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A lucky story is a lesson to us all

15 September 2015

Everyone is busy and it is easy to miss simple but valuable things in daily life. A man, a woman and a cat named Zephyr reminded us of the importance of such small things when we heard their story.The daughter of a gentleman contacted us about a stray cat her father had been feeding for the past two years. The man had gone into hospital and there was noone to look after the cat, so it was brought to us.Upon admission at the National Cat Adoption Centre, we ...

The benefits of pet ownership outweigh the risks, says Cats Protection

23 April 2015

21 April 2015 Following reports of a recent study raising concerns about zoonotic diseases (from the Department of Veterinary Preventive Medicine at Ohio State University), Maggie Roberts, Cats Protection’s Director of Veterinary Services, said: “As a charity that has many unwanted cats in need of new homes, Cats Protection is concerned that raising fears about infections being transmitted from pets to humans may discourage...

New data shows Cats Protection centres still in crisis

24 March 2015

Latest figures from Cats Protection show that around two-thirds of the charity’s adoption centres are still experiencing a decline in their cat adoption rates during these tough economic times. Fifteen out of 24 of the charity’s centres have seen their rates continue to fall during 2009 compared to their pre-recession levels of 2007, which the charity believes is a side-effect of the economic situation. Therefore, Cats ...