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


8 Lives Cat Rescue

Cat Homing Page for 8 Lives Cat RescueRegistered Charity no. 1172332
Based in Sheffield. A small rescue, set up with the aim of helping cats in need in the Sheffield 8 postcode area. Also rehoming to most places in South Yorkshire and North Derbyshire i.e. Sheffield, Rotherham, Dronfield, Chesterfield etc. All cats will be neutered before re homing, or if too young, this will be required as part of the adoption agreement.
Adopt a Cat: See Cats for Homing at This Shelter
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Website: www.8livescatrescue.org

Barnsley Animal Rescue Charity (B.A.R.C.)

Cat Homing Page for Barnsley Animal Rescue CharityRegistered Charity no. 1052158
Covering South Yorkshire and parts of West Yorkshire. B.A.R.C. rescue and rehome mainly cats and dogs but also other small animals. The charity aims to help find your new best friend, and give all the support and guidance you’ll need along the journey of a lifetime.
Adopt a Cat: See Cats for Homing at This Shelter
Microchipping: Barnsley Animal Rescue are now offering a pet microchipping service for £10
Help! Volunteers Needed:
More volunteers needed for dog walking, home-checking or to help in their shops.
Help! Fosterers needed: BARC desperately needs more volunteer foster carers to look after cats between homes.
Support Shops: 241a Barnsley Road, Cudworth, S.Yorks. / King Street, Hoyland / 21a Hoyland Rd, Hoyland Common, Barnlsey, S.Yorks. / 10-12 Barnsley Rd, Goldthorpe, Rotherham, S.Yorks. / 3 High St, Wombwell, Barnsley, S.Yorks.
Rescue Shelter: Wath Boarding Kennels and Cattery, 11 Station Road, Wath Upon Dearne, Rotherham, S63 7DG.
Tel: 07534 982314 or 01709 876832
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Website: www.barnsleyanimalrescue.org.uk

Bentley Cat Rescue

Based in Doncaster. Bentley Cat Rescue is a new rescue in the Doncaster area. All their rescue cats are vaccinated, microchipped, neutered and have treatment for fleas and worms prior to being homed. Kittens are provided with a free of charge neutering voucher. Home visits will be carried out prior to rehoming.
Adopt a Cat: Contact the shelter as below to ask about cats needing homes.
Tel: 07572 886060

Cat Action Trust (1977) - Doncaster South Branch

Cat Homing Page for Cat Action Trust 1977 - Doncaster SouthRegistered Charity no. 801245
Covering Doncaster, South Yorkshire and surrounding areas. Rescuing, rehabilitating and rehoming stray and feral cats and kittens. Cats are cared for by fosterers, until suitable homes can be found. All cats are neutered before rehoming, and kittens are rehomed on agreement for neutering when old enough.
Adopt a Cat: See Cats for Homing at This Shelter
Tel: 07940 792205
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Website: www.catactiontrustdoncastersouth.co.uk

Cats Protection - Barnsley

Registered Charity no. 203644
Covering S70, S71, S72, S73, S74, S75, also some areas of S35, S36, S63, HD8, HD9, WF4, WF9, DN5.. Promoting responsible cat ownership and regularly offering free neutering campaigns. The branch also help to control feral cat colonies by neutering and returning cats.
Adopt a Cat: Contact the branch as below to ask about cats needing homes.
Neutering Assistance: For information on Neutering Vouchers, Tel: 0792 828 5816
Lost & Found Register:  For information on Lost & found pets in the area, contact the branch as below.
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
Support Shop: 95 High Street, Wombwell, Barnsley, S73 8HS
Tel: 01226 781 998
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Website: www.barnsley.cats.org.uk
National CP Helpline: 03000 12 12 12

Cats Protection - Doncaster

Registered Charity no. 203644
Covering the majority of the Doncaster (DN) postcode areas.Working to improve the lives of unwanted, abandoned or stray cats & kittens by finding them loving new homes. The cats are cared for in foster homes.  The branch may be able to help with feral cat populations through trap, neuter, return.
Adopt a Cat: Contact the branch as below to ask about cats needing homes.
Postal Address: PO Box 48, Doncaster, DN5 8TH.
Tel: 07718 424777
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Website: www.doncaster.cats.org.uk
National CP Helpline: 03000 12 12 12

Cats Protection - North Sheffield

Registered Charity no. 203644
Covering the North Sheffield area. Rescuing, rehabilitating and rehoming unwanted and stray cats. Cats are cared for in foster homes, rather than a central shelter and will be vaccinated, neutered (where appropriate) and microchipped prior to rehoming.
Adopt a Cat: Contact the branch as below to ask about cats needing homes.
Tel: 07870 401502
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Website: www.northsheffield.cats.org.uk
National CP Helpline: 03000 12 12 12

Cats Protection - Sheffield Hallam

Registered Charity no. 203644
Covering Sheffield postcode areas. Sheffield Hallam branch was set up in 1980 and is run by volunteers. They home approximately 260 cats and kittens a year. They currently have eight foster carers who look after rescued cats until they are rehomed. If you would like to become a foster carer, they would love to hear from you. Their main source of fundraising is through the sale of beautiful hand carved cats from Bali, together with other gifts like mirrors, masks, giraffes, pyramids, key holders, money boxes, etc.
Adopt a Cat: Contact the branch as below to ask about cats needing homes.
Neutering Assistance: Free or low cost neutering in Sheffield & Rotherham to people on benefits and low wages.
Lost & Found Register: Please visit the website linked below for details of lost and found pets in the area.
Microchipping: Sheffield Hallam branch are now offering a microchipping service for £10.
Tel: 07785 692883
Website: www.catsprotectionshop.com

Feisty Friends Animal Rescue

Covering Sheffield. Mainly supporting trap, neuter and return programs, and taming and rehoming feral kittens. Also relocating 'at risk' feral cats and working with others to develop a holistic approach to the feral overpopulation in Sheffield. All cats and kittens are neutered prior to leaving Feisty Friends Animal Rescue.
Adopt a Cat: Contact the shelter as below to ask about cats needing homes.
Tel: 07446 149048 - Calls preferred in the evening, and texts at all other times.
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Website: www.feistyfriendsanimalrescue.com

Feral Cat Welfare

Cats for Rehoming at Feral Cat WelfareReg Charity No: 1138335
Supporting feral colonies by providing food and veterinary treatment when necessary. Occasionally outdoor homes / farm buildings are required for feral cats in need of relocation, and indoor/outdoor homes are needed for those cats that have been socialised.
Please Note: This shelter cannot take in domestic cats.
Adopt a Cat: See Cats for Homing at This Shelter
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Website: www.feralcatwelfare.org.uk

Friends of Ferals

Covering Sheffield. The Friends of Ferals initiative run by a small but dedicated team of volunteers, is a commitment to helping to control and monitor the feral population. Cats adopted from Friends of Ferals need extra patience and TLC. All will be neutered before rehoming, and home checks apply.
Adopt a Cat: Contact the shelter as below to ask about cats needing homes.
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Website: www.friendsofferals.co.uk

Hampole Animal Shelter

Adopt a Cat: Contact the shelter as below to ask about cats needing homes.
Wakefield Rd, Hampole, Doncaster, South Yorkshire, DN6 7EX
Tel: 01302 724503

Mangham Animal & Bird Sanctuary

Based in Rotherham. Mangham Animal and Bird Sanctuary is open seven days a week taking in a variety of unwanted animals and birds for re-homing. Any offers of help or donations are always gladly accepted.
Adopt a Cat: Contact the sanctuary as below to ask about cats needing homes.
Animal Sanctuary: Mangham Manor House, Scrooby Lane, Parkgate, Rotherham, S62 6NX
Tel: 01709 527410
Mangham Animal & Bird Sanctuary Facebook Page

Mayflower Sanctuary

Registered Charity no. 1082052
Based in Bawtry, Doncaster, covering: South Yorkshire & Notts. Rescuing and rehoming abandoned and abused cats and dogs to loving homes. The group also undertakes feral cat trapping, neutering and release. All cats are fostered in a home environment until new homes are found, as the sanctuary only has accommodation for dogs at the present time.
Adopt a Cat: Contact the sanctuary as below to ask about cats needing homes.
Rescue Shelter: Narrow Lane, Bawtry, Nr Doncaster, South Yorkshire, DN10 6QJ
Tel: 01302 711330
Email: Via contact us form on their website linked below.
Website: www.mayflowersanctuary.co.uk

Mill House Animal Sanctuary

Registered Charity no. 512905
Based in Sheffield. Mill House takes in all types of animals including dogs, cats, chickens, cows, ducks, pigeons, pigs (the list goes on!), and equines. They need loving homes for many of the rescued, unwanted, or abused animals that they care for.
Adopt a Cat: Contact the shelter as below to ask about cats needing homes.
Rescue Sanctuary: The Mill House, Mayfield Rd, Fulwood, Sheffield, S10 4PR. (open daily, 10am - 3pm)
Tel: 07980 992589
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Website: www.millhouseanimalsanctuary.co.uk

Pet Samaritans

Based in Sheffield. Emergency Pet Care for terminally ill and elderly people, and assistance with pet adoptions and rehoming, There are lots of cats ready for new homes. Pet Samaritans also provide a wildlife rescue service, and education programs.
Adopt a Cat: Contact the shelter as below to ask about cats needing homes.
Animal Sanctuary: Pet Samaritans, Broomhill Mews, Broomhill Road, Old Whittington, Chesterfield, S41 9EA. Open Wednesday – Sunday, 10.00am – 3.30pm.
Tel: 01246 455777 or 07872 421878
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Website: www.petsamaritans.co.uk

Rain Rescue

Cats for Rehoming at Rain RescueRegistered Charity no. 1115089
Based in Rotherham, covering South Yorkshire. Rescuing, rehabilitating and rehoming cats and dogs in crisis, promoting responsible pet ownership and raising awareness of the plight of abandoned animals. All animals rescued by Rain Rescue receive a health check, neutering, vaccinations, microchipping and flea and worming treatment before rehoming.
Adopt a Cat: See Cats for Homing at This Shelter
Tel: 07725 888 207
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Website: www.rainrescue.co.uk

Rotherham Rescue Rangers

Cat Homing Page for Rotherham Rescue RangersRegistered Charity no. 1146955
Covering Rotherham & Surrounds, South Yorkshire. Rescuing and rehoming unwanted, abused, neglected, old or sick cats and kittens through a series of foster homes, also spaying and neutering feral cats. Rescue Rangers are a small group of volunteers, neutering an average 300 cats each year, and rehoming around 150 cats and kittens annually. All cats homed are neutered, which is greatly assisted by Cat Protection, who sponsor their neutering vouchers scheme.
Adopt a Cat: See Cats for Homing at This Shelter
Neutering Assistance: Neutering vouchers scheme, kindly sponsored by Cats Protection. Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Please Note: Rotherham Rescue Rangers does not have a rescue shelter and their few emergency foster homes are used for desperate cases only. They regret that they are unable to take in unwanted pets and remind owners wishing to give up their pets that they have a legal obligation to provide adequate care until a suitable home is found.
Postal Address: Rotherham Rescue Rangers, Holmes Post Office, 146 Ferham Road, Rotherham, S61 1DY.
Tel: 07517 370600
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Rotherham Rescue Rangers Facebook Page

Royston Animal Welfare (RAW)

Cat Homing Page for Royston Animal WelfareRegistered Charity no. 1064870
Based in Barnsley, operating mainly in South and West Yorkshire. Rescuing and rehoming unwanted, abused and abandoned animals, mainly cats and dogs but also rabbits, guinea pigs, mice, fish rats etc. This relatively small organisation is constantly fundraising to keep afloat, so if you can help them in any way, they would love to hear from you, or visit their website for more information, and to view the animals. They operate a non-destruction policy which means that no healthy animal is ever put to sleep.
Adopt a Cat: See Cats for Homing at This Shelter
Lost & Found Register: On-line lost & found pets register for S. Yorkshire: www.syorkspetslostnfound.co.uk
Help! Volunteers Needed: Live in the Barnsley area? Love animals? Got time to spare? RAW would love to hear from you!
Tel: 07874 945689 (Answerphone - Please leave a landline or mobile number)
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Website: www.roystonanimalwelfare.org/rescue

RSPCA - Barnsley & District

RSPCA Barnsley and District Cat Chat Homing PageRegistered Charity no. 226116
Based in Barnsley. RSPCA Barnsley work to protect neglected or injured pets. They give priority to animals rescued by their inspectors from cruelty and neglect. All animals available for adoption at this branch are neutered, vaccinated and micro-chipped.
Adopt a Cat: See Cats for Homing at This Shelter
Lost & Found Register: There is lost and found section on the RSPCA - Barnsley & District website. If you've lost or found a cat in this area, send the details to the email address below.
Cat Rescue & Rehoming - Tel: 07823 550886
Rabbit Rescue & Rehoming - Tel: 07870 989164
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Website: www.rspca-barnsley.org.uk
Cruelty Line: 0300 1234 999 (24 hours), or for advice visit: RSPCA Help & Advice

RSPCA - Chesterfield & North Derbyshire

Registered Charity no. 226142
Based in Chesterfield. Their main aim is to promote responsible pet ownership and to rescue, rehabilitate and re-home those animals in need – finding them loving, permanent homes.
Adopt a Cat: Contact the rehoming centre as below to ask about cats needing homes.
Rehoming Centre: Mayfield Animal Centre, 137 Spital Lane, Chesterfield, Derbyshire, S41 OHL. Open: Tuesday to Sunday 10am to 4.30pm, (Animal viewing: 11.00am – 4.00pm) Closed Mondays
Tel: 01246 273358
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Website: www.chesterfield-rspca.org.uk
Cruelty Line: 0300 1234 999 (24 hours), or for advice visit: RSPCA Help & Advice

RSPCA - Doncaster, Rotherham & District (South Yorkshire Animal Centre)

Registered Charity no. 506259
Covering Doncaster and Rotherham. Rehabilitating and rehoming animals that are rescued from cruelty and neglect by RSPCA Inspectors. All animals are neutered, microchipped and vaccinated (where appropriate) before they are rehomed.
Adopt a Cat: Contact the branch as below to ask about cats needing homes.
Animal Centre: Black Firs Farm, Great North Rd, Bawtry, Doncaster, DN10 6DE. (Open: Daily 11am to 4pm)
Tel: 01302 719790
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Website: www.rspca.org.uk/local/doncaster
Cruelty Line: 0300 1234 999 (24 hours), or for advice visit: RSPCA Help & Advice

RSPCA - Sheffield (Sheffield Animal Shelter)

Registered Charity no. 225570
Based in Sheffield. Rehabilitating and rehoming unwanted, neglected and abandoned cats and dogs. The branch neuter, vaccinate and microchip every dog and cat which comes to the Centre, prior to adoption.
Adopt a Cat: Contact the branch as below to ask about cats needing homes.
Rehoming Centre and Clinic: 2 Stadium Way, Attercliffe, Sheffield, S9 3HN
Opening hours: 10:00am to 4:00pm. Animals are available for viewing 12:00pm - 3:30pm. Closed Wednesdays.
Tel: 01142 898 050
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Web site: www.rspcasheffield.org
Cruelty Line: 0300 1234 999 (24 hours), or for advice visit: RSPCA Help & Advice

Sheffield Cats Shelter

Registered Charity no. 225634
Rehoming cats in South Yorkshire and North Derbyshire. This busy inner city shelter always has many cats needing good homes. They care for up to 50 cats at any one time, and manage to find homes for around 400 cats every year. Volunteers are often needed to help with the cats and for fundraising, or you can help by becoming a member, and you will receive a regular newsletter - details are on their web site. The shelter has a 'no kill' policy.
Adopt a Cat: Contact the shelter as below to ask about cats needing homes.
Lost & Found Register: The shelter operates a lost and found register for lost pets in the area.
Rehoming Shelter: 1 Travis Place, Broomhall, Sheffield, South Yorks, S10 2DB
Opening times: Open for adoptions every afternoon, from 1.30pm to 3.30pm
Tel: 0114 272 4441 (the phone is manned from 1.30pm to 4pm daily)
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Website: www.thesheffieldcatsshelter.org

South Yorkshire Animal Rescue

Based in Sheffield. A rescue and rehoming service for cats and other small animals, as well as helping with injured wildlife. Their main source of funding is from goods sold in their support shop, so volunteers and donated items are always welcome!
Adopt a Cat: Contact the shelter as below to ask about cats needing homes.
Rehoming Centre: 357-359 South Rd, Walkley, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S6 3TD
Tel: 0114 234 9656 (Monday to Saturday, 11am-5:30pm)
Email: Via the contact form on the South Yorkshire Animal Rescue website.
Website: www.syar.org.uk

Thornberry Animal Sanctuary

Registered Charity no. 1018048
Based in North Anston. Rescuing, caring for & rehoming dogs, cats, rabbits, horses etc. Thornberry is a medium sized animal sanctuary that operates a non-destruction policy. This means that no animal is put to sleep, unless it is cruel, due to medical reasons, not to do so. Animals taken in by Thornberry are always given a fighting chance, and animals that are turned away elsewhere often find a home there.
Adopt a Cat: Contact the sanctuary as below to ask about cats needing homes.
Rehoming Centre: The Stables, Todwick Rd. North Anston, Near Sheffield, S. Yorkshire, S25 3SE
Sanctuary opening hours: 11am - 3pm daily.
Tel: 01909 564399
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Thornberry Animal Sanctuary Facebook page

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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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