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PUB QUIZ

18 January 2015

PUB QUIZ Hi everyone, we had a fabby night at the pub quiz at the Plough in Forfar on Friday night.  We had ten teams and raised £240 which was absolutely super and a brilliant start to our fundraising in 2015.  We had two raffles, an ordinary one and we did a 50/50 raffle which had been suggested by our previous fundraiser Marlene.  Both were very successful and we cannot thank our supporters enough for coming along on such a bitterly cold night, some from as far away as Kirriemuir!  This is ...

CAT FOSTERERS

16 November 2014

As a fosterer, you will be directly helping cats and kitten in need, giving them hands on care, and working with others to rehome them, ultimately providing them with a second chance of a happy and healthy life. You will provide temporary care and accommodation to stray, abandoned or injured cats in purpose built cat pens in your garden/outside space or in an adapted spare room in your home.  Cats Protection will provided everything required to care for the cats and kittens and there are no ...

FUNDRAISING EVENTS ORGANISER

16 November 2014

We are looking for an experienced fundraising volunteer or someone who has experience of fundraising, who will be able to help us raise funds to ensure that we can continue to care for all the cats and kittens in our care. As a Fundraising Events Organiser, you will play a key role in co-ordinating, motivating and supporting local volunteers in raising those all important funds.  Cats in our care rely heavily on the generous donations from people who love ...

DIDN'T WE DO WELL!

25 October 2014

We had a very successful coffee morning on Saturday 25 October and we raised a whopping £750! Our raffle and tombola stalls were a huge success, our cake and candy stall was fab-u-lous (tablet - yummy)and the kiddies loved having their faces painted, as did one or two big kids. It was great fun and all the pussy cats and kittens in our care want to say a humungous thank you to everyone who came along to support us, who donated prizes, cakes, plants and everything else. This is our best coffee ...

PRIZE BINGO NIGHT

30 August 2014

An amazingly successful prize bingo night was held on 19 August at the British Legion in Forfar.  We managed to raise slightly over £500 which is a wonderful amount and will do so much to help all the cats and kittens in our care.  We would like to thank everyone who helped with the event, especially the ladies at the Legion and thanks also to those who donated prizes for the bingo and for our raffle.  And especially thanks to all who came along to support the event and helped us in our ...

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED!!!!

30 June 2014

HELP! Cats Protection, Forfar & District Branch, has been open since August 2013. We have homed many cats and kittens and have assisted many people to get their cats neutered. But it isn’t enough. We want to do more and to do that, we need YOU! We are looking for fundraising volunteers to help us help as many cats and kittens as we can, and we are also looking for good quality bric-a-brac, accessories, books, unwanted gifts etc to help us raise funds at events. We need people to help out at ...

Cats and TB - Media statement from Cats Protection

28 April 2014

Following news today of two people developing tuberculosis (TB) after contact with a cat infected with ‘Mycobacterium bovis’ (M. bovis), UK charity Cats Protection is keen to reassure people that the risk of contracting the disease from their pet is minimal. Information from Public Health England states that M. bovis is still uncommon in cats and the risk to public is “very low.” Many cats which have Mycobacterial infections have spontaneously-resolving ...