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Kristina Vesk awarded OAM

Congratulations to our CEO Kristina Vesk who was awarded a Medal of the Order of Australia for services to Animal Welfare. We are so proud that Kristina’s dedication and hard work for all our feline friends has been recognised, we are practically purring! A true champion for cats everywhere!!!

For local Honours list click here

Kristina

 

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In the Media – Thanks Kate!

16-17 January 2016, Sydney Morning Herald – Spectrum

My Secret Sydney

Kate Mulvany was kind enough to share her experience of Cat Protection saying, “They take such care of the cats and they really make sure the cats go to the right owners. It’s a beautiful place to spend time with a lot of felines that are looking for some love.”

Thanks Kate and lots of kitty cuddles for Bowie and Heisenberg!

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Christmas Trading Hours

WELFARE OFFICE:

Thurs 24 December (Christmas Eve): 9am-2pm

Fri 25, Sat 26, Sun 27 & Mon 28 December: CLOSED

Tues 29 & Wed 30 December: 9am-4pm

Thurs 31 December: 9am-2pm

Fri 1, Sat 2, Sun 3 January; CLOSED

Re-open normal trading hours from Mon 4 January

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Christmas Appeal 2015

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Listen to 2GB Podcast

You might not have been up at 2am on Saturday when 2GB’s wonderful Susie Elelman interviewed Cat Protection about kitten season, the importance of desexing and “chatted cat” with listeners, but not to worry, you can listen to the podcast here! Thanks for being a fantastic friend to felines, Susie!  

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Notice of Nominations for Appointed Directors

NOTICE OF NOMINATIONS FOR APPOINTED DIRECTORS
CAT PROTECTION SOCIETY OF NSW INC
AGM 7 NOVEMBER 2015

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Ending on a high note

After a few setbacks during the past financial year, Cat Protection is pleased to report a number of accomplishments to end the 2014-15 financial year on a high note.

Adoption centre reopens
Repairs and renovations to our adoption centre were completed and the adult cats have returned to 103 Enmore Road. Once again, we are able to accept surrenders and continue to find loving homes for cats in need … because every cat deserves a loving and responsible home.

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Satellite adoption facilities

We know that people are busy and traffic is congested, so coming
to Newtown isn’t appealing to everyone (but that said, when you’re
choosing a friend for life, a few hours of your time is a good investment!).

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Have your say: animal breeding practices in NSW

You may be aware that the NSW Parliament has established a Joint Select Committee to inquire into and report on companion animal breeding practices in NSW, in particular issues around limits to the number of animals allowed to be kept by breeders, a breeders’ licensing system and sales of dogs and cats in pet shops. The Committee is calling for public submissions; details on the terms of reference and how to make a submission can be found at the NSW Parliament website.

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In the media: Storm catches cats out

19 May 2015 Inner West Courier – Inner City Edition
Storm catches cats out

Inner West Courier article  on Cat Protection and the ANZAC Day storm

CATS are renowned for their dislike of water and loud noise, so the hailstorm that swept across the city on Anzac Day caused havoc at the Cat Protection Society of NSW in Newtown.

The situation deteriorated as water began to build up on the roof and cause some serious damage,

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