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Adopt-a-stray

**FOR A LIMITED TIME ONLY**

With International Homeless Animals’ Day coming up on 20 August – now is the purrfect time to welcome that friendly stray into your family!

To mark International Homeless Animals’ Day, we want to help more homeless cats off the streets and into homes by offering 50% off our ADOPT-A-STRAY program!

Book in by 20 August to get your new forever friend:

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Cats’ eyes

Eye issues are one of the most common problems vets see in cats on a day-to-day basis.
From a slight squint to more severe cases of conjunctivitis, our feline friend’s eyes often give us the first indication they are unwell with a viral infection.

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Join Team Kitty2Surf

Team Kitty2Surf is back for 2022 and we’re raising funds to save feline lives!

Join Team Kitty2Surf and run, walk or prowl this famous and breathtaking race on Sunday 14 August.

Why get involved?

Everyone loves a fun run! As a member of Team Kitty2Surf you will have an extra special spring in your step as you train and race because every dollar you raise and every kilometre you complete will help cats stay safe,

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World Day for Laboratory Animals

Today (April 24) marks World Day for Laboratory Animals – an international day of commemoration for animals in laboratories.

Cat Protection does not claim expertise in human medical research, but we do know that animals are sentient, deserve protection and respect, and to be given the chance to live their best life.

Research using animals is frequently cruel, frequently unnecessary, and rarely helpful to humans.

Cat Protection has a long history of opposition to needless experimentation and testing on animals and recently made a submission to the NSW Legislative Council’s Health Inquiry into the use of primates and other animals in medical research in New South Wales.

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Easter long weekend opening hours 2022

🐰🐣 Just a reminder for everyone thinking of visiting us over the Easter long weekend!!

Our Cat Boutique will be open for all your cat care essentials on Saturday 16 April and Monday 18 April.

Make sure to check our opening hours before coming in to pick up treats for your feline friend.

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NSW Animal Welfare Reform

Cat Protection acknowledges there’s been a great deal of work undertaken in the animal welfare reform process by the NSW Government over the past two years. We appreciate the opportunity to comment and the rounds of consultation during this process, noting it’s been difficult for those of us working in animal care to find the time to participate fully. Working with people and animals, our sector has faced additional challenges from the Covid-19 pandemic, but we look forward to further opportunities for input into the development of the reforms,

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Help stop puppy farming and cruel cat & dog breeding practices

If you want to stop puppy farming and cruel cat and dog breeding practices, can you send an email today?

In October 2021, Animal Justice Party MP Emma Hurst introduced a Bill to the NSW Legislative Council to regulate companion animal breeding and effectively stop “puppy farms”. That Bill was referred to a Select Committee on 24 November.

In November, the NSW Department of Primary Industries released a Consultation Paper “Licensing and regulation of cat and dog breeders” and is seeking public comment by 31 December 2021.

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Holiday Opening Hours

Thinking of visiting our Cat Boutique over the festive season?

Make sure to check our opening hours.

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Researchers find link between animal abuse and intimate partner violence

Cat Protection-funded research published in the journal Aggression and Violent Behaviour has shed light on the link between intimate partner violence and animal abuse. The systematic review of 30 studies looked at the association between animal abuse and intimate partner violence, the motivation for targeting animals, and the impact animal abuse has on victim survivors.

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Merry Meowmas Raffle

You have the chance to win one of 30 prizes purrfect for merry moggies and the people who love them!

Single tickets are only $5 OR five tickets for $20 OR a book of fifteen tickets for $50

Help us to care for our cats and kittens while they wait for their forever home and buy your tickets today.

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