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New Arrival: Nessie 28th Feb, 2021 Posted in: New Arrivals - New Arrival: Nessie New arrival at BCWR.This is 15 year old Nessie. Nessie came to us very late last night.We were contacted by police officers who were investigating a sudden death of an individual who lived alone. Whilst next of kin have been contacted they are currently hundreds of miles…
Busy Birthing for Fiona! 28th Feb, 2021 Posted in: News - Busy Birthing for Fiona! https://youtu.be/VGxf1DqaLtM Been a busy weekend here @ BCWR, Fiona gave birth to 2 lovely kittens then 48 hours later surprised us with a third! Mum and kittens doing really well.It goes without saying, these kittens or mum will not currently be considered for adoption for at…
Elsa Update 28th Feb, 2021 Posted in: News - Elsa Update 16 days ago, Elsa was found behind our storage unit after having spent days in freezing temperatures due to her being abandoned without our knowledge. She was thrown over our 7 foot fence.She suffered, a traumatic head injury, hypothermia, hypoglycaemia, was severely dehydrated and barely alive. Now, after…
Cuba’s Sponsored Walk 28th Feb, 2021 Posted in: Appeals - Cuba's Sponsored Walk 🐾💚🐾CUBAS SPONSORED WALK🐾💚🐾❤Cuba was callously dumped out side the rescue in a box at 2am and was found just before 7am by the dustbin men who alerted us to the cat. 🧡Over the following hours Cubas injuries were unveiled and were simply catastrophic.4 broken legs, a severely…
Cuba Update 27th Feb, 2021 Posted in: News - Cuba Update What a difference 24 hours can make. Cuba is still a little swollen and obviously bruise but this doesn't stop him purring like a tractor, enjoying head boops and stuffing his face with his favourite food (Felix kitten as good as it looks), and trying to walk on…
Golden Paws Showcase! 27th Feb, 2021 Posted in: News, Silver Whiskers - Golden Paws Showcase! This weekend @BCWR we want to showcase our " Golden Paws Cats"We understand that most people who apply to adopt a cat from us want either a young kitten or young adult. There is so much to be mutually gained from adopting an older cat.An older cat…
Cuba Update 26th Feb, 2021 Posted in: News - Cuba Update ⚠️⚠️Graphic photos below⚠️⚠️⚠️ Cuba has had a long day at the vets. He has been such a brave boy.The surgery he had today was massive and lasted longer than 3 hours.The biggest challenge was lining the broken bone up in the leg so that a metal rod could…
Cuba Update 26th Feb, 2021 Posted in: News - Cuba Update Cuba is all ready for his big surgery today to attempt to fix one of his 4 badly broken legs.As a rescue this surgery really has hit our finances hard and if you could spare just £1 towards his surgery it would be really appreciated. Cuba has a…
Cuba Update 24th Feb, 2021 Posted in: News - Cuba Update It is exactly 1 week ago since this poor little lad was dumped outside the gates of BCWR at 2am.It was cold, pouring with rain and the vigilant refuse collectors found him just before 7am and alerted me immediately. Cuba has suffered 4 broken legs, a severely damaged…
Coronavirus Update 23rd Feb, 2021 Posted in: News - ⛔Coronavirus Update⛔ Like many other individuals, organisations and business we, at BCWR have found the last 12 months difficult, damaging and frustrating.We have had to find new ways of working, including volunteer management, vet appointments, foster arrangements, fundraising and of course adoptions.With the Government's latest announcements yesterday, many are seeing…
New Arrival: Paris 22nd Feb, 2021 Posted in: New Arrivals - New Arrival: Paris New arrival at BCWR, this is 5 year old Paris.Paris is an unwanted, unloved and uncared for cat who was rescued by a family member yesterday.Paris is full of fleas, her coat in poor condition, she is very thin and malnourished and simply needs a lot of…
New Arrival: Mr ChaCha (Slide) 20th Feb, 2021 Posted in: New Arrivals, SENSE - New Arrival: Mr ChaCha (Slide) New arrival @ BCWR, this is Mr. ChaCha (slide). ChaCha has come to us from another rescue some distance away because they felt we would be better equipped to deal with his needs. ChaCha is around 1 year old and his rear end and back…
Cuba Update 20th Feb, 2021 Posted in: News - Cuba Update https://youtu.be/gyybGNDZmaQ 💚Cuba update 💚Cuba is doing really well this morning despite his 4 broken legs, severely damaged tail and fractured tooth.I can honestly say this has been the most heart rending rescue ever at BCWR.To dump such a severely injured cat in the pouring rain next to the…
Cuba Update 18th Feb, 2021 Posted in: Uncategorized - Cuba Update "Little C". has had a long day in the vets today having lots of tests, investigations, xrays and examinations.Almost 48 hours ago at 2am some one (believed to be his owner) dumped poor "Little C." outside the rescue in a plastic box in the pouring rain. From the…
Cuba Update 17th Feb, 2021 Posted in: Uncategorized - Cuba Update Cuba has returned to the rescue after a full day at the vets.It has been established that Cuba is around 6 to 8 month old.Considering his current condition, Cuba was too unstable to be anaesthetised for xrays so only conscious x-rays could be done. From these, we have…
New Arrival: Cuba 17th Feb, 2021 Posted in: New Arrivals - New Arrival: Cuba New discovery at BCWR this morning.Early this morning I was awoken by the refuse collectors.They rang me from outside the rescue to tell me they had just noticed a cat in a box next to our bin.Thankfully the Eagle Eyed Bradford Council workers didn't assume the carrier…
Smudge 16th Feb, 2021 Posted in: News - Smudge This is Smudge.Smudge is almost 17 years young and has been in the rescue for 14 weeks now. Smudge came to us via a vet referral when his elderly owner felt she couldn't cope with Smudge, and she had infact booked him in for euthanasia.Smudge has had a longterm…
Elsa Update 15th Feb, 2021 Posted in: News - Elsa Update Today we are so pleased to let you all know that Elsa continues to recover well 3 days after she was found dumped at the rescue via a 7 foot fence which she was flung over in sub zero temperatures several days before. Hypothermic, hypoglycaemic, dehydrated, head trauma,…
Elsa Update 14th Feb, 2021 Posted in: News - Elsa Update We are delighted to tell you all today that Elsa, our 10 week old hypothermic, hypoglycaemic, kitten that was thrown over the 7foot fence at the rescue sometime last week is now recovering well.As she has now started eating we believe that she may have turned that critical…
Noodles Update 14th Feb, 2021 Posted in: News - Noodles Update https://youtu.be/2At7IyLN-44 Love is.. seeing life from a slightly different angle ❤Noodles has been with us almost a week now following being found in a shed.❤Noodles is definitely blind, almost certainly deaf, wobbly and has a significant head tilt.❤After consulting with our vets, whilst we are not 100% certain,…
Elsa Update 13th Feb, 2021 Posted in: News - Elsa Update 10 week old Elsa Was found in our garden @ BCWR yesterday morning by volunteers following hearing her distressed and muffled cries. We suspect that Elsa had been dumped in the garden several previous unbeknown to us.The only way she can have arrived with us is by being…
New Arrival: Elsa 12th Feb, 2021 Posted in: New Arrivals - New Arrival: Elsa New arrival @ BCWR.This is little Elsa… who was literally "Frozen" earlier today.She is only around 10 weeks old. Elsa Was found in our garden earlier this morning by volunteers following hearing her distressed and muffled cries.We suspect that Elsa has been dumped in the garden several…
Noodles Update 11th Feb, 2021 Posted in: News - Noodles Update https://youtu.be/s1iJGHSu4jA Many of you will have seen little Noodles our 7(ish) week old kitten with profound issues.She came into us following being dumped in a box in a shed (apparently)We believe Noodles has congenital vestibular disease which has resulted in a neurological impact.As well as a significant head…
New Arrival / Found: Walnut 10th Feb, 2021 Posted in: New Arrivals - New Arrival / Found: Walnut February 10th 2021This is Walnut.Walnut was found in the Bolton Lane area of BD2.She has been hanging around for at least 1 week and locally we have not noted any missing cats.We will allow a week for an owner to come forward prior to arranging…
Valentino, Darcy, Romeo and Casanova 8th Feb, 2021 Posted in: New Arrivals - Valentino, Darcy, Romeo and Casanova New arrivals at BCWR.These four Valentines are around 8 weeks old and arrived at BCWR today following being found in a shed.We were told that the garden shed had been broken into and these four little floofs were left there during the break-in???What ever their…
New Arrival: Noodles 8th Feb, 2021 Posted in: New Arrivals - New Arrival: Noodles Today we have had a very busy afternoon @ BCWR.Amongst our new admissions is little Noodles.Noodles is around 7 to 8 weeks old and arrived with a very strange presentation. https://youtu.be/fESxt4GUrCM Noodles is almost certainly blind, wobbly and has a significant head tilt and on top of…
Sophie Update 6th Feb, 2021 Posted in: News - Sophie Update It's just 24 hours since Sophie had emergency surgery to have her leg amputated.Sophie is 12 years old and has Osteo-sarcoma. We had to opt to amputate her leg.It has been an eventful 24 hours however with a little help from a couple of of friends Sophie is…
Blind pet uses smell, taste touch and sound – Telegraph & Argus 6th Feb, 2021 Posted in: Press - Blind pet uses smell, taste touch and sound - Telegraph & Argus Carrots making headlines once again in the Telegraph & Argus! https://www.thetelegraphandargus.co.uk/news/19054299.blind-pet-uses-smell-taste-touch-sound/
Sophie Update 5th Feb, 2021 Posted in: News, Palliative Paws - Sophie Update https://youtu.be/cDwnVETcNho Sophie has been with us just over 3 weeks. Prior to this she has been living and very much looked after by workers in a mill all 12 years of her life.Sophie has been in the vets all day for comparative radiographs. Our vet called earlier to…
Hooti Update 5th Feb, 2021 Posted in: News - Hooti Update Hooti has been with us exactly 5 weeks today following having his tail and leg squished by a refuse collection wagon at a depot in Bradford on New Year's Eve. Hooti suffered catastrophic injuries as he fractured both major leg bones … the tibia and fibula…. however is…
COVID Reminder 4th Feb, 2021 Posted in: News - COVID Reminder Hi guys.This information may come across a little blunt.Everyday for the last 10 months I have had between 20- 50 adoption enquiries…. mainly for kittens.Whilst we are happy that people are wanting to adopt… now is just not the right time.⚠️We are in a national lockdown.⚠️🚫It is illegal…
Sweet Fiona 4th Feb, 2021 Posted in: News - Sweet Fiona New arrival @ BCWR today.This is Sweet Fiona. Fiona is around 2 to 3 years old and whilst we have little history about her, we do know that she has never had a safe place to live- no where to call home.Sadly Fiona is now pregnant. We are…
Kenny, Dolly and Tammy 29th Jan, 2021 Posted in: News - Kenny, Dolly and Tammy New arrivals today @ BCWR.This is 11 weeks old Kenny, Dolly and Tammy. These poor kittens have arrived with us on terrible condition.They are full of fleas, look and smell like they have been sat in pools of urine and are extremely nervous…. goodness knows what…
Mambo Update 29th Jan, 2021 Posted in: News - Mambo Update Many of you will remember just before "Mucky Mambo" went suddenly blind… and despite all the tests done we still never quite got to the bottom of why this happened.We bought Mambo a special machine that Santa brought him for Christmas to keep an eye in his blood…
Terrific Tuesday for Hooti 26th Jan, 2021 Posted in: News - Terrific Tuesday for Hooti Hooti is celebrating today.It is three and a half weeks since he arrived with us with broken leg.Both his tibia and his fibula were fractured following being trapped by truck in a council depot.Yesterday Hooti had xray to see how his leg was healing and we…
Otis 26th Jan, 2021 Posted in: News - **** sadly only 2 hours after arriving and settling into the rescue, little Otis has peacefully died. The help arrived too late for Otis however in the end he knew love ***New (and shocking) arrival at BCWR.This is Otis. Otis seems only hours old. He is obviously premature, unable to…
Thumper Update 25th Jan, 2021 Posted in: News - Thumper Update " Winning is about struggle, effort, optimism and never ever giving up"Poor little Thumper arrived with us in May from Medivet in Hendon. She was brutally attacked by another animal, probably a dog and when she presented at the vets she had a necrotic wound to her fore…
Philomena Update 25th Jan, 2021 Posted in: News - Philomena Update It is exactly 8 weeks since this little lady was rescues from her death on the streets of Bradford.Deaf, Blind and with spinal damage it is a miracle that Philly is still with us.8 weeks later we have reached a massive milestone.After weeks of nursing, antibiotics, intravenous fluids…
Beautiful Sophie 17th Jan, 2021 Posted in: News - Beautiful Sophie https://youtu.be/IkVAtKYl18o This is Beautiful SophieSophie is 12 years old and has been very much a part of daily life in a textile mill in Bradford all her life. Sophie is so loved by all the staff at the mill however last week Sophie had something wrong with her…
Hooti Update 17th Jan, 2021 Posted in: News - Hooti Update Hooti was so appalled at Leeds United's performance yesterday… that he took his "supporters sock" off!!!(he certainly won't be taking the new one off in a hurry!!l)Here is our brave boy this afternoon cuddled up with his BFF Tango the orangutan ….. waiting for his new bed!!!
Philomena and Bluey Ted Ted 16th Jan, 2021 Posted in: News - Philomena and Bluey Ted Ted Philomena cannot go to bed without her "Bluey Ted Ted"….. 7 weeks ago tonight our little Philly was spending her last ever night living on the streets…. deaf, blind (and daft) with scoliosis of the spine… goodness knows how she survived….
Hooti Update 15th Jan, 2021 Posted in: News - Hooti Update https://youtu.be/f3FQK0a6G4M Hooti has been with us exactly 14 days following having his tail and leg squished by a refuse collection wagon at a depot in Bradford. Hooti has suffered catastrophic injuries as he has fractured both major leg bones … the tibia and fibula…. however is lucky to…
Shirley Birthing Update 12th Jan, 2021 Posted in: News - Shirley Birthing Update Just 3 days ago Shirley arrived with us and for the last hours she has been in labour.Shirley has finally given birth to 5 huge kittens… and thankfully this will be her last litter. Shirley has had multiple previous litters all born outside.. and all have died.We…
Philomena Update 10th Jan, 2021 Posted in: News - Philomena Update Philomena has now been with exactly 6 weeks today (though feels like a lifetime). In the 1st 2 photos you can see her in her new life jacket.. we have discovered Phillys love of water and the therapeutic benefits it brings her.The life jacket keeps her safe when…
New Arrival: Shirley 8th Jan, 2021 Posted in: News - New Arrival: Shirley New arrival @ BCWR tonight, this is Shirley. Shirley has been a stray for at least the last 2 years in Bradford, has had multiple litters of kittens, who have mostly all died. Sadly Shirley is heavily pregnant once more and fit to burst anytime soon.At least…
Stella, Epiphany and Beth 8th Jan, 2021 Posted in: News - Stella, Epiphany and Beth These 3 kittens are Stella, Epiphany and Beth. We were contacted by a wonderful GP a few days ago in Bradford who wanted us to help one of her sick patient's by rescuing these 3 little monkeys. This was a priority and emergency admission and these…
Hooti Update 8th Jan, 2021 Posted in: News - Hooti Update Little Hooti has been with us now one full week and today he wants to show you his new "Sunshine Cast". He was such a good boy when his leg was redressed… and really enjoyed singing throughout.Hooti has lots of lovely snuggly blankets now and he thanks every…
Norris Update 7th Jan, 2021 Posted in: News - Norris Update How amazing is Norris looking???Norris arrived 5 weeks ago following being taken to a local vets over a week ago.Norris is not without his complications.His main concern is hyperthyroidism… And his blood results that measure this is off the scale.He has now put on over 1kg in weight…
BCWR CORONAVIRUS UPDATE 7th Jan, 2021 Posted in: News - BCWR CORONAVIRUS UPDATE Today we entered into the 3rd coronavirus/ Covid-19 lockdown. Here at BCWR we are taking the Government’s structures very seriously and subsequent guidelines. We have had an incomprehensible number of adoption enquiries over the last couple of days. Due to current government guidelines, we are not currently…
Hooti’s Looking for Baby Blankets 2nd Jan, 2021 Posted in: News - Hooti's Looking for Baby Blankets Little Hooti has just discovered the joys of super soft baby blankets and we are going through several a day. If any one would like to send Hooti a baby fleece to snuggle in he would be so so grateful. These can be sent directly…
New Arrival: Nessie 28th Feb, 2021 Posted in: New Arrivals - New Arrival: Nessie New arrival at BCWR.This is 15 year old Nessie. Nessie came to us very late last night.We were contacted by police officers who were investigating a sudden death of an individual who lived alone. Whilst next of kin have been contacted they are currently hundreds of miles…
Busy Birthing for Fiona! 28th Feb, 2021 Posted in: News - Busy Birthing for Fiona! https://youtu.be/VGxf1DqaLtM Been a busy weekend here @ BCWR, Fiona gave birth to 2 lovely kittens then 48 hours later surprised us with a third! Mum and kittens doing really well.It goes without saying, these kittens or mum will not currently be considered for adoption for at…
Elsa Update 28th Feb, 2021 Posted in: News - Elsa Update 16 days ago, Elsa was found behind our storage unit after having spent days in freezing temperatures due to her being abandoned without our knowledge. She was thrown over our 7 foot fence.She suffered, a traumatic head injury, hypothermia, hypoglycaemia, was severely dehydrated and barely alive. Now, after…
Cuba’s Sponsored Walk 28th Feb, 2021 Posted in: Appeals - Cuba's Sponsored Walk 🐾💚🐾CUBAS SPONSORED WALK🐾💚🐾❤Cuba was callously dumped out side the rescue in a box at 2am and was found just before 7am by the dustbin men who alerted us to the cat. 🧡Over the following hours Cubas injuries were unveiled and were simply catastrophic.4 broken legs, a severely…
Cuba Update 27th Feb, 2021 Posted in: News - Cuba Update What a difference 24 hours can make. Cuba is still a little swollen and obviously bruise but this doesn't stop him purring like a tractor, enjoying head boops and stuffing his face with his favourite food (Felix kitten as good as it looks), and trying to walk on…
Golden Paws Showcase! 27th Feb, 2021 Posted in: News, Silver Whiskers - Golden Paws Showcase! This weekend @BCWR we want to showcase our " Golden Paws Cats"We understand that most people who apply to adopt a cat from us want either a young kitten or young adult. There is so much to be mutually gained from adopting an older cat.An older cat…
Cuba Update 26th Feb, 2021 Posted in: News - Cuba Update ⚠️⚠️Graphic photos below⚠️⚠️⚠️ Cuba has had a long day at the vets. He has been such a brave boy.The surgery he had today was massive and lasted longer than 3 hours.The biggest challenge was lining the broken bone up in the leg so that a metal rod could…
Cuba Update 26th Feb, 2021 Posted in: News - Cuba Update Cuba is all ready for his big surgery today to attempt to fix one of his 4 badly broken legs.As a rescue this surgery really has hit our finances hard and if you could spare just £1 towards his surgery it would be really appreciated. Cuba has a…
Cuba Update 24th Feb, 2021 Posted in: News - Cuba Update It is exactly 1 week ago since this poor little lad was dumped outside the gates of BCWR at 2am.It was cold, pouring with rain and the vigilant refuse collectors found him just before 7am and alerted me immediately. Cuba has suffered 4 broken legs, a severely damaged…
Coronavirus Update 23rd Feb, 2021 Posted in: News - ⛔Coronavirus Update⛔ Like many other individuals, organisations and business we, at BCWR have found the last 12 months difficult, damaging and frustrating.We have had to find new ways of working, including volunteer management, vet appointments, foster arrangements, fundraising and of course adoptions.With the Government's latest announcements yesterday, many are seeing…
New Arrival: Paris 22nd Feb, 2021 Posted in: New Arrivals - New Arrival: Paris New arrival at BCWR, this is 5 year old Paris.Paris is an unwanted, unloved and uncared for cat who was rescued by a family member yesterday.Paris is full of fleas, her coat in poor condition, she is very thin and malnourished and simply needs a lot of…
New Arrival: Mr ChaCha (Slide) 20th Feb, 2021 Posted in: New Arrivals, SENSE - New Arrival: Mr ChaCha (Slide) New arrival @ BCWR, this is Mr. ChaCha (slide). ChaCha has come to us from another rescue some distance away because they felt we would be better equipped to deal with his needs. ChaCha is around 1 year old and his rear end and back…
Cuba Update 20th Feb, 2021 Posted in: News - Cuba Update https://youtu.be/gyybGNDZmaQ 💚Cuba update 💚Cuba is doing really well this morning despite his 4 broken legs, severely damaged tail and fractured tooth.I can honestly say this has been the most heart rending rescue ever at BCWR.To dump such a severely injured cat in the pouring rain next to the…
Cuba Update 18th Feb, 2021 Posted in: Uncategorized - Cuba Update "Little C". has had a long day in the vets today having lots of tests, investigations, xrays and examinations.Almost 48 hours ago at 2am some one (believed to be his owner) dumped poor "Little C." outside the rescue in a plastic box in the pouring rain. From the…
Cuba Update 17th Feb, 2021 Posted in: Uncategorized - Cuba Update Cuba has returned to the rescue after a full day at the vets.It has been established that Cuba is around 6 to 8 month old.Considering his current condition, Cuba was too unstable to be anaesthetised for xrays so only conscious x-rays could be done. From these, we have…
New Arrival: Cuba 17th Feb, 2021 Posted in: New Arrivals - New Arrival: Cuba New discovery at BCWR this morning.Early this morning I was awoken by the refuse collectors.They rang me from outside the rescue to tell me they had just noticed a cat in a box next to our bin.Thankfully the Eagle Eyed Bradford Council workers didn't assume the carrier…
Smudge 16th Feb, 2021 Posted in: News - Smudge This is Smudge.Smudge is almost 17 years young and has been in the rescue for 14 weeks now. Smudge came to us via a vet referral when his elderly owner felt she couldn't cope with Smudge, and she had infact booked him in for euthanasia.Smudge has had a longterm…
Elsa Update 15th Feb, 2021 Posted in: News - Elsa Update Today we are so pleased to let you all know that Elsa continues to recover well 3 days after she was found dumped at the rescue via a 7 foot fence which she was flung over in sub zero temperatures several days before. Hypothermic, hypoglycaemic, dehydrated, head trauma,…
Elsa Update 14th Feb, 2021 Posted in: News - Elsa Update We are delighted to tell you all today that Elsa, our 10 week old hypothermic, hypoglycaemic, kitten that was thrown over the 7foot fence at the rescue sometime last week is now recovering well.As she has now started eating we believe that she may have turned that critical…
Noodles Update 14th Feb, 2021 Posted in: News - Noodles Update https://youtu.be/2At7IyLN-44 Love is.. seeing life from a slightly different angle ❤Noodles has been with us almost a week now following being found in a shed.❤Noodles is definitely blind, almost certainly deaf, wobbly and has a significant head tilt.❤After consulting with our vets, whilst we are not 100% certain,…
Elsa Update 13th Feb, 2021 Posted in: News - Elsa Update 10 week old Elsa Was found in our garden @ BCWR yesterday morning by volunteers following hearing her distressed and muffled cries. We suspect that Elsa had been dumped in the garden several previous unbeknown to us.The only way she can have arrived with us is by being…
New Arrival: Elsa 12th Feb, 2021 Posted in: New Arrivals - New Arrival: Elsa New arrival @ BCWR.This is little Elsa… who was literally "Frozen" earlier today.She is only around 10 weeks old. Elsa Was found in our garden earlier this morning by volunteers following hearing her distressed and muffled cries.We suspect that Elsa has been dumped in the garden several…
Noodles Update 11th Feb, 2021 Posted in: News - Noodles Update https://youtu.be/s1iJGHSu4jA Many of you will have seen little Noodles our 7(ish) week old kitten with profound issues.She came into us following being dumped in a box in a shed (apparently)We believe Noodles has congenital vestibular disease which has resulted in a neurological impact.As well as a significant head…
New Arrival / Found: Walnut 10th Feb, 2021 Posted in: New Arrivals - New Arrival / Found: Walnut February 10th 2021This is Walnut.Walnut was found in the Bolton Lane area of BD2.She has been hanging around for at least 1 week and locally we have not noted any missing cats.We will allow a week for an owner to come forward prior to arranging…
Valentino, Darcy, Romeo and Casanova 8th Feb, 2021 Posted in: New Arrivals - Valentino, Darcy, Romeo and Casanova New arrivals at BCWR.These four Valentines are around 8 weeks old and arrived at BCWR today following being found in a shed.We were told that the garden shed had been broken into and these four little floofs were left there during the break-in???What ever their…
New Arrival: Noodles 8th Feb, 2021 Posted in: New Arrivals - New Arrival: Noodles Today we have had a very busy afternoon @ BCWR.Amongst our new admissions is little Noodles.Noodles is around 7 to 8 weeks old and arrived with a very strange presentation. https://youtu.be/fESxt4GUrCM Noodles is almost certainly blind, wobbly and has a significant head tilt and on top of…
Sophie Update 6th Feb, 2021 Posted in: News - Sophie Update It's just 24 hours since Sophie had emergency surgery to have her leg amputated.Sophie is 12 years old and has Osteo-sarcoma. We had to opt to amputate her leg.It has been an eventful 24 hours however with a little help from a couple of of friends Sophie is…
Blind pet uses smell, taste touch and sound – Telegraph & Argus 6th Feb, 2021 Posted in: Press - Blind pet uses smell, taste touch and sound - Telegraph & Argus Carrots making headlines once again in the Telegraph & Argus! https://www.thetelegraphandargus.co.uk/news/19054299.blind-pet-uses-smell-taste-touch-sound/
Sophie Update 5th Feb, 2021 Posted in: News, Palliative Paws - Sophie Update https://youtu.be/cDwnVETcNho Sophie has been with us just over 3 weeks. Prior to this she has been living and very much looked after by workers in a mill all 12 years of her life.Sophie has been in the vets all day for comparative radiographs. Our vet called earlier to…
Hooti Update 5th Feb, 2021 Posted in: News - Hooti Update Hooti has been with us exactly 5 weeks today following having his tail and leg squished by a refuse collection wagon at a depot in Bradford on New Year's Eve. Hooti suffered catastrophic injuries as he fractured both major leg bones … the tibia and fibula…. however is…
COVID Reminder 4th Feb, 2021 Posted in: News - COVID Reminder Hi guys.This information may come across a little blunt.Everyday for the last 10 months I have had between 20- 50 adoption enquiries…. mainly for kittens.Whilst we are happy that people are wanting to adopt… now is just not the right time.⚠️We are in a national lockdown.⚠️🚫It is illegal…
Sweet Fiona 4th Feb, 2021 Posted in: News - Sweet Fiona New arrival @ BCWR today.This is Sweet Fiona. Fiona is around 2 to 3 years old and whilst we have little history about her, we do know that she has never had a safe place to live- no where to call home.Sadly Fiona is now pregnant. We are…
Kenny, Dolly and Tammy 29th Jan, 2021 Posted in: News - Kenny, Dolly and Tammy New arrivals today @ BCWR.This is 11 weeks old Kenny, Dolly and Tammy. These poor kittens have arrived with us on terrible condition.They are full of fleas, look and smell like they have been sat in pools of urine and are extremely nervous…. goodness knows what…
Mambo Update 29th Jan, 2021 Posted in: News - Mambo Update Many of you will remember just before "Mucky Mambo" went suddenly blind… and despite all the tests done we still never quite got to the bottom of why this happened.We bought Mambo a special machine that Santa brought him for Christmas to keep an eye in his blood…
Terrific Tuesday for Hooti 26th Jan, 2021 Posted in: News - Terrific Tuesday for Hooti Hooti is celebrating today.It is three and a half weeks since he arrived with us with broken leg.Both his tibia and his fibula were fractured following being trapped by truck in a council depot.Yesterday Hooti had xray to see how his leg was healing and we…
Otis 26th Jan, 2021 Posted in: News - **** sadly only 2 hours after arriving and settling into the rescue, little Otis has peacefully died. The help arrived too late for Otis however in the end he knew love ***New (and shocking) arrival at BCWR.This is Otis. Otis seems only hours old. He is obviously premature, unable to…
Thumper Update 25th Jan, 2021 Posted in: News - Thumper Update " Winning is about struggle, effort, optimism and never ever giving up"Poor little Thumper arrived with us in May from Medivet in Hendon. She was brutally attacked by another animal, probably a dog and when she presented at the vets she had a necrotic wound to her fore…
Philomena Update 25th Jan, 2021 Posted in: News - Philomena Update It is exactly 8 weeks since this little lady was rescues from her death on the streets of Bradford.Deaf, Blind and with spinal damage it is a miracle that Philly is still with us.8 weeks later we have reached a massive milestone.After weeks of nursing, antibiotics, intravenous fluids…
Beautiful Sophie 17th Jan, 2021 Posted in: News - Beautiful Sophie https://youtu.be/IkVAtKYl18o This is Beautiful SophieSophie is 12 years old and has been very much a part of daily life in a textile mill in Bradford all her life. Sophie is so loved by all the staff at the mill however last week Sophie had something wrong with her…
Hooti Update 17th Jan, 2021 Posted in: News - Hooti Update Hooti was so appalled at Leeds United's performance yesterday… that he took his "supporters sock" off!!!(he certainly won't be taking the new one off in a hurry!!l)Here is our brave boy this afternoon cuddled up with his BFF Tango the orangutan ….. waiting for his new bed!!!
Philomena and Bluey Ted Ted 16th Jan, 2021 Posted in: News - Philomena and Bluey Ted Ted Philomena cannot go to bed without her "Bluey Ted Ted"….. 7 weeks ago tonight our little Philly was spending her last ever night living on the streets…. deaf, blind (and daft) with scoliosis of the spine… goodness knows how she survived….
Hooti Update 15th Jan, 2021 Posted in: News - Hooti Update https://youtu.be/f3FQK0a6G4M Hooti has been with us exactly 14 days following having his tail and leg squished by a refuse collection wagon at a depot in Bradford. Hooti has suffered catastrophic injuries as he has fractured both major leg bones … the tibia and fibula…. however is lucky to…
Shirley Birthing Update 12th Jan, 2021 Posted in: News - Shirley Birthing Update Just 3 days ago Shirley arrived with us and for the last hours she has been in labour.Shirley has finally given birth to 5 huge kittens… and thankfully this will be her last litter. Shirley has had multiple previous litters all born outside.. and all have died.We…
Philomena Update 10th Jan, 2021 Posted in: News - Philomena Update Philomena has now been with exactly 6 weeks today (though feels like a lifetime). In the 1st 2 photos you can see her in her new life jacket.. we have discovered Phillys love of water and the therapeutic benefits it brings her.The life jacket keeps her safe when…
New Arrival: Shirley 8th Jan, 2021 Posted in: News - New Arrival: Shirley New arrival @ BCWR tonight, this is Shirley. Shirley has been a stray for at least the last 2 years in Bradford, has had multiple litters of kittens, who have mostly all died. Sadly Shirley is heavily pregnant once more and fit to burst anytime soon.At least…
Stella, Epiphany and Beth 8th Jan, 2021 Posted in: News - Stella, Epiphany and Beth These 3 kittens are Stella, Epiphany and Beth. We were contacted by a wonderful GP a few days ago in Bradford who wanted us to help one of her sick patient's by rescuing these 3 little monkeys. This was a priority and emergency admission and these…
Hooti Update 8th Jan, 2021 Posted in: News - Hooti Update Little Hooti has been with us now one full week and today he wants to show you his new "Sunshine Cast". He was such a good boy when his leg was redressed… and really enjoyed singing throughout.Hooti has lots of lovely snuggly blankets now and he thanks every…
Norris Update 7th Jan, 2021 Posted in: News - Norris Update How amazing is Norris looking???Norris arrived 5 weeks ago following being taken to a local vets over a week ago.Norris is not without his complications.His main concern is hyperthyroidism… And his blood results that measure this is off the scale.He has now put on over 1kg in weight…
BCWR CORONAVIRUS UPDATE 7th Jan, 2021 Posted in: News - BCWR CORONAVIRUS UPDATE Today we entered into the 3rd coronavirus/ Covid-19 lockdown. Here at BCWR we are taking the Government’s structures very seriously and subsequent guidelines. We have had an incomprehensible number of adoption enquiries over the last couple of days. Due to current government guidelines, we are not currently…
Hooti’s Looking for Baby Blankets 2nd Jan, 2021 Posted in: News - Hooti's Looking for Baby Blankets Little Hooti has just discovered the joys of super soft baby blankets and we are going through several a day. If any one would like to send Hooti a baby fleece to snuggle in he would be so so grateful. These can be sent directly…

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