They are supposed to symbolise good luck – but sadly in reality, not all black cats are so lucky.

The RSPCA’s Stafford, Wolverhampton and District branch has become inundated with black cats which they are struggling to rehome – and they currently have more black than any other colour.

Alison Plant, from the branch, said: “Sadly many of our long-term cats who have been with us for many months are black, which is such a shame as they are all … Continue reading…

An RSPCA centre is looking for homes for three long-stay cats which are being overlooked in favour of their more colourful, younger counterparts.

Black cats Tilly and Bernard and black-and-white cat Jester are among the longest staying residents at the RSPCA’s Stapeley Grange, in Nantwich. All three of them arrived separately at Stapeley Grange after their owners died, and are all now looking for a new home where they can have a peaceful retirement.

Lee Stewart, manager at Stapeley Grange, … Continue reading…


We have more cats in our care than any other animal. This year we’ve taken in 20 per cent more than during the same period last year!

We’re getting to the bottom of some of the myths surrounding cats to help people better understand our feline friends and create more homes for the high numbers in animal centres.

Our scientific officer and cat welfare expert Alice Potter said:

“One of the most common reasons that people call the RSPCA

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