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Allandale Animal Sanctuary

Based in Lanark. The sanctuary cares for up to 40 dogs and 30 cats, as well as a variety of other small animals needing new homes.
Adopt a Cat: Contact the sanctuary as below to ask about cats needing homes.
Rescue Centre & Sanctuary: Easter Baton Farm, West Benhar Road, Harthill, Lanark, Lothian, ML7 5TG
Tel: 01501 823860

Animal Support & Rescue

Reg. Charity no. SC044540
Based in Shawlands, Glasgow. Animal Support & rescue is a small group of people just trying their very best to help animals in need, equine, Feline, Canine or any animal they possibly can, they try & fund everything themselves via their small charity shop in Shawlands.
Adopt a Cat: Contact the shelter as below to ask about cats needing homes.
Tel: 07762195747
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Animal Support & Rescue Facebook Page

Argyll Animal Aid

Scottish Registered Charity no. SCO 13211
Covering Argyll and the Isles. Promoting responsible pet ownership, neutering of cats and dogs, assisting with the rehoming of pets and helping with training. The group is run by volunteers, with no secure funding. All help is greatly appreciated. When adopting a cat, a donation is required which goes towards the costs already incurred, such as neutering. A home-visit is carried out prior to adoption to ensure mutual suitability.
Adopt a Cat: Contact the shelter as below to ask about cats needing homes.
Lost & Found Register: Lost & Found pets displayed on Argyll Animal Aid website.
Rescue Shelter: Argyll Animal Aid, Lochandubh Boarding Kennels & Cattery, Achacha, Barcaldine, by Oban, Argyll, PA37 1SF. Viewing is by appointment only - please phone first! .
Tel: 01631 566406 (After 8.00pm)
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Website: www.argyllanimalaid.org.uk

Cat Action Trust - Lanarkshire

Cat Homing Page for Cat Action Trust - LanarkshireRegistered Charity no. SCO41997
Covering the Lanarkshire and Bonnybridge areas. A small cat rescue, Cat Action Trust Lanarkshire rescues stray, abandoned, domestic and feral cats and kittens and rehomes them. If you can offer a cat or kitten a safe, loving, forever, permanent home, please contact CAT Lanarkshire using the details below.
Adopt a Cat: See Cats for Homing at This Shelter
Neutering Assistance: They can offer subsidised neutering which can help towards the full cost of neutering.
Lost Cat Register:  For information on lost or found cats, see the CAT Lanarkshire website for details.
Microchipping: Please see the ‘help’ section on the CAT Lanarkshire website linked below.
Tel: 0871 890 3034
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Website: www.catactiontrust.co.uk

Cat Action Trust (1977) - Ayrshire

Cat Homing Page for Cat Action Trust 1977 - AyrshireRegistered Charity no. 801245
Covering Ayrshire and Glasgow. Rescuing, rehabilitating and rehoming cats and kittens in the local area. CAT 77's policy is to help feral cats and their future welfare 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: 01563 525814
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Website: www.cat77ayrshire.org.uk

Cat Action Trust (1977) - East Kilbride

Cat Homing Page for Cat Action Trust 1977 - East KilbrideRegistered Charity No. 801245
Covering East Kilbride. CAT 77'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
Postal Address: Cat Action Trust 1977, PO Box 5219, East Kilbride, Glasgow, G74 2DD
Tel: 01355 228855
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Website: www.cat77.org.uk

Cat Advisory & Rescue Service

Liz Cliff, Tel: 0141 569 0005
Jan Kennedy, Tel: 01236 726506

Cat Concern

Cat Homing Page for Cat ConcernRegistered Charity no. SC042401
Covering Lanarkshire and Glasgow. Cat Concern work to rescue and rehome stray, feral, abandoned and unwanted cats in the Lanarkshire and Glasgow areas. All cats in their care will be neutered as soon as they are of an appropriate age.
Adopt a Cat: See Cats for Homing at This Shelter
Lost & Found Register: For missing cats please use the online form on their website.
Tel: 07938 909 215
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Website: www.catconcern.co.uk

Catflap

Scottish Registered Charity no. SC026114
Based in Glasgow. Catflap is a small charity dedicated to cat welfare since 1997. Their aims are: To find suitable permanent homes for homeless cats, to re-unite lost cats with their owners, to provide short-term emergency accommodation for cats in need and to assist with veterinary expenses in cases of genuine hardship. If you could offer a cat or kitten a safe, loving home, and you live in the Glasgow area, contact Catflap as below to find out about the current cats in their care.
Adopt a Cat: Contact the shelter as below to ask about cats needing homes.
Help! Volunteers Needed: Help is always needed for a variety of vital tasks from fund raising, transportation of cats and home-visiting. Please contact as below if you could help, even if it's only for a few hours a week.
Tel: 07773 191519
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Website: www.catflapcharity.org.uk

Cats In Crisis

Cat Homing Page for Cats in Crisis - WishawBased in Wishaw, covering Lanarkshire. Rescue and rehoming Cats and socialising feral cats and kittens. All cats over 6 months will be neutered and home visits carried out prior to adoption.
Adopt a Cat: See Cats for Homing at This Shelter
Tel: 07950 024368
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Cats Protection - Cumnock & Doon Valley

Registered Charity no. 203644 (England & Wales) SC037711 (Scotland)
Covering KA5, KA6 and KA18 postcodes. All cats are vaccinated, micro-chipped, neutered and blood tested where necessary.  They are also involved in the trapping of feral cats and kittens, cats will be neutered and returned if they are not suitable for rehoming.
Adopt a Cat: Contact the branch as below to ask about cats needing homes.
Tel: 0345 371 4219
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Website: www.cumnock.cats.org.uk
National CP Helpline: 03000 12 12 12

Cats Protection - Giffnock & District

Registered Charity no. 203644 (England & Wales) SC037711 (Scotland)
Based in Giffnock. This small branch is run by volunteers who work hard to care for and find homes for unwanted cats and kittens throughout the local area. The branch does not have a rehoming centre; cats are cared for in foster homes until loving homes can be found. All cats are neutered, where old enough, health checked, microchipped and vaccinated prior to rehoming.
Adopt a Cat: Contact the branch as below to ask about cats needing homes.
Tel: 0141 638 5110
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Website: www.cats.org.uk/giffnock

Cats Protection - Glasgow

Cat Homing Page for Cats Protection - Glasgow BranchRegistered Charity no. 203644 (England & Wales) SC037711 (Scotland)
based in Glasgow. Cats Protection run an adoption scheme for their permanent feline residents. They also have many cats and kittens awaiting a loving home, some of which have special circumstances or needs. All cats will be neutered, where age appropriate, microchipped and vaccinated before rehoming takes place.
Adopt a Cat: See Cats for Homing at This Shelter
Postal Address: Glasgow Cats Protection, PO Box 16540, Glasgow, G22 9BG
Tel: 0345 371 2722
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Website: www.glasgow.cats.org.uk
National CP Helpline: 03000 12 12 12

Cats Protection - Glasgow Adoption Centre

Registered Charity no. 203644 (England & Wales) SC037711 (Scotland)
Based in Kirkintilloch.  The adoption centre cares for up to 220 cats at a time and always has cats in need of loving homes. All cats are vaccinated, treated against fleas and worms, micro-chipped, neutered, if over 4 months of age,  and come with 4 weeks free pet insurance.
Adopt a Cat: Contact the rehoming centre as below to ask about cats needing homes.
Rehoming Centre: Langmuirhead Road, Auchinloch, Kirkintilloch, Glasgow, Strathclyde, G66 5LD (Open 11am - 3pm, daily)
Tel: 0141 779 3341
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Website: www.kirkintilloch.cats.org.uk
National CP Helpline: 03000 12 12 12

Cats Protection - Isle of Arran

Registered Charity no. 203644 (England & Wales) SC037711 (Scotland)
Covering Isle of Arran. The branch finds new homes for stray and abandoned cats that come into their care. Cats are vet health checked, vaccinated, microchipped and neutered before going to their new homes and home checks apply.
Adopt a Cat: Contact the branch as below to ask about cats needing homes.
Neutering Assistance: To help reduce the future number of unwanted cats and kittens, this branch offers free neutering for cats on the island.
Help! Fosterers Needed: If you might like to volunteer as a short or long term cat foster carer, please give them a call, expenses are met by the branch.
Rescue Shelter: Blairvoyach farm, Shannochie, Isle of Arran
Tel: 01770 820611
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Website: www.arran-cats.com
National CP Helpline: 03000 12 12 12

Cats Protection - Lanarkshire

Registered Charity no. 203644 (England & Wales) SC037711 (Scotland)
Covering most of the Lanarkshire area including the large towns of Hamilton, Motherwell and East Kilbride and Biggar (post code areas ML1 to ML12. and G71 to G75). Dealingl with all aspects of cat welfare including rescue, rehabilitation, re-homing, fostering and neutering. Also actively supporting the neuturing and welfare of local feral cats.
Adopt a Cat: Contact the branch as below to ask about cats needing homes.
Neutering Assistance: Vouchers available for those on means-tested benefits.
Lost & Found Register: Call 0781 4044736 and leave your details, or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Tel: 01698 619219
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Website: www.cats.org.uk/lanarkshire
National CP Helpline: 03000 12 12 12

Cats Protection - North Ayrshire

Registered Charity no. 203644 (England & Wales) SC037711 (Scotland)
Covering Irvine to Largs and Beith. North Ayrshire is a very busy branch, averagely rehoming over 200 cats and kittens every year. Advice and assistance for cats in need is always available. Their work also covers the neutering and feeding of local feral cat colonies. North Ayrshire branch always has a number of cats and kittens looking for a new, loving home, please contact them as below if you could offer a home, or help in any way.
Adopt a Cat: Contact the branch as below to ask about cats needing homes.
Neutering Assistance: Financial help towards neutering is available to those on a low income.
Postal Address: P.O. Box 8508, Saltcoats, Ayrshire, KA21 5YD
Tel: 03453 714 218
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (if you receive no response within 24 hours, please telephone)
Website: www.northayrshire.cats.org.uk
National CP Helpline: 03000 12 12 12

Cats Protection - Renfrewshire

Registered Charity no. 203644 (England & Wales) SC037711 (Scotland)
Rescuing and rehoming unwanted cats and kittens in the Renfrewshire area. They always have a number of adult cats who are in need of a good, loving home.
Neutering Assistance: They run a £5 neutering scheme for those on benefits or low income in PA postcodes.
Help! Fosterers Needed: If you might like to volunteer as a short or long term cat foster carer, please give them a call, expenses are met by the branch. This would suit pensioners who don't want to take on the responsibility or expense of a permanent cat.
Please Note: Contact for this branch is currently through head office, as follows:
National CP Helpline: 03000 12 12 12 / National CP Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. / Website: www.cats.org.uk

Cats Protection - South Ayrshire

Registered Charity no. 203644 (England & Wales) SC037711 (Scotland)
Covering South Ayrshire, postcodes KA6, KA7, KA8, KA9, KA10, KA19 & KA26 (roughly from Troon to Girvan and most areas with a 01292 telephone prefix). The branch does not have a central shelter; all cats are cared for in foster homes. Cats are neutered, where age appropriate, vaccinated and microchipped.
Adopt a Cat: Contact the branch as below to ask about cats needing homes.
Neutering Assistance: In addition to rescuing and rehoming abandoned and unwanted cats, the branch can also offer assistance with neutering.
Lost & Found Register: Details of cats lost and found in the area are also posted on their website.
Information Centre: 5 River Street, Ayr, Ayrshire.
Tel: 03453 714 216
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Website: www.southayrshire.cats.org.uk
National CP Helpline: 03000 12 12 12

Cats Protection - West Lothian

Registered Charity no. 203644 (England & Wales) SC037711 (Scotland)
Rehoming cats and kittens in West Lothian, Midlothian, Edinburgh and East Lothian.
Adopt a Cat: Contact the branch as below to ask about cats needing homes.
Neutering Assistance: Low-cost vouchers are available, enquire by email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 
Lost & Found Register: The branch operates a Lost & Found register, and there is a Lost & Found section on their website.
Help! Volunteers Needed: The West Lothian branch is desperate for some new volunteers - could you fit the bill? If you love cats, and do not object to being unpaid, overworked and frequently harassed then you'd be perfect! Seriously though, volunteering brings immense satisfaction from being able to help the sick, injured and unwanted cats in your area. To enquire about becoming a volunteer for the West Lothian Branch, please contact them using the details below.
Help! Sponsors Needed: If you are currently unable to take adopt a cat, you might consider sponsoring one of the branch's resident cats or sponsoring a cat-pen. Cat-pen Sponsorship can make a great present too! Email as below to enquire.
Tel: 01506 298 107
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Website: www.cats.org.uk/west-lothian
National CP Helpline: 03000 12 12 12

Clyde Valley Cat Rescue

Based in Lanark, South Lanarkshire, ML9. Rescue & rehoming unwanted and abandoned cats & kittens, and offering general advice on the care and welfare of cats.
Adopt a Cat: Contact the shelter as below to ask about cats needing homes.
Tel: 07756 702 668
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Kintyre Collie & Pet Rescue

Based in Campbeltown, Argyll, Strathclyde. A small dedicated group helping animals who have lost their homes, and people who need help with their pets. The group is entirely self funded.
Adopt a Cat: Contact the shelter as below to ask about cats needing homes.
Tel: 01586 551620
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Park Farm Animal Sanctuary

Based in Turnberry, South Ayrshire, covering Scotland and Northern England Rescuing domesticated and farm animals and ensuring they are either rehomed or stay at the sanctuary for life depending on the animal's circumstances. They currently have horses, goats, sheep, calves, dogs, cats, poultry, chinchillas, turtles, rabbits and guinea pigs. Some of the cats would be suitable for rehoming to the right homes, but others will stay at the sanctuary, and are available to sponsor.
Adopt a Cat: Contact the sanctuary as below to ask about cats needing homes.
Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Website: www.freewebs.com/parkfarmanimal

Second Chance Cat Rescue

Cat Homing Page for Second Chance Cat RescueCovering the Peebles and Biggar area. Providing a safe place for stray or unwanted cats and kittens. They will be given the care they need, including veterinary care, until a suitable new home can be found. All adults cats are neutered, vaccinated, wormed and microchipped before going to a new home.
Adopt a Cat: See Cats for Homing at This Shelter
Tel: 01864 502 681
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Website: www.secondchancecats.org.uk

SSPCA - Ayrshire & SW Scotland

Scottish Registered Charity no. SC 006467
Based in Ayr. The Scottish Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (Scottish SPCA) prevents cruelty to animals and encourages kindness and humanity in their treatment. They rely on the public to continue rescuing and rehoming Scotland's abandoned, neglected and defenceless animals.
Adopt a Cat: Contact the rehoming centre as below to ask about cats needing homes.
Rescue Centre: Millview, No. 4 Holding, Mainholm, Ayr, KA6 5HD.
Open: Monday to Sunday 10am - 4pm
Tel: SSPCA Helpline 03000 999 999
Email: Via the contact form on the SSPCA website.
Website: www.scottishspca.org

SSPCA - Dumbartonshire & West Scotland

Scottish Registered Charity no. SC006467
Based in Dumbarton. The Scottish Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SSPCA) centres care for thousands of abused, abandoned and injured animals every year. If you are looking for a new pet they would be delighted to welcome you at the centre.
Adopt a Cat: Contact the rehoming centre as below to ask about cats needing homes.
Rehoming Centre: Dumbarton Road, Milton, Dumbarton, G82 2UA. Open 10am - 4pm, six days a week (closed Tuesday).
Tel: SSPCA Helpline 03000 999 999
Email: Via the contact form on the SSPCA website.
Website: www.scottishspca.org

SSPCA - Glasgow

Scottish Registered Charity no. SC 006467
Based in Glasgow. The Scottish Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (Scottish SPCA) prevents cruelty to animals and encourages kindness and humanity in their treatment. They rely on the public to continue rescuing and rehoming Scotland's abandoned, neglected and defenceless animals.
Adopt a Cat: Contact the shelter as below to ask about cats needing homes.
Rescue Centre: 125 Kinnell Avenue, Cardonald, Glasgow, G52 3RY.
Open: Monday to Sunday 10am - 4pm
Tel: SSPCA Helpline 03000 999 999
Email: Via the contact form on the SSPCA website.
Website: www.scottishspca.org

SSPCA - Lanarkshire

Scottish Registered Charity no. SC006467
The Scottish Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (Scottish SPCA) prevents cruelty to animals and encourages kindness and humanity in their treatment. They rely on the public to continue rescuing and rehoming Scotland's abandoned, neglected and defenceless animals.
Adopt a Cat: Contact the rehoming centre as below to ask about cats needing homes.
Rehoming Centre: Bothwell Road, Hamilton, ML3 0SB.
Open: Monday to Sunday 10am - 4pm
Tel: SSPCA Helpline 03000 999 999
Email: Via the contact form on the SSPCA website.
Website: www.scottishspca.org/rehome/our-centres/lanarkshire

 

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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