Open day donations for local charities

Colleen Smith, Sheena Buchan, Paul Sullivan, Joan Miller, Jane Wilson, Susan Wyllie and Scott Elphinstone with the cheque donations

Colleen Smith, Sheena Buchan, Paul Sullivan, Joan Miller, Jane Wilson, Susan Wyllie and Scott Elphinstone with the cheque donations

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Buchan Veterinary Clinic have presented two local charities with donations after raising money at their recent Open Day.

The Open Day was held on Saturday, March 23 and from that, Buchan vets have managed to give £200 each to the Peterhead and District Cats Protection and the Scottish SPCA.

Speaking about the donation, Senior Inspector of the Scottish SPCA, Scott Elphinstone said: “We are very grateful.

“The donation will probably go towards vet bills, our new rehoming centre at Drumoak and of course, our continual care for North-east animals.”

Co-ordinator of Peterhead and District Cats Protection, Colleen Smith said: “The donation will go towards buying pens which cost £2000 for just one.

“At Cats Protection, we don’t get funding, we have to fund our own activities. We take in as much as we can and we neuter, flea and worm all the cats that come into our care before we rehome them but obviously by doing that we have to pay vet bills and that costs a lot of money.

“We don’t have staff, just volunteers who take some time out to care for the cats, we are not a 24 hour service.

Colleen added: “We have been open for three years and they really help us here at Buchan Vets. We also work very well with the Scottish SPCA.”