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Cat and kitten rescue & rehoming centres covering Kent (West). 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.


Anim-Mates

Anim-Mates Cat Homing PageRegistered Charity no. 1098252
Covering North West Kent. Rescuing, rehabilitating and rehoming stray, abandoned and unwanted cats. Rescued kittens and cats are lovingly cared for in foster homes. All cats are neutered, vaccinated and microchipped prior to rehoming. Kittens are homed on agreement that they will not go outside until they have been neutered.
Adopt a Cat: See Cats for Homing at This Shelter
Rescue Shelter: Anim-Mates, Olivers Farm, Ash, Kent, TN15 7HF. Visits are by appointment only.
Tel: 07808 625519
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Website: www.anim-mates.org.uk

Animal Samaritans

Registered Charity no. 295345
Covering South East London & North West Kent. Re-homing unwanted and ill-treated animals in the South London and North-West Kent area. Run by unpaid volunteers, they re-home over 200 cats and kittens each year. Animal Samaritans also runs a pet bereavement service for those who have recently lost a much loved pet.
Adopt a Cat: Contact the shelter as below to ask about cats needing homes.
Postal address: Animal Samaritans, PO Box 154, Bexleyheath, Kent, DA16 2WS
Tel: 0208 303 1859
Email: cbbishop (at) btinternet.com
Website: www.animalsamaritans.org.uk

Animal Welfare Charity

Registered Charity no. 2912973
Covering all of Kent. The charity rescues and rehomes abused, abandoned and unwanted cats and dogs. They care for cats of all ages, sizes and from many backgrounds until good loving homes can be found. All homes are vetted prior to rehoming. They are a self-funded registered charity and are always in need of good quality bric-a-brac for fund-raising, and volunteers & foster homes are desperately needed too. If you are looking for a new feline friend to join your family, or if you wish to help in any way, please get in touch as follows.
Adopt a Cat: Contact the shelter as below to ask about cats needing homes.
Neutering Assistance: They also operate with the RSPCA to offer discounted neutering for cats (& dogs & rabbits).
Tel: 01622 812195 or 01622 673094

BabsCats

“BabsRehoming in North West Kent and South East London. Based in Swanley, helping to rescue and rehome unwanted cats and kittens. All cats will be neutered before rehoming.
Adopt a Cat: See Cats for Homing at This Shelter
Please Note: This is a small rescue shelter, which is unable to take further cats in. Please only contact if you would like to adopt a cat.
Tel: 07772 660 006
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Battersea at Brands Hatch

“BatterseaRegistered Charity no. 206394
Based in Ash. Caring for and re-homing both dogs and cats. They care for up to 60 dogs and 35 cats at any one time, including some that have been transferred down from the Home in London. Their 18 cattery pens are full most of the time, even though they manage to rehome 30 to 40 cats each month. Applicants details are retained on file, so they can be matched with just the right cat. If you could offer one of their animals a permanent, loving home, why not go along for a visit. There is also a support shop at the centre, which raises vital funds.
Adopt a Cat: See Cats for Homing at This Shelter
Rehoming Centre: Crowhurst Lane, Ash, Kent, TN15 7HH
Tel: 01474 874994 / 01474 875109 / 0843 509 4444
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Website: www.battersea.org.uk (Brands Hatch)

Beacon Animal Rescue Centre

Based in Canterbury. Rescuing and rehoming cats and dogs throughout Kent. All will be neutered before rehoming (kittens will need to be neutered as part of adoption agreement).
Adopt a Cat: Contact the shelter as below to ask about cats needing homes.
Tel: 07547 909993
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Website: www.barc.uk.com

Blue Cross Rehoming Network (Kent & Surrey)

Cats for Rehoming at Blue Cross Rehoming Network - Kent & SurreyRegistered Charity no. 224392 
Covering Kent and Sussex. Cats for rehoming are cared for by volunteer fosterers rather than at a rehoming centre. If you are considering adopting a cat, please contact the branch using the details below. Visits are by appointment only.
Adopt a Cat: See Cats for Homing at This Shelter
Tel: 0300 777 1928
Email: rehomingnetworkL&SE (at) bluecross.org.uk
Website: www.bluecross.org.uk

Bow Lodge Cat Rescue

Covering Thurrock and Basildon in Essex and Dartford in Kent. This is a small, self funded cat rescue. Cats are neutered and treated for fleas and worms before being rehomed. An adoption donation is required to cover running costs. Homechecks apply.
Adopt a Cat: Contact the shelter as below to ask about cats needing homes.
Thurrock - Tel: 07486 020 138
Dartford - Tel: 07538 184 997
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Bow Lodge Cat Rescue Facebook page

Catcuddles Sanctuary (The)

CatCuddles Cat Homing PageRegistered Charity no. 1147971
Covering London & West Kent. Taking in, assessing, rehabilitating and rehoming pre-loved cats and kittens that need new forever homes, due to unavoidable changes in family circumstances. This is achieved through a fostering network, with fostering hubs both in North and South London. All cats get veterinary care, up to date vaccinations, flea and worming treatment, microchipping and neutering. The sanctuary provides a home environment where each kitty has 1-2-1 affection and lives in its own quarters in a custom build residential annexe with heating, insulation, lighting and music. Catcuddles also aims to help senior citizens care for their furry friends, and believe that cats are therapy to humans and should stay with them as long as possible.
Adopt a Cat: See Cats for Homing at This Shelter
Rehoming Sanctuary: The Catcuddles Sanctuary, 36 Sidney Avenue, N14 4UY.
Tel: 0208 1232230 / 0778 2661255
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Website: www.catcuddles.org.uk

Cats Protection - Bexley & Dartford

Registered Charity no. 203644
Covering areas between Thamesmead, S E London and Meopham, Kent. This branch of cats protection was founded in 1988. They are always happy to welcome new members and are always looking for permanent, loving homes for the cats in their care. Please give them a call if you are seeking a new feline friend. Some of the current cats seeking homes appear on their website, linked below.
Adopt a Cat: Contact the branch as below to ask about cats needing homes.
Neutering Assistance: If you are on a low income please conatct 01322 611 911 or 01322 332 334 to see if you qualify for help with neutering costs.
Tel: 01322 611 911
Website: www.cats.org.uk/bexley
National CP Helpline: 03000 12 12 12

Cats Protection - Bredhurst Cat Adoption Centre

Registered Charity no. 203644
Covering Sittingbourne and surrounding areas. Before adopting a cat from Bredhurst Adoption Centre, you will need to phone to arrange a home visit. Following the visit you will be able to visit the centre (seven days a week between 11.00 and 15.00), and with the help of staff, choose your perfect cat or cats. Even if you don’t want to adopt a cat at the moment, you are welcome to visit. Bredhurst Cat Adoption Centre also offers advice on cat behaviour, and has a retail section with many cat orientated goods!
Adopt a Cat: Contact the rehoming centre as below to ask about cats needing homes.
Neutering Assistance: Please get in touch for further information on assistance available from this branch.
Lost & Found Register: Please contact the Adoption Centre as below if you have lost or found a cat in this area.
Rehoming Centre: 11 Matts Hill Road, Hartlip, Sittingbourne, Kent, ME9 7XA
Tel: 01634 232 471 (between 9am - 4pm)
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Website: www.bredhurstkent.cats.org.uk
National CP Helpline: 03000 12 12 12

Cats Protection - Bromley

Registered Charity no. 203644
This branch is run entirely by a small team of unpaid volunteers, and they do not have a central shelter like some Cats Protection branches. Instead, the cats taken in are cared for in thei homes of foster volunteers.
Adopt a Cat: Contact the branch as below to ask about cats needing homes.
Neutering Assistance: Neutering vouchers are available from this branch - please see branch website.
Lost & Found Register:  See Bromley Cats Protection website for details.
Postal Address: Bromley CP, PO Box 1124, Bromley, BR1 9TU.
Tel: 020 8313 3687
Website: www.cats.org.uk/bromley
National CP Helpline: 03000 12 12 12

Cats Protection - Eltham, Sidcup & District

Registered Charity no. 203644
Based in Eltham. Run by volunteers, this branch cares for unwanted and stray cats until their ideal homes can be found. The branch would love to hear from you if you could offer a loving home to one of the cats in their care, or if you would like to help in any way.
Adopt a Cat: Contact the branch as below to ask about cats needing homes.
Support Shop: 14 Tudor Parade, Well Hall Road, Eltham, London, SE9 6SX.
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: 07591 120 331
Email: Via 'Contact Us' page of the Eltham, Sidcup & District Cats Protection website.
Website: www.cats.org.uk/elthamsidcup
National CP Helpline: 03000 12 12 12

Cats Protection - Medway Towns (Neutering Branch)

Registered Charity no. 203644
Covering Chatham, Gravesham and Medway. Please Note: This branch currently offers cat neutering assistance only, and is therefore unable to help with adoption or rehoming.
Neutering Assistance: Please get in touch for further information on assistance available.
Support Shop: 142 Franklin Rd, Gillingham, Medway, ME7 4DG .
Support Shop & Branch Address: 34 Canterbury Street, Gillingham, Kent, ME7 5TX.
Tel: 01634 913 413
Website: www.cats.org.uk/medway
National CP Helpline: 03000 12 12 12

Cats Protection - Mid Kent (Neutering Branch)

Registered Charity no. 203644
Based in Maidstone. Please Note: This branch currently offers cat neutering assistance only, and is therefore unable to help with adoption or rehoming.
Neutering Assistance: Available for those receiving benefits or on a low income. For more information contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Tel: 0345 371 2758
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Website: www.cats.org.uk/maidstone

Cats Protection - Tenterden & District

Cats Protection Tenterden rescue centre cats for adoptionRegistered Charity no. 203644
Covering postcodes TN23, TN26, TN27, TN28, TN29 and TN30. These include Tenterden, Ashford and surrounding villages and the whole of Romney Marsh. The Tenterden and District branch of Cats Protection was formed in 1997 and is dedicated to rescuing, rehabilitating and rehoming stray and unwanted cats and kittens.
Adopt a Cat: See Cats for Homing at This Shelter
Support Shop: 94c High Street, Tenterden, TN30 6JB. 
Cat Adoption - Tel: 07805 928 394
General Enquiries - Tel: 01797 366379
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Website: www.cats.org.uk/tenterden
National CP Helpline: 03000 12 12 12

Cats Protection - Tunbridge Wells, Crowborough & District

Registered Charity no. 203644
Covering East Sussex and West Kent: Tunbridge Wells, Crowborough and surrounding districts, plus postcodes TN1-TN11, TN13, TN14, TN16, and TN19-TN22. This branch is run by a dedicated band of volunteers who rescue and re-home, stray and unwanted cats in the local area.
Adopt a Cat: Contact the branch as below to ask about cats needing homes.
Neutering Assistance: Neutering helpline - Tel: 01435 813917
Lost & Found Register: In addition to rescuing and rehoming, the branch also runs a lost and found register.
Help! Cat Fosterers Needed: The branch would be pleased to hear from anyone who could volunteer as a cat fosterer for cats 'between homes', or if you have space in your garden for a cat pen (or two!).
Help! Volunteers Needed: The branch would love to hear from anyone able to volunteer some time to help, either with transporting cats to vets, manning a stall, or making home visits )and lots of other things besides!).
Tel: 01892 516377
Email: Via the contact form on the CP - Tunbridge Wells, Crowborough & District website.
Website: www.uckfield.cats.org.uk
National CP Helpline: 03000 12 12 12

Celia Hammond Animal Trust (CHAT) - Canning Town

Cat Homing Page for Celia Hammond Animal Trust - Canning TownRegistered Charity no. 293787
Covering Essex, West Kent and East London. The Celia Hammond Animal Trust run low cost neuter clinics, for those on a low income, as well as an extensive rehabilitation and rehoming service for stray and unwanted animals in London and throughout the South East. They also run a sponsorship scheme for their un-homeable cats.
Adopt a Cat: See Cats for Homing at This Shelter
Neutering Assistance: Neutering assistance for Cats and Dogs is available at the centre.
Help! Semi-Feral Cats Needing Homes:
The Trust are desperate to find homes for some of their semi-feral cats. At the last count they had over 200 semi feral cats currently in care, who need safe, understanding homes. Many will be fine in a rural or semi rural situation, such as farms, smallholdings or stables. Please call if you could offer a suitable home.
Neuter Clinic & Rescue Centre - Canning Town: 151-153 Barking Road, Canning Town, London, E16 4HQ. Viewing cats at the centre is by appointment only.
Tel: 020 7474 8811 (10am - 5.30pm)
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Website: www.celiahammond.org

Celia Hammond Animal Trust (CHAT) - East Sussex

Celia Hammond Animal Trust East Sussex Cat Homing PageRegistered Charity no. 293787
Covering West Kent and East Sussex. Greenacres has all sorts of cats needing homes; from pairs of kittens to elderly cats; cats needing homes with gardens and cats suitable for indoor-only homes; single cats, pairs or trio's; and (not forgetting) feral and semi-feral cats who are seeking suitable outdoor homes (such as farms, smallholdings, stables etc.)
Adopt a Cat: See Cats for Homing at This Shelter
Help! Cat Sponsors Needed: More ‘Cat Sponsors’ needed for their un-homeable cats, could you help?
Head Office & Support Shop: High Street, Wadhurst, East Sussex, TN5 6AG.
Office Tel: 01892 783820 / 783367 
Rehoming Centre & Sanctuary: Greenacres Rehoming Centre & Sanctuary, Stubb Lane, Brede, Nr Hastings, East Sussex, TN31 6BT.
Visiting: If you wish to visit during the week please call to arrange an appointment. Or, drop in and meet the cats on their Open Days (every weekend from 1pm - 4.30pm) where you can discuss offering a home.
Sanctuary Tel: 01424 882198 (please phone first for an appointment)
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Website: www.celiahammond.org

Celia Hammond Animal Trust (CHAT) - Lewisham

Celia Hammond Animal Trust Lewisham Cat Homing PageRegistered Charity no. 293787
The Celia Hammond Animal Trust run low cost neuter clinics for those on a low income, as well as an extensive rehabilitation and rehoming service for stray and unwanted animals in London and throughout the South East. They also run a sponsorship scheme for their un-homeable cats. See their web site for details.
Adopt a Cat: See Cats for Homing at This Shelter
Neutering Assistance: Neutering assistance for Cats and Dogs is available at the centre.
Help! Semi-Feral Cats Needing Homes: The Trust are desperate to find homes for some of their semi-feral cats. At the last count they had over 200 semi feral cats currently in care, who need safe, understanding homes. Many will be fine in a rural or semi rural situation, such as farms, smallholdings or stables.
Neuter Clinic & Rescue Centre - Lewisham: 233 / 235 Lewisham Way, London, SE4 1UY. Open Day Every Saturday 1pm – 5pm. At other times viewing the cats is by appointment only.
To Adopt a cat - Tel: 0208 694 6545
Neutering Enquiries - Tel: 020 8691 2100
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Website: www.celiahammond.org

Celia Hammond Animal Trust (CHAT) - Tunbridge Wells

Registered Charity no. 293787
The Celia Hammond Animal Trust offer an extensive rehabilitation and rehoming service for stray and unwanted animals in London and throughout the South East, often having around 700 cats in their care at any one time. Could you rescue one? To help fund their three sanctuaries, CHAT sell a super range of merchandise, which is featured on their website. The Tunbridge Wells branch of the Celia Hammond Animal Trust rehomes via a series of foster homes. More homes are always needed.
Adopt a Cat: Contact the shelter as below to ask about cats needing homes.
Help! Semi-Feral Cats Needing Homes: The Trust are desperate to find homes for some of their semi-feral cats. At the last count they had over 200 semi feral cats currently in care, who need safe, understanding homes. Many will be fine in a rural or semi rural situation, such as farms, smallholdings or stables. Please call if you could offer a suitable home.
Help! Sponsors Needed: CHAT runs a sponsorship scheme for their un-homeable cats. See their web site for details of these, and much more about their sanctuaries.
Help! Volunteers Needed: Have you some spare time? Would you like to help CHAT? They would love to hear from anyone who could help out at the sanctuary, or with home-checking or fundraising.
Tel: 01892 783367
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Website: www.celiahammond.org

Crowborough Animal Welfare Society

Based in Crowborough, and Covering: East Sussex, West Sussex and West Kent. Rescuing and rehoming all manner of animals since 1980. Please contact them using the details below If you have a home for one of their animals.
Adopt a Cat: Contact the shelter as below to ask about cats needing homes.
Rehoming Centre: Wickham Place, Alice Bright Lane, Crowborough, E. Sussex, TN6 3SQ
Tel: 01892 664859 / 01892 662172
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Crowborough Animal Welfare Society’s Facebook Page

Feline Friends Rehoming

Feline Friends Rehoming rescue centre cats for adoptionCovering the Medway area of Kent (can rehome further afield for the right home). A small, independent cat and kitten rescue.
Adopt a Cat: See Cats for Homing at This Shelter
Tel: 01634 306 355 / 07867 612 967
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Friends of Animals League (FOAL)

Registered Charity no. 201654
Based in Westerham, Kent, covering the Kent / Surrey borders. The Foal Farm Sanctuary re-homes around 600 cats every year, and is always looking for caring homes for their many cats and dogs. The sanctuary is also home to around 300 - 400 permanent residents, from horses and ponies to goats and chickens. FOAL has a non-destruction policy.
Adopt a Cat: Contact the shelter as below to ask about cats needing homes.
Help! Cat Sponsors Needed: You can sponsor one of their farm cats, and make a great deal of difference to their lives (a year's sponsorship makes a unique gift).
Rehoming Centre & Sanctuary: Foal Farm Sanctuary, Jail Lane, Biggin Hill, Westerham, Kent, TN16 3AX (open: 1.30pm - 4.30pm daily except closed Tuesday)
Tel: 01959 572386 (9am - 5pm only please)
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Website: www.foalfarm.org.uk

Friends of Special Felines

Based in Ashford. Friends of Special Felines gives abandoned and unwanted cats a second chance to have a loving home. Please contact them if you would like to adopt a cat. All cats are neutered and microchipped prior to adoption.
Adopt a Cat: Contact the shelter as below to ask about cats needing homes.
Tel: 07984 138 611
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Happy Endings Rescue

Registered Charity no. 1140628
Bases in Faversham, and near Sevenoaks. Happy Endings Rescue are a no-kill, vegan run rescue charity, rescuing and rehoming all species of animal. All cats for rehoming are vaccinated, microchipped, flea-treated, wormed, and neutered (if old enough). 
Adopt a Cat: Contact the shelter as below to ask about cats needing homes.
Help! Volunteers Needed: If you can volunteer your time to help out, please contact Happy Endings as below.
Tel: 01795 530371
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Website: www.happyendingsrescue.org

Kit Wilson Trust For Animal Welfare (The)

Registered Charity no. 270419
Based in East Sussex. Providing rescue and rehabilitation of mainly cats and dogs, and a wide variety of other animals both domestic and wildlife. Good homes are always needed for the many animals in their care, please contact as below if you can help.
Adopt a Cat: Contact the shelter as below to ask about cats needing homes.
Support Shop: 6/7 Bell Walk, Uckfield. (behind Boots at the bottom of the high street) opening hours for the shop are: Mon - Sat, 9.30 - 4.30 
Rehoming Centre: Stonehurst Lane, Hadlow Down, Uckfield, East Sussex, TN22 4ED
Tel: 01825 830444 (please phone between 10am and 4pm.)
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Website: www.kitwilsontrust.org.uk

Lap Pets

Based in Swanley, covering North West Kent (BR and DA postcodes). Rescuing and rehoming cats and kittens, and providing long-term care for elderly, sick or un-homeable cats. Lap Pets takes in stray, unwanted and abused cats, rehabilitates them and then rehomes them wherever possible. Good, loving forever homes are always. All homes are checked prior to adoption, and follow up visits also take place. Neutering of all cats over the age of 6 months is encouraged.
Adopt a Cat: Contact the shelter as below to ask about cats needing homes.
Help! Items Needed: Donations of the following items is always appreciated: feeding bowls, blankets, towels, vet bedding, cats beds and baskets, cat food dried and tinned, cat furniture such as old scratch posts and play centres.
Postal Address: 15 West View Road, Swanley, Kent BR8 8BN.
Tel: 01322 618580 or 7736932722
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Last Chance Animal Rescue Centre

Registered Charity no. 1002349
Covering Kent, Surrey, Sussex and London. Rescuing, rehabilitating and rehoming dogs, cats, rabbits and guinea pigs. All animals are health checked, inoculated & microchipped and are rehomed with 4 weeks free Pet Insurance. Last Chance Animal Rescue have a full neutering policy, and also operate a non destruction policy.
Adopt a Cat: Contact the shelter as below to ask about cats needing homes.
Tel: 01732 865530 or 01797 366620
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Website: www.lastchanceanimalrescue.co.uk

Maidstone Cat Welfare

Maidstone Cat Welfare Cat Homing PageMaidstone Cat Welfare offers advice and rehomes cats. All cats of an appropriate age will be neutered before going to their new homes. Adopters must agree to have Kittens neutered when old enough. All potential adopters will be home checked.
Adopt a Cat: See Cats for Homing at This Shelter
Help! Volunteers needed: Have you some spare time? Would you like to help Maidstone Cat Welfare? They would love to hear from anyone who could help.
Tel: 01622 741591
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Website: www.maidstonecatwelfare.org

North Kent Feral Cat Rescue

Registered Charity no. 1077507
Based in Gravesend. The charity provide treatment and neutering for feral cat colonies. North Kent Feral Cat Rescue also rescue stray cats and attend their needs, rehoming them where possible.
Adopt a Cat: Contact the shelter as below to ask about cats needing homes.
Tel: 01474 323526
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Orpington Cat Rescue

Covering postcodes BR, DA, TN, SE. Rescuing and re-homing stray, unwanted and ill-treated cats & kittens. Cats are cared for in foster homes until suitable new, permanent homes can be found. All animals are examined by a vet and treated where necessary, and will stay in foster care until they are well enough to be rehomed. Orpington Cat Rescue operates a non destruction policy, except on good veterinary advice. A home visit is carried out to assess mutual suitability, and all cats old enough are neutered and microchipped prior to homing. Young kittens are rehomed with a neutering agreement.
Postal Address: PO Box 696, Orpington, Kent, BR5 4XA.
Tel: 0208 309 1571 / 07799 264510
Website: www.orpingtoncatrescue.org.uk

Persians: Persian Rescue

Based in North West Kent This independent, self funded rescue takes in and rehomes adult Persian cats, (they do not have kittens). Permanent, loving homes are always needed. A home check is carried out before rehoming, and all cats receive necessary veterinary treatment, are FIV/FeLV tested if appropriate, vaccinated and microchipped.
Adopt a Cat: Contact the shelter as below to ask about cats needing homes.
Tel: 01634 712723
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Poppy’s Place Animal Rescue - Dartford

Based in Dartford, covering Kent and the surrounding area. Rescuing, rehabilitating and rehoming unwanted and abandoned animals, and giving them a chance of a happy and safe future. All cats over six months old are neutered, vaccinated, microchipped, worm & flea treated before adoption (younger kittens are rehomed with a contract for owners to arrange neutering at 6 months). Poppy's Place offer rescue back up for life, if the rehoming doesn't work out. Viewings are by appointment only.
Adopt a Cat: Contact the shelter as below to ask about cats needing homes.
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Website: www.poppysplaceanimalrescue.co.uk

Raystede Centre for Animal Welfare

Registered Charity no. 237696
Rehoming within a 30 miles of Ringmer, Sussex. Alleviating animal cruelty, rehoming, providing sanctuary for animals in need and educating people about how to care for animals remains at the heart of Raystede Centre for Animal Welfare. Each year they receive some 1500 new animals, and they always have a variety of cats seeking loving homes. All cats are health checked, neutered, vaccinated, treated against fleas and worms and microchipped.
Adopt a Cat: Contact the shelter as below to ask about cats needing homes.
Animal Centre: Raystede Centre for Animal Welfare, The Broyle, Ringmer, East Sussex, BN8 5AJ. Open 10am to 4pm daily.
Tel: 01825 840252
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Website: www.raystede.org

Rescued Animals In Need (RAIN)

Rescued Animals In Need Cat Homing PageRegistered Charity no. 800145
Covering a wide area, including Bromley, Orpington, Sevenoaks, Edenbridge, Tonbridge, West Malling, Kings Hill, Tunbridge Wells, Maidstone, Westerham, Biggin Hill and surrounds. RAIN are a volunteer group aiming to rescue, rehabilitate and rehome cats and kittens, providing general care and any veterinary treatment needed.
Adopt a Cat: See Cats for Homing at This Shelter
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Rescued Animals In Need Facebook page

Retreat Animal Rescue (The)

Registered Charity no. 1105654
Bases in Crockenhill, Ashford and High Halden. The Retreat always has many cats looking for loving, permanent homes, and is also a sanctuary for a wide variety of animals. If you feel that you can give a good home to an animal please contact the Retreat as below. Home checks are always carried out. The retreat operates a strict no-kill policy. Visitors are welcome by appointment only
Adopt a Cat: Contact the shelter as below to ask about cats needing homes.
Postal address: The Retreat, Brickyard Farm, Cripple Hill, High Halden, Kent, TN26 3LJ
Tel: 01233 851015 or 07941 435829
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Website: www.retreatanimalrescue.org.uk

Rolvenden Cat Rescue

Rolvenden Cat Rescue cats for adoptionRegistered Charity no. 1141631
Covering Rolvenden, Romney Marsh, Ashford and surrounding areas. Assisting with the rescue, rehabilitation and re-homing of stray and unwanted cats and kittens, whether domestic or stray, and general cat welfare. This independent rescue group, averages caring for up to 60 cats at any one time. They have a small team who assist with fundraising and spending time with the cats and kittens so that they are used to being handled kindly.
Adopt a Cat: See Cats for Homing at This Shelter
Help! Volunteers Needed: More helpers are urgently needed for tasks such as cat socialising and fundraising - please contact below if you can help. Even if it's only a couple of hours each week!
Rehoming Shelter: Bower Valley, Hastings Road, Rolvenden, Cranbrook, Kent, TN17 4PL
Tel: 01580 241632 / 020 3239 9538
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Website: www.cats.rolvenden.org.uk

Rosina Animal Rescue Centre

Based in Sevenoaks. Rosina Animal Rescue Centre aims to rescue, treat and rehome animals to safe homes, and to care for animals who cannot be rehomed. They also work alongside other organisations to promote general animal welfare.
Adopt a Cat: Contact the shelter as below to ask about cats needing homes.
Tel: 07950 023 286
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RSPCA - Ashford, Tenterden & District (Ashford Garden Cattery)

RSPCA Ashford and Tenterden rescue centre cats for adoptionRegistered Charity no. 208111
Based in Ashford. RSPCA Ashford, Tenterden & District Branch is dedicated to helping every kind of animal, domestic or wild, that may be in danger. They always have animals looking for homes at their purpose built rehoming centre. Ashford Garden Cattery always has a selection of gorgeous cats needing homes.
Adopt a Cat: See Cats for Homing at This Shelter
Rehoming Shelter: Ashford Garden Cattery: 34 Station Road, Ashford, Kent TN23 1PH (Open daily 11.00 am – 3.00 pm, closed Wednesdays).
Cattery Tel: 01233 646855
Branch Tel: 01233 641189
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Website: www.rspca-ashforddistrict.org.uk
Cruelty Line: 0300 1234 999 (24 hours), or for advice visit: RSPCA Help & Advice

RSPCA - Bromley & District

Registered Charity no. 210632
Covering postcodes: BR1, BR2, BR3 (1, 2, 3), BR4, BR5, BR6, BR7 and TN16 (3). Contact National Call Centre 08705 555 999 to obtain details of Branch required if not in the above postcodes. Caring for unanted and stray animals until new, loving homes can be found.
Adopt a Cat: Contact the branch as below to ask about cats needing homes.
Neutering Assistance: Low cost neutering vouchers are available to those receiving benefits or on low income.
Microchipping: Microchipping events are held at various times throughout the year - check their website for details.
Postal Address: RSPCA Bromley and District Branch, PO Box 723, Bromley, BR2 9WR
Tel: 07538 472822
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Website: www.rspca-bromleyanddistrict.org.uk
Cruelty Line: 0300 1234 999 (24 hours), or for advice visit: RSPCA Help & Advice

RSPCA - Kent, North West

Registered Charity no. 210633
Covering an area from Welling in the west to Gravesend in the east out to Swanley & Meopham in the south with the Thames as the boundary in the north (postcodes DA and BR8). From time to time the Kent North West Branch takes into its care animals, normally cats, and occasionally dogs, rabbits and other small furries that are seeking a new home with lots of TLC.
Adopt a Cat: Contact the branch as below to ask about cats needing homes.
Subsidised Veterinary Treatment: Assistance available with the cost of veterinary care for animals whose owners are on benefits or low income.
Veterinary Clinic: Shrubbery Veterinary Clinic is at 65 Perry Street, Northfleet, DA11.
Tel: 01322 286720
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Website: www.rspca-kentnorthwest.org.uk
Cruelty Line: 0300 1234 999 (24 hours), or for advice visit: RSPCA Help & Advice

RSPCA - Kent, West

Registered Charity no. 209193
Covering Sevenoaks, Tonbridge, & surrounding area.  This branch has been active since 1983, helping to find new, loving homes for the animals in their care. This branch often has cats looking for a new home.
Adopt a Cat: Contact the branch as below to ask about cats needing homes.
Help! Volunteers Needed: If you’d like to help Kent-West Branch to continue their important work, please contact them as below.
Tel: 01732 866850
Website: www.rspca.org.uk/local/kent-west-branch
Cruelty Line: 0300 1234 999 (24 hours), or for advice visit: RSPCA Help & Advice

RSPCA - Leybourne Animal Centre

RSPCA Leybourne Animal Centre Cat Homing PageBased in West Malling. RSPCA - Leybourne Animal Centre is a 23 acre site used for the rehabilitation and rehoming of domestic animals. They also help injured wildlife.
Adopt a Cat: See Cats for Homing at This Shelter
Help! Old Printer Cartridges Needed: Leybourne Animal Centre can raise funds from your old printer cartridges ~ send them, or save them for when you visit the centre. There is also a support shop at the centre, selling equipment and foodstuffs appropriate for the needs of the animals adopted from the centre.
Rehoming Centre: 199 Castle Way, Leybourne, West Malling, Kent, ME19 5HW - Opening hours are: 11am to 4pm daily, (closed on Wednesdays)
Tel: 0300 123 0751
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Website: www.rspca.org.uk/local/leybourne
Cruelty Line: 0300 1234 999 (24 hours), or for advice visit: RSPCA Help & Advice

RSPCA - Medway West

Registered Charity no. 209192
Covering Chatham, Gillingham and Rochester. The branch rescues and re-homes cats, dogs and other small animals at their rescue unit at the clinic. Please phone the relevant number below to rescue one of their animals. RSPCA Medway West opened its first cattery in March 2004, details below.
Adopt a Cat: Contact the branch as below to ask about cats needing homes.
Clinic Address: Parsons Memorial Clinic, 174 Walderslade Road, Chatham.
Rescue Shelter: 32 Sycamore Road, Strood, Rochester, Kent, ME2 2PJ (Tel: 01634 294 831)
Adoption (Small animals): Tel: 01634 681187
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Website: www.rspcamedway.co.uk
Cruelty Line: 0300 1234 999 (24 hours), or for advice visit: RSPCA Help & Advice

RSPCA - Tunbridge Wells & Maidstone

RSPCA Tunbridge Wells and Maidstone Cat Homing PageRegistered Charity no. 210635
Covering Crowborough, Maidstone, Staplehurst & Tunbridge Wells. The branch rehomes stray and abandoned animals, helps people with the veterinary care of their pets through their Clinic in Maidstone ,and helps animals who have suffered abuse & cruelty by finding them loving homes. They always have animals looking for homes.
Adopt a Cat: See Cats for Homing at This Shelter
Clinic Address: 72-74 Wheeler Street, Maidstone (1.30pm to 3pm - Wednesdays)
Cat Rehoming (Maidstone) - Tel: 01622 891222 or 07595 997674 (10.00am - 1.00pm)
Cat Rehoming (Tunbridge Wells) - Tel: 01892 517121
General Enquiries: 01622 891222
Clinic / Neutering - Tel: 01622 812195
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Website: rspca-tunbridgewellsandmaidstone.org.uk
Cruelty Line: 0300 1234 999 (24 hours), or for advice visit: RSPCA Help & Advice

Second Chance Animal Rescue

Registered Charity no. 1160126
Based in Swanley. Wherever possible Second Chance Animal Rescue (SCAR) tries to find a new forever home for their rescued animals. Where homing isn't possible, animals can live out their lives at the Rescue. SCAR never puts a healthy animal to sleep.
Adopt a Cat: Contact the shelter as below to ask about cats needing homes.
Rehoming Centre: Waldens Farm, Crockenhill Road, Swanley, Kent BR8 8EP. (Contact SCAR before visiting)
Tel: 07804 026773 (Please make your first point of contact via email, as below)
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Website: www.secondchance-rehoming.co.uk

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

Streetkatz Rescue

Streetkatz Cat Homing PageBased in Lamberhurst, Kent. Covering Tunbridge Wells, Tonbridge, Crowborough and Heathfield. Streetkatz aims to give all homeless and abandoned cats and kittens of all ages a chance of survival and a brighter future. Their priority areas are older cats abandoned to live on the streets, cats and kittens born outdoors with no known owners. They also trap, neuter and return to site adult feral cats, and rehabilite and rehome very young feral kittens where possible. Streetkatz actively promotes the neutering of all cats and kittens over the age of 5 months. This rescue does not have a shelter but operates through a network of fosterers.
Adopt a Cat: See Cats for Homing at This Shelter
Lost & Found Register: Details of lost & found cats are shown on their website - contact as below.
Tel: 077 077 99 007
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Website: www.streetkatzrescue.com

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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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