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Keep up to date with what's happening at the adoption centre. If you have a news story that you would like to share with us please email on derby@cats.org.uk using 'News Story' in the title.
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Cats Protection News

 

Support Adoption for Pets supports us25-Jan-2016

Our manager Helen was called in to Pets at Home, Kingsway this morning. Whilst there they presented her with a cheque for £1,047.20, raised during the December appeal. Remember if you sign up for a Pets at Home VIP card you can support us every time you shop and it doesn't cost you a penny. Massive big thank you to Pets at Home for the ongoing support that they give us....

 

Calling all runners20-Jan-2016

Ramathon | Sunday 5th June 2016 | iPro Stadium We are looking for five runners to take part in the Ramathon for team Cats Protection. If you think that you could acheive this personal goal and raise a minimum of £200 for Derby adoption centre we would love you to apply for a free place in our team. All funds raised will be used to support the cats in care at the adoption centre. If you ...

 

Happy MEW Year02-Jan-2016

As we said goodbye to 2015 and hello to 2016 we just wanted to say thank you to all of our lovely friends of the adoption centre. Your support is important to us . . . the more people that know we are here, we stand a better chance of finding homes for the abandoned and unwanted cats in our care. We found homes for 1,011 cats and kittens during 2015 which was a fantastic result but...

 

Hello, Hello, Hello20-Nov-2015

Don't worry we have all been behaving ourselves! We had a visit today from the Derbyshire police who had been escorting the funeral cortege of Squadron Leader Herbert Nevil Mottershead MBE, of Brailsford, a stalwart supporter and president of the 158 Squadron Association, who sadly passed away on Wednesday, October 28 age 93. The tiny village church, two minutes away was packed out with over...

 

Patience pays dividends10-Nov-2015

Danielles' story - in her own words This is Princess. I adopted her from Cats Protection Derby April 2010 , she was a quiet timid cat and it's taken up until now October 2015 for her to choose to come and have lap snuggles. Worth the wait. I wanted to adopt a cat who would probably be overlooked like Princess, who was timid and to be honest quiet terrified of the new home she came into. She made ...

Christmas Cracker

Christmas Cracker09-Nov-2015

Come and join us at the adoption centre for our final fund raising event of 2015 on 29th November. We will be decking out the centre and barn with Christmas treasures as we raise funds for the cats in our care, many of which will be spending the holiday season with us.Buy your cards, calendars and diaries for next year, you may spot some great stocking fillers for friends, family and of ...

Another chance for Phoenix as he is reunited with owners

Another chance for Phoenix as he is reunited with owners04-Nov-2015

A family cat which had disappeared for 18 months was found by its owners as they visited a Cats Protection branch in search of a new pet. Michelle Humber and her son Ronnie, five, were visiting our Derby adoption centre in Dalbury Lees to collect their new cat Orlando when they spotted Phoenix. In a lucky coincidence, the ten year old family cat had been handed over to Cats Protection ...

Lots of new attractions

Lots of new attractions26-Aug-2015

Our September event is going to be better than ever this year, we have listened to your feedback and have included some great new attractions. Music will be more ambient this year with a live DJ playing some more chilled out music in the background.We will have a new tea tent complete with bunting where you will be able to take the weight off your feet whilst enjoying delicious cakes and hot ...

Charity Auction

Charity Auction21-May-2015

AUCTION FOR ACTION will take place on 10th June 2015 in collaboration with Hansons Auctioneers and The Royal School for the Deaf, at The Auction Centre, Heage Lane, Etwall, Derbyshire DE65 6LS Supported by the BBC’s Bargain Hunt and Antiques Road Trip’s Charlie Ross and opened by Helene, Viscountess Scarsdale We are delighted to welcome the following charities 97c Well For Life ...

Cat Talk

Cat Talk15-May-2015

We recently had a visit from the local Beaver group who came for a tour of the centre and a talk from Jane on 'all things cats'. They loved it and had lots of questions and stories about their own cats. We loved it as it is never too early to encourage responsible pet ownership . . . and their certificates were very well received too. If you look after a group of children that you think ...

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