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Cat and kitten rescue & rehoming centres covering the Scottish Borders. Adopt a cat from your local rescue shelter.

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Organisations are listed alphabetically. Please browse through the page to locate rescues nearest you.


Arthurshiel Rescue Centre

Registered Charity no. SC029296
Based in St Boswells, covering the Scottish Borders Region (South East). Providing shelter, care and rehoming facilities for all types of animals, mainly cats and dogs. there are always many cats needing loving, permanent homes. Prior to being rehomed, all cats are neutered and vaccinated. A home suitability check will also be carried out prior to adoption, to ensure the perfect match for the cat and owner.
Adopt a Cat: Contact the rescue centre as below to ask about cats needing homes.
Lost & Found Register: The rescue centre operate a Lost & Found Cat Register
Rescue Centre: Arthurshiel Farm, St Boswells, Scottish Borders, TD6 0DL. (Open: 10am to 3.30pm Tuesday to Saturday)
Tel: 07581 878393
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Website: www.arthurshielrescuecentre.co.uk

Berwick Animal Rescue Kennels

Registered Charity no. 1083038 (England and Wales) SC038235 (Scotland)
Based in Berwick-upon-Tweed, covering Northumberland and the Scottish Borders. Rescuing and rehoming domestic animals. All cats for adoption will be neutered, vaccinated, wormed, treated for fleas and microchipped.
Adopt a Cat: Contact the shelter as below to ask about cats needing homes.
Support Shop: 7 - 9 Marygate, Berwick-upon-Tweed, TD15 1AT.
Rescue Shelter: Berwick Animal Rescue Kennels, Windmill Way East, Ramparts Business Park, Berwick-upon-Tweed, TD15 1TU. (Open 12pm - 4pm Tues to Sat)
Tel: 01289 306299
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Website: www.b-a-r-k.co.uk

Borders Pet Rescue

Cat Homing Page for Borders Pet RescueRegistered Charity no. SC001583
Based in Earlston. Borders Pet Rescue takes in dogs, cats and small animals that are no longer able to be cared for in their present homes for whatever reason. All animals are health checked, vaccinated and are neutered where age appropriate. Home visits will be carried out alongside pre-adoption consultations.
Adopt a Cat: See Cats for Homing at This Shelter
Tel: 01896 849090
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Website: www.borderspetrescue.org

Cats Protection - Peebles & Biggar

Registered Charity no. 203644 (England & Wales) SC037711 (Scotland)
Based in the Scottish Borders, covering the area bound by South Edinburgh, Peebles and Galashiels (taking in post code areas EH26, 43, 44, 45, 46 and TD1). Cats Protection - Peebles & Biggar always has domestic cats, occasionally kittens, and farm cats looking for homes. 
Adopt a Cat: Contact the branch as below to ask about cats needing homes.
Lost & Found Register: The branch operates a Lost & Found Cat Register
Help! Volunteers Needed: Any support at coffee mornings, open days, street collections, card sales etc always welcome.
Please Note: Contact for this branch is currently through head office, as follows:
National CP Helpline: 03000 12 12 12 / National CP Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. / Website: www.cats.org.uk
Website: www.cats.org.uk/peebles
National CP Helpline: 03000 12 12 12

Lothian Cat Rescue

Registered Charity no. SC007631
Covering Edinburgh, the Lothians and Fife. Lothian Cat Rescue is a registered charity formed in 1978 to help cats and kittens that have been abandoned, ill-treated, neglected or are unwanted for any reason. They currently rescue, rehabilitate and rehome around 1000 cats and kittens each year. All adult cats are neutered before rehoming.
Adopt a Cat: Contact the rehoming centre as below to ask about cats needing homes.
Neutering Assistance: The rescue can help with Low-Cost Neutering
Help! Volunteers Needed: Volunteers are always welcome
Support Shop: 23 Easter Road, Edinburgh (Open 10am - 4pm Monday - Saturday.)
Rehoming Centre: Brewers Bush, Cockpen Road, Bonnyrigg, Midlothian, EH19 3JH. (Open Mon, Wed, Fri, Sat & Sun 12pm - 3:30pm - Closed Tues & Thur).
Tel: 01875 821025
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Website: www.lothiancatrescue.org

Second Chance Cat Rescue

Cat Homing Page for Second Chance Cat RescueCovering the Peebles and Biggar area. Providing a safe place for stray or unwanted cats and kittens. They will be given the care they need, including veterinary care, until a suitable new home can be found. All adults cats are neutered, vaccinated, wormed and microchipped before going to a new home.
Adopt a Cat: See Cats for Homing at This Shelter
Tel: 01864 502 681
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Website: www.secondchancecats.org.uk

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Cinnamon Trust - Homes Needed UK Wide
Cat Fosterers and permanent homes always needed. The Cinnamon Trust (the National Charity for the elderly, the terminally ill and their pets, Reg. charity. 293399) are looking for more volunteer homes throughout the UK. Pet free homes are needed for short-term fostering of cats whose owners are in hospital or respite care. Permanent homes needed for cats whose owners have died or who are no longer able to care for them. The Cinnamon Trust is not a rescue shelter and cannot take unwanted cats in. Please contact the Trust as follows if you could help: Tel. 01736 757900 or visit: www.cinnamon.org.uk

 

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