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4 tiny kittens being hand-reared by super Liz (05/09/13)

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Introducing a new cat to a resident cat

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NEUTERING

It is Cats Protection policy to promote that cats should be neutered/spayed at approximately five/six months. Sometimes people believe neutering is unfair to the individual cat. However, there are in fact clear benefits to cats from neutering:

  • In female cats the risk of mammary (breast) cancer is greatly reduced if a cat is spayed, as is the risk of pyometra, a potentially life threatening infection of the womb.

  • Male neutered cats are less likely to wander, thus reducing the risk of road traffic accidents. In addition they are at a lesser risk of getting into fights with other cats during which fatal diseases may be transmitted such as FIV (Feline Immunodeficiency Virus) and FELV (Feline Leukaemia Virus)

  • Neutering also greatly reduces the chance of the cat spraying in the home, thus reducing stress for the owners and increasing the cat’s chances of being a loved and wanted family member.

Further information about neutering can be found in this handy Cats Protection Neutering guide.

GLASGOW BRANCH NEUTERING CAMPAIGN

Cats Protection is pleased to be able to announce the launch of a £5 Neutering Campaign in Greater Glasgow. Owners residing in postcodes G, and PA1-17 can have their cat neutered for £5 (routine neutering only) if they receive state benefit or are in a low household income. Long term stray cats, where exhaustive efforts have been made to find an owner and the cat has been in the area for more than 2 months, can also be neutered under the scheme.

Owners should contact their local vet and ask if they are participating. Alternatively, our call centre will be able to advise which practices are on board, on 0845 873 4784.

For further information please click here.

CAMPAIGNS WE SUPPORT

Cats Protection Glasgow Branch supports cat welfare causes being championed by our friends and cat care allies. We would appreciate if you could lend your support to the following important campaigns - click on the links below for more information and details on how you can help.










    BRANCH HISTORY

    To find out more about the history of Cats Protection Glasgow Branch, click here or on the 'Branch History' link in the left-hand sidebar.

    CAT CARE

    Do you have a questions about how to look after your cat or about your cat's medical condition? Then have a look at a range of helpful essential and veterinary guides - click here or on the 'Cat Care' link in the left-hand sidebar.

    RAINBOW BRIDGE

    We've all loved cats that are sadly no longer with us and sometimes it helps to share our grief with our friends. So we've put together a webpage, called Rainbow Bridge, containing dedications to former felines who will live on in our hearts.

    If you would like to feature a deceased cat on the cat remembrance section of this website then please get in touch by phone, email or contact form (details cat be found in the 'Contact Us' section of this website). There is no charge associated with adding a cat to the cat rememberance webpage, However, if you would like to make a donation to the branch in memory of your beloved pussycat (to help cats in our care) then please see the 'Support Us' webpage for details on how to do this.

    To see tributes to cats cared for by Cats Protection Glasgow Branch and our friends, click here or on the 'Rainbow Bridge' link in the left-hand sidebar.

    SPONSOR A CAT

    Although we are able to find homes for most of our cats, some (fortunately very few) are too old, too frail or simply too frightened for normal rehoming. As our policy is to never put a healthy cat to sleep, we find special homes in Glasgow for these cats so that they can live out their lives in safety and security. To find out more about how to sponsor one (or more!) of our wonderful long-term care cat, click here or on the 'Sponsor a Cat' link in the left-hand sidebar.

    SUCCESS STORIES

    It's brilliant when we're able to find new homes for cats in our care. Or when we're able to reunited lost cats with their (frantic!) carers. And we love to tell you about it! To read about some of these successes, click here or on the 'Success Stories' link in the left-hand sidebar.