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Kitten Dumped in Hyde Park

This gorgeous little kitten was found dumped in Hyde Park recently – cold, frightened and desperate for her mum. At just 6 weeks old she was incredibly vulnerable being left on her own and would not have survived long. Luckily a kind member of the public spotted her crouching in the cat carrier she’d been […]


Best of Hyde Bark

Thanks to everyone who came along to our annual dog show event, Hyde Bark. After a bit of a soggy start, it turned into a glorious day enjoyed by hundreds of people. You can see the photos below. https://www.flickr.com/gp/76614133@N02/mRU017 and our celebrity supporters https://www.flickr.com/gp/76614133@N02/08J275   A huge thanks to our photographers for their hard work […]

People’s Postcode Lottery

The Mayhew has received a very generous £5000 from players of a charity lottery. The cheque was presented last month from the People’s Postcode Trust – a grant-giving charity funded entirely by players of People’s Postcode Lottery. The money will help students undertaking a work based Diploma in Animal Care and Customer Service. Trusts Officer, […]

Christian Palmer Exhibition in London

We were delighted to be contacted by Oliver Cox from Graffik Gallery in London that specialises in street and urban art.  Graffik Gallery is hosting a solo exhibition of animal art by artist Christian Palmer this month. Christian is a big supporter of animal rights and welfare and he is kindly making a donation of […]

National Open Care Home Day

Care homes across Britain opened their doors last month and invited the public to see the excellent work they do and some were lucky enough to be greeted by a TheraPaws dog. Teams of our TheraPaws volunteers went out across London sharing their four-legged-friends with residents and their families. When a lady was introduced to […]

Celebrities Support Hyde Bark 2015

Blackadder’s Tony Robinson and Margaret Mountford from the Apprentice were among hundreds of people who turned out in force yesterday to support our celebrity dog show, Hyde Bark. Dog owners and their four-legged friends came in droves to enter their pets in seven categories throughout the day, including Sweetest Staffie, Best Veteran and Best in […]

Urgent Kitten Crisis – Help Needed

Last week we took in another two tiny kittens that were brought in by a member of the public who heard them meowing in a park. When he investigated where the noise was coming from, he was horrified to find each kitten tied up inside a black bin liner and dumped on a pile of […]

BBC London Radio – Hyde Bark

Chief Executive, Caroline Yates, appeared on BBC London 94.9 to talk about our dog show event, Hyde Bark, on Sun 5 July. She was joined by author Aby King, who has written a series of childrens books based on Prince William’s dog, Lupo. Caroline took along one of pets available for adoption, Ernie, a black […]

Mayor of Brent Lesley Jones adopts a cat from The Mayhew

The Mayor of Brent, Lesley Jones, has adopted her third cat from The Mayhew. The Mayor took a huge shine to Mina, a 2 years old Persian, who looks like her favourite cartoon character, Garfield. Mina arrived at The Mayhew after she was no longer wanted by her owner. The Mayor,  who has lived in […]

Celebrities Support Hyde Bark 2015

This year’s Hyde Bark is set to be a star-studded event with a host of celebrities, including Blackadder’s Sir Tony Robinson and  Dr Margaret Mountford, best known for the Apprentice. Other celebrities include Bill Oddie, Sue Jameson and husband James Bolam, Marc Abraham, Aby King and Anneka Svenska. Join us on Sunday 5 July for […]