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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 […]

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, […]

International Vet Training Programme The Mayhew

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 […]