. He has been hanging around the Bolton Lane / Whiteways BD2 area of Bradford. We have named him Captain.Captain has injuries and has had emergency care this afternoon.He is…
10 kitty bottles waiting to be filled 8th May, 2020 Posted in: News - Bottle Babies: 10 kitty bottles waiting to be filled https://youtu.be/tVdirlaQ5H8 Doesn't time fly? These kittens are now just four and a half weeks old and we have cared for, nurtured and fed them since they were hours old when they were left outside the rescue motherless in a box. Every…
Look at CC and Boudi! 8th May, 2020 Posted in: News - Look at CC and Boudi! Just look at our 2 miracles of 2019 @ BCWR, CC and Boudi. UNBELIEVABLE!!
Bottle Babies Update 30th Apr, 2020 Posted in: Uncategorized - Bottle Babies Update How time flies... another week passes... and these 4 kittens have been with us three weeks now. https://youtu.be/lZiTRRWRc1Q When they arrived they were only hours old... and now look at them! Moving around, eyes open, growing and putting weight on every day. Over the last week, we…
COVID-19 Update 29th Apr, 2020 Posted in: News - COVID-19 Update Here at BCWR we are taking the CORONAVIRUS global pandemic extremely seriously. We have become aware in the last few days that DEFRA has released a statement that animal rehoming centres can recommence the rehoming of their animals if this can be done safely. Whilst we understand that…
Lockdown Marathon! 26th Apr, 2020 Posted in: Fundraising - Lockdown Marathon! Well done TEAM BCWR.Together we ran well over 26miles this morning… mostly in and around our homes and gardens So far we have raised just under £900 which will be evenly split between BCWR and Bradford's Marie Curie Hospice. If you'd like to donate to these causes please…
Eric Update 25th Apr, 2020 Posted in: News - Eric Update Who remembers Eric who arrived with us 11 days ago with sepsis?Eric was attacked by a dog some time (2 weeks) before he received veterinary attention. Now Adopted! Eric had surgery to clean up all his multiple wounds and is now recovering well.This morning I removed his stitches……
Welcome to Our Garden of Hope 23rd Apr, 2020 Posted in: News - Welcome to Our Garden of Hope Today is Thoughtful Thursday @ BCWR. WELCOME TO OUR GARDEN OF HOPE. Over the last last couple of weeks one of the neighbours of the rescue Alexis Brennan has worked really hard in making our GARDEN OF HOPE @ BCWR possible. Everyday many frontline…
Bottle Babies Update 21st Apr, 2020 Posted in: News - Bottle Babies Update So its exactly 2 weeks since new-born kittens Valiant, Wish, Desire and Promise were " dumped" outside the rescue overnight in sub zero temperatures. Hour by hour I have nursed these kittens (whilst in isolation) and every day they are getting stronger, greedier and cheekier. Thank you…
“Where there is love there is hope” 18th Apr, 2020 Posted in: News - "Where there is love there is hope" Boudicca April 2020
Topple, A Special Kitty 17th Apr, 2020 Posted in: News - Topple, A Special Kitty On the 17th of April 2010...... 10 years ago today.. a beautiful boy was born. Topple was a special kitty in more ways than you can imagine.When he was born it was a very traumatic birth process and his umbilical cord became entangled around his neck…
CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) – UPDATE 16th Apr, 2020 Posted in: News - We have had a ridiculously high number of families contacting us wanting to adopt during this period National Lock down. CAT RESCUES ARE NOT EXEMPT from the government instructions.We will not contravene any guidance or instructions from the government.No reputable or responsible rescue will be either collecting cats from properties…
Bottle Babies Update 15th Apr, 2020 Posted in: News - Bottle Babies Update It been one week since these 4 kittens, Valiant, Wish, Desire and Promise were abandoned outside the rescue only hours old. They have been fed every 60 - 90 mins around the clock .... and every day are getting stronger and gaining weight. We still have no…
Eric Update 15th Apr, 2020 Posted in: News - Eric Update Looking at this gorgeous face, its hard to believe that this poor has so many widespread and horrific injuries on his little body. It is 48 hours since Eric underwent emergency surgery to clean up all his wounds .Initially it was believed one of his feet may need…
Easter Lockdown Video 14th Apr, 2020 Posted in: News - Easter Lockdown Video Here at BCWR we hope you have all had a peaceful and safe Easter.In these unprecedented times it feels strange to not be welcoming visitors every weekend and no hosting our seasonal annual Easter Extravaganza....However things are still busy here at the rescue.... and there are lots…
New Arrival: Eric 11th Apr, 2020 Posted in: New Arrivals - New Arrival: Eric This is Eric. Eric is only around 16 months old and is such a sweet boy. Eric was an owned pet however his injuries are so severe, both the vet and the owner agreed that he needed care that his owner wasn't in a position or willing…
CC Update 31st Mar, 2020 Posted in: News - CC Update Lots of people have been asking how our little CC is following her emergency surgery a week ago - click here to read CC's story. Well i can assure you she is doing remarkably well. CC is now eating lots and putting on ooodles of weight. Her breathing…
Post for Carrots! 31st Mar, 2020 Posted in: News - Post for Carrots! Carrots was very excited when the postman came today, thank you to everyone who is writing letters and drawing pictures for Carrots and his friends. We are very excited to put these up on our CoronaCats gallery wall. If you or your child would like to send…
COVID-19 Update 31st Mar, 2020 Posted in: News - COVID-19 Update Here is a little update about how the COVID -19 global crisis has affected our lives here @BCWR. Since the COVID 19 outbreak I have experienced every emotion possible however the greatest fealing is fear. Fear for my own health, fear for the cats in my care and…
Isolation Week 1 30th Mar, 2020 Posted in: News - Isolation Week 1 So, last Monday many people including myself were instructed to stay indoors for 12 weeks ( and possibly longer). I have just about gone through every emotion possible.Among all the frustration, anger, isolation and exhaustion there have been positives too.I'm hearing the birds sing more, more wildlife,…
Easter Fundraising Update 30th Mar, 2020 Posted in: Fundraising - Easter Fundraising Update Many of you will be aware that here at BCWR we have sadly had to cancel all our imminent fundraising events. Planned we had a Curry Night, a 3 day Easter Extravaganza at the rescue and a weeks Easter Fundraising at Morrisons.Not only does this leave a…
Breakfast Update: BB’s lean breakfast 30th Mar, 2020 Posted in: News - Breakfast Update: BB's lean breakfast How clever are cats?Here at BCWR we have Baked Bean, CC and Carrots all enjoying their breakfast...CC and Carrots find their food by using their sense of smell and BB can now stand up to eat now... by leaning on the wall.What clever skill has…
Our Oldest Two Residents 29th Mar, 2020 Posted in: News - Our Oldest Two Residents Here are the 2 oldest residents @ BCWR, Come-on and Arthur. They are both believed to be in excess of 19years old. Their day generally comprises of eating and sleeping and snuggles. Arthur, Come-on and the other 71 cats in the rescue still need looking after…
Good morning from the BCWR Body Fit Gym 27th Mar, 2020 Posted in: News - Good morning from the BCWR Body Fit Gym. Bambi is getting ready for her next class, 12 noon YOGA.Bambi is 9 year old has been in the rescue over 4 years.Bambis body is all upside down and back to front.Bambi was born like this however when she arrived with us…
COVID-19 and Your Pets 25th Mar, 2020 Posted in: Fact Sheets, News - ⚠️COVID-19 AND YOUR PETS ⚠️ Today I have had a lot of calls asking if humans can pass COVID 19 to their pets…. or if pets can pass it to humans.The short answer is NO. The coronaviruses are a family of viruses that cause illness in humans and animals. Covid-19…
Evening News: CC Emergency Surgery 24th Mar, 2020 Posted in: News - Evening News: CC Emergency Surgery Here @ BCWR unexpected emergencies are inevitable, and even in this global crisis we are not immune from other emergencies. Over the last couple of days we have noticed a decline in CC's health. Her "eye sockets" were infected and weeping, her appetite was reduced…
Coronavirus: Why Now is NOT a Good Time to Adopt a Kitten. 24th Mar, 2020 Posted in: News - Coronavirus: Why Now is NOT a Good Time to Adopt a Kitten. Here at the rescue we are getting an unprecedented number of enquries of people wanting to adopt a kitten. Whilst we totally understand that this seems an ideal time, when many families are stuck at home, bored children…
Breakfast News: Tour of our Home 24th Mar, 2020 Posted in: News - Breakfast News: Tour of our Home So its quiet morning here at BCWR. Here at the "Home of the Rescue".No volunteers, no visitors just the cats the sunshine and the birds singing in the trees. (and the boy racer in the black car tearing up the avenue). At the home…
BCWR Breaking News: UK’s First Feline Pilates Class 23rd Mar, 2020 Posted in: News - BCWR Breaking News: UK's First  Feline Pilates Class BCWR  Breaking News... UK's First  Feline Pilates  class was lead by rescue resident Scooter this afternoon. Salsa, Mambo, Patience and Tippy followed Scooters lead in the session.  For those that dont know, Scooter is  one of our SENSE Resident Cats.  Scooter is…
Breakfast News: Multi-tasking Mum! 23rd Mar, 2020 Posted in: News - Breakfast News: Multi-tasking Mum! BREAKFAST NEWS @ BCWR Isn't it amazing how mums can multitask!!!Here we have Dove feeding her 2 week old kittens, Finch, Kes and Magpie... whilst eating her breakfast.She is such a good mum. She eats around 8 pouches of kitten food a day to keep her…
CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) – UPDATE 22nd March 2020 22nd Mar, 2020 Posted in: News - CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) - UPDATE 22nd March 2020 Considering recent events regarding the spread of Coronavirus (Covid-19), BCWR team would like to take the time out to update our friends and supporters and assure you that we are doing everything we can to protect ourselves and the public.In light of the…
Looking for a Home: Ronnie 21st Mar, 2020 Posted in: New Arrivals - Looking for a Home: Ronnie (Now Adopted) This is little Ronnie.Ronnie is a gorgeous 4 year old boy who is desperate to find a loving home.Ronnie is so affectionate and calm and loves human snuggles.In the future Ronnie will need some dental work (to be arranged and payed for by…
We are “all ears” – COVID-19 Community Support 20th Mar, 2020 Posted in: News - As a rescue here at BRADFORD CAT WATCH we are continually overwhelmed by the kindness, love and support we are offered by our community of supporters EVERYDAY. At this time of global crisis we want YOU to remember that we are here for YOU too. We are and have ALWAYS…
Birthing News: Pudding 20th Mar, 2020 Posted in: News - Birthing News: Pudding Birthing news at BCWR.Business as usual here. Pudding has had a busy day today and given birth to 5 kittens. Our volunteers are so amazing and with caution are carrying on regardless. Our numbers of kittens are rapidly increasing and our food stocks are low This weekend…
New Arrivals: Branton and Pickle 20th Mar, 2020 Posted in: New Arrivals - New Arrivals: Branton and Pickle New arrivals at BCWR.This is Branston and 3 week old Pickle. This pair were abandoned on the streets when their owners moved house. As a rescue apart from social contact it really is business as usual. There are just as many cats needing our help…
CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) – UPDATE 18th Mar, 2020 Posted in: News - CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) - UPDATE Considering recent events regarding the spread of Coronavirus (Covid-19), BCWR team would like to take the time out to assure our guests and visitors that we are taking an exceptionally proactive approach to ensuring your safety when accessing our rescue. As a animal rescue establishment, hygiene…
Sharing is caring.. aparently! 15th Mar, 2020 Posted in: News - Sharing is caring.. aparently! Sharing is Caring apparently.So we have a system to help our wobbly kitten Beaked Bean (BB), so she can independently eat off a plate.If she is in an enclosed space where she can lean then she can stand to eat.This morning CC thought she would abandon…
New Arrival: Kane 13th Mar, 2020 Posted in: New Arrivals - New Arrival: Kane (Now Adopted) New arrival @ BCWR.This is 2 year old Kane.Kane is such a sweet boy and is used to both children and other cats.Kane was unwanted due to his natural ability and instinct to hunt.Pop along this weekend if you wish to find out more about…
CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) Precautions 13th Mar, 2020 Posted in: Fact Sheets, News - CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) Precautions Considering recent events regarding the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19), BCWR team would like to take the time out to assure our guests and visitors that we are taking an exceptionally proactive approach to ensuring your safety when accessing our rescue.As a animal rescue establishment, hygiene and hand…
Baked Bean (BB) Update 11th Mar, 2020 Posted in: News - Baked Bean (BB) Update BB has been with us just 10 days.Despite her moderate to severe disability BB is growing in confidence and cheekiness every day.BB has cerebellar hypoplasia.Feline cerebellar hypoplasia is a non-progressive, non-contagious neurological condition that results in walking and balance problems. A kitten is born with “CH”…
BCWR Charity Curry Night 2020 6th Mar, 2020 Posted in: Events, Fundraising, News - BCWR Charity Curry Night 2020 BCWR is hosting its 2nd Charity Curry Night! Rajshahi Resturant Bradford.Monday 30th MarchOpens at 7pm (for 7.30pm start)Please contact BCWR today to buy your tickets - it promises to be a great night out!Please note: - There are only 60 tickets available.- TICKETS MUST BE…
Carrots visits 94th Bradford Rainbows Group 5th Mar, 2020 Posted in: News - Carrots visits 94th Bradford Rainbows Group The 94th Bradford Rainbows showing their posters designed to show responsible pet ownership. Last night Carrots took the volunteers to join 94th Bradford Rainbows group. This is part of the Girl Guiding movement and caters for little girls aged 5 - 7 years old.The…
Want to be a Book Buddy? (Carrots Does World Book Day) 5th Mar, 2020 Posted in: News - Want to be a Book Buddy? (Carrots Does World Book Day) Today is World Book Day. Many children are going to school dressed as their favourite characters from books they have read. Here is Carrots dressed as a unicorn.Reading is so important and here at BCWR we are hoping to…
New Unexpected Arrival: Amigo 4th Mar, 2020 Posted in: New Arrivals - New Unexpected Arrival: Amigo New and very unexpected arrival @ BCWR. This is 3 month old Amigo.Poor Amigo has suffered immeasurable neglect and now has a abscess around the size of a 50p piece on throat area. This may have devastating consequences as he has not received treatment in 3…
New Arrival: Peanut 4th Mar, 2020 Posted in: New Arrivals - New Arrival: Peanut This is 6 month old Peanut. Sometimes in life we understand that people struggle. Peanuts owner sadly has had to move out of the area to access family support due to his difficult personal circumstances and could not take her with him. Peanut is only around 6…
New Arrivals: Rum and Rasin 4th Mar, 2020 Posted in: New Arrivals - New Arrivals: Rum and Rasin New arrivals Rum and Rasin now safe and warm at BCWR. New arrivals today @ BCWR. This little pair are the product of an unwanted litter.Mum has already been neutered and hopefully soon this pair " Rum and Rasin" will be looking for their forever…
Ciara Gives Birth 1st Mar, 2020 Posted in: New Arrivals, News - Ciara Gives Birth Birthing news @ BCWR. Volunteers had an adventurous night last night as one of our more independant cats was in labour. Heavily pregnant Ciara was rescued from the dreadful storms 3 weeks ago and it is likely that Ciara has never had the experience of a loving…
Purrfect Pound – Baked Bean a.k.a. Jellybean Jr 1st Mar, 2020 Posted in: Appeals, New Arrivals, SENSE - Purrfect Pound - Baked Bean a.k.a. Jellybean Jr 💜It’s the 1st of March which means it’s Purrfect pound day here at BCWR💜 PURRFECT POUND ISRAISING FUNDS FOR OUR NEW ARRIVAL AT BCWR YESTERDAY:"BABY BAKED BEAN" AKA JELLYBEAN JUNIOR who is a very tiny 5 month old kitten We're asking if…
Amazing and Brave CC Eating Independantly! 29th Feb, 2020 Posted in: News, Pawspital - Amazing and Brave CC Eating Independantly! Many of you have been following the story of our amazing and brave CC. CC arrived with us in August, unable to eat from the moment she arrived with us coupled with added complications including an upside down tongue, no eyes, a malformed nose,…
Carrots the cat brings comfort to hospice patients – Telegraph & Argus 26th Feb, 2020 Posted in: Press - Carrots the cat brings comfort to hospice patients - Telegraph & Argus Read about Carrots work as the UK's only blind Pets as Therapy cat as covered by the Telegraph & Argus: https://www.thetelegraphandargus.co.uk/news/18260609.carrots-brings-comfort-hospice-patients/
Paws at Peace.. Mr Miyagi 25th Feb, 2020 Posted in: Paws at Peace - Paws at Peace.. Mr Miyagi After spending 593 days on our palliative care pathway our little legend Mr Miyagi died late on Sunday evening. At almost 20 years old Mr M was always such a character..... and spent much of his time in the kitchen at the rescue (on his…
New Arrival: Marco (Now Adopted) 23rd Feb, 2020 Posted in: New Arrivals - New Arrival: Marco (Now Adopted) This is Marco. Marco was sadly an unwanted pet at just 18 months old. He is a sweet boy who VERY soon will be looking for a new home where he will be loved forever.
New Arrivals: 3 week old Bradford kitten trio 20th Feb, 2020 Posted in: News, Pawspital - New Arrivals: 3 week old Bradford kitten trio Too young to be without their Mum, this Bradford kitten trio are 3 weeks old and are fighting to survive with the help of volunteers at BCWR. This helpless trio were found at a dumped in a box in a council depot…
Carrots visits Beech Hall Care Home in Armley 20th Feb, 2020 Posted in: News - Carrots visits Beech Hall Care Home in Armley Today is National Love Your Pet Day and Carrots has been helping residents and staff at Anchor - Beech Hall Care Home in Armley. The care home is beautiful and looks after over 60 residents with varying degrees of Dementia. Carrots enjoyed…
National Love Your Pet Day 2020 20th Feb, 2020 Posted in: News - National Love Your Pet Day 2020 Today is National Love Your Pet Day and we have loved you sharing photos and stories of how much you love your pets on our Facebook, Instagram and Twitter feeds. There's a lot of love out their for our fuzzy friends!
New Arrival: Micko and kittens 19th Feb, 2020 Posted in: New Arrivals - New Arrival: Micko and kittens Micko and kittens sharing some dinner. Micko and her brood of 5 week old kittens arrived earlier this week @BCWR. Poor Micko has had multiple litters... yet continues to nurture her little family despite the strain raising kittens can have on her own body. At…
New Arrival: MJ (NOW REUNITED!) 19th Feb, 2020 Posted in: News - New Arrival: MJ (NOW REUNITED!) MJ found unexpectedly in the BCWR garden. New arrival @ BCWR: This is MJ. Despite being home most of yesterday afternoon someone, some how managed to "deposit" this gorgeous soul in our secure garden... though we do not know what time. Despite our annoyance due…
Meowie Curie: A cat adoption service for when you’re facing terminal illness – Marie Curie 19th Feb, 2020 Posted in: Press - Meowie Curie: A cat adoption service for when you’re facing terminal illness - Marie Curie Tally and Twiglet, brothers rehomed under our Meowie Curie service. You may already know about our Meowie Curie service, but you can read Marie Curie's thoughts on it here: Meowie Curie: A cat adoption service…
Caternity Update: Rosa and Rita give birth. 19th Feb, 2020 Posted in: News - Caternity Update: Rosa and Rita give birth. Well it's been a busy couple of days here at BCWR. Amongst the day to day running of the rescue our Caternity Foster Carers have been very busy supporting these Mums Rosa and Rita through the daunting prospect of birth and early motherhood.…
International Random Acts of Kindness Day 2020 17th Feb, 2020 Posted in: News - International Random Acts of Kindness Day 2020 Prince Carrots, who sees with his heart. Today is International Random Acts of Kindness Day. "Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of…
New Arrivals: Ebeneezer, Oliver, Dickens, Annie, Agnes and Nancy. (Now Adopted) 16th Feb, 2020 Posted in: News - Now Adopted: Ebeneezer, Oliver, Dickens, Annie, Agnes and Nancy. (Now Adopted) ALL NOW ADOPTED Here at BCWR we totally understand that life has its twists and in the blink of an eye circumstances can change which is why this family of 6 have come into rescue. Pictured are 3 boys…
Carrots Sees With His Heart (at Marie Curie) 13th Feb, 2020 Posted in: Uncategorized - Carrots Sees With His Heart (at Marie Curie) Carrots' celebrity status is well known at Marie Curie Hospice, Bradford, but if you want to know just how much of a difference have a read of his therapy volunteering here: https://www.mariecurie.org.uk/blog/carrots-sees-with-his-heart/267571
Valentine’s Day Flower Risk 13th Feb, 2020 Posted in: Fact Sheets - Valentine's Day Flower Risk Valentine’s Day is meant to be one of the most romantic of the year, when lovers shower their partners with affection in the form of chocolates and flowers. However, while most pet owners are well aware of the dangers chocolate can pose, not everyone knows about…
How therapy pets can help people find the words 11th Feb, 2020 Posted in: News - How therapy pets can help people find the words Here is a little insight in to the work our beautiful Carrots and his friends Maisy and Tanzi do when they volunteer at the Marie Curie Hospice in Bradford. Never underestimate the the power of our animals.Watch them in the lovely…
Carrots at Marie Curie: How Therapy Pets Can Help People find the words 11th Feb, 2020 Posted in: News, Press - Carrots at Marie Curie: How Therapy Pets Can Help People find the words Carrots at Marie Curie Hospice, Bradford. Alongside Maizy and Tanzi, Carrots is featured in the Marie Curie Talkabout pages. Here they talk about how the comfort of a therapy animal can really help those facing terminal illness…
New Arrival: Apollo (Now Adopted) 8th Feb, 2020 Posted in: New Arrivals - New Arrival: Apollo (Now Adopted) This is Apollo. He is around 6 years old.Apollo has been living a lonely life on the streets of Bradford for quite some time. He is now safe @ BCWR tucking into his second supper whilst in a warm snuggly bed. Apollo has mulitple injuries…
Now Adopted: Buster, Asami, Max 8th Feb, 2020 Posted in: New Arrivals - Now Adopted: Buster, Asami, Max This trio are now happily adopted. Last night we experienced 3 separated arrivals all with extenuating circumstances. Each of these have come from completely different walks of life and have all unluckily fallen into a social crisis resulting their place at the rescue.It's important to…
New Arrival: Matilda (Now adopted) 31st Jan, 2020 Posted in: New Arrivals - New Arrival: Matilda (Now adopted) Matilda is around 5 months old and was found distressed in Bradford yesterday by Council representatives. Matilda has a pinky / orange tinge to her white fur. This is due to the horrendous flea burden she is carrying, literally sucking the life out of her.…
New Arrival: Rita 31st Jan, 2020 Posted in: New Arrivals - New Arrival: Rita This is Rita who after 5 years became unwanted by her owners. Poor Rita has been trapped in a cycle of Kitten Birth and motherhood for the last 4-5 years. It is believed she has had at least 8 litters totalling over 40 kittens - goodness knows…
(archived) New Arrival: Basil 28th Jan, 2020 Posted in: New Arrivals - (archived) New Arrival: Basil (archived) This is Basil. Basil was taken to a vets presenting with increased respiratory effort, a skin condition, discharge from the mouth and does not have a chip. Blood tests show kidney parameters were normal. He developed a skin conditioner and is on antibiotics. Basil has…
(Now Adopted) New Arrival: Shadow 27th Jan, 2020 Posted in: New Arrivals - (Now Adopted) New Arrival: Shadow This is 8 month old Shadow. Shadow was taken into a vets by a neighbour in Dewsbury 11/11/2019 as an abandoned Kitten limping. Shadow was in a bad way when he arrived at the vets and following x-rays it soon transpired that he had a…
Carrots Volunteering and Filming Day 27th Jan, 2020 Posted in: News - Carrots Volunteering and Filming Day ❤Carrots has had a very busy day today volunteering at Bradfords, Marie Curie Hospice. It has been extra busy for Carrots today as he has been filmed and photographed for over 3 hours, however his favourite part of the day was him doing what he…
(Now Adopted) New Arrival: Larry 25th Jan, 2020 Posted in: New Arrivals - (Now Adopted) New Arrival: Larry Larry, in his posh bed at BCWR. New unexpected admission today at BCWR. This is 4 month old Larry.Larry was apparently dumped ( with a beautiful posh bed that he loves) and the finders couldn't do anything to help him as they were all allergic.We…
(Now Adopted) New Arrival: Moon. 24th Jan, 2020 Posted in: New Arrivals - (Now Adopted) New Arrival: Moon. Meet loving little Moon. Moon is a very much unwanted pet. This lovely boy is 7 months old and after an initial assessment, we believe he is partially sighted and almost certainly deaf.Despite this, he is so desperate for love, cuddles and a knee to…
(Now Adopted) New Arrival: Simba 24th Jan, 2020 Posted in: New Arrivals - (Now Adopted) New Arrival: Simba Meet gorgeous Simba. (Now Adopted) New arrival at BCWR today. This is 3 year old Simba.Simba was a very much loved bet and it was with a heavy heart that his owner brought him to us due to his own tragic circumstances.Simba is pretty much…
Carrots Therapy Day – And Meeting Panto Stars! 23rd Jan, 2020 Posted in: News - Carrots Therapy Day - And Meeting Panto Stars! Carrots has been a busy boy today volunteering at the Marie Curie Hospice in Bradford.Carrots has met lots of friends including patients, staff, visitors and even some of the Panto Stars from this years Pantomime at Bradford's Alhambra Theatre, including Paul Chuckle,…
New Arrival: Denny (Now adopted) 22nd Jan, 2020 Posted in: New Arrivals - New Arrival: Denny (Now adopted) New arrival @BCWR yesterday, this is 6 year old Denny. Denny is such a sweet boy and is currently comming to terms with realising that he will never see his owner again. Denny's owner is terminally ill and dying. Whilst Denny adjusts to these changes…
New Arrival: Baby Blanco (Now Adopted) 22nd Jan, 2020 Posted in: New Arrivals - New Arrival: Baby Blanco (Now Adopted) (Now Adopted) New arrival at BCWR today, this is Baby Blanco. Blanco is around 5 months old and is sadly unwanted by his owner. Blanco is understandably a little timid today however is currently settling in to rescue life and very soon will be…
Carrots’ Marie Curie Video 20th Jan, 2020 Posted in: News - Look at this familiar furry face hitting the social media headlines today... isn't he beautiful!
(Now Adopted) New Arrival: Mosaic 19th Jan, 2020 Posted in: New Arrivals - New arrival @ BCWR this evening, this is pretty Mosaic. It's so rewarding when a cat arrives at the rescue and we are able provide , stability, care nutrition and above all love . From the moment she arrived little Mosaic was so grateful... she tucked into her supper, jumped…
Donation received from Bradford’s Just Care Charity 16th Jan, 2020 Posted in: News - Donation received from Bradford's Just Care Charity Just Care Charity Bradford have donated £500 to BCWR. BCWR is delighted to have been gifted a cheque this week for £500 from Bradford's Just Care Charity. Thank you so much for this kind gesture and this money will be paid direct to…
Because of YOU. 16th Jan, 2020 Posted in: News - Because of YOU. Thank you for being you and doing all that you do. Today I want to celebrate our amazing team of volunteers...They truly make the difference.They are what makes the sun rise here every day at BCWR.However big or however small their roles is... they make it happen.From…
Come On 16th Jan, 2020 Posted in: News, Paws at Peace - Come On Come-on after arriving at BCWR and after some tlc and cuddles. Come-on arrived in at the rescue November 2019. He was taken in years ago as a stray by an elderly lady who sadly had to go in a care home. Come-on was neutered, vaccinated, micro-chipped and up…
Now Adopted: Flutter, Blinky and Winky 13th Jan, 2020 Posted in: New Arrivals, Pawspital - Now Adopted: Flutter, Blinky and Winky New Arrivals: Flutter, Blinky and Winky This trio are now all happily adopted. This little trio were unwanted by their owner and are in shocking condition.It's so hard to comprehend how anyone can leave their pets in such a dreadful state... and think it's…
(NOW ADOPTED) New Arrival: Lucky 12th Jan, 2020 Posted in: New Arrivals - (NOW ADOPTED) New Arrival: Lucky (NOW ADOPTED) New arrival @BCWR.This is 10 year old Lucky.Lucky is currently coming to terms with the loss of his owner.He is such a sweet boy and is looking for a quiet home.
(Now Adopted) New Arrival: Bertha 10th Jan, 2020 Posted in: New Arrivals - (Now Adopted) New Arrival: Bertha (Now Adopted) New arrival at BCWR today. This is Beautiful Big Bertha. Bertha was found injured in the Thackley area of Bradford and taken to a vets for emergency treatment a few days ago. Bertha has no microchip. She is such a sweet girl and…
Blitzen’s Plea 4th Jan, 2020 Posted in: News - Blitzen's Plea Blitzen got adopted today! But he has a plea for you all as well.. Less than 4 weeks ago this beautiful boy was brought into our rescue. Many of you, like us were shocked at the state Blitzen had got into. After months of neglect and ignorance he…
The First Miracle of 2020 1st Jan, 2020 Posted in: News - The First Miracle of 2020 Today, CC has surprised us all. As you can see in the photos against the odds she is coming on in leaps and bounds. WATCH THE VIDEO!!! After months of trying , trials and training here you can see CC nibbling her first morsels of…
(Now Adopted) New Arrivals: Akeno and Alden 1st Jan, 2020 Posted in: New Arrivals - (Now Adopted) New Arrivals: Akeno and Alden (Now Adopted) New arrivals @ BCWR, this is Akeno and Alden. This pair are around 6- 7 weeks old and have arrived with us full of fleas, anaemic, dehydrated and starving. They were rescued from a domestic situation by amember of the public.…
Happy New Year! 31st Dec, 2019 Posted in: News - Happy New Year! Here at BCWR we want to wish everyone a very happy and prosperous New Year. Thank you for your support, generosity and above all wanting to help cats as much as we do. 2019 has had many challenges for us... from January right through to the very…
Carrots Christmas Cracker! 16th Dec, 2019 Posted in: Christmas, Events - Carrots Christmas Cracker! (scroll down to see more photos!)Here at BCWR we have had a fantastic weekend celebrating CARROTS CHRISTMAS CRACKER. Thank you to every one who came supported, celebrated and visited this weekend. Beautiful Blitzen loved seeing so many of his well wishers and all the other cats loved…
(archive) New Arrivals: Hope, Faith, Joy and Peace 16th Dec, 2019 Posted in: New Arrivals - (archive) New Arrivals: Hope, Faith, Joy and Peace 16th December, 2019New arrivals at BCWR yesterday, this is 5-6 week old Hope, Faith, Joy and Peace. These kittens were found outside yesterday afternoon in BD7. They are in shocking condition, hypothermic, filthy, full of fleas and we really are not sure…
New Arrival: Pogue (NOW ADOPTED!) 13th Dec, 2019 Posted in: New Arrivals - New Arrival: Pogue (NOW ADOPTED!) (NOW ADOPTED!)New arrival last night @ BCWR, this is little 10 Week old Pogue. Pogue was found in BD3, shivering, starving and full of fleas. Pogue now has a warm bed, a tummy full of food and has has treatment for his flea infestation. I…
Blitzen Update 13th Dec, 2019 Posted in: News - Blitzen Update BLITZEN IS NOW ADOPTED What a difference a day makes!!!! 24 long hard hours. Follow Blitzen's story here to see how far he's come! Yesterday we were all shocked and appalled at the state this poor stray had been left in roaming the streets and fighting for survival.…
107th Thackley Rainbows 13th Dec, 2019 Posted in: Events, News - 107th Thackley Rainbows This evening has been a very special night @ BCWR. We welcomed 107th Thackley Rainbows to the rescue for an evening of festive fun.The girls wrote letters to Santa, made Christmas Cards, sang carols around our Christmas tree and fed our kitties. Carrots was so excited as…
New Arrival: Blitzen (NOW ADOPTED!) 11th Dec, 2019 Posted in: Christmas, New Arrivals, Pawspital - New Arrival: Blitzen (NOW ADOPTED!) Blitzen, rescued Dec 2019 and received emergency treatment. This is Blitzen - an unneutered stray who arrived to us in the condition you see before you.There are very few words i can use to express how unbelievable disgusted and ashamed i am that anyone could…
Update: Boudi’s Progress 11th Dec, 2019 Posted in: News - Update: Boudi's Progress Miracles really do happen. Well done Boudicca. She weighed just 1.2kg when she arrived and now weighs 5.1kg!!! Look at her now! You can read Boudi's story here.
New Arrival: Cupid 11th Dec, 2019 Posted in: New Arrivals, News, Pawspital - New Arrival: Cupid Cupid, 3 years old. Rescued Dec 2019. Cupid is approximately 3 years old and was taken into a vets in Wakefield almost 2 weeks ago. He has multiple skin lesions which have been tested and he is believed to have an autoimmune disease affecting his skin. Cupid…
Update: Polar bear resting post op at BCWR 11th Dec, 2019 Posted in: Christmas, New Arrivals, News, Pawspital - Update: Polar bear resting post op at BCWR So one week later, following major surgery to amputate both her ears, Polar has come into the rescue. Look at that first image - she's already healing up and looking brighter. She arrived with us on the 8th December 2019 and this…
New Arrival: Paxo (NOW ADOPTED!) 11th Dec, 2019 Posted in: New Arrivals, News, Pawspital - New Arrival: Paxo (NOW ADOPTED!) 4 week old Paxo (NOW ADOPTED!) New arrival on 4th December 2019 four (ish) week old Paxo was abandoned when his owners moved house. The kind neighbours tried to help but could not support the care needed. On arrival Paxo was severely anaemic, dehydrated and…
Don’t have a CAT-astrophic Christmas! 11th Dec, 2019 Posted in: Christmas, Fact Sheets, News - Don't have a CAT-astrophic Christmas! There are so many toxins and poisons around that are tasty, pretty and lovely at Christmas but could be FATAL to your animals. Here are some of them - this list is not exhaustive.
Elf Mischief at BCWR! 11th Dec, 2019 Posted in: Christmas, News - Elf Mischief at BCWR! Over the festive period at BCWR one of Santa Paws' elves has been up to mischief! Have a look at some of his antics during November and December 2019. He's keeping an eye on the BCWR North Pole Post Box and making sure everyone stays off…
Purr-fect Pound Day 1st Dec 2019 1st Dec, 2019 Posted in: Appeals, Christmas, New Arrivals, News, Pawspital - Purr-fect Pound Day 1st Dec 2019 Can you help with Polar's surgery costs? Today is the 1st of December, the 1st day of our Christmas season, the 1st day of of our Festive kitty names and today is also Purrfect Pound Day. This is 7 year old Polar. Polar is…
Support our Everest Trekkers as they hike 80 miles to help BCWR 30th Nov, 2019 Posted in: Fundraising, News - Support our Everest Trekkers as they hike 80 miles to help BCWR We have some amazing supporters! 1 day ago Christine and Richard returned back from their 12 day trek to Everest Base Camp to help raise funds for the rescue. They walked about 80 miles and are now back…
Bedding Bags Appeal 30th Nov, 2019 Posted in: Appeals, News, Pawspital - Bedding Bags Appeal Duvet bags and pillow case bags are especially useful for use with heat mats for our poorly cats and kittens. How many of you are currently updating your bedding?Quite often they come in little drawstring bags. Do you have any of these bags laying around? If so…
Adopt Don’t Shop 30th Nov, 2019 Posted in: Christmas, News - Adopt Don't Shop BCWR does not advocate the buying of any animals as presents Christmas seems to be the season of buying: presents, food, decorations. BCWR does not advocate the buying of any animals as presents, and therefore our last re-homing weekend will be next weekend, 8th December.BCWR prides itself…
(Now Adopted) New Arrival: Minnie 25th Nov, 2019 Posted in: New Arrivals - (Now Adopted) New Arrival: Minnie (Now Adopted) This is 14 year old Minnie. Minnie was an owned pet however for quite some time Minnie lived outside the family home because some time ago her owners bought a dog and they didn't get on. In the last week or so Minnie…
Christmas Events 2019! 24th Nov, 2019 Posted in: Events - Christmas Events 2019!
Isla’s Letter to Santa 24th Nov, 2019 Posted in: News - Isla's Letter to Santa UPDATE: Isla got her wish and found her new home! 😸 Dear Santa, I've been such a good girl and for a 5 year old I've had things rather tough.I was handed into a vets with a sore eye cos i had been living on the…
New Arrival: Gypsy (NOW ADOPTED!) 24th Nov, 2019 Posted in: New Arrivals - New Arrival: Gypsy (NOW ADOPTED!) (NOW ADOPTED!) New arrival last night, this is 6 month old Gypsy.Poor Gypsy was handed into a vets in Bradford and served her 7 days obligatory stay at the vets whilst attempts were made to find her owner. In the meantime a member of the…
New Arrival: “Come-on” 21st Nov, 2019 Posted in: New Arrivals - New Arrival: "Come-on" This is 14year old "Come-on"Come-on was taken in years ago as a stray by an elderly lady who now sadly has had to go in a care home. Come-on is a sweet boy who would really benefit from a quiet home without any other animals where he…
(NOW ADOPTED!) New Arrivals: Ant, Dec, Myles, Caitlyn, Nadine and Roman 20th Nov, 2019 Posted in: New Arrivals - (NOW ADOPTED!) New Arrivals: Ant, Dec, Myles, Caitlyn, Nadine and Roman (NOW ADOPTED!) Here is our little celebrity family, Ant, Dec, Myles, Caitlyn, Nadine and Roman.Whilst we don't know the entire family tree history of this little bunch we believe Mum (Caitlyn) and son (Myles) have co-parented the younger kittens.…
Archive: Lawrence 19th Nov, 2019 Posted in: News - Archive: Lawrence Now adopted! 😺 New arrival @ BCWR, this is little Lawrence. Lawrence was dumped in a busy store in Bradford today, presumably by his owner.He is around 11 weeks old and when he has had all the necessary checks by our vet he will be available for adoption.…
(NOW ADOPTED!) New Arrivals: Sun, Mirror and Star 17th Nov, 2019 Posted in: New Arrivals - (NOW ADOPTED!) New Arrivals: Sun, Mirror and Star (NOW ADOPTED!) New arrivals at BCWR, this is Sun, Mirror and Star. This trio are the product of an unwanted litter and are very much under weight and are experiencing a very severe flea and worm burden.We hope in the future we…
Carrots Visits Rainbows and Brownies 15th Nov, 2019 Posted in: News - Carrots Visits Rainbows and Brownies On Wednesday 13th November 2019 Carrots visited the Rainbows and Brownies at Thackley Methodist Church. He helped teach the children about responsible pet ownership, kindness and respect for animals and others.In December Carrots is planning a Christmas party for the Rainbows at the rescue and…
Animal shelter advertises their first ‘gender neutral’ kitten – Metro 15th Nov, 2019 Posted in: Press - Animal shelter advertises their first ‘gender neutral’ kitten - Metro https://metro.co.uk/2019/11/15/animal-shelter-advertises-first-gender-neutral-kitten-11163188/ Our Dixie gathered some attention in the press after we announced them as a hermaphrodite!
Now Adopted: Bungle 13th Nov, 2019 Posted in: New Arrivals - Now Adopted: Bungle This is 20 year old Bungle. Bungles owner is has had a life threatening medical incident and is not expected to recover. We were contacted to see if we would help Bungle as no other rescues or rehoming centres could because of his age. Bungle is a…
NOW ADOPTED: Kit 13th Nov, 2019 Posted in: Adopted - NOW ADOPTED! Kit New arrival @ BCWR. This it 5 year old Kit. Kit was a very much loved member of the family however, unfortunately due to family circumstances Kit is now looking for a new home. Kit is neutered, vaccinated and comes with VAC 4 LIFE at any Vets…
Dixie Update 13th Nov, 2019 Posted in: News - Dixie Update Dixie is our first Hermaphrodite. He has spent the day in the vets having exploratory surgery to fathom what exactly his physical make up is. We have defined Dixie as gender neutral. Whilst Dixies external genitalia is female, internally it is almost certainly male. Two oddly formed structures…
New Arrival: Trumpet 13th Nov, 2019 Posted in: New Arrivals - New Arrival: Trumpet New arrival at BCWR this morning. This is little Trumpet. Trumpet was found hypothermic following falling around 10 foot from a loft space in a factory. Trumpet is around 7 days old and his chances of survival without mum are slim. Whilst the loft space is relatively…
BCWR’s Pet Photography Competition 11th Nov, 2019 Posted in: Christmas, Competitions, News - BCWR's Pet Photography Competition Christmas pet photo competition 2019. We are now taking entries for this competition. Entries are £1 per photo you can enter as many photos as you like in each category. Entries can be paid by cash at the rescue or pay pal to bcwrkittensfundraising@gmail.com Please can…
Two Kittens Are Better Than One! 11th Nov, 2019 Posted in: Fact Sheets, News - Two Kittens Are Better Than One One of the most important ways we can support the behavioral and emotional development of a kitten or a cat is to make sure they’ve got a friend. Despite the common belief that cats are solitary animals, they’re actually incredibly social beings who thrive…
June has found her Purrfect Match: Panda 10th Nov, 2019 Posted in: News, Purrfect Companions - June has found her Purrfect Match: Panda A Purr-fect Match. At 87 years young, June has met her Purrfect Companion, Panda. At 87 years young, June has met her Purrfect Companion Panda. Here at BCWR we recognise that cats can have such therapeutic values for the older community but the…
Kitty Courtesy 10th Nov, 2019 Posted in: About The Rescue, News - Kitty Courtesy Please familiarise yourself with our Kitty Courtesy Guidelines so that your visit to BCWR will be a happy one you, us and the cats we care for. We work really hard to ensure the safety and happiness of our cats and ask that you help us by following…
Carrots shows CC the ropes! 10th Nov, 2019 Posted in: News - Carrots shows CC the ropes! An update from CC and Carrots:❤Love is blind❤ Here is Carrots is teaching CC the ropes❤
We Will Remember Them. 9th Nov, 2019 Posted in: Fact Sheets, News, Uncategorized - We Will Remember Them. Remembrance Day 2019. Remembering those animals who gave their all alongside humans during wars past and present. This weekend, we remember the ending of the First World War.Before 1914, wars had mainly been fought by cavalries - soldiers who fought on horseback using swords and guns.…
The Power of his Paws 9th Nov, 2019 Posted in: News - The Power of his Paws Carrots has been busy again today volunteering at Bradfords' Marie Curie Hospice. He visited patients on the ward, visitors and staff on the ward were very happy to see him. In the final hours of life not only did carrots bring warmth and comfort to…
Sleepy CC 8th Nov, 2019 Posted in: News, Pawspital - Sleepy CC CC would like to give you a little update on how she is doing..... currently on my bed!! As you can see in the photos against the odds she is coming on in leaps and bounds.CC, still unable to eat conventional kitten food, she has surprised us all.She…
Purrfect Pound Day! 1st Nov, 2019 Posted in: Appeals, News - Wotsit's Purrfect Pound Day Wotsit hopes you can please spare just £1 to help. 😻😻 It’s the 1st November so it’s Purrrfect Pound Day here at BCWR 😻😻 This is little Wotsit who is just 4 weeks old and has been affected by the loss of all his siblings. Wotsit…
Halloween Safety 30th Oct, 2019 Posted in: Fact Sheets - Halloween Safety Keep Sweets and Chocolate Away from Pets. With bowls of sweets dotted about, and packets of sweets left strewn around, it is very easy for your pets to gobble down something they shouldn’t. It is up to you to make sure your pets don’t ingest any chocolate or…
Operation ‘Christmas Cat’ Shoe Box Appeal 28th Oct, 2019 Posted in: Appeals, Christmas, Events, News - Operation 'Christmas Cat' Shoe Box Appeal Can you help with our Christmas Appeal? Maybe you could share this with your friends, colleagues, and family and together help our cats and kittens at BCWR have a fantastic Christmas. Wrapped Boxes can be dropped off at the rescue on weekends between 1pm…
Children and Bereavement 28th Oct, 2019 Posted in: Fact Sheets, Paws at Peace - Children and Bereavement A child’s first experience of bereavement – whether they are dealing with the loss of a parent, grandparent or even a beloved pet – can be a confusing and scary time. One way we can open up those conversations and start to explain death and dying is…
New Arrival: Ellerton 24th Oct, 2019 Posted in: New Arrivals - New Arrival: Ellerton (NOW ADOPTED) New arrival @BCWR tonight.This is Ellerton.Ellerton is around 15 weeks old and just look at his mucky paws from trawling the streets of Bradford fighting for survival.Ellerton will now receive all the love and care he needs and soon we hope he will feel better…
Jigsaw 21st Oct, 2019 Posted in: News, Paws at Peace - Jigsaw now joins our Paws at Peace Jigsaw: from being a very frightened cat to one of our most loving and affectionate family members. At BCWR we pride ourselves in the care we give all our cats. Regardless of age, disability, cost of care or or time required we aim…
New Arrivals: Ip, Dip, and Doo 20th Oct, 2019 Posted in: New Arrivals - New Arrivals: Ip, Dip, and Doo New arrivals @BCWR. lp, Dip and Doo This little trio are literally clinging onto life. With not enough fur to keep their fragile little bodies warm, rejected by mum, clearly born prematurely and with little chance of survival we will absolutley try our best…
Archive: Drooper, Zazuum, Snorkey and Bingo 19th Oct, 2019 Posted in: News - Archive: Drooper, Zazuum, Snorkey and Bingo These little ones are all no longer available for adoption. New arrivals today Drooper, Zazuum, Snorkey and Bingo. These 4 kittens, who arrived in a banana box are almost 9 weeks old and are the product of yet another unwanted litter. We hope that…
New Arrival: Chloe 16th Oct, 2019 Posted in: New Arrivals - New Arrival: Chloe New arrival this evening @BCWR. This is 5 year old Chloe. Chloe has just been rescued by police officers following a welfare visit, due to concerns raised by a support worker who could not gain access to the property in the usual way. It is believed that…
New Arrivals: 7 Dwarfs 16th Oct, 2019 Posted in: New Arrivals - New Arrivals: 7 Dwarfs New unexpected arrivals @BCWR. This is Sneezy, Sleepy, Grumpy, Bashful, Happy, Dopey and Doc., our 7 Little Dwarfs. When we were asked for help today, we were told these little kittens were 8 weeks old however if they are, they are very small and underweight. Mum…
New Arrival: Matte Black 14th Oct, 2019 Posted in: New Arrivals - New Arrival: Matte Black New arrival @ BCWR today, This is Matte Black. Matte was found in Bradford with a small paint pot stuck on his head. Following a careful clean up reveals a sweet affectionate boy who just simply craves hugs and attention. Matte is around 14 weeks old…
Now Adopted: Flamingo 13th Oct, 2019 Posted in: New Arrivals - Now Adopted: Flamingo New arrival @ BCWR today. This is 8 week old Flamingo. Flamingo was a very much unwanted pet and was at great risk of being dumped right next to one of Bradfords busiest roads. We currently do not know when little Flamingo will available for adoption and…
New Arrival: Choo Choo 9th Oct, 2019 Posted in: New Arrivals - New Arrival: Choo Choo New arrival today @ BCWR, this is little Choo Choo. This poor little bundle of fluff is only 4 to 5 weeks old and was a bit of a "surprise find" for train staff in the early hours this morning. It is believed that Choo Choo…
CC Update: Playful & Happy 3rd Oct, 2019 Posted in: Pawspital - CC Update: Playful & Happy CC update!How amazing is our CC doing?No eyes.Poor dental development. Unable to eat due to her malformed tongue. Being syringe fed every 2 - 3 hours . Yet she is sweet, playful, happy, gaining lots of weight, now using a litter tray, climbing, chasing toys…