Cyril’s Story: Why ‘Lucy’s Law’ is so important

(Mayhew Press Release) Last week, Defra Minister David Rutley announced that a ban on third party puppy and kitten sales – aka ‘Lucy’s Law’ – was being laid in parliament, and will come into effect on 6 April 2020. For one particular dog at Mayhew, such legislation is the much needed light at the end…

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Rescue kittens help schoolgirl manage severe anxiety

(Mayhew Press Release) When Amy* aged 12 and her Mum Sophie* adopted two kittens from Mayhew last November, they had no idea just how special and important their new pets would become. · Sadly, Amy was being bullied at school, which had led to a shattering loss of self-confidence and the onset of severe anxiety….

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Gove delivers ‘Lucy’s Law’ to protect puppies & kittens

(DEFRA Press Release) New legislation to end puppy and kitten farming will be laid in Parliament today, the Environment Secretary Michael Gove has announced. Known as ‘Lucy’s Law’, it will mean that puppies and kittens can no longer be sold by a third party seller – such as a pet shop or commercial dealer –…

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