The reality behind the Libby Left Behind Cats Protection Christmas video

Abandoned kittens in a box in the snow

The cute and uplifting Cats Protection Christmas video tells a story that occurs far too often in many countries. The reality is very sad and the outcome is often not as happy as presented in the video. In other words the real stories of cat and dog abandonment often don’t end in a uplifting …

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Cats Protection and the Lost Icelandic Bank Deposits

In 2008, at the start of the financial crisis, it was revealed that the venerable cat charity Cats Protection had potentially lost £11.4 million deposited in Icelandic banks that had gone bust. As the total amount of money available to Cats Protection was about £34 million, the potential loss represented about one third of …

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Cats Protection: volunteers are complaining

Some former and serving volunteers at the charity Cats Protection are complaining about management decisions that are undermining the whole purpose of the charity, so states the Daily Mail. Can we believe this? We are told that these so called whistleblowers are complaining that management have changed the charity’s policies and cutback on some …

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Mince Pies At Marion’s

By Ruth aka Kattaddorra Barbara and I were invited to a ‘Mince Pies at Marion’s’ drop in yesterday, so we went along as we had some cat food and bedding to go there too. Steven (Marion’s husband) usually kindly calls for the stuff we have for Cats Protection cats so it was nice to …

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Cat Rescue: The metaphor of a revolving door

Despite the best efforts of everyone concerned, little Elizabeth tragically died as a result of her burns. So sad. Her death opened a door for Liza. Liza has had her share of abuse or neglect. She is the survivor of cat hoarding. The Elizabeth story lives on in Liza. Elizabeth would have gone to …

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Marc donates £400 to Cats Protection, Wear Valley & Darlington

“Swiss man donates hundreds to North-East animal charity after being moved by its plight online” is the title to a news item in the Northern Echo and the story needs to be highlighted in a separate article on PoC as it originates in the comments to an article I wrote about the need to …

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Lord Black’s speech on animal welfare in UK

Lord Black’s speech in the House of Lords on 26 March in which he calls for inclusion of the five animal welfare needs in the new primary science curriculum Lord Black of Brentwood: This is earlier page on the debate. I want to talk about animal welfare and its place in the national curriculum, …

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You are escaping from domestic violence but what about your cat?

I would like, briefly, to write about an excellent and specialist service provided by Cats Protection in partnership with Dogs Trust. It operates in Greater London, Hertfordshire and Yorkshire. It is called the Dogs Trust Freedom Project. [Note to international visitors: this is a UK based initiative]. We hear a lot about domestic violence. …

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