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Feral Cat Rescue: 4mins to change your mind

12 April 2017

Feral cat handed in to us less than a month ago. We were told he had been living as a feral for several years, being fed in a town centre by a kindly older couple who couldn’t get near him. This poor tom did arrive very timid and frightened (usual hissing & spitting etc), but […]

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2017 ‘Happy Ever After’ calendar

25 September 2016

Our NEW 2017 ‘Happy Ever After’ calendar, featuring our very own charity rescue ‘tails’, is OUT NOW! so if you were one of the dozens of entries we received you can see if your puss was one of the lucky 13 chosen as our calendar cuties. Congratulations to all our feline winners, and thank you […]

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2016 Sponsored Walk 3/9, all invited for gentle fundraiser

25 July 2016

If you like walking and would like to help raise funds for our charity, volunteers are organising a gentle local walk around Market Weighton in the autumn. You can either arrange your own sponsors to raise as much money as possible, or just pay a donation of £5 to participate. The walk is quite easy, but across fields […]

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Celebrating Volunteers Week 1-12 June: Angela’s story

4 June 2016

WE’RE CELEBRATING ‪#‎volunteersweek 1-12 June, and sharing one volunteer’s experiences of helping us out as a cat carer at the South Cave cattery… Meet Angela! Q: Why did you volunteer for C4C? When I retired from work I had time to give to volunteering. Having always got my cats from the wonderful CfC homing centre and seen […]

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Steve Worth pictured with his 2016 London Marathon medal

London Marathon runner fundraises £1092

28 April 2016

CONGRATULATIONS TO dedicated cat carer & runner Steve Worth who finished the London Marathon in the top 6% with a fantastic time of 3:03:45, placed 2448 out of 39,140 (& incidentally beating astronaut Tim Peake whose time was 3:35 on a treadmill). Steve’s fundraising page also broke the magic £1000 barrier and is currently nestling […]

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Rescue story: Elsa, our miracle special-needs kitten

11 April 2016

This miracle baby, who is now pretty as a picture, was handed into our vets as a lone kitten near death. Only around 8-10 weeks old, she was suffering with the most severe conjunctivitis and ‘cat flu’ infection any of us had ever seen (photos too graphic). Given little chance of surviving by experienced vets, the […]

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2017 Calendar Photo Competition open

18 March 2016

The “2017 Caring for Cats Calendar” Photo Competition is open to anyone who has ever adopted a rescue cat or kitten from the charity. Share your favourite feline photo and help more rescue cats in Yorkshire & Humber. We are looking for photos of cats of all ages, colours, and sizes and in their most […]

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£600 cash reward to catch Market Weighton cat shooter

13 February 2016

A £600 reward is being offered for information leading to the successful prosecution of the person responsible for shooting a feral cat with an air gun in Market Weighton. Local charity Caring for Cats was contacted this week by a worried resident and cat-owner, offering a reward of £500 to help catch the attacker. A […]

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London Marathon sponsors needed for Ginger Nut appeal

11 February 2016

Dedicated volunteer, cat carer and runner Steve Worth is once again running the London Marathon in April 2016. This year he is donating all funds raised towards our appeal for Ginger Nut the injured feral cat that had been the victim of a callous air gun attack. Steve has been caring for feral cats since […]

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Injured feral male cat had been shot in the head twice

Air gun attack on feral cat in Market Weighton

5 February 2016

UPDATE 24/2/16: Very sad news… after 2 weeks in ICU our vets took the sad decision to put GINGER NUT to sleep yesterday. Vet Zosia and the Swanbridge team did their utmost to save him, treating a complex bladder problem following his major surgery. With heavy heart Zosia told us fluid had begun collecting in his […]

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