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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 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 BCWR) however…
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 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 Kane.
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…
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 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 BCWR) however…
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 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 Kane.
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…

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