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all I want for
Captain is dressed up in his
bright Christmas bow tie and
with his cute little grin how could
anyone resist? Meet him inside.
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FROM MY DESK 2 Dear Readers,
By Monika Biernacki 4-5
With Christmas so close we have been super busy
‘TIS THE SEASON FOR TICKS! Read hauling in the urgent dogs and kitties from pounds that
about the paralysis tick. By Deb Rouse would otherwise not see Christmas, caring for a Mum,
Sage with her new born puppies ( 5 boys and 4 girls and
Greetings from SANTA PAWS! Just a little 6-7 Mum and bubs doing well ), as well as all of our other
folly, a bow or two & a Santa hat to be jolly dogs, kitties and bunnies.
ASTRO & ANNABELLE A bonded pair who 8 Meet our 8 CATS OF CHRISTMAS on pages 10-14.
are getting ready to light up your life! Come take a peek at them and see if you identify with
any. Too often we have to experience loneliness, loss
WHO IS HIDING BEHIND SANTA’S 9 and grief before we understand how it must feel for these
BEARD? Interactive and fun. pets who cannot even share with us what they have
gone through. There are so many beautiful kitties in this
8 CATS OF CHRISTMAS Meet our featured 10-14 magazine just waiting to find their forever families, like
Christmas kitties waiting for homes this year. the gorgeous blue eyed Pinocchio above with me. He is
one of a pair with Jiminy and they would love a home this
BLACKTOWN ANIMAL HOLDING 15-19 Christmas.. What better gift to give than to save a life?
FACILITY Blacktown is full—Save A Life! If you are not planning to go away, perhaps you can
consider volunteering at our shelter? Captain, our cover
FEATURING THE BEAUTIFUL KITTIES AT 20-21 kitty, is trying hard to entice a few volunteers to visit our
HAWKESBURY ANIMAL SHELTER cattery and give him a pat. See page 8.
CAMPBELLTOWN ANIMAL CARE 22-26 Have a happy and peaceful Christmas and keep
FACILITY— Kitties needing homes! 27-32 your family and your pets safe throughout the festive
DOGGIERESCUE HAS BUNNIES—Did
you know? Meet them and fall in love!
Email: [email protected]
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Rescue cats are
the best breed!
Are you serious about adopting a cat? All the kitties featured on the tree BH phone:
are seeking forever homes this Christmas and appear in this magazine. 9486- 3133
For more details on individual cats email: [email protected]
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• Feline FEATURE THE DEADLY PARALYSIS TICK — Ho! Ho! Ho! Off you go!!!
‘Tis The Recognising your cat has a tick
Season For Ticks • You may see or feel a small hard
They may not come gift “lump” – always investigate these and
wrapped but by the time check it isn’t just a scab from a scratch.
the holiday season is here Usually a cat will feel pain if you rub
ticks are ready to against a tick, as the ticks deeply
celebrate a Christmas embed their pointy heads, and if a tick
feast… on your pet!!!! has been embedded for a day or more,
a crater may appear where the fur falls
The Christmas out around the embedded tick.
present you don’t want: Paralysis Ticks
• Your cat may not be eating, though
hungry, may have difficulty swallowing
• Your cat may be seriously ill and
showing signs of not being able to walk
For such a small insect, a paralysis tick can kill your best Next time you see your vet, be sure
fur-friends and make you quite ill too. Paralysis ticks are
found within 20 kms of the eastern coast of Australia and
are found on many Australian native animals, not just
bandicoots and possums. With heat and humidity or rain,
ticks are likely to be more prevalent. Are you prepared to
look after your cat this holiday period?
There are many different types of ticks. The paralysis is to have a chat with them about
easy to identify by its legs: the two inner legs on each side ticks to ensure you are prepared.
are a different colour to the first and last legs. But this is
not so easy to see when the tick is on your cat, and/or if the
tick is engorged with blood (bulbous shape) and the legs If your cat is showing serious signs of
are difficult to see. Regardless of the type of tick, it will be better illness then take your cat straight to a vet.
to remove it. Ticks may carry viruses which can also make us and Vets are able to give your cat a serum,
our pets sick. Here’s my general guidance. however this is a serious treatment and you
should watch over your cat even when it
returns home for possible side-effects.
Make sure you know where
your closest 24 hour
emergency vet hospital is,
and how best to get there,
before you need it.
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Read more about ticks and the way you can Prevention is better…
protect your pets care of the local government:
https://www.northernbeaches.nsw.gov.au/ There are no current topical cat tick
community/safety-and-wellbeing/ticks treatments to use to deter ticks.
Many are waiting on tests to be
performed on overseas products to
verify if these will be useful against
Advice for removing ticks from your pet In Australia, there are tick Written by
prevention products for dogs Deb Rouse
• First assess the state of your cat, cats seriously which are mature and tested, but
these should NOT be used on Email Deb: [email protected]
ill may lash out and perhaps tick removal by a your cat. There is a spray product DoggieRescue.com
vet will be better. which may be administered by
your vet. However, consider that
• Have a friend help you: one to firmly hold your this is likely to be very unpleasant
for your cat and will only be valid
cat, while the other extracts the tick. Be calm for a short period.
and quiet to encourage your cat to remain still.
And be quick as it is likely to hurt when the tick Currently for cats, I suggest the best
is pulled out. way to address ticks is to:
• Always have on hand the small plastic tick • pat and groom your cat every day – fine tooth flea
hooks – and practice use of sliding and twisting combs may remove small ticks just through combing
before you need to use it on your pet. Never
use tweezers as these are likely to squeeze the • watch for any signs of illness
toxins from the tick and into your cat. • keep your cat safe in your house and garden
(reduce plants that ticks nest in – e.g. tea trees, tree
ferns and leaf mulch)
• Apparently you may use the human tick
treatments which includes:
◊ An ether spray, e.g. for warts All through the year, give your kitty a
◊ Lyclear cream (which should not be used on good pat and soft scratch all around its
head, under its chin and chest, and down
heads or faces)
◊ I have not used these yet, please do discuss the top part of its spine (the places it
cannot reach with its own mouth).
with your vet, and of course pick up these
products from your chemist now to have in “ Wishing you and your pets a safe and happy
your cabinet ready for use – also for yourself. Christmas and holiday season.” Deb
• Only remove a tick if you feel confident about
“cleanly” removing it without pushing more
toxins into your cat.
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“ Lil ”
“ Tommy ”
“ Tennessee ” “ Ari”
“ William ”
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“ Brick” GREETINGS FROM….
“ Jiminy ” “ Bowie ”
“ Pinocchio ” Star light, star bright
grant this wish we make tonight!
Send us some toys that look like mice
and sofa cushions, all soft and nice…
For windowsills all warm and bright,
and shadows to explore at night.
But most of all dear Lord we pray,
we find our forever home today!
Please, ADOPT, don’t SHOP
“ Just a little folly, a bow or two and a Santa hat to be jolly!”
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Astro 1yr B/W Male & Featured kitties on pages
Annabelle 1yr B/W 6 and 7 are…
Female. A bonded
pair of siblings who Lil 1yr Black/White L/H
love and rely on each Female & Tommy 1yr
other. Sponsor Astro: Black/White L/H Male
“ A house is not a ( bonded siblings )
home without a cat!” Sponsors: With love from
With love from Sylvia Breanna Todd-Wilson & “ I
hope you find a happy
MERRY CHRISTMAS home soon!” Doris the cat
Ari 2yrs White/Grey
Female who came from
the pound with kittens.
Tennesee, William & Brick
are brothers. These
gorgeous tabbies are
under 12 months and very
Jiminy & Pinocchio 1yr
( bonded brothers )
Sponsors: Somewhere a
loving home waits!” Lesley
Cansdell & Titch the cat &
“In loving memory of Joey &
Rosie!” Pat Broderick & Big
Bowie is a super
smoochy white boy and
Ari’s baby. Now 1yr he
deserves a loving family.
“ Hey...cat lovers!! Are you Meet cute
interested in volunteering Captain on
with the shelter kitties? Then page 10
you can come pat me, I
would love to meet you! ”
For more details please
contact [email protected]
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Meet Santa’s little helpers. Don’t recognise them? Well CLICK on their faces to see who is hiding
behind the beard! Want to see more? CLICK on the red boxes to see a video. Ho! Ho! Ho!
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As Christmas draws near
Santa has already begun to
collect all the prayers for
this special time of the year
when wishes are granted
and dreams come true. At
Doggiewood shelter he
hears the soft whispers
of these beautiful kitties
patiently waiting for their
CATS Of Christmas
My name is Captain and I am a shy, older kitty. I have
never had a kind home. I lived my life in a hoarder’s
house—neglected and unloved. Please, bring me a
loving home for Christmas so I can experience joy.
Captain 7yrs Ginger/
White Male Sponsor: “ For
our rainbow bridge mob!”
Merry Christmas from
Colleen & Ron
CLICK HERE FOR VIDEO OF CAPTAIN
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CLICK HERE FOR VIDEO
Our names are Levi and Logan. We have been waiting since last Christmas for a home. We
have been told that we are very good looking and full of personality but sadly we are overlooked
time and time again because of the stigma of FIV. Santa, we know you are so busy granting
wishes but… this Christmas….find a family who are not prejudiced and will love us unreservedly.
Logan Ginger/White Male & Levi Black/White Female both one year. Logan is smoochy & loving, Levi is clever
& so very beautiful. Sponsor: “A loving home soon!” Sam & Joy Jenkins & “ Best wishes!” from the 4 Kane Kitties
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CLICK ON THE
RED STAR TO
SEE A VIDEO!
Merida tortoiseshell Female &Toby white deaf Male Both 18mths
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DoggieRescue wishes to
thank our feature photographer
for her amazing photos. Click here!
CLICK ON THE
RED BOW TO
SEE A VIDEO!
My name is Toby. I love playing with Christmas lights, they sparkle and shine…
just like me! I am full of personality, white as snow and my eyes shine like the
moon that guides you on Christmas night. My love and partner is Merida. I am
deaf and she is my ears. Merida is so pretty with colours bright as the wrapping
paper used for your gifts. We have been together since last Christmas Santa and
have formed a strong bond— please, look in your bag and pull out the purrfect
gift for us both… a forever and ever home together with a committed family.
Sponsor: “I can’t adopt a cat but want to help! ” Grant Rogers & “Just ‘cause you’re such a good boy!” Jane & Romeo
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My name is Ari and I am 2 years old. I
have been on a long journey this last
year since being abandoned…
Pregnant, ill and I have raised four
young ones. Now I just need some
never ending love.
My two remaining boys, now 1 year old,
need homes also. Bowie is pure white
and Dallas is white and grey, like me.
They are wonderful boys—very
affectionate, gentle and friendly, just
like their Mummy.
Please Santa, can you bring us some
loving families for Christmas? Ari
PS: CLICK ON SANTA’S LETTER &
SANTA’S HAT TO SEE OUR VIDEOS.
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ARE YOU READY TO SAVE A LIFE ? CLICK HERE!
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Imp: 3736 KARA Tabby CLICK FOR VIDEO
1.5yrs Female Kara is a beautiful
and affectionate girl that would
suit most homes.
room in the
‘ Tis a few weeks before Christmas Imp: 3998 CHANCE a handsome Tabby 2yrs Male
and at Blacktown pound
our shelter is full—
we are lost..but not found,
Our numbers are hung on
our kennels, so bare,
we hope every minute
They’ll come to adopts us
and give us a call,
Just go to facebook and
you can see us all…
We sit here, confused and alone,
in a shelter overflowing with so many
cats and kittens who all need a home,
As we lay down to sleep and sweet
dreams fill our heads,
of a home filled with love and
our own cozy beds..
PLEASE, is you are wanting
a new fur kid,
Come and meet us,
you’ll be so happy that you did!
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Imp: 4486 LEAH White/Black CLICK FOR Imp: 3946: PANDORA
VIDEO Black/White 12mths
fluffy 12mths Female Absolutely Female She has a
gorgeous girl. lovely temperament
Imp: 3431 KATRINA CLICK HERE
Female The longest term cat at
Blacktown is Katrina.. She is
CLICK FOR gorgeous, very affectionate,
VIDEO sweet and gentle. Why does no
one want her? Except that maybe
because she is a bit timid at first
and doesn’t like to be picked up.
Given a little time Katrina would
soon come around to cuddles.
She already loves pats and purrs
like an engine! Adopt her today...
PN: $29.00 for
6mths is valid
until it is
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Over the last week, we have impounded in excess of 100 cats/kittens.
There have been over 30 cats and kittens impounded Saturday alone
and it was the on Friday….
BLACKTOWN ANIMAL HOLDING FACILITY
WE ARE FULL - ADOPTION PRICE REDUCED TO $29
Our cat cages are full and our Facility has no space for incoming cats. We are still receiving more than a
dozen cats and kittens each day (some days more ) and we need to make some room. With kitten season in
full swing, we want to give our older cats a chance so we have reduced their adoption fee to just $29.
If you are interested in adopting an older cat, please visit the Facility and spend some time with them. The
adoption price has been reduced to just $29 and it includes desexing, micro chipping, lifetime registration,
vaccination and health check. (Please remember to bring a pet carrier if you are adopting)
Blacktown Animal Holding Facility CLICK HERE TO GO TO THE WEBSITE
415 Flushcombe Road, Blacktown
Phone: 9839 6161 Email: [email protected]
Imp: 4773 NOSEY
Male A handsome and
very friendly boy.
CLICK FOR VIDEO
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KITTEN FOSTER CARERS
BLACKTOWN ANIMAL HOLDING FACILITY
Do you want to see this amount of cuteness every day, for weeks at a time? Kitten season has
commenced and with over 15 kittens arriving at our facility on any given day, we are urgently seeking
anyone with room in their home and heart to contact us and register as a kitten foster carer.
If you are interested in becoming a foster carer, send us To be a Foster Carer, you will need to:
an email and request our Foster Care Application Form. - be over 18 years old
Include your contact number if you would like us to - have your own vehicle
contact you for more information. Kittens are generally - be able to meet the needs of an animal, including daily
in foster care for between 1 and 10 weeks. cleaning, feeding, socialisation and lots of love!
For more details oln fostering please email us at : [email protected]
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HAWKESBURY 10 Mulgrave Road, MULGRAVE. NSW
• Monday to Friday 9 -12 & 2 - 4.30
• Saturday 9:30 -11.30 Sunday 7:00 - 9:00
Closed PH Phone: (02) 4560 4644
PCC446 1year Female
CAN YOU PUT WORDS TO THIS PHOTO?
LOST, ALONE, FRIGHTENED, BEWILDERED…..ABANDONED.
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GIVE THE GIFT OF LIFE
If you are serious about adopting a new family member this Christmas please
consider a homeless animal. They come in all different ages, sizes, colours,
personalities but they have one thing in common. Abandonment.
Most sit with eyes wide with fear and confusion. Some will survive but not all.
ANIMAL SHELTER CLICK HERE! https://www.facebook.com/FriendsHCAS/
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Chi has been let down by the
people who should have cared
about him the most. Will you
give him a chance?
To see more of Chi click
on the gold bauble!
Hi! My name is Chi and my owners surrendered me through no fault of my own. I am a very friendly, outgoing kitty
cat who loves meeting new people. I am always at the front of my enclosure to say hello and hope for a pat from
visitors! I'd make a very easy addition to any loving home; at my age of 7 years I am past the kitten stages and
simply need a warm lap and a sunny spot to snooze in. I am already desexed and can go to my new home today!
CLICK HERE Location: 2 Rose St (off Blaxland Rd),
Contact: Animal Care Facility Office
Business hours phone: 02 4645 4790 Opening hours:
Monday-Friday: 10:00am - 4pm
Saturday: 9:00am - 12:00pm
Sunday: Closed and Public Holidays: Closed
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Cats & kittens
SAVE A LIFE!
My nickname is Tigress and I was found living on a property
and bought to the shelter as a stray. I am not used to being
around people and would need a home willing to work with my
personality, giving me plenty of time to settle into the life of a
house cat. Please Santa, bring me a little kindness….
CLICK FOR VIDEO
Contact: Animal Care Facility Office CLICK HERE
Business hours phone: 02 4645 4790 FOR MORE DETAILS
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Meet Bella, she's friendly, more
social and not shy....
Bella: Curious and affectionate Ref
number: 5842 app age 3yrs
Adoption fee: $234 Size: Large
Gender: Female Breed: DSH
Surrendered - PRIORITY HIGH
Hello my name is Bella and my
owners surrendered me through no
fault of my own. I'd love a home
that will give me pats and cuddles
just as much as I enjoy them from
my carer here at the facility. I am a
chunky girl who has been well
cared for, and hope to find my new
home soon! Already desexed, I can
go home with you straight away!
CLICK HERE for video...
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Precious Mink came to the facility with her 3 kittens who have found homes & will celebrate Christmas with their new
families which is great news... but... sweet Mink is still waiting for a spot in a loving home! So 'Dear Santa' please
send a patient person looking to adopt a stunning green eyed very shy darling... please ask them to look hard for her
at 2 Rose St Campbelltown, because she is timid she tends to stay in her sleeping area, and really Santa, she needs
your help, and should be at the top of your 'nice' list, she only needs 1 thing... please don't forget her! CLICK HERE
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This little sweetie is the perfect treat at Christmas and everyday, a snuggle from affectionate Amber makes life a
celebration! Amber's kittens that came to the pound her have been adopted, so now 'tis the time for Amber to gift
her new family with cuddles & snuggles… this small, social and just 1.5yrs old. This super friendly darling is waiting
for you to come meet her & fall in love (no mistletoe required) but hugs mandatory!
Contact: Campbelltown Animal Care Facility Office 2 Rose Street, Campbelltown.
Business hours phone: 02 4645 4790 CLICK HERE FOR WEBSITE
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OPEN: 10am-5pm Tuesday-Sunday
DoggieRescue PHONE: 9486-3133
tree decorated… PAWS
crossed. Meet Peter, Snowflake
and all our other bunnies inside
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Featured bunnies ...Nugget, Piper, Bambi, Lucky, Peter & Snowflake all 3 years of age and hoping
Santa brings them a home. For more information call 9486-3133 or email: [email protected]
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Meet our new bunny adorable Poppy... Poppy is a Netherland Dwarf rabbit 6 months old and is a very
docile, gentle girl who loves pats and kisses. If you would like to meet Poppy call 9486-3133
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• Rabbits FEATURE A SECOND CHANCE IN LIFE! CLICK HERE
4 WAYS YOU CAN HELP RABBITS
1.) NEVER EAT RABBIT MEAT. ( factory farmed or There are so many cute baby bunnies sitting in pet
otherwise ) shop windows just waiting for someone to buy them as
a spur of the moment Christmas gift . If you are thinking
2.) REFUSE TO WEAR FUR. Either fur clothing or of adopting a pet rabbit this Christmas by purchasing
buying products made with real fur. your gift from the local pet store you are encouraging
breeders out to make a quick profit. If you are serious
3.) SAY NO TO PRODUCTS TESTED ON ANIMALS. about committing to your new pet for it’s lifetime then
Ditch cosmetics and household products that have please...ADOPT FROM A SHELTER, NOT A PET
been tested on animals. Bunnies, because of their SHOP. There are so many homeless bunnies waiting
size, are often the first choice for cosmetic testing. for a loving home this year.
4.) ADOPT FROM A SHELTER. If you are serious Let us try to make the world a better place for these
about making a commitment. DoggieRescue has gentle little animals, so vulnerable this time of the year.
many lovely bunnies, the gorgeous Pinky below.
Pinky loves playing with her blocks
& bells….click here
Pinky is a lilac point short coat Mini Lop with ruby eyes. A young adult she is very well behaved, docile and gentle,
loves playing with her toys and mixing with other DR bunnies. Pinky weighs around 1.5kgs. She is seeking a quiet
home with a rabbit loving family ready to care for her the rest of her life. Would love another bunny for company.
Pinky thanks Bob of Northbridge for her new toys!!! See back page for more details re Pinky.
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