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Stowaway cat looking for new home after hitching a ride from Israel

A cat who snuck into a container on a cargo ship from Israel and survived a 12-day journey without food or water is looking for a new home on British soil.

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Two unlucky moggies hoping for third-time-lucky in search for home

Two unwanted cats are in need of new homes in time for the festive season, having each been given up twice already. Popsy and Betsy are currently being cared for at Cats Protection’s Tyneside Adoption Centre after their initial adoptions didn’t work out.

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Podgy puss Paisley is over twice the size of a normal cat

Four-year-old black-and-white cat Paisley weighed more than double the typical 8lb (3.6kg) for a healthy cat when she was brought to Cats Protection’s National Cat Adoption Centre in Sussex in October.

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Cats Protection’s ‘Libby left behind’ Christmas animation is based on a true story

Freezing cold and starving hungry, little kitten Libby spent two whole weeks last winter lost in the countryside. She had been abandoned with her four siblings down a quiet lane in Fareham, but had somehow become separated from her littermates and injured her little nose.

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Kittens dumped in box on Ashdown Forest find new homes

In September, four kittens were found dumped in a cardboard box on Ashdown Forest. The kittens were just four weeks old when they were discovered by a dog walker, just a couple of days before heavy rain lashed the area.

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Cat Men Do: Cute things cat dads do for their moggies

As our recent Cat Men Do campaign proved, there are thousands of proud cat dads out there who are happy to shout about how much they love their moggies.

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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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More Than Just a Black Cat: Why cats are good for mental health

In 2018, black-and-white cat Tasha was finally offered a forever home after spending a year in the care of Cats Protection’s Gateshead & Newcastle Branch. In return, the three-year-old moggy has enriched the life of her new owner Phil Sherry, by helping him with his mental health struggles.

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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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More Than Just a Cat: Hero cat Walter warns Hazel of diabetic attacks

For Hazel Parkyn, cat Walter is a lifeline, warning her when she’s about to suffer a diabetic attack. Hazel was left with PTSD, head injury seizures and auto immune conditions, including type 1 diabetes, after she was attacked by a patient while working as a psychiatric nurse.

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