From stories of great bravery, to heart-warming tales of companionship between cats and humans, the National Cat Awards highlight the incredible impact cats have on their owners’ lives.
The Hero Cat category focuses on cats that save the day.
Meet the finalists, Phoenix, Lily and Pixie, in our video playlist below.
Come back next week for our next set of finalists for the Outstanding Rescue Cat.
Winners will be announced at a ceremony on Thursday 3 August at London’s Savoy Hotel, where celebrity judges will also announce the National Cat of the Year 2017.
To find out more about the National Cat Awards, visit our website.