SPECIAL ADOPTION APPEAL - Precious is now our longest staying cat, we really thought she would have found her forever home by now. Precious came to us from the inspectorate after being found abandoned with her 6 kittens! She was very thin and hungry but luckily we managed to place her in a foster home where she has settled in nicely. We have re-homed all her kittens and so surely its now time for Precious to find her home and become part of a loving family. Her foster carer tells us she is a lovely cat and really loves to be stroked and have a head tickle! Please give her a chance to know how good it feels to be in a loving forever home. You can view further information and pictures here.



CHRISTMAS DONATIONS - A big thanks goes out to Laura, Kim and all the staff at Skipton Building Society who held a food bank donation scheme at their head office over Christmas. We have distributed the food to our foster carers and also sent some up to the kennels for the branch animals who are not in foster homes. The goods will keep us stocked up for a long time! Also a big thanks to Sarah who donated £250 to the branch, the money was raised in leiu of Christmas gifts & thanks to Carina from Mill Bridge Gallery in Skipton for the donation of £517 - raised from sales at an art exhibition! We rely on donations from the public and businesses within our area and we really are extremely grateful for everyone's support. Thank You!



DATES FOR YOUR DIARY - Our next volunteer meeting will be held on Wednesday 28th January 7.30pm at Steeton Hall. It would be great to see all our volunteers at the meeting - if you have joined the branch recently please feel free to call in and meet everyone. It would be nice to put faces to the names. We will be sending out the latest branch newsletter soon which will also contain a reminder of the meeting. See you all there!





YOU STILL HAVE TIME - We still have some 2015 branch calendars left for sale. The calendar features lots of the animals that have been re-homed from our branch in the past year. The calendar is available at Ashlands vets in Glusburn, Ilkley & Skipton. If you would like a copy please hurry before they all sell out! If you are unable to collect a copy you can order yours online here.    





INFORMATION FOR DOG OWNERS - In the UK any dog in a public place must wear a collar & tag with the name, address and postcode of the owner clearly visible. Your telephone number is optional but we would advise that you include this. You do not have to put the dogs name on the tag, in fact we would advise against displaying the dogs name at all. Don't forget to micro-chip your pet for the best chance of a reunion if they become lost. ID tags are available at most pet stores in a range of designs, you can arrange micro-chipping by contacting your local vets surgery.




REPORTING CRUELTY OR SICK/INJURED ANIMALS - Please be aware that local branches cannot deal with cases of cruelty, neglect or sick & injured animals (This also applies to wildlife). The main RSPCA branch operate a 24 hour call centre which you can contact on Telephone: 0300 1234 999. You can also report cases online too, you can find further information & advice here.