Supporting Cats in Want: Folks’s Postcode Lottery Raises Over £7.3 Million

A small black cat is fortunate to be alive after she was deserted at a council tip within the Derby space.

Now named Sweetpea, she is being cared for at Cats Safety’s Derby Adoption Centre, whose work is kindly supported by gamers of Folks’s Postcode Lottery.

Sweetpea was discovered by a member of the general public at their native council tip, shut inside her service with no technique of escape. Some treatment contained in the service indicated that she was on therapy for her thyroid, nevertheless there have been no directions to say how a lot of the drug she required.

The fast-thinking passer-by took her residence and contacted the adoption centre staff, who have been in a position to take her into their care.

Sweetpea was rapidly seen by a vet, who carried out blood checks and prescribed treatment to assist stabilise her situation. She later underwent surgical procedure to take away her thyroid glands, test she had been neutered and repair some issues along with her tooth.

Her aged has been estimated at round 12+ years and she or he is now doing properly and able to discover her good new residence.

Cats Safety’s Derby Adoption Centre Supervisor, Helen Wooden, mentioned: “If she had not been discovered when she was, we dread to assume what could have occurred to her. She might have been crushed to loss of life!

“We perceive that occasions are powerful for folks, with the present price of dwelling disaster, and maybe her house owners felt that they had no different possibility however to offer her up. However we’d ask folks to please, please get in contact with us in the event that they’re struggling, somewhat than dumping their cats. We gained’t decide, and we’ll assist as quickly as we’re in a position to.

“We actually admire the assist we obtain because of gamers of Folks’s Postcode Lottery, because it helps us look after cats in want like Sweetpea. She is a candy little cat and deserves a loving and sort residence the place she is going to get the care she wants.”

The unwavering assist of gamers of Folks’s Postcode Lottery is making certain the well-being of cats like Sweetpea at Cats Safety’s centres. Since 2018, gamers have raised over £7.3 million for the charity, awarded by means of the Postcode Animal Belief. The belief champions the conservation and welfare of animals, highlighting the profound pleasure that animals carry to folks’s lives.

So far, gamers of Folks’s Postcode Lottery have raised over £1.1 billion to assist good causes throughout Britain.

Anybody dwelling within the Derby space who wish to enquire about adopting Sweetpea or any of the opposite fabulous felines on the centre, can go to the web site at or get in contact on 01332 824 950 or

These dwelling in different areas of the UK can discover out extra and see cats in want of houses of their space at

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