Strays will be well looked after thanks to two Christ the King pupils in Thornbury
STRAYS in the Thornbury area will be well looked after thanks to a pair of young philanthropists.
Christ the King Primary School pupils Eabha Hughes, 11, and Layla Jay, ten, raised an impressive £175.50 over the past few months for the RSPCA Bristol Cats and Dogs Home.
The animal lovers' fundraising campaign was backed by staff and parents at the school who donated generously to help rehome abandoned pets.
The charity provides care and shelter for around 2,000 animals each year.
The girls and their classmates received a special visit from one of the home’s furry residents, Cindy the Terrier dog, and RSPCA’s Rebecca Law last week who thanked the duo—each in their own way-- for their hard work and handed them a certificate.
School governor Gill Brooks said: "The girls have worked so hard to raise the money from running a raffle in school and in the community plus running a stall at the Christmas fair.
"The school was also presented with a certificate to say thank you for our support of the RSPCA. Rebecca led a super assembly on how to look after animals and how the funds would be used to support animals at the