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ARC - Animal Rescue Cobh

Covering Co.Cork.
Rescuing and rehoming cats, dogs and other animals in need. All animals are cared for in foster homes while new homes are found. They will be are neutered, fully vaccinated and micro-chipped and vet checked before rehoming. ARC also operates a feral trap, neuter and release program.
Tel: 0876401225
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ARC - Animal Rescue Cobh Facebook Page

Clare SPCA

Registered Charity, No: CHY7038
Branch Tel: 061 36 80 89
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Head Office Tel: 043 33 250 35 - Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Website: www.ispca.ie
National Cruelty Helpline Tel: 1890 515 515

Community Cats Network

Cat Homing Page for Community Cats NetworkRegistered Charity No: CHY 20727
Covering Cork. Community Cats Network has no rescue centre, and is not a rescuing organisation. They are primarily concerned with trap, neuter and return for feral colonies. However, they usually have a number of cats and kittens looking for good homes as a result of their work. All cats are neutered or spayed prior to rehoming (Community Cats Network uses vets that practice early neutering). Home checks will be carried out prior to adoption. An adoption donation is required.
See Cats for Homing at This Shelter
Tel: 086 158 3501 or 086 467 6111
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Website: www.communitycatsnetwork.wordpress.com

Cork Animal Care Society

Registered Charity No. CHY14199
Cork Animal Care Society does their best to take in any animal in need, regardless of origin breed or health. All are vaccinated, flea treated and wormed, and given any other required treatment, before being rehomed. Neutering is carried out unless too young, in which case a deferred neuter date is contractually agreed. If no suitable home can be found animals can remain in the safety and comfort of the shelter.
Rehoming Shelter: Animal Care Society, Hillview Lodge, Clashbredane, Kilmichael, Co.Cork.
Tel: 353 (0)89 4578655
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Website: www.animalcaresociety.ie

Cork Cat Action Trust

Registered Charity no. CHY18345
Cork CAT is dedicated to the health, well-being and welfare of cats feral and domestic, stray, and abandoned. Cork Cat Action Trust is a very small group of volunteers who are trying to help address the crisis of feral cats that need to be neutered and thereby put a halt to the number of feral kittens being born. Their organisation is composed of unpaid volunteers who pay their own expenses. All funds raised go to neutering of cats and caring for those that they are able to help. All donations they receive towards each neuter are greatly needed and appreciated.
Contact is via the Contact Us page on their website below:
Website: www.catactiontrust.wordpress.com

Cork SPCA

The Cork Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals provides a refuge for stray and unwanted animals. Please get in touch if you can offer a loving permanent home.
Rehoming Centre: C.S.P.C.A. Richard Martin House, Link Road, Mahon, Cork. (Open Monday to Friday 10am - 1pm and 2.30pm - 4pm)
Tel: 021 451 5534
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Website: www.cspca.ie
National Cruelty Helpline Tel: 1890 515 515

Kingdom Cat & Dog Rescue

Based in Kenmare.
Kingdom Cat & Dog Rescue are a small group of volunteers raising funds to rescue and rehome unwanted cats and dogs in Co.Kerry. All animals are neutered prior to rehoming (those too young must be returned for neutering when old enough). Home Checks and adoption fees apply.
Tel: 087 394 1441
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Website: www.kcadr.wordpress.com

Limerick Animal Welfare

Registered Charity No: CHY 11598
Limerick Animal Welfare are a registered charity caring for stray & abandoned animals in the Limerick area.
Rescue Centre: LAW, Moorestown, Kilfinane, Co. Limerick.
Tel: 063 91110 or 087 6371044
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Website: www.limerickanimalwelfare.ie

Limerick Feral Cats

Cat Homing Page for Limerick Feral CatsCharity No: CHY 20795
Helping feral cats primarily through trap, neuter and return to their home location. Good farm homes are always needed for neutered, healthy adult feral cats that are unwanted. Please Note: All kittens for rehoming are tame, friendly and have been reared in a home environment. They are *not* feral. All cats and kittens are vet checked and wormed, fully vaccinated, microchipped and neutered before rehoming.
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Tel: 085 1335364
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Website: www.limerickferalcats.com

Limerick SPCA

Charity No: CHY2032
Dealing with the prevention of cruelty to all animals in Limerick City and County and the surrounding counties of Clare & Tipperary.
Tel: 061 415618
Website: www.limerickspca.com
ISPCA National Cruelty Helpline Tel: 1890 515 515

Mallow Animal Rescue

Areas Covered: Northern area of Co. Cork
Mallow Animal Rescue takes in sick and injured cats reported by the public, and nurses them back to health before rehoming. They also help owners re-home their own cats, as well as taking in and rehoming stray cats. All adult cats are neutered before rehoming, and kittens are rehomed with a neutering agreement. A home visit is carried out for all potential adopters, and a follow up visit is made six months after adoption.
Tel: 087 675 8035
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Facebook: www.facebook.com/MallowAnimalRescue

Paw Pourri Animal Rescue

Based in County Clare.
Paw Pourri Animal Rescue has many beautiful kittens and cats available for re-homing. If you would like to Adopt or Foster any of their pets, or can help in any way, please don't hesitate to contact them.
Lost & Found Register: Paw Pourri also run a Lost & Found register for the area, contact details below.
Items Needed: All food donations and treats would be very appreciated by our pets!
Tel: 087 9460061
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Website: www.pawpourri.net

Rural Animal Welfare Resources (RAWR)

Covering West Cork. RAWR is not a rescuing organisation, they are primarily concerned with neutering animal companions and giving advice and support to people needing to re-home vaccinated and neutered pets and strays. However, RAWR usually have a number of cats looking for good homes as a result of their work. They have no rescue centre, so cats are cared for by volunteers until a new home can be found. Their adoption fees include age-appropriate vaccinations, FIV/FeLV tests, spaying/neutering and deworming. No further animals can be taken in at this time, so please only call if you are able to offer a home.
Tel: 086 844 3244
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Website: www.rawr.ie

Second Chance Animal Rescue

Charity No: 17651
Second Chance Animal Rescue aims to help animals, big or small, to find homes in County Clare. Home checks will be carried out and all cats are neutered, wormed and vaccinated where old enough.
Support Shop: 26 Delginis, Shannon. (Open 11.00 - 16.00 Tuesday to Saturday)
Donations Needed: Donations of adult clothes, DVD's and CD'S for their charity shop always welcome.
Tel: 065 682 6033 (daytime) 065 682 6937 (evenings)
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Website: www.scarclare.com

The Tigger Trust

Based in Co. Kerry.
Caring for and finding homes for unwanted and abandoned animals in the Kerry area. Adopters are required to complete an adoption form at the time of taking on an animal, and a follow up call is made to ensure that both the owner and animal are happy.
Neutering Assistance: The trust also runs a scheme for reduced rate neutering/spaying.
Tel: 087 2673023 (9am to 5pm please)
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Tipperary Friends of Animals SPCA

Registered Charity no. CHY 19549 • Mainly covering North Tipperary.
Caring for unwanted and neglected animals in volunteer's homes, until suitable new homes are found. They operate a strict non-destruction policy, which means that no healthy animal is ever destroyed.
Neutering Assistance: Neutering Vouchers available (dogs and cats) for those on low incomes.
Tel: 086 8163707 or 086 8133707
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Website: www.ispca.ie/member_societies
ISPCA National Cruelty Helpline Tel: 1890 515 515

Waterford SPCA

Neutering Assistance: Waterford SPCA run a neutering voucher scheme for those on low incomes.
Address: Summerland Square, Upper Yellow Road, Waterford.
Tel: 051 841432 (Office)
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Website: www.waterfordspca.ie
National Cruelty Helpline Tel: 1890 515 515

West Cork Animal Welfare Group

Helping to rehome both dogs and cats, the group operates a non-destruction policy
Postal Address: West Cork Animal Welfare Group, c/o P O Box 4, Clonakilty Post Office, Clonakilty, Co Cork
Tel: 086 8500131 or 086 3862714
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Website: www.westcorkanimals.com

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