Rescue centres in the central region are calling on cat owners to be responsible and get their animals neutered.
The advice comes as many shelters close their doors to the rising number of unwanted kittens.
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Organisations across the Midlands are today urging people to spot the signs of modern slavery in a bid to stamp out the crime.