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New Arrival: Poppy 12th Jul, 2020 Posted in: New Arrivals - New Arrival: Poppy 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 settled family…
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: 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 with the…
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 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 are often…
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 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 spots because…
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 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 the police…
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 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. Eric had surgery to clean up all his multiple wounds and is now recovering well.This morning I removed his stitches… and…
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…
New Arrival: Poppy 12th Jul, 2020 Posted in: New Arrivals - New Arrival: Poppy 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 settled family…
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: 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 with the…
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 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 are often…
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 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 spots because…
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 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 the police…
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 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. Eric had surgery to clean up all his multiple wounds and is now recovering well.This morning I removed his stitches… and…
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…

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