opens brand new £200,000 cattery facilities in Brent Knoll
RSPCA has opened a brand new £200,000 cattery in Brent Knoll
facilities, in Brent Road, were officially opened during a ribbon-cutting
ceremony on Saturday attended by doxzens of supporters and guests.
comes after a busy year in which 214 cats have been re-homed by
Hinton, RSPCA secretary at the centre, told Burnham-On-Sea.com:
"The new cattery provides us with a new assessment centre for
when cats arrive, plus a state-of-the-art quarantine area, and a
new behavioural unit."
be able to accommodate more animals at the new facilities - 80 cats
in all - which means we can help more animals."
the new cattery and associated work has cost £205,500 with
the money coming from fundraising and the support of our neighbouring
RSPCA branch in Somerset."
Tutton, centre manager, said: "These modern new facilities
are a real boost and will enable us to handle more cats than we
curently do, but we are conscious that our running costs will rise
and therefore more fundraising will be essential through our 11
shops in the region."
couldn't do it all without our wonderful volunteers and supporters."
new cattery has been named the Joan Martin Cattery after the branch's
long-serving former Chairwoman.
The ceremony was led by Rita Hinton, secretary, with Nikki Tutton,
centre manager, and Colin Strong, retired branch support specialist