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Time for a change?

Are you looking to make some changes in your life during 2015?
 
If you like cats and are looking for something different that’s rewarding
and enjoyable then we could be just what you’re looking for! Stourbridge, Dudley and Wyre Forest Cats Protection is run entirely by volunteers who come from all walks of life.
 
We're a friendly group of men, women and teens who are working together to help local cats.
 
For more information take a look at some of the volunteering roles we have available – just click on the volunteering tab at the top of the page.
 
Whether you’ve got a little time or a lot of time, we’d love to hear from you…

Dog fighting gangs are stealing cats and dogs to use as bait!

28 June 2015

Alyson posted the following to the Facebook page about this growing problem:"We appreciate that sometimes circumstances mean that cats have to be given up and rehomed. We would urge anyone in this position only to rehome their cat through a reputable charity or voluntary organisation or with family/friends and not through local buy and sell pages. We have been made aware of situations where dog fighters have sent ...

The benefits of pet ownership outweigh the risks, says Cats Protection

02 May 2015

21 April 2015 Following reports of a recent study raising concerns about zoonotic diseases (from the Department of Veterinary Preventive Medicine at Ohio State University), Maggie Roberts, Cats Protection’s Director of Veterinary Services, said: “As a charity that has many unwanted cats in need of new homes, Cats Protection is concerned that raising fears about infections being transmitted from pets to humans may discourage...

Heartless thieves target Branch shop

02 May 2015

On Monday 20th of April our Branch shop was broken into via the back door. The thieves stole our safe from the wall, damaging the internal wall in the process. The contents of the safe included cash, valuables and important documentation, and the shop manager's computer was also taken. "These heartless thieves have cost us a lot of money and upset", says Pauline, our volunteer Branch Co-ordinator. "We now have to get repairs done, and a new safe and a new ...

Thank you to members for your membership fees; newsletter coming soon!

22 February 2015

Thank you to all members of Stourbridge,Dudley and Wyre Forest Branch of Cats Protection for your loyal on-going membership fees; we hope that in 2015 we will be able to start again sending out a newsletter, thanks to the help of volunteer David Morfitt. David has been looking after our website for almost 1 year, and has done a brilliant job; he has now decided to try to help us put together a newsletter. All volunteers in ...

Nominate CP for an award!

29 January 2015

It’s time for nominations for the Petplan and the Association of Dogs and Cats Homes (ADCH) Animal Charity Awards! These celebrate the hard work and dedication of the animal charity world recognising those who tirelessly work to improve the lives of animals every single day. There are three key categories; Team of the Year, Volunteer of the Year and Employee of the Year. Making a nomination is straightforward – simply visit www.petplan.co.uk/charityawards and tell Petplan why your nominee ...