Open day for animals at Oxfordshire Animal Sanctuary

Iain Atkin, manager of the Oxfordshire Animal Sanctuary at Stadhampton

Iain Atkin, manager of the Oxfordshire Animal Sanctuary at Stadhampton

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Oxfordshire Animal Sanctuary held its annual fundraising open day yesterday, despite the wet weather.

There were activities, including birds of prey demonstrations, raffles and a tombola. Staff also volunteered to be placed in the stocks and pelted with wet sponges.

The South Oxfordshire centre, home to 250 domestic pets, is facing closure after 46 years unless it can raise an extra £40,000 a month.

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10:21am Mon 11 Aug 14

EMBOX2 says...

Surely it cannot cost £160 per animal, per month, to feed, water and pay vet bills? Seems an awful lot to me. Of course, there are overheads with some paid staff and rates, etc., but even so...
Surely it cannot cost £160 per animal, per month, to feed, water and pay vet bills? Seems an awful lot to me. Of course, there are overheads with some paid staff and rates, etc., but even so... EMBOX2
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