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by YogiBoy
Mon Jul 12, 2021 11:49 am
Forum: General Cat Chatting!
Topic: Volunteer Opportunity! Forum Manager (job-share)
Replies: 0
Views: 36

Volunteer Opportunity! Forum Manager (job-share)

We are on the lookout for someone to join our friendly Cat Chat team, as a part-time volunteer Forum Manager. This is a job-share role, covering half the week, shared with our existing Forum Manager. You would be working online from home, at times to suit you. Do you have a bit of spare time? Are yo...
by YogiBoy
Wed Jun 02, 2021 4:38 pm
Forum: FIV Questions & Answers
Topic: Kitten FIV+ Question
Replies: 1
Views: 75

Re: Kitten FIV+ Question

Hi, I'm surprised a vet would test a kitten so young, as if the mother is FIV positive then the kittens will have antibodies from her milk and so give a positive test, even though they are very unlikely themselves to be FIV positive. He will probably test negative if you test again at about 4 months...
by YogiBoy
Wed Jun 02, 2021 4:31 pm
Forum: Health and Behaviour Queries, Help and Advice
Topic: Cat spring on my bed
Replies: 2
Views: 77

Re: Cat spring on my bed

Hi Good points from fjm, you may need to play detective to pinpoint the cause if it's stress related, and a good idea to get Luna checked out by a vet if it's continuing. Worth checking out our page about inappropriate toileting too: https://www.catchat.org/index.php/cat-toilet-spray-indoors Please ...
by YogiBoy
Thu Apr 15, 2021 12:50 pm
Forum: HOMES NEEDED
Topic: TWENTY for 2020: Dotty & Elsa (Home Needed - Nottingham)
Replies: 1
Views: 236

Re: TWENTY for 2020: Dotty & Elsa (Home Needed - Nottingham)

Update: The Twenty for 2020 campaign has now ended, and Dotty & Elsa are the only 'campaign cats' still left to rehome. We will still be promoting them of course, on our Cats Needing Homes section and Overlooked Cats section, until they find their ideal home. The rescue is in the process of get...
by YogiBoy
Sun Mar 21, 2021 7:52 pm
Forum: Rescue & Rehoming - General
Topic: Cat Chat's 'Twenty for 2020' homing campaign
Replies: 8
Views: 1966

Re: Cat Chat's 'Twenty for 2020' homing campaign

UPDATE! Since my last update on here Alfie & Ollie have been happily homed, thanks to being seen on our campaign! So as the campaign draws to a close of the total of 29 cats featured on our Twenty for 2020 Campaign, 27 are now happily homed, Dotty & Elso are still looking for a rural home i...
by YogiBoy
Wed Feb 24, 2021 4:55 pm
Forum: Rescue & Rehoming - General
Topic: Cat Chat's 'Twenty for 2020' homing campaign
Replies: 8
Views: 1966

Re: Cat Chat's 'Twenty for 2020' homing campaign

Campaign Update! Of the total of 29 cats featured on our Twenty for 2020 Campaign, 25 are now happily homed, but we still need to find the perfect homes for the remaining 4 cats (two pairs)..... DOTTY & ELSA in Nottingham (looking for a rural home) and ALFIE & OLLIE in Bolton, Lancs (curren...
by YogiBoy
Mon Jan 25, 2021 4:56 pm
Forum: HOMES NEEDED
Topic: Homeless cat needs home - North London
Replies: 8
Views: 653

Re: Homeless cat needs home - North London

Hi Harry, If this cat is still needing a home (and potentially neutering) please email our Helpdesk as originally suggested, they will give you all the details you need: cat.advice (at) catchat.org or details for all rescue organisations near you: https://www.catchat.org/shelters Better sooner rathe...
by YogiBoy
Mon Jan 18, 2021 6:29 pm
Forum: HOMES NEEDED
Topic: TWENTY for 2020: Clara (Homed!)
Replies: 3
Views: 313

Re: TWENTY for 2020: Clara (Home Needed - Suffolk)

Clara's post updated today. If you live near to Bury St Edmunds and have experience with very shy or semi feral cats, please consider Clara.

Take the Clara Quiz here: https://www.catchat.org/clara
by YogiBoy
Tue Nov 24, 2020 3:55 pm
Forum: General Cat Chatting!
Topic: Purrs in Our Hearts Christmas Auction
Replies: 0
Views: 138

Purrs in Our Hearts Christmas Auction

Just a heads up to say that our special friends at Purrs in Our Hearts forum have launched their annual Christmas Auction. Each year they choose a small rescue to benefit from the auction proceeds. The auction started on Sunday 22nd November and runs for two weeks, closing on Sunday 6th December at...
by YogiBoy
Tue Nov 10, 2020 11:49 am
Forum: HOMES NEEDED
Topic: TWENTY for 2020: Toby (Homed!)
Replies: 5
Views: 437

Re: TWENTY for 2020: Toby (Home Needed - Gateshead)

In an extra effort to get himself noticed, Toby agreed to star in a little video.

Check out his charming "good morning" miaows & chirps! See Toby's video here:

https://www.catchat.org/toby


Good luck Toby!!
by YogiBoy
Fri Aug 14, 2020 3:58 pm
Forum: Rescue & Rehoming - General
Topic: Cat Chat's 'Twenty for 2020' homing campaign
Replies: 8
Views: 1966

Re: Cat Chat's 'Twenty for 2020' homing campaign

Have you been following our Twenty for 2020 Campaign? Below are the most recent additions to the campaign, all hoping to find their perfect home... latest-campaign-cats.jpg A quick roundup of 'Campaign Cats" as at 14th August... 7 = Already Homed 1 = Reserved 5 = Available for Adoption (are th...
by YogiBoy
Fri Apr 17, 2020 10:00 am
Forum: General Cat Chatting!
Topic: Heads-Up! Server Upgrade Tonight @ 10pm
Replies: 1
Views: 126

Re: Heads-Up! Server Upgrade Tonight @ 10pm


I'm pleased to say the server updates went smoothly last night, and all done within half an hour - yay!!

Have a lovely weekend - and stay safe!!!

Love & Purrs
YogiBoy
xx
by YogiBoy
Thu Apr 16, 2020 4:07 pm
Forum: General Cat Chatting!
Topic: Heads-Up! Server Upgrade Tonight @ 10pm
Replies: 1
Views: 126

Heads-Up! Server Upgrade Tonight @ 10pm

Hello! SCHEDULED MAINTENANCE - Thursday 16 April - 10pm This is just a heads-up that the Cat Chat web server will be having some essential maintenance carried out tonight (thursday 16th), from 10pm so the website will be temporarily unavailable. We hope it will only take a half hour or so, but depen...
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: 315

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: 315

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 descri...
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: 315

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: 146

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 ...
by YogiBoy
Wed Feb 12, 2020 3:36 pm
Forum: HOMES NEEDED
Topic: TWENTY for 2020: Fern & Joy (Homed!)
Replies: 3
Views: 486

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...
by YogiBoy
Wed Feb 12, 2020 3:22 pm
Forum: HOMES NEEDED
Topic: TWENTY for 2020: Austin (Homed!)
Replies: 1
Views: 288

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: 288

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, Sout...
by YogiBoy
Sun Jan 26, 2020 6:31 pm
Forum: Rescue & Rehoming - General
Topic: Cat Chat's 'Twenty for 2020' homing campaign
Replies: 8
Views: 1966

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 ha...
by YogiBoy
Tue Nov 12, 2019 12:05 pm
Forum: General Cat Chatting!
Topic: Giveaway: Win HiLife Treats!
Replies: 1
Views: 235

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: 202

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: 387

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 link...
by YogiBoy
Thu Aug 08, 2019 8:44 pm
Forum: Health and Behaviour Queries, Help and Advice
Topic: Carpet Scratching HELP!
Replies: 10
Views: 704

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: 275

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: 275

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: 211

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: 336

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 th...
by YogiBoy
Wed Nov 07, 2018 5:14 pm
Forum: HOMES NEEDED
Topic: Wee Trev needs a new human (Newcastle)
Replies: 2
Views: 371

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...