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!!

The Cat Lovers Show September 2018

The Cat Lovers Show is coming to Melbourne!

The show is two full days all about our favourite creatures CATS. We have two stands at the show. At stand 198 next to the Cat Café we will have staff ready willing and able to talk all things feline, and we will have cat toys, beds, scratching posts, our CPS branded merchandise and more available.

Our second stand is in the Adoption Zone where you just might find your next feline family member to adopt!

Mark the dates in your calendar this will be the feline event of the year!

MEET APPLE

Could this magnificent lady be the “Apple” of your eye?

Apple is 11 years old and looks amazing for her age! She is a friendly affectionate chatty lady when she knows you, she will need the time to trust you.
She can be unpredictable if she is nervous or feeling uneasy. She does not like being picked up, but if she is comfortable with you and her surrounding she does like to sit on your lap. Apple hates other cats but quite happy with the company of a cat friendly dog. Apple would love a quiet home without children.

Apple is a conditional adoption, as she is on a prescription diet. The staff will be happy to explain all the details if you are interested in giving this beautiful senior a home.

   

WE ARE JUST ABOUT POPPING OUR PORTABLES WITH CATS AND KITTENS!!!!

With every Adult adoption from now to Sunday 27th May you will receive-

  • Adults 1-6yo a FREE Scratching Post valued $33.00
  • Adults 7yo+ a FREE Starter Kit containing a Litter Tray, Double Bowl, Bag of Litter & 2kg Bag of Hills Dry Food valued $55.00

We have some beautiful cats and kittens waiting for their forever homes, now is the time to add a gorgeous feline to your home. If you can’t adopt please share, let’s make it our mission to find them all the homes they deserve!

We are open Monday to Friday 10am to 4pm, Weekends 10am-3pm

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Million Paws Walk 2018

This coming Sunday 20th May, CPS will be at the Million Paws Walk at the beautiful Yan Yean Reservoir. If you don’t have a dog you can still come and meet some of the CPS team and go for a walk around the Reservoir. Walk starts at 8.30am – 12.00noon.

NOTIFICATION OF ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING 2018

Notice is hereby given that the 2018 Annual General Meeting of the Cat Protection Society of Victoria will be held on Wednesday 23rd May 2018, commencing at 7.30pm in the Conference Room at Phoenix Park, 22 Rob Roy Road, Malvern East 3145.

Notification of 2018 AGM

CAT OF THE WEEK – Cinta

Cinta didn’t get the human interaction and handling that she needed at a young age to make her comfortable with people, but she just loves other animals and would be a great companion for your cat. Being fostered for a while showed us that once settled Cinta becomes relaxed enough to be around you and may even be up for the occasional pat. Just don’t expect her to become an affectionate pet as that is very unlikely.

Cinta deserves a chance the same as every other feline and we desperately wish for her to have a home of her own. If you think you could provide her with a home where she can be comfortable just being herself, or preferably having a feline companion who can help teach her humans can be a good thing in her life then please come into CPS and meet her.

Cinta is 1yo and would not be suitable to a home with children.

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