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Cats Protection - Alness & District

Registered Charity no: 203644 (England & Wales) SC037711 (Scotland)
Areas: Mainly Ross-shire. Rescuing, helping and rehoming cats in Ross-shire. Also assists with feral / farm cats.
Fosterers / Volunteers needed: The branch are always in need of new Fosterers to care for cats between homes, and volunteers to help fundraise. If you could help in any way, please get in touch as below.
Tel: 0345 371 4204
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Website: www.alness.cats.org.uk
National CP Helpline: 03000 12 12 12

Cats Protection - Ardnamurchan & Mull

Registered Charity no: 203644 (England & Wales) SC037711 (Scotland)
Covering postcode areas PH36, and PA62 to PA76.
This small branch is on the Ardnamurchan Peninsula, 50 miles west of Fort William. Since their formation in 1999 they have homed and neutered many cats. Various fundraising events are held between the two communities of Kilchoan and Acharacle.
Neutering Assistance: Available towards the cost of neutering and sometimes vet bills, for those on a low income.
Tel: 07583 103 678
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Website: www.cats.org.uk/ardnamurchan
National CP Helpline: 03000 12 12 12

Cats Protection - Caithness

Registered Charity no: 203644 (England & Wales) SC037711 (Scotland)
Rescuing and rehoming cats and kittens throughout Caithness.All cats are neutered before being released to their new homes.
Neutering Assistance: Available towards the cost of cat neutering for those on a low income.
Lost & Found Register: If your cat is missing, please contact this branch with as many details as you can.
Tel: 0345 371 4217
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Website: www.cats.org.uk/caithness
National CP Helpline: 03000 12 12 12

Cats Protection - Fort William & District

Registered Charity no: 203644 (England & Wales) SC037711 (Scotland)
Foster Carers Needed: Fort William & District CP would love to hear from anyone who might be willing to become a 'fosterer' for cats and kittens prior to rehoming. All expenses are met by the branch. Please call them if you can help.
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

Cats Protection - Inverness

Registered Charity no: 203644 (England & Wales) SC037711 (Scotland)
Inverness Cats Protection are looking to establish a well known branch in their local area, to help support local vets, provide information and support to the public and, of course, ensure the safety and wellbeing of cats in their area.
Fosterers Needed: The branch would love to hear from anyone who might be willing to become a 'fosterer' for cats and kittens prior to rehoming.
Volunteers Needed: Whether you have 5 hours or 5 minutes a week to spare, please get in touch!
Lost & Found Register: Cats Protection has teamed up with Animal Search UK to provide the UK's most advanced lost and found database. Visit: www.animalsearchuk.co.uk
Tel: 07815 910861
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Website: www.inverness.cats.org.uk
National CP Helpline: 03000 12 12 12

Cats Protection - Isle Of Skye

Registered Charity no: 203644 (England & Wales) SC037711 (Scotland)
Tel: 07817 943 072
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Website: www.cats.org.uk/isle-of-skye

Cats Protection - Nairn

Registered Charity no: 203644 (England & Wales) SC037711 (Scotland)
Rescuing, caring for and rehoming cats, this dedicated branch covers the Nairn, Gollanfield, Croy, Cawdor, Auldearn, Dyke and Brodie areas.
Fosterers / Volunteers Needed: The branch are always in need of new Fosterers to care for cats between homes, and volunteers to fundraise. If you can help, please get in touch.
Tel: 03453 712 714
Email: via the contact form on the website below.
Website: www.nairn.cats.org.uk
National CP Helpline: 03000 12 12 12

Cats Protection - Strathspey

Registered Charity no: 203644 (England & Wales) SC037711 (Scotland)
Tel: 0345 371 2725
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Website: www.strathspey.cats.org.uk
National CP Helpline: 03000 12 12 12

Cats Protection - Tain & District

Cat Homing Page for Cats Protection - Tain & DistrictRegistered Charity no: 203644 (England & Wales) SC037711 (Scotland)
Covering Invergordon in Ross-shire to Helmsdale in Sutherland. Postcode areas: IV18, IV19, IV20, IV25, IV27, IV28, KW8, KW9 and KW10. Rescuing, helping and rehoming cats since June 2000.
See Cats for Homing at This Shelter
Tel: 0345 371 2737
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Website: www.tain.cats.org.uk
National CP Helpline: 03000 12 12 12

Inverness Cat Rescue

Based in Kinmylies, covering the Inverness area. Inverness Cat Rescue was set up to rescue and re-home unwanted and stray cats and kittens in the Inverness area. They have over 20 years experience in dealing with the welfare and rehabilitation of needy cats/kittens and specialise in hand-rearing orphaned kittens, having successfully reared many litters from their day of birth. The rescue is funded entirely by donations and they rely on the generosity of cat-lovers.
Additional Services: Lost & Found Cat Register
Postal Address: Inverness Cat Rescue, 37 Creag Dhubh Terrace, Kinmylies, Inverness, IV3 8QG
Tel: 01463 226279
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Website: www.invernesscatrescue.co.uk

Munlochy Animal Aid

Scottish Charity No. SCO29144
Helping and rehoming animals in need in the highlands for over 20 Years.
Neutering Assistance: Help is available towards neutering and sometimes vet bills, for those on a low income.
Rehoming Centre: Woodend, North Kessock, Inverness, Inverness-Shire, IV1 3ZD.
Viewing times: Tues, Weds, Thurs and Saturdays from 11.00 a.m. to 3.00 p.m
Tel: 01463 811722
Facebook: www.facebook.com/MunlochyAnimalAid

SSPCA - Caithness & Sutherland

Scottish Registered Charity no: SC 006467
The Scottish Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (Scottish SPCA) prevents cruelty to animals and encourages kindness and humanity in their treatment. They rely on public donations to continue rescuing and rehoming Scotland's abandoned, neglected and defenceless animals.
Rehoming Centre: Balmore, Dounreay by Thurso, Thurso, KW14 7YB - Open: Monday to Sunday 10am - 4pm
Tel: SSPCA Helpline 03000 999 999
Email: See the 'Contact Us' form on their website.
Website: www.scottishspca.org

SSPCA - Dumbartonshire & W. Scotland

Scottish Registered Charity no: SC 006467
The Scottish Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (Scottish SPCA) prevents cruelty to animals and encourages kindness and humanity in their treatment. They rely on public donations to continue rescuing and rehoming Scotland's abandoned, neglected and defenceless animals.
Rehoming Centre: Dumbarton Road, Milton, Dumbarton, G82 2UA.
Open: Monday to Sunday 10am - 4pm
Tel: SSPCA Helpline 03000 999 999
Email: See the 'Contact Us' form on their website.
Website: www.scottishspca.org

SSPCA - Highlands & Islands

Registered Charity Number: SC006467
Rescuing and rehoming Scotland's abandoned, neglected and defenceless animals. The Scottish Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (Scottish SPCA) prevents cruelty to animals and encourages kindness and humanity in their treatment.
Rehoming Centre: 5 Inshes, Inverness, IV2 5BA (Open: Monday to Sunday 10am - 4pm)
Tel: SSPCA Helpline 03000 999 999
Email: See the 'Contact Us' form on their website.
Website: www.scottishspca.org

 

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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