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Sad update regarding Penny

22 July 2020

Update following our Plea4Penny campaign:Following Penny’s recent surgery (a total ear canal ablation) we have a very sad update to share with you. During Penny’s procedure, the vets found that internally things were not as they should be and it became a much more complicated operation. Penny’s condition needed further investigations which would not have been possible or anticipated prior to surgery. These investigations uncovered that sadly Penny had a malignant form of ...

Happy 10th Anniversary Ferndown Homing Centre

09 July 2020

🎂🥳10th Anniversary 🥳🎂 Today marks 10 years since we officially opened in 2010. We are so proud of how much we have achieved during this time with the help and support of our amazing team, and people like you. We had hoped to hold a big celebration to commemorate 10 years and help raise much needed funds to continue our vital work. Unfortunately, this has not been possible due to current restrictions, although we hope to be able to organise something at a ...

Thank you Lynwood Vets

08 May 2020

We would like to thank Lynwood Veterinary Group for their continued support throughout the current crisis. This week we were able to arrange for some of our cats to be health checked at the centre so that they are ready to be homed when we are able to resume homing. Veterinary care is one of the many costs involved in looking after the cats in our care. Help us be #HereForTheCats for now and for always. Please donate now so we can continue to care for cats in these challenging times. ...

Looking for a fun, educational way to keep the children busy?

06 May 2020

Looking for a fun, educational way to keep the children busy? Teach them all about their feline friends with the help of #TheMoggyModules – our new educational packs that help build your kid’s knowledge of cats! These modules are all free to do, and provide a fun and informative activity for the kids. https://education.cats.org.uk/moggy-modules-for-learning-a…/ So why not give it a try, learn something ...

Meet the Thursday - Saturday team

05 May 2020

👋 Meet the Thursday - Saturday Team 👋 In the last of our series on "meeting the team", it is time to introduce Carole, Michele and Liam. They have been working on Thursday through Saturday to look after all of our beautiful cats. Here Carole has been playing with Norman to provide him with much needed stimulation. In our opinion this is also the best of our three photos! Help us be #HereForTheCats for now and for always. Please donate now so we can ...

Meet the Monday to Wednesday team

02 May 2020

👋 Meet the Monday-Wednesday Team 👋 Tanya, Kristie and Donna are working on Monday through Wednesday to complete all of our cat care duties. Ensuring all the cats are fed, watered and have a good play. This is Tanya and Kristie who have this week changed the "Puzzle feeders" in our cat pens. These help keep feeding time more interesting for the cats in our care. Help us be #HereForTheCats for now and for always. Please donate now so we can continue to ...

Pet food recyling - TerraCycle

01 May 2020

♻️ Pet Food Recycling ♻️ While you are staying inside, please remember to continue to collect your plastic pouches or flexible plastic packaging. When we reopen we will be able to recycle these as part of the Purina PetCare® recycling program with TerraCycle UK So far we have managed to collect a whopping 38kg of plastic packaging, with your continued support we are sure we can beat this figure #KeepOnRecycling. Please help us win TerraCycle's latest ...

Meet the Sunday Team

30 April 2020

👋 Meet the Sunday Team 👋 Since the start of the lockdown, we have made changes to the way we are working. Not only has the homing of cats been put on hold, we have made changes to how our team is working to keep them safe. We now only have 2-3 people in a day. Ensuring all the cats are fed, watered and have a good play. This is Gillian & Stef who are now working on a Sunday, not only do they ensure the core animal needs are looked after but they also get to spend time with the cats and ...

#TwoPointSixChallenge

22 April 2020

We would love you to join in from Sunday 26 April and take part in our #TwoPointSixChallenge. We need people like you to support #CatsProtection, in order to help us continue to do our vital work. The idea is carry out a challenge of your choosing and support #CatsProtection. Be as creative as you like, for example why not draw 26 cats, knit 26 mice, or stay silent for 26 hours. Your support will make a huge difference to the cats and kittens in our care across the UK. For more information and...

COVID-19 Update

19 March 2020

* Important Notice * Due to the developing situation with COVID-19 we are taking some extra precautions at this time to try and ensure that we keep our visitors and Centre safe so we can continue to care for cats. The Centre is currently closed; no viewings, adoptions or admissions are being carried out. If you have an emergency situation and need to rehome your cat or you would like any advice relating to Cats Protection and our services please contact our National Information Line on ...