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Today's #ThrowbackThursday photo features a quarantine cat at our Hackbridge centre in 1929. ๐Ÿฑ When the Rhineland occupation was rolled back cats were also covered by the quarantine law and many soldiers brought their pets to Battersea where they were offered safe board. ๏ฟฝet
Rescue pets are truly one of a kind. ๐Ÿ’ช Katy and her cat Orion joined us to film our Wear Blue for Rescue ad, and she shared some of her thoughts on why she thinks rescue pets are so unique. ๏ฟฝ#RescueIsMyFavouriteBreedeP0
Happy Birthday @SimonCowell - we hope you have a fabulous day. ๐ŸŽ‚๐ŸŽ‰ Thank you for being such a good friend to Battersea's dogs and cats! U5p
Our amazing Ambassador, @TomHardy was interviewed by our friends over at @ladbible for @VenomMovie, so we thought we'd send some of our Battersea dogs along to ask him questions! ๐Ÿ˜ Watch the full video ๏ฟฝbit.ly/3Di8IAJ5Fq
Resource guarding is when your dog becomes defensive in order to keep you away from an item or resource that they find valuable. ๐Ÿถ If your puppy displays this behaviour, our experts are here to help with an online interactive puppy training course:bit.ly/3dAxcenhh
We're excited to be teaming up with @NZXT and @NovatechLtd to give you the chance to win a limited edition Battersea gaming PC ! To get involved, sign up to Gaming To The Rescue and fundraise by gaming or streaming for Battersea. Learn more here! ๐Ÿถbit.ly/3icuo9g9yG
Collars, leads and harnesses donโ€™t always feel natural to our canine companions. ๐Ÿถ Itโ€™s important they learn to be relaxed around them as they are big part of their daily lives, and help keep them safe. Learn how you can help your dog with this:bit.ly/3uNGT0k7H
Itโ€™s time we showed the world that much-loved rescue animals are in homes across the country, so we decided to Wear Blue for Rescue! ๐Ÿ’™ Watch our interview with director@mateowilliss, a former Battersea dog owner, who directed our Wear Blue For Rescue ad. ๏ฟฝgL
Supporting @Battersea_ is refreshing and delicious. Give it a go!
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Unable to go to his regular grooming appointments at the beginning of the pandemic, Barney's fur was badly matted when he came to us. ๐Ÿ’” He was much more comfortable and happy after spending some time with our expert groomer Ellie, and we found him a fantastic new home! ๏ฟฝYa
If your cat wears a collar, ensure you use a quick release one that pulls apart if they get stuck on anything. ๐Ÿ’™ Injuries, or worse, can occur when using collars with buckles or elastic so it's important that your cat is able to release themselves if needed. ๏ฟฝ#TuesdayThoughtstFw
All of the dogs, cats and humans here in Battersea would like to wish our friend @andrea_mclean a very Happy Birthday! ๐Ÿ’™๐ŸŽ‚ We hope that you and ex-Battersea dog Teddy have a fabulous day. hla
Our Animal Partnerships team works with rescues around the UK. Recently, we collaborated with Islay Dog Rescue on their operational and welfare procedures. We are proud to partner with other rescue centres as together we aim to improve the lives of rescue pets everywhere. ๐Ÿ’™G
October marks #BlackCatAwarenessMonth, so we're doing some mini panther myth-busting! ๐Ÿ’ช Contrary to popular belief, black cats have historically been considered lucky in Britain. Superstitions aside, we think that if you have a black cat in your life, you're the lucky one. ๏ฟฝpv
Happy #WorldAnimalDay! ๐Ÿถ๐Ÿฑ๐ŸŽ‰ Life just wouldn't be the same without our four-legged friends, and so we're celebrating by spoiling them even more than usual. ๐Ÿ˜‰ Share a photo of your pet below, and help spread the joynxDCi
We'd like to say a massive thank you to everyone who came along to our #MuddyDogChallenge Event in Leeds this weekend - we hope you had as much fun as we did! ๐ŸŽ‰ The money you helped raise will allow us to provide love and care for thousands of dogs and cats in need. ๏ฟฝeH
We'd like to wish a very Happy Birthday to the lovely Leigh-Anne of @LittleMix! ๐ŸŽ‰๐ŸŽ‚ Thank you for being such a wonderful friend to all of the dogs and cats of Battersea, we hope you have a fantastic day. tTe
Our rescue pets are there for us during the good times, and the hard times. Reeta and Howard joined us with their dog Honey to film our Wear Blue for Rescue ad, and they shared some of the reasons why rescue is important to them. ๐Ÿ’™#RescueIsMyFavouriteBreeddY
"You can't sit with us." October 3rd is #MeanGirlsDay, so of course we had to share some of Battersea's very own Plastics. ๐Ÿฑ๏ฟฝ7H
We'd like to wish a very Happy Birthday to our friend @Benfogle - all of the dogs and cats here at Battersea hope you have a wonderful day! ๐ŸŽ‚๏ฟฝYt
Have you been inspired by today's marathon runners? ๐Ÿ’ช๐Ÿƒโ€โ™‚๏ธIf you'd like to join Team Battersea at the 2022 TC@LondonMarathonon, find out more and register here ๐Ÿฑbit.ly/2Y4vqgyVKUEpJ
Wear Blue for Rescue champions the underdogs who have become top cats and are now living their best lives on sofas, in laps, and even on life-saving missions around the world. ๐Ÿ’ช๐Ÿ˜ Donate today to help us give second chances to rescue animals everywherebit.ly/3rdSuUhHYj
No matter how mischievous they are when they're awake, the sight of our dogs and cats sleeping never fails to melt our hearts. ๐Ÿ˜ Share a photo of your pet napping in the comments below, and help spread the joy! ๏ฟฝ#SleepySundayaTc
Will you be tuning into @bbcstrictly tonight? ๐Ÿ’ƒ Our wonderful friend@karen_hauerr shared with us why she chooses to Wear Blue For Rescue. ๐Ÿ˜#Strictlyt#RescueIsMyFavouriteBreedevMj
Apple slices make a healthy treat for your dog and can help keep their teeth clean and breath fresh. ๐Ÿ๐Ÿ˜ However, the core and seeds of an apple can be toxic to your pet. While a few apple pips are unlikely to cause any harm, itโ€™s best to remove them and avoid the risk. Mwg
It's #WorldSmileDay, so we just had to share some pictures of Battersea's best smiles - from our Staffies, of course! Do you have a smiler of your own at home? We'd love to see them. ๐Ÿฅฐ๏ฟฝoo
People who Wear Blue For Rescue want the whole world to see how incredible rescue pets are! ๐Ÿ™Œ Share your love of rescue animals by posting pictures of your pet, donโ€™t forget to tag us and use#RescueIsMyFavouriteBreedd so that we can see your posts. ๐Ÿ˜Y27
We'd like to say a massive thank you to everyone coming to today's #MuddyDogChallenge Event in Leeds! ๐Ÿ’™ Good luck, we hope you have a fantastic day. ๐ŸŽ‰ljw
Today's Staff Pic of the Week comes from our Veterinary Nurse Emma, who took this adorable photo of three Battersea kittens as they waited politely on her weighing scales when they were getting their checkups! ๐Ÿ˜๏ฟฝNN
Check out those glow-ups! ๐Ÿ˜ We were delighted to work with our friends at@ladbiblee to create this video to support Wear Blue For Rescue. ๏ฟฝtwitter.com/ladbible/statuโ€ฆEn
Today is #NationalBlackDogDay, a day born from the fact that black dogs can sometimes take longer to find homes in rescue centres than their more colourful counterparts. ๐Ÿ–ค We love our black dogs - share a picture of your canine companion below, and help spread the joy!k
Put your hands (or paws) in the air - we've got that #FridayFeeling! ๐ŸŽ‰๏ฟฝKw
It's #NationalPodcastDay and ex Battersea cat Victoria looks all set to upload her latest cat-cast.๐Ÿ˜‰ If your pet had a podcast, what would it be called? Let us know in the comments. ๐Ÿ˜†๏ฟฝEua
While it may be tempting to give your furry friend leftovers, it's important to remember that some foods can be toxic. Here's just a short list of foods to beware of: ๐Ÿšซ Onions ๐Ÿšซ Chocolate ๐Ÿšซ Macadamia nuts ๐Ÿšซ Cooked bones ๐Ÿšซ AvoFohBK
With the UK release of #NoTimeToDie today, our rescue dogs have been practising their martini mixing skills ๐Ÿธ...not sure they've quite got the hang of it yet. ๐Ÿ˜‰#RescueIsMyFavouriteBreede#JamesBondorsP
It's #NationalCoffeeDay so no better time to show off adorable ex-Battersea cats Latte and Cappuccino! ๐Ÿฑโ˜•7
We are very excited to announce we have been awarded a special grant from @Battersea_ We now have our own vet nurse on site to help animals like Milo pictured below โค๏ธ๐Ÿพ cotswoldsdogsandcatshome.org.uk/single-post/spโ€ฆN#fundingg#grantt#thankss#dogss#catss#AnimalWelfareep
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Our Battersea cats and dogs are skilfully representing exactly how we feel when we don't have our coffee first thing in the morning ๐Ÿคฃโ˜•#NationalCoffeeDayym
Blind dogs may not be able to see, but that doesnโ€™t affect their ability (or desire) to learn. Watch our new video to get tips on things you can do around the home to make sure they are as safe and comfortable as possible ๐Ÿ‘‰bit.ly/3zSqSH5Y#WednesdayWisdommo
At Battersea, we're so lucky to have the support of many incredible rescue pet owners and lovers alike! ๐Ÿ’™ Check out what our wonderful Ambassador,@AmandaHoldenn had to say about why she chooses to Wear Blue for Rescue. ๏ฟฝ#RescueIsMyFavouriteBreedeqM
Puppies may steal our hearts, but they can be a lot of work! Our Puppy Programme is a six-week interactive online puppy training course led by our experienced trainers. Find out more ๐Ÿถ bit.ly/2ZCZPmSFaF
๐Ÿ’™ ๐—ช๐—ฒ๐—ฎ๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ด ๐—•๐—น๐˜‚๐—ฒ ๐—ณ๐—ผ๐—ฟ ๐—ฅ๐—ฒ๐˜€๐—ฐ๐˜‚๐—ฒ. The lads are showi@Battersea_pport for @Bat#QPRea_#QPRBIRmt.co/VVZpZSZlDt
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Day One Battersea dogs home hydrotherapy centre. Trying to re-connect his brain to his legs. 2 days a week for next few months. These people are angels. Itโ€™s mentally exhausting all this but today felt like finally a step forward. @Battersea_
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Winnie came to Battersea as a stray with an injury to her back leg that required an operation from our dedicated veterinary team. ๐Ÿ’” Thankfully we were able to find her a home where her new owners are able to help Winnie with her training and hydrotherapy! ๏ฟฝ#CharityTuesdayaNS
๐Ÿ’™ ๐—ช๐—ฒ๐—ฎ๐—ฟ ๐—•๐—น๐˜‚๐—ฒ ๐—ณ๐—ผ๐—ฟ ๐—ฅ๐—ฒ๐˜€๐—ฐ๐˜‚๐—ฒ. Tonight we'll be proudly supporting anim@Battersea_harit#QPRatt#RescueIsMyFavouriteBreedueIsMyFavouriteBreed
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We're looking for amazing volunteers to join our Team Battersea cheer squad! Click the link for more information on how you can cheer on our incredible Team Battersea runners at this year's London Marathon and Royal Parks Half Marathon ๐Ÿ’™๏ฟฝbit.ly/2WgCYforbt
GARC will be working alongside @Battersea_ to help shape the Kept Animals Bill to ensure that the importation of animals into the UK doesnโ€™t risk the spread of diseases, especially rabies. On #WorldRabiesDay, be involved and raise rabies awareness rabiesalliance.org/world-rabies-dโ€ฆ
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This #WorldRabiesDay, we're working to help promote awareness of responsible dog ownership alongside our partner organisations. You can read more about the fantastic work being done by @RabiesAlliance around the globe here ๐Ÿ‘‰bit.ly/3zKtqHfWf
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