Bridlington, Driffield & District Branch
Bridlington, Driffield & District Branch

Adopting a cat from our local RSPCA Branch

 

Every cat that comes into our care has a full health check including being tested for FELV. This is really important if going into a household that has existing cats. All cats are treated for worms and fleas. Our cats are given treatment for fleas and ticks that last for 3 months. With the exception of young kittens all cats are neutered and micro-chipped prior to adoption. Adopters of young kittens are given a voucher to cover the cost of neutering when the kitten is old enough. All this treatment costs our local branch around £97 for a male cat & £120 for a female. We keep cats in our care for a minimum of 3 weeks until they have been given both vaccinations. It costs £37 a week to board a cat so add that to the veterinary care makes the total cost in excess of £200 even if a cat is lucky enough to find a new home straightaway. Sometimes cats can spend many months in our care before they find their forever home. Many cats also need extra veterinary care, (not many come in in tip top condition!)such as dental treatment.

The adoption fee for a cat in our care is £50 so we think this is a reasonable fee and not a money making exercise.

Our cattery is bursting at the seams with cats looking for new homes & we have many on a waiting list to come in once we have space available.

If you are looking to adopt a cat please look at the lovely pictures on our cats looking for new homes page. Ring 01262 409080 or 07712459857 for more information.

 

 

 

We have 3 dogs looking for foster homes or new homes. Please see our dog page

 

 

Feral cats feeding.

 

These are just some of the many ferals on a local industrial estate that are being fed & cared for by two local RSPCA supporters. In the last 18 months they have caught 41 cats & had them tested & neutered. 22 of these cats were female so this has prevented many litters of kittens being born which would have added to the feral population. There are 5 feeding stations & some cat shelters on the estate & as well as thanking our 2 supporters for their time & patience in feeding & catching these cats, we must also thank the local businesses who allow them on to their premises to carry out this vital work. The testing & neutering of these cats is paid for by our local Branch. The cats are also routinely wormed to help keep them healthy.

 

Acorn

 

Acorn is a young hedgehog who was taken into the vets with a broken leg. The vets operated to remove his back left leg & he is making a remarkable recovery. He is very lively & feisty & not very happy about being given antibiotics at the moment! Once he has finished his course of treatment he will be transferred to a special secure wildlife area in a volunteers garden where he will be safe. The hedgehog population is reducing at an alarming rate so we must do all we can for these lovely creatures to safeguard them

2017 EVENTS

 

October

 

Sunday 1st October- Pet Blessing Service at Priory Church 3pm

 

Saturday 28th-Fundraising at Pets at Home Bridlington 10am-4pm

 

Sunday 29th - Fundraising at Pets at Home Bridlington 10-30am-4pm

 

 

 

 

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Registered Charity Number

232212

Contacts

RSPCA 24 Hour Cruelty & Advice Helpline

0300 1234999

 

Report Cruelty on line

 

Get help and advice about animals from the national website

 

Adopt a dog or bird

01377 240325

 

Adopt a cat or small animal

01262 409080 (Answerphone)

07712459857

 

General Enquiries

01262 671511 (Answerphone)

07712478436

 

Bridlington Charity Shop

01262 679038

 

Bridlington Fund Raising

01262 673220

 

Driffield Fund Raising

01377 252361

Dog Warden (East Riding)

01482 887700

 

Dog Warden (Ryedale)

01653 600666

 

email

rspca.bridlington@hotmail.co.uk

 

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