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Are you a journalist looking for more information about Cats Protection? Here are some of our most frequently asked questions.

If you need further information, please contact or 01825 741 911. If you are not a journalist, please visit Contact us.

What does Cats Protection do?

Cats Protection is the UK's leading cat welfare charity, with a network of around 210 volunteer-run branches and 37 centres across the UK, helping around 200,000 cats and kittens every year. Cats Protection supports microchipping for owned cats, promotes the benefits of neutering for a happy and healthy pet and produces a wealth of cat care information to encourage responsible pet ownership. Our vision.

Where are your centres and branches?

We have an active network across the United Kingdom. To locate a branch or adoption centre, visit our search tool: Find your local Cats Protection.

Do you have spokespeople available for interview?

We can field spokespeople for comment or interview on a range of cat-related issues, including cat behaviour, welfare and veterinary issues. See our list of spokespeople. 

Do you have case studies?

We have a selection of case studies relating to cats and their owners. If you would like a case study to illustrate your story, we would be happy to discuss your needs.

Where can I find your latest statistics?

Please visit our CATS Report for our latest statistics and interesting findings about cat ownership in the UK. If you have further questions, please get in touch.

Can we film at your centres?

We try to facilitate media requests to film and provide relevant spokespeople where possible. Please contact to discuss your request and how we can help.

How can I receive video clips?

A selection of cat-related material is available via our YouTube channel. If you would like to request a specific video or footage that isn’t featured, we’d be happy to discuss that with you.

Is Cats Protection linked to the Cats Protection League?

Founded as the Cats Protection League in 1927, the charity changed its name to Cats Protection in 1998. Please use the name Cats Protection when referring to the charity in any form. Look at our history for further information.

I am a student working on a project. Can you help?

Unfortunately, we are a small team and currently we are unable to help with student requests. We wish you the best of luck and hope that our website can help with any information you might need.

Who do I talk to about advertising?

Our Media Office does not deal with advertising enquiries. Please email

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