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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 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 ...