Articles from 2014

Christmas 2014 photo competition winner

23 December 2014

The winner of our Christmas photo competition is Diesel Emery with a staggering 161 likes! Congratulations Diesel, we will be in touch with your owners very soon to arrange collection of your prizes. Thank you to everyone who entered, we loved seeing all of your photos.    

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Christmas and New Year opening times

23 December 2014

On Wednesday (Christmas eve) we close at 6 p.m. On Christmas and Boxing day we are closed. We are open, as usual, on Saturday (8 a.m. – 2 p.m.) and Sunday (10 a.m. – 12 noon) On Wednesday (New Year’s eve), we close at 6 p.m. On New Year’s Day we are closed. Between Christmas

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Pet Of The Year – 2014

15 December 2014

This is Rosie, a lovely 13 year old Labrador Retriever that we feel is a bit of a star.When you read her story you will see why we’ve made her our Pet of the Year. Rosie has been under our care since she was 8 weeks old when she visited us for her vaccinations, a

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Pet Of The Month – November 14

6 November 2014

Several months ago, a timid little kitten with a fractured back leg, was found in Henley and brought in to us by Sunshine Cat Rescue. She was only about 9 weeks old and was extremely frightened and scared. Having been exposed to the elements with a broken leg, she had to be admitted and stabilised

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Pet Of The Month – October 14

9 October 2014

October’s Pet of the Month is Lily, a fun loving cat, just over a year old with a beautiful silver grey tabby coat. She has a lovely nature and is, according to her owner, a keen hunter. Lily came to see us in early August with vague signs of being off her food and occasional

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Charity walk

26 September 2014

The staff at Cogges are always trying to find ways to help improve the lives of animals both locally and further afield. We walked a 1/2 marathon in aid of Nowzad Dogs, a charity which aims to improve the welfare of animals in Afghanistan. So far we have raised £325. There is still time to

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Pet Of The Month – September 14

4 September 2014

A few weeks ago one of the volunteers for Sunshine Cat Rescue brought in a cat who had been hanging around near Cogges Church for some time.  He was obviously an elderly boy, underweight, with a matted coat.  We scanned him for a microchip, not holding out much hope that we would be able to

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Summer photo competition

12 August 2014

Our Facebook ‘Summer photo competition’ was a smash hit! So many entries, so many excellent photos. Here are some of our favourites, but really, there were so many – have a look on our facebook page to see more. The winner was the photo with most ‘likes’.  

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Senior cat talk: a success

7 July 2014

On Thursday 3rd July we hosted an evening dedicated to “The Health and Well-being of the Senior Cat”.  Rachel, one of the vets, gave an interactive presentation about some of the problems demonstrated by older cats, and what we can do to investigate and manage these issues.  Refreshments were served in aid of Sunshine Cat

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Threat of myxomatosis increase!

26 June 2014

Due to the vastly increased number of fleas and mosquitoes around this year, we are expecting a worrying increase in the number of myxomatosis cases. If your rabbit is not currently vaccinated please make an appointment to have him or her vaccinated as soon as possible. The vaccine will also protect them from Rabbit Haemorrhagic

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