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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 […]

Abandoned Young Staffie Cross Found in Canal

A 14-month-old dog, who was shockingly abandoned and discovered in the Grand Union Canal, is now on the lookout for a new forever home after being rescued by The Mayhew Animal Home. The Staffie cross, named Abbey by Mayhew staff, was found very underweight, soaking wet and shivering in the canal in Park Royal, North West […]

and the winners are…

….the two winners of our #Pawlentine Prize Draw are *drum roll* Carol and her cat Seve and Kelli and her dog Maisie! Massive congratulations to our two #Pawlentine winners who have just won a professional pet photoshoot with Pet Pride Photography and a pet goodie bag. You can see their adorable entries below. We want to […]

Kitten Rescued After Being Found Trapped in a Tyre Shop

A six-month-old stray kitten was rescued by The Mayhew Animal Home after she was found trapped in a tyre shop. The black and white kitten, named Frannie, was discovered hiding in a few of the tyres by the owner of the shop in Brent, after he returned from holiday over Christmas. Poor Frannie was very […]

Three-Month-Old Puppy Dumped After Couple Break Up

A three-month-old puppy, who was purchased as a present, but no longer wanted, has finally found her happily ever after thanks to The Mayhew Animal Home. A young woman originally bought the Jack Russell Terrier cross, named Ella by Mayhew staff, for her boyfriend. But when they suddenly broke up, poor Ella was no longer […]

A Painting Fit for a Prince

After spending an incredible 330 days at The Mayhew Animal Home, one of our longest stayers, Prince, has finally found a new forever home and his happily ever after. The gorgeous four-year-old American Akita has made quite an impression on The Home, that he even has his very own pawtrait, which was auctioned to raise […]

Prince with his portrait

Our achievements in 2016

2016 was an incredible year at The Mayhew and thanks to your support we’ve been able to help hundreds of dogs and cats. We are so proud to announce that this year we managed to rehome a whopping 336 cats and 94 dogs, and reunite 67 lost dogs with their owners. Our newly expanded Vet […]

The Mayhew Signs Landmark Agreement to Halt Dog Culling and work to Eliminate Rabies in Kabul

The Mayhew Animal Home, also a registered NGO in Afghanistan, has signed a landmark agreement with Kabul City authorities to halt dog culling in the city and introduce an animal welfare strategy incorporating a sustainable and planned rabies vaccination programme combined with a humane dog population control programme. The groundbreaking agreement was signed on 22nd […]

TheraPaws Dogs Spread Happiness on Blue Monday

Monday 16th January, also known as “Blue Monday”, is said to be the most depressing day of the year, but at The Mayhew Animal Home we decided to brighten up this gloomy day and spread some joy to staff members at Bauer Radio and Hearst Magazines UK with visits from our gorgeous TheraPaws dogs. Our […]

Sick Puppy Abandoned
in Cat Carrier and
Left for Dead

A terribly emaciated and sick puppy was brought into The Mayhew Animal Home, after she was found abandoned in a cat carrier. The tiny three-month-old Pomeranian cross puppy, Lulu, was brought to the attention of our Animal Welfare Officers when a member of the public found her dumped in the cat carrier and left for […]