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EVENTS VOLUNTEER

24 July 2019

We are looking for an experienced events volunteer or someone who has experience of organising events , who will be able to help us raise funds to ensure that we can continue to care for all the cats and kittens in our care. As events volunteer, you will play a key role in co-ordinating, motivating and supporting local volunteers in raising those all important funds. Cats in our care rely heavily on the generous donations from people who love cats and they count on volunteers like you to...

RECALL OF PETS AT HOME 'AVA' DRY CAT FOOD VARIETIES

12 March 2017

We have become aware of thiamine issues in association with a range of Pets at Home feline diets in the UK. A limited number of cats suffering from thiamine deficiency have recently been seen in veterinary practices in the UK. Affected cats were diagnosed with thiamine deficiency after being fed exclusively ‘Pets at Home AVA Veterinary Approved’ kibble. The diets are now being recalled. See www.petsathome.com/shop/en/pets/product-recall for ...

URGENT - VOLUNTARY RECALL OF HILL’S CAT FOOD POUCHES

22 May 2016

The following information has been communicated from Hill’s Pet Nutrition on Tuesday 17th May 2016. “Hill’s Pet Nutrition is voluntarily recalling a limited production of certain single-serve cat food pouches identified by date codes listed below. Due to an error by an ingredient supplier, the products contain high levels of iron. Iron is an essential nutrient in a cat’s diet but too much iron may cause digestive upset, including ...

MICROCHIPPING YOUR CAT/KITTEN

28 January 2015

MICROCHIPPING We posted on Facebook about a beautiful tabby cat who was found today and who was not microchipped, so we cannot trace her owner. We are making a plea for everyone to get their cats and kittens microchipped if they have not already done so, and to register their details with the database. Microchipping offers cats a safe and permanent method of identification and increases the chances of a lost cat being safely re-united with its owner. Each ...

CAT FOSTERERS

16 November 2014

As a fosterer, you will be directly helping cats and kitten in need, giving them hands on care, and working with others to rehome them, ultimately providing them with a second chance of a happy and healthy life. You will provide temporary care and accommodation to stray, abandoned or injured cats in purpose built cat pens in your garden/outside space or in an adapted spare room in your home.  Cats Protection will provided everything required to care for the cats and kittens and there are no ...

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED!!!!

30 June 2014

HELP! Cats Protection, Forfar & District Branch, has been open since August 2013. We have homed many cats and kittens and have assisted many people to get their cats neutered. But it isn’t enough. We want to do more and to do that, we need YOU! We are looking for fundraising volunteers to help us help as many cats and kittens as we can, and we are also looking for good quality bric-a-brac, accessories, books, unwanted gifts etc to help us raise funds at events. We need people to help out at ...

Cats and TB - Media statement from Cats Protection

28 April 2014

Following news today of two people developing tuberculosis (TB) after contact with a cat infected with ‘Mycobacterium bovis’ (M. bovis), UK charity Cats Protection is keen to reassure people that the risk of contracting the disease from their pet is minimal. Information from Public Health England states that M. bovis is still uncommon in cats and the risk to public is “very low.” Many cats which have Mycobacterial infections have spontaneously-resolving ...