News

SHARK DIVE!

15 August 2017

Our mad but brave volunteers, Jackie and Sandy Scott, are taking on a challenge to raise funds for the cats and kittens in our care. They will be completing a Shark Dive at Deep Sea World, Inverkeithing and you can sponsor them today by clicking on this link: www.justgiving.com/fundraising/cats-protectionforfarcats. You can also support them by texting JASA73 and the amount you wish to donate (JASA73 £5) to 70070 to support Jackie and Sandy's Shark Dive. You can donate £1, £2, ...

Another Successful Prize Bingo Night!

14 May 2017

Forfar and District Cats Protection would like to thank everyone who made our Prize Bingo night at The Legion a roaring success. With your help we raised the magnificent sum of £554.25 from the bingo and raffles in addition to the £120 received in donations. All our cats and kittens would like to say a humungous ‘Thank you’ to everyone who came along and supported us on the night, as well as those who were kind enough to donate raffle ...

RECALL OF PETS AT HOME 'AVA' DRY CAT FOOD VARIETIES

12 March 2017

We have become aware of thiamine issues in association with a range of Pets at Home feline diets in the UK. A limited number of cats suffering from thiamine deficiency have recently been seen in veterinary practices in the UK. Affected cats were diagnosed with thiamine deficiency after being fed exclusively ‘Pets at Home AVA Veterinary Approved’ kibble. The diets are now being recalled. See www.petsathome.com/shop/en/pets/product-recall for ...

Question Time

07 February 2017

Hi everyone, just wanted to let you know how well we did on Friday night 3 February at our quiz night at the Plough. We made a total of £190.00. The first prize of four bottles of wine was donated to us! We had 10 tables and great fun. We had a lot of new people this year and some regulars too which was just lovely. Both our raffles were very successful (lovely prizes for the ordinary raffle) and we raised £57 from the 50/50 which meant £28.50 to CP and £28.50 to the ...

SCOTTISH WILDCAT ACTION 24 JULY

09 July 2016

A talk by Hebe Carus from Scottish Wildcat Action on the plight of one of Scotland's most endangered mammals and what is being done to save them from extinction. Meet at Loch of the Lowes Visitor Centre near Dunkeld. Contact Jonathan Pinnick on 01350 727337 for further details. FREE event though donations welcome. Our partner, The Royal Zoological Society of Scotland (charity no. SC004064) will collect donations for the Scottish Wildcat Action project. ...

Prize Bingo Night

22 June 2016

IT'S THAT TIME AGAIN - PRIZE BINGO AT THE LEGION! Hi everyone, eyes down and off we go. We are having a prize bingo night at the British Legion in Forfar on Tuesday 5th July, starting at 7.30pm. There will be lots of lovely prizes and several raffles, including our very popular 50/50. At the interval, our cat-ering team will be providing teas and coffees, sandwiches, and tray bakes made by our own Wilma Wilkie, a dab hand with the baking!We hope you will be able to come along and support our...

A Successful Night With Karen McCagh

31 May 2016

Cats Protection Forfar branch held a very successful evening with Karen McCagh, the well-known and respected spiritual medium, on Friday 20th May. Karen touched a lot of hearts throughout the evening and there were some tears but also laughter. She had a question and answer section at the end of the evening when lots of interesting questions were raised and a few myths dispelled. There were quite a lot of people there who had never been to an event like this...

A Good News Story - Tilly

28 May 2016

We recently homed a beautiful black 8 year old cat and her new Mum writes: "I thought I'd email you and give you a quick update on Dodo who's now called Tilly! She has come along so well and settled in so much quicker than we ever expected. She hid away for the first day underneath our desk but now she is out and about and has explored every bit of the house. She now sits on the living room window ledge watching and waiting for me to come home from work. She is now eating normally and is ...

URGENT - VOLUNTARY RECALL OF HILL’S CAT FOOD POUCHES

22 May 2016

The following information has been communicated from Hill’s Pet Nutrition on Tuesday 17th May 2016. “Hill’s Pet Nutrition is voluntarily recalling a limited production of certain single-serve cat food pouches identified by date codes listed below. Due to an error by an ingredient supplier, the products contain high levels of iron. Iron is an essential nutrient in a cat’s diet but too much iron may cause digestive upset, including ...