An urgent appeal has been launched to fundraise for Mayhew after its animal ambulance was stolen.
Being one ambulance down has had a huge impact on the number of animals that can be rescued by the registered charity.
The white van was stolen on July 8 from the Hampstead area.
An appeal is now under way to fund a new money-saving electric van so the Mayhew can continue its work to transport sick and injured animals as part of its service.
Buying an electric vehicle will save money on taxes and congestion charges as well as being more efficient, the animal shelter said.
Mayhew CEO, Caroline Yates, said: “Our Mayhew ambulances have been on the road helping thousands of animals since 1925.
"They are vital to our work and having one of them stolen is having a huge impact on the number of animals we’re able to rescue.
"We desperately need to raise enough funds for a replacement, so anything anyone could donate would be very much appreciated.”
The Mayhew Animal Home has been rebranded as the Mayhew.
Donations can be made online via Mayhew JustGiving page.
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