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Blue Cross - Cambridge Rehoming Centre

Cats for Rehoming at Blue Cross  - Cambridge Rehoming CentreRegistered Charity no. 224392
Covering Cambridgeshire and parts of Norfolk, Suffolk, Essex, Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire and Northamptonshire. Caring for and rehoming cats and smaller domestic animals such as rabbits or guinea pigs. The centre can house up to 200 cats at any one time, all of whom are looking for a loving new home. There is such a huge variety of cats seeking homes, there is bound to be just the feline you are looking for. Their procedures for 'match-making' pets to prospective owners it so successful, that they have one of the lowest 'returns' rate of any animal rehoming charity in Britain.
Adopt a Cat: See Cats for Homing at This Shelter
Rehoming Centre: 20 Garlic Row, Newmarket Road, Cambridge, Cambs, CB5 8HW. Open 11am to 4pm daily except Wednesdays. Closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Years Day.
Tel: 0300 777 1470
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Rehoming web page: Blue Cross Cambridge Rehoming Centre
National Website: www.bluecross.org.uk

Blue Cross - Suffolk Rehoming Centre

Registered Charity no. 224392
Covering Suffolk, Essex, parts of Cambridge, and parts of Norfolk. The new Blue Cross rehoming centre on Bourne Hill has allowed the Suffolk centre to double the number of animals they can help and rehome. They offer a matching service to ensure the right pet goes to the right home.
Adopt a Cat: Contact the branch as below to ask about cats needing homes.
Rehoming Centre: Bourne Hill, Wherstead, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP2 8NQ. Open 11am - 4pm daily, Closed Weds.
Tel: 0300 777 1480
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Rehoming Centre Web Page: bluecross.org.uk/suffolk-rehoming-centre
National Website: www.bluecross.org.uk

Cat Welfare Wisbech

Registered charity no. 1097808
Based in Wisbech, helping cats in Cambridgeshire, Norfolk and surrounding areas. The charity takes in stray, abandoned and unwanted cats and kittens, rehoming them to loving new homes. All cats over six months of age are neutered. Fundraising events are held throughout the year to raise funds for the upkeep of the cats and the ever increasing veterinary costs. These include bingo, tombolas, jumble sales, a local market stall and a quarterly newsletter with updates on the cats and fosterers.
Adopt a Cat: Contact the shelter as below to ask about cats needing homes.
Neutering Assistance: A reduced price neutering scheme is available at participating vets in the Wisbech area. Please contact as below for more details.
Help! Cat Sponsors Needed: Contact the shelter if you would like to sponsor a cat in their care.
Tel: 07918 869503
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Website: www.catwelfarewisbech.co.uk

Cataholics

Covering Newmarket and the surrounding area. A small cat rescue & rehoming organisation, finding good, caring homes for disadvantaged cats.
Adopt a Cat: Contact the shelter as below to ask about cats needing homes.
Lost & Found Register: There is a Lost & Found cats section on their website, linked below.
Help! Volunteers Needed: Volunteers are desperately needed, either for hands-on work with cats, or for fundraising. For more information, please contact Cataholics via their website.
Contact: Via the contact form on the Cataholics website.
Website: www.cataholics.org.uk

Cats Protection - Cambridge

Cat Homing Page for Cats Protection - CambridgeRegistered Charity no. 203644
Based in Cambridge. Cambridge Cats Protection takes in stray and unwanted cats, rehabilitating and rehoming where possible.
Adopt a Cat: See Cats for Homing at This Shelter
Neutering Assistance: For neutering vouchers Tel: 07833 957626
Lost & Found Register: Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or Tel: 07889 976463
Help! Cat Fosterers Needed: Calling any cat lovers willing to volunteer as cat fosterers - all expenses will be met by the branch.
Help! Volunteers Needed: Cambridge CP also need more helpers in their shop please!
Support Shop: The Cat Flap, 172 Mill Rd, Cambridge, CB1 3LP. 
Tel - General Enquiries: 01223 241371
Tel - Cat Adoption: 01223 528312
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Website: www.cambridge.cats.org.uk
National CP Helpline: 03000 12 12 12

Cats Protection - Downham Market Cat Adoption Centre

Cats for Rehoming at Cats Protection - Downham Market Cat Adoption CentreRegistered Charity no. 203644
Covering Norfolk, Cambridgeshire, South Lincs & Suffolk. All cats & kittens are homed neutered, microchipped, have had at least their first vaccination, are treated for fleas & worms and come with 4 weeks free pet insurance. If you are looking to adopt a new feline companion, you will be spoilt for choice!
Adopt a Cat: See Cats for Homing at This Shelter
Rehoming Centre: Downham Market Adoption Centre, Wards Chase, Stowbridge, King's Lynn, Norfolk, PE34 3NN. Opening Times: Open 6 days a week, 11am - 3pm. Closed Tuesdays.
Tel: 01366 382311
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Website: www.downhammarket.cats.org.uk
National CP Helpline: 03000 12 12 12

Cats Protection - Ely & District

Registered Charity no. 203644
Based in Ely. The branch regularly has around 30 to 40 cats and kittens seeking a new home, which are cared for by six fosterers. If you are able to offer a kind, loving and permanent home to one (or more!) of their cats, drop them an email or give them a call.
Adopt a Cat: Contact the branch as below to ask about cats needing homes.
Tel: 01353 699430
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Website: www.ely.cats.org.uk
National CP Helpline: 03000 12 12 12

Cats Protection - Fenland (Neutering Branch)

Registered Charity no. 203644
Based in Peterborough, covering postcode areas PE13, PE14,PE15, PE16,PE26. Please Note: This branch currently offers cat neutering assistance only, and is therefore unable to help with adoption or rehoming.
Neutering Assistance: Help with the cost of cat neutering is available for people on means tested benefits and low incomes.
Tel: 0345 647 2180
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Website: www.cats.org.uk/fenland
National CP Helpline: 03000 12 12 12

Cats Protection - Peterborough & District

Registered Charity no. 203644
Based in Peterborough. As well as caring for many cats and kittens waiting for a good home, Peterborough CP also run a sponsorship scheme for their permanent feline residents. So, if you cannot re-home a cat at present, sponsoring one can be just as rewarding, for you and for the cat!
Adopt a Cat: Contact the branch as below to ask about cats needing homes.
Neutering Assistance: If you are on a low income Peterborough CP can help towards the cost of neutering.
General Enquiries Tel: 0345 371 2750
Email: Via the contact form on the Cats Protection - Peterborough & District website.
Website: www.peterborough.cats.org.uk
National CP Helpline: 03000 12 12 12

Cats Protection - St Neots, Huntingdon & St Ives

Registered Charity no. 203644
St Neots, Huntingdon & St Ives Cats Protection are a group of volunteers who take in unwanted and stray cats in their catchment area and re-home them to loving homes. All cats are housed in specially designed cat pens in volunteers gardens in the local area. Rural / Farm homes also needed for outdoor cats (ideal as 'mouse patrol'!).
Adopt a Cat: Contact the branch as below to ask about cats needing homes.
Neutering Assistance: Free & reduced cost neutering scheme available for those on benefits or low income.
Lost & Found Register: Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with a picture and detailed description of your cat including where and when it was last seen.
Help! Volunteers Needed: The branch would love to hear from cat lovers willing to help at events, or as cat fosterers. All fosterer's expenses met by the branch.
Support Shop: 10 Cross Keys Mall, Market Square, St. Neots, PE19 2AR (open Mon - Sat, 9.30am - 4.30pm)
Postal Address: St Neots and District CP, PO Box 176, St Neots, Cambs, PE19 2XF
Tel: 01480 476696
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Website: www.stneots.cats.org.uk
National CP Helpline: 03000 12 12 12

Croft House Cat Sanctuary

Covering Wisbech and surrounding area. Rescue and Re-homing of abandoned, unwanted or injured cats and kittens. Cats at Croft House Cat Sanctuary are neutered, vaccinated and given any other vet treatment needed, before being rehomed to loving forever homes. All kittens re-homed must be neutered at 6 months of age. In the event of a re-homing not working out, the sanctuary will take the cat(s) back. Viewings are by appointment only.
Adopt a Cat: Contact the sanctuary as below to ask about cats needing homes.
Tel: 01945 464638
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Facebook: www.facebook.com/CroftHouseCatSanctuary

Katz Cottage Cat Rescue

Based in Upwell, Norfolk. Rescuing and rehoming in Norfolk and the Cambridgeshire borders. Helping domestic cats and kittens plus some feral cat rescues and sometimes also rabbits and guinea pigs. The rescue is always looking for loving permanent homes. All cats are neutered (and kittens if old enough) prior to homing, as well as being de-wormed and treated for fleas. This is a small but dedicated private rescue, and a minimum donation is required to help towards the cost of treatment and care.
Adopt a Cat: Contact the shelter as below to ask about cats needing homes.
Tel: 0771 60 70 516
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Katz Cottage Cat Rescue Facebook Page

MerryLegs Charitable Trust

Registered Charity no. 1155405
Based in Whittlesey, Peterborough. Merrylegs Charitable Trust has been rescuing and rehoming animals at their shelter for over 20 years. They provide veterinary treatment, food, water, shelter and love for all those animals that need it.
Adopt a Cat: Contact the shelter as below to ask about cats needing homes.
Tel: 01733 340021
MerryLegs Charitable Trust Facebook Page

Newmarket Cats

Cats for Rehoming at Newmarket CatsRegistered Charity no. 1089460
Based in Newmarket. Caring for more mature cats in their own environment. Adult cats available for rehoming.
Adopt a Cat: See Cats for Homing at This Shelter
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Pedigrees (all breeds): Rushden Persian Rescue

Rushden Persian Rescue Cat Homing PageRegistered Charity no. 1124730
Based in Rushden, Northants, rehoming across Northants, Warks, Leics, Cambs, Herts and Beds. Rescuing and re-homing Persian cats. All cats are vet checked, vaccinated, neutered and groomed before going to vetted homes. Please contact as below for details of cats needing new homes.
Adopt a Cat: See Cats for Homing at This Shelter
Tel: 01933 387658 or 07954 571814
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Website: www.rushdenpersianrescue.co.uk

Peterborough Cat Rescue

Registered Charity no. 1153044
Covering Peterborough and surrounding area. Helping to rehome stray and unwanted cats and kittens which will have been vet checked, treated for fleas, wormed and neutered if old enough. Also, trapping and arranging for strays / ferals to be neutered or rehomed, if possible. Peterborough Cat Rescue are a self-financing group, and so ask for a donation when rehoming cats and kittens to help them carry out their work.
Adopt a Cat: Contact the shelter as below to ask about cats needing homes.
Help! Volunteers Needed: The shelter are looking for Volunteers to help with fundraising.
Help! Volunteers Needed: They also need cat lovers who can foster a cat between homes.
Tel: 07502 134006

PJ Cat Rescue

Registered Charity no. 1124532
Based in Long Sutton, Lincolnshire. Rescuing abandoned cats and kittens. Providing foster homes and then finding permanent homes. PJ Cat Rescue can also provide advice and assistance to the general public, and also raise awareness of the need to neuter cats and kittens and the need for proper veterinary treatment.
Adopt a Cat: Contact the shelter as below to ask about cats needing homes.
Veterinary Financial Assistance: Help is available for people on limited incomes with vet fees in this area.
Support Shop: 1 - 3 High Street, Long Sutton, Lincolnshire, PE12 9DB.
Tel: 01406 258221 / 01406 365485 / 07899 992973
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Facebook: www.facebook.com/pjcatrescue

RSPCA - Block Fen Animal Centre

Cat Homing Page for RSPCA Block Fen Animal CentreRegistered Charity no. 219099
Based in March in Cambridgeshire. All cats are neutered, fully vaccinated and microchipped before rehoming. If you would like to help Block Fen Animal Centre, or would like to adopt a rescue cat, please contact them using the details below. Home visits and adoption fees apply.
Adopt a Cat: See Cats for Homing at This Shelter
Rehoming Centre: Block Fen Drove, Wimblington, March. PE15 0FB. Open daily 11.00am to 3.30pm (closed Weds).
Tel: 0300 123 0726 (Option 4)
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Website: rspca.org.uk/local/block-fen-animal-centre
Cruelty Line: 0300 1234 999 (24 hours), or for advice visit: RSPCA Help & Advice

RSPCA - Cambridge & District

Registered Charity no. 205098
Based in Cambridge. The branch usually has a wide variety of animals in need of a new home, including cats and dogs. If you are looking for a new pet to share your life with, visit the rehoming gallery on their website, linked below.
Adopt a Cat: Contact the branch as below to ask about cats needing homes.
Neutering Assistance: Also available at reduced cost, at the Cambridge Clinic, below.
Microchipping
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Also available at reduced cost, at the Cambridge Clinic, below. 
Low Cost Vet Clinic: Low cost vet treatment is available to those on low income or receiving benefits. See their website for full details.
Clinic Address: 1 Pool Way, Whitehill Road, Cambridge (Tel: 01223 247 986).
Adoption Enquiries - Tel: 01638 508316
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Website: www.rspca-cambridge.org.uk
Cruelty Line: 0300 1234 999 (24 hours), or for advice visit: RSPCA Help & Advice

RSPCA - Cambridgeshire Mid East

Registered Charity no. 205294
RSPCA Cambridgeshire Mid East aim to promote responsible pet ownership through local microchipping and neutering campaigns. They also have cats, kittens and rabbits for adoption and offer advice and support to the public by telephone calls through their branch line and via email.
Adopt a Cat: Contact the branch as below to ask about cats needing homes.
Tel: 01354 653164
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Website: Cambridgeshire Mid East branch website
Cruelty Line: 0300 1234 999 (24 hours), or for advice visit: RSPCA Help & Advice

RSPCA - Peterborough & District

Registered Charity no. 205155
Covering Peterborough, Stamford, Wisbech and surrounding areas. The branch takes in sick, injured and stray cats, and cares for them until loving new homes can be found. All cats offered for adoption by the branch are microchipped, neutered and vaccinated. If a kitten is too young to be neutered at the time of adoption, they will issue a voucher to cover this.
Adopt a Cat: Contact the branch as below to ask about cats needing homes.
Help! Quality Good Needed: Please help the branch by taking your clean, unwanted items along to their support shop, to raise much needed funds.
Help! Volunteers Needed: Volunteers are always needed to help raise funds for the branch's animal welfare services.
Support Shop: Lovell's Court, Whittlesey, Peterborough.
Postal Address: RSPCA Peterborough & District Branch, 3 Lovells Centre, Blunts Lane, Whittlesey, Peterborough. PE7 1AH.
Tel: 01733 222188
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Website: www.rspca-peterborough.org.uk
Cruelty Line: 0300 1234 999 (24 hours), or for advice visit: RSPCA Help & Advice

Siamese: Siamese Cat Club Welfare Trust

Registered Charity no. 1072366
The SCCWT operates a rescue and re-homing service for unwanted adult siamese cats. Permanent, loving homes are often needed for adult cats. Please note, they do not have kittens for rehoming. The trust runs a sponsorship scheme for un-homeable cats. See their web site for more details.
Adopt a Cat: Contact the shelter as below to ask about cats needing homes.
Lost & Found Register: To report a lost or found siamese cat, contact the relevant welfare officer below.
Rehoming contacts as follows:
Welfare Officer for Norfolk & Suffolk - Tel: 01473 830894 (Not after 9pm please)
Welfare Officer for Essex & East Anglia - Tel: 012776 22734 (Not after 9pm please)
Welfare Officer for Essex - Tel: 01702 218108 (Not after 9pm please)
Welfare Officer for Kent, London & Surrey - Tel: 020 8464 8857 (12pm- 9pm. Urgent calls anytime - within reason)
Welfare Officer for Plymouth / West & South West England - Tel:01752 343966
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Website: www.siameserescue.org.uk

Spotty Dog Cat Rescue

Cat Homing Page for Spotty Dog Cat RescueBased in Spalding. Helping cats and kittens in need of care regardless of age and health issues, all of whom are vaccinated against cat flu / feline infectious enteritis, neutered if old enough and treated for fleas and worms. All cats and kittens are vet checked and any health issues are treated. They can remain at the shelter until homes are found.
Adopt a Cat: See Cats for Homing at This Shelter
Rehoming Shelter: Lucksbridge Farm, South Drove, Spalding Common, Lincs, PE11 3ED.
Tel: 07771 991559
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Wood Green - The Animals Charity (Godmanchester Centre)

Registered Charity no. 298348
Wood Green, The Animals Charity takes in and rehomes around 5,000 animals every year. All kittens and cats are neutered where possible before rehoming. The Godmanchester Charity headquarters in Cambridgeshire is one of the largest rehoming centres in Europe.
Adopt a Cat: Contact the shelter as below to ask about cats needing homes.
Rehoming Centre: Wood Green, King’s Bush Farm, London Road, Godmanchester, Huntingdon, Cambs, PE29 2NH. Open Tuesday to Sunday and Bank Holidays from 10.00am to 4.00pm.
Tel: 0844 248 8181
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Website: www.woodgreen.org.uk

 

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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