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.


Cat and vet nurseNominate your favourite vet nurse for top award29 Jul 2014Blue Cross is asking pet owners across the country to nominate their favourite veterinary nurse to become Veterinary Nurse of the Year 2014. CaraCrowded house leaves six kittens homeless28 Jul 2014Six kittens have arrived at our Felixstowe rehoming centre after their owners were unable to cope with the number of pets they were caring for. Marc the vet and WinnieBlue Cross calls for ban on sale of puppies and kittens in pet shops25 Jul 2014We welcomed celebrity vet and animal welfare campaigner, Marc Abraham, to our Victoria animal hospital today as we back his Pup Aid campaign to ban the sale of puppies and kittens in pet shops. Bromsgrove gets green lightGreen light to help more pets in Bromsgrove 22 Jul 2014Blue Cross will soon be able to help thousands more pets in Bromsgrove after planning permission to rebuild much of our rehoming centre was granted. Miss Frances Mary DaviesGenerous legacy will help Blue Cross care for many more pets21 Jul 2014Animal lover Frances Mary Davies has left £105,000 to Blue Cross so we can make sure our doors are always open to sick, injured and homeless pets. SpikePedigree cat influx at Blue Cross Torbay 21 Jul 2014It’s not just moggies that need help finding new homes – pedigree cats are looking for love, too. FosterEmergency pet foster volunteers needed in London21 Jul 2014Could you help improve the welfare of needy pets in Blue Cross care? Do you live in the London area? ChloeOpen window warning for curious cats18 Jul 2014With temperatures soaring, Blue Cross is warning pet owners of the dangers of open windows after 22 cats were injured by falls in just one month. EsmeMeet Esme, now homeless for 300 days17 Jul 2014Can you help us find a home for cat Esme, who has been in Blue Cross care for over 300 days? MollyBeautiful cat Molly seeks retirement home15 Jul 2014Cat Molly is having trouble finding a home to spend her golden years in because of her age. LionelHome win for football ‘kit’ Lionel11 Jul 2014A homeless kitten named after footballer Lionel Messi is living up to his name by showing a surprising interest in the World Cup. BillyThird time lucky for Billy-no-mates?10 Jul 2014Will it be third time lucky for Billy, the young cat without a home to call his own? Suffolk-centre-heroAnother step closer to helping more pets in Suffolk10 Jul 2014Blue Cross is delighted to tell our supporters that we have bought the land to build our new Suffolk rehoming centre on. KittenProtect pets against killer fleas, Blue Cross warns07 Jul 2014Blue Cross is warning owners to protect their pets against killer fleas following the sad deaths of three kittens at our Blue Cross Victoria animal hospital last week. HoneyNew balls please, say Blue Cross vets04 Jul 2014With the Wimbledon finals set to take place this weekend, Blue Cross vets are asking owners for “new balls please” for their pets after a dog swallowed a tennis ball whole. Coco and OreoScrummy kittens Coco and Oreo need a home03 Jul 2014Beautiful brothers Coco and Oreo are looking for a forever home. Luna and pupHomeless Luna gives birth just two hours after arriving at Blue Cross02 Jul 2014When pregnant staffie Luna arrived at Blue Cross, we knew we would soon be helping to care for her puppies – but we didn’t expect them to arrive so soon. BernardBrilliant Bernard needs a home01 Jul 2014Can you help us find a home for brilliant Bernard, a guinea pig who is struggling to find his forever family? Donations in MemoryDonations to Blue Cross in memory30 Jun 2014Making a donation in memory is a special way to remember someone close to you, and Blue Cross supporters can now donate in memory online. BenjiOrphan kitten Benji finds a surrogate mum27 Jun 2014Once all alone in the world, orphan kitten Benji now has hope. Cat Jackson CambridgeAdvertised online, now cat Jackson needs a home25 Jun 2014Poor Jackson was given up just two days after his new owner bought him when he saw the young cat advertised for sale online. Diesel the catEnjoy coffee and cake at our Torbay rehoming centre24 Jun 2014Head on over to our Torbay rehoming centre this Saturday for an enjoyable coffee morning. World Cup kittensGood luck England, say homeless Blue Cross kittens19 Jun 2014Four homeless kittens and their mum are hoping to pass their good luck on to the England football team after being rescued by Blue Cross. Jay with her new borrowerThanks for sharing our homeless cobs, says Blue Cross13 Jun 2014Blue Cross is saying a huge thank you to supporters for sharing our homeless cobs to 50,000 people via social media. ParkMake parks better for everyone, says Blue Cross12 Jun 2014Blue Cross is asking pet lovers to sign our pledge to make green spaces better for everyone.