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WHAT WE DO

Cats Protection is a National Cat Rescue and Welfare Charity, taking in lost and unwanted cats, and finding new homes for them. We also encourage neutering and advise on general cat welfare problems.

The Glastonbury & Wells Branch of Cats Protection, covers a largely rural part of Somerset including Shepton Mallet, Wells, Glastonbury, Street, Cheddar, Castle Cary and surrounding area. All of our cats are kept at the homes of volunteer fosterers because we have no central shelter.

During 2016 our branch homed a total of 110cats and kittens. Of these 14 were homed direct from their owners and 3 were ferals that were neutered and relocated to a new site. This is about the same as 2015 and our figures would be much higher if we didn't run our regular neutering campaigns which are continuing with a campaign in February to March & September to November.

During the year we helped members of the public with the cost of neutering 248 of their own cats, in addition to helping with the cost of 32 ferals.

We had a couple of fosterers temporarily out of action at the end of the year and had just 12 cats in our care and 5 on the waiting list on 31st December. As there aren't normally any kittens during the winter months this is always a good time to find homes for our adult cats.

We always have friendly cats of all ages for rehoming and often 'feral' (semi-wild) cats for farms. We often have kittens in need of homes, especially between May-September. Some cats are re-homed quickly, whilst others need medical care or rehabilitation before new homes can be found. Adults are always vet checked, neutered, wormed, treated for fleas, microchipped and vaccinated, and - when needed, the services of a pet behaviourist to sort out any psychological problems the cat may have. Please go to our Contact Us page for details of our Welfare Officer and other Committee Members.

If you would like to join us and help with cat rescue in this area of Somerset, please go to the Membership page. We always need fosterers, home checkers, cat cuddlers and fundraisers – all strictly volunteers, although all reasonable expenses will be reimbursed.

 Help for our new CHARITY SHOP also needed! See below.

 

 

  CHARITY SHOP  


Our Charity Shop is now open for business at
145, High Street, Street.

Hours are 9.00am to 5.00pm Monday to Saturday and 10.00am to 4.00pm on Sunday.

It is a well laid out shop and very customer friendly.

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Business has been brisk and the manageress Jayne would welcome donations of everything, but especially clothes and bric-a-brac.

If you could volunteer to help in the shop please contact Jayne on 01458 443108.

 

 

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ONE OF THE CATS
CURRENTLY LOOKING FOR A HOME

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 ROSIE

Rosie

Rosie is a 6 year old very pretty, loving tabby and white female who needs a home where she will get lots of cuddles and love.

She will be shy at first and may need a couple of weeks to relax and trust her new owner and then her loving nature will shine through and she will be a delightful companion.Rosie is a lovely lap cat and really enjoys having her tummy stroked. She is also quite playful with ping pong balls and toy mice and loves cat nip. She has even caught a shrew who unwisely found it's way into her pen. That caused her a great deal of excitement.

We think Rosie needs a calm settled home so no young children please. She isn't keen on dogs but may settle with a quiet older laid back male cat for company. Rosie is vaccinated, microchipped and very healthy.

Phone Gill on 01749 850660 to know more about Rosie's story.

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GLASTONBURY & WELLS 
CATS
PROTECTION
HELP WITH NEUTERING

 

The charity will offer vouchers to help with the neutering costs of cats whose owners are on low income or income support benefits.

The vouchers are worth £40 towards the cost of neutering a female cat and £25 towards a male.

Offer is open to residents in the Glastonbury, Wells, Street, Cheddar, and Shepton Mallet areas. Owners of pedigree cats are not eligible for vouchers.

Please contact one of the following volunteers to apply for your vouchers:

Gill on 01749 850660

Kim on 01458 833990

 

A NEUTERED CAT IS A HAPPY HEALTHY CAT
so be a responsible cat owner and phone for your voucher right away.

 

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