Cats Protection is leading the way in helping create a better future for cats in Scotland. From working with the government on important issues like banning kitten sales in pet shops, to promoting pet-friendly tenancies – we speak up for cats and the people who love them.
However, there is more to be done. There are 785,000 owned cats in Scotland – that’s one for almost every seven people! But despite being one of Scotland’s favourite pets, too many cats continue to be victims of cruelty, neglect or poor welfare.
We are calling on politicians at Holyrood to improve cat welfare in Scotland through our five-point action plan. We want:
If you are a Member of the Scottish Parliament and want to support our cat welfare action plan for Scotland, please contact our Advocacy & Government Relations team at email@example.com
You may also find our CATS (Cats and Their Stats) 2020 Scotland report useful, containing facts and figures based on a survey of 1,634 cat and non-cat owners.
You can help us speak up for cats by supporting our campaigns to give our feline friends the protection they deserve.
If you have been affected by any of our campaigning issues recently (within the last six months) then case studies are always helpful so please send them to firstname.lastname@example.org
You can also read the latest statistics about cats in Scotland here.
The Time is Meow: a cat welfare action plan for the Scottish Government outlines our top campaigning issues to improve cat welfare.