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Silver Whiskers: Suzie 9th Oct, 2021 Posted in: Silver Whiskers - Silver Whiskers: Suzie This is sweet Suzie. Suzie is 19 years and had lived in her family home since she was 2 weeks old.The family home can no longer care for Suzie due to family illness. Suzie is so so sweet and affectionate and with the support of the rescue…
New Arrival: Emerald 9th Oct, 2021 Posted in: New Arrivals - New Arrival: Emerald New arrival @BCWRThis is Emerald.Emerald is 2 years old and is a sweet boy. Here at BCWR we are committed to rescuing any cat at risk regardless of age, breed, colour, needs or disability. Unlike some other rescues we place no higher value on a cat of…
Lavender Update 8th Oct, 2021 Posted in: News - Lavender Update 💜Lavender Update💜It is just over 1 week since Lavender arrived with us.Lavender is doing really well and after a lot of brushing several times a day the purple is fading. Lavender really has had a lucky escape with no real damage done. Potentially she could have had burns,…
Pen-y-ghent Update 7th Oct, 2021 Posted in: News - Pen-y-ghent Update ❤Pen-y-ghent update❤ Pen-y-ghent has been with us @ BCWR over 9 weeks days now since we rescued her from under a car just outside Leeds. It is believed that she has been either punched or kicked brutally and viciously which left her with life threatening injuries. 💙 Pen-y-ghent…
Mr ChaCha Slide 3rd Oct, 2021 Posted in: News - Mr ChaCha Slide ❤Most of us share an intense love and bond with our animal companions, so it’s natural to feel devastated by feelings of grief and sadness when a cherished pet dies. ❤This week @ BCWR we have been truly affected by a very sudden and unexpected death within…
Manisha’s Slide and Glide Half Mile Marathon! 3rd Oct, 2021 Posted in: Appeals - Manisha's Slide and Glide Half Mile Marathon! Sponsor Manisha for her Ride and Glide Half Mile Marathon! Many of you have followed Manisha, our beautiful girl that we rescued from Dubai if you haven't heard about Manisha here is her story. Manisha was left for dead on the streets of…
Cotton Socks Update 2nd Oct, 2021 Posted in: News - Cotton Socks Update ❤Cotton Socks update.🧡Cotton Socks has now been with us 32 days.Unbeknown to us at the time of rescue she was an owned pet. She was brought to us by her "owner" and had been owned, 4 years since a kitten. 💚On arrival with us she has a…
Jack Update 30th Sep, 2021 Posted in: News - Jack Update Beautiful Jack is such a gentle gent and has been in the rescue 3 years and is 12 years old.Jack has no eyes.Over the last few weeks we have noticed a deterioration in his condition and did not delay in getting him checked out.He had blood tests and…
Lavender Update 30th Sep, 2021 Posted in: News - Lavender Update 💜Lavender Update.💜Lavender has had a settled day and has been fully assessed by our vets.Despite her appearance Lavender currently has no serious injuries resulting from her ordeal. We will continue to monitor her breathing, mouth, eyes, skin and genital areas for deterioration and complications that may develop. As…
New Arrival: Lavender 30th Sep, 2021 Posted in: New Arrivals - New Arrival: Lavender New arrival @ BCWR.This is little Lavender.She is around 6 weeks old.Lavender arrived with us at 4am when a child in a children's home was found by staff with a "wet kitten". When the kitten arrived with us we bathed, dried and warmed the kitten up and…
Thank You from Mr Tumble 27th Sep, 2021 Posted in: News - Thank You from Mr Tumble Thankyou from Mr Tumble. Mr Tumble would like to say a big thankyou to the 5 lovely people who bought him a play dome. Whilst he can only use one dome at once, like is likely he will need " one to wash and one…
Mr Tumble Update 26th Sep, 2021 Posted in: News - Mr Tumble Update Here is Mr. TUMBLE, sat up on his own (almost) learning how to balance in this afternoons physiotherapy and enrichment session. He is placed in the Donut Ring and supported in a sitting position.It is hoped that on the coming weeks he will safely be able to…
2020 BCWR Calendar 26th Sep, 2021 Posted in: Appeals - 2020 BCWR Calendar THE BCWR CALENDAR 2022 LAUNCH IS HERE2021 has been equally as difficult as 2020 … its been a tough year and behind the scenes at BCWR we have really had some battles this year. The rise in immense cruelty and neglect that we have witnessed has been…
Pawspital Sneak Peak 1st Sep, 2021 Posted in: News - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DxmuSqXGV60 Here is a sneak peek around our Critical Care Unit … also known as our Pawspital here @ BCWR. We have never had so many critically ill cats and kittens requiring such a high level of intensive care. As a rescue this is what we seem to have developed…
Betty 31st Aug, 2021 Posted in: New Arrivals - Betty New arrival @ BCWR This is little Betty. Betty was brought to us as a poorly stray from the BD3 area of Bradford. When we admit a cat to the rescue, we have a legal surrender document that the finder/ owner must complete. When Betty arrived with us we…
Cotton Socks 31st Aug, 2021 Posted in: New Arrivals - Cotton Socks New arrival @ BCWR This is 4 year old Cotton Socks. Cotton arrived with us injured, severely dehydrated, offensive mucus around her back end and full of fleas. She has been living in the BD7 area and has had multiple litters of kittens. Apparently on Friday she gave…
Tobias Update 29th Aug, 2021 Posted in: News - Tobias Update Tobias had almost 4 hours emergency surgery yesterday afternoon at Calder Vets for a severely damaged and degloved jaw injury. Tobias has had to have a oesophageol tube placed and is nil by mouth for the foreseeable future. I just want to say a massive thankyou to everyone…
Tobias – Fund Raising Appeal 27th Aug, 2021 Posted in: Appeals - Tobias - Fund Raising Appeal At BCWR we never quite know what is around the corner.Today we were contacted by staff at Calder Vets in Dewsbury who have a critically ill cat in their care. Tobias has been involved in a road accident and needs urgent life saving surgery to…
Jimmy Update – Health and a Forever Family 27th Aug, 2021 Posted in: News - Jimmy Update - Health and a Forever Family Who remembers Jimmy Sore Paws who arrived with us 7 weeks ago.We think that Jimmy waded through a caustic substance causing much damage and pain not only to his paws but also him mouth too from licking the substance off his paws.…
Belle 24th Aug, 2021 Posted in: News - Belle This is Beautiful Belle.Belle is one of our nervous and independent cats @ BCWR and has been with us almost two and a half years.Belle became unwell Tuesday morning and we rushed her to the vets.Following blood tests, examinations and observation it seems that Belle has become very constipated…
Mr McFlurry 24th Aug, 2021 Posted in: News - Mr McFlurry New arrival at BCWR.This is Mr McFlurry. (Guess what I eating when he arrived).This little bundle of 2-3 week cuteness was brought to us by local officers from West Yorkshire Police.The details of this rescue are of a very sinister nature. The police removed the kitten from a…
Manisha Update 19th Aug, 2021 Posted in: News - Manisha Update Manisha has had a very busy day today. In between interviews with BBC Radio Leeds this morning at 7.30am, BBC Look North at 1.30pm & also the evening bulletin... She has also been to visit the lovely team at the amazing Northcote Vets. We now have a plan…
Pen-y-ghent Update 18th Aug, 2021 Posted in: News - Pen-y-ghent Update ❤Pen-y-ghent update❤ Pen-y-ghent has been with us @ BCWR just 17 days now since we rescued her from under a car in Leeds. It is now believed  that she has been either punched or kicked brutally and viciously which left her with life threatening injuries. In the 1st image…
Manisha’s Mobility Scooter 17th Aug, 2021 Posted in: News - Manisha's Mobility Scooter https://youtu.be/Fdl8UrsEFFA Today we are delighted to have been able to spend time with Manisha helping her get used to her new walking aid. We plan to support Manisha in her "mobility scooter" everyday to help her build up stamina and strength for what ever lies ahead in…
Manisha Update 15th Aug, 2021 Posted in: News - Manisha Update Many of you will have seen that little Manisha arrived with us late on Fri evening after a 30hour journey from Dubai. As you can see she is already settling into rescue life We hope by the end of this week that we will have a full plan…
Butterbean Update 13th Aug, 2021 Posted in: News - Butterbean Update It's 4 days since Butterbean arrived with us following a horrific incident involving a dog and potentially additional violent force. Butterbean has suffered a fractured spine and unknown damage to his nerves. This evening Butterbean surprised us by standing to eat his supper…then spent 10 minutes washing himself……
Bella-dust 13th Aug, 2021 Posted in: News - This is little Bella-Dust Bella was found off canal Road yesterday by a works yard. She is extremely emaciated, dehydrated, full of fleas… like I have NEVER seen before and the worst case of anaemia we have ever witnessed in the rescue. Bella has been seen by our vets twice.…
Manisha Update 12th Aug, 2021 Posted in: News - On the 5th of July we announced that we had made a huge decision to rescue a paralysed cat from Dubai…. well tonight she will start her journey to the UK and she is Currently waiting to board the plane in UAE. In Dubai, rescue centres are not permitted and…
Pen-y-Ghent Update 12th Aug, 2021 Posted in: News - ❤Pen-y-ghent update❤ 💙It is exactly 7 days since Pen-y-ghent underwent major and complex surgery to rebuild and repair her fractured jaw. Both top and bottom jaw were shattered and almost 5 hours of painstaking surgery was performed to save her life. She is in the early stage of her recovery…
Butterbean Update 11th Aug, 2021 Posted in: News - Butterbean Update. Little Old Butterbean has been with us a couple of days now following possibly being attacked by an Akita . Yesterday he had a full clinical examination and xrays and today we discussed the results in full. Butterbean has a very bad spinal fracture consistant with being swung…
Jimmy Update 11th Aug, 2021 Posted in: News - Jimmy had now been with us for exactly 5 weeks. Jimmy arrived with us bearing the most horrific burns to his paws and mouth. We believe this was accidental injury due to the even thickness of the burns .. and most likely he waded through a carelessly spilt corrosive liquid…
Butterbean 9th Aug, 2021 Posted in: News - New arrival today @ BCWR This is Butterbean who was brought to the rescue late this afternoon. His " finder" believes that he has been attacked by a Japanese Akita. Whilst on the surface he doesn't look terribly ill underneath there are so many life threatening complications. First and foremost…
Lohan 9th Aug, 2021 Posted in: News - New arrival @ BCWR. This is little Lohan. Lohan was found injured on the streets yesterday …. a few steps away from where our lovely Pen-y-ghent was found one week ago. Lohan has sustained a complex injury called an Avulsed lower lip … which is basically a degloved injury of…
Pen-y-Ghent Update 7th Aug, 2021 Posted in: News - Pen-y-Ghent Update It's a day since this little girl was brought home from the vets following very complex and life saving surgery. When under anesthetic it was abundantly clear that her injuries and condition was far more sinister than we first thought. Aside of horrific infection, Pen-y-ghent has an open…
Buttercup Update 6th Aug, 2021 Posted in: News - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FGi_S6Fz6YI Broken leg…errrr… hello…. 2 broken bones Buttercup 💛Buttercup update💛 8 week old Buttercup has been with us just 18 days and recent xrays revealed a broken tibia and fibula in her left hind leg…. could someone please remind Buttercup that she is on strict cage rest for 6 weeks…
Pen-y-ghent Update 5th Aug, 2021 Posted in: News - Pen-y-Ghent Update Today we have had a very exhausting and emotionally draining day at the rescue. Many of you will have seen our recent admission Pen-y-ghent who had severe infection in her mouth yet had to be stabilised prior to anesthesia, xrays and surgery. Pen-y-ghent has spent the last few…
Pen-y-ghent Update 5th Aug, 2021 Posted in: Uncategorized - Pen-y-ghent Update Up bright and early this morning @ BCWR.Today we are preparing Pen-y-ghent for major emergency dental surgery. She has been with us just 3 days and whilst we do not know exactly the root cause Pen-y-ghent came to us as an injured and very poorly stray cat from…
Jimmy Update 4th Aug, 2021 Posted in: News - Jimmy Update Little Jimmy has been with us exactly 4 weeks now. When Jimmy arrived he had the most horrific burns on his paws then a couple of days later developed excruciating lesions in his mouth. Jimmy's paws are almost fully healed now and Jimmy decided last night that he…
This is Pen-y-ghent 2nd Aug, 2021 Posted in: Uncategorized - This is Pen-y-ghent New arrival @BCWRThis is Pen-y-ghent. This little lady arrived with us yesterday following being found wedged under a car in a busy street near Leeds. Little P had been there for several hours before anyone realised how ill she was and called us for help. Initially, due…
Timid Tigers 1st Aug, 2021 Posted in: News - Timid Tigers Not all kittens want to be cuddled and picked up!!!! At BCWR we are often overwhelmed with people wanting to adopt a kitten. Often we find that people have a colour, fur length, age and sex preference in mind.Nearly all our adopters want a kitten that will instantly…
Another Sleepless Night.. 1st Aug, 2021 Posted in: News - Another Sleepless Night.. Another sleepless night, feeding and supervising naughty Jimmy, feeding kittens, keeping an eye on all out intensive care kitties in our Pawspital This is the price those of us in rescue pay. It’s not just time and money - although we would all be richer if we…
Abraham Update 29th Jul, 2021 Posted in: News - Abraham Update Abraham is blind and at 18 years old he was found wandering in Leeds.Every possible attempt has been made to try and locate his owner… and we are guessing that either his owner has died or simply does not want to be found. Abraham is very sweet natured,…
Jimmy Update 29th Jul, 2021 Posted in: News - Jimmy Update Jimmy has been with us 23 days now and he is such a cheeky sweetheart.When he arrived he could barely stand up due to his sore paws.A short while later he developed the most horrific lesions in his mouth which suggests he had accidentally waded through a corrosive…
Buttercup Update 28th Jul, 2021 Posted in: News - Buttercup Update 9 days ago this little lady came to us following being found in a park field.We have managed to trace her owner however she doesn't feel equipped to take any responsibility for her.From her arriving with us at less than 6 weels old we highly suspected that she…
Geisha 24th Jul, 2021 Posted in: News - Geisha This is Geisha.She is around 8 days old.Geisha is part of a motherless litter and has serious neurological problems.She constantly twitches, "air sucks" claps and has mini seizure like episodes.This is so so unfair.There are so many abandoned abused and neglected kittens.You may think little Geisha is cute… however…
Smudge Update 23rd Jul, 2021 Posted in: News - Smudge Update Smudge is 17 years young and has been in the rescue for 256 days now.Smudge holds the record for being the hardest cat to rehome in the history of BCWR.17 year old, black, a little cantankerous, and certainly not one that will jump into a new owners arms.…
Lillian 22nd Jul, 2021 Posted in: New Arrivals - Lillian New arrival @ BCWRThis is little old Lillian.Lillian is blind and was found wandering round the streets in Leeds, circling, bumping into things and wandering into the road.Volunteers rushed to her aid last night and we did discover She is microchipped however the contact details are upto date.Apart from…
Jimmy Update 21st Jul, 2021 Posted in: News - Jimmy Update ❤🖤❤Jimmy Update ❤🖤❤ Jimmy has been with us now for 2 weeks. ❤He came in initially with horrendous burns to his paws. 🧡Since his arrival his paws are beginning to heal. Whilst we never knew how Jimmy was so badly injured we initially thought that Jimmy had jumped on…
Heat Stroke in Cats 21st Jul, 2021 Posted in: Fact Sheets - Heat Stroke in Cats Heat stroke in cats: how can I cool my cat down in warm weather? 2 min read Approved by: John Ambler BVM&S MRCVS  Edward Davies BVSc MRCVS  Heat stroke in cats is a bigger threat than you may think. Although our feline friends descend from desert…
Tugboat Update 21st Jul, 2021 Posted in: News - Tugboat Update 5 year old Tugboat has been under the care of the rescue for 8 weeks following being a stray for months in a volunteers garden. Over the last 8 weeks Tugs has become a little cuddle bug and has gone from being a nervous and timid kitty to…
Silver Whiskers: Suzie 9th Oct, 2021 Posted in: Silver Whiskers - Silver Whiskers: Suzie This is sweet Suzie. Suzie is 19 years and had lived in her family home since she was 2 weeks old.The family home can no longer care for Suzie due to family illness. Suzie is so so sweet and affectionate and with the support of the rescue…
New Arrival: Emerald 9th Oct, 2021 Posted in: New Arrivals - New Arrival: Emerald New arrival @BCWRThis is Emerald.Emerald is 2 years old and is a sweet boy. Here at BCWR we are committed to rescuing any cat at risk regardless of age, breed, colour, needs or disability. Unlike some other rescues we place no higher value on a cat of…
Lavender Update 8th Oct, 2021 Posted in: News - Lavender Update 💜Lavender Update💜It is just over 1 week since Lavender arrived with us.Lavender is doing really well and after a lot of brushing several times a day the purple is fading. Lavender really has had a lucky escape with no real damage done. Potentially she could have had burns,…
Pen-y-ghent Update 7th Oct, 2021 Posted in: News - Pen-y-ghent Update ❤Pen-y-ghent update❤ Pen-y-ghent has been with us @ BCWR over 9 weeks days now since we rescued her from under a car just outside Leeds. It is believed that she has been either punched or kicked brutally and viciously which left her with life threatening injuries. 💙 Pen-y-ghent…
Mr ChaCha Slide 3rd Oct, 2021 Posted in: News - Mr ChaCha Slide ❤Most of us share an intense love and bond with our animal companions, so it’s natural to feel devastated by feelings of grief and sadness when a cherished pet dies. ❤This week @ BCWR we have been truly affected by a very sudden and unexpected death within…
Manisha’s Slide and Glide Half Mile Marathon! 3rd Oct, 2021 Posted in: Appeals - Manisha's Slide and Glide Half Mile Marathon! Sponsor Manisha for her Ride and Glide Half Mile Marathon! Many of you have followed Manisha, our beautiful girl that we rescued from Dubai if you haven't heard about Manisha here is her story. Manisha was left for dead on the streets of…
Cotton Socks Update 2nd Oct, 2021 Posted in: News - Cotton Socks Update ❤Cotton Socks update.🧡Cotton Socks has now been with us 32 days.Unbeknown to us at the time of rescue she was an owned pet. She was brought to us by her "owner" and had been owned, 4 years since a kitten. 💚On arrival with us she has a…
Jack Update 30th Sep, 2021 Posted in: News - Jack Update Beautiful Jack is such a gentle gent and has been in the rescue 3 years and is 12 years old.Jack has no eyes.Over the last few weeks we have noticed a deterioration in his condition and did not delay in getting him checked out.He had blood tests and…
Lavender Update 30th Sep, 2021 Posted in: News - Lavender Update 💜Lavender Update.💜Lavender has had a settled day and has been fully assessed by our vets.Despite her appearance Lavender currently has no serious injuries resulting from her ordeal. We will continue to monitor her breathing, mouth, eyes, skin and genital areas for deterioration and complications that may develop. As…
New Arrival: Lavender 30th Sep, 2021 Posted in: New Arrivals - New Arrival: Lavender New arrival @ BCWR.This is little Lavender.She is around 6 weeks old.Lavender arrived with us at 4am when a child in a children's home was found by staff with a "wet kitten". When the kitten arrived with us we bathed, dried and warmed the kitten up and…
Thank You from Mr Tumble 27th Sep, 2021 Posted in: News - Thank You from Mr Tumble Thankyou from Mr Tumble. Mr Tumble would like to say a big thankyou to the 5 lovely people who bought him a play dome. Whilst he can only use one dome at once, like is likely he will need " one to wash and one…
Mr Tumble Update 26th Sep, 2021 Posted in: News - Mr Tumble Update Here is Mr. TUMBLE, sat up on his own (almost) learning how to balance in this afternoons physiotherapy and enrichment session. He is placed in the Donut Ring and supported in a sitting position.It is hoped that on the coming weeks he will safely be able to…
2020 BCWR Calendar 26th Sep, 2021 Posted in: Appeals - 2020 BCWR Calendar THE BCWR CALENDAR 2022 LAUNCH IS HERE2021 has been equally as difficult as 2020 … its been a tough year and behind the scenes at BCWR we have really had some battles this year. The rise in immense cruelty and neglect that we have witnessed has been…
Pawspital Sneak Peak 1st Sep, 2021 Posted in: News - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DxmuSqXGV60 Here is a sneak peek around our Critical Care Unit … also known as our Pawspital here @ BCWR. We have never had so many critically ill cats and kittens requiring such a high level of intensive care. As a rescue this is what we seem to have developed…
Betty 31st Aug, 2021 Posted in: New Arrivals - Betty New arrival @ BCWR This is little Betty. Betty was brought to us as a poorly stray from the BD3 area of Bradford. When we admit a cat to the rescue, we have a legal surrender document that the finder/ owner must complete. When Betty arrived with us we…
Cotton Socks 31st Aug, 2021 Posted in: New Arrivals - Cotton Socks New arrival @ BCWR This is 4 year old Cotton Socks. Cotton arrived with us injured, severely dehydrated, offensive mucus around her back end and full of fleas. She has been living in the BD7 area and has had multiple litters of kittens. Apparently on Friday she gave…
Tobias Update 29th Aug, 2021 Posted in: News - Tobias Update Tobias had almost 4 hours emergency surgery yesterday afternoon at Calder Vets for a severely damaged and degloved jaw injury. Tobias has had to have a oesophageol tube placed and is nil by mouth for the foreseeable future. I just want to say a massive thankyou to everyone…
Tobias – Fund Raising Appeal 27th Aug, 2021 Posted in: Appeals - Tobias - Fund Raising Appeal At BCWR we never quite know what is around the corner.Today we were contacted by staff at Calder Vets in Dewsbury who have a critically ill cat in their care. Tobias has been involved in a road accident and needs urgent life saving surgery to…
Jimmy Update – Health and a Forever Family 27th Aug, 2021 Posted in: News - Jimmy Update - Health and a Forever Family Who remembers Jimmy Sore Paws who arrived with us 7 weeks ago.We think that Jimmy waded through a caustic substance causing much damage and pain not only to his paws but also him mouth too from licking the substance off his paws.…
Belle 24th Aug, 2021 Posted in: News - Belle This is Beautiful Belle.Belle is one of our nervous and independent cats @ BCWR and has been with us almost two and a half years.Belle became unwell Tuesday morning and we rushed her to the vets.Following blood tests, examinations and observation it seems that Belle has become very constipated…
Mr McFlurry 24th Aug, 2021 Posted in: News - Mr McFlurry New arrival at BCWR.This is Mr McFlurry. (Guess what I eating when he arrived).This little bundle of 2-3 week cuteness was brought to us by local officers from West Yorkshire Police.The details of this rescue are of a very sinister nature. The police removed the kitten from a…
Manisha Update 19th Aug, 2021 Posted in: News - Manisha Update Manisha has had a very busy day today. In between interviews with BBC Radio Leeds this morning at 7.30am, BBC Look North at 1.30pm & also the evening bulletin... She has also been to visit the lovely team at the amazing Northcote Vets. We now have a plan…
Pen-y-ghent Update 18th Aug, 2021 Posted in: News - Pen-y-ghent Update ❤Pen-y-ghent update❤ Pen-y-ghent has been with us @ BCWR just 17 days now since we rescued her from under a car in Leeds. It is now believed  that she has been either punched or kicked brutally and viciously which left her with life threatening injuries. In the 1st image…
Manisha’s Mobility Scooter 17th Aug, 2021 Posted in: News - Manisha's Mobility Scooter https://youtu.be/Fdl8UrsEFFA Today we are delighted to have been able to spend time with Manisha helping her get used to her new walking aid. We plan to support Manisha in her "mobility scooter" everyday to help her build up stamina and strength for what ever lies ahead in…
Manisha Update 15th Aug, 2021 Posted in: News - Manisha Update Many of you will have seen that little Manisha arrived with us late on Fri evening after a 30hour journey from Dubai. As you can see she is already settling into rescue life We hope by the end of this week that we will have a full plan…
Butterbean Update 13th Aug, 2021 Posted in: News - Butterbean Update It's 4 days since Butterbean arrived with us following a horrific incident involving a dog and potentially additional violent force. Butterbean has suffered a fractured spine and unknown damage to his nerves. This evening Butterbean surprised us by standing to eat his supper…then spent 10 minutes washing himself……
Bella-dust 13th Aug, 2021 Posted in: News - This is little Bella-Dust Bella was found off canal Road yesterday by a works yard. She is extremely emaciated, dehydrated, full of fleas… like I have NEVER seen before and the worst case of anaemia we have ever witnessed in the rescue. Bella has been seen by our vets twice.…
Manisha Update 12th Aug, 2021 Posted in: News - On the 5th of July we announced that we had made a huge decision to rescue a paralysed cat from Dubai…. well tonight she will start her journey to the UK and she is Currently waiting to board the plane in UAE. In Dubai, rescue centres are not permitted and…
Pen-y-Ghent Update 12th Aug, 2021 Posted in: News - ❤Pen-y-ghent update❤ 💙It is exactly 7 days since Pen-y-ghent underwent major and complex surgery to rebuild and repair her fractured jaw. Both top and bottom jaw were shattered and almost 5 hours of painstaking surgery was performed to save her life. She is in the early stage of her recovery…
Butterbean Update 11th Aug, 2021 Posted in: News - Butterbean Update. Little Old Butterbean has been with us a couple of days now following possibly being attacked by an Akita . Yesterday he had a full clinical examination and xrays and today we discussed the results in full. Butterbean has a very bad spinal fracture consistant with being swung…
Jimmy Update 11th Aug, 2021 Posted in: News - Jimmy had now been with us for exactly 5 weeks. Jimmy arrived with us bearing the most horrific burns to his paws and mouth. We believe this was accidental injury due to the even thickness of the burns .. and most likely he waded through a carelessly spilt corrosive liquid…
Butterbean 9th Aug, 2021 Posted in: News - New arrival today @ BCWR This is Butterbean who was brought to the rescue late this afternoon. His " finder" believes that he has been attacked by a Japanese Akita. Whilst on the surface he doesn't look terribly ill underneath there are so many life threatening complications. First and foremost…
Lohan 9th Aug, 2021 Posted in: News - New arrival @ BCWR. This is little Lohan. Lohan was found injured on the streets yesterday …. a few steps away from where our lovely Pen-y-ghent was found one week ago. Lohan has sustained a complex injury called an Avulsed lower lip … which is basically a degloved injury of…
Pen-y-Ghent Update 7th Aug, 2021 Posted in: News - Pen-y-Ghent Update It's a day since this little girl was brought home from the vets following very complex and life saving surgery. When under anesthetic it was abundantly clear that her injuries and condition was far more sinister than we first thought. Aside of horrific infection, Pen-y-ghent has an open…
Buttercup Update 6th Aug, 2021 Posted in: News - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FGi_S6Fz6YI Broken leg…errrr… hello…. 2 broken bones Buttercup 💛Buttercup update💛 8 week old Buttercup has been with us just 18 days and recent xrays revealed a broken tibia and fibula in her left hind leg…. could someone please remind Buttercup that she is on strict cage rest for 6 weeks…
Pen-y-ghent Update 5th Aug, 2021 Posted in: News - Pen-y-Ghent Update Today we have had a very exhausting and emotionally draining day at the rescue. Many of you will have seen our recent admission Pen-y-ghent who had severe infection in her mouth yet had to be stabilised prior to anesthesia, xrays and surgery. Pen-y-ghent has spent the last few…
Pen-y-ghent Update 5th Aug, 2021 Posted in: Uncategorized - Pen-y-ghent Update Up bright and early this morning @ BCWR.Today we are preparing Pen-y-ghent for major emergency dental surgery. She has been with us just 3 days and whilst we do not know exactly the root cause Pen-y-ghent came to us as an injured and very poorly stray cat from…
Jimmy Update 4th Aug, 2021 Posted in: News - Jimmy Update Little Jimmy has been with us exactly 4 weeks now. When Jimmy arrived he had the most horrific burns on his paws then a couple of days later developed excruciating lesions in his mouth. Jimmy's paws are almost fully healed now and Jimmy decided last night that he…
This is Pen-y-ghent 2nd Aug, 2021 Posted in: Uncategorized - This is Pen-y-ghent New arrival @BCWRThis is Pen-y-ghent. This little lady arrived with us yesterday following being found wedged under a car in a busy street near Leeds. Little P had been there for several hours before anyone realised how ill she was and called us for help. Initially, due…
Timid Tigers 1st Aug, 2021 Posted in: News - Timid Tigers Not all kittens want to be cuddled and picked up!!!! At BCWR we are often overwhelmed with people wanting to adopt a kitten. Often we find that people have a colour, fur length, age and sex preference in mind.Nearly all our adopters want a kitten that will instantly…
Another Sleepless Night.. 1st Aug, 2021 Posted in: News - Another Sleepless Night.. Another sleepless night, feeding and supervising naughty Jimmy, feeding kittens, keeping an eye on all out intensive care kitties in our Pawspital This is the price those of us in rescue pay. It’s not just time and money - although we would all be richer if we…
Abraham Update 29th Jul, 2021 Posted in: News - Abraham Update Abraham is blind and at 18 years old he was found wandering in Leeds.Every possible attempt has been made to try and locate his owner… and we are guessing that either his owner has died or simply does not want to be found. Abraham is very sweet natured,…
Jimmy Update 29th Jul, 2021 Posted in: News - Jimmy Update Jimmy has been with us 23 days now and he is such a cheeky sweetheart.When he arrived he could barely stand up due to his sore paws.A short while later he developed the most horrific lesions in his mouth which suggests he had accidentally waded through a corrosive…
Buttercup Update 28th Jul, 2021 Posted in: News - Buttercup Update 9 days ago this little lady came to us following being found in a park field.We have managed to trace her owner however she doesn't feel equipped to take any responsibility for her.From her arriving with us at less than 6 weels old we highly suspected that she…
Geisha 24th Jul, 2021 Posted in: News - Geisha This is Geisha.She is around 8 days old.Geisha is part of a motherless litter and has serious neurological problems.She constantly twitches, "air sucks" claps and has mini seizure like episodes.This is so so unfair.There are so many abandoned abused and neglected kittens.You may think little Geisha is cute… however…
Smudge Update 23rd Jul, 2021 Posted in: News - Smudge Update Smudge is 17 years young and has been in the rescue for 256 days now.Smudge holds the record for being the hardest cat to rehome in the history of BCWR.17 year old, black, a little cantankerous, and certainly not one that will jump into a new owners arms.…
Lillian 22nd Jul, 2021 Posted in: New Arrivals - Lillian New arrival @ BCWRThis is little old Lillian.Lillian is blind and was found wandering round the streets in Leeds, circling, bumping into things and wandering into the road.Volunteers rushed to her aid last night and we did discover She is microchipped however the contact details are upto date.Apart from…
Jimmy Update 21st Jul, 2021 Posted in: News - Jimmy Update ❤🖤❤Jimmy Update ❤🖤❤ Jimmy has been with us now for 2 weeks. ❤He came in initially with horrendous burns to his paws. 🧡Since his arrival his paws are beginning to heal. Whilst we never knew how Jimmy was so badly injured we initially thought that Jimmy had jumped on…
Heat Stroke in Cats 21st Jul, 2021 Posted in: Fact Sheets - Heat Stroke in Cats Heat stroke in cats: how can I cool my cat down in warm weather? 2 min read Approved by: John Ambler BVM&S MRCVS  Edward Davies BVSc MRCVS  Heat stroke in cats is a bigger threat than you may think. Although our feline friends descend from desert…
Tugboat Update 21st Jul, 2021 Posted in: News - Tugboat Update 5 year old Tugboat has been under the care of the rescue for 8 weeks following being a stray for months in a volunteers garden. Over the last 8 weeks Tugs has become a little cuddle bug and has gone from being a nervous and timid kitty to…

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