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Kittens born with extra toes and impressive moustaches

Two kittens born with a rare genetic condition causing them to have extra toes on their paws are being cared for at Cats Protection’s North London Adoption Centre. Eleven-week-old sisters Boots and Mittens have more than the usual 18 toes, thanks to the inherited condition known as polydactyl.

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Cat quiz: How much do you know about cats in pop culture?

Think you know everything about cats from film, TV, music, literature and sport? Put your knowledge to the test with 10 questions from our Black Cat Quiz!

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Strictly’s Len Goodman supports remembering Cats Protection in your will

Former Strictly Come Dancing judge Len Goodman is supporting Cats Protection through Remember a Charity in your Will Week. With gifts in wills helping one in every two cats in our care; we rely on these gifts to continue giving unwanted and abandoned cats a second chance in life.

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Tiny kittens dumped in a derelict caravan find new homes

Three five-week-old kittens that were dumped in a derelict caravan by the River Great Ouse have recovered from their ordeal and found new owners. The team at Cats Protection’s Downham Market Adoption Centre were alerted to the kittens on 1 July by workers who were carrying out maintenance at the end of the charity’s property.

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Nine reasons to take on the Nine Mile Challenge for cats

Cats Protection’s Nine Mile Challenge returns this September and the idea is simple – we’re inviting you to walk or run nine miles to raise funds for cats and kittens in need.

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Kitten found abandoned in a plastic box needs your help

A 14-week-old kitten who was found abandoned in a box has had to have complex surgery costing over £1,800. Spencer was handed into Cats Protection’s Haslemere Adoption Centre on Monday 15 July by members of the public who found the box dumped on a road nearby.

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Smuggled kitten found in passenger’s hand luggage

A female kitten called Zara was discovered at Heathrow airport in the hand luggage of a passenger who had flown in from Tel Aviv, Israel.

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Donations needed for injured kitten rescued from a car engine

A kitten found hiding in a car engine is on the long road to recovery after having a leg amputated and ear tips removed. Named Inky by vets, the black 10-week-old kitten had suffered a complicated break to his right foreleg and his ears had also been singed.

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Kittens with peculiar paws found in an abandoned car

Two young kittens with an extremely rare suspected genetic condition have been found in a burnt out car. Bert and Ernie, who are now in the care of Cats Protection’s Gildersome Homing Centre, both have Syndactylism, where two or more toes are fused together.

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Help needed to cover Marshall's essential ear surgery

Four-year-old Marshall has had a rough few months. Due to having multiple benign tumours in his ears, he needed to have both ear canals removed to prevent the tumours from growing back.

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