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It's raining kittens at Battersea!

kitten shower

If you need to fulfil your need to coo over cute kittens, there will be kittens aplenty at Battersea Dogs and Cats Home's annual Kitten Shower coming later this month!

The London-based charity has taken in over 250 stray and unwanted kittens since April 1, a 30 per cent increase on the same period last year, and you can meet all of Battersea's new arrivals at the Kitten Shower which will take place on Thursday 23 July from 10.30am until 1pm and 2pm until 4.30pm.

This family friendly event promises plenty of fun-filled craft and quiz activities, and children will be able to make kitten toys and decorate cat themed bunting - you even have the chance to name Battersea’s next new arrivals.

Battersea’s Head of Cattery Lindsey Quinlan, says: “Our Kitten Shower is a perfect family day out and also a brilliant opportunity to meet our kittens and learn about what it takes to look after a pet.

“It may come as a surprise that just one cat can produce up to 150 kittens in her lifetime - that’s a lot of little mouths to feed. At this time of year, hundreds of unwanted kittens and their mums end up at rescue centres like Battersea either as strays or when owners have not had their pet neutered and they then need round-the-clock care before they can be rehomed.

“We can’t wait to see lots of crafty cat lovers at our exclusive summer event and we hope it will encourage people to rehome a cat from Battersea to give them the second chance they so deserve.” Entry to the Kitten Shower is £5 for adults and £3 for children, free for under 3s and will take place at Battersea's London Cattery on Battersea Park Road in London.

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