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Animal centre 'struggling to cope'

The Eden Animal Rescue Centre are 'struggling to cope' Credit: ITV News Border

An animal rescue centre in Cumbria says it's struggling to cope with the number of animals needing care.

They're almost at crisis point with not enough money and they need volunteers to help them.

Staff at the The Eden Centre just off the M6 near Shap say many people are finding it too expensive to feed their pets and pay vet's bills.

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Animal rescue centre appeals for volunteers

Eden Animal Rescue Centre has launched a desperate appeal for volunteers after a number of staff have had to leave because of the cost of travelling to the rescue centre.

The centre needs six more volunteers to complement the 20 they already have and three paid employees.

The centre looks after around 30 cats and 20 dogs.