Newcastle Dog and Cat Shelter Supported by Northumberland Freemasons

23rd November 2023

Newcastle Dog and Cat Shelter, a safe place for countless lost, unwanted, neglected, abused, and abandoned animals, has been serving the Northeast since it was established in 1896. With the primary aim of promoting kindness and preventing cruelty towards animals, the shelter has consistently positively impacted the lives of thousands of animals in need. One of the primary drivers of the organisation is their remarkable achievement of placing over 1000 dogs and cats into new, loving homes every year.

Coming to the rescue, Northumberland Freemasons recently answered a call to help the shelter by funding the purchase of a complete set of animal housing cages for the shelter’s new van which has significantly enhanced their ability to transport and care for the animals in their charge.

Stuart Cairns, of the Northumberland Freemasons, explained ” A number of our members had praised the dedicated care and work undertaken by the the staff at the Newcastle Dog and Cat Shelter and we were delighted to be given the opportunity of covering the cost of providing a complete set of animal housing cages for their new van enabling them to continue with the essential work they undertake on a daily basis.”

The Newcastle Dog and Cat Shelter and Northumberland Freemasons have found anew friendship with many events, such as golf competitions and a charity ball, planned over the next 12 months to help raise more funds for the Cat and Dog Shelter.

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