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Walk across a 20-foot bed of red-hot coals and help cats in need

  • 5 Oct 2024
  • The Old Elm Inn, Church Rd, Churchdown, GL3 2ER
  • £25 registration fee
  • £120 sponsorship commitment

Please note, the date for this event is not fully confirmed.

Feline brave? Join us in Cheltenham in October 2024 to put your nerves to the test with a firewalk! 

Challenge yourself to walk barefoot across a bed of red-hot embers and raise funds to help give unwanted cats and kittens a second chance. 

Sign up now

How much do I have to raise?

There is a registration fee of £25 and we ask you to raise a sponsorship commitment of £120 to help the cats and kittens in our care.

Or if you'd prefer to raise whatever you can, you can pay a £55 registration fee to take part and have no sponsorship commitment.

How we support you throughout your journey  

When you join Team Cats, you’ll get a first-class experience including: 

  • Dedicated and bespoke support and encouragement from our Events team, who will be there with you every step of the way, answering any questions you have and sharing their personal experiences of challenge events 
  • A brilliant fundraising pack containing fundraising resources, guides, information, tips and ideas, and sponsorship forms 
  • Free branded head buff to wear with pride on the day 
  • Practical fundraising support 
  • Access to our exclusive Facebook community of Cat Champions, where you’ll connect with other cat lovers, exchange ideas, tips, and advice 
  • Motivation from a support crew of fellow cat lovers who believe in you and stand beside you as you hit your goals 
  • Cheers aplenty on the night 
  • Stories about the cats you’re helping 

"Just go for it, the firewalk was brilliant and, with the adrenaline kicking in we were bouncing around like 4-year-olds on Haribo" Fiona Miller NCAC Firewalker 

"I absolutely loved the challenge, and it was great to meet people from other branches, etc. The team spirit was fantastic, as always." Jill Clark NCAC Firewalker 

How to sign up 

You can secure your place in five simple steps: 

  • Click here to go to our registration form 
  • Confirm if you’d like to support a local Cats Protection branch or centre 
  • Enter your contact details 
  • Pay the registration fee via PayPal or secure online payment 
  • You’ll receive an email welcoming you to the team, followed by some fundraising resources to get you started! 

You’ll have a guaranteed spot in the firewalk immediately after registering. 

I’ve got a question – how can I get in touch?

If you’ve got any queries or concerns about the challenge or the fundraising commitment, please get in touch with the team at or by calling 01825 741 960.

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