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Thank you for joining us

Thank you to everyone who was able to join us in paying tribute to Dr Alice Noe-Nordberg, Sandy Moss and the team of Concord Animal Hospital. We thoroughly enjoyed the luncheon at Parliament House and were overwhelmed to see so many old friends.

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Vote for Cat Protection

Cat Protection has been nominated in two separate categories in this year’s Best of Sydney Awards.

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You’re invited to be a part of our future

The Cat Protection Society of NSW has been at the forefront of feline care since 1958.

We led the way with early-age desexing and we’re Sydney’s first (and only) no-kill shelter just for cats. A member of International Cat Care, we’re devoted to best-practice feline care and shelter medicine, and we invite you to help us reach the next level..

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Please beware of scammers

Sadly there are sham websites that purport to take donations for charities when they are not authorised to do so. They can look quite sophisticated and often have taken logos and images from the real charities’ sites. Where we’ve been aware of them, we’ve reported them, but they can pop up again and if they’re based outside Australia local agencies can’t take action against them.

Cat Protection has ONLY authorised donations to be made to us via
Give Now
Everyday Hero
and our own website

No other website is authorised by us to collect donations on our behalf.

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How to make your new pet comfortable

Sydney Morning Herald, Thursday 30 May 2013
Article by Lissa Christopher

Ideally, a kitten will spend the first 12 weeks of life with its mother. Poor little Cake had only four.

He was presented to the Cat Protection Society as a stray, his mother’s whereabouts unknown. Tiny, vulnerable and in need of the sort of comfort only a mother cat can provide, Cake then tried to suckle the warm but milkless bodies of other kittens – any nearby kitten would do.

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Lost lizard saved by cat lovers

It turns out cats are not the only ones who need rescuing around the inner-city.

A dazed lizard found outside the Cat Protection Society’s shelter in Newtown last month was in need of help. Feline services manager, Nerida Atkin was called and a rescue team was promptly sent out to capture the bearded dragon.

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Last chance for you to speak up for cats and dogs

Background
In May 2011, the NSW Government established the Companion Animals Taskforce to inquire into euthanasia rates of cats and dogs and other issues such as puppy farms, and to advise on strategies to improve companion animal welfare.  A draft report was released for public comment in May 2012 and more than 1,400 submissions were received. In addition, the Taskforce was asked to consider the management of dangerous dogs. The Taskforce met with a number of experts,

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Save lives – stand up for pets in strata

As urban density increases, the number of homes that are ‘pet-friendly’ is shrinking and many strata schemes impose blanket bans on pets. This is increasing the number of pets surrendered to pounds and shelters and reducing the number of pets adopted. It is heartbreaking for people and it can be fatal for their pets.

You can make a difference!

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Feline Friends

Feline Friends is a collection of real-life stories and captivating photographs that will delight, amaze and deeply touch anyone who has ever spent time with a cat.

This book celebrates the beauty, elegance and incredible capacity for love of that most selective of pets – the cat! Above all, it shows us why cats matter and why our lives are richer when they share the journey with us.

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Companion Animals – have your say!

The NSW Government has released the Companion Animals Taskforce discussion paper and submissions will be accepted until 1 July 2012.

The paper and on-line submission form are available here

We urge everyone who cares about animal welfare to consider this report and take the time to give feedback – our animal friends need you to speak up for them.

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