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£10,000 Appeal for Orphaned Bear Cubs’ Journey to Freedom

The Mayhew Animal Home is appealing for donations to help pay for the transit journey of three orphaned female bear cubs from a temporary dog shelter in Tbilisi, Georgia to the Arcturos Bear Sanctuary in Northern Greece where they will be able to live in a safe and natural environment. Please donate here. The bear […]

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Catwalk Kizzy on ITV’s This Morning

The Mayhew’s Queen of daytime television Kizzy took to the catwalk like a true star when she met Philip Schofield, Holly Willoughby and Gok Wan on This Morning. The adorable labrador took along her her volunteer manager, Anna Claxton, on the 19th November 2015 as they rubbed shoulders with legendary newsreader, Michael Buerk. The show featured […]

Giving Tuesday

What is Giving Tuesday? #GivingTuesday is a global day of giving and celebrating the generosity and kindness in giving. Following Black Friday and Cyber Monday, which kick off the Christmas buying season, #GivingTuesday is the time to take a step back from shopping in the run-up to Christmas and support the cause that you care […]

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Profile of The Mayhew’s Dr Jalil, Doctor of Veterinary Medicine

Growing up in Kabul under the Taliban regime with bombs blasting around him daily, The Mayhew’s Afghanistan Project Manager Dr Jalil narrowly escaped with his life several times. In 1995, a 1000 kg bomb was thrown out of a ‘plane and exploded as the highly experienced vet was cycling along a road. Speaking on World […]

Special Cats Looking for Special People

Four older cats with kidney problems are looking for a special someone to adopt them. Carolina, Theodore, Rosie and Pipsqueak are aged between seven and fourteen and are on a medicated food diet which means they can live a perfectly normal life. Matt Pearson, Cat Adoption Officer, at The Mayhew said: “Although they’re older cats […]

Mayhew International in Russia – Timeline Updates

The Mayhew International team is currently in Moscow, Russia where they are training vets to neuter cats and dogs as part of our mission to advocate neutering as the most humane method of dealing with the overpopulation of companion animals. You can follow our Moscow Twitter Timeline below to keep up to date with the Mayhew International team […]

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Remember, Remember, Your Pets This November

To us humans, Guy Fawkes Night and Diwali are exciting dates on the calendar, which are marked with dazzling displays of impressive fireworks lasting for hours. Though we may enjoy the celebrations, many animals are completely frightened by the unfamiliar loud bangs and whizzing of the fireworks, which may leave them shaking in fear or […]

Ask the Expert: How Can I Help My Cat with Kidney Disease?

Kidney disease is just as common in cats, as it is in humans. If you have just discovered that your cat has kidney disease, or are considering adopting one of our beautiful cats with kidney problems, then The Mayhew’s Chief Vet Ursula Goetz, MRCVA, GPCert (SAS) is on hand to explain more about the disease, […]

Lost kitten Stuck in Electricity Pipe Reunited with Owners

Our adventure-seeking kitten, who was stuck 45 metres underground in an electricity pipe for about a day, was finally reunited with her owners at The Mayhew. 6 month-old Sass (nicknamed Billie by The Mayhew) was brought to us on October 14th after being found by maintenance men working on the electricity pipe by the Old […]

Mayhew Kittens with The Vamps

It was cuteness overload when two Mayhew kittens, Bap and Bagel, rubbed shoulders with The Vamps’ lead guitarist James McVey to star in a new PETA campaign: “Save a Life: Adopt!” Three month old Bap, who is black and white, and Bagel who is creamy white are from a litter of six kittens which ended up […]