AN animal charity has reached a ‘crisis point’ and is ‘reluctantly’ having to close their doors to new pets.

Warrington Animal Welfare, based on Slutchers Lane, is operating above their capacity and are being inundated with people wanting to rehome their unwanted pets.

Dogs, cats and rabbits are the animals they cannot take any more of.

A post read on Facebook: “We pride ourselves on being an approachable local volunteer-run charity who will always try to help, whatever the circumstances.

“However, we are now at crisis point with admissions and surrenders and are reluctantly having to temporarily close our doors to new cat, dog or rabbit admissions.

“Whilst this goes against our values of trying to help any animal in need, we urgently need to find homes for the current cats, kittens, dogs and rabbits in our care before we can take any more in.

“If you are contemplating a new family member, please visit our website and submit your application at”