Cat Lovers Animal Welfare Society
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Cats have been homed
since January 2017

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Sponsorship and Donations

Many cats are taken in by C.L.A.W.S .that are unsuitable for re-homing for a variety of reasons.

We will not put any cat to sleep because it is old, sick, handicapped or wild unless the C.L.A.W.S. vet says that its quality of life is so poor that that to keep it alive will cause it undue stress and suffering.

We are caring for a number of cats that fit this category and in due course more will be taken in.

Please become a FRIEND OF C.L.A.W.S. and sponsor a cat.  By doing so, you will be helping us to provide the special care that he or she needs to have a comfortable and peaceful life.

  • £45.00 will pay 1 day’s vet bills
  • £30 will pay for food for C.L.A.W.S. cats for 1 day
  • Neutering costs £77.50
  • Castration costs £61.40
  • Vaccination (primary) costs £89.86
  • booster £52.58
  • Standard Blood Tests cost £63.49
  • Micro-chipping costs £25.00

DOLLY came to C.L.A.W.S. in the snowy January of 2013.

She had suffered years of neglect and so had become unused to human contact.   Therefore she could not adapt to a normal domestic environment.
Apart from very bad teeth, all of which had to be removed, she was in remarkably good health.

She is happily settled in the Golden Oldies Home and over the past 3 years has become less nervous and can even be stroked on a very good day !


At the advanced age of 18 BEAUTY’s world fell apart.   Her beloved owner died so she was homeless and his heartless relatives were going to have her put to sleep.    Fortunately  C.L.A.W.S. was able to take her in. 
She is a sweet natured, gentle soul.   After a week or so to settle in we took her to Alma Vets for an MOT.   It was then that we discovered that the "mole” near her right eye, in fact, was a deep seated ulcer.   Her left eye was less severely affected.   The ulceration is caused by the Herpes virus which can lay dormant in the body until triggered.   Stress can cause it to flare up which makes perfect sense in Beauty’s case as she had lost her owner and her home in one fell swoop.

Time was of the essence as any delay might result in her eye perforating.    In fact, it did "pop” during the operation but despite this the surgeon managed to attach a corneal graft and create a third eyelid flap to protect the graft.   Described by one of his colleagues as a "brilliant piece of surgery” it saved the sight of her right eye and within a few days she was discharged into C.L.A.W.S. care.

There followed a long and complicated period of after-care – at one time her carer was putting eye drops into her eyes seven times a day – and one or two scares along the way (happily unfounded) the great day came when her eyes were free of ulceration and no further medication was required.

BUT only 24 hours later her carer noticed a discharge, accompanied by rapid breathing, so back she went.   Sadly nothing could be done so the eye was removed.  It was sent away for a biopsy and we were greatly relieved when the result revealed it was an infection not a tumour.

Her vet has advised that she should not be re-homed as the stress might trigger the Herpes virus which has already been responsible for the loss of her right eye.
So she will stay with C.L.A.W.S.    She is much loved and will receive the very best of care.  Alma Veterinary Hospital will continue to provide for her veterinary needs..

Dilly Daisy
Dilly                   Daisy


Meet the stars of the C.L.A.W.S. 20th anniversary video !!

DILLY (described as the Diana Dors of the cat world by the reporter who filmed the video), and DAISY  (both  now 20 years old) and LILY (aged 16)

This endearing trio (along with SPEEDY who had to be put to sleep recently)  came to us when their owners were no longer able to care for them.  They are in good health and remarkably active for their age.

They love to be cuddled and enjoy being groomed   :   they are delightful and bring joy to everyone who knows them.

4 or 5 Years old

Hector is about 8 years old.  He was taken off  the streets and we think he had been fending for himself for some considerable time.   He is friendly and affectionate but a bit of a "free spirit” so we don’t think he would adapt very well to "family life”    He will stay with C.L.A.W.S. where he will enjoy every comfort but also be able to "do his own thing”.

Now he never wanders far and even goes into the house and sits on his fosterer’s knee !!  So he has turned into a friendly feral !!

Charlie is about 12 years old

It was obvious that Charlie had been "on  the  road” for a long time when he was found  wandering in Taplow.  Most of the time he is very affectionate  but just occasionally he has a flash back and becomes grumpy and unpredictable so he will stay with C.L.A.W.S.

PLEASE CONTACT SUE on 01189 341699 or by E-mail at

Cat Lovers Animal Welfare Society
Registered Charity 1062244
PO Box 1646, Maidenhead, Berkshire, SL6 3TL
Telephone 01189 341699