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16th July 2019

Cats Protection’s Coventry Branch is holding its first ever charity ball to raise funds for its vital cat welfare work.

Dress shoesTickets cost £45 and include a drinks reception with a string quartet, a three course dinner, a disco, charity auction and grand raffle.

The black tie ball is taking place on Saturday 16 November at the Doubletree by Hilton Hotel in Paradise Way, Coventry, from 7pm to 1am.

Cats Protection’s Coventry Branch co-ordinator Wendy Harris said: “We are extremely excited to be holding our first ever charity ball.

“Everyone who attends the ball will be making a massive difference to the hundreds of cats and kittens we help in Coventry every year – and enjoy a brilliant night out at the same time!

“It’s going to be a fantastic evening, hosted by BBC Radio 2 newsreader and writer Justine Greene.

“Some of the wonderful cats we have helped over the years will have tables named after them hosted by their owners, so they will be at the heart of our event.”

A string quartet will play during the drinks reception and there will be a memory board for people to pin photos of their cats.

“We have already received fantastic support from local businesses, most of whom have offered their services for free to help us raise the most we can for our cat welfare work – we are so grateful for their help,” said Wendy.

“We’ve also had some amazing prizes and auction items donated, including a 42 inch flat screen television, a cattery stay and martial arts training!”

If you would like to know more, reserve your ticket to the ball or donate a prize for the raffle or auction, please email Wendy Harris: coordinator@coventry.cats.org.uk.

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For further information or an interview, please contact Cats Protection’s Media Office on 01825 741 911, at media.office@cats.org.uk, or @CPMediaTeam on Twitter.

Notes to editors:

  1. Cats Protection is the UK’s leading feline welfare charity and helps around 200,000 cats each year through a national network of over 250 volunteer-run branches and 36 centres.
  2. Cats Protection’s vision is a world where every cat is treated with kindness and an understanding of its needs.
  3. Cats Protection’s registered charity number is 203644 (England and Wales) and SC037711 (Scotland). Founded as the Cats Protection League in 1927, the charity adopted the name Cats Protection in 1998. We ask that you use the name Cats Protection when referring to the charity in all published material.
  4. More information about the work of Cat’s Protection’s Coventry Branch can be found at www.cats.org.uk/coventry
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