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


Blue Cross - Cambridge Rehoming Centre

Cats for Rehoming at Blue Cross  - Cambridge Rehoming CentreRegistered Charity no. 224392
Covering Cambridgeshire and parts of Norfolk, Suffolk, Essex, Hertfordshire, Bedfordshire and Northamptonshire. Caring for and rehoming cats and smaller domestic animals such as rabbits or guinea pigs. The centre can house up to 200 cats at any one time, all of whom are looking for a loving new home. There is such a huge variety of cats seeking homes, there is bound to be just the feline you are looking for. Their procedures for 'match-making' pets to prospective owners it so successful, that they have one of the lowest 'returns' rate of any animal rehoming charity in Britain.
Adopt a Cat: See Cats for Homing at This Shelter
Rehoming Centre: 20 Garlic Row, Newmarket Road, Cambridge, Cambs, CB5 8HW. Open 11am to 4pm daily except Wednesdays. Closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Years Day.
Tel: 0300 777 1470
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Rehoming web page: Blue Cross Cambridge Rehoming Centre
National Website: www.bluecross.org.uk

Blue Cross - Suffolk Rehoming Centre

Registered Charity no. 224392
Covering Suffolk, Essex, parts of Cambridge, and parts of Norfolk. The new Blue Cross rehoming centre on Bourne Hill has allowed the Suffolk centre to double the number of animals they can help and rehome. They offer a matching service to ensure the right pet goes to the right home.
Adopt a Cat: Contact the branch as below to ask about cats needing homes.
Rehoming Centre: Bourne Hill, Wherstead, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP2 8NQ. Open 11am - 4pm daily, Closed Weds.
Tel: 0300 777 1480
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Rehoming Centre Web Page: bluecross.org.uk/suffolk-rehoming-centre
National Website: www.bluecross.org.uk

Brambles Animal Sanctuary

Covering Downham Market. A small, self funded, animal sanctuary based in Denver. Helping unwanted and stray animals find new, loving homes.
Adopt a Cat: Contact the shelter as below to ask about cats needing homes.
Tel: 01366 388456
Brambles Animal Sanctuary Facebook Page

Cat Welfare Wisbech

Registered charity no. 1097808
Based in Wisbech, helping cats in Cambridgeshire, Norfolk and surrounding areas. The charity takes in stray, abandoned and unwanted cats and kittens, rehoming them to loving new homes. All cats over six months of age are neutered. Fundraising events are held throughout the year to raise funds for the upkeep of the cats and the ever increasing veterinary costs. These include bingo, tombolas, jumble sales, a local market stall and a quarterly newsletter with updates on the cats and fosterers.
Adopt a Cat: Contact the shelter as below to ask about cats needing homes.
Neutering Assistance: A reduced price neutering scheme is available at participating vets in the Wisbech area. Please contact as below for more details.
Help! Cat Sponsors Needed: Contact the shelter if you would like to sponsor a cat in their care.
Tel: 07918 869503
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Website: www.catwelfarewisbech.co.uk

Catchums

Cat Homing Page for CatChumsRegistered Charity no. 1159177
Covering Norwich and surrounding area. Rescuing, fostering and finding good homes for unwanted and abandoned cats and kittens in Norwich and the surrounding area. All adult cats and kittens above 4 months are neutered before re-homing. Home & location checks are carried out prior to adoption. CatChums supports and encourages the neutering of cats, and works to improve people's understanding of cats and their care.
Adopt a Cat: See Cats for Homing at This Shelter
Telephone Contact Hours: 10am - 6pm, Monday to Sunday, as follows:
Adoption or Rehoming Enquiries - Tel: 01508 558708 or 01603 464769
Admin Enquiries - Tel: 07951 446858
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Website: www.catchums.org.uk

Cats Protection - Anglia Coastal

Registered Charity no. 203644
Covering Postcodes  NR30-NR35. Helping stray and unwanted cats and kittens in Great Yarmouth, Lowestoft, Beccles, Bungay and surrounding areas find new, loving homes. All cats are health checked, vaccinated, microchipped, neutered where old enough, and received flea nad worm treatments.
Adopt a Cat: Contact the branch as below to ask about cats needing homes.
Neutering Assistance: Help towards the cost of neutering is available if you are on a means-tested benefit.
Lost & Found Register: There is a Lost & Found cats section on their website, linked below.
Tel: 0345 371 4202
Email: Please see the 'Contact Us' page on their website, linked below.
Website: www.waveney.cats.org.uk
National CP Helpline: 03000 12 12 12

Cats Protection - Breckland

Registered Charity no. 203644
Covering postcode areas, IP24, IP26, IP27 & IP28, which includes Thetford, Brandon, Mildenhall, Hockwold, Feltwell etc. Breckland Branch has been helping rescue and rehome cats since October 2002 through their small but dedicated band of fosterers. 
Adopt a Cat: Contact the branch as below to ask about cats needing homes.
Tel: 01842 810018
Email: Via the contact form on the Cats Protection Breckland website.
Website: www.cats.org.uk/breckland
National CP Helpline: 03000 12 12 12

Cats Protection - Dereham Adoption Centre

Registered Charity no. 203644
Based in Longham.  The adoption centre cares for rescued and unwanted cats and kittens; ensuring that they are vet checked, neutered (where old enough), microchipped and vaccinated, before finding them loving homes. 
Adopt a Cat: Contact the rehoming centre as below to ask about cats needing homes.
Rehoming Centre: Hoe Road Farm, Hoe Road, Longham, Dereham, Norfolk, NR19 2RP. Open weekdays from 11am to 3pm and weekends 10am - 3pm.
Tel: 01362 687919
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Website: www.dereham.cats.org.uk
National CP Helpline: 03000 12 12 12

Cats Protection - Downham Market Cat Adoption Centre

Cats for Rehoming at Cats Protection - Downham Market Cat Adoption CentreRegistered Charity no. 203644
Covering Norfolk, Cambridgeshire, South Lincs & Suffolk. All cats & kittens are homed neutered, microchipped, have had at least their first vaccination, are treated for fleas & worms and come with 4 weeks free pet insurance. If you are looking to adopt a new feline companion, you will be spoilt for choice!
Adopt a Cat: See Cats for Homing at This Shelter
Rehoming Centre: Downham Market Adoption Centre, Wards Chase, Stowbridge, King's Lynn, Norfolk, PE34 3NN. Opening Times: Open 6 days a week, 11am - 3pm. Closed Tuesdays.
Tel: 01366 382311
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Website: www.downhammarket.cats.org.uk
National CP Helpline: 03000 12 12 12

Cats Protection - North Walsham & District

Registered Charity no. 203644
Based in North Walsham. The branch rescue and rehome many, many cats over the course of a year. They always have cats looking for new homes. Their website gives lots of helpful advice on cat care, and common feline health concerns. Also, if you would like to support the branch, check out their site to find out about current fundraising events.
Adopt a Cat: Contact the branch as below to ask about cats needing homes.
Tel: 01692 535858
Email: Via the contact form on the Cats Protection North Walsham & District website.
Website: www.cats.org.uk/northwalsham
National CP Helpline: 03000 12 12 12

Cats Protection - Norwich & District

Registered Charity no. 203644
Based in Norwich. Rescuing stray and unwanted cats and kittens - rehabilitating and re-homing them where possible in the Norwich area. Home checks will take place prior to adoption. All cats are microchipped, vaccinated, wormed and up to date with flea treatment; they also come with one month’s free insurance.
Adopt a Cat: Contact the branch as below to ask about cats needing homes.
Neutering Assistance: Vouchers are available for people on benefits £26 for females £20 for males.
Lost & Found Register: A lost and found service is also provided at the Norwich & District branch.
Postal Address: Norwich and District Cats Protection, PO Box 3420, Norwich, Norfolk, NR7 7LD.
Tel: 0345 494 1900
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Website: www.norwich.cats.org.uk
National CP Helpline: 03000 12 12 12

Country Cat Shelter

Registered Charity no. 297973
Rescuing and rehoming in South Norfolk and North Suffolk. Country Cat Shelter are always looking for kind, loving homes for cats and kittens. No healthy cat is ever put to sleep, and the shelter can sometimes help people with their vets fees when funds allow. If you think you can offer one or more or their cats or kittens a permanent, loving home please give them a call. 
Adopt a Cat: Contact the shelter as below to ask about cats needing homes.
Help! Volunteers Needed: If you would like to volunteer your help with fundraising or can offer any other assistance, they would love to hear from you.
Tel: 01502 574562
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Website: www.countrycats.org.uk

F.A.I.T.H. Animal Rescue

Based in Norwich. F.A.I.T.H. is a progressive animal rescue centre, where animal welfare comes first. All dogs and cats are wormed, vaccinated, micro chipped and most leave with four weeks free pet insurance. They have a FULL neutering policy and home checks are also carried out.
Adopt a Cat: Contact the shelter as below to ask about cats needing homes.
Rescue Centre: F.A.I.T.H. Animal Rescue, Stubb Road, Hickling, Norwich, Norfolk, NR12 0BW. Open 10am - 3pm everyday - except Thursdays.
Tel: 01692 598 312
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Website: www.faithanimalrescue.co.uk

Feline Care Cat Rescue

Cat Homing Page for Feline Care Cat RescueRegistered Charity no. 1144830
Covering Norfolk and North Suffolk. A purpose built Cat Rescue Centre set in three acres of rural tranquility, offering cats a loving home whilst finding them new forever homes. Feline Care Cat Rescue also carries out therapeutic work with feral and nervous cats. Every cat taken in at the shelter is neutered, vaccinated and microchipped. Home checks apply.
Adopt a CatSee Cats for Homing at This Shelter
Rescue Centre: Feline Care Cat Rescue, Roudham Road, East Harling, Norwich, Norfolk, NR16 2QN
Tel: 01953 718529
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Website: www.felinecare.org.uk

Feline Network - Norfolk

Registered Charity no. 1157756
Based in Norwich, rescuing cats throughout Norfolk and the UK. Feline Network rescues, rehabilitates and rehomes unwanted, abused and stray cats and kittens. All are neutered, microchipped, vaccinated, treated for fleas and worms, and seen by a vet prior to rehoming. They also trap, neuter, health-check and find safe environments for ferals. Good, loving homes always needed!
Adopt a Cat: Contact the shelter as below to ask about cats needing homes.
Help! Volunteers Required: Feline Network would love to hear from anyone available to join their team.
Please Note: This Shelter is currently full. Please contact them if you wish to adopt a cat.
Tel: 01803 392550 or 07948 624512
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Website: www.feline-network.co.uk

Katz Cottage Cat Rescue

Based in Upwell, Norfolk. Rescuing and rehoming in Norfolk and the Cambridgeshire borders. Helping domestic cats and kittens plus some feral cat rescues and sometimes also rabbits and guinea pigs. The rescue is always looking for loving permanent homes. All cats are neutered (and kittens if old enough) prior to homing, as well as being de-wormed and treated for fleas. This is a small but dedicated private rescue, and a minimum donation is required to help towards the cost of treatment and care.
Adopt a Cat: Contact the shelter as below to ask about cats needing homes.
Tel: 0771 60 70 516
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Katz Cottage Cat Rescue Facebook Page

Newmarket Cats

Cats for Rehoming at Newmarket CatsRegistered Charity no. 1089460
Based in Newmarket. Caring for more mature cats in their own environment. Adult cats available for rehoming.
Adopt a Cat: See Cats for Homing at This Shelter
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Norfolk & Suffolk Animal Trust

Registered Charity no. 295518
Covering Norfolk and Suffolk. The happiness and health of their rescue animals, is crucial to Norfolk & Suffolk Animal Trust. They aim to find a loving family home for life, for each and every animal in their care, and they never destroy a healthy animal.
Adopt a Cat: Contact the shelter as below to ask about cats needing homes.
Support Shop: 2 Broad Row, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk.
Rescue Centre: Norfolk & Suffolk Animal Trust, Fremantle Road, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR30 4AT.
Cat Adoption Tel: 01493 844631
Dog Adoption Tel: 01502 740787 or 07803 745541 (9.00am to 6.00pm. Tuesday to Sunday)
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Website: www.nasatrust.co.uk

North Norfolk Cats Lifeline Trust

A small, local charity, based in Beeston Regis, near Sheringham.  Taking in and caring for unwanted and stray cats, ensuring they are neutered, and hopefully finding them good, caring homes. They depend on the support of local people for the considerable costs of running South Hollow; a lovely peaceful place where hurt and abused cats can recover in quiet, caring conditions. If you'd like a feline friend, but cannot offer a home, why not pop along to the sanctuary and choose a cat to befriend and sponsor?
Adopt a Cat: Contact the shelter as below to ask about cats needing homes.
Help! Volunteers Needed: If you have some time available to help in the catteries both mornings and / or afternoons, please contact North Norfolk Cats Lifeline Trust using the details below.
Rescue Shelter: 'South Hollow', Sheringwood, Beeston Regis, Near Sheringham, Norfolk. NR26 8TS
Tel: 01263 822560
North Norfolk Cats Lifeline Trust’s Facebook

PACT (People for Animal Care Trust) Animal Sanctuary

Registered Charity no. 1045251
Covering Norfolk and North Suffolk. The sanctuary rescues, rehabilitates and rehomes all kinds of animals including wildlife. PACT is the largest all-animal sanctuary in Norfolk. Good homes are especially needed for elderly animals. The sanctuary specialises in helping abused animals return to health and enabling them to find loving homes.
Adopt a Cat: Contact the sanctuary as below to ask about cats needing homes.
Rehoming Centre: River Farm, Woodrising, Near Hingam, Norfolk, NR9 4PJ. (Open Wednesday - Saturday, 12 noon - 3.30pm or by appointment)
Tel: 01362 820775
Email: Via the contact form on the PACT website.
Website: www.pactsanctuary.org

Rose Cottage Cats

Based on the Norfolk / Suffolk border. A small home run cat and kitten rescue, always looking for good, loving homes for the cats in their care.
Adopt a Cat: Contact the shelter as below to ask about cats needing homes.
Tel: 01508 482737
Rose Cottage Cats Facebook Page

RSPCA - East Norfolk

Registered Charity no. 206296
Covering Great Yarmouth, Gorelston and north towards Cromer. Carrying out rescue, rehabilitation and rehoming of animals in need. All animals are health checked, neutered, microchipped, vaccinated and given flea and worm treatments before being rehomed. Animals too young to be neutered are rehomed with a neutering voucher, to be done when old enough. Home checks are carried out by the branch, and they do not rehome to busy main roads.
Adopt a Cat: Contact the shelter as below to ask about cats needing homes.
Neutering Assistance: Neutering vouchers available to those on means tested benefits: Tel: 01493 858936
Animal Welfare Clinic: For the treatment of pets owned by those in receipt of a means tested benefit: RSPCA Great Yarmouth Clinic, Tarworks Road, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR30 1QR - Tel: 01493 858936. This clinic is open on Tuesdays & Fridays - 3pm to 4pm.
Please Note: Viewing is by appointment only as all cats and dogs are housed / fostered elsewhere. Call 07867 972870 between 9am and 6pm (Thurs to Tues) to make an appointment.
Adoption Tel: 07867 972870
Clinic Tel: 01493 858936
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Website: www.rspcaeastnorfolk.co.uk
Cruelty Line: 0300 1234 999 (24 hours), or for advice visit: RSPCA Help & Advice

RSPCA - Norwich & Mid-Norfolk

Cat Homing Page for RSPCA - Norwich & Mid NorfolkRegistered Charity no. 206629
Covering Norwich, Attleborough, Mundford, Fakenham and Sheringham. All cats at the branch are vet checked, microchipped, neutered, fully vaccinated, treated for fleas and worms before rehoming. They also have 4 weeks free insurance.
Adopt a Cat: See Cats for Homing at This Shelter
Tel: 0303 040 1565 (Monday to Friday 10am - 4pm)
Website: www.rspcanorwich.org.uk
Cruelty Line: 0300 1234 999 (24 hours), or for advice visit: RSPCA Help & Advice

RSPCA - West Norfolk Rehoming Centre

Cat Homing Page for RSPCA - West Norfolk Rehoming CentreRegistered Charity no. 206572
Based on the outskirts of Kings Lynn. The West Norfolk RSPCA Rehoming Centre is an independent branch of the RSPCA, rehoming dogs, cats and other small animals. The branch has been operating for over 30 years and views itself as a stepping stone to any animal's forever home.
Adopt a Cat: See Cats for Homing at This Shelter
Rehoming Centre: West Norfolk RSPCA Rehoming Centre, Eau Brink Bank, Tilney All Saints, King’s Lynn, Norfolk, PE34 4SQ.
Tel: 01553 618889 (Monday to Saturday from 11am to 3pm)
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Website: www.westnorfolkrspca.org.uk
Cruelty Line: 0300 1234 999 (24 hours), or for advice visit: RSPCA Help & Advice

Siamese: Siamese Cat Club Welfare Trust

Registered Charity no. 1072366
The SCCWT operates a rescue and re-homing service for unwanted adult siamese cats. Permanent, loving homes are often needed for adult cats. Please note, they do not have kittens for rehoming. The trust runs a sponsorship scheme for un-homeable cats. See their web site for more details.
Adopt a Cat: Contact the shelter as below to ask about cats needing homes.
Lost & Found Register: To report a lost or found siamese cat, contact the relevant welfare officer below.
Rehoming contacts as follows:
Welfare Officer for Norfolk & Suffolk - Tel: 01473 830894 (Not after 9pm please)
Welfare Officer for Essex & East Anglia - Tel: 012776 22734 (Not after 9pm please)
Welfare Officer for Essex - Tel: 01702 218108 (Not after 9pm please)
Welfare Officer for Kent, London & Surrey - Tel: 020 8464 8857 (12pm- 9pm. Urgent calls anytime - within reason)
Welfare Officer for Plymouth / West & South West England - Tel:01752 343966
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Website: www.siameserescue.org.uk

Spotty Dog Cat Rescue

Cat Homing Page for Spotty Dog Cat RescueBased in Spalding. Helping cats and kittens in need of care regardless of age and health issues, all of whom are vaccinated against cat flu / feline infectious enteritis, neutered if old enough and treated for fleas and worms. All cats and kittens are vet checked and any health issues are treated. They can remain at the shelter until homes are found.
Adopt a Cat: See Cats for Homing at This Shelter
Rehoming Shelter: Lucksbridge Farm, South Drove, Spalding Common, Lincs, PE11 3ED.
Tel: 07771 991559
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Taverham Kitty Rescue

Covering Norwich and the surrounding area. A small group run by a team of volunteers, rescuing and helping to find homes for unwanted or abandoned cats and kittens. All cats rescued by, or signed over to Taverham Kitty Rescue are Neutered and Vaccinated.
Adopt a Cat: Contact the shelter as below to ask about cats needing homes.
Lost & Found Register: Taverham Kitty Rescue maintains a list of Lost & Found Cats in their area.
Tel: 07597 351 325
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Website: www.taverhamkittyrescue.com

Venture Farm Cat Rescue

Registered Charity no. 1015098
Based in Mattishall. The trust rescues, cares for, neuters and rehomes many cats. They are always looking for loving new homes for their rescued felines, including some FIV positive cats (who will need to be 'indoor' cats). The trust is always grateful for donations of goods suitable for resale, and will be pleased to receive them at their support shop in Dereham, or at the farm. They are also very happy to hear from anyone wishing to volunteer their help, there is always plenty to do!
Adopt a Cat: Contact the shelter as below to ask about cats needing homes.
Microchipping: Low-cost microchipping service available, ring 01362 850352 for an appointment.
Support Shop: Norwich Street, Dereham (Open Monday - Saturday 9.30am and 4.30pm).
Rehoming Centre: Thuxton Road, Mattishall, Norfolk, NR20 3LB (open daily except Sundays, 10am - 2pm)
Tel: 01362 850352
Website: www.venturefarm.co.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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