Welcome to our News page where you can find lots of information about recent events, cats in special need, forthcoming events and useful stories.  We hope you enjoy reading the articles.  If you feel that you can help us in any way by supporting events, making a donation or offering some time to volunteer, we would love to hear from you.

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Pet food recall

22 June 2021

Read Cats Protection's latest information and our advice regarding the Royal Veterinary College (RVC) investigation into an increase in cats presenting with pancytopenia, and the associated pet food recalls. Why have certain pet foods been recalled? Vets at the Royal Veterinary College (RVC) launched an investigation after noticing an increase in cats presenting with pancytopenia, a severe reduction in all major types of blood cells. The spike in cases began in May and since then ...

Animal Welfare Bill passes through Parliament

28 April 2021

Our Publicity Manager, Diana, has for many years actively encouraged fellow cat lovers to sign petitions to improve animal welfare. Now, after four years of campaigning by several animal charities, countless hours of work and over 75,000 emails from supporters to MPs, the Animal Welfare (Sentencing) Bill has just completed its passage through Parliament. This historic moment means that the maximum sentence for animal cruelty offences will increase ...

Easyfundraising & ink cartridges

25 January 2021

Ways to raise funds at no cost to you: If you register with and nominate Northampton Cats Protection as your charity of choice we will receive donations from the participating online shops that you buy from., Just Eat, Tesco, Boots, M&S, John Lewis and Argos are some of the partners in this initiative. It only takes a couple of minutes to register and as long as you log on with ...