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Cat and kitten rescue & rehoming centres covering Leicestershire. 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.


Cat Action Trust (1977) - Nuneaton & Hinckley Branch

Cat Homing Page for Cat Action Trust 1977 - Nuneaton & HinckleyRegistered Charity no. 801245
Covering Nuneaton and Hickley. CAT77's policy is to help feral cats by limiting their numbers through neutering and returning to site, and by finding homes for kittens and tame stray cats. The charity has a no-kill policy, and is run entirely by volunteers.
Adopt a Cat: See Cats for Homing at This Shelter
Tel: 02476 730240

Cats In Need

Cat Homing Page for Cats In NeedRegistered Charity no. 1042283
Based in Hinckley, Leicestershire. Cats In Need rescue and rehome cats in and around Nuneaton, Hinckley & surrounding areas.
Adopt a Cat: See Cats for Homing at This Shelter
Tel: 07804 742246

Cats Protection - Leicester & District

Registered Charity no. 203644
Covering the LE postcodes. This branch is a small dedicated group of volunteers who rescue and rehome cats and kittens in Leicestershire and Rutland.
Adopt a Cat: Contact the branch as below to ask about cats needing homes.
Neutering Assistance: The branch continues to offer free neutering, to help reduce the future numbers of homeless cats. If your cat is still not neutered, please get in touch.
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: 0116 416 1306
Website: www.cats.org.uk/leicester
National CP Helpline: 03000 12 12 12 / Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Kitty Cafe Cat Rescue

Based in Nottingham, rehoming in Nottinghamshire, Derbyshire and Leicestershire. A small rescue and rehoming facility run by the Kitty Café in Nottingham. Giving rescued cats and kittens a guaranteed home with all their needs taken care of, until they find their forever homes. All cats will be neutered when old enough. Anyone interested in adopting one of the cats will go through a vetting process and the 'adoption fee' will be donated back to local cat rescues.
Adopt a Cat: Contact the shelter as below to ask about cats needing homes.
Tel: 01159 242214
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Leicester Animal Aid Association

Registered Charity no. 242560
Based in Huncote. Caring for and rehoming unwanted cats and dogs at their rural sanctuary, which currently can accommodate up to 75 dogs and 30 cats. Visitors are welcome 7 days a week, between 10am and 2.30pm.
Adopt a Cat: Contact the shelter as below to ask about cats needing homes.
Rehoming Centre: Huncote Pet Rescue Centre, Elmwood Farm, Forest Rd, Huncote, Leicestershire, LE9 3LE
Kennels / Cattery - Tel: 01455 888257
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Website: www.leicesteranimalaid.org.uk

Leicester Animal Rescue

Registered Charity no. 509784
Covering Leicestershire. Leicester Animal Rescue have many dogs and cats seeking kind, permanent homes. All are microchipped and up to date with flea and worm treatment, and adults are neutered. Please call to book a viewing (viewing times 12 - 3pm 7 days a week)
Adopt a Cat: Contact the rehoming centre as below to ask about cats needing homes.
Rehoming Centre: Fair Winds, Tilton Rd, Billesdon, Leicester, LE7 9FF
Tel: 0116 259 9399
Website: www.leicesteranimalrescue.co.uk

Loughborough Cat Sanctuary

Registered Charity no.1025009
Based in Loughborough, Leicestershire. Helping unwanted, abandoned and ill treated cats in the Loughborough area. The sanctuary is always looking for loving, permanent homes for kittens and cats of all ages. They often have around 100 or more cats in their care. A donation is required on adopting an animal, to enable them to carry on helping other cats. Great care is taken to place the right cat in the right home with the right people so if you feel that you could provide a stable loving and caring home for a cat, cats or kittens please contact as below.
Adopt a Cat: Contact the sanctuary as below to ask about cats needing homes.
Tel: 01509 263357
Website: www.loughboroughcatsanctuary.co.uk

Nikki’s Cat Rescue

Cat Homing Page for Nikki’s Cat RescueBased in Melton Mowbray, covering Leicestershire and further afield when required. All cats are assessed, neutered, vaccinated and microchipped before rehoming. Nikki's Cat Rescue offer lifetime back up for their cats. A home check and adoption fee apply.
Adopt a Cat: See Cats for Homing at This Shelter
Tel: 07794672681
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Website: www.nandjspetcare.com/rescue

Pedigrees (all breeds): Rushden Persian Rescue

Rushden Persian Rescue Cat Homing PageRegistered Charity no. 1124730
Based in Rushden, Northants, rehoming across Northants, Warks, Leics, Cambs, Herts and Beds. Rescuing and re-homing Persian cats. All cats are vet checked, vaccinated, neutered and groomed before going to vetted homes. Please contact as below for details of cats needing new homes.
Adopt a Cat: See Cats for Homing at This Shelter
Tel: 01933 387658 or 07954 571814
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Website: www.rushdenpersianrescue.co.uk

Redgate Farm Animal Sanctuary

Registered Charity no. 1036506
Based in Leicester. The sanctuary takes in domestic animals, farm animals, birds and fowl. They find loving homes for cats and other domestic animals, and also ducks and chickens. Cats which have not been neutered on arrival at the sanctuary, are neutered before rehoming. The farm animals can reside at the sanctuary, and live out their days as companion animals to each other.
Adopt a Cat: Contact the sanctuary as below to ask about cats needing homes.
Rehoming Centre & Sanctuary: 233 Shaw Lane, Markfield, Leicester, Leics. LE67 9PW. (open 7 days a week, except Christmas day).
Tel: 01530 243925
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Website: www.redgatefarmanimalsanctuary.co.uk

Roxies Rescue

Covering Derbyshire, Leicestershire, Northamptonshire, Oxfordshire, Warwickshire and the West Midlands - although can rehome nationwide. Rescuing and rehoming cats and dogs. All cats are cared for in foster homes until the right home comes along, and will be neutered, microchipped and vaccinate before adoption. Home Checks Apply.
Adopt a Cat: Contact the shelter as below to ask about cats needing homes.
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Website: www.roxiesrescue.org

RSPCA - Leicestershire (Woodside Animal Centre)

Registered Charity no. 222621
Based in eicester. Caring for over 3000 animals each year, and finding homes for over 2000 of them, this is one of the busiest RSPCA rehoming centres in the country.
Adopt a Cat: Contact the rehoming centre as below to ask about cats needing homes.
Lost & Found Register: Tel: 0116 224 2434
Rehoming Centre: 190 Scudamore Road, Leicester, LE3 1UQ
Open: Mon, Wed, Thur & Fri: 11am to 4pm, Sat & Sun:11am to 3.00pm, (Closed Tuesdays)
Tel: 0116 233 6677
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Website: www.rspcaleicester.org.uk
Cruelty Line: 0300 1234 999 (24 hours), or for advice visit: RSPCA Help & Advice

The National Animal Trust

Registered Charity no. 243707 
Operating in Leicester and Leicestershire since 1965. The NAT does not have a cattery premises, but places their cats and kittens in temporary foster homes until new permanent homes can be found. All cats are neutered, and are kittens neutered at four months (those too young are rehomed with a neutering agreement).
Adopt a Cat: Contact the shelter as below to ask about cats needing homes.
Neutering Assistance: A subsidised neutering and spaying scheme is in operation, helping to prevent hundreds of kittens being born each year. 
Tel: 0116 288 2014
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Website: www.nationalanimaltrust.org.uk

 

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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