September 30th, 2016

Bromsgrove’s Blue Cross pets play their part in Queen’s 90th birthday song

Updated: 10:42 pm, Apr 20, 2016

ANIMALS from Bromsgrove’s Blue Cross have been among a group of homeless pets from across the UK which helped create a special tribute for HM The Queen ahead of her 90th birthday.

Britain’s longest-serving monarch celebrated her magnificent milestone yesterday (Thursday) and to mark the occasion a menagerie of sounds was recorded by pets at the Blue Cross rehoming centres across the country and then remixed into the familiar Happy Birthday song.

From Bromsgrove were ten-year-old black and white cat Portia, 16-year-old tabby and white cat Sally and four-week-old toritoise shell, white and toritoise shell/tabby kittens Pippa, Freddie, Holly and Rosie.

Among the dogs were one-year-old black labrador cross Simon (pictured) and black and white collie cross Cody, who is also one.

Neil Edwards, Bromsgrove Blue Cross rehoming centre manager, said: “From corgis to horses, we know that the Queen loves being surrounded by animals, so we wanted to mark her 90th year by creating this version of Happy Birthday, featuring so many of our wonderful pets who are seeking new homes.”


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