Lots of ways you can help

LOVE cats and want to help them? Spare time on your hands and want to do something rewarding? Then help us to help as many local felines as possible. Read on and please get in touch if you'd like to get involved. Any time or help you offer will be much appreciated, especially by the cats who need us.

Two of Jess's kittensFOSTERING: This is a vital and very rewarding role looking after cats and kittens waiting for homes in a spare room. You need transport and the branch pays vet bills and for food and cat litter while you supply the TLC! Use the Contact Us link to get in touch, call Jacqui on 07796 856296 or click here to download a Cats Protection leaflet with plenty of information.

ADOPT A CAT:
 Loving homes are always needed. You can see our cats and contact details in the Adopt A Cat section

OUR SHOP:
 We always welcome volunteers for shop work (sorting, pricing and serving customers). Please also remember us if you have items to donate. For details, contact us on 020 8859 6009. The shop at 14 Tudor Parade, Well Hall Road, Eltham, London SE9 6SX, opens 10am to 3.30pm, Monday to Wednesday, Friday and Saturday. It opens 10am to 1pm on Thursday. PLEASE NOTE: we will be closed from Monday August 19 to Tuesday August 27.

BECOME A MEMBER:
 Join our branch for as little as £7 a year. You will receive our regular newsletter delivered to your door or inbox featuring all that's been happening, especially stories of cats we have homed. For a single, joint or family membership, it is £10 annually. For juniors, senior citizens (single or joint) and head office members, the cost is only £7. Please click here for a membership form or contact Sue via membership@eltham.cats.org.uk

DONATIONS:
Please send a cheque made out to Eltham and Sidcup Cats Protection to our treasurer - for details click here. This form can be used for one-off or regular donations. Or please bring your cheque to our shop (address above). Any amount you can give will be really appreciated. 
 
TRAPPING: Do you have experience with catching strays or other cats in traps? Please call into the shop or call Jacqui there on 020 8859 6009 to find out more or email Clare via coordinator@eltham.cats.org.uk
 
KNITTING: If you like knitting, then toy mice filled with catnip are popular at our shop and help raise funds. Also blankets (approx 2ft x 2ft) for our cats and to sell would be welcome. Donations of wool would also be gratefully received at our shop (see address above). Please phone or call into the shop.
 
Two of a group of three tabbies we homedCAT FOOD AND LITTER: Donations are very welcome. We have a collection bin at our shop so just drop them in (see address above).

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AMAZON WISH LIST: Supporters can directly help cats in our care by purchasing food, litter, beds, litter trays, toys and other much-needed items. It only takes a click of the mouse and the items are sent direct to us. To help, please go to:
www.amazon.co.uk/gp/registry/registry.html?ie=UTF8&id=198XU5Z31CRXK&type=wishlist
 

LEAVE A LEGACY: Please consider helping us to carry on when you are no longer here. Please email Clare at coordinator@eltham.cats.org.uk for an information leaflet. If you wish to leave a legacy to us, please state clearly that it is to benefit the Eltham, Sidcup and District branch of Cats Protection. Any monies not specified for a branch go to our headquarters. In the unlikely event this branch ceases to exist, you should also give directions as to what area or purpose you wish your money to be used.

RUNNING A STALL: We have generous supporters who run stalls in aid of our work, donating all or part of their proceeds. Would you like to do the same? Maybe you make handicrafts, cards, cakes or other items, or collect bric-a-brac, which you sell at fairs and other events. If you could help us this way, please contact Clare at coordinator@eltham.cats.org.uk