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Cats Protection supports ‘one of a kind’ book on cattery design

Cats Protection, the UK’s leading feline welfare charity, is proud to lend its support to a new book that will be a vital resource for anyone interested in cattery design and cat welfare.

Written by cattery and kennel design expert David Key and with information and a foreword provided by Cats Protection, Cattery Design – The Essential Guide to Creating your Perfect Cattery is a complete reference book for anyone interested in building or updating a cattery.

The hardback book contains the latest research and scientific studies on cat housing and cat welfare and contains practical advice to help the reader understand the importance of good design from the cat’s point of view. It is full of colour photographs and features interesting case studies from animal welfare charities and boarding catteries.

“As the UK’s leading feline welfare charity, Cats Protection is very pleased to be involved with a book that emphasises the importance of providing the best possible environment for cats,” explained Helen Ralston, Chief Executive of Cats Protection. “The book promotes excellent cat care standards and will be a must-have guide for anyone wishing to set up and run a good quality cattery.”

Author David Key said: “We hope this book will provide an awareness of how catteries can be improved using good cat welfare knowledge. We are absolutely delighted that Cats Protection is helping us to champion the book and encouraging people to build better places for our feline friends.”

For a chance of winning a copy of Cattery Design The Essential Guide to Creating your Perfect Cattery, tell us in no more than 30 words what your ideal cattery would be like. Please send you answers along with your name and address to:

Rob Dean, Our Cats Editorial, 5 Oxford Road Station Approach, Manchester, M60 1SX.
Alternatively you can email your answer to editorial@ourcats.co.uk or fax to 0870 731 6504.

All entries must be received by Monday 26th June - Good luck!

Cattery Design – The Essential Guide to Creating your Perfect Cattery is priced at £39.95. To order a copy of the book or for more information, please log onto www.catterydesign.com or call 01608 646454.