Celebrate World Animal Day – 4 October

From the official website:

Why celebrate World Animal Day?

Building the celebration of World Animal Day mobilises people for action now for a better future for animals.

Throughout history, social movements (mass actions) like World Animal Day, have always been a major vehicle for ordinary people’s participation in politics, and key in fighting for social justice and reform. The lives of animals are profoundly affected by the actions of individuals, businesses, and nations.  It’s therefore essential that, as sentient beings, their rightful status as recipients of social justice is established and translated into effective animal protection.  World Animal Day embraces all animals and the unique concerns of each, in every country, and makes animals front-page news. Through increased awareness and education, we can help develop a compassionate culture which feeds into legal reform and social progress to make this world a fairer place for all living creatures.  A world where animals are recognised as sentient beings and full regard is always paid to their welfare. World Animal Day has already brought about a significant and lasting contribution towards advancing animal welfare standards, and its influence will only continue to grow. We regularly receive heart-warming messages from people keen to tell us about what being involved with World Animal Day has helped them achieve and we’d like to share a few of these phenomenal victories with you now.

On this WORLD ANIMAL DAY – may I take a moment to mention the animal charity we try and help out as much as we can – Shropshire Cat Rescue

I recently had a lovely visit to their shelter and urge any local cat lovers to try and attend their Winter Wonderland event on 30th Nov and 1st Dec 2019!

The following events are also taking place:

October – Saturday 12th Fundraising at M & S Food Store, Meole Brace

October – Saturday 19th Tin Shaking at Matalan, Shrewsbury

November – Saturday 23rd MOTOWN NIGHT at Lord Hill Hotel – Solid Gold 50th Anniversary 7.30 pm – Midnight – £15 per ticket to be available from Carol Beels 0786060931 or Paul Cowdroy 07980808052

December – Thursday 5th QUIZ at The Shrewsbury Club, Sundorne Road, SY1 4RG at 7.30 pm £5 per person, teams max 6.  Please contact Carol by phone or txt 07860 620931

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