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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
16th August 1944 Dutch begin diplomatic contact with Vatican in London
16th August 1939 Born today: Carol Shelley, London, actress (Gwendolyn Pidgeon-Odd Couple)
16th August 1934 Born today: John Standing, London England, actor (Edward-Lime Street)
16th August 1924 Conference about German recovery payments opens in London
16th August 1885 Born today: Charles Carson, London England, actor (Cry the Beloved Country)
Battersea Dogs and Cats Home
The famous dogs and cats home in Battersea.
Location: 4 Battersea Park Road, Battersea, SW8 4AA
Description: Battersea Dogs & Cats Home (and formerly known as the Temporary Home for Lost and Starving Dogs, and The Battersea Dogs Home) is the UK's oldest and most famous home for dogs and cats. It is financed by voluntary donations with an income of almost 12.2 million in 2010.
In September 2012, the ITV documentary For the Love of Dogs hosted by Paul O'Grady saw the host follow the work of Battersea over seven weeks.