Local and National Cat News

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70th Anniversary

01 February 2020

We in Southampton are celebrating 70 years of being part of a National Charity, we are planning 7 events to celebrate 70 years, here are a few of them and we home that you will be able to come and join in … CP ROCKS – this will be aimed at our younger supporters, we will be holding a workshop where they can come along and paint a rock with a cat on it, the rocks will be scattered about in Southampton when someone finds one they move it to somewhere else, the person who painted ...

Walter's story

20 August 2019

Just three months ago Walter was found injured and abandoned in a garden in Southampton and was reported to Cats Protection. Poor Walter was suffering with what could have been severe burns, most likely caused by acid or fire or aburst abcess. Southampton Branch Coordinator at Cats protection, Carolyne Kemp, said: “I went along with another volunteer and we managed to get him into a basket, he was an un-neutered and unbelievably he was micro chipped. But sadly, when we contacted the ...

Daves Story

27 September 2017

This is a story about Dave, a semi feral cat and his remarkable journey. Earlier in the year, we had a report come in about a stray/semi feral cat from a lovely lady who wanted to give this cat a home as she was moving soon and didn't want to leave him behind to fend for himself. We managed to trap the cat after a few nights and it turns out he was not microchipped or neutered. We did advertise for owners but none came forward sadly. He was a little rough around the edges but the lady loved ...