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Sanctuary life at the Pet Samaritans animal sanctuary
The benefits of MICROCHIPS and a happy ending for Treacle the ferret.
Treacle was found a few days ago. After trying to locate an owner unsuccessfully, the finder brought the ferret to us for help. We scanned for a microchip, contacted the owners, and arranged for them to collect Treacle. This just shows the benefits of microchipping your pets.
Are your pets microchipped....and are the details up to date? 

Sadly, the Treacles owners still have two female ferrets missing after they all escaped from the Old Whittington area. If you have any information or sightings, please give us a call. 01246 455777 or 07872 421878 

www.petsamaritans.co.uk

The benefits of MICROCHIPS and a happy ending for Treacle the ferret.
Treacle was found a few days ago. After trying to locate an owner unsuccessfully, the finder brought the ferret to us for help. We scanned for a microchip, contacted the owners, and arranged for them to collect Treacle. This just shows the benefits of microchipping your pets.
Are your pets microchipped....and are the details up to date?

Sadly, the Treacles owners still have two female ferrets missing after they all escaped from the Old Whittington area. If you have any information or sightings, please give us a call. 01246 455777 or 07872 421878

www.petsamaritans.co.uk
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These two baby Tawny Owls were found near the Ladybower reservoir in Derbyshire earlier last week and eventually made it to our wildlife hospital at the weekend. They were showing signs of stress and dehydration on arrival, but our expert team have worked with them, and they are now much more settled and eating around four chicks per day! The Tawnys will be with us many months, and their appetite will increase as they grow. They will cost the sanctuary over £500 during their time with us.
Your support towards the cost of their care will be hugely appreciated if you can help.💙💛🧡

We've set up a GoFundMe page for these siblings.
https://gofund.me/df34c09e

We will share the link in todays social media stories, on our Facebook page, and it will also be available on our website. Look on our front page for the latest news ~ www.petsamaritans.co.uk

These two baby Tawny Owls were found near the Ladybower reservoir in Derbyshire earlier last week and eventually made it to our wildlife hospital at the weekend. They were showing signs of stress and dehydration on arrival, but our expert team have worked with them, and they are now much more settled and eating around four chicks per day! The Tawnys will be with us many months, and their appetite will increase as they grow. They will cost the sanctuary over £500 during their time with us.
Your support towards the cost of their care will be hugely appreciated if you can help.💙💛🧡

We`ve set up a GoFundMe page for these siblings.
https://gofund.me/df34c09e

We will share the link in todays social media stories, on our Facebook page, and it will also be available on our website. Look on our front page for the latest news ~ www.petsamaritans.co.uk
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The first of many ducklings from Chesterfield Royal Hospital grounds this year. This group came to us on the 2nd April at just a few days old and were released today onto a private pond where they can be monitored and fed for a little while longer. We are extremely short of space at the sanctuary at the moment with several more groups of ducklings at various stages of development and more arriving every day.

Please consider supporting our work. Visit our website www.petsamaritans.co.uk to see the many ways you can help.🧡💙💛

The first of many ducklings from Chesterfield Royal Hospital grounds this year. This group came to us on the 2nd April at just a few days old and were released today onto a private pond where they can be monitored and fed for a little while longer. We are extremely short of space at the sanctuary at the moment with several more groups of ducklings at various stages of development and more arriving every day.

Please consider supporting our work. Visit our website www.petsamaritans.co.uk to see the many ways you can help.🧡💙💛
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FOUND this morning on Frithwood Lane, Worksop. Quite a large tortoise. 15 inches long and 10 inches wide! Somebody must be missing this beautiful tortoise.

If you think this is your tortoise, please contact us on 01246 455777 or 07872 421878.
Proof of ownership will be required.

www.petsamaritans.co.uk

FOUND this morning on Frithwood Lane, Worksop. Quite a large tortoise. 15 inches long and 10 inches wide! Somebody must be missing this beautiful tortoise.

If you think this is your tortoise, please contact us on 01246 455777 or 07872 421878.
Proof of ownership will be required.

www.petsamaritans.co.uk
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The 2024 Swift season has started. Have you seen any flying around yet? This one arrived yesterday looking very unwell. 
Swifts were added to the red list on the 2021 UK Conservation Status Report. Red is the highest conservation priority, with species on this list needing urgent action. Swifts need your help! 

Please visit our Amazon Wishlist. We need live wax worms to feed the Swifts. We'll put the link in todays story or visit our website for more information.
www.petsamaritans.co.uk

The 2024 Swift season has started. Have you seen any flying around yet? This one arrived yesterday looking very unwell.
Swifts were added to the red list on the 2021 UK Conservation Status Report. Red is the highest conservation priority, with species on this list needing urgent action. Swifts need your help!

Please visit our Amazon Wishlist. We need live wax worms to feed the Swifts. We`ll put the link in todays story or visit our website for more information.
www.petsamaritans.co.uk
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He's been named Phil.....but what is he? 
Found all alone on a country track in Sheffield. He was brought to us yesterday and is doing well so far.
Clue: He is a type of Game bird.💙🧡💛

www.petsamaritans.co.uk

He`s been named Phil.....but what is he?
Found all alone on a country track in Sheffield. He was brought to us yesterday and is doing well so far.
Clue: He is a type of Game bird.💙🧡💛

www.petsamaritans.co.uk
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The little kittens have started to eat a bit of solid food and are putting on weight nicely. They are also much happier about human contact, which is great news. 

We have updated our Amazon wishlist, should you wish to purchase anything towards their care.
Visit our website for the link to the wishlist...
www.petsamaritans.co.uk 

💙PURINA one kitten biscuits will soon be needed💙

The little kittens have started to eat a bit of solid food and are putting on weight nicely. They are also much happier about human contact, which is great news.

We have updated our Amazon wishlist, should you wish to purchase anything towards their care.
Visit our website for the link to the wishlist...
www.petsamaritans.co.uk

💙PURINA one kitten biscuits will soon be needed💙
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Wildlife season us in full swing. These three little Starlings were brought in yesterday by the staff at Eckington School.

We've updated our Amazon wishlist with lots of different 🐛 🐛 🐛 bugs to help us get through this busy period. We use thousands of insects over this period every year, so your support will really help.
https://www.amazon.co.uk/hz/wishlist/ls/1Q7GSG7DBCDR6

If you find a baby bird, the best first aid you can give is to get it warm, (avoid the temptation to force water into the beak as this will most likely go into the lungs and drown the bird) then give your local Wildlife Hospital a call who can advise on the next step.

You can find lots of information about the work we do  here ⬇️⬇️⬇️
www.petsamaritans.co.uk

Wildlife season us in full swing. These three little Starlings were brought in yesterday by the staff at Eckington School.

We`ve updated our Amazon wishlist with lots of different 🐛 🐛 🐛 bugs to help us get through this busy period. We use thousands of insects over this period every year, so your support will really help.
https://www.amazon.co.uk/hz/wishlist/ls/1Q7GSG7DBCDR6

If you find a baby bird, the best first aid you can give is to get it warm, (avoid the temptation to force water into the beak as this will most likely go into the lungs and drown the bird) then give your local Wildlife Hospital a call who can advise on the next step.

You can find lots of information about the work we do here ⬇️⬇️⬇️
www.petsamaritans.co.uk
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Rachel, the young Kestrel, was brought to us in January after being picked up off the road. She was very weak and extremely underweight with some bruising to her beak. After 3 months in our care, Rachel built up the strength and confidence needed for her release day. 💙🧡💛

Rehabilitation of birds of prey uses a huge amount of sanctuary funds and resources. Please consider a donation to help us to be able to continue our work. 
Donations can be made securely through our website. There is also a PayPal option...follow the donation link on www.petsamaritans.co.uk

Rachel, the young Kestrel, was brought to us in January after being picked up off the road. She was very weak and extremely underweight with some bruising to her beak. After 3 months in our care, Rachel built up the strength and confidence needed for her release day. 💙🧡💛

Rehabilitation of birds of prey uses a huge amount of sanctuary funds and resources. Please consider a donation to help us to be able to continue our work.
Donations can be made securely through our website. There is also a PayPal option...follow the donation link on www.petsamaritans.co.uk
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The little feral kittens that arrived a few days ago are already not so feral. They have been cleaned up and are feeding well and becoming more confident by the hour. 

They have a little wishlist if you would like to support them.💛💙🧡
🐈Royal Canin kitten milk
🐈‍⬛Purina One Kitten Biscuits (for when they are a little older)
🐈Kitten meat - https://amzn.eu/d/43fCohF
🐈‍⬛Travel play pen - https://amzn.eu/d/3y271Um

All the items are on our Pet Samaritans Amazon Wishlist.
https://www.amazon.co.uk/hz/wishlist/ls/1Q7GSG7DBCDR6

Links are in todays story or go to our website 
www.petsamaritans.co.uk

The little feral kittens that arrived a few days ago are already not so feral. They have been cleaned up and are feeding well and becoming more confident by the hour.

They have a little wishlist if you would like to support them.💛💙🧡
🐈Royal Canin kitten milk
🐈‍⬛Purina One Kitten Biscuits (for when they are a little older)
🐈Kitten meat - https://amzn.eu/d/43fCohF
🐈‍⬛Travel play pen - https://amzn.eu/d/3y271Um

All the items are on our Pet Samaritans Amazon Wishlist.
https://www.amazon.co.uk/hz/wishlist/ls/1Q7GSG7DBCDR6

Links are in todays story or go to our website
www.petsamaritans.co.uk
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The aviary donated by the wonderful charity group at Dronfield Junior School has been put to work!
Carter, one of our regular volunteers, finished off making the aviary safe and helped to get it in place. And it wasn't long before it started to fill with garden birds needing to build their strength ready for release day. We can already see the benefits the aviary is going to have as part of our Wildlife rehabilitation programme, and are now looking to add two more.🧡💛💙

The aviary is on our Amazon Wishlist ⬇️⬇️⬇️
https://www.amazon.co.uk/hz/wishlist/ls/1Q7GSG7DBCDR6

Or maybe you would like to donate towards one?
Donations can be made securely through our website. There is also a PayPal option on the page.
https://www.petsamaritans.co.uk/donate/

The aviary donated by the wonderful charity group at Dronfield Junior School has been put to work!
Carter, one of our regular volunteers, finished off making the aviary safe and helped to get it in place. And it wasn`t long before it started to fill with garden birds needing to build their strength ready for release day. We can already see the benefits the aviary is going to have as part of our Wildlife rehabilitation programme, and are now looking to add two more.🧡💛💙

The aviary is on our Amazon Wishlist ⬇️⬇️⬇️
https://www.amazon.co.uk/hz/wishlist/ls/1Q7GSG7DBCDR6

Or maybe you would like to donate towards one?
Donations can be made securely through our website. There is also a PayPal option on the page.
https://www.petsamaritans.co.uk/donate/
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Join us and learn more about Wildlife

Wildlife Angels open days

For advice regarding injured wildlife, please call our wildlife helplines on 01246 455777 / 07872 421878. Wildlife admissions are by appointment only. Appointments are available daily from 10am till 12.00pm and 4.15pm till 5.30pm.

Help provide supplies and equipment with our Cadmans and Amazon wishlists

Donate supplies direct to the horses and animals through cadmans country store
pets amazon wishlist

Wildlife Help and Guides

Wildlife rescue guides for frequently asked questions

Our wildlife rescue service in runs throughout the year. Our mission is to help rehabilitate wildlife and hedgehogs before releasing them back into the wild. If you would like to support wildlife, you can help by becoming a Wildlife Angel. Join us every Thursday and Saturday at our Wildlife open days to learn about hedgehogs, wild birds and caring for injured wildlife.

Promoting animal welfare is a big part of sanctuary life. Through schools, home education groups and local communities, we promote animal welfare, care and wildlife awareness.

We offer an emergency pet care service and lifetime care for pets when owners can no longer look after them. Many of our rescued animals are unsuitable for re-homing. Safe at Last, they stay with us for life.

Leave a Legacy to the animals – Running an animal sanctuary requires a huge amount of resources and a legacy to the Pet Samaritans would ensure we have enough funds to continue our work and help all animals, great and small, in our care. If you are thinking of leaving us a legacy and would like us to look after your pets, please get in touch with us to make arrangements for them and we’ll send you out our legacy pack.

Our Pet bereavement line on 07872 421878 is open everyday for owners who have lost a pet. It can be hard coming to terms with the loss of a friend and we are hear to help.

We operate all year round and accept admissions from across the UK. Please telephone first to chat to one of the team and make an appointment.