Market Weighton animal charity up for prestigious award

The team at Caring for Cats
The team at Caring for Cats

A Market Weighton based animal charity has been nominated as a finalist at a national awards ceremony.

Caring For Cats, which re-homes cats and kittens, has been selected for the Animal charity Team of the Year Award at the first Petplan awards.

The national awards saw over 3,000 nominations and the charity face two other finalists in their section at the ceremony in Stratford-upon-Avon tomorrow.

In its first ever year, the awards celebrate the outstanding work of animal charities and not-for-profit organisations across the UK.

Rose Atkin, charity coordinator and co-founder of Caring for Cats said: “We are extremely proud that our small charity has been shortlisted for this national award.

“Our thanks go to everyone who took the time to nominate us. We couldn’t have got this far without all our dedicated supporters and hard-working volunteers”.

What really stood out for the independent panel of judges was Caring for Cats’ amazing ethos, the charity see potential in every single cat and kitten whatever their age, personality or health situation.

Simon Masding, Petplan’s head of sales and partnerships added, “Animal wellbeing is central to all we do at Petplan.

“We’re delighted that these new awards have got off to a fantastic start with over 3,400 nominations from adopters, supporters, charity staff and volunteers.”

For further information go to www.petplan.co.uk/charityawards