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The Bay Magazine - April 2021

01 April 2021

Mittens’ Guide to Diabetes in Cats With Lyn Gardner Swansea Cats Protection April 2021 - Home & Garden This month we’d like to look at caring for a diabetic cat as it is an increasingly familiar experience for many cat owners. A recent UK survey suggested that 1 in 200 cats is diabetic. So, who better to guide you through learning about diabetes than a cat who is living with the disorder? So, let us introduce you to lovely rescue cat ...

The Bay Magazine December 2020

02 December 2020

What is Tiddles trying to tell you? With Lyn Gardner - Swansea Cats Protection Winter 2020 - Home & Garden With so many people having a cat (or two, or three or more!) in their lives, it is sometimes surprising how little some of us may know of cat behaviour and how best to respond, so I thought a quick guide might be useful. I like to think I know cats pretty well, but still have so much to learn and as a Swansea Cats Protection volunteer, ...

Calendar 2021

04 November 2020

Thanks to everyone who entered our 2021 Calendar competition. As always we received many fantastic photos and it was a hard job to pick the winners who are featured in the 2 calendars.All winners will receive a copy of the calendar their cat is featured in.The Calendars are £5 and make great christmas presents. They can be bought from either of our charity shops on Bryn-y-Mor Road and Mumbles Road.They are also available online via Ebay - please search for Swansea Cats protection ...

The Bay Magazine October 2020

02 October 2020

What we did on our summer holidays With Lyn Gardener - Swansea Cats Protection October 2020 - Home & Garden Not many of us actually had a summer holiday, did we? But despite that and having to face the obvious challenges of working within COVID-19 safety restrictions, our volunteers achieved a HUGE amount during the summer. So, we’d like to share with you some of our favourite summer holiday memories and photos. We found lots of lovely homes...

The Bay Magazine September 2020

01 September 2020

My role as an educational speaker With Lyn Gardner Swansea Cats Protection September 2020 - Home & Garden Welcome to the first of an occasional series of articles about key volunteer roles in Swansea Cats Protection. Although a small Branch, we pride ourselves on making the very best of the range of skills and resources our wonderful volunteers bring to us. I’d like to introduce you to our Educational Speaker, Teresa, who below tells us all ...

The Bay Magazine - August 2020

30 July 2020

Pilchard – a very special Community Cat Swansea Cats Protection Swansea with Lyn Gardener August 2020 - Home & Garden Good to meet you I first met Pilchard last winter when the weather was cold, bleak and wet. As I arrived with Karen, the kind person who’d contacted us and is one of her carers, Pilchard wobbled up to greet us. A tiny little tortoiseshell cat with bandy legs meowed loudly and persistently until we stooped to stroke her. I...

Hands free homing

25 June 2020

While we’ve had to put most of our homing of cats on pause at the moment due to coronavirus (COVID-19), we’ve been working on a hands-free homing approach. We want to help as many cats as possible by freeing up space for emergency cases, as well as helping some of our cats who have been with us longer to find a lovely new home. We're also keen to provide potential owners with their purrfect match. Rest assured, we’ve put in extensive procedures to ensure carefully controlled...

2021 Calendar Competition

24 June 2020

Entry to the 2021 Swansea Cats Protection Calendar is now open There is plenty of time for you to take one of the winning photos - the competition will close on July 30th 2020. The top 13 photos will be included in our 2021 Swansea Cats Protection Calendar. Some tips . Take Care with what is in the background . Make sure the cat is in focus and sharp . Ensure the quality is good enough for the size to be increased to calendar size photo The picture can include any cat (s) - your cat, your ...