The latest from Blue Cross


Catch up on the latest pet news and hear stories about the animals Blue Cross has helped. Find out what’s happening at Blue Cross and the animal campaigns we’re running.

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Our latest news stories are listed below. For older news stories, view our news archives.


Photo of Millie, a puppy treated by Blue CrossBlue Cross launches a Manifesto for Pets27 Jan 2015With 100 days to go until the general election, Blue Cross is today launching its Manifesto for Pets. Photo of Theresa with Tinks the cat, who is looking for a homeHead shave fundraiser smashes target to help needy pets26 Jan 2015An animal lover who shaved her head for Blue Cross has smashed her fundraising target. Photo of Horatio, the one-eyed catBrave cat Horatio seeks his first mate21 Jan 2015A stray cat dubbed ‘Horatio’ after he had a painful poorly eye removed is on the lookout for a new home. Photo of Victoria the kitten being held by a Blue Cross vet nurseVote for animal heroes now in the Petplan and ADCH awards16 Jan 2015If you know an animal charity employee or volunteer who’s gone the extra mile to help pets, now’s the chance to make sure they get the recognition they deserve. Photo of Blue Cross shop volunteer Kathy SellickIf you’re for pets, we’re for you15 Jan 2015Did you know that one hour of volunteering in a Blue Cross charity shop guarantees lifesaving vaccinations for a litter of eight abandoned puppies? Photo of Kenzo the dogMeet Kenzo - our most unwanted pet15 Jan 2015Blue Cross is always there for unwanted pets – no matter how long it takes to find them a home… Photo of Blue Cross London 10k runnersRun the Bupa London 10k and help injured and abandoned pets14 Jan 2015Kick 2015 off on the right foot by signing up for the Bupa London 10k to help pets in need. Photo of Salvador the catWill persistence pay off for moustached moggy Salvador?13 Jan 2015Moustached moggy Salvador is looking for a new home after being found wandering alone. Photo of Teddy the homeless catCould you give lonely cat Teddy a loving home?12 Jan 2015Poor Teddy can’t bear to be homeless for much longer. Photo of Button the baby chinchilla at seven weeks oldCute as a button chinchilla finds a home12 Jan 2015A baby chinchilla who was orphaned at just four weeks old has found a loving new home. Photo of rabbits Amber and AspenWill it be a 'hoppy' new year for abandoned bunnies?09 Jan 2015Two homeless rabbits are hoping that 2015 will bring them the hoppy new home they’ve been patiently waiting for, after being abandoned three months ago. Photo of a cat being examined by a Blue Cross vetLast call for top animal welfare award nominations08 Jan 2015If you know someone who has shown outstanding commitment to improving animal welfare, nominate them for the 2015 Animal Welfare Awards today. Photo of Boozy Bella with a hangover. Photo by SWNSDog Bella poisoned after drinking bottle of eggnog02 Jan 2015A seven-month old German shepherd dog is feeling a little ruff after downing a bottle of festive tipple Advocaat.