Grey clouds gathered above and the rain came down, yet over three hundred friends and supporters rolled up for the SESAW Open Day at the end of July. A big thank you to everyone who helped raise over £3,300 at the Dog Show, Fete, BBQ and Refreshments marquee. Even Jazz Galore braved the weather to entertain us!
Barbara says I must also thank the Stratford St. Mary Village Life Committee for inviting us to their Medieval Fayre in July. The visitors enjoyed meeting some of the animals – and our volunteers of course!
Open Day aside, my canine pals and I have enjoyed the lovely summer, unlike a three year old Lakeland-X that has been with us since May. Buster is a tiny bit stupid, he kennel guards and sems very fierce in there, but he is not like that at all. Everyone passes by, thinking he would kill his neighbour but once out, they happily go for a walk together. He’s getting quite depressed watching all the others come in and go before him. He would be good, probably as the only pet and with older children ‘cause he wants all the fuss. Come and see Buster but ask someone to get him out of the kennel and give him a chance.
I’ll be in trouble with Ollie (the Black) Cat if I don’t also mention the many cats longing for new people to own – that’s what he said! Hopefully they will leave us sooner than a family of ferals, homed last month after waiting at Sesaw for nearly four years.
Another thank you, this time to everyone who turned up for the Long Melford Street Fair in July, despite the pouring rain, just like last year! As usual many people stopped to browse and chat. The girls returned soaking wet yet still ready to do it again in 2016, but with a pop up gazebo next time!
I must mention a gentleman named Tibby Maxim who is having his flowing locks shaved off to raise money for five good causes, including Sesaw. Do encourage him if you are around Cavendish Football Club on Saturday 19th September, after the match.
If you are visiting Hadleigh for the Year of the Sheep Grand Finale on Saturday 26th September, please pop into our £1 Sale for bargains and refreshments. It will be open 11-2pm at the Ansell Centre next to the United Reform Church, Market Place, IP7 5DL.
It’s nearly time for Mum’s evening rounds but I’m guarding the computer until someone emails this article for me. Ollie’s hinting at writing another “no holds barred” report but this month’s news is definitely from me, Kenny (the Boss) Chihuahua!
P.S. Since writing this, Buster had found a new home!