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Fun on the farm: Three heart-warming 'farm cat' rehoming stories
Research has shown that 90% of centres and branches find it harder to rehome 'farm cats' and so we've launched a new rehoming campaign to help find alternative homes for cats who prefer the great outdoors.
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The Great Outpaws! We're looking for outdoor homes for nervous cats
After data showed that it's much harder to find homes for 'farm cats' we've launched a new rehoming campaign to help find alternative homes for cats who prefer the great outdoors.
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An end to 'encouragement'- it's time for horseracing to follow the science about whipping

Why the use of the whip doesn't have a place in horseracing.

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Why Breed Specific Legislation continues to fail dogs and people
BSL has killed thousands of dogs over 30 years because of how they look. This has to stop.
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Calling all young photographers: Enter your animal pics to win! 
We're offering young people the chance to win amazing prizes in return for them getting snap happy with their favourite animals.
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Why talking sense about sentience is so important for animal welfare
The science is there - animals can feel pain, distress, happiness and fear. This Government has a clear commitment to animal welfare and this bill is about drawing on the available science and expertise to improve public policy-making.
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Social media: A blessing and a curse

Our Social Media Manager, Tess Macpherson-Woods, shares her experience working here in the busy world of social media.

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How a new friend helped my heart-broken rabbit go from rock bottom to sky high
Last year, I welcomed Rocket into my home to be a companion for my existing rabbit Luna, following the loss of her hus-bun. It took six tough weeks of bonding to get them together, but now they're stuck together like glue.
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Everything you need to know about planning a dog-friendly staycation
Everything you need to know about planning a dog-friendly staycation
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Dotty for Dalmatians: Do your research before getting into a spot of bother
With the launch of Disney's latest classic film remake, Cruella, we're all about to go dotty for Dalmatians again.