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Harley’s amazing transformation from shy cat to his owner’s shadow

When six-year-old Harley arrived at Gosport Cats Protection in January 2018, he was rarely seen by his fosterer, Heather Wood. Her very first foster cat, he would spend his days hiding away in a cardboard cat house in his pen, only coming out at night to eat and use his litter tray.

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More Than Just A Cat: My foster cats give my life purpose

Working with animals is the only thing that I've ever wanted to do with my life. The specifics changed somewhat over the years; from vet to marine biologist, to opening my own rescue centre, but the direction was always the same and animals were always at the core of it.

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Paws Protect: Helping cat owners flee domestic abuse

Paws Protect is Cats Protection’s free temporary cat-fostering service for people fleeing domestic abuse. With one in four adult women estimated to experience some form of domestic abuse, Paws Protect recognises the importance of removing barriers to people leaving abusive environments.

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A day in the life of hand-rearing orphaned kittens

Sometimes we have kittens in our care who, for whatever reason, do not have a mum to look after them. These litters need to be hand-reared by our dedicated volunteers and staff to ensure they grow big and strong, and it’s a very demanding job.

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Frankie Seaman’s kitten fostering success for Cats Protection

Cats Protection has over 2,000 dedicated fosterers looking after cats of all ages in their homes until they find new owners. For some cats it is a short-term, loving place to stay while their forever home is found, for others they may need specialist or round-the-clock care before they are ready to be rehomed.

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Cat lovers’ dreams come true volunteering with Cats Protection

Beki and Mike Thackwray from Erdington had always dreamed of having a cat, but didn’t think they could because they live in a flat with no outside space.

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TV star Chizzy gets busy helping unwanted cats

Holby City and Strictly Come Dancing star Chizzy Akudolu recently took time out of her busy schedule to help out at Cats Protection’s Mitcham Homing Centre in South London.

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Volunteers' Week: Become a volunteer fosterer

If you’re considering volunteering for Cats Protection, you might be thinking about a role that allows you to get up close and personal with the fantastic felines in our care.

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Queenie’s no longer in a quandary

Queenie arrived at Cats Protection Exeter Axhayes Adoption Centre in late 2015. She was a beautiful long haired white cat, who could resist her elegance and charm?!

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Diary of a teenage fosterer #6

In my previous blog post, Honey and her kittens were returned to CP's Bridgend Adoption Centre and I am happy to report that mum and kittens were all adopted by their forever homes. We immediately collected a queen called Lana and her three tiny kittens, Logan, Libby and Lottie.

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