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Flea Market Update

Posted by brilomax on February 17, 2020

9th February Flea Market

Well despite the dreadful weather last weekend that meant some stall holders couldn’t make it to our Flea Market, we made £800.00!

It was a very strange day, I am not keen on driving these days and only drive the car to Barton and back several times a year, I also hate driving in the rain and through large puddles. To be honest I don’t know how I got to the Village Hall, as there were already large areas of water to be driven through on Leyland Road which was closed later on in the day.
We then discovered we had forgotten several items, I forgot the corned beef for the hotpot, thanks to Jenny who turned her car around and went back for it. I had left it near the cooker so I wouldn’t forget it lol. Dawn forgot the jam for the scones, thanks to Sylvia for buying some on her way to Barton. Brian left a bag with the salad items and ham for the sandwiches and had to go back for it, how long have we been doing this?

Despite all this and the fact our visitor numbers were a third of the normal number we had a good day. As a whole we generally make about a thousand pounds so we were surprised and delighted to make £800.00.
Thank you to all of you, helpers and visitors, not forgetting our stall holders who braved the elements to help us raise funds to help the cats.
We look forward to seeing those of you unable to come last weekend to our next Flea Market on Sunday 8 March, let’s hope the weather is kinder to us.

Thanks also to our many helpers on the stalls, in the foyer and in the kitchen who haven’t had a specific mention, we couldn’t do it without you. A big “thank you!” to you all.

We are always looking for volunteers to help on the day, can you spare a couple of hours? We have a very friendly group of volunteers but could always use a few more helping hands.

Could you bake some cakes for us?

Give us a call on 01772 750263 (preferably after 6pm any evening) if you would like to help in any way.

Needless to say we have now run out of good quality prizes for the Tombola and will need to collect many more prizes for our next Flea Market (Sunday 9th February 2020).

So please keep the donations coming.

If you have any items to donate, please Tel Christine on 01772 750263 or Sylvia on 01772 716837.

Thank You So Much!    🙂

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Posted by brilomax on January 22, 2020

Dinah, is a very pretty tabby girl found as a stray and was being fed by a lovely family who would have adopted her but their own cat would not accept her.

She is about two years old, she has tested negative for FIV/Felv, also she is neutered, vaccinated & micro-chipped.

If you live local to Preston, Lancashire, and would like to offer Dinah a home then please call us on 01772 750263. We insist on a minimum donation of £50 for our adult neutered cats, you will have to agree to keep her in at night and provide a litter tray.

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Welcome to the Lancashire Cat Rescue Website

Posted by brilomax on January 20, 2020


What cats do in the litter tray when you’re not looking?

Lancashire Cat Rescue is run by small, but dedicated team of volunteers and is based in Preston, Lancashire, UK.

Please help Lancashire Cat Rescue to rescue and re-home cats in need by making an online donation, it’s easy just click on the “Donate” button to the right of this page.

Stray, sick, injured or abandoned. All cats are welcomed and cared for by Lancashire Cat Rescue before being found new homes with suitable adopters.

If you would like to help us by making a monthly donation by “standing order” then please Click Here!

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Coffee & Mince Pie Day Update

Posted by brilomax on December 12, 2019

Many thanks to everyone who came to our Coffee and Mince Pie Day on Saturday 7th December. We made £150 from the Tombola and gift stall and over £500 on the raffle. Thanks to everyone who came to help and to Georgina who fell in love with and gave a home to Billy.

Thank you to everyone who helped in anyway. We also received  lots of cat food for the cats over Xmas.

It was nice to catch up with old friends before Christmas.

Thanks to your continued support we are able to help cats in need.

Thanks to Jane & Jean for donating the Christmas Hampers for the raffle. The raffle has now been drawn and the winners are as follows;

1st Jackie Widdon – Xmas Hamper

2nd Angela McBride – Jaynes Xmas Hamper

3rd Pauline Fletcher – Cat Hamper

4th Alan Hackett – £25 M&S Voucher

5th Paul lowery – Lazy Cat Cafe Gift voucher for two

6th Shona McNeil – Chocolate Bouquet

7th Salma Johnson – Wash Cut & Blow @ Devine Hair & Beauty

8th Angela Crook – Pet Portrait Voucher

9th Sue Jackson – Eight cans of lager & 3 Yorkie bars

10th Earnest Ball – Tea for two at Cuerden Valley Park Cafe

11th B Rowell – Bottle of Pink gin

12th Sean Hearn – Bottle of Baileys

13th David Golden – Cat Quilt & Pillow

14th Jean Bamber – Pair of Mosney Mill Mugs

15th D Dunne – Knitted Doll

16th Jean Alcorn – Bottle of Merlot

17th Karen Pullen – No7 Make up Set

18th Tom Skupham – Bottle of Rioja

19th MT Davis – Bottle of Sevilla Gin


 Thanks for the generosity and support you have given us. We would like to wish you all a Very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year xxx

From all the volunteers, cats and kittens at Lancashire Cat Rescue.


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Stall at Cat Show Update

Posted by brilomax on March 25, 2019

We had a Great day at the Preston & Blackpool Cat Club Show on Saturday 23rd March, we raised £271.00 by selling catty things donated by you! (Our wonderful supporters) a fantastic amount.

Needless to say our stocks of Feline themed items are now very much reduced, we would like to do another cat show in August subject to having enough good quality catty items for sale.

If you would like to donate items for us to sell then please call Christine on 01772 750263, if no one answers please leave a message someone will back to you.

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