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5 Valley Cat Rescue

Registered Charity no. 1098105
Based around Stroud, the 5 Valley Cat Rescue has been helping farm, feral, old, disabled and stray cats since the start of 2002, gaining charity status in mid 2003. They rescue cats in need, provide veterinary care where needed and rehome where possible. The group is also concerned with trapping, neutering and returning feral cats, to humanely control the population. If you can offer a loving home to a domestic cat or kitten, or could offer a semi-feral cat a home on a farm, stable or smallholding, please give them a call.
Adopt a Cat: Contact the shelter as below to ask about cats needing homes.
Help! Volunteers Needed: The group is always in need of new volunteers to help with a variety of tasks, so please call if you have a few hours to spare.
Catline - Tel: 01453 886354
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Website: www.5valleycatrescue.org

Blue Cross - Burford Rehoming Centre

Registered Charity no. 224392 
Covering Oxfordshire, Wiltshire, Gloucestershire, Warwickshire, and Northamptonshire. Blue Cross Burford have facilities for 25 dogs, 21 cats, 14 rabbits and other small pets. They also have numerous paddocks and stables to care for up to 60 horses. Please call prior to visiting.
Adopt a Cat: Contact the shelter as below to ask about cats needing homes.
Help! Outdoor Homes Needed: As well as domestic cats, the centre also has many Feral & Farm Cats needing homes!
Rehoming Centre: Shilton Road, Burford, Oxfordshire, OX18 4PF. Open 11.00am–3.45pm, Mon & Tues and Thurs to Sun. Closed Weds.
Tel: 0300 777 1570
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Rehoming Web Page: www.bluecross.org.uk/oxfordshire-burford-rehoming-centre
National Website: www.bluecross.org.uk

Bristol & Wales Cat Rescue

Cat Homing Page - Bristol & Wales Cat RescueRegistered charity no. 1127289
Bristol and Wales Cat Rescue rehomes cats and kittens to adopters within a 50 mile radius, but can only take cats in from Bristol. All potential adopters are homechecked or must supply a letter of reference from their vet. All cats are treated for worms and fleas, litter-trained, socialised also neutered and microchipped if old enough.
Adopt a Cat: See Cats for Homing at This Shelter
Neutering Assistance: Bristol & Wales Cat Rescue can advise on local vets who offer adopters discounted neutering and vaccinations. See their website for details.
Low-cost Microchipping: The rescue promotes responsible ownership and also offers discounted microchipping.
Golden Oldies: Homes needed for Feline 'Golden Oldies' - wonderful companions for human Golden Oldies!
Tel: 0844 257 3525
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Website: www.bristolandwalescatrescue.com

Cats Protection - Cheltenham & Tewkesbury

Registered Charity no. 203644
Covering Postcodes: GL50 to GL53, GL54 4** and GL20. Rescuing stray and unwanted cats and kittens, rehoming where possible and encouraging neutering. Cats are cared for by fosterers at their own homes until new homes can be found.
Adopt a Cat: Contact the branch as below to ask about cats needing homes.
Help! Fosterers Needed: If you live in the area, and would be willing to care for cats in your home or in garden pens, please contact the branch as below.
Help! Volunteers Needed: Volunteers are always welcome to help with fundraising to support the work of the branch.
Cat Adoption - Tel: 0845 371 2730 or Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
General Enquiries - Tel: 0845 371 2730
Website: www.cats.org.uk/cheltenham
National CP Helpline: 03000 12 12 12

Cats Protection - Forest Of Dean

Registered Charity no. 203644
Covering Cinderford, Coleford & Lydney, Ross-on Wye, Chepstow and Monmouth. Cats are cared for in fosterers’ homes until new homes can be found.
Adopt a Cat: Contact the branch as below to ask about cats needing homes.
Support Shop: The Forest Cat, 28a Newerne Street, Lydney, Glos. GL15 5RF 
Tel: 01594 841511
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Website: www.cats-forestofdean.co.uk
National CP Helpline: 03000 12 12 12

Cats Protection - Gloucester, Cirencester & Tetbury

Registered Charity no. 203644
Covering postcode areas GL1, GL2, GL3, GL4, GL7, GL8 and GL19. This busy Cats Protection branch rehomes around 150 abandoned cats each year. Cast are cared for by fosterers rather than in a shelter.
Adopt a Cat: Contact the branch as below to ask about cats needing homes.
Neutering Assistance: This branch offers cat neutering assistance to owners on low incomes.
Tel: 0345 260 3280
Email: Via the contact form on the Cats Protection Gloucester, Cirencester & Tetbury website.
Website: www.gloucester.cats.org.uk
National CP Helpline: 03000 12 12 12

Cats Protection - Stroud

Registered Charity no. 203644
Covering Stroud, Stonehouse, Dursley, Painswick, Nailsworth, Wotton Under Edge and the surrounding areas. Finding homes for many stray and unwanted cats and kittens.
Adopt a Cat: Contact the branch as below to ask about cats needing homes.
Lost & Found Register: Stroud CP operate a lost and found register for their area. See their website for details.
Help! Foster Carers Needed: Stroud CP would love to hear from anyone who might like to volunteer as a short-term cat fosterer. All expenses are met by the branch, so please call if you could help.
Tel: 01453 828326
Email: Via 'Contact Us' page of their website.
Website: www.stroud.cats.org.uk
National CP Helpline: 03000 12 12 12

Cotswolds Dogs & Cats Home

Based in Tetbury. Rescuing abandoned, ill-treated or injured animals throughout the Cotswolds area. Finding new homes for hundreds of unwanted animals each year.
Adopt a Cat: Contact the shelter as below to ask about cats needing homes.
Tel: 07772 737 503
Email: Via the contact form on the Cotswolds Dogs & Cats Home website.
Website: www.cotswoldsdogsandcatshome.org.uk

Gloucestershire Animal Welfare Association and Cheltenham Animal Shelter

Registered Charity no. 1081019
Based in Cheltenham. GAWA rescue and re-home unwanted and abandoned stray cats, dogs and small animals. Each year they care for around 1000 animals.
Adopt a Cat: Contact the rehoming centre as below to ask about cats needing homes.
Rehoming Centre: Gardners Lane, Swindon Rd, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL51 9JW
Tel: 01242 523521
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Website: www.gawa.org.uk

HEART (Homing, Emergency, Animal Rescue Team)

Covering Bristol, Somerset, Gloucestershire and Wiltshire. HEART’s aim is to find secure new homes for animals that have been abandoned or whose owners can no longer care for them. They help dogs, cats, rabbits, horses, goats and many other animals throughout the South West.
Adopt a Cat: Contact the shelter as below to ask about cats needing homes.
Tel: 01179 868005 or 01179 535 663
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Website: www.heartrescue.org.uk

Holly Hedge Animal Sanctuary

Cat Homing Page for Holly Hedge Animal SanctuaryRegistered Charity no. 294606
Covering Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire. Rescuing and rehoming around 800 animals each year. No animal is put to sleep unless advised by a Vet. Adoption fees help towards the cost of microchipping, vaccination and neutering the animals prior to rehoming (those too young to be neutered are rehomed with a neutering agreement).
Adopt a Cat: See Cats for Homing at This Shelter
Rehoming Centre: Holly Hedge Animal Sanctuary, Wild Country Lane, Barrow Gurney, Bristol, BS48 3SE.
Tel: 01275 474719
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Website: www.hollyhedge.org.uk

New Start Cat Rescue

Registered Charity no. 1145090
Based in Gloucester, covering Gloucestershire and the surrounding area. New Start Cat Rescue aims to rescue and help unwanted cats and kittens of any age and to encourage responsible cat ownership. They strive to find suitable homes for any cats who come into their care and give advice when necessary. They neuter feral cats and return them to their normal colonies where possible. They also promote regular vaccination and worming programs, encourage microchipping. Also promoting and encouraging neutering.
Adopt a Cat: Contact the rehoming centre as below to ask about cats needing homes.
Rehoming Centre: New Start Cat Rescue, Huntley Main Garage, Huntley, Gloucestershire, GL19 3EA.
Tel - Cat Adoption: 07598 752992
Tel - Kitten Adoption: 07925 816612
Tel - General Enquiries: 07510 134805
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Website: www.newstartcatrescue.org.uk

Noah's Ark Rescue

Based in Gloucester. Noah's Ark Rescue will help find forever loving homes for domesticated pets, ensuring all are neutered (health permitting) and vaccinated. Animal viewing is by appointment only.
Adopt a Cat: Contact the shelter as below to ask about cats needing homes.
Tel: 07971 489168
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Noah's Ark Rescue Facebook Page

RSPCA - Cheltenham & East Gloucestershire

Registered Charity no. 205097
Covering Gloucestershire. The Cheltenham and East Gloucestershire Branch of the RSPCA provides food, shelter and medical care for rescued animals until they can be found suitable new homes. We rehome dogs, cats, birds, rabbits and other small animals from our rehoming centre on the edge of Cheltenham in Gloucestershire to the whole of the UK.
Adopt a Cat: Contact the branch as below to ask about cats needing homes.
Branch HQ & Clinic Address: Alleyne Lodge, Knapp Road, Cheltenham, GL50 3QH. Kennels and cattery are not located at the main branch address. Viewing is by appointment only.
Tel: 01242 521958 (between 10am-12noon, Mon-Fri)
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Website: RSPCA Cheltenham & East Gloucestershire
Cruelty Line: 0300 1234 999 (24 hours), or for advice visit: RSPCA Help & Advice

RSPCA - Gloucester City & District

Registered Charity no. 204861
Based in Gloucester. RSPCA Gloucester City & District operate a twice weekly veterinary clinic for people on specific benefits as well as providing shelter and vet treatment for many of the unwanted or cruelly treated animals in the area.
Adopt a Cat: Contact the branch as below to ask about cats needing homes.
Clinic: Edwin Lea Clinic, 61 Horton Road, Gloucester, GL1 3PX (Mon & Wed 3pm - 4pm)
Clinic & Rehoming Tel: 01452 412180
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Website: www.rspca.org.uk/local/gloucester
Cruelty Line: 0300 1234 999 (24 hours), or for advice visit: RSPCA Help & Advice

RSPCA - South Cotswolds

Registered Charity no. 207006
Providing animal welfare to the Cirencester, Fairford, Tetbury, Dursley, Nailsworth, Wotton-Under-Edge, Berkeley and Stonehouse areas.
Adopt a Cat: Contact the shelter as below to ask about cats needing homes.
Veterinary & Neutering Assistance: Providing people on income support with a low cost solution to their animal health problems. See branch website for details.
Adoption Centre: Cotswolds Dogs & Cats Home, Beechmeadow, Elmcote Lane, Cambridge, Glocs, GL2 7AS. Telephone the branch to discuss your interest and make an appointment.
Tel: 01453 890014
Website: www.rspca-southcotswolds.org.uk
Cruelty Line: 0300 1234 999 (24 hours), or for advice visit: RSPCA Help & Advice

Starfish Rescue

Based in Gloucestershire - rehoming Nationwide. Starfish Rescue help with any animals at risk, especially cats, dogs and rabbits. All animals will be neutered if they are old enough, for young animals the potential adopter must undertake to have the animal neutered as soon as they are the appropriate age. Home checks will always take place.
Adopt a Cat: Contact the shelter as below to ask about cats needing homes.
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Website: www.starfishdogrescue.co.uk

Teckels Animal Sanctuaries

Registered Charity no. 1108726
Based in Gloucester. Teckels is a charitable animal welfare centre, which was established in 2003 after the Gloucester based rescue kennels and cattery merged with another long established animal rescue centre based in Swindon. Teckels has rescue and re-homed thousands of animals during the past five years from both the Gloucestershire and the Swindon area.
Adopt a Cat: Contact the rehoming centre as below to ask about cats needing homes.
Microchipping: Available from Teckels at a cost of just £10.
Rehoming Centre: Bristol Road, Whitminster, Gloucester, GL2 7LU (open 1pm - 4pm daily, except Mon & Wed)
Tel: 01452 740300
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Website: www.teckelsanimalsanctuaries.co.uk

Twilight Cats - Senior Cat Rescue

Cats needing homes at Twilight Cats EveshamCovering the Vale of Evesham, Stratford-upon-Avon and North Cotswolds. Twilight Cats is a small, privately run rescue dedicated to providing tender loving care to cats in their twilight years. All cats will be vet-checked, neutered, vaccinated (if appropriate for their age / health), microchipped, wormed and treated for fleas prior to adoption. A minimum fee of £50 is required to cover this.
Adopt a Cat: See Cats for Homing at This Shelter
Please note: Space is limited; cats are only taken in if referred by local vets, and occasionally other rescue shelters.
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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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