Registered charity no: 801103

Welcome to The Cambridge Cavy Trust

Coronavirus Update

Cambridge Cavy Trust Guinea Pig welfare clinics re-open for registered members on Friday 10th July for holiday boarding, general health checks, free dental work, nail clipping and worming.  

Strictly by appointment only – Text Vedra on 07721 026401 for a specific appointment

The Cambridge Cavy Trust (CCT) is a charity that was established in 1984 to promote the veterinary care and general well-being of guinea pigs.

It was created and is primarily run by Vedra Stanley-Spatcher, who has more
than 40 years of experience with guinea pig veterinary care.

We work alongside the veterinary profession to bridge the gap in veterinary
training relating to naturally occurring disease within the species.


WHAT IS THE CAMBRIDGE CAVY TRUST?

The CCT is a registered charity which provides specialist advice and 24/7 telephone or email guidance to its members. You can become a member of the CCT and help to support the charity clinic by paying an annual subscription fee of £45, renewable in December of each year. This fee covers all of the member’s guinea pigs, regardless of how many they have.

This fee entitles you to:-

  • No consultation fees
  • No out of hours charge
  • Access to our rodent medical emergency helpline 24/7
  • Referrals to your nearest qualified Rodentologist where appropriate
  • Referrals to your nearest BAR-recommended veterinary surgeon
  • FREE quarterly health checks
  • FREE quarterly worming
  • FREE nail clipping
  • FREE dental work as and when required
  • FREE parasitic checks

If you wish to become a member, please download the Membership form below and post it either with your cheque made payable to: ‘Cambridge Cavy Trust’ or noted with the method of payment you have used to:

Cambridge Cavy Trust
1 Splash Lane
Wyton
Huntingdon
PE28 2AF

You may pay by the following methods: –

  • PayPal (preferred) using email address stanislinski@aol.com and in the notes box please put your full name, address, email and mobile number along with the note ‘for CCT membership 2020’
  • Card To arrange a card payment by phone please TEXT Vedra on 07721 026 401, giving surname & postcode first, quoting ‘membership payment’ and request a time to call back with your card details.
  • Cheque (made payable to CCT) – please enclose with your completed membership form
  • Cash on attendance (at CCT HQ, 1 Splash Lane, Wyton, Huntingdon PE28 2AF)

HOW TO MAKE AN APPOINTMENT

To make an appointment, please text Vedra on 07721 026401 giving your name and geographic area and ask for an appointment. Please give a brief idea of the condition of your guinea pig/reason for visit so we can be better prepared to help. If you think it is an emergency, please telephone the helpline on 07721 026401; if Vedra is busy then please text requesting an urgent time to call.

All text messagesincluding replies to messages from Vedra – must begin with your surname and membership number or first line of your address so we can identify you.

IMPORTANT NOTICE

Vedra is highly allergic to any variety of woodshavings and sawdust, resulting in anaphylactic shock. Therefore it is ESSENTIAL that you tell Vedra in advance of your appointment if your guinea pigs have been kept on woodshavings/sawdust. Guinea pigs kept on these beddings should be shampooed first providing they are well enough. If they are too poorly to shampoo please still bring them and they will be seen by another member of staff.  Please bring them in on newspaper topped with either Vetbed, fleece or towels.


HOLIDAY BOARDING

A holiday boarding service is available at our 1 Splash Lane premises The cost is £4 per guinea pig per night. This price includes a complimentary full shampoo, worming, nail clipping and dental check.


MEMBERSHIP FORM

Click the membership form link below to open and download your copy of the registration form. All details are provided on the form: just download, print and follow the instructions.

CCT Membership Form 2020


SPECIAL OFFERS IN THE INTEREST OF ANIMAL WELFARE

Vedra’s Book ‘Official Guide to Guinea Pig Diagnostic, Medication and Welfare’ – £20 (normally £48)

Dental Kit – £25 (normally £86) – comprises of:

  • Restraining Bag
  • Booklet
  • 2 rasps
  • Pair of buccal pad separators (to see the teeth at the back of the mouth)

PLEASE NOTE: Our apologies that all listed items (Vedra’s Book, Dental kit and the Dentistry booklet are currently not available until mid 2021)


BOOK

OFFICIAL GUIDE TO GUINEA PIG DIAGNOSTICS, SURGERY, MEDICATION and WELFARE

by

Vedra Stanley-Spatcher

(currently not available until mid 2021)

Vedra’s book is available to purchase. Cost is £48 collected from CCT Headquarters

Post and Packing TO:

UK + £4 =£52

Europe + £8 =£56

(ZONE 1) USA/Canada, Middle & Far East + £11 =£59

(ZONE 2) Australia/New Zealand + £12 = £60


new booklet: Guinea Pig Dentistry cost £5

(currently not available until mid 2021)

CONTACT US

To make an appointment or any guinea pig related query please text Vedra on 07721 026401.

If you have a query regarding purchases please email: sonja.cutts@googlemail.com