Young cubs visit pets at RSPCA animal centre

THE pets at RSPCA Southridge Animal Centre were treated to a special visit by youngsters of a cub group. Members of the 1st and 3rd New Barnet Cub Pack visited the South Mimms animal care home before Easter. Led by group scout leader Michael Proctor, the

THE pets at RSPCA Southridge Animal Centre were treated to a special visit by youngsters of a cub group.

Members of the 1st and 3rd New Barnet Cub Pack visited the South Mimms animal care home before Easter.

Led by group scout leader Michael Proctor, the children enjoyed a morning in the sunshine and saw the dogs, cats, rabbits, chickens and horses that live at RSPCA Southridge while they wait for new homes.

Among the highlights of the visit, the cubs enjoyed time with nine piglets, born a couple of weeks ago at the centre, and Albert the goat.


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After the visit the cub group had to design and colour a poster of their favourite animal at the Packhorse Lane centre.

A spokesman for the animal care home told the Potters Bar Edition: "They [the cubs] were really interested in the animals and keen to get to work on their posters.

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"We look forward to seeing the results.

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