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Mía and Fiona (Sarina and Lily) are settling in really well with their human mummy and dog and canary family.

Their mum is completely smitten with them and every day sending us happy videos and photos,

Mía and Fiona have been introduced to the doggies of the house (slowly, slowly) and everything is going brilliantly.

Thank you Angie

01/07/2021

 

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Bella and her 6 babies.

This was her vet visit the day after we had to take her way from the little complex she was found in.

Bella is such a caring, gentle mum.

As you can see from the video, even in the vet clinic her nature is all about looking after and soothing her babies.

Bella is approximately 2 years young, her babies are only 3 weeks old, 4 boys and 2 girls.

We are struggling in every way and should not be taking in any more  but these were not safe where they were, so we did what we had to do, to help this sweet mum and her delicate babies.

Bella and her babies are in good health, and simply need love and care right now, plus good homes once Bella has finished the hard work of looking after her babies in about 5-6 weeks time.

 

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Mirco is the last waiting to be offered a home from the family of 5 that were “abandoned” at the harbour.

He is totally adorable, very sweet and funny. He’s approximately 4-5 months, sterilised and treated against parasites.

All his other family have found great homes and we would like the same for Mirco.

He would be great with other cats or a cat friendly dog or children.

He loves cuddles and food.

Responsible homes are hard to find, we need to give Mirco the happy ending he deserves 🌟. Please MESSAGE 659598719 if you would like more information or to meet Mirco for possible adoption. Thank you

 

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We were alerted by staff that a new female cat had appeared in one of the complexes we have cat cafés and she had now given birth to 6 kittens sadly we were asked to remove them.

A very nice lady had tried to put mum and babies on her patio but this just stressed the mum and she moved her kittens in the night, so yesterday after some searching mum and her tiny babies were found under a bush near the car park.

So even though we are already struggling we had to take them in.

One of our volunteers is looking after them for the moment, until I can prepare space for them.

Later today they are going to Species for health checks etc.

We think the babies are only about 10 days old but the vet can let us know for sure later.

The mum is very loving and friendly, just skinny from having to find enough food for her and her babies, but her babies all look well feed and in very good health.

She is being a great mum. Eventually we would like to find true forever homes and give them all a happy ending.

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UPDATE: Benny is still in the care of the vet clinic and cannot be released yet. Everything that could be done, has been done, now we must wait and hope Benny gains strength and starts his long road to recovery.
We need your help to pay hospital bill for Benny.
Benny disappeared Thursday then thanks to neighbors who know him he was found on Saturday morning, hiding under car.
When his feeder got to him they found he sustained injuries probably from being hit by a car.
Thanks to Helen Christie who rushed him to the Vets he received medical care and was stabilized, the surgeon fixed his dislocated leg and treated for pneumothorax.. He is due for surgery this morning at Clinica Veterinaria Fuerteventura.
Any support is very much appreciated.

 

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Lucky Luke having a much needed bath, think the look on his face after was pure bliss 😄.
Thank you Monica.
Is there a good forever home out there for him?
Message 659598719 for more information. Thank you

 

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Update on the little kitty found hiding under cars near the airport yesterday.
He’s actually a boy, now named Lucky Luke.
In the photos you can see he’s got a couple of injuries and dirty ears but he’s doing well with the love of his foster mum Monica and I’m sure in no time he’ll be gaining the weight he needs.
At just 6 weeks old he’s lucky he was found and now safe.

 

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Update: Mum Mathilda, Dad Panchito and the kids Sarina, Mirco and Lily, the family we recently had to pick up from the harbou  after they were left under cover of darkness!.
Mum and Dad are now reserved for their new home and so is Mirco one of the boys.
Little SARINA and LILY still need homes, together would be even better.
They are such a sweet and loveable bunch.
We’ve had to cut the collars off that were on mum and dad, they were so tight and had caused sore spots.
They are all underweight but have great appetites and will soon be the weight they should be (they all look bigger in the photos).
Dad is so loving to them and mum is so gentle and caring. The kids are all really adorable, they like having lots of cuddles and belly rubs.
If you meet them you would totally fall in love.
We’re so grateful we have found really good homes for Mum, Dad and Mirco but we still need help to find truly loving homes for Sarina & Lily.
They are approximately 4 months old, and sooooo cute and cuddly. Please text or Whatapp message 659598719 if you would like to meet them if you’re able to offer a home.

 

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This mum, dad and 3 juvenile offspring suddenly appeared near the cat café in the harbour in Caleta after dark.

They are all extremely hungry and underweight, Mum and Dad have collars on them as you can see in the video.

They are being fostered until Saturday, while we wait for (hard to get at the moment) vet appointments to see if they have microchips, and maybe they are someone’s much loved cats.

If they don’t have microchips we will have them all checked over by the vets, sterilised and treated against fleas and worms this week. But come Saturday we cannot keep them any longer because of the huge strain we are already under and they will be released where they were abandoned  

They have a strong, loving family bond with each other, dad is super nice with his babies, as is the mum.

They are all really nice and must have been someone’s pets, because they are used to being cuddled and picked up (they are just bewildered and confused right now).

They are all clearly in shock by whatever has occurred over the last 24 hours, last night they found themselves in an environment they don’t know, with lots of other strange cats and people and noises they are not used to ( and this I’m sure was after a nervous car journey to the harbour ).

What we truly want is to find out they are much loved and wanted family pets, but if not we really would like to find them all genuinely good and caring homes.

We will keep you updated with any news or information we can find out about this beautiful feline family.If we cannot find the owner or the good homes they deserve, it’s going to be a very emotional and tough day if we must put them back out on Saturday. Please contact me via TEXT or WhatsApp MESSAGE on 659598719, if you have any information on these cats or even better can offer loving homes. I will reply to all messages as quickly as possible. Many thanks

 

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For those of you that know Nibbles as we call her, here is a little video of her having a quick cuddle as we cleaned and refilled the cat cafés at Broncemar.

We’re the only people she sees all week and she’s always so pleased to see us.

At the moment she has her own private feeding spot until the hotel opens again.

 

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                                            Urgent

 

Whoever has taken this kitten “Pudding” put her back with her mother immediately PLEASE‼️.

She is only 6 weeks old, lives in Palmeral, a small gated complex in Caleta with her devoted mother.

Just 14 hours before we had taken her and other kittens from this private complex to Species vets for antibiotics that she needs, plus had her and the others treated for fleas and worms.

She is so cute, so friendly and so trusting.

She is just a BABY❗️.

The homeless cats and kittens here are cared for and under the control of Twinkle Trust.

Please put her back today, anonymously if you want, her mother is crying for her baby.

This kitten is too young and must be returned immediately for her further vet visits and her mother’s milk and care

 

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For those of you that know Nibbles as we call her, here is a little video of her having a quick cuddle as we cleaned and refilled the cat cafés at Broncemar.

We’re the only people she sees all week and she’s always so pleased to see us.

At the moment she has her own private feeding spot until the hotel opens again.

 

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2 more of our cat cafés fitted with plastic (not harmful, just uncomfortable) spikes and rubber strips this week.

We love the birds but they are eating all the cat biscuits and bathing in the fresh drinking water and the cats are left with nothing for days.

This should help do the trick ( sorry doves)

We do leave food seperate for the birds to share.

 

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Pinto has at last been trapped, sterilised, treated for parasites and his war wounds.... so pleased and relieved for Pinto.

He was spoilt rotten whilst recovering in his cage overnight with special milk and lots of yum cat food by L & D.

A real team effort to trap this fella, after many, many attempts and following him incognito from all his favourite haunts, finally he went in the trap when sneaking into Emi’s outside laundry room.

Happy life now Pinto and no more fighting please

 

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Little Elba is an old girl that lives at one of the hotels in Caleta.

She’s such a sweet old lady and lately her fur has thinned out, despite having nice regular food and flea treatments from the vets.

We’re trying to get to the bottom of what’s wrong and hope to have her looking better really soon

 

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Many of the cats in Nuevo Horizonte are without food, this is not the best video but it shows cat searching the big bins trying to find food.

We have just given a kind lady that asked for help 40 kg of dry cat food, this is thanks to your donations, they will now have food for at least a month

15/04/21

 

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Theo who we had to take back into our care when his parents were no longer able to keep him after his adoption due to the crisis.
As you can see he’s now found found his way into the house and after many little supervised trips into the garden he’s loving his freedom and is so good with all our other cats and dogs. We would still love to find him a home with a secure garden.
Cats and dogs he gets on great with but can nip when picked up so maybe better without children.
Please contact us if you would like more information on Theo. Checks and adoption contracts apply as standard

 

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This super lovely girl developed a very large swelling on her check, it turned out to be a badly infected tooth, she also has a damaged scapular that prodrudes.
She’s had a full dental and all except her front two fang teeth removed and is on antibiotics and pain meds for the next week. She can’t have surgery on her bone injury as it’s already healed but she should feel better now her full dental has been done.

 

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This big fella needed to go back to Bichos clinic today because he had another big abscess on his neck (we took him just last month for an abscess).

Hopefully today’s wound clean, pain and antibiotics will be the last time we need to see him at the vets for a while.

It took several people to get him, look after him overnight and to the vets this time as he hide in some rocks when spotted injured a couple of days ago.

We also had him treated for parasites as he had worms.

Now please stay out of trouble Coco

 

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All the fluffs getting flea treatment with our visit this weekend at the Elba Sara.

Even Princess didn’t make me chase her too much to have it

 

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Yeahhh, today Poppy got the all clear from the vet to go to her new home, as finally after Poppy’s many weeks of pulling her collar off and stitches out she is all healed up. I’m going to miss this adorable girl, she’s such a cuddly bundle of love.

 

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A little update to say “thank you so much” to you our supporters who donated towards the vets bill, so far 7 males and 2 females have been neutered from the Tamaragua homeless cat colony. There are still more to catch, many are white which is not a good colour because of the harsh sun on the white fur/skin which causes skin cancer. But I’m hoping they will all be caught very soon as kitten season has started.

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Another place we’ve been asked to help is in Tamaragua, there are approximately 15 cats that need sterilising before more homeless unwanted kittens are born.
Life is hard enough on the streets for the adults in their search for a safe spot to rest, sleep and to find food and water.
Twinkle has agreed to help this group as well as several others, we cannot take them in but by sterilising them with the help of your donations we can prevent more suffering and hardship.

 

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Thanks to you our life saving supporters, who’s donations we couldn’t continue without, we’re able to sterilise these 2 beautiful girls next week.

They are booked in at the vets and soon won’t have to worry about having more kittens, especially as kitten season is going to be upon us soon.

Your donations mean the world of difference-thank you.

 

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 A spay in time saves 100’s.

Thanks to your donations 2 more little girls now spayed and protected from having endless litters that would have needed somewhere safe to grow, and find food where it’s already hard to find and then of course needing neutering themselves in time to stop the circle.

 

 

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Fonzo and Simba snuggled up for the night. They are really loving kitties once they get to know you, they especially like cuddles, food (lots of food) 😉 and playing in the garden.

We would love to find them a good home together with a safe garden to play in.

They are neutered, microchipped and fully vaccinated.

Adoption fees, home check and adoption contract applies.

10/02/2021

 

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Two more lucky fellas Twinkle neutered last week, and of course the vet gave them anti flea and tick medication whilst they were asleep.

Have a good life boys

10/02/2021

 

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Neolani was a very undernourished, unsterilised male cat that appeared asking for food and help.
Twinkle has paid for his vet treatment and neutering and he’s now in fantastic condition thanks to his foster mummy.
He did test positive for feline leukaemia but shows no signs of illness.
He’s a really funny, cheeky boy.
He’s good with dogs. With some more energetic dogs sometimes he can hiss at them if they bounce about to much for him. He even seems to like the company of dogs. But he's also a cat that can entertain himself.
He's good with other cats. Positive cats can live for many years if given love and a good mum or dad.
All he needs now is a permanent dream home.
Please contac for further information 🙏🏽. He deserves a second chance.
21/01/21

 

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Another cat has suddenly appeared at one of our cat cafés this recently 😞.

He/she is booked to go to the vets on Wednesday to scan for a microchip, have a health check and see if he/she needs neutering.

I’m speechless yet again on how many people are abandoning their ‘pets’ at this time.

Maybe it has a microchip and it’s lost, we shall see!

Your animal family members don’t deserve to be treated like this!

 

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2 more cats we hope to trap and neuter very soon.

The all black has kittens but they are able to eat alone and so we must help the mummy cat quickly before she has even more mouths to feed

 

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An answer to a question we've been asked many times regarding the costs incurred by us for neutering

This is not a straight forward answer but we hope this is enough to give you a clear guide.

Prices vary at each clinic, the more we neuter at some clinics the more discount we receive.

We use 4 different clinics depending on the cats condition, location of the cats, and location of the volunteer or trappers. For neutering, on average we pay €75 per female and €55 per male, which includes flea and worming for every cat.

Twinkle currently owes in excess of €12k in vet bills!

We are regularly paying chunks off the bills but every week we have more cats that need our help.

 

       We really want to stop cats ending up like this one below,               especially as many are just kittens themselves

We are currently helping 4 separate colonies of between 7-10 cats in each, and also several lone cats that need neutering ASAP.

There are more cats out there that need help but we can’t cope with more logistically or financially.  

Our mission is to always try and get every single cat in a colony neutered, leaving just 1 female cat unneutered can put us back to square one within months, so it’s a constant effort.

 

   If we miss just one cat mature enough to                breed, this is what can happen.

 

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As you may have seen, this apology had been published in Hoy and Fuertextra, which are 2 local publications in Fuerteventura. In addition as agreed in the courts we are publishing it on our internet pages.

 

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