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Animal Care

Animal Care takes in, cares for, and finds new homes for a large number of dogs, cats, rabbits and other animals, large and small, as well as undertaking a conservation programme with their land involving tree planting and care. Volunteering opportunities in the cafe, sanctuary and fundraising.  

Hill’s Pet Nutrition cat food pouches recalled over vomiting and diarrhoea risk

13/5/16: Hill’s Pet Nutrition is conducting a voluntary recall of limited production lots of certain Hill’s cat food pouches. The earliest these products were available for sale in the UK and the Republic of Ireland is December 2015. Due to an error by an ingredient supplier, the products being recalled contain high levels of iron.

Missing Cat? Here's Some Useful Contacts...

16/4/15: Missing: Have you seen microchipped Ted, who's gone walkabout from Myndon Street, Skerton, to the dismay of his owners? If you have, contact his owners via the Bring Ted Home Facebook page. Every Spring, local cats - male cats in particular - seem determined to drive their owners to distraction by going on a walkabout, sometimes, unfortunately, for good.

Cats shot on Marsh Estate, Police investigating

30/10/14: Lancaster Police have received two reports of three cats being harmed or shot from residents of the Marsh Estate, Lancaster. "This is a cruel and completely unacceptable crime which has left pet owners feeling unsettled," said a spokesperson, who also pointed out that this is an unusual offence which will likely surprise and disgust local residents.

Cats Protection League (Lancaster & Morecambe)

P.O. Box 179, Morecambe, LA3 1WL Tel.: 01524 850112 Cats Protection houses cats and welcomes volunteers.  

Animal Christmas Fair this weekend in Morecambe

2/12/11: If you don't already know, Animal Care's Christmas Fair will be on Sunday 4th December at the Platform, Morecambe between 11.30 to 3.30. If you can get along and support their efforts to rehome and help animals abandonned through no fault of their own, the charity would be very grateful.

Cats Protection Summer Fair announced

1/6/11: Could you adopt Jingles? Find out more from Cats ProtectionThe local branch of Cats Protection has announced its Summer Fair in aid of its work rescuing and re-homing felines great and small. Taking place at 7, Cyprus Road, Heysham on Sunday 19th June, organisers say this year's event will build on the success of last and promises to be even bigger and better this year!

Animal Care seeks Spring Fair helpers

30/3/10: Lancaster's Animal Care charity on Lancaster's Blea Tarn Road is looking for help at its Spring Fair on Friday 9th April 2010 at St Martin of Tours in Westgate, Morecambe. They need people to help run stalls, serve refreshments or bake some cakes for them to sell on the day.

Pets Dumped in Local Bottle Banks

18/3/09: Locals are being urged to check their nearby bottle and recycling banks before they dispose of their empties - because there could be more inside them than reusables. This week's Morecambe Visitor reports that pet rabbits, kittens and a guinea pig have all been dumped in local bottle banks, which then ate their own fur and skin in a desperate bid to survive.

Have You Found Our Cat?

6/2/09: Mysterious 'lost cat' posters are appearing round Lancaster town centre as part of a unique storytelling project organised by Lancaster LitFest.