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Help rescued animals at Southport’s new pet store

FUR-EVER HOME: Suki, here with her toy monkey, was rescued from domestic violence

Submitted by Freshfields Animal Sanctuary

A Southport pet store is encouraging customers to help rescued animals after choosing a local sanctuary as their chosen charity.

Jollyes Pet Store, which recently opened a branch in Southport, has decided to support Freshfields Animal Rescue through a donation bin in its store. Guests can drop off pet food, toys, blankets, and other items the rescue needs to care for abused, abandoned, and neglected animals on a daily basis.

Milo Matthews, social media manager, said: “When we were researching charities to donate to, a number of people told us we should donate to Freshfield, even staff members.

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“Freshfields is a charity which is close to my home here in Jollyes Southport as a member of staff used to stop by every weekend to help with the various animals they house there.

“We had heard a lot of good things about Freshfield like customers telling us that they had their fur baby from there and what a great experience it was for them. After hearing all the positive and lovely things at About this charity, we have chosen it as one of those to donate and help support.

“We are very happy to be able to support Freshfields, with the help of our lovely customers of course. We will continue to help with donations until further notice, but we hope that day never comes. Freshfields is a great organization charity and to be a part of the community helping feed their furry friends is amazing, and again, we’re so happy to help out.”

Deb Hughes, Head of Communications at Freshfields, said: “We are extremely grateful to the staff and customers of Jollyes for choosing to support animals at Freshfields.

“Every day, more than 500 creatures receive the food, warmth, love and excellent medical care they need, and we couldn’t do it without the kind-hearted people in our local communities.

“We look forward to showing Jollyes customers and staff how they are making a difference in the lives of animals, many of whom have known only trauma and isolation, like Suki here, who was rescued from a domestic violence situation.

“They are going to change lives for the better, with their caring and kindness. It is needed more than ever, in these unprecedented difficult times, and we want to thank Jollyes for helping us be there for the animals who don’t. have nowhere to go.”

For more information on how you or your local business can get involved with Freshfields see their website here or call Deb Hughes on 07956 216106.

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