While dogs and Sponsors, Ambassadors, Potential Adopters, Friends, Public and the Delightful Past and Present Four-Legged Residents gathered to raise awareness and charity for Battersea Dogs and Cats Home, the Good King Wenceslas and Partridges in Pear Trees filled the air of the enchanting St Luke’s Church in Chelsea on Friday the 7th.
The evening kicked off with the Collegium Musicum of London Chamber Choir (formed in 1972 by László Heltáy), which was followed by the one and only Claire Horton (Executive Officer and Charity Worker), and a spontaneous reading from the man himself Anthony Head. We were also blessed with a couple of captivating performances from the award winning Soprano Katie Marshall. At only 17 years of age she is one of the most thrilling young artists in the classical world today, and enchants audiences with her pure tone, talent and immense stage presence.
Of course the night was not without a congregation of the audience caroling their hearts out, and after were all greeted outside with mulled wine, mince pies and complimentary goodie bags from us at Pet Pavilion.
We gather in St Luke’s church every year at Christmas because of a big problem that continues to this day, that is that at any given time, there are an estimated 100,000 dogs and cats without homes in the UK. An even harder problem is that in 2017 Battersea Dogs and Cats home were only able to help 7,365 of those animals, this reason is why we need all the support we can get, so that we are able to help a larger number every year!
As we at Pet Pavilion are big supporters and sponsors of Battersea Dogs and Cats Home, we ask you that you could give a second thought and help those animals in need, without a home or even without a shelter this Christmas. There are many ways you can help, you can visit one of their branches (London Battersea, Brands Hatch and Old Windsor Intake), Email : firstname.lastname@example.org, Call 0800 001 4444 or even give a loving home for one of those four legged furies! Please this Christmas give these amazing animals the love and warmth they deserve.