About us

From humble beginnings in 1927, Cats Protection has grown to become the UK’s leading feline welfare charity. We help around 200,000 cats and kittens every year through our national network of over 250 volunteer-run branches and 32 adoption centres. 


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Volunteer with cat

What we do

Our vision is a world where every cat is treated with kindness and an understanding of its needs. It’s an ambitious vision. However, we truly believe it can be achieved because of our passion, our professional approach and simply because cats are among the UK’s most popular companion pets.

Our Objectives

Cats Protection has simple and clear objectives to help cats:

Homing - Finding good homes for cats in need
Neutering - Supporting and encouraging the neutering of cats
Information - Improving people’s understanding of cats and their care.