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Why do cats shed their fur?

As any cat owner will know, it’s usually quite easy to tell where a cat has been – just follow the trail of fur! While it can mean a bit of extra vacuuming for us, it’s completely normal for cats to shed or moult their fur.

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7 ways cats are often misunderstood

No matter how well you think you know cats, there is always something new to learn about our feline friends. They can have some curious and confusing behaviours, from sleeping in strange places around the house to chasing anything that moves.

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Cat owners share the benefits of getting their cat neutered

We asked our supporters on social media to share their stories of why neutering is so important. As well as preventing unwanted kittens from being born, they told us about many other benefits that you may not have thought of.

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My cat is being bullied by another cat, what can I do?

As your cat follows you around the house and nuzzles affectionately against your hand, it can be difficult to believe that they are naturally solitary animals. While they may enjoy being around you, they’re not so keen on hanging out with other cats, and this can lead to problems when their paths cross.

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Aggressive feline Jaffa becomes a real ‘pussy cat’

When four-year-old ginger cat Jaffa came into the care of Cats Protection’s Downham Market Adoption Centre for displaying aggressive behaviour, it was suspected there may be underlying causes.

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What do cats think of modern technology?

With our homes becoming ‘smarter’ and more connected, you may be wondering what cats make of all the new technology around them. From smart speakers to robot vacuum cleaners, are they baffled by these strange devices, or are they just one more thing to disturb them from a peaceful snooze?

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More Than Just a Black Cat: Jessie’s journey through Cats Protection

Black-and-white cat Jessie was one of the first cats to arrive at Cats Protection’s newly established Richmond Branch and has left a lasting impression on the volunteers who cared for her.

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5 reasons why your cat is better than your boyfriend

When it comes to helping you find your perfect match, here at Cats Protection we really do our research. We’ll assess your personal preferences, your living situation and your daily routine to find you the ideal companion.

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Should I get a kitten to keep my cat company?

One of the most common misconceptions when it comes to cats is that they get lonely and need other cats for company. Our pet cats have evolved from a solitary species, the African wildcat, and so are actually more suited to being the only cat in their home – they’re not keen on sharing!

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6 cat superstitions and the truths behind them

Cats are the subjects of many strange superstitions from across the world, from the idea that they have nine lives, to the good or bad luck (depending on where you live) brought by a black cat crossing your path.

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