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Meet one of our Dog Foster Carers

Our volunteer foster carers make a huge difference to the lives of some of our cats and dogs that don’t cope well in a shelter environment. Fostering also frees up space at The Mayhew for other animals in desperate need of our care. We recently caught up with one of our cat foster carers (you […]

Mummy Cat and Kittens Saved by Local Resident

A mummy cat has been saved from being abandoned and giving birth to a litter of five on the streets thanks to the kind-heartedness and goodwill of a local resident and The Mayhew Animal Home. Trudy Broome discovered the two-year-old black and white cat sitting in her front garden in Brent, London. At first she […]

Please Vote for us in The Charity Film Awards

Three of our videos have been nominated in The Charity Film Awards! Our videos tell the stories of the animals in our care and allow us to share our work in animal welfare and the programmes we run with the community.  They also offer a look behind the scenes of our Animal Welfare Officers and […]

Fostering Saves Lives – Roundy’s Story

Our pawesome Foster Carers are vital to the running of our Home and to the lives of our furry residents, and adorable Roundy’s story highlights just this. Fostering not only gives our animals a break from shelter life, but also frees up space at The Mayhew, meaning we can take in and help more animals. […]

Meet one of our Cat Foster Carers

Our volunteer foster carers make a real difference to the lives of some of our cats and dogs that don’t cope well in a shelter environment. Fostering also frees up space at The Mayhew for other animals in need of our care. We’ve caught up Andie Stephany to find out why she loves being foster […]

Barely Alive Kittens Found Abandoned in the Street

Three tiny, barely alive four-week-old kittens were brought into The Mayhew Animal Home recently, after being found abandoned on the street. The male kittens, who appeared to be on the verge of death, were extremely thin, severely dehydrated, freezing cold and covered in fleas when they arrived at our Home. The kittens were first discovered […]

The Mayhew holds Annual Tinsel and Tails Fundraiser

This Christmas, you are invited to the most spectacular dog friendly event of the year! Join The Mayhew Animal Home at The Grand Connaught Rooms, London, for an evening of glitz, glamour and generosity. Taking place on 6th December, from 7pm to 10.30pm in the venue’s iconic Grand Hall, you and your guests will enjoy […]

Keep Your Pets Safe this Fireworks Season

While Guy Fawkes Night (5th November) and Diwali (30th October to 3rd November) can be lots of fun for us, they’re often very stressful for our pets. Many animals are completely spooked by sparklers and frightened by the unfamiliar loud bangs and crackling sounds of the fireworks, which can leave some of them hiding in […]

Top Ten Reasons to Adopt a Black Cat

Dark furred felines and black & white cats are often last to be adopted in rescue centres. The average number of days a ginger cat will stay at The Mayhew Animal Home before finding a new home is 41 days, but astonishingly in comparison a black cat will on average stay for 83 days, nearly twice […]

Sponsored Dog Walk Raises over £2300!

On Sunday 9th October, 35 dogs and their owners, families and friends came along to our Dog W.A.L.K. for World Animal Day at Hampstead Heath. It was a perfect Autumn, sunny morning and ideal for a brisk walk or slower amble over The Heath. It was also lovely to see our ex-Mayhew dogs who took […]

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