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Staying Safe in Summer

Summer is many people's favourite time of year, so how can you get your pet involved but keep them safe at the same time? Read these helpful tips to ensure you have a safe summer!
Summer is such a wonderful time of year - the days get longer, the temperature rises and everybody is definitely in the mood for soaking up the sun! It's important to consider the … http://rspcaderby.org.uk/blog/2016/07/staying-safe-summer/

The Differences Between Adopting a Cat and a Kitten

Would you be better suited to rehome an adult cat or a kitten? We give you the low down on what to expect with either.
Cats and kittens make wonderful pets, but they have different needs depending on their age as well as the individual animal so how do you know which would be better suited to you? … http://rspcaderby.org.uk/blog/2015/10/differences-between-adopting-cat-and-kitten/

Rehoming a Nervous Cat

Nervous cats can make very rewarding pets for the right people. Could it be you?
Cats enter our care for various reasons, and we always carry out behaviour observations for every individual to find out what sort of home they are looking for when they go up for … http://rspcaderby.org.uk/blog/2015/10/rehoming-nervous-cat/

Cat Myths: Busted

Cats are quite mysterious creatures, which is most likely why so many strange myths have cropped up about them over the years! However most of these can be debunked...
With their funny habits, love of tripping us over and mysterious body language, cats have amassed a number of strange myths that many people still believe. We've put together a lis… http://rspcaderby.org.uk/blog/2015/10/cat-myths-busted/

A Day In The Life Of Anastasia The RSPCA Cat

One of our cats gives you a breakdown of her day in the cattery at the centre. Read about a typical day for Anastasia whilst she's searching for a home.
Anastasia is a female cat, who has been searching for a home for quite a while now! She was transferred to us from another RSPCA centre as they had struggled to rehome her and thou… http://rspcaderby.org.uk/blog/2015/10/day-life-anastasia/

Cat Crisis

With 82 cats and kittens in our care, in the centre and in foster homes, we are now reaching crisis point. Can you help?
This week alone we have had 13 new kittens brought to the centre from various places, and we are now reaching crisis point with the sheer number of cats and kittens needing our hel… http://rspcaderby.org.uk/blog/2015/07/cat-crisis/

Terrific Torties

We currently have lots of beautiful tortie cats searching for homes, could you offer them a place in your heart?
You will have heard a million times that black cats are the hardest to rehome simply due to their coat colour. Well now we are finding that tortie cats are struggling! We have many… http://rspcaderby.org.uk/blog/2015/07/terrific-torties/

The Benefits of Adopting an Older Cat

We regularly struggle to rehome older cats, simply because many people see kittens and younger cats as 'cuter'. However, there are some great benefits of adopting older cats, which we touch on here.
I haven’t always adopted old cats but some years’ ago I decided it was the right thing to do as so many old cats are overlooked in preference to kittens.  So my previous three – He… http://rspcaderby.org.uk/blog/2015/06/benefits-adopting-older-cat/

The Importance of Neutering

Why is neutering so essential? Read about misconceptions associated with neutering and the effect of irresponsible breeding on rescue centres
Neutering is something which is heavily promoted by RSPCA Branches and other rescue centres nationwide. Indeed, all of our dogs, cats and rabbits are either neutered before leaving… http://rspcaderby.org.uk/blog/2014/05/importance-neutering/