Concern as ‘small furry’ corner fills up over the festive period
TAPPEARS Christmas was anything but the season of goodwill to ‘small furries’. Rabbits and guinea pigs are causing us som concern at the moment, and we have had a lot handed in over the Christmas and New Year period. We also have a litter of hamsters that was handed in to us to take care of.
Not only do we need to re-home them but we need to house the little things temporarily, too, so if you have an old hamster cage or are considering an upgrade, we would love to have your unwanted one: we could certainly use it!
Meanwhile, over in ‘small furry’ corner, we have Morn, a one-yearold tri-colour male guinea pig, who ended up in our care because his owner didn’t have time to look after him properly.
This cheeky and handsome little chap now needs a home where he will get the love and attention he so rightly deserves.
Guinea pigs make brilliant pets, with their low chirruping and excited squeaks, and just like rabbits they are very handleable.
Speaking of rabbits, we have some of those too. The latest from the Middlesex North-West
branch Lilly is a beautiful white and brown ‘lionhead’ variety of about three years old who is looking for a new home with her long-term companion, Rosie, an equally lovely, black rabbit.
Like all rabbits, these two friendly girls will require a large, spacious hutch and a generous sized run with plenty of room to play, stretch and exercise.
With somewhere lovely to live, a nutritious diet and lots of loving care, Lilly and Rosie would indeed be happy little bunnies.
If you think you can offer one of our animals a loving home then please ring RSPCA Hillingdon Branch on 01895 833417 or visit our website www. rspcahillingdonclinic.org. uk to download an application form.
n HANDSOME CHAP: Morn the guinea pig is looking for a new home as are rabbits Rosie and Lilly, right