Cat Welfare

New to owning a cat or completely baffled by your long-term feline friend? Fear not! Lady on the sofa with her cat

This section of the site boasts a wealth of information to help answer your cat-care queries.


Neutering is one of Cats Protection’s three primary objectives. Find out why we champion neutering and why it’s so important.


Microchipping offers cats a safe and permanent method of identification and increases the chances of a lost feline being safely reunited with its owner.


Routine vaccination has greatly reduced the extent of several feline diseases (including some that can prove fatal).

It is vital that your cat has all the necessary vaccinations and boosters.

Understanding FIV

FIV (feline immunodeficiency virus) is a complex virus that effects 2-5% of cats in the UK.

We provide a Q&A informing people about the virus answering frequently asked questions.

Cats and fireworks

Every year, hundreds of animals will suffer as a result of fireworks being let off. We provide simple guidelines to help people keep their cats safe around fireworks.

Cat Care leaflets

To help you take care of cat, we have two sets of cat care leaflets aimed at improving people’s understanding of cats and their care.