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Posted 193 weeks ago

3.3.15   So many horrible rescues this year already! Operations & nursing have all been successful so we look forward to getting these animals ready for their new homes  in the near future!

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Fishing hook injuries

Posted by Critter Rescue on Sunday, August 31, 2014, In : Dogs&Cats 

August has been a month of duck & dog fishing hook injuries.   We have now had 4 ducks & one dog come into our care with injuries from fishing hooks stuck in their mouths or feet.
This highlights 2 big problems:
Firstly people are leaving, dumping or disposing their fishing gear in public areas irresponsibly.
Secondly people are dumping domestic pet animals in public parks or watercourses. 
A deadly combination!
Critter Rescue now has big vet bills to get the hooks out & medicate the animals.

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Pet Food Donation Bin

Posted by Critter Rescue on Tuesday, July 29, 2014, In : Pet Food Donation Bin 
We now have a Pet Food Donation Bin at Goldman's Petland, in Cessnock. Please consider a donation if you are in the area. Or you can make a money donation via this site.  It has been a very busy period for all us volunteers since last Christmas with record numbers of animals needing help.  Many times we rescue a whole herd, flock or litter of animals from starvation or neglect at one time. So food is always needed desperately.   Here's a photo of Rooster Guy making our bin

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Drought, rescues, Pre/Post Xmas dumping of animals

Posted by Critter Rescue on Sunday, February 16, 2014, In : Rescues 
We have all been busy for the first two months of 2014 battling the drought with little feed left in the paddocks for rescued farmyard animals & taking care of injured/abandoned domestic animals. Lots of mouths to feed. We have rehomed some but there are others still needing our help. A pet is for life. Never get a pet unless you have  someone to take care of him/her when you go on holidays.

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Bit chewed but now safe

Posted by Critter Rescue on Monday, November 4, 2013, In : geese 

Big THANKYOU to local Year6 school girl Jessica who rescued a goose being attacked by a dog at the park.
After chasing the dog away she and her mum wrapped the goose in a car seat cover and took him to the Vet.
He looks abit chewed in this photo but other than that he's in good health at our Shelter & getting over his ordeal . Geese are not safe at local parks. Please never dump a goose at a park.
One Lucky Goose.

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Spring has Sprung!

Posted by Critter Rescue on Tuesday, October 22, 2013, In : Breeding 
Please consider buying already hatched & sexed chickens. And hey how about adopting a beautiful cat or dog from your local Pound, for example from a HIGH KILL POUND.  RSPCA Rutherford has lots of great dogs & cats & roosters & lots of other cute pets to adopt. Give them a ring!
Critter Rescue asks you please don't hatch eggs yourself because they usually are roosters or male ducks/geese.  Better to adopt.
Please don't breed dogs &'s better to get your dog or cat desexed!   If you're ...
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Visit us on Facebook

Posted by Critter Rescue on Monday, August 26, 2013, In : facebook 
We are now on Facebook.  Join the fun!

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Rooster Girl asking for help for the animals

Posted by Critter Rescue on Monday, August 26, 2013,
Rooster Girl is always out & about saving roosters who've been dumped in the bush, at Vets & pounds.  But she took time out from her busy schedule to do some fundraising for all the animals in our care

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School Visits

Posted by Critter Rescue on Sunday, August 11, 2013, In : School Visits 
It's Term 3 & as usual it's when we do our Winter Visits to local schools. This year our two Volunteers - Lyn Human and Hercules Dog have been having fun visiting classrooms talking about Responsible Pet Ownership. They reported  back that there's lots of really happy, kind & informed kids in our community who care for their pets. 

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Rooster Guy asking you to Donated to our Winter Appeal

Posted by Critter Rescue on Sunday, August 11, 2013,
Winter is a hard time for many animals. We are asking for your help so we can help animals in our care & in the care of other Rescue Groups and also for our other programs such as Helping Elders Keep Their Pets.  Your help will help us pay for hay, grain, chaff, dog and cat food, small bird food, dog coats, blankets and bedding etc. Please spread the word & help in any way you can. Contact us via the contact page on this site with any ideas you may have.

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Hey we are now on Facebook

Posted by Critter Rescue on Saturday, April 27, 2013,
find our page on Facebook and LIKE us.  Then you'll be up-to-date with all our activities.

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Storms & flooding

Posted by Critter Rescue on Saturday, February 2, 2013,
Unbelievably, we have gone from a really bad drought to a period of severe storms/flood in a matter of weeks.  We were buying water for rescued farmyard animals last week to now having flooding problems for many of our carers & our Shelter. What is that Aussie poem....''from droughts to flooding rains, The Wide Brown Land for me..."?  A big thankyou to Velma from who organised a team of volunteers on short notice to be on standby all through the night of the se...
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Summer, Drought, Xmas Holidays

Posted by Critter Rescue on Saturday, February 2, 2013,

It has been a terrible summer with record heatwave conditions. Critterrescue volunteers have taken too many abandoned & neglected pets into care.  The drought has meant alot of local people just cant feed their farmyard animals and the Xmas holiday period has meant alot of people have just abandoned their pet dog/cat/guinea pigs/birds etc to go away on holidays. It has been a really busy period for us. Hey everyone help us by reminding people not to take on a pet unless they can provide for t...

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Posted by Critter Rescue on Wednesday, October 17, 2012,
What a busy winter we've had rescuing all kinds of critters!   From guinea fowl to goats - dogs,
cats roosters puppies horses and pigs.  Vet bills are out of control and feed  bills are huge but all survived
& some are re-homed to their forever home. The rest are with our small but dedicated carers who are
hoping Spring will bring with it more responsible pet ownership, a stop to backyard breeding & dumping of our furry or
feathered friends
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Christmas Turkeys

Posted by Critter Rescue on Sunday, February 12, 2012, In : turkeys 
Finally we have found a wonderful home for the two Xmas turkeys rescued on Xmas eve.
The family already has one pet turkey. Our two boys have blended in well and will no doubt be
spoilt. If anyone is experienced with turkeys & their health issues please contact us as it would
be good to have a bit of first hand info.
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Dogs & Cats

Posted by Critter Rescue on Sunday, August 7, 2011, In : Dogs&Cats 

Happy to report all the dogs & cats from the abandoned house have been rehomed to their forever homes. A big thank you to the volunteers who drove individual animals long distances to their new homes.
And ofcourse we have to say a big thankyou to the compassionate Real Estate agent who tipped us off about the very sorry situation. Total 21 dogs & cats NOT collected by the local Animal Shelter to be euthanased. Happy Ending instead!!  

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