Eva helping raise funds for cat and dog shelter

Eva Wheatman who has been fundraising for the Newcastle Dog and Cat Shelter in Longbenton.
Eva Wheatman who has been fundraising for the Newcastle Dog and Cat Shelter in Longbenton.

A youngster has set out to help as many stray animals as she can.

Eva Wheatman has set out on a fundraising drive to collect money for the Newcastle Dog and Cat Shelter in Longbenton.

Eva Wheatman is presented with her certificate after raising �405 for the Newcastle Dog and Cat Shelter in Longbenton.

Eva Wheatman is presented with her certificate after raising �405 for the Newcastle Dog and Cat Shelter in Longbenton.

And the seven-year-old, from Whitley Bay, has also been collecting food, blankets, coats, beds, toys and more for the animals at the shelter.

Eva produced a poster, which she took into school, asking her friends for any donations to help the animals during the cold spell.

She said: “When it is as cold as this I like to wrap up warm with my hot chocolate, but then who do the stray cats and dogs cuddle into to keep them warm?”

Eva exceeded all her expectations, raising £405.

Staff at the shelter were delighted with Eva’s efforts, presenting her with a certificate and putting her name on the wall.