Cats Protection's National Cat Awards, sponsored by www.verdocatlitter.co.uk, is the UK's largest celebration of real-life stories of companionship, bravery and survival in the cat world.
At a star-studded awards ceremony at London's Savoy hotel today (Thursday 16 August) winners were chosen in five categories – Best Friends, Hero Cat, Most Incredible Story, Outstanding Rescue Cat and Celebrity Cat.
Find out the category winners and their stories below.
Best Friends and overall winner
Cats are fantastic companions and some go the extra mile for their owners – find out about this year's winner.
Hero Cat winner
Find out about the gallant moggy who scooped this year's Hero Cat award.
Most Incredible Story winner
Find out more about the winner of the Most Incredible Story category.
Outstanding Rescue Cat winner
Find out about the brave cat who won this years Outstanding Rescue Cat category.
Celebrity Cat winner
Which of the headline-grabbing felines have won the Celebrity cat category?
Verdo Cat Litter
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