CAT OF THE WEEK – Logan

Logan is a stunning 7yo who is everthing you could want in a feline family member, he is an affectionate smoocher that does not have a nasty bone in his body.He loves everyone including other felines, we don’t understand why he has not been adopted! Logan is FIV+ so needs to be an indoor only guy. Come and meet him at the shelter or give us a ring on 8457 6500 for more information.

 

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Knitting 4 Kittens

The clients at Banyule City Council’s Older Adult Social Support Program meet weekly and have started a wonderful project called “Knitting 4 Kittens”. The group are knitting blankets for our cats and kittens and they came in today with their first delivery, and to spend some time with our feline friends.  The group thoroughly enjoyed knitting for a purpose and said it was fabulous to be given the opportunity to interact with the cats.  CPS really appreciate their thoughtfulness and meeting the group. We look forward to their next visit and thank them very much.

 

 

 

THANK YOU VICE GRIP ART!

We are so excited to announce Vice Grip Art will be raffling a print of our gorgeous “Lady” along with magnets of her stunning face, created for the Cat Lovers Show 8th & 9th September at the Exhibition  Buildings in Carlton.  Vice Grip Art are donating all profits from the raffle and magnet sales to the Cat Protection Society!

Lady was a resident at the hostel until the move into the portable accommodation when we decided that it was best for her to find her own forever home, which she did with a previous employee.

Please visit Vice Grip Art (Stand No AW04)  check out their unique, animal themed art, craft and accessories, with products like prints, stickers, magnets, pencil cases and much more! And buy some raffle tickets and magnets of our gorgeous Lady.

 

 

 

 

 

 

CAT OF THE WEEK – Victoria

Victoria is a stunning 4yo who would love a quiet home with no other pets or children. She is shy and timid when you meet her, but once she gets to know you she is easy going and very affectionate. Come and meet this beautiful lady or give a call on 8457 6500 for more information on her.

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CAT OF THE WEEK – Buster I’VE BEEN ADOPTED!

Buster is a delightful 16yo lady who thinks age is just a number and takes no notice if it. She is still very full of life, love and affection. She is fine with cat friendly dogs and other cats, and older children. Young children as a bit to noisy and busy for our Lady of the Manor. Buster deserves a special home to live out her golden years.

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CAT OF THE WEEK – Sophia

Sophia is very sweet 8yo lady who is a little shy and needs a bit of time to get to know you and trust you. Sophia’s human passed away and she does not understand why she is in an unfamiliar place and not curled up in her home. She is friendly and social and would be perfect in a quiet home.
Sophia is currently in Foster Care for a rest from the hustle and bustle at the Shelter. Please give us a call on 8457 6500 to arrange meeting this beautiful lady.

Cat Lovers Show

2 MONTHS TO THE CAT LOVERS SHOW!

Saturday 8th & Sunday 9th September @ Royal Exhibition Building, Carlton.

The show is an entire weekend devoted to our favourite creatures CATS!

CPS will of course be there, we have a stand next to the Cat Café with information on our cats, toys for your cat, scratching posts for your cat, beds for your cat and CPS branded merchandise for you. We will also have a stand in the Adoption Zone where you just might find your next feline family member to adopt.

Book your tickets early and save, just follow the link below.
https://catloversshow.com.au/melbourne/

 

CAT OF THE WEEK – Tinsel

Tinsel is a quiet 1yo girl, who can be a little shy, once you win her over she does like to have a chat and is happy to be told how beautiful she is. A quiet home and some love will bring this gorgeous girl out of her shell.

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CAT OF THE WEEK – Andre

Andre is a stunning boy who has stunning green eyes that will melt your heart! Andre has come a long way since being with us, he is now very comfortable when meeting new humans. He is a smoochy chilled out man who likes his food!

Andre is FIV+ which is not a reason to overlook him.

About FIV in Cats –
FIV cats live many years without any health problems. FIV cannot be transmitted to humans, dogs or other pets. FIV can only be transmitted to other cats through deep blood-drawing bite wounds. He must be an indoor cat only to reduce any possibility of him being attacked or fighting with another cat.

Come and meet him, fall in love with him and our staff will give you all the information you need on FIV in cats.

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CAT OF THE WEEK – TC

TC is an affectionate chilled out 2YO boy with a wonderful disposition. When TC came to us X-rays confirmed he had a fractured pelvis. TC would need strict confinement/cage rest for at least 6-8 weeks for fractures to heal. Unfortunately his owner was unable to provide the necessary care for him. In the best interest of all concerned (especially TC) he was surrendered back to us so he could recover and be re-adopted. He has been x-rayed again to check on the healing of the pelvis and everything looks really good.

TC will be a conditional adoption – he needs to go to and indoor only household with adults and older children. He may be prone to arthritis down the track and may always have a weakness in the back area. But he is doing everything normally again, as you can see he has no issue using a scratching post which he loves.

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Keep you Cat Safe and Support CPS with a Classic Pet Enclosure

 

Support CPS and keep your feline friend/s safe by purchasing an enclosure from Classic Pet Enclosures.

Contact Classic Pet Enclosures and let them know you that you got their details or pamphlet from us prior to purchase and they will donate 10% of all purchases over $200.00 to CPS.   It’s a WIN for your feline family member, a WIN for CPS and a WIN for your wallet!

There are many reasons why you should keep your cats contained. Contrary to popular belief, it is not cruel to keep your cats contained; in fact, cats generally feel more secure and happy in a contained environment. It is safer for them, and safer for native wildlife.  You will always know where your cat is, you will save on veterinary costs as they are safe from attack from other animals and fighting with other cats.

Why you should contain your cat –

  • Exposure to feline AIDS from fighting
  • Being hit by a car
  • Animal traps
  • Poisoning, accidental or intentional
  • Complaints and threats from neighbours
  • Rain, wind and cold, harsh winters
  • Loneliness and fear
  • Getting caught in a car engine or a garage
  • Getting collar hung on fences etc.
  • Being stolen and used for dog bait or as another families pet
  • Exposure to disease from other animals, and

CRUELTY FROM STRANGERS

 

Classic Pet Enclosures Flyer 2018

Note: Excludes Delivery, Installation, and Sale items

 

 

 

CPS 2019 Calendar Competition

We all know my cat is the cutest, quirkiest, funniest, most photogenic cat out there, right?

Well now you have a chance to PROVE your cat’s the cutest, quirkiest, funniest, most photogenic cat out there, by entering the Cat Protection Society of Victoria’s 2019 Cat Calendar competition.

We’re looking for your feline friend to feature in our official 2019 Calendar. Your cat must have been adopted from CPS, and we want the photo to express your cats’ individuality and character. Have fun with it. Get creative.

All entries will be considered, as long as they comply with the terms and conditions (below).

The best photos will go into the Calendar and immortalise your cat in glory and honour for evermore.

Entry Closes: 31st July 2018

Send your entries to media@catprotection.com.au with the subject heading: Cat Calendar 2019.

Terms and Conditions

Your Photo;

  • 2 pictures maximum per entrant
  • High resolution
  • Images must be print quality in a TIF or JPEG format
  • Landscape format only

Must include;

  • Your name
  • Cat/s name and age
  • When you adopted
  • What you love about your cat/s or something quirky your cat does (50 words maximum)

BOARD POSITIONS NFP VETERINARY CLINIC AND ANIMAL SHELTER

 

The Cat Protection Society of Victoria is seeking Directors for its Board. If being part of a skills based board is something that will challenge and reward you then the Society would welcome your expression of interest.

The Cat Protection Society has been a vocal advocate for cat welfare for over 70 years, and been instrumental in changing Government policy in regard to responsible pet ownership. Our Vision is that all domestic cats are valued and respected as companion animals. Our Mission is to successfully rehome as many cats as possible. Education of the community in regard to responsible cat ownership is an enabling strategy.

The Cat Protection Society of Victoria is currently seeking Board Members who would be willing to work towards attaining the Society’s Vison and enabling its Mission.

In addition to the prime responsibility of the Board to maintain proper governance and to ensure compliance, the Board requires the following competencies.

  • Fundraising
  • Finance, Audit and Risk
  • Marketing
  • Animal welfare and veterinary services
  • Board structure, function, renewal and evaluation

Board Members are not remunerated for their services.

Please contact the Society’s CEO Ian Crook.

ceo@catprotection.com.au

Office: 84576505 Mobile: 0417526667

Foster Information Session Saturday 30th June 2018

Have you thought about Fostering, but not sure if it’s right for you? Come to our Foster Information Session and find out.

Date: Saturday 30th June 2018
Time: 12.30pm to 2.30pm
Location: Watsonia Library Meeting

We are looking to grow our foster network and need your help.

Some of the animals entering shelters need a little extra help before they are ready for adoption and their new forever homes. They may be too young, unwell, recovering from surgery, or may need training to improve their behaviour. Our foster care program helps these animals recover in a home environment until they’re ready to enter adoption.

If you’re aged over 18 years and have a passion for animal care – you could be the next addition to our foster family! We will provide everything you need including lots of support from our Foster Care Officers.

Place are limited so please get in quick to reserve your seat via email foster@catprotection.com.au or call 8457 6500.

 

Do you have Blankets and Towels you don’t need?

It’s officially Winter and that’s the best time to clean out the Linen cupboard of all the towels and blankets you really don’t need anymore, and we would LOVE to take them off your hands! We are running very low on bedding to keep our felines cozy.
You can drop them into us at 200 Elder Street, Greensborough,  Monday to Friday 10am-4pm and on weekends 10am-3pm. Of course to say thankyou your more than welcome to a feline cuddly or better yet ADOPT!
But please no doona’s or pillows, they are a nightmare to wash!!