Keeping your pets safe this Christmas

Many of us will be in the midst of unpacking our decorations, buying seasonal foods and many, many treats. Christmas should also be a peaceful time for us all, including our furry companions, but what may be good for us may not be quite the same for them so when those decorations and treats come…

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Home Hunter – Martin

This month I focus on Martin, one of our smaller residents at the sanctuary. Martin is a handsome grey chinchilla who has been looked after by us for quite so time. . Martin was found stray and was taken in by South Manchester Wildlife Rescue who brought him to us for rehoming. He is a…

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Brownie visit

We welcomed 18 excited Brownies from the 7th Poynton Brownies to the sanctuary on Saturday 12th November. Accompanied by their leaders, the group enjoyed a tour and talks from Sanctuary manager Sarah, assisted by volunteers Karen and Jannine. The group leant how to care for horses, rabbits, ducks, chickens and of course, cats. There was…

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Halloween in the Spooky Barn

The sanctuary hosted mini ghostbusters, many in fancy dress on the afternoon of Saturday 29th October for the annual ‘Halloween in the Spooky Barn’ event. Sustained with delicious home-made Halloween cakes and goodies kindly baked and donated by the Sanctuary’s volunteers and supporters, the phantom chasers enjoyed numerous games and activities. It was a very…

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Fundraising

If you are already planning your Christmas grocery shopping, please consider dropping off a box or packet of pet food in one of the sanctuary’s donation bins. The sanctuary team will be on site every day during the holidays looking after our animals and a foodie gift would be very much appreciated by those animals…

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Hutch Hunters

The Sanctuary has been home for a while now for 2 very nervous but cute as a button rabbits; Mister and Whisper. Only just past their 1st birthday, these poor little chaps have already lived in 3 homes and because of this they have never settled or had the chance to build a bond with…

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Fundraising – No Pain, No Gain!

One of our fantastic volunteers has ‘volunteered’ her husband and his best friend for a leg wax (welcome to our world boys!) in aid of the Sanctuary if she can raise £250. She has also very kindly offered to film the entire proceedings for our benefit ha ha! So if would like to see grown…

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Learn more about ferrets

A group of ferrets are called a ‘busyness’ and it accurately describes their outgoing, cheeky natures! If you are looking for a pet that is quiet and requires little human interaction a ferret is definitely NOT the pet for you. However if you prefer an outgoing, roguish personality, you may be the perfect match for…

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