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Aberdeen centre appeal for items to hand-rear influx of kittens


We are appealing to friends of felines for donations of kitten food and toys for kittens in the care of their Aberdeenshire Animal Rescue and Rehoming Centre.

The centre is getting ready for hand-rearing a number of kittens and is running low on wet and dry kitten food, cotton pads, bedding and calming toys. Items can be purchased from the centre’s Amazon wish list or via any other online retailer offering direct delivery to the centre. Donations can also be handed into the centre reception between 1pm and 4pm daily.

Manager of the centre, Jacqueline McEwen, said: “Kittens come into our care for a variety of reasons and summer is particularly busy for hand-rearing orphaned babies at the centre and so we will have a lot of hungry mouths to feed.

“The kittens will not be old enough to be rehomed so need to be cared for by the team here at the centre.

“We use the calming toys to give the kittens something to snuggle up to so they don’t miss their mum too much.

“The cotton pads are used to toilet the kittens, which is a job their mum would normally do but now falls to us!

“We’d be so grateful for anything anyone can spare. The donations will really help to keep the kittens happy and healthy until they’re old enough to find their forever homes.”

Items can be donated via the centre’s Amazon wish list here:

or sent from another online retailer that can deliver. They can also be dropped in to the centre reception daily between 1pm and 4pm at Scottish SPCA Aberdeenshire Animal Rescue and Rehoming Centre, Drumoak, Banchory AB31 5AJ




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