Daisy the donkey joins Ely Cathedral pet service
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Ely Cathedral came alive with animals of all shapes and sizes when it played host to the popular annual pet service.
Dogs, cats and donkeys joined the congregation in a service led by Canon Vicky.
The celebration of animals event was raising funds and awareness of the Donkey Sanctuary charity in Devon.
Liz Wright of Wimblington brought along Daisy the donkey to join the yearly service.
An Ely Cathedral spokesman said: “Daisy is an old hand when it comes to cathedral visits, regularly attending key services such as Palm Sunday and the Christmas Crib services.”
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This year’s service focused on The Donkey Sanctuary and the work they do to improve the welfare of animals worldwide.”
Canon Vicky Johnson ‘interviewed’ one of their donkeys with the help of one of the volunteers at the charity that was founded in 1969 by Dr Elisabeth Svendsen.
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A spokesman for the sanctuary said: “During the last 45 years, we have made a profound difference to the lives of donkeys and people all over the world.
“This is down to the drive and belief of our wonderful founder and all of our supporters for devotion and continued support.”