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Here are the latest news and success stories from the Derby and District branch.
From time to time we like to tell you more about what the charity is doing on a national basis and one very important campaign we would like to mention is the Manifesto for Cats.
 
Our Manifesto priorities include calls for tighter regulation of the licensing of air guns and banning the use of snares – both of which cause unimaginable pain and suffering, through injury and death, to cats on a daily basis. We're also calling for measures to control the breeding and sale of kittens to drive out unscrupulous breeders and prevent the growing number of unwanted cats. 
 
The Manifesto for Cats was unveiled at a parliamentary reception for invited MPs and guests which was hosted by Neil Parish MP and supported by PetPlan. We were delighted to be joined by the Minister for Animal Welfare, Lord de Mauley and the Shadow Minister Angela Smith MP.

 

DERBY SHOP RE-OPENING

27 July 2020

WE HAVE SOME VERY EXCITING NEWS FOR YOU!! Our charity shop at 31 Wardwick Derby DE1 1HA will reopen to members of the public from Monday 27th July. The new opening hours are now MONDAY TO SATURDAY from 10 am to 4 pm. Obviously, there will be lots of changes to keep our volunteer staff and customers safe but we can assure you that we have done so much work and have taken so much guidance to keep us all safe while we trade. You really are in safe hands. To adhere to social distancing we will ...

Cat Cafes

18 April 2019

Cats Protection is keen to put forward its opposition to cat cafes on the grounds of feline welfare. As the UK’s largest cat charity, we are concerned about the welfare implications of having a number of cats in a limited space with groups of people unknown to them coming and going throughout the day. We believe this kind of environment is not suitable for domestic cats because they have evolved as solitary animals and generally do not choose to live in social groups - unlike dogs which ...