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Battersea Public Affairs @Battersea_PA London, Kent and Berkshire

The official Twitter account for the @Battersea_ Public Affairs Team: Mike, Ben, Scott, Helen & Rich. Email: publicaffairs@battersea.org.uk

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Joined Twitter 9/4/15


Animal welfare groups have joined forces to help ensure pets stay happy and healthy during these difficult times… https://t.co/fDMYdAExjx
Retweeted by Battersea Public AffairsDuring the #coronavirus outbreak, many people are now unable to walk their dogs. Walking a dog for people in your c… https://t.co/0RDb9mA0cx
Retweeted by Battersea Public AffairsThank you @ElliotColburn for sharing guidance on how to look after your pets in this crisis. #ComfortInCrisishttps://t.co/RToLv0GttI
4/1
2020
🐺 The CFSG have come together to give guidance on how to look after their pets during #COVID19 🐶 Pets are valuable… https://t.co/Hdq4uFVGa6
Retweeted by Battersea Public AffairsDigby was living on the streets when he was found by a kind stranger. They brought him to Battersea, where we disco… https://t.co/PvXsLtiDQ1
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3/31
2020
It’s a scary time dealing with the #coronavirus outbreak, and it’s important to consider your pets’ needs as well a… https://t.co/q9iiDJM6jr
Retweeted by Battersea Public AffairsNew @scotgov guidance for animal owners who are self-isolating has been published. Find out more ➡️… https://t.co/U83Jesk3ib
Retweeted by Battersea Public AffairsOlaf was found as a stray and hadn't been cared for properly in the past. 💙 It looked as though his back leg had be… https://t.co/ukC7PCK60w
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3/30
2020
Read our guidance for pet owners, if you're staying at home because of #coronavirus. There is no evidence of co… https://t.co/6kLCp1IUZU
Retweeted by Battersea Public AffairsAre you spending time indoors with your cat and ready for a challenge? 😉 Check out our expert (and practical) cat t… https://t.co/zGo8DDrRtJ
Retweeted by Battersea Public AffairsGreat to see this being shared today; key advice to help pet owners comply with latest Gov & @DefraGovUK advice wh… https://t.co/CaLr4TTxD9
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3/27
2020
We all know the importance of physical exercise for our dogs, but did you know you also need to give their brain a… https://t.co/aRQLRqSwHE
Retweeted by Battersea Public AffairsThere’s lots of misleading information about whether pets are a danger to people during the #coronavirus outbreak.… https://t.co/GojQwOdObD
Retweeted by Battersea Public AffairsRodney had a rough start in life before he came to Battersea.💔 Living as a stray, he had a terrible skin condition… https://t.co/peB3KR0ekl
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3/26
2020
Our pets are #ComfortInCrisis 💙 We've worked with other animal welfare organisations to help people keep themselve… https://t.co/WDj0Rsf4RxWe’ve joined with other animal welfare organisations to help people keep themselves and their pets safe at this tim… https://t.co/4CAVa3Fn11
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3/25
2020
Due to the coronavirus outbreak, our centres are now closed to the public until further notice, but our animal welf… https://t.co/WEgqcYAEZU
Retweeted by Battersea Public AffairsIn a sadly familiar story, Binky was found by kind strangers after being abandoned in a shed. They quickly realised… https://t.co/yHB3IiX0R6
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3/24
2020
What a transformation! 🤯 Cricket had a rough start in life, abandoned and so malnourished that his legs had become… https://t.co/rijGtMbkv2
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3/21
2020
Nigel came to Battersea in a terrible state, covered in fleas with a large tumour on his back. 💔Our caring staff co… https://t.co/dXzJUgyEke
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3/20
2020
Simba might have travelled 1,400 miles from home, but thanks to his microchip he was able to be reunited with his o… https://t.co/TK7a8LKcuv
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3/18
2020
A lovely story if you're in need of some cheering up whilst you #stayhome. This pair were reunited after a long fou… https://t.co/vdbrznp8Gh
Retweeted by Battersea Public AffairsMoomin was found in an alleyway, unable to move her back legs. The kind strangers who found her brought her to Batt… https://t.co/DZkdL5fvzp
Retweeted by Battersea Public AffairsProof that pets really can change your life 💙 https://t.co/4TqWl1vp2m
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3/17
2020
Animal welfare should be considered when planning public policy. Parliament will debate a petition on this starte… https://t.co/T2MT5J8nSr8 million households in the UK rent their homes. @Battersea_ offers advice on how Councils and Housing Association… https://t.co/zYBYjgH19jMaggie was found tied to a railing - her microchip simply read 'Puppy number 5'. 💔 She was terrified and had given… https://t.co/QVH370asqh
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3/16
2020
We're waiting on research from the Uni of Middlesex on responsible dog ownership but it has been delayed 😥 Great t… https://t.co/M4t8woeQ5d
3/15
2020
The Scottish Parliament has just voted to increase the maximum sentence for animal cruelty to five years! 🎉 It’s no… https://t.co/U03A4rKJbJ
Retweeted by Battersea Public AffairsThank you @Rachael2Win for mentioning our campaign to increase the maximum sentence for animal cruelty in Scotland!… https://t.co/NCViadpHzsQuality of debate at the #WildlifeBill in Holyrood today is excellent. Thank you Kenneth Gibson MSP for your great… https://t.co/NRp3fk6evLThank you @Liam4Orkney for your support for the Bill and for mentioning Battersea's work to protect animals from cr… https://t.co/DZRZ8MXQjXHolyrood is debating the Animals and Wildlife (Penalties, Protections and Powers) (Scotland) Bill for five-year sen… https://t.co/b06cjOT0f7.@MairiGougeon comments that the Bill emphasises that animal cruelty and wildlife crime will not be tolerated in Sc… https://t.co/dwVX5SKcNY
Retweeted by Battersea Public Affairs❗🐾MASSIVE #animalwelfare news ❗🐾 At 2.30pm today @ScotParl will debate a proposed Bill to introduce harsher senten… https://t.co/HBthhuY1is
Retweeted by Battersea Public AffairsWe will be following the @ScotParl debate on the Scotland Animals and Wildlife Bill today. We would like to see inc… https://t.co/W3PsFhhxA3
Retweeted by Battersea Public AffairsA woman who imported and sold sick puppies, including 4 so ill they died, was sentenced to 16 weeks in jail for ani… https://t.co/ExTWAIkzdlBeautiful Monique is still looking for a home! 💙 Find out more about her 👉 https://t.co/kHkif17BYy https://t.co/MIZJuBUPhY
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3/12
2020
We're all settling down to watch #Budget2020 - what does @RishiSunak have planned for Britain's pet owners? 🐶 https://t.co/E9lRO6iUDIBattersea prides itself on being there for every dog and cat, but we also know that our pets can be there for us to… https://t.co/eC3fDR21bO
3/11
2020
.@CommonsEFRA calls on the Govt to do more to fight against puppy smuggling: 'Illegal smuggling of puppies is a cr… https://t.co/yHCe2tTIjRFollowing our call for tighter regulations to end puppy smuggling, the Government launched a #petfished public camp… https://t.co/8xv3G0M2CM
Retweeted by Battersea Public AffairsThank you @KerryMP for highlighting the huge public & political support for animal sentience recognition in law: 10… https://t.co/RzwsL7dvrY
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3/10
2020
We're kicking off our annual research on microchipping in the UK. Read our report from last year: 31% of stray dog… https://t.co/zmNsuTI3EkThis story has given us that #FridayFeeling! After 11 years on the streets, Missy was finally reunited with her own… https://t.co/0p4SttOuwU
Retweeted by Battersea Public AffairsThe @Battersea_ stand at @Crufts is a huge hit with the #dog owning public. We're asking people why they love… https://t.co/7yTJomU7PQ
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3/6
2020
Happy #WorldBookDay! 📚 We love reading to the animals in Battersea; it's a great way to spend quality time with dog… https://t.co/rd2o0x05ML
Retweeted by Battersea Public Affairs @HeidiBearKaye1 Thank you!To celebrate #WorldBookDay2020 here's our ambassador, the wonderful children's author @WilsonJaqueline, talking abo… https://t.co/2tPAsOMiw4Want to see animal cruelty sentences in Scotland increase to match the crime? There's a Bill to do just that about… https://t.co/MLBp1nWVr0
3/5
2020
More than 40 MPs have signed @CarolineLucas's motion on animal welfare - is yours on the list?… https://t.co/rD1lA1MLRHWatch out for #petfishing Unscrupulous sellers pretend that the puppy or kitten they’re selling you comes from a h… https://t.co/5g5HGpzOdk @PetRefuge @GavinSRidley Hi there, yes we do have a copy and really appreciated reading this great piece of researc… https://t.co/f8IJs5aKzH
3/4
2020
@JaimeSaysBlog Potentially, but it's still to be confirmed. Here's hoping! 🤞A man who bit off his kitten's ear and 'lost count' of the number of times he punched it was sentenced to just 12 w… https://t.co/VQtxU86WEtCalling to all MSPs! Entries are now open for Holyrood Dog of the Year 2020, hosted in partnership with… https://t.co/Iw9V8Ng8Pf
Retweeted by Battersea Public AffairsToday is #IfCatsHadThumbsDay! If cats had thumbs, they'd put two thumbs up for five year sentences for animal crue… https://t.co/CB4WZ5RSEvToday is #IfCatsHadThumbsDay! Imagine the mischief our cats would get up to if they had opposable thumbs! You may b… https://t.co/6qIylTIgNj
Retweeted by Battersea Public AffairsRural Affairs Minister @MairiGougeon has announced the 12 Commission members appointed to Scotland’s first independ… https://t.co/GbLhW4oT2i
Retweeted by Battersea Public AffairsLast night @houseofcommons approved our membership for this Parliament as @neil_parish @GeraintDaviesMPhttps://t.co/YxxSEVYhJJ
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3/3
2020
@theladymania Hello Leo, Monique needs a home with a garden, as having the opportunity to go outside and explore wo… https://t.co/euplJrl47wLearn more from @DefraGovUK on how to avoid getting #Petfished 👉 https://t.co/JzGAM5ecvu https://t.co/CkpNqsn2UV
Retweeted by Battersea Public AffairsHenry has been at Battersea for over 150 days; in that time he's seen over 160 other animals find loving homes. To… https://t.co/6b7orqGOmZ
Retweeted by Battersea Public AffairsWho’s the person behind the pet? 🕵️🐶🐱 Today we’re launching our #Petfished campaign to help you avoid deceitful s… https://t.co/Cx9trt8rfX
Retweeted by Battersea Public Affairs @TheLinksGroup Thanks! From our perspective it'd make great sense to work together and we'd like to find out more.Britain's loneliest cat looking for home after no one turns up to birthday party. https://t.co/XtLgyT5D4Z
Retweeted by Battersea Public AffairsWe welcome @DefraGovUK's campaign against 'petfishing' "Battersea strongly condemns the practice of puppy farming..… https://t.co/MVpPR0VGw4Congratulations on being part of the EFRA Committee! @GeraintDaviesMP @DaveDooganSNP @RosieDuffield1 @GlindonMaryhttps://t.co/IIIBVE3kat
3/2
2020
In London, the links between animal cruelty, child abuse & domestic violence are reflected in work on domestic inci… https://t.co/Zg4nK65crO
3/1
2020
Looking for somewhere to rent where you can bring your dog or cat with you can take longer and mean you end up payi… https://t.co/E34tWPTgeu
2/29
2020
Monique the cat is looking for a home after nobody turned up to her birthday party 😭 she has FIV (which cannot be p… https://t.co/Gm5xkCD2cUWhat should you consider when getting a pet? Consider rehoming. #RescueIsMyFavouriteBreed https://t.co/jcvARZ1ikKThese great new resources from @BritishVets help vets combat #PuppySmuggling Puppies bred abroad and smuggled in… https://t.co/c9rGRqrKmN
2/28
2020
Rest in Peace Waffle 😭🖤 https://t.co/UtqIgPAnpvAnimal sellers may require a licence - to find out more about licensed sellers in your area visit your Local Author… https://t.co/rnfq3BJEIZ
Retweeted by Battersea Public AffairsIs it snowing where you are? ❄️ #UKSnow Either way, be careful using antifreeze - to cats it can taste delicious b… https://t.co/SZZTMMf8ht
2/27
2020
Thank you so much for your support @GwynneMP! https://t.co/u3koY2euunWe were delighted to be at this morning’s @GraylingUK Communications Trends 2020 breakfast event to look at the app… https://t.co/U9jQD23tWFIf you are planning to buy your pet, it is important to make sure you go to a responsible breeder - for more inform… https://t.co/ay2sJegTyd
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2/26
2020
Battersea backs compulsory cat #microchipping as a cost-effective way to ensure cats can be successfully reunited w… https://t.co/lmiaiM1t3pGreat to read @aliciakearns talking about volunteering for @Battersea_ "I used to foster for Battersea Dogs and C… https://t.co/okQyOxpMSgWith @davewardell and other MPs supporting @chrisloder’s private members bill #FinnsLawPart2 https://t.co/a9gNgO37K8
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2/25
2020
This film shows how Phoebe &Teddy arrived at @Battersea_ in desperate need & how Battersea staff & volunteers bande… https://t.co/OSmkxwo1ww
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2/24
2020
Happy #Caturday! Did you know that cats can improve your physical and mental health? 😻 Meet some of our feline res… https://t.co/wHKpLwIsr4
2/22
2020
Put your hands in the air if you've got that #FridayFeeling! 🎉😍 https://t.co/rpKBGHS2n8
Retweeted by Battersea Public Affairs"Loving your pets (...) doesn’t mean it has to be conditional on their being cute, photogenic, or undemanding. Much… https://t.co/5SdYNtk2CE
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2/21
2020
Millie the Staffie was brutally killed and secretly buried. The owner's punishment? Sixteen weeks in jail. Five-y… https://t.co/N6uctrMBffWe know how much Members of Parliament, Members of the Scottish Parliament, London & Welsh Assembly Members, Peers… https://t.co/iXmXbpmc4lWe love Hattie! 😍🐱😍 https://t.co/QVC1AUm0ClWe couldn't agree more with @samaritans and @mentalhealth - research shows pet owners could even save the NHS £2.45… https://t.co/StoDE80oQI
2/20
2020
Our friends at @TrentUni are carrying out an international survey that aims to better understand the relationship b… https://t.co/YzL0fhvC1s
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2/19
2020
COLLIERS WOOD/TOOTING PEOPLE- my friend’s cat Rita has gone missing. She appears to be injured as there was blood i… https://t.co/7shYzbJL3X
Retweeted by Battersea Public AffairsAngus was found abandoned with a broken leg at just two weeks old. 💔 Our dedicated veterinary team gave him round t… https://t.co/ThYAkTiLC7
Retweeted by Battersea Public AffairsWhen looking at #HowToBuyAPet consider rehoming - Pet Advertising Advisory Group's members have rehoming centres ac… https://t.co/hZdDsZIt55
Retweeted by Battersea Public AffairsThank you Jason! 🐶🐱 https://t.co/BRfSTn44Zc
2/18
2020
MPs support Battersea’s animal cruelty campaign https://t.co/JRSBX0sk67 https://t.co/cLs6rRvkux
Retweeted by Battersea Public AffairsThanks Philip! 🐶🐱 https://t.co/5pLqWzUpAkAnimals are sentient beings & deserve better protection Govt supports a 5-year maximum sentence for animal cruelty… https://t.co/rhO3t6dgTa
Retweeted by Battersea Public AffairsHenry Smith MP: Stronger sentences for cruelty to animals. https://t.co/EqOysQvYJF
Retweeted by Battersea Public AffairsThanks Henry! 🐶🐱 https://t.co/frBDCkfbLy
2/17
2020

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