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Free neutering!

22 May 2018

Neutering vouchers are currently available to people living in our branch area who are on low incomes or are receiving benefits, and can be used at our designated vets: Castle Vets in Tilehurst Road Tilehurst Vets in School Road Oakley Vets in Caversham Companion Care (Pets at Home) Burghfield Vets Free microchipping is also included in the voucher if your cat is not already chipped. Cats must be aged 5 months or over - if you have a kitten younger than that, please contact us once ...

Feline leukaemia virus (FeLV) vaccinations

22 May 2018

We have recently heard that not all vets automatically vaccinate against Feline leukaemia virus (FeLV) when administering the annual booster for cats. Cats Protection, as a member of The Cat Group, recommends vaccines for the following feline diseases: Feline infectious enteritis (FIE), Cat 'flu, and Feline leukaemia virus (FeLV). This problem arises because some manufacturers produce the FeLV vaccine as a separate vaccine, which is ideally given to the cat at...

Padded envelopes needed please

22 May 2018

We have started selling used books online, and need padded envelopes to send them through the post. Used envelopes are fine, as long as they are not damaged (apart from being opened of course!), and if anyone has any new ones to donate, they would also be very welcome. Any size should be fine, preferably at least big enough to hold a paperback book. If you have any to donate, please drop them off at our shop in Tilehurst Triangle, or bring them along to events...

Our branch boundaries

31 December 2016

Our branch of Cats Protection covers the area of postcodes RG1, RG4, RG8, RG9, RG30 and RG31. Areas to our East are covered by the Bracknell and Wokingham District Branch and to our South by Basingstoke Branch. Travelling along the A4 towards Newbury and we stop just north of Thatcham at which point the Newbury Adoption Centre takes over.We will gladly record details of lost cats in adjacent areas, but we cannot take in cats or offer help with neutering if you live outside our boundaries. Thank...