August 23, 2011
Jamie reunited with rescued kittens at local wildlife centre
11-year-old boy who rescued four kittens has this week been reunited
with the tiny creatures during a visit to a wildlife centre near
youngster, Jamie Ursell, crawled through a hedge to rescue the kittens after
spotting them discarded, crying and hungry, in long grass near
family alerted East Huntspill's Secret World Wildlife Rescue Centre,
whose carers have been nursing the animals back to good health.
four kittens have been found suitable homes but remain at the
centre until they are weaned and old enough to start their new
mum, Kim, who visited the centre this week with the youngster
told Burnham-On-Sea.com: "We are really proud of Jamie for
helping the kittens this way."
"We are already thinking of ways we can help Secret World
by organising our own fundraising event."
animals are not usually taken in by the centre - only injured
and orphaned wildlife.
on this occasion, it quickly became clear that professional intervention
was needed to save the kittens.
Secret World is appealing for visitors to donate much-needed
cat and dog food, kitchen roll and washing powder to help the
25 foxes, 35 badger cubs and 40 hedgehogs which they are caring
for at the moment.
Supporters of Secret World are also being encouraged to visit
the charity's Open Weekend at New Road Farm in East Huntspill
Charity founder Pauline Kidner said: "We are hoping visitors
will come along with food donations when they visit us this weekend
as we desperately need to keep costs down as we prepare for a
busy winter with lots of hedgehogs."