All creatures great and small at annual pet blessing service in Ely

07:27 25 April 2014

Pet Bbessing service at Ely Cathedral

Pet Bbessing service at Ely Cathedral

Georgi Mabee 2012

Cats, dogs, ferrets and alpacas will be among the congregation at a special pet blessing in Ely on May 4.

Wood Green Animal Shelter will hold its annual pet blessing service at Ely Cathedral.

The event, which is now in its 27th year, sees hundreds of people and their pets flock to the special service to sing hymns and have their animals blessed by Canon Missioner Alan Hargrave.

Organiser Paula Loveday-Smith, said: “This event is one of the highlights of the charity’s calendar. We hope lots of people and their pets will join us for this very special occasion to bless the animals and all those who care for them.”

The service begins at 1.30pm with a parade of former Wood Green dogs and their new owners, which will be led by some alpacas and a performance from Cambridge, Huntingdon and St Neots Rock Choir.

Refreshments will be available in the Ely Cathedral Centre following the service.

The event is free for the whole family and pets large and small are welcome. Dogs must be kept on a lead.

For further information call 0844 248 8181 or visit www.woodgreen.org.uk

0 comments

Welcome , please leave your message below.

Optional - JPG files only
Optional - MP3 files only
Optional - 3GP, AVI, MOV, MPG or WMV files
Comments

Please log in to leave a comment and share your views with other Ely Standard visitors.

We enable people to post comments with the aim of encouraging open debate.

Only people who register and sign up to our terms and conditions can post comments. These terms and conditions explain our house rules and legal guidelines.

Comments are not edited by Ely Standard staff prior to publication but may be automatically filtered.

If you have a complaint about a comment please contact us by clicking on the Report This Comment button next to the comment.

Not a member yet?

Register to create your own unique Ely Standard account for free.

Signing up is free, quick and easy and offers you the chance to add comments, personalise the site with local information picked just for you, and more.

Sign up now

More news stories

Yesterday, 16:05
A working replica of Postman Pat's van has been stolen from Corker's Crisps, Pymoor.

A working replica of children’s favourite Postman Pat’s post van has been stolen from Corker’s Crisps, in Pymoor.

Yesterday, 14:12
Damaged police Volvo

A man has today been jailed for 14 months after admitting dangerous driving and driving whilst unfit through drugs after a 37-mile police pursuit with a dumper truck through Norfolk and into Suffolk last year.

Yesterday, 18:30
Cutting the first sod for G&J Pecks new HQ. From left to right: Nicola Tuck  Grovemere Property Limited; Rob Facer  Barnack Estates (Contractor); Matthew Clarey  on work expereince from Ely Sixth Form College; Ian Loversidge  MD of G&J Peck Ltd; Lis Every  Mayor of Ely; Ronald Fleet  G&J Peck Ltd; Harvey Bibby  Grovemere Property Limited; Judith Loversidge  chairman of G&J Peck Ltd; Philip Woolner  director of Cheffins Commercial; Martin Smith  East Cambridgeshire District Council; Gary Lawson  Barnack Estates; Darren Hill  East Cambridgeshire District Council.

Agricultural machinery dealers G&J Peck Ltd are celebrating 170 years in business in Ely – but that’s not their only reason for celebration in 2016.

Yesterday, 17:16
Dougie Smiling Square

Would you like to perform on the main stage of Ely Folk Festival alongside some of the best British folk and roots acts around?

Most read stories

Most commented stories

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Ely Standard e-edition E-edition
HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists