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Massive moggy Sootie weighs twice the ideal cat weight

A tubby kitty weighing a whopping 10kg has been put on a strict diet by Cats Protection to help her get down to a healthy weight. Weighing more than twice the ideal weight for a cat, poor Sootie is so large she can find it difficult to clean herself.

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How to make friends with a nervous cat

While some confident cats may be happy to approach a stranger for a fuss, many cats will be wary of new people. If you’ve just brought a shy cat home, or want to become best buddies with a friend or family member’s cat, there are some simple tricks you can use to gain their trust.

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How to keep your cat entertained if you’re self-isolating

Currently it’s advised that if you’re self-isolating due to COVID-19, you should minimise the amount of time your cat spends outdoors unsupervised if possible. If your cat usually spends a lot of time roaming outside, you might be concerned about how to keep them happy indoors.

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Why has my cat suddenly become shy?

Even if you have a confident cat who loves to weave around your legs and sit on you at the most inconvenient times, they may still appear nervous from time to time.

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Kind-hearted volunteer gives Marvin his retirement home

Poorly cat Marvin was looking at spending his final days in a centre until a kind cat lover stepped in and took him home. When the nine-year-old moggy arrived at Cats Protection’s Tyneside Adoption Centre he initially appeared well.

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Meowvellous Mother’s Day cards for cat-loving mums

Looking for the purrfect card for your cat-mad mum this Mother’s Day? We’ve created three fun designs for eco-friendly ecards you can save and send for free (without wasting paper!)

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Family of feral cats has a brighter future thanks to Cats Protection

Three homeless cats in Nottingham are now living a happier and healthier life after an eagle-eyed cat lover called in Cats Protection for help. Thomas Curtis noticed the three cats in his garden last summer, naming the mum cat Tabitha and her two young kittens Memphis and Phoenix.

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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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7 fascinating facts about female cats

We love all cats at Cats Protection, but this International Women’s Day we’re championing the female felines among us.

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Helping a nervous cat overcome their fears

Cats arrive in Cats Protection’s care for a number of reasons. Perhaps they’ve been found abandoned and living on the street, or maybe their loving owner could no longer keep them or had passed away.

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