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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 at
145, High Street, Street BA16 0EX 
WILL BE ONE YEAR OLD ON NOVEMBER 30th 2017

WE LOVE OUR SHOP AND THE STAFF WHO WORK SO HARD TO RAISE MONEY FOR THE HOMELESS CATS IN OUR AREA.

We would like to thank everyone who supports our shop by supplying things to sell and spending money in the shop. The shop is funded by the local branch and be assured that all profits go directly to helping the Somerset cats to a better life. What can be better than that.

 

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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 DIGIT

Digit

Digit is a handsome 9/10 year old female who is neutered and microchipped and knows her own mind. She needs a new home because her owners, who have had her since a kitten are emigrating.

She can be an affectionate cat when it suits her but is also quite independent and comfortable in her own company. She certainly doesn't want a lot of fussing. We wouldn't describe her as a lap cat however when she does decide to sit on a lap she usually prefers a male lap.

If you are looking for a cuddly lap cat DON'T PICK DIGIT. But if you are a busy person who just wants a furry friend to chat to, feed and just be around then she is the perfect cat for you. Very low maintenance.

Digit would be happiest in a quiet home without young children and as the only cat.

Please phone Tina on 01458 835179 to offer Digit a home.

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GLASTONBURY & WELLS 
CATS PROTECTION

HELP WITH NEUTERING

 

Our charity can offer vouchers towards the cost of neutering cats belonging to people on benefit or income support.

The vouchers are worth £40 towards the cost of neutering a female and £25 for 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

Julia on 01749 677801

 

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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