An­i­mal Res­cue with Mar­ion Gar­nett

Ded­i­cated an­i­mal ex­pert founder of the Eal­ing An­i­mal Wel­fare Bazaar, con­tin­ues her col­umn

Harefield Gazette - - ANIMAL NEWS -

IF you are think­ing of adopt­ing a cat and would like some help choos­ing one, Bat­tersea Dogs and Cats Home is host­ing an ex­clu­sive match­mak­ing re­hom­ing evening on Valen­tine’s Day, Fe­bru­ary 14.

Called Feline Lonely, their ex­pert match­mak­ers (also known as the Cat Re­hom­ing Team) will be on hand dur­ing the evening to of­fer guid­ance over how to find your dream cat.

Be­sides meet­ing the cats, you will also be able to pose for a photo in front of Bat­tersea’s pho­to­board, take part in a feline quiz and nib­ble sweet treats. There are two ses­sions, firstly 5.30 to 7pm and, se­condly, 7 to 8.30pm. Tick­ets are £7 per per­son in­clud­ing a drink on ar­rival and must be pur­chased in ad­vance from bat­ This spe­cial evening takes place at Bat­tersea’s re­hom­ing cen­tre at 4, Bat­tersea Park Road, SW8 4AA.

Scar­lett is wait­ing there, at the mo­ment, to find her per­fect match. She ar­rived at Bat­tersea af­ter her owner moved overseas. Scar­lett can come across as con­fi­dent but she also has a shy side.

This gor­geous girl is look­ing for a fam­ily who has owned cats be­fore and will un­der­stand that she may take some time to set­tle. Even though she prefers to spend much of her day in­doors, she would still ben­e­fit from be­ing able to go out­side if she wants to. Mar­ion Gar­nett,

If you would like to meet Scar­lett she is wait­ing for you at Bat­tersea (ad­dress above) or call 0843 509 4444.

It’s not just the Valen­tine evening that Bat­tersea is host­ing. Ev­ery month, in their Lon­don Cat­tery, they also host a Knit­ting Kit­tens Club dur­ing which sup­port­ers can knit mice, blan­kets and toys for the Bat­tersea res­i­dents or, al­ter­na­tively, can knit items for their own pets us­ing Bat­tersea’s an­i­mals as in­spi­ra­tion.

All lev­els of knit­ting ex­per­tise are wel­come. Ad­mis­sion is £2 with the next meet­ing tak­ing place at Bat­tersea on Wed­nes­day Fe­bru­ary 15 (5pm to 8pm).

Visi­tors to next month’s Eal­ing An­i­mal Wel­fare Bazaar will have the chance to hear first-hand more about the work of the world-fa­mous Bat­tersea re­hom­ing cen­tre.

To­gether with other groups such as Sea Shep­herd, Save the Asian Ele­phants and An­i­mal Aid, Bat­tersea will be giv­ing a pre­sen­ta­tion as part of the Bazaar’s fan­tas­tic pro­gramme of talks.

There will also be lots to buy. The Eal­ing An­i­mal Wel­fare Bazaar takes place on Satur­day March 4 (10.30am-4pm) at Han­well Methodist Church, Church Road, W7 1DJ. More de­tails from an­i­mal wel­fare bazaar. info. Ad­mis­sion is free.

DON’T MISS: Scar­lett

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