National media briefing: Cats Protection, Rethink Mental Illness, Sir Richard Stilgoe and Stonewall

Charities in today's national news

National media briefing
National media briefing

Stray black cats take 40 per cent longer than others to rehome because superstitious people associate them with witchcraft, Cats Protection has claimed.

See the Daily Mail for full story

Six per cent of doctors have had patients who have attempted or committed suicide as a result of "undergoing or fear of undergoing" the government's fitness to work test, according to a poll commissioned by Rethink Mental Illness.

See The Independent for full story

Songwriter and lyricist Sir Richard Stilgoe has been knighted for his extensive charity work.

See the Press Association for full story

Elderly gay and lesbian people are suffering homophobic bullying from care staff across the UK, according to charity campaigners, including Stonewall.

See BBC News for full story

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