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5 surprising differences between cats and dogs

With cats and dogs the most popular pets in the UK, it’s no surprise that they are often compared to one another in the great cats vs dogs debate.

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How are domestic cats related to big cats?

All cats, from our own pet moggies to lions and tigers, belong to the same family of animals; the Felidae family. These animals first began to evolve 25 million years ago and have become the most highly-developed carnivorous hunters of all the mammals.

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Meet Cats Protection founder Jessey Wade

During the 1920s cats were not seen as the companion animals they are today. Rather than pets most were thought of as nothing more than pests.

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The history of cats – explained

While cats are the much-loved pets of many, you might not know about their notable roles throughout history. In celebration of World Animal Day, we’re delving into the history of our favourite animal, from its origins in Ancient Egypt to the marvellous moggies we know today.

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Can you help us be there for cats for another 90 years?

Since 1927 Cats Protection has been giving unwanted and abandoned cats another chance in life. Today you continue to help us give thousands of cats a loving home, but what would you like to see happen for cats in the next 90 years?

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Top books for cat-lovers

We all know that curling up with a cat and a good book is the best way to spend an afternoon. In honour of Book Lovers' Day, we decided to put together our list of great reads involving our favourite animals – cats, of course.

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Cats through the ages: Ancestry

Ever wondered where the humble domestic moggy comes from? Dr John Bradshaw, Foundation Director of the Anthrozoology Institute at the University of Bristol, explains feline history in our new video series on the brief history of the cat.

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Ninety years of dedication to cats

Today, 16 May 2017, is Cats Protection’s 90th anniversary. Starting life as the Cats Protection League in 1927, our charity arose from very humble beginnings. During the 1920s cats were not seen as the companion animals they are today.

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What will you pass on to future generations of cats?

Cats Protection was formed by a group of cat lovers in 1927 and since the beginning, gifts in wills have played a vital role in ensuring that we have been there to care for as many cats and kittens as possible.

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The Cat magazine: speaking up for cats since 1931

Cats Protection’s official magazine, The Cat, recently celebrated the conclusion of its 85th year in print. To put that milestone into perspective, that’s only nine years shy of Reader’s Digest’s lifespan, eight years short of Time Magazine’s run and two years longer than Newsweek has been in circulation.

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