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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The hidden costs of buying a new ‘Buddy’ from third party pet sellers

(Mayhew Press Release) When a young couple found an adorable Labrador puppy advertised on Gumtree, they thought their dreams of owning a dog were finally coming true. Little Buddy (pictured) was on sale for £400, and was listed as being vaccinated, microchipped and in good health. The prospective owners believed the ad was genuine and…

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