News

Please see below our most recent news articles relating to both this centre and Cats Protection nationally.
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Cats Protection News

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 ...

Appeal launched to help Rambo

Appeal launched to help Rambo07-May-2015

Rambo was involved in a road traffic accident and needed surgery to remove one of his eyes, and to wire his jaw as it was broken and he couldn't eat. He is currently under the care of our vets after having his operation and is on the road to recovery. Any funds received will go to help Rambo and other cats and kittens in our care. Update: 8th May - His progress is slow but steady. He has had ...

Kitten Klub

Kitten Klub30-Apr-2015

We appreciate that many of you would like to adopt a kitten and for those that would, you will be delighted to hear that the homing season is almost upon us. With this in mind we are launching our ‘Kitten Klub’ which will enable you to register for early notification of litters being released for homing and updates on the development of kittens as they reach key milestones at... the centre. ...

Easter Event

Easter Event10-Apr-2015

Thank you to everyone that came to our Easter event, we had a busy day with lovely sunshine which was a bonus. Lots of visitors came to meet the cats and we have had an amazing week with some our long term and more senior cats finding homes as a result. We raised just over £1,900 towards the kitty. ...

Survey Results

Survey Results26-Mar-2015

Thank you to everyone that contributed to the survey regarding the annual fundraising gala in September, we had some great feedback all very frank and honest which was exactly what we wanted. Overall everyone was generally happy but thought that we could improve a couple of things - the main ‘complaint’ being seating and the fact that there was not really anywhere to sit relax with a drink or ...

Rebecca

Rebecca's Run 05-Mar-2015

Becky Nash a 36 year old ESOL teacher who moved to Derby two years ago, she has decided to enter the Derby Ramathon in June this year to help raise funds for the adoption centre. When asked why she wanted to do this Becky said: "I have decided to raise money for Cats Protection because I think every cat deserves a good home, and Cats Protection do an excellent job looking after and rehoming ...

Pets at Home fundraising weekend – thank you

Pets at Home fundraising weekend – thank you04-Mar-2015

A big thank you to Pets at Home and Support Adoption For Pets for their support at our three-day fundraising weekend at Pets at Home stores. The event took place across all 380+ Pets at Home stores from Friday 27 February to Sunday 1 March. Over 115 of our branches and centres also attended their local stores. We are delighted that so many of our branches and centres took part. Funds were raised...

First feline manifesto launches in Parliament

First feline manifesto launches in Parliament20-Feb-2015

The UK's first 'Manifesto for Cats' was launched at the House of Commons yesterday, Tuesday 10 February, to put feline welfare on the political agenda ahead of the General Election. We unveiled the 10-point document at a reception hosted by Neil Parish MP, Chairman of the Associate Parliamentary Group for Animal Welfare, and supported by Petplan. The event was attended by 40 MPs and Lords ...

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