National (n=354) | Independent (n=231) | Breed-specific (n=141) | |
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Cats | |||

Number (%) of organisations taking in ‘rescue cats’ during 2009 | 320 (90.4%) | 139 (60.2%) | 29 (20.6%) |

Mean (sd) number of cats admitted during 2009 | 201.42 (198.88) | 231.71 (258.20) | 40.34 (62.50) |

Median^{*}(interquartile range) number of cats admitted during 2009 | 137.50 (78.00 to 259.50) | 150.00 (50.00 to 295.00) | 6.00 (2.00 to 59.00) |

Dogs | |||

Number (%) of organisations taking in ‘rescue dogs’ during 2009 | 70 (19.8%) | 146 (63.2%) | 101 (71.6%) |

Mean (sd) number of dogs admitted during 2009 | 358.10 (448.49) | 299.44 (465.19) | 141.47 (555.65) |

Median^{*}(interquartile range) number of dogs admitted during 2009 | 184.50 (38.25 to 758.00) | 150.00 (45.00 to 350.00) | 40.00 (6.00 to 106.00) |

↵* The median and interquartile ranges of some values included fractions of cats, due to some head offices reporting total numbers of cats for more than one branch. Hence, when these figures were divided by the number of branches, fractions of animals sometimes resulted in the data