Press Releases

Our latest press releases can be viewed below, with the most recent listed first.

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Pets at Home stores help raise cash for the kitty

16 May 2016

Shoppers at stores across the UK will get the chance to help unwanted cats as part of a national fundraising weekend for Cats Protection, which is being run thanks to Support Adoption For Pets (SAFP) – the charity established and supported by Pets at Home. The stores will be raising cash for the kitties between Friday 3 and Sunday 5 June to help the charity find homes for the thousands of unwanted cats in its care. Simon’s Cat pin badges, ...

Cat charity dismayed at plans to shoot Scottish feral cats

13 April 2016

Following the news that documents from the Royal Zoological Society of Scotland (one of 20 partners in Scottish Wildcat Action) have revealed that feral domestic cats will be shot if caught in traps1, the charity Cats Protection offered the following comment: “Under the Animal Health and Welfare (Scotland) Act 2006, feral cats are regarded as ‘protected animals’ and it is an offence to cause unnecessary ...

Cats Protection and RSPCA Cymru join forces for new scheme in Wales - Get your cat neutered and microchipped for just £5

30 March 2016

A new scheme to encourage cat owners across Wales to get their pets neutered and microchipped has been launched. The Wales Cat Neutering and Microchipping Project is being run in partnership by Cats Protection and RSPCA Cymru. Its aim is to encourage cat owners to neuter and microchip their pets. More than 100 vets across Wales have signed up to the scheme, ...