Difficult Times . . .

Those of you following Heather`s posts on facebook will know Sweety came to us at the weekend for intensive care, she was deteriorating rapidly. Despite emergency care on Monday morning sadly her heart gave out whilst our vet was trying to treat her.

People have been asking the cause, its not pleasant but sometimes we do postmortems on difficult cases to make sure we have all done what we can & learn what care we can change if anything in the future.
Sweety had overwhelming infection from old wounds, her lungs and chest cavity were filled with pus, nothing would have saved this brave girl.

Sweety
Vinnie

Meanwhile to add to our distress Vinnie from ARIA despite everyone’s best efforts had to be let go the ear cancer and infection had spread, he too was a brave boy.

On a good note meet Zippy the joint child! He is around 3 weeks old, still bottle feeding three hourly, & he seems very healthy, we think his mummy was run over. If anyone can give him a home or help in any way please do!  

Zippy

Pet travel to UK

Nothing will change for your pet before the end of the transition period on 31 December, but what happens afterwards depends on what is negotiated in the next 11 months. At present, dogs, cats and ferrets can travel freely across the EU on an EU pet passport, under the EU pet travel scheme.

Jemima with her UK adopters meets current occupant.. (she’s the one thats growling)
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Arche Noah Kreta Chania

Between 10 and 11 January a two days neutering session of 26 stray animals of the Municipality of Chania was successfully completed by the vet Melanie Stehle member of the association Arche Noah Kreta e.V. : 19 female and 2 male stray cats and 5 female stray dogs from various areas of Chania, where it is a fact that the problem is intense because of the continuous abandonment and uncontrolled breeding, in particular from the areas of Agia, Perivolia, Pasakaki, Nerokourou, Chrisopigi, Akrotiri, Kounoupidiana and from the center of the city.

Veterinary Nurse Christina Schomann & Veterinarian Melanie Stehle
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