Category - animal sponsorship

  • 26 Jun 2009

    Below is a short guide with a few links and sources of information that we've found useful for those who would like to have a more ethical valentines day.

  • 4 Feb 2009

    The Lemur is a curious looking animal, and one that not many people ever see as they are quite reclusive. In the last 30 years its population in the wild has decreased by 30%, due mainly to the compromise of its natural habitat by expanding towns and farms in its homeland of Madagascar. But you can sponsor or adopt a Lemur, through the Aspinall Foundation, quickly and easily online, and help protect them.

  • 4 Feb 2009

    Research suggests the shy and elusive Bush Dog, or Savannah or Vinegar Dog, as it is also known, is threatened with extinction. Human activities, such farming and the suburban expansion of cities in South America, are the main reason its habitat is slowly disappearing. It is estimated that fewer the 15,000 mature adult Bush dogs now exist in the wild. It has never been more important to protect this dwindling species through adoption or sponsorship.

  • 5 Dec 2008

    Sponsoring a cat makes an ideal and unusual gift for someone for Christmas or a birthday, particularly if they are a cat lover.

    You can sponsor a cat through Cats Protection. Formed in 1927, Cats Protection has grown to become the UK’s leading cat welfare charity. Cats Protection now rehome and reunite 55,000 cats and kittens every year. Cats Protection's vision is to ensure every cat is given the chance of a life where it will be treated with kindness and an understanding of its needs.

  • 5 Dec 2008

    Sponsoring an animal as a gift is proving extremely popular in 2008 in the face of the credit crunch. Animal sponsorship is a cheap, unusual and worthwhile gift for animal lovers everywhere.

  • 28 May 2008

    Many people now prefer to sponsor an animal in addition to – or rather than – having their own pet. Sponsoring an animal has many benefits – both to the person who is taking out the sponsorship or adoption not to mention the organisation and the animal being sponsored.

  • 5 Feb 2008

    The Barbary, or Atlas Lion, is now extinct in the wild. The Aspinall Foundation, at their Port Lympne reserve, look after several dozen of them, and they desperately need your help in looking after what is one of the largest groups of these animals that remain in captivity. Adopt a lion here

  • 5 Feb 2008

    Tigers are facing extinction but you can adopt or sponsor Tugar, a spectacular looking tiger who was raised in captivity at Port Lympne, as a great gift.

  • 5 Feb 2008

    Sponsoring a monkey makes a great gift. You could sponsor or adopt Jakarta, a playful and adventurous Grizzled Leaf monkey currently resident at Howletts, a reserve park owned by the Aspinall Foundation.

  • 5 Feb 2008

    If you are a dog lover, then this could be the gift for you. Research suggests the African Hunting Dog, or Painted Hunting Dog, as it is also known, is in serious threat of extinction. Sponsor or adot one through the Aspinall Foundation