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Blue Cross - Torbay Rehoming Centre

Registered Charity no. 224392
Covering South Devon and East Cornwall. Blue Cross Torbay has facilities for 50 cats.  They always have pets looking for new homes.
Rehoming Centre: Ashley Priors Lane, Watcombe, Torquay, Devon, TQ1 4SE
Open: 10.30am to 4.00pm daily including Bank Hols. Closed Wednesdays, Xmas Day, Boxing Day & New Years Day.
Tel : 0300 777 1550
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Rehoming Web Page: Blue Cross Torbay Rehoming Centre
National Website: www.bluecross.org.uk

Boswiddle Barn Animal Sanctuary

Sanctuary: Boswiddle Barn, Boswiddle Ladock, TRURO, Cornwall, TR24 4NU
Tel: 01872 510226

Cat Action Trust - Devon and Cornwall

Cat Homing Page for Cat Action Trust - Devon & CornwallRegistered Charity no. 1063947 (England & Wales)
Covering Cornwall & Devon. Cats and kittens are available for rehoming to loving permanent homes. The Cat Action Trust works towards making a better life for all cats with a particular interest in feral / farm cats. In addition to the rehoming work, this Branch supports the trapping and neutering of farm and feral cats in line with the Cat Action Trust policy of 'Control Without Killing'. Some of these cats are available for homing to farms or stables and will work in return for shelter, food and care. All the cats which come into the charity's care are neutered, health checked, treated for fleas, worms and any health problems.
Volunteer Fosterers Needed: If you have a spare room, or space for an indoor fostering pen, or garden space for a cat cabin and run, please consider fostering cats & kittens between homes. Contact the branch for more information.
Support Shop: Good quality clothes / bric-a-brac and other saleable items always needed to raise funds in the charity shop in Totnes (74 Fore Street). Volunteers welcome!
See Cats for Homing at This Shelter
Tel: 01803 266 321
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Website: www.catactiontrust.org.uk

Cats Protection - Cornwall Adoption Centre

Registered Charity no. 203644
Cornwall Adoption Centre opened in 2002, and is currently Cats Protection's only purpose built centre in Cornwall. The centre has 30 pens, providing comfortable accommodation for the cats in their care. They always have a variety of cats awaiting permanent, loving homes.
Volunteers Needed: More volunteers area always needed at the adoption centre, see their website for details.
Rehoming Centre: Cornwall Adoption Centre, Point Road, Carnon Downs, Truro, TR3 6JN (Open daily 11am - 4pm )
Tel: 01872 870575
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Website: www.cats.org.uk/cornwall
National CP Helpline: 03000 12 12 12

Cats Protection - Falmouth, Helston & District

Registered Charity no. 203644
Covering Falmouth & Helston district. Cats Protection Falmouth & Helston district are a small group of volunteers involved in caring for and rehoming unwanted cats and kittens in the loca area.
Postal Address: PO Box 185, Falmouth, Cornwall, TR11 4WA.
Tel: 03453 712729 (8.30am-6.30pm)
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Website: www.cats.org.uk/falmouth
National CP Helpline: 03000 12 12 12

Cats Protection - Launceston & District

Registered Charity no. 203644
Covering Postcodes EX23; part of EX22, PL15; PL16; PL27; PL28 and PL29; Part of PL30 and  31;  32; 33; 34 and 35.  This small branch are very active, rehoming in excess of 200 cats/kittens each year. The majority of cats are looked after by foster families.
Tel: 01566 773814
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Website: www.cats.org.uk/launceston
National CP Helpline: 03000 12 12 12

Cats Protection - South East Cornwall

Registered Charity no. 203644
South East Cornwall Cats Protection are always in need of volunteers. Your contribution, no matter how small, will be appreciated.
Lost & Found Register: Lost and found cats are included on their website linked below.
Please Note: This branch is currently running on limited resources, please be patient when making contact. If you have an urgent enquiry, please call the National CP Helpline: 03000 12 12 12
Tel: 01752 929752
Website: www.cats.org.uk/saltash
National CP Helpline: 03000 12 12 12

Cats Protection - St. Austell & District

Registered Charity no. 203644
Covering postcodes PL22, PL23, PL24, PL25 and PL26. Rescuing, rehabilitating and finding a happy, loving and secure home for every cat and kitten that comes into their care; where they will always be fed and cared for, and given veterinary treatment when needed. St Austell & District Cats Protection offers Five Star Treatment to make a Purrfect Difference.
Lost & Found Register: 01726 823562 Tel: (cat homing): 01726 817531 or 07756 262 326
Tel - Cat Adoption: 07756 262326
Tel - General Enquiries: 01726 817837
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Website: www.staustell.cats.org.uk
National CP Helpline: 03000 12 12 12

Cats Protection - Truro & District

Registered Charity no. 203644
Based in Truro. The branch works to rehome cats and kittens, promotes neutering of cats and kittens and provides information to the public. All cats and kittens will be neutered prior to homing when are old enough. Home checks will be carried out.
Neutering Assistance: The branch are able to help towards the cost of neutering if you are on benefits, a pension or are a student and live in the Truro area.
Support Shop: 23 Pydar Street, Truro, Cornwall, TR1 2AY (Open Mon - Sat 9.30am to 4pm.)
Tel: 01872 463 466
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Website: www.trurodistrict.cats.org.uk
National CP Helpline: 03000 12 12 12

Clay County Cat Care

Based in St.Austell, rehoming in Cornwall and Devon. Clay County Cat Care are dedicated to helping and rehoming the many cats and kittens that are abandoned, abused, unwanted, and in need of help. Adoption donations help towards the costs of neutering, microchipping, vaccinating, worm / flea treatment and veterinary check for the adopted cat or kitten. All are rehomed with 4 weeks free pet insurance.
Foster Carers needed: The rescue would love to hear from anyone willing to give up some time to help, or who would like to become a fosterer.
Tel: 01726 852453
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Website: www.claycountycatcare.com

Cornwall Animal Hospital

Registered Charity no. 1153992
Based in Redruth. Cornwall Animal Hospital are a small Cornish based charity focused on improving the lives of sick, abandoned or unwanted pets.
Address: Treleigh Cottages, Treleigh, Redruth, Cornwall, TR16 4AY
Tel: 01209 214004
Website: www.cornwallanimalhospital.org

Feral Cat Rescue Plymouth

Based in Plymouth. Managing local Feral Colony's in the area. Feral Cat Rescue Plymouth operate a Trap, Neuter & Return Policy. They also rehome cats where suitable.
Tel: 07971 076 174
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Feral Cat Rescue Plymouth Facebook Page

Gable's Farm Dogs & Cats Home

Registered Charity no. 204579
Covering Devon and Cornwall. Gable's Farm have been caring for and rehoming stray dogs and cats from Devon and Cornwall for almost 100 years. The home helps around 1,800 animals every year, including providing all the necessary veterinary care and attention during their stay. If you are looking for a new canine or feline companion, Gables Farm would love to hear from you.
Rehoming Centre: Gables Farm, 204 Merifield Road, Plymouth, Devon, PL7 1UQ
Opening hours: 11am - 3.30pm weekdays (closed Thurs.), 11am - 3pm W/ends & B/hols
Tel: 01752 331602
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Website: www.gablesfarm.org.uk

H.A.L.O (UK)

Covering South Devon, Cornwall and Somerset. H.A.L.O (Helping Animals Live On) is a foster based rescue, helping cats and all other animals, as long as a foster home is available. All rescued animals are neutered, vaccinated and microchipped.
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Website: www.halorescue.co.uk

Happy Cat Sanctuary (The)

Based in the Gwinear district. Rescuing and and re-homing of unwanted or stray cats and kittens, in and around the Gwinear district of Cornwall. Age, ability or temperament is irrelevant - They never give up on a cat! Cats are cared for through a network of foster homes. They take in needy cats and kittens of all ages. Elderly cats are also fostered until they are found a new home. No healthy cat is ever put to sleep.
Donations Needed: The rescue relies entirely on fund raising events to pay for food, veterinary bills etc. All help appreciated!
Tel: 01209 831949
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The Happy Cat Sanctuary Facebook Page

Hilltop Animal Haven

Registered Charity no. 295206
Based in Kilkhampton. Hilltop Animal Haven is a small charity that takes older animals, or ones that can no longer be cared for and gives them a loving home for the rest of their lives.
Address: Thurdon, Kilkhampton, Bude, Cornwall, EX23 9RZ
Tel: 01288 321268
Hilltop Animal Haven's Facebook Page

Lonely Pawz

Registered Charity no. 1110587
Covering Redruth. Providing treatment for unwanted and stray cats and small animals and finding new, permanent homes for them.
Postal Address: J.M Williamson Veterinary Surgery, Bartles Estate, North St., Redruth, Cornwall, TR15 1HJ
Tel: 01209 215010
Website: www.lonelypawz.org

National Animal Welfare Trust

Registered Charity no. 1090499
Based in Hayle. The centre rescues and rehomes dogs and cats.
Rehoming Centre: Cornish Animal Rescue Centre, Wheal Alfred Farm, Wheal Alfred Road, Hayle, Cornwall, TR27 5JT
Tel: 01736 756005
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Web site: www.nawt.org.uk

Pedigrees (all breeds): Cornwall Siamese Cat Rescue / St. Annes Cat Rescue Centre

Based in Hayle. A small rescue and rehoming centre caring for cats of all ages and breeds - maximum capacity is 20 cats. Also rescuing and rehoming Siamese and part Siamese cats. Cats are carefully matched to both the people and the home environment, for a happy partnership for both cat and owner!
21 Deverall Rd, Fraddam, Nr. Hayle, Cornwall, TR27 5EP
Tel: 01736 850241

Rainbow Little Cat Rescue

Based in Wall, Cornwall. Rainbow Little Cat Rescue is a local, non-profitmaking organisation which provides temporary, loving care, shelter and veterinary care for unwanted and abandoned cats in south west Cornwall, ultimately seeking suitable and permanent homes for them. Cats are cared for in a 'home-style' environment. The purpose built cattery has plenty of armchairs, cushions and toys and a wired-off porch and an outside play area if the residents feel like a shady doze or a scratch on a tree.
Donations Needed: The rescue relies entirely on fund raising events to pay for food, veterinary bills etc. All help appreciated!
Tel: 01209 831629
Website: www.rainbowlittlecatrescue.weebly.com

RSPCA - Cornwall

Registered Charity no. 1024808
Covering Cornwall. The Venton Animal Centre provides a base from which animals can be adopted and is a focus for the work of the RSPCA throughout Cornwall.  The centre cares for a variety of animals until the right home can be found.
Rehoming Centre: The William and Patricia Venton Animal Centre, Higher Quoit, St Columb, Cornwall, TR9 6JS.
Opening Times: Monday to Sunday 11am to 4pm, Closed Wednesdays
Tel: 01637 881455
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Website: www.rspcacornwall.org.uk
Cruelty Line: 0300 1234 999 (24 hours), or for advice visit: RSPCA Help & Advice

Sally’s Cat Rescue

Based in St. Austell, covering Cornwall. Rescuing and rehoming unwanted or stray cats and kittens in the Cornwall area. All cats are microchipped, and will be neutered over five months of age. Home visits apply.
Lost & Found Register: Details of cats or kittens lost or found in St.Austell can be posted on their website.
Tel: 01726 815665
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Website: www.sallyscatrescue.org.uk

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.
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

Sue’s Cat Rescue

Based near Redruth. This small voluntary cat rescue takes in unwanted and stray cats and kittens and finding them permanent and loving homes. Cats are neutered if old enough, and treated for worms and fleas before rehoming. Those that cannot be rehomed due to their age, or ongoing medical problems can stay at the rescue for the remainder of their lives.
Items Needed: Donations of cat food, litter, kitchen towels, etc.
Tel: 01209 821754
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Sue’s Cat Rescue Facebook Page

Truro Cat Rescue

Based in Truro. Truro Cat Rescue is dedicated to finding good, kind homes for the cats and kittens that come into the shelter. This independently run shelter is funded purely by donations and fundraising events. If you are in the Truro area, and have room in your home and heart for a cat (or two), please contact as below to find out about cats currently in their care.
Rescue Shelter: Rosedale Allet, Truro, Cornwall, TR4 9DJ
Tel: 01872 540349
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William Moses Kitten Rescue

Based in Helston. Rescuing and rehoming unwanted kittens, mostly farm and feral - but no kitten is turned away. This rescue has been finding, loving forever homes for kittens and spayed Mums since 2009.
Tel: 01736 762 191 or 07764 536 203
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Website: www.williammoseskittenrescue.weebly.com

 

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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