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From time to time we will add our news items to keep you up to date with anything about Cats in the Central Dumfries area. If you live in our area and have an interesting story concerning a cat or cats to tell us, we would be over the moon if you would let us know by clicking on Contact Us.

Volunteer's Profiles Update

05 March 2013

Here's the lowdown on some of our volunteers: Fiona, Branch Coordinator and Fosterer Fiona has been involved with Cats Protection for 20 years, firstly as a Fosterer and then for the past 14 years also as Branch Coordinator. Why does she do it? “So many people out there don’t care about cats. Some people can even be extremely cruel to them. Cats need people to champion their cause and help make a difference in their lives. Cats Protection focus on stray ...

Survey highlights the need to microchip your cat.

05 March 2013

Cats Protection’s Central Dumfries Branch has always been keen to promote microchipping as one of the best methods of pet identification. A survey by the charity showed that research, conducted by Cats Protection and Your Cat magazine, revealed that 49 per cent of missing cats either failed to return home or were never found and, crucially, less than 50 per cent of missing cats had any sort of identification tag*. “It is very sad to think that some cats are ...