Happy Halloween to everyone celebrating tonight!!
This is going to be a difficult post to write because I have to ask you for help!
This is an appeal!
This is an appeal!
I can't solve any of the stupid wars out there nor will the corrupt and deceitful politicians listen to anything I say ! However I can but try to help these poor animals who are taking the brunt of the actual recession that many of us are suffering from. It is cheaper to chuck them out,abandon them,thrown them in the rubbish bin,ditch them at a roadside and even thrown them into the river to die miserably!
A neighbour said to me the other day that what was all the fuss about , that it is the humans first and then the animals....very nice.... considering it is the humans who brought them into their world in the first place and domesticated them. If they had left well alone nature would have taken charge as she does with the wild animals.
Please don't get me wrong I will always save a child before an animal but I'll try and save my pet as well!
WE are responsible for these animals who have been brought into our society to live and that responsibility must be accepted!
Spanish Strays is a non-profit organization run by a small group of national and international volunteers in the Campos de Gibraltar area in Spain They are doing a splendid but never ending job of rounding up stray cats and caring for cats that have been abandoned. They heal them,feed them and neuter them;They also find them forever homes in Spain,Europe or the UK.
It is a slow arduous task!
If you follow Hettie Jones blog and View from a Teapot you will already have heard of this organization. Sophie at Hettie Jones blog has adopted Luna and given her a loving home.
View from a Teapot has also sent out a cry for help you can read about it on her post here.
However Spanish Strays are in dire straits!! The refuge is packed and I mean packed full so much so that if Spanish Strays are not able to reduce the numbers of cats in the refuge the municipal regulations will kick in and it means they will have to put the cats down within 10 days.
They desperately need forever homes or foster homes for the cats but they cannot get the cats' passport to send cats to forever homes abroad if they have not been neutered and vaccinate first. They also need the travel expenses as Spanish Strays sponsers part of the travel expenses too.
In other words they need funds!
Kerrie Edwards,one of the volunteers has thought of setting up a craft stall at the numerous Christmas craft markets which are very popular in Spain throughout December, to collect funds for the refuge .......but she needs supplies!!!!!
This is where you and I come in!
I was thinking if I can find the time and the cash to make a few bunting triangles to send to Lucy at Attic24 for Yarndale surely I can do the same for this worthy cause and perhaps I could make a few more bits and pieces to send to Kerrie to sell.
I know there are lots and lots of very good causes out there who need help but can it be these cats turn now.
It is totally up to you, just a little something will be fine.
Can you imagine if 10 crafters make and send a beanie each to Kerrie,then she has 10 beanies to sell...if 10 other crafters make one pot holder each then Kerrie has 10 pot holders to sell and so on. A couple of pot holders does not weigh very much so the cost of postage would not be horrendous.
If you want to help please comment here and I will send you Kerrie's postal address by email where you can send your craft donation. If you want more information about Spanishstrays ,this is their facebook page . If you cannot help by donating something to Kerries´stall you can still help by clicking LIKE on their FB page and also by sharing the link with your friends.
Please please pass this message along to your bloggy friends.
Can it be a happy MOGGIES' Christmas this year please!!!