Words and video: Haonan Yuan | Yujia Yang A London animal welfare charity is bringing festive cheer to our best friend in the capital. Battersea Dogs and Cats Home hopes to give people and their lovely companions a Christmas to remember with Carol concert, meanwhile, finds warm homes for strays in their shelter. Voice of London talks to the charity's dogs rehoming team leader and reviews what they have done in 2017.
It is, well, free. As Christmas draws silently upon us, more and more of us are adopting the Christmas spirit whether it be through buying presents, cooking someone a hot meal or donating to food banks. But what have these three kind deeds all got in common? They all help people. Have we thought about our four legged friends however? Lisa Parratt has. She may not be a name we all know but she is the founder and creator of one of the first Pet food banks set up in Market Harborough this year. Talking to the BBC she said “With there being a need for human food banks, there is possibly a need for animal food banks.” Rightly so, when you think of all the homeless people with only a canine friend for company. The idea of their pet being taken away is heart-crushing. She currently c