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Cat asleep on a stack of newspaperWhat is going on around Epsom, Ewell & District and the world of Cats Protection? Check in here to find out the latest news from our team!

You’ll find stories about our latest campaigns, general cat news and stories as well as any other interesting "tid bits" to keep you informed.

Keeping Cats Safe All Year Round

15 January 2017

Following press reports of suspicious cat deaths in the Croydon and surrounding areas, we urge cat owners to take the following sensible steps to help keep their pets safe: Keep cats in during hours of darkness: As evenings are still dark, remember that cats are at increased risk of road accidents after nightfall. Try to keep your cat indoors overnight and time meals to coincide with rush hour to help keep your cat away from busy roads. Ensure ...

What it means to be a Lead Fundraiser

21 February 2016

Since we are still looking for a lead fund raiser, I thought I’d give you a flavour of the role. I first started with Cats Protection as a fund raiser volunteer in 2005. I already was aware of CP because I had adopted two kittens from Rosemary, our lead fosterer, in 1998 (one died in January and the other one is still with us at the great age of 18). I loved fund raising from the beginning and worked closely alongside our, then lead fund raiser, Edna. On ...

Europe-wide campaign to Protect Our Pets

06 October 2015

Europe-wide campaign to Protect Our Pets - please help us by sending e-letters of supportCats Protection is backing a European campaign which will improve feline welfare across the EU by unifying pet microchip databases, making it easier to determine where an animal has come from. Eurogroup for Animals (of which CP is a member) has launched its Protect Our Pets initiative to tackle the illegal pet trade and online sales. Eurogroup for Animals is recognised by ...

CEVA Welfare Awards 2016

06 October 2015

CEVA Welfare Awards 2016Do you know someone who has gone above and beyond the call of duty in animal welfare? Nominations are now open for the CEVA Welfare Awards which acknowledge and reward those who work to improve the welfare and care of animals. The 2016 award categories are: Chris Laurence Vet of the Year Award (in association with the Veterinary Times) The VN Times Welfare Nurse of the Year Award Charity Professional of the Year Award (UK and international) Charity Team of the Year ...

WAITROSE COMMUNITY MATTERS NOMINATIONS

15 September 2015

Please can you help us to raise money for the needy cats in our area? All you have to do is to call into your local Waitrose and complete a nomination form for their “Community Matters” project. This is where each Waitrose store selects 3 charities per month for customers to choose to support with the green plastic tokens issued at the checkouts. At the end of the month the store counts up the tokens for each of the charities and shares £1,000...

FELIX TOKENS

15 September 2015

A very big thank you to everyone who saved up their Felix tokens and donated them to the branch. Purina have now closed the scheme, so there is no need to cut and keep any more tokens from those pouches and boxes of cat food. Due to your generosity the branch has returned 25,128 tokens to Purina, and at 1p per token the branch has been credited with £251.00. That’s a lot of meals provided for a lot of hungry cats and kittens in our care! Well done to everyone who participated....

CAT FOSTERING

26 June 2015

Have you ever considered becoming a Cats Protection Cat Fosterer but wanted more nformation before you would commit?If the answer is yes, then please take a few moments to watch the Video link which will cover questions most people ask. https://youtu.be/uamzoc05Dlo Cats Protection Epsom, Ewell & District Branch have many cats on the waiting list to come into care until a new loving home can be found. You are really making a difference to their little lives so it is a very rewarding role. ...