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Cat and kitten rescue & rehoming centres covering the Isle of Wight. Adopt a cat from your local rescue shelter.

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Organisations are listed alphabetically. Please browse through the page to locate rescues nearest you.

Cats Protection - Isle of Wight Adoption Centre

Registered Charity no. 203644
Based in Ryde. Caring for and finding homes for unwanted and stray cats and kittens. All cats handed into their care are vet checked and vaccinated, neutered & microchipped before going to their new homes.
Rehoming Centre: 122 Marlborough Road, Ryde, Isle of Wight, PO33 1AW
Tel: 03000 120251
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Website: www.isleofwight.cats.org.uk
National CP Helpline: 03000 12 12 12

Feline Welfare

Registered Charity no. 1084722
Based in Newport. Rescuing and rehoming cats and kittens who come into their care, whether they are victims of abandonment, neglect or accidents. They also actively try to control the feral population on the island through a Trap, Neuter and Return programme (if there is a source of food and the environment is suitable for them) or by finding other suitable habitats for them. They raise funds all year round and attend various events throughout the Summer months as well as holding our own Summer and Christmas Fayres and Car Boot Sales. If you can offer a loving, permanent home to one or more of the cats in their care, please telephone, or drop them an email.
Neutering Assistance: They also offer help with spaying & neutering to those on limited incomes.
Rehoming Centre: 3 Nicholson Street, Newport, Isle of Wight, PO30 5PT
Tel: 01983 521778
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Website: www.felinewelfareiow.co.uk

Friends of Animals - Isle of Wight branch

Registered Charity no. 1000249
Based in Newport. Friends Of The Animals helps cats, dogs, horses, donkeys, wildlife and birds.
Neutering Assistance: Help with the cost of spaying/neutering is available to those on limited incomes.
Branch Address & Support Shop: 162 Gunville Rd, Newport, Isle of Wight, PO30 5LS.
Head Office Address: 17A Riverway, Newport, Isle of Wight, PO30 5UX.
Tel: 01983 522511
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Friends Of The Animals - Isle of Wight Facebook Page

Isle of Wight Animal Preservation & Action Group

Address: Little Spinney, Solent Road, Cranmore, Yarmouth, Isle of Wight, PO41 0XY
Tel: 01983 761108

Nine Lives Cat Rescue

Based in Wroxhall, nr Ventnor. A small, self-funded rehoming centre at Wroxall. All cats are neutered, blood tested for FIV and Felv, vaccinated and given a health check by their vet prior to homing. A home visit is carried out to all potential homes, and a follow up visit at a later date. Cats are only rehomed where there is catflap access into the house. Viewing is by appointment only.
Tel: 01983 852228
Nine Lives Cat Rescue's Facebook Page

Pound Kitten Rescue

Registered Charity no. 1167435
Based in Poole in Dorset, covering Dorset, Hampshire, Wiltshire, Isle of Wight and the Channel Islands. Rescuing abandoned cats and kittens, and caring for them in volunteer foster homes until they can be rehomed. Also helping dogs and occasionally other animals.
Cat Fosterers needed: Foster homes needed urgently in the Bournemouth and Poole area who can keep kittens for 2-3 weeks until they are old enough to be rehomed. Please e-mail us your location and phone number.
Pound Puppy Rescue can also be contacted as below - these are '8th day' dogs rescued in the nick of time before being put to sleep, so if you are seeking a canine companion, please give them a call, you will be saving another 8th day dog by doing so.
Tel: 01202 623078 or 0773 6176613 (between 10am and 6.30pm only please)
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Website: www.poundpuppy.org/cats

RSPCA - Isle of Wight (Godshill Animal Centre)

Registered Charity no. 205311
Based in Ventnor. The Godshill Animal Centre re-homes cats, dogs, rabbits and cares for the majority of the Island's injured wildlife. They always have animals looking for new adoptive homes.
Rehoming Centre: Bohemia Corner, Merstone Lane, Rookley, Godshill, Ventnor, Isle of Wight (Open: Tuesday to Sunday 11am to 4pm)
Centre Tel: 01983 840287
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Website: www.rspca-iowbranch.org.uk
Cruelty Line: 0300 1234 999 (24 hours), or for advice visit: RSPCA Help & Advice


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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