News

Below you'll find the latest news from Telford & District Branch:

Air Gun petition

07 May 2018

Cats Protection air gun petition – 100k signatures needed, please help us get there! Cats Protection is urgently asking all supporters to sign our petition calling on the UK Government to introduce air gun licensing in England and Wales to help us reach our 100,000 signature goal. Currently, air guns in England and Wales are unlicensed. This means people intent on cruelty can legally get their hands on these lethal weapons. Without licensing, it is very difficult for the police to track ...

Spring is here !

07 May 2018

Spring is finally here and it’s the ideal time to make your garden look glorious. However, if you’ve got a cat roaming around, you’ll need to be mindful of what you’re planting. Some beautiful blooms can be poisonous to felines, including lilies, chrysanthemums and marigolds. To help you keep your cat safe, we’ve put together a handy guide showing what plants to avoid, what poisoning symptoms to look out for in your cat, and what you should do if you think ...

APGOCATS

07 May 2018

The first All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on cats dedicated to improving feline welfare was launched at Westminster in March. The group, called APGOCATS, is made up of MPs and Peers with the support of Cats Protection and Battersea Dogs & Cats Home. Maria Caulfield MP, who was elected Chair, said: “As a cat owner myself, I’m very pleased to have been elected Chair of a group which recognises the important role cats play in many people’s lives, and which will work ...