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Home for Life is the RSPCA's free service, giving pet owners peace of mind. It means we will do all we can to find a new, loving home for your pet if you should pass away.

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But you will need to ask your solicitor to update your Will to pass care of your animals to the RSPCA.

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The reassurance that you have made plans for your loving pet to be cared for after you're gone.

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Home for Life is the RSPCA’s free service, giving pet owners peace of mind. It means we’ll do all we can to find a new, loving home for your pet if you should pass away.

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12 comments

  1. I think this is a very good idea as there are some older people who won’t have any more pets because they are worried about what would happen to them if they die before their pet.

    Comment by Alison Morris on October 27, 2010 at 3:31 pm

  2. I loved this advertisement because if I was older I would sign up for this to give my pet up when i pass away. The music in this video calms you down and makes you think more about the words that are been used.

    Comment by trinity college on November 9, 2010 at 11:14 am

  3. I think this is a brilliant idea. Many people who are unwell and old can look after a pet very well but they might die before their pet. To have this service is excellent , because it takes all the worry away. Until I heard about this I worried most days about my pets being left on their own. Now I can relax.

    Comment by Jane on March 14, 2011 at 12:13 am

  4. This ad really touched me, and I think it’s a fantastic idea that will provide genuine reassurance to older pet lovers.

    It makes me happy to support the RSPCA, and I would encourage others who have seen and been moved by the advert to do the same.

    Comment by Sam on March 23, 2011 at 6:23 pm

  5. Wonderfull idea which with give great comfort to pet owners, but In view of the economical situation, what then happens in the event that a suitable home is not found for the animal ?

    Comment by William Soper on March 23, 2011 at 9:22 pm

  6. Brilliant idea, it is such a relief to know that my pets can continue having a long and happy life if I pass on before them! It has been on my mind especially being single and living alone.

    Comment by Kay Hawkins on April 10, 2011 at 1:25 am

  7. I liked it very much. Both myself and my husband are “getting on” and our cat Figgi is quite young. We rescued him as a tiny starving kitten at a stables near us – he is a big ginger cat, very loving until he gets to know you and then he just runs behind the sofa! We have always had cats, usually rescued, and dogs. And miss them all!!!

    Comment by S Lillywhite on August 8, 2011 at 2:54 pm

  8. This advert actually made me cry – twice (I have only seen it twice). I think it’s brilliant, and the idea is brilliant too!

    Comment by Victoria Sheriff on August 19, 2011 at 9:25 pm

  9. i think this is a marvelous idea but worry if my cat will end up in an apartment without a garden.I found her outside in the street six years ago a tiny kitten she was crying so loudly i brought her in. Workmen digging the road outside said she had been in the street for four days and they had been feeding her scraps. i checked thourougly to see if she was lost but was informed she was less than three monts old an had not been tagged and after a period of no one claiming her i was allowed to keep her.My concern is thru the trauma she experienced whilst young she can snap out at you and gets very nervous around any loud noise or boisterious children Do the rspca take the factors of worried owners concerns about their animal into consideration. Further to my comments my cat also does not get on with other cats.But she is very caring and very spoilt.

    Comment by aida gray on September 14, 2011 at 11:39 am

  10. I think this is an excellent idea and the ad always brings a tear.. My mother in law is in her 80′s with 3 cats who’s shes devoted too so i have just requested info for her and i will be doing the same for my 5 furry babies.

    Comment by Linda Eyles on October 15, 2011 at 9:42 am

  11. I am thinking of placing my trust iinto the rspca and putting an approprate piece in my will, but I was thinking that although I would like to leave some to rspca, I would also like some money to be given to the family who take them on so they get a monthly amount to cover vets fees etc.
    I wonder if that is possible.

    Comment by Stephanie Vincent on November 1, 2011 at 11:37 am

  12. Please don’t think you have to be old. What about accidents and crimes? I have just been told I have secondary cancer so must ensure my two 4 year old cats will be cared for in a manner that I request. This is a super idea and takes a lot of stress away.

    Comment by Lorraine McIntosh on December 24, 2011 at 9:52 pm

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