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Volunteers for fostering urgently required.

This would involve fostering felines on a short term basis, either in cat pens in your garden or a designated spare room in your house. People would visit to re-home a cat from you. All pens, food, litter and electricity are provided by the branch. Our fosterers work to strict guidelines; the pens are kept spotlessly clean, while the cats are fed and watered regularly, and stimulated with a selection of toys and some human company whenever possible.

This is real hands-on cat welfare work. If you are caring and committed, please contact us on the Helpline number 0345 3714202 (Mon - Fri 8.30 am - 6 pm, Sat 9 am - 3 pm) or from the Contact Us page for more information.

 

Keep calm and keep your cats!

08 October 2012

Following the recent press reports about a parasite said to be spread by cats, Cats Protection would like to point out that statistically a cat owner is no more or less likely to contract Toxoplasma gondii than a non-cat owner. While cats are the definitive host for T. gondii, research has shown that contact with cats is not a risk factor for infection and even vets are no more likely to be infected with the parasite than non-vets. Most people contract ...