Biscuits and 2€

Want to support our work but don’t know how? 400gs of Hills high quality biscuits and a 2€ donation is what KittyCatz will receive for ONLY a cost of 4€ to you at our partner Vet, Vet Express C.C.Cosmos, Calle Galicia, Costa Adeje. That is a MASSIVE saving of 35% for you plus a 2€ donation for every bag to KittyCatz. Larger bags are also available with 5% discount. A WONDERFUL WAY TO DONATE FOOD. Pop in pay for a bag or 2 or 3…. and Vet Express will ensure we receive it. Its as simple as that.

We help the most sick and vulnerable cats and kittens and we can’t do that without your support so PLEASE support us with this offer. GRACIAS

Thank you Vanda

A BIG thank you to Vanda Kaplocka for supporting our work by donating this milk and biscuits. We take the most vulnerable and sick cats and kittens that other organisations often don’t have the resources or expertise to help so donations like this are very important to us.

Share, Share, Share

THANK YOU to everyone who has liked our Facebook page and is following our work. We want to grow the page as much as possible so PLEASE also share, share, share!!

What a day!!!

A BIG THANK YOU to everyone who made our opening day such a massive success yesterday. Didn’t get there yesterday? No problem we are open Monday to Friday 10.00-16.00 and Saturdays 10.00-14.00. It’s on Golf del Sur opposite the new Fantasia Bahia Principe Hotel where the Live Arico shop was. All proceeds go to Sangha San Miguel Animal Education Centre and Amigos de Gillian Banks who help disadvantaged children here in Tenerife.

Items for donation can be dropped into the shop during opening hours or to Now Tenerife next to the Aberdeen Steak House when the shop is closed.

Grand Opening

1st October is the GRAND OPENING of the Sangha San Miguel Education Centre and Amigos de Gillian Banks long awaited charity shop. It’s on Golf del Sur opposite the new hotel where the Live Arico shop was. Pop along from 13.00 until 16.00 tomorrow where you will be able to sip a glass of wine whilst browsing the fabulous bargains. All proceeds help the animals of Tenerife and the Centro del Día Guiadyl, an educational day centre for disadvantaged children.
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Normal opening times will be Monday to Friday 10.00-16.00 and Saturdays 10.00-14.00. Items for donation can be dropped into the shop during opening hours or to Now Tenerife next to the Aberdeen Steak House when the shop is closed.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Lost Pet?

The Veterinary Schools of Las Palmas and Santa Cruz de Tenerife have launched a mobile application to find lost animals on the islands, “Zoocan Buscamascotas”, announced today.

This tool allows both pet owners and individuals to download the application and register their animals so that, in case of loss, they can view and search for the pet or contact the owner of the animal to notify them of the finding.

The owner must register in the app, enter your ID and microchip number of your pet, so that, at any time, if necessary, you can register your animal as lost.

In the main panel of the application for the mobile photos are shown of the animals lost in the islands and the approximate place in which they were last seen, is highlighted in the note.

The application provides all the necessary information: photo, name, microchip number, species, breed and observations of the owner about the loss.

The Canary Registry of Animal Identification (Zoocan) currently has a census of more than 600,000 animals, mainly dogs and cats.

Aena cash for cats

AENA, the Spanish airports’ governing body, is investing 180,000 euros to help the “ethical control” of wild-cat colonies in terminals across the country.

The public-sector company sparked a public outrage when it levied a ban on feeding feral cats at its airports.

Animal-lovers throughout the country protested that it was cruel, because the homeless cats would not be able to survive.

But AENA clarified that it had introduced “controlled” feeding plans and its main aim was to keep them off the runways and out of hangars for their own and passengers’ safety.

Now, it is seeking animal shelters to take on the job of feeding and sterilising the cat colonies, which AENA will fund.

They aim to move the cats to safer places – if possible, within shelters, although this cannot always be done because mature feral felines struggle to adapt to living outside their ‘natural’ habitat.

The cats may settle in to their new environment, but unless they are young kittens, it is unlikely they will be able to be rehomed.

AENA insists it is ‘sensitive’ to feral cats’ needs and mindful of regional legislation in Madrid, Law 4/2016 of July 22 on Pet Protection, and will comply with its provisions even outside its area of jurisdiction.

This and other regional laws consider feral cats to be ‘pets’ for the purposes of welfare and protection, although they are also covered by Fauna Management rules for conservation of wild animals.

AENA has had no choice but to respond to the needs of feral cats and ensure their wellbeing, given the public pressure it has been under.

The Madrid Airport Feline Management (GFAM) association, made up of airport workers, has been feeding and caring for the animals for many years.

And members announced a revolt when AENA said they could be disciplined for setting up feeding stations, even though they followed regional government health guidelines and funded a trap, neuter, return (TNR) programme.

A petition on Change.org netted over 110,000 signatures in support of their cause.