Table 2

A summary of the numbers of cats and dogs cared for by UK animal welfare organisations during 2009 and at the time of data collection (November 2010 to June 2011). The number of responses that the totals are based upon is given in brackets

NationalIndependentBreed-specificAnonymousTotal
Cats - at time of questionnaire completion
Currently housed (420)6899688316442314,366
Permanent residents (406)767172983502629
Cats 2009
Number into care (502)64,45432,20711703432101,257
Rehomed from care (490)55,54128,064950181286,361
Rehomed - direct (494)23021071277643714
Reunited (482)18288507182703
Died/PTS (490)3155180827785064
Other (eg, transferred) (477)22411377312416
Dogs - at time of questionnaire completion
Currently housed (368)29345594207160811,207
Permanent (348)62759298141133
Dogs 2009
Number into care (329)25,06743,71814,288649689,569
Rehomed from care (275)880630,72712,088331854,939
Rehomed - direct (301)16131332312215627
Reunited (299)2415729341145511,204
Died/PTS (308)195241451708757142
Other (302)169208045232317