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Thank you to the Canford Heath Scout Troop!!

12 April 2018

Ferndown Homing Centre would like to say a massiveTHANK YOU! to the Canford Heath Scout Troop in Poole, Dorset, who very kindly and rather fabulously presented our very own cat care and education volunteer Alan Smith with a surprise cheque for £135 at a recent educational talk. Approx. 35 Scouts aged 10-14 years old attended the talk to learn about the work of Cats Protection and how to care for cats, and at the end of the talk they presented Alan ...

Ferndown Homing Centre nominated for Pet Plan Charity Team of the Year

20 March 2018

We are thrilled to share our news with you....Not only have some of our staff and volunteers been individually nominated for a 2018 Petplan & ADCH Animal Charity Award but alsoFerndown Homing Centre has been nominated under 'Animal Charity Team of the Year' too! These awards give thanks to teams and individuals who are truly committed to improving the lives of animals in need and being recognised for their animal ...

Centre closed Saturday 3rd March 2018

03 March 2018

**Polite notice to all visitors** Although the main roads in and out of the estate are improving. The pathways, side roads and access points around the centre are still extremely icy and difficult to pass. Our car parking also needs to remain closed due to remaining snow and ice on a gradient. Therefore, please note that sadly for reasons of health & safety on SATURDAY 3rd March 2018 we will need to remain CLOSED. The big thaw has definitely started ...

Centre closed Friday 2nd March 2018

02 March 2018

As noted in local weather forecasts, the suggestion is please do not travel unless an emergency. The roads and pathways around the estate and centre itself are extremely icy and unsafe to pass, so due to the severe weather conditions in the area for reasons of health and safety we have decided to close the centre today.We apologise for any inconvenience caused, and hope you will visit with us when travel is safer.Keep warm and well.Best wishes,From all at ...

***Please check we're open before you travel***

01 March 2018

Polite notice to all customers, Should you be planning on visiting the centre in the coming days during this unprecedented (for the South!) cold spell, please call us on 03000 120 175 or email ferndown@cats.org.uk prior to departure to ensure we are open and receiving visitors.During periods of bad weather such as this, opening/opening hours will be subject to whether or not it is deemed safe and/or appropriate to do so. This is with regards to both yours and...

Be Paw-some and sign up to be part of the greatest afternoon tea

22 February 2018

Would you be willing to help raise money for the cats & kittens at Cats Protection's Ferndown Homing Centre by hosting an event at your home or workplace?Our Paw-some Afternoon Tea is a great excuse to get together with friends, family, colleagues or school mates, to indulge in some tasty treats while raising money for the thousands of unwanted cats and kittens across the country. In April 2018, please join together ...