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by YogiBoy
Sat Mar 28, 2020 5:30 pm
Forum: General Cat Chatting!
Topic: Marketing messages via the forum - what to do!
Replies: 4
Views: 71

Re: Marketing messages via the forum - what to do!

After a spate of spam posts as well I was wondering if there was any way to increase security generally to deal with both issues? Hi Mollycat, those two issues need to be dealt with in different ways as the occasional spate of spam posts are almost always from automated 'bots' and the 'marketing' e...
by YogiBoy
Sat Mar 28, 2020 12:29 pm
Forum: General Cat Chatting!
Topic: Marketing messages via the forum - what to do!
Replies: 4
Views: 71

Re: Marketing messages via the forum - what to do!

Just a 'PS' to my original post... I have edited it because initially I posted the incorrect information. So just to clarify, if you want to prevent other users from being able to send you emails via the board, you need to set the “ Users can contact me by email ” setting to "No" as described in my ...
by YogiBoy
Sat Mar 28, 2020 11:43 am
Forum: General Cat Chatting!
Topic: Marketing messages via the forum - what to do!
Replies: 4
Views: 71

Marketing messages via the forum - what to do!

Hello, Over the last couple of days we have been alerted to a couple of forum users who have been using the forum's internal emailing system to send 'marketing’ emails about a certain company's 'audiobooks' to other users. Those two users have now been banned, of course! But we wanted to let you kno...
by YogiBoy
Wed Feb 12, 2020 4:08 pm
Forum: General Cat Chatting!
Topic: Congratulations Austin! (Twenty for 2020)
Replies: 0
Views: 48

Congratulations Austin! (Twenty for 2020)

We're really delighted to say that we've had the first homing success already, on our "Twenty for 2020" campaign - Austin (who had been in rescue over two years) is now happily homed! austin-homed-308.jpg You'll find a forum thread for each of the cats in the campaign - now and throughout the year i...
by YogiBoy
Wed Feb 12, 2020 3:36 pm
Forum: HOMES NEEDED
Topic: TWENTY for 2020: Fern & Joy (Home Needed - Devon)
Replies: 1
Views: 75

Re: TWENTY for 2020: Fern & Joy (Home Needed)

The Plymouth Herald has picked up the story of Fern & Joy, and put an article about them on their "Plymouth Live" website: https://www.plymouthherald.co.uk/news/plymouth-news/plymouth-rescue-cats-fern-joy-3813291 fern-joy-plymouth-live.jpg Good luck girls, we hope your new home can be found soon! Y...
by YogiBoy
Wed Feb 12, 2020 3:22 pm
Forum: HOMES NEEDED
Topic: TWENTY for 2020: Austin (Homed!)
Replies: 1
Views: 49

Re: TWENTY for 2020: Austin - Homed!

We are delighted to say that AUSTIN is now HOMED!!! Thank you to everyone who shared / posted / tweeted for Austin on our campaign - it worked!! Austin was in the care of Maesteg Animal Welfare Society, Bridgend, South Wales for over two years. But thanks to your help, he's back to the comforts of ...
by YogiBoy
Sun Jan 26, 2020 6:42 pm
Forum: HOMES NEEDED
Topic: TWENTY for 2020: Austin (Homed!)
Replies: 1
Views: 49

TWENTY for 2020: Austin (Homed!)

To mark Cat Chat's 20th Anniversary, our "Twenty for 2020" Campaign aims to find homes for the 20 most overlooked cats in rescue: https://www.catchat.org/twenty-for-2020 Cat number 1 on our campaign is... AUSTIN Austin has been in the care of Maesteg Animal Welfare Society, Bridgend, South Wales fo...
by YogiBoy
Sun Jan 26, 2020 6:31 pm
Forum: Rescue & Rehoming - General
Topic: Cat Chat's 'Twenty for 2020' homing campaign
Replies: 2
Views: 236

Cat Chat's 'Twenty for 2020' homing campaign

twenty-2020-header-450.png This year is Cat Chat's 20th Anniversary. To mark this milestone, our "Twenty for 2020" Campaign aims to find homes for the 20 most overlooked cats in rescue. Throughout 2020 we will be working with rescues across the UK and Ireland to identify those cats who have been in...
by YogiBoy
Tue Nov 12, 2019 12:05 pm
Forum: General Cat Chatting!
Topic: Giveaway: Win HiLife Treats!
Replies: 1
Views: 115

Re: Giveaway: Win HiLife Treats!

Apologies for posting this so late...

CONGRATULATIONS to Linda P. from Stevenage who was the winner of the case of HiLife treats.

Thank you to all entrants!
by YogiBoy
Fri Sep 20, 2019 5:16 pm
Forum: General Cat Chatting!
Topic: CAT CHAT SURVEY & a PRIZE to be WON!
Replies: 0
Views: 88

CAT CHAT SURVEY & a PRIZE to be WON!

It's short, takes LITTLE effort, helps us a LOT and there's a PRIZE to be won! Please take our survey! Here: https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/2JSTYKV survey-catchat.png As a 'thank you' for completing our survey, we will be selecting one name at random from all entrants at 5pm on the 30th Sept 2019...
by YogiBoy
Sat Aug 10, 2019 7:36 pm
Forum: Health and Behaviour Queries, Help and Advice
Topic: Advice about vomiting cat
Replies: 3
Views: 154

Re: Advice about vomiting cat

Hi, Sorry to hear about Backy's issues. Hopefully some of our experienced posters on here might have some ideas, or had similar experiences. As you asked about websites or advice lines, I thought I would just mention our Useful Links section, in particular the last page of our Health & Care links wh...
by YogiBoy
Thu Aug 08, 2019 8:44 pm
Forum: Health and Behaviour Queries, Help and Advice
Topic: Carpet Scratching HELP!
Replies: 10
Views: 274

Re: Carpet Scratching HELP!

Hi Lilynmitz, Good idea to mention the 'Car-Pet' hair remover... did you know we sell those on the Cat Chat webshop? We have them available singly, in orange or pink, or as a Twin Pack (Save £1 if you buy two). So thought I would nip in here with a link: https://www.catchat.org/shop/index.php?route=...
by YogiBoy
Wed Dec 12, 2018 6:07 pm
Forum: General Cat Chatting!
Topic: Forum updated today!
Replies: 2
Views: 167

Re: Forum updated today!

Hi Ruth,

The final 'purple' colours have been re-instated today on the front menu screen of the forum. If it still shows as blue to anyone, you will just need to refresh your browser to make it show the latest version.

Cheers!
Yogi
xxxxx
by YogiBoy
Tue Dec 11, 2018 5:38 pm
Forum: General Cat Chatting!
Topic: Forum updated today!
Replies: 2
Views: 167

Forum updated today!

Hello! We carried out a much-needed upgrade to the Cat Chat forum today (11 December), so it was offline for a few hours while that was being done. Apologies to anyone who wanted to post during that time. This was quite a major upgrade, so as you can see (as at 5.30pm) we still haven't got all the c...
by YogiBoy
Mon Dec 03, 2018 5:11 pm
Forum: General Cat Chatting!
Topic: Purrs in Our Hearts 2018 Auction - ends Sunday!
Replies: 0
Views: 119

Purrs in Our Hearts 2018 Auction - ends Sunday!

Well done to our friends at Purrs in Our Hearts Forum for arranging another great Christmas auction to help cats in need... PURRS CHRISTMAS AUCTION 2018 - NOW ON - Ends Sunday 9th December Purrs In Our Hearts Annual Auction is underway, where you can auction and bid on a variety of interesting cat ...
by YogiBoy
Thu Nov 15, 2018 2:19 pm
Forum: General Cat Chatting!
Topic: Votes Needed for Celia Hammond Animal Trust
Replies: 0
Views: 124

Votes Needed for Celia Hammond Animal Trust

VOTES NEEDED to Help Celia Hammond Animal Trust Celia Hammond Animal Trust do fantastic work in the London area (and beyond), not only rehoming many cats (and dogs), but also with their low-cost neutering clinics, and their work neutering feral cats. They have made the "Final Three" in the Animal F...
by YogiBoy
Wed Nov 07, 2018 5:14 pm
Forum: HOMES NEEDED
Topic: Wee Trev needs a new human (Newcastle)
Replies: 2
Views: 231

Re: Wee Trev needs a new human (Newcastle)

Hello, I don't know if you have rehomed your cat yet, but I just wanted to add that it would honestly be best if he were neutered, particularly as he is allowed outdoors. All the reasons why, and how to get low cost neutering if needed, are on our Neutering Information page here: https://www.catchat...
by YogiBoy
Wed Oct 10, 2018 2:37 pm
Forum: General Cat Chatting!
Topic: 26 Mile Marathon in aid of Cat Chat & ICC
Replies: 0
Views: 121

26 Mile Marathon in aid of Cat Chat & ICC

This Sunday, 14 October, Peter Hanson from The Cat Gallery will be running 26.2 Miles in the Yorkshire Marathon - in aid of two charities: Cat Chat, the Cat Rescue Resource (yes, that's us!) and International Cat Care. Peter has been pounding the streets of York training for this, so please sponsor...
by YogiBoy
Wed Sep 26, 2018 2:01 pm
Forum: HOMES NEEDED
Topic: Homes needed
Replies: 4
Views: 258

Re: Homes needed - only ferals now!

UPDATE to this situation (as at lunchtime Weds 26 Sept). Cat Chat has now been in touch with Marlene to offer help if needed, and found out that she has re-homed all the cats that are looking for indoor homes and only has 9 feral cats left to place. She is amazed at the offers of help she has had. ...
by YogiBoy
Sat Sep 08, 2018 10:57 am
Forum: General Cat Chatting!
Topic: Appeal for Kitten Spyro - can anyone help?
Replies: 3
Views: 354

Re: Appeal for Kitten Spyro - can anyone help?

Hello, Apologies for the late update. Here is one of Spyro's X-rays, that he had done on Monday. spyro-x-ray.jpg His owner posted this update on Tuesday: " Spyros xray went well yesterday. His two main leg bones (i forget their names) have broken off their growth plates, which is why his leg has a p...
by YogiBoy
Fri Aug 31, 2018 10:04 am
Forum: General Cat Chatting!
Topic: Appeal for Kitten Spyro - can anyone help?
Replies: 3
Views: 354

Re: Appeal for Kitten Spyro - can anyone help?

Just a brief update - the GoFundMe page for little Spyro has already reached £205 as at this morning. His owner posted this update on the page: " I am overwhelmed at how many people have helped Spyro so far. I can't say thank you enough. You are all amazing! Will be contacting the vet again today to...
by YogiBoy
Thu Aug 30, 2018 8:50 pm
Forum: General Cat Chatting!
Topic: Appeal for Kitten Spyro - can anyone help?
Replies: 3
Views: 354

Appeal for Kitten Spyro - can anyone help?

Hello, spyro-forum-cropped.jpg We don't usually promote funding posts on the forum, but little Spyro (and his owner) need any helping hands they can get. Spyro (pictured) has a fractured leg, it needs amputating, but the vet bill is beyond his owners' means, and they face possibly having to give him...
by YogiBoy
Tue May 29, 2018 10:18 am
Forum: LOST Cats
Topic: LATEST LOST & FOUND CATS NOTICES
Replies: 0
Views: 430

LATEST LOST & FOUND CATS NOTICES

(courtesy of PetsReunited.com)

See the Latest LOST & FOUND CATS NOTICES
Including Photos & Locations >> HERE:
https://www.catchat.org/index.php/lost-found-cats
lost-found-cats-forum.jpg
by YogiBoy
Tue May 29, 2018 10:11 am
Forum: FOUND Cats
Topic: LATEST LOST & FOUND CATS NOTICES
Replies: 0
Views: 652

LATEST LOST & FOUND CATS NOTICES

(courtesy of PetsReunited.com)

See the Latest LOST & FOUND CATS NOTICES
Including Photos & Locations >> HERE:
https://www.catchat.org/index.php/lost-found-cats

lost-found-cats-forum.jpg
by YogiBoy
Fri May 18, 2018 1:29 pm
Forum: Rescue & Rehoming - General
Topic: Unhomable cat - out of ideas :(
Replies: 15
Views: 1515

Re: Unhomable cat - out of ideas :(

Hi Mark, Firstly, well done on caring so much for this little fella, despite the issues!! Just a few thoughts to throw in here for you - in no particular order: As has already been mentioned, I assume all the cats are neutered? If not, that is the first thing to do. Not just the cat who is spraying,...
by YogiBoy
Wed Jan 24, 2018 2:09 pm
Forum: General Cat Chatting!
Topic: Win a River Island Cat Mannequin
Replies: 0
Views: 721

Win a River Island Cat Mannequin

Remember the fabulous life-size cat mannequins in the River Island window displays at Christmas, in support of Cat Chat? Well, if you didn't manage to get one, here's a chance to win one! win-river-island-cat.jpg This lovely River Island cat mannequin (pictured) is the prize in the current Friends ...
by YogiBoy
Wed Dec 13, 2017 12:25 pm
Forum: General Cat Chatting!
Topic: Cat keeps coming in my house...
Replies: 6
Views: 1240

Re: Cat keeps coming in my house...

Hi Emma, First of all, well done to you for caring! Marla is right, he is most likely lost or abandoned. Please do try the "paper collar" idea, given on the link in Marla's post to the 'Found Cats' advice though, just in case he does live locally and is just taking advantage of a nice warm house if ...
by YogiBoy
Wed Nov 29, 2017 9:49 pm
Forum: General Cat Chatting!
Topic: Christmas Gifts for Cat Lovers?
Replies: 7
Views: 1806

Re: Christmas Gifts for Cat Lovers?

Hi Aruna, I just had to put a mention in here for some of Cat Chat's feline friendly page sponsors, who have gift ideas for cat lovers - and cats! Supporting our supporters helps us too, so you might want to check them out here: https://www.catchat.org/index.php/shopping/shop-catchat-sponsors Happy ...
by YogiBoy
Mon Nov 27, 2017 11:36 pm
Forum: General Cat Chatting!
Topic: Meet the River Island cats!
Replies: 2
Views: 1559

Re: Meet the River Island cats!

One of our volunteers took this photo (below) of the cats which she spotted in one of River Island's Oxford Street stores! The cats all go on sale this Friday (1st December), so if you want one, pop along to the store on the day, as they are being sold on a first-come-first-served basis. See the lis...
by YogiBoy
Thu Nov 23, 2017 3:11 pm
Forum: General Cat Chatting!
Topic: Meet the River Island cats!
Replies: 2
Views: 1559

Meet the River Island cats!

Fabulous Feline Figurines promote River Island's 'Give a Cat a Home' campaign Cat Chat and River Island have got together this Christmas to find loving homes for 600 very special limited edition cat mannequins (pictured). These stylish figurines are currently appearing in River Island's 'Give a Cat...