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Fundraising appeal for special needs cat ‘Jelly’

10 April 2013

Jelly is a young special needs puss with neurological problems. This fundraising appeal aims to find 30 caring people to sponsor him at £5/month over a year to help fund his essential veterinary treatment. Be as special as this brave little cat (and his dedicated fosterer), watch our short video and please sponsor him today! Jelly’s story… […]

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Badly injured stray rescued from Hull city centre

17 December 2012

Caring for Cats is appealing for donations to help homeless and stray animals in the region after rescuing a badly injured cat from Hull city centre. The black and white cat was found starving and with a badly dislocated hind leg. Despite its terrible injury and severely weakened state the cat was friendly, and taken […]

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Charity features in “Your Cat” magazine

29 July 2012

Read our feature article ‘Diary of an unsung hero’ in the popular national magazine Your Cat –  Your cat July2012 (PDF) ‘Diary of an unsung hero’ – overview Steve Marshall is co-founder and treasurer of Caring for Cats Yorkshire & Humber – winner of the Best Cat Rescue Centre category at the national Wetnose Animal Rescue […]

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New wing opened at charity’s Homing Centre

22 July 2012

New facilities at our Homing Centre in Market Weighton were opened on Sunday 22nd July by David Rear from Pets at Home, with Rose Atkin (pictured left), Andrea Mitchell, Steve Marshall and Linda Faulkner from the charity. Extending our cattery accommodation by six more double pens, the new wing has been made possible in part […]

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Rescue story video: Twiggy the Ragdoll

2 April 2012

Emaciated and only days from death, a Ragdoll adult female cat is handed in to Caring for Cats by a van driver who had found her in a layby. Watch her story on the video below. We can only go on admitting cats that need emergency veterinary care thanks to donations from the animal-loving public […]

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Caring for Cats wins national award “Best Cat Rescue”

9 March 2012

Caring for Cats has won the award for Best Cat Rescue Centre at the national Wetnose Animal Rescue Awards 2012, billed as the green carpet animal event of the year. Charity founders Rose Atkin and Steve Marshall attended the ceremony in London on 9th March to accept the award and help publicise the exceptional work […]

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Rescue story: Tufty’s sad tale…

4 February 2012

We will never know who Tufty belonged to; we ran her photograph and story in the local press but never found her owner. In May of 2005, this tragic, hungry and emaciated cat was found wandering in the Market Weighton area by a kind lady who secured her overnight and alerted our charity. We receive phone […]

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Rescue story: Precious the injured semi-feral stray

2 January 2012

The Story of ‘Precious’ – by her longterm foster Mum Precious, a young black and white cat, was found wandering in Bridlington with an injured leg. She must have also had an accident in the past as she has a bit of a limp and jumping is always going to be a bit of a […]

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Rescue story: Timmy the grey tabby ‘feral’ tom

30 December 2011

Timmy was a very timid boy who had been seen as a stray, living on the street for a long time before he was caught and brought to us. It broke our hearts to see this beautiful cat who wanted to be loved but was now so nervous of humans; who can guess at the […]

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