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Your cat into our care

Your cat into our care

Moving home, relationship break-ups or bereavemecat laying downnts in the family – these are just some of the many reasons that owners have to make the heartbreaking decision to separate from their cat.

While a decision like this is never easy, Cats Protections aims to make it as hassle-free as possible.

Behavioural issues

If you're considering giving up your cat due to behavioural issues, make sure you speak to a vet or animal behaviourist first. Signs of agression, destructiveness or inappropriate toileting can be distressing for owners but with time and patience, there are things that can be done to help.

If you find you can no longer care for your cat, follow our steps on what to do next.

• Don’t be tempted to advertise your cat online or on social media. Unfortunately this doesn’t always ensure that your pet will go to a good home.

• Plan as early as possible. There can often be waiting lists for spaces in our pens, so planning early means knowing your cat is in a safe place.

Fill out our rescue form and send it in to our shop at:
Cats Protection Charity Shop
35 Rowlands Road
BN11 3JJ
or email  coordinator@worthing.cats.org.uk

Word format            Worthing Rescue Form.
PDF format             Worthing Rescue Form

• Be patient. If you’re phoning branches during the day, you may need to leave an answerphone message as many of our volunteers may be at work. Your call will soon be returned and you’ll be advised what to do next.
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