The Clare Foundation supports Chiltern Cats Protection with £1,000 grant
Chiltern Cats Protection Paws Protect Service
The Clare Foundation has given a grant of £1,000 to the Chiltern Cats Protection to fund their Paws Protect service. This service understands that survivors face many barriers when leaving an abusive situation. The service exists to enable people to leave for safety knowing that their cat will be looked after in a loving home, until they are able to be reunited. Paws Protect is run by an experienced woman-only team, who take referrals, collect cats, and arrange foster placements through a wonderful network of dedicated volunteers.
The service is completely confidential to ensure safety for owners, volunteers and cats. While it is not possible for the owner to visit their cat while they are being fostered, the Paws Protect team visit the fosterer on a regular basis and provide monthly updates to the owner.
The service is completely free to owners, with all costs including vet treatments covered.
The Chiltern Branch was recently able to help two cats and their owner through the Paws Protect service. We incurred costs for cat food and cat litter, vaccinations and flea and worm treatments.
A message from Sue Macdonald, Chiltern Branch Coordinator
“A grant of £1,000 will allow us to continue to support families fleeing domestic abuse and their cats and we are grateful for your generous offer to help fund the Paws Protect service”.
About Cats Protection
The Chiltern Branch is the local volunteer-run branch of the national charity – CatsProtection, the UK’s leading feline welfare charity, which helps around 200,000 cats and kittens every year through its national network of over 230 volunteer-run branches and 30 adoption centres.
The charity’s vision is a world where every cat is treated with kindness and an understanding of its needs.
The charity’s three key aims are:
1. To help stray and unwanted cats and kittens, rehabilitating and rehoming them where possible.
2. To encourage the neutering of all cats and kittens.
3. To inform the public about the care of cats and kittens.
The Branch works in postcode areas HP5, HP16-23, HP27, OX9 and OX39 and is involved in many aspects of cat care: fostering cats and kittens waiting to be rehoused, helping with feral colonies and providing neutering vouchers to people on low incomes or benefits.
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