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Our Animal Welfare Officers Educate Local Cub Scouts

Why do people keep animals? What do animals need to be happy and healthy? These are just a couple of the questions posed and answered by two of our Animal Welfare Officers, Paul Grimes and Alisa Ford, when they took the time to visit 28th Willesden Cub Scouts to give an educational talk on the […]

Abandoned Young Mummy Cat Finds her Fairy Tale Ending

A young pregnant mummy cat, who gave birth in a tool shed, is finally on her way to finding happiness thanks to The Mayhew Animal Home. The one-year-old cat, named Mimi, was found abandoned and giving birth by a member of the public in North London. The kind resident, Elizabeth Chrysanthou, couldn’t believe it when […]

Young Cat Dumped Outside Homebase Starving and Covered in Oil

A terrified and emaciated cat, who was dumped in the rain outside Homebase, has finally found happiness thanks to The Mayhew Animal Home. The 13-month-old tabby and white cat, named Kimmie by Mayhew staff, was discovered in a wire top cat carrier by a member of the public in Homebase’s car park in East Acton. […]

Elderly Cat Finds Purrrfect Home After Waiting
21 Months

An elderly rescue cat who waited nearly two years to be adopted has finally found a forever home to spend her twilight years in, thanks to The Mayhew Animal Home. Beautiful 13-year-old tortoiseshell Rosie first arrived with us way back in May 2015 after her previous owner sadly became too ill to care for her. […]

Nature’s Playground

Cats and dogs arrive at The Mayhew for a variety of reasons, in desperate need of our help. Here are some of the ideas we use to help reduce stress and anxiety in those animals, which you could easily recreate in your own home and garden this spring. Kitten Garden Our kitten garden was designed […]

Deaf Dachshund Finds his Happily Ever After

An adorable dachshund type, who despite being born completely deaf and learning sign language, has never given up hope and has now found his pawfect home thanks to The Mayhew Animal Home. The ten-month-old, named Bob, first arrived at The Mayhew after his previous owners sadly could no longer look after him anymore. They had originally […]

Ask the Expert –
Dealing with Cat Flu

It’s not just humans who suffer from colds and flu. Our Chief Vet Ursula Goetz, MRCVS, GPCert (SAS), explains what cat flu is, how it can be avoided and the best course of action should your pet be struck down with the illness. What is cat flu? Cat Flu, or Upper Respiratory Infection (URI), is […]

My Rescue and Me –
Tracey and Daisy

Tracey, who works for a local authority, lives in Essex with husband John and three children, Jack, Sam and Louise. They adopted gentle giant Daisy from The Mayhew back in 2010. After six joyful years together, beloved Daisy sadly passed away, but the memories she left behind are plentiful. “In 2010, we had been without […]

Dr. Ioannis from Crete Attends our International Vet Programme

The Mayhew Animal Home recently had the pleasure of welcoming Dr. Ioannis Fouskis from Crete, Greece, as part of The Mayhew’s International Vet Training Programme. Dr. Ioannis Fouskis, who is a private vet and also volunteers and helps at the animal welfare organisation, Crete Animal Welfare Society, spent two weeks training with our Head Vet, […]

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Vikings Star Adopts from The Mayhew

Former EastEnders and Vikings star, Ivan Kaye, has adopted the purrfect companion, a black male cat called Kato from The Mayhew Animal Home. The well-known actor took an instant shine to the three-year-old, who was found as a stray and was later brought into The Mayhew. Kato, who enjoys sitting on laps, being stroked and […]