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Greyhounds

CCA has been working for many years educating about the misuse of Greyhounds and supporting those organisations who care for and re home ill-treated dogs. We have long understood that Greyhounds are often viewed as a commercial asset by those involved in the UK Greyhound racing industry and therefore it

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Big Garden Bird Watch

This weekend has been the RSPB’s annual Big Garden Bird Watch and it seems to have been a huge success. It appears that nearly 150,000 people have given up an hour or so of their time to spot birds in their back gardens and a huge amount of birds have

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Use of Bear Fur-British Military

  CCA likes to work with and support animal welfare friendly MP’s at Westminster and we were very grateful to all the MP’s who worked last summer to stop the re-introduction of Hunting with Hounds last summer. It was very interesting to see that Alex Cunningham MP has been working

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CCA and Laudato Si in Portsmouth People

    I am delighted that an article on Pope Francis’ Encyclical letter-Laudato Si written by CCA Chair Judy Gibbons has been published in the current edition of “Portsmouth People” which is the Magazine for the Catholic Diocese of Portsmouth. This is fantastic news and shows the great support of

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Merry Christmas from CCA

    It is now Christmas Eve and tomorrow is obviously a very big day for CCA and indeed all Catholics and other Christians throughout the world. I would like to wish all CCA Members and supporters a very safe, peaceful and happy Christmas Day for tomorrow.

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World Vegan Day 2015

I would like to send a message of congratulation and support for World Vegan Day today and World Vegan month which also starts today to all CCA Members and supporters, vegans and vegetarians and all people who care for the welfare of all our sentient  animals throughout the world. CCA is

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CCA Supports Network for Animals Petition to End Horse Fighting

Network For Animals need your help to end the brutal bloodsport of Organized Horse Fighting in the southern Philippines. The sound of cheering reverberates through the arena, from a crowd made up of gamblers, elected officials, gangsters, families, even small children. In each fight two beautiful stallions are made to fight brutally

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CCA AGM 2015

The Catholic Concern for Animals AGM was held on Saturday 18th October at Brompton Oratory in London. The meeting was preceded by a fascinating talk by CCA’s Scientific Adviser, Dr Richard Ryder which covered many aspects of animal welfare issues but was especially interesting on the subject of meat as

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CCA and Veganism

One of the main approaches that CCA take in the support of the care of all God’s creation is the promotion of an animal cruelty free diet. We promote vegetarian and vegan diets as a mainstay of our work and I have given interviews and talks where this aspect of

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