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Calendar compiled to help Cross Roads cat centre
9:20am Saturday 26th October 2013 in Keighley
Cats found new homes by a Cross Roads-based charity feature in its 2014 calendar.
Photos of 40 felines are included in the fundraising venture, produced by Yorkshire Cat Rescue.
People who had adopted a cat from the shelter were invited to submit a photograph.
“We had a fantastic response,” said fundraiser Pam Laking, who compiled the calendar.
“We received 260 pictures and it was really difficult to choose which to include. In the end, we decided on a main photo and lots of smaller ones for each page.”
Information about the cats’ stories is also included.
“Many of them were unwanted and abandoned and it is quite moving to read how the cats are now so important in their new owners’ lives,” Mrs Laking added.
“These are happy outcomes but there is still an enormous problem with so many cats being abandoned and we would ask people to come forward if they could possibly offer a loving home.”
Proceeds from the calendar – priced £3.95 – will go to the charity. One thousand copies have been printed, with sponsorship from Raiseprint in Keighley, and the initial response has been good.
The calendar is available at yorkshirecatrescue.org, from the centre, from Lady B’s cafe at the St Ives estate in Harden, Sharp Cuts hair salon at Wilsden and Hayley Bevan’s gift shop, Eldwick.