Direct Telecom launches Sky Wire in the Canaries

DIRECT Telecom has launched Sky Wire throughout the Canary Islands, and so, finally, there is a Broadband solution to replace ADSL and Fibre. It is no secret that getting a reliable Internet connection in the Canaries has not always been a walk-through. For many, it has actually been a nightmare, and, for some, impossible! Most […]

You’re never too old!

Accion del Sol news WE had a very special visitor to the refuge at our Christmas event last week. Six years ago, the lovely Gaby, a very young, 93-year-old lady, adopted a small, mixed-breed dog who she named Lilli. I was very fortunate to talk with Gaby, and it was amazing to hear and see […]

Feline Xmas treats!

Cats Welfare news EVERYONE likes to receive a gift a Christmas, including our beloved pets. Have you ever thought of making your cat an extra-special, yummy, Christmas treat? Here’s a recipe to get your kitty into the Christmas spirit. Ingredients ¾ cup white flour ¾ cup shredded cheddar cheese 5 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese ¼ […]

Dog of the week – Hojito

Live Arico news HOJITO is a six-year-old male of fabulous temperament. He has sadly fallen victim to homelessness, due to the current problem of landlords not accepting pets in their properties. If only they knew the massive problem this is causing the refuges. Please can you give Hojito a home in time for Christmas? He […]

Ritmania successes

AS winners of the talent competition Islasvision in 2012, performers from Ritmania Fame Academy were recently invited to compete against previous finalists from all over the Canary Islands. There were 12 groups in this year’s final, and the theme was Musicals. The production had to include singing, dancing and musical theatre, and 42nd Street turned […]

Thank you, Mary

Accion del Sol news MARY Irvine, one of our lovely supporters, has been very busy over the last few months making winter jackets for the dogs, as well as Christmas bottle covers which are on sale at the refuge. Many thanks, Mary, to you and all our many supporters who help us. Please do think […]

Christmas dangers

Cats Welfare news WITH Christmas just around the corner, it’s a good idea to start thinking about how the festive period affects our beloved cats. We’re all familiar with the dog campaign that tells us that “A dog’s for life, not just for Christmas”, and the same applies to cats, of course. One of the […]

Merry afternoon for charity fund-raisers

A SUPERB afternoon was provided on Sunday by a host of entertainers, performing for free in the name of charity. They raised an astonishing 3,039.50 euros, with 50% funding a bus for sufferers of Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s Disease, to transport them, regularly, to a day-care centre. The other half was donated to children’s charity Helping […]

Dog of the week – Pincho

Live Arico news PINCHO is a three-year-old small male, in need of a home. He has been with us a while, and we don’t understand why he hasn’t been snapped up. Can you give him a home this Christmas? Call Sue on 629 388102 for more information; adopt, don’t buy! 2018 calendars are in stock! […]

Pet insurance? Get it, or regret it!

Cats Welfare news GIVING a kitten, cat, puppy or dog a new home is one of the most exciting and rewarding commitments you can make, and has positive benefits for every member of the family. Most owners will agree that their pets’ inquisitive natures can sometimes lead them into the occasional scrapes, and the costs […]

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