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Edinburgh dog and cat shelter may be forced to close due to rising electricity bills this winter

Edinburgh dog and cat home said he was facing uncertainty future, with stunning 800 percent rise in gas and electricity bills threaten to reach 140-year-Old Animal Shelter “On Your Knees”.

According to the shelter on seafield road power supply next year will cost they are valued at £31,160 and the gas bill is expected to top £63,735.

EDCH Provides a Loving Shelter for hundreds of dogs and cats annually, but over in past 12 months has seen an unprecedented rise in pets requiring home – due in part of the owners who abandon their pets due to a sharp rise in in cost of life. Only this month more more than 80 owners applied give up them family pets – which makes up an incredible 46 percent rise.

Edinburgh dog and cat home faces uncertainty future after a staggering 800 percent rise in gas and electricity bills.

In an attempt to stop the wave of requests for rent from owners, charity was first in Scotland supplies food to Foodbanks and now feeds 3,000 animals every month via donations – purpose ensure families can keep their pets in warm and caring home environment.

Faced with a deteriorating situation this winter, EDCH has begun lobbying the Scottish and UK governments for help and support. for animal charity sector. The Edinburgh Cat and Dog Refuge is not currently receiving funding. financial benefits from national or local government and relies purely on generosity of donors, developing small income streams such as training and animal husbandry first to help.

CEO Lindsay Fyff-Jardine says in rise in Energy costs alone “may be enough to home on your knees this winter.” “We have made significant savings through in-house cost-cutting but what we can’t do is reduce level of the care we give to our animals. They are and will always be our priority.

“It takes gas and electricity to keep them warm and fed, but this horrendous growth is unprecedented. Although we appreciate that they hit everyone and will start to hit other in animal charity coming soon, we can’t just try to absorb them through donations. We need to see positive action now to ensure in future of Home – and well-being of animals in our concern.

Edinburgh Cat and Dog Shelter is recruiting support of other charities and animal welfare organizations seeking to bring about change.

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