Cat Adoptions Temporarily Suspended At SPCA

Cat adoptions have been temporarily suspended at the Bermuda SPCA Shelter on Valley Road in Paget due to Cat ‘flu’. The Island’s only animal shelter has suspended cat adoptions until Tuesday June 28, while staff and volunteers work to care for the cats and minimize further spread of the ‘flu’ virus. “We currently have over […]

Bermuda SPCA On ‘Microchip Your Pet Month’

With June being touted as “Microchip Your Pet Month,” the Bermuda SPCA is reminding the public of the importance of microchipping as “an essential part of looking after your pet and ensuring that it can be positively identified.” A spokesperson said, “Microchips last the lifetime of your pet and can’t be removed easily like collar […]

Owners Urged to Microchip Pets

The Bermuda Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals is urging the public to get their pets microchipped this month as part of Microchip Your Pet Month. While the law requires all dogs to be microchipped and correctly registered to their owner, the charity said microchipping other pets was “optional but highly recommended”. Jodi […]

SPCA Holding ‘Spring A Cat’ Adoption Promotion

The Bermuda SPCA ‘Spring a Cat‘ adoption program has over 30 cats available for adoption, with any adult cat available for $25 until May 14. The promotion poster says, “Our Spring a Cat adoption promotion is in full swing with over 30 cats to choose from. Adopt any adult cat for just $25 until May […]

SPCA: “Livestock Animals Are Now Suffering”

The Bermuda SPCA said that as a result of the “strike action” the island’s “livestock animals are now suffering and the livelihood of local farmers and feed stores is being threatened” as “shipping containers of animals feed which arrived in Bermuda on March 10 sit on the dock unable to be collected by the importer.” […]

Dog Lovers Unite at Paws to the Park Walk

More than 100 dogs and their families took to the Railway Trail yesterday as part of the 20th Annual Paws to the Park walk. The fundraising event, organised by the SPCA, provides an opportunity for dogs to socialise. Interim executive director Deborah Titterton-Narraway said it enables dogs of all breeds to come to what she […]

SPCA Recommend Breed Laws Be Evaluated

“The Bermuda SPCA has recommended that all breed-specific laws be evaluated from a welfare perspective,” the SPCA said following a call for a boycott of Bermuda by California-based Bad Rap group, which said “until you move forward with ending your breed ban, we fully support a boycott of Bermuda and its businesses.” A statement from […]

SPCA Offer to Neuter Pets is a CatSnip

The Bermuda SPCA is offering financial assistance to private cat owners to have their pet spayed or neutered as part of the organisation’s CatSnip programme. The overpopulation of cats in Bermuda presents a problem according to the SPCA as there are not enough people seeking cats to home them all. Jodi Corbett, SPCA Education Officer […]

SPCA Helps Reduce Unwanted Cat Population

The Bermuda SPCA‘s CatSnip effort, a program which provides funding assistance to private cat owners to have their cats spayed and neutered in an effort to reduce the unwanted cat population, has reportedly been a success to date, assisting with funding for more than 275 privately owned cats at a cost of approximately $48,525. A […]

Animal Cruelty Linked to Human Mental Health

A dog burnt by scalding water … another with knife wounds … and yet another disposed of, jaw-broken, in a dustbin. Superintendent Simon Osborne, of the Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) said he made no apology for these harrowing images of animal cruelty. In a slide show presentation yesterday, he […]

Bermuda SPCA To Hold Talk On Animal Cruelty

The Bermuda SPCA is getting set to present a talk entitled “Animal Cruelty and the Role of RSPCA,” with the free presentation taking place on Thursday, January 21 at 6.00pm. The talk will feature guest speaker Supt Simon Osborne of RSPCA UK. The event poster says, “Simon is a Staff Officer to ADI, Inspectorate Office, […]

Illegal Dogs Callers Fear Owner Retaliation

People reporting illegal dogs to the Bermuda SPCA are withholding information out of fear the animal will be killed. According to the organisation, callers are also afraid of retaliation from both the dog owner and the general public. “The shelter does receive reports of illegal dogs,” Deborah Titterton Narraway said. “About 50 per cent of […]