People's Postcode Lottery and Cats Protection

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Cats Protection is delighted to have been chosen as a beneficiary of People’s Postcode Lottery, which will help us continue to carry out our important work for cats as well as raise awareness of our work among lottery players and other members of the public.

This year the support from players of People’s Postcode Lottery will:

  • Help us to successfully find loving new homes for more cats, by funding essential Cat Care Assistant roles across England, Scotland and Wales.
  • Fund our team of Volunteer Team Leaders at our centres, who are responsible for recruiting and supporting the volunteers who tirelessly devote their time and efforts to the work we do to improve cats’ lives.

Holly - Cornwall Adoption Centre“I have yet to find something more rewarding than spending hours and hours with a nervous cat, getting past the fearful and defensive behaviour to the sweet cat underneath, bringing them one step closer to being rehomed.

I thoroughly enjoy my job as Cat Care Assistant and feel so lucky to be in my position and able to offer help to the cats that come into our care.”

Holly Cole, Cat Care Assistant, Cornwall Adoption Centre

Jess - London Homing Centre“It makes our team very proud when the volunteers attribute their successes to skills and experience they’ve gained through volunteering.

I can also be there to provide additional support to volunteers who may need this, which can include working with external organisations and support workers to enable our volunteers to realise their potential.

One of the most wonderful things about my role is getting to know people from so many different backgrounds, who are all united by their love of cats!”

Jess Wager, Volunteer Team Leader, London centres

“Volunteering at Cats Protection is one of the best things I have ever done, I was always worried about it being a sad place, but after seeing first-hand how well treated the cats are, I am so glad I am helping.”
A volunteer at Glasgow Adoption Centre

About People’s Postcode Lottery

People's Postcode Lottery manages multiple society lotteries promoted by different charities. A list of the charities who fundraise with People's Postcode Lottery is available here. The Prize Draw Calendar can be found here.

Of every £1 spent on lottery tickets, a minimum of 32p goes directly to these charities, 40p is used for prizes and 28p is paid to People’s Postcode Lottery to cover the expenses in running the lotteries. Based on 2018, People's Postcode Lottery expects to raise over £125 Million for charity in 2019 and estimates the costs of marketing and running People's Postcode Lottery to be approximately £109 Million.

How it works

Winning postcodes are announced every day. Maximum ticket prize is 10% of draw proceeds up to £400,000 see People’s Postcode Lottery website for estimated draw proceeds. £10 for all draws paid monthly in advance. A minimum of 32% goes directly to charities and good causes. For a full list of prizes click here

To find out more about People’s Postcode Lottery visit:

Cats Protection is regulated by the Gambling Commission under licences 000-004905-R-300167-012 and 000-004905-N-300168-011

Players must be 16 years or over. Only available to play with postcodes in England, Scotland and Wales. Not available in NI. Conditions apply. See Terms and Conditions: and Privacy Policy:

For assistance call us on 0808 109 8765 or visit Trading address: 28 Charlotte Square, Edinburgh, EH2 4ET. © 2018 Postcode Lottery Ltd.

Postcode Lottery Limited is incorporated in England and Wales and is licensed and regulated by the Gambling Commission (licence numbers 000-000829-N-102511 and 000-000829-R-102513). See licence status here: Registered office: Postcode Lottery Ltd, Titchfield House, 69/85 Tabernacle Street, London, EC2A 4RR. Company reg. no. 04862732. VAT reg. no 848 3165 07.
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