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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.

 

The Cats Protection Derby shop is open 7 days a week.

28 October 2019

All the proceeds of the Derby shop are used to fund the local branch activities and are spent in the Derby area.Do call in if you are in the area and pick yourself up a bargain. The shop is situated at 31 Wardwick, Derby (opposite the old Central Library) and the opening hours are 9 am to 5 pm Monday to Saturday and 10am to 4pm on a Sunday. We always have use for more volunteers in the shop. If you, or anyone you know, would be interested in joining us, please...

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 ...