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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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Volunteer Function 2015

The annual Cat Protection Volunteer’s Party coincides with National Volunteers Week and on Saturday 16 May, we met to celebrate and applaude our volunteers from across all roles and the invaluable support they provide.

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Storm damage to our shelter

The hailstorm that wreaked havoc across Sydney on ANZAC Day caused some flooding and damage to our adoption centre and other areas of our building.

All of the cats and kittens are perfectly safe, however, as a precaution we have evacuated the cats from the front section of the building to vet clinics and boarding facilities until the full extent of the damage can be assessed and all necessary repairs are made, which could take some time due to the high demand these services are experiencing.

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ANZAC Day 2015

Our adoption centre will be open for adoptions with reduced hours this ANZAC Day, Saturday 25 April 2015 – 12-3.30pm.

Gallipoli nurse with kitten mascot, born in the trenches.
anzacsite.gov.au 

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Easter Long Weekend 2015

Before you visit Cat Protection this Easter long weekend, please see our hours below to ensure we are able to assist you.

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Black Cat Friday with Kyle and Jackie O

Cat Protection kittens, Ben & Jerry, helped KIIS FM stars Kyle and Jackie O to debunk some silly superstitions this Friday the 13th morning.

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Cuddle for a Cause – continued

As the NSW shelter partner for the UberKittens promotion, Cat Protection received extensive media coverage to promote adoptions – which also provided the purrrfect platform to inform the public on the importance of desexing – something Cat Protection has been passionate about for more than 50 years.

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