animal welfare

Liz Varney with Baroness Gale and TV presenter Bill Oddie
Liz Varney with Baroness Gale and TV presenter Bill Oddie

Animal lover Liz Varney from Dallington, Heathfield, was honoured with a special award from the International Fund for Animal Welfare at the House of Lords last week.

The award was presented by Baroness Gale and TV presenter Bill Oddie. Liz has rescued thousands of cats over the years and offers refuge to up to 200 at any time at Catastophes Cat Rescue together with her partner, Alan Knight who runs International Animal Rescue - aimed at helping vulnerable animals around the world.