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Adoption centre closed for remodelling

Exciting news!⁣ Cat Protection will be remodelling and installing brand new cat apartments, this means our adoption centre will be closed from Monday 29 April to Friday 3 May.

We will reopen for adoptions on Saturday 4 May.

This renovation will ensure our cats are happy and healthy in best-practice care while they are with us!⁣

Our welfare office and retail store will be open as normal during this time to answer your questions about cat care,

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Easter long weekend opening hours 2019

Thinking of visiting us over the Easter long weekend?

Make sure to check our opening hours before coming to meet your forever friend.

Good Friday 19 April

CLOSED

Easter Saturday 20 April

10am – 3:30pm

Easter Sunday 21 April

CLOSED

Easter Monday 22 April

11am – 2:30pm

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Australia Day 2019

Thinking of visiting us over the Australia Day long weekend?

Our adoption centre will be open:

Saturday 26 January     10am – 3.30pm

Sunday 27 January       10am – 2.30pm

Monday 28 January       11am – 2.30pm

Skip the barbeque and come meet Beasley instead!

*Please note our Op Shop will be closed on Saturday 26 and Monday 28 January.

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Holiday adoption centre opening hours

Thinking of visiting us over the festive season?

Make sure to check our adoption centre opening hours before coming to meet your forever friend.

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Good Neighbour Project wins Companion Animal Rescue Award

Cat Protection was honoured to receive an award in the inaugural Companion Animal Rescue Awards earlier in the year. Our Good Neighbour Project won the Community Education and Outreach Program category, we are very grateful to be given the opportunity to spread the message of responsible cat ownership to a wider audience and be recognised amongst so many wonderful rescue groups. Jiminy was thrilled with the news and even more excited to receive some of the amazing prizes.

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Notice of Nominations for Appointed Directors

Cat Protection Society of NSW Inc

AGM 3 November 2018

The following nominations have been received for the election of Appointed Directors, to be held at the AGM on 3 November 2018. Each nominee is eligible for election under the Constitution. There are two vacancies and two nominations:

  1. Petra Dobrijevic
  2. Guy Farrands
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Fabulous Felines Brooch Collection

This year we’re celebrating 60 years of caring for cats and to mark this momentous occasion, we ran a competition asking people to send in photos of their cat with something diamond related. We were dazzled by all the wonderful entries and asked our faithful Facebook friends to vote for their favourites.

We are super excited to reveal the winners and launch the Fabulous Felines collection, a very special and very sparkly set of limited-edition brooches celebrating our Diamond Anniversary!

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Draft new constitution for consideration by members

As members have been advised by post, Cat Protection is contemplating moving its incorporation from the auspices of the NSW Associations Incorporation Act and NSW Fair Trading to the federal Corporations Act and ASIC. The reason for this is that the NSW system is intended to cover smaller organisations and our operations and assets are considered too large. However, any decision to make such a change can only be made by members.

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Nine per cent increase in vaccinated pet cats in past year

At Cat Protection we are very pleased by the news from our latest Ipsos survey showing positive attitudes to responsible pet ownership.

The great news is that vaccination rates have increased by 9% in the past year.

Read our media release for more details.

For the full Ipsos survey click here.

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Senate inquiry – Regulatory approaches to ensure the safety of pet food

Late last month the Senate announced an inquiry into regulatory approaches to ensure the safety of pet food.

Cat Protection has made a submission which you can read here

If you wish to make a submission, you may do so directly via the inquiry homepage

Or you might wish to support CHOICE submission, more details of which can be found here

Submissions close on Friday 27 July 2018.

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