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Rescue cat Charlie, at Crescent Cat Rescue, Tendring, needs a new homeHello, my name is Charlie. I’m a two year old neutered chap with a gorgeous grey and white coat.  I came into rescue as a stray, and I’m longing to find myself a wonderful permanent home. I don’t enjoy the company of other cats, so life here in rescue is difficult for me - despite the regular meals and gentle fusses! A home as the only pet will be perfect for me; and as I can be a little temperamental at times I’d also prefer an adult-only household where I can be as affectionate or independent as the mood takes me! Once I’ve settled in I’d love access to a safe garden too. If you think that you could offer me the loving forever home I really deserve, then please get in touch.
CHARLIE is at Crescent Cat Rescue, Tendring. Rehoming in Essex. To make an enquiry, please call: 01255 861309 or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and please mention you saw Charlie on Cat Chat, thank you!

Rescue Cat Sam, Catnip Cat Rescue, Harlow needs a homeHello! My name’s Sam and I’m a sweet, little ginger and white boy who’s looking for home to call my own. I’m somewhere around 6 - 7 years old and had been living as a stray for several years. I was lucky to find some strangers who made sure there was food left out for me and a cosy bed but unfortunately they then moved away and I came into care. It took a little time but I’ve now realised that humans can be lovely and I’m a gentle, sweet natured boy who loves a fuss and a gentle scratch between the shoulders. I will need a bit of time and patience when I first arrive at my new home though, to settle in. I’ve been neutered, vaccinated, treated for worms and fleas, microchipped and would like to be your only pet. I’d like an indoor home or one with a secured garden. While I was getting my health check, I found out I had FIV to find out about FIV: Visit Cat Chat’s FIV information page, or the FIV Owner's Club on our friendly forum. I’ve got my paws crossed that my perfect family’s out there just waiting to spot me soon!
SAM is at Catnip Cat Rescue, Harlow. Rehoming in Essex. To make an enquiry, please call: 07949 345447 or Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., and please mention you saw Sam on Cat Chat, thank you!

Rescue cat Timmy from Crescent Cat Rescue, Tendring needs homeHi there, I'm Timmy and I'm a 2 year old lad looking to settle down and be loved. I'm a quiet gentle boy and my story is that I was rehomed with my brother some time ago, but then I got lost for a while. When I came back, my brother and the other cat didn't take to me any more. I would like a quiet home where I can blossom at my own pace, but maybe with a human who is around quite a lot so we can bond as my confidence grows. I love a fuss and cuddles when I get to know you so it will be worth your patience. I would like some access to outdoors and I have been neutered. If this sounds perfect to you and you need some furry company then please give them a call!
TIMMY is at Crescent Cat Rescue, Tendring. Rehoming in Essex. To make an enquiry, please call: 01255 861309 or Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., and please mention you saw Timmy on Cat Chat, thank you!

Rescue cat Lulu, at Cats Protection - Tendring & District, needs a new homeHello, my name is Lulu.  I’m a very beautiful tortoiseshell lady of seven years old, and I’m looking for a patient and loving human friend to offer me a place in their wonderful home.  I’m rather demure upon first acquaintance, but once I’ve come out of my shell I’m bursting full of character; I love affection and cuddles, but on my own terms!  Treats of chicken or tuna are always welcome, however.  I’d like a home as the only pet, and without young children.  I’d also love free access to a garden.  I have been spayed.  If you can offer me a calm and experienced permanent home then you may be lucky enough to find yourself with a Lulu in your life!  Please get in touch.
LULU is at Cats Protection - Tendring & District. Rehoming within C07 & CO11 - CO16: from the River Stour (north), to the coast and the River Colne (south), with the coast to the East and Colchester to the west. To make an enquiry, please call: 01255 744014 or Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., and please mention you saw Lulu on Cat Chat, thank you!

Rescue Cat Boudica, National Animal Welfare Trust - Clacton, Clacton needs a homeHello everyone, I’m Boudica and very pleased to meet you! I’m a beautiful, tortie and white, neutered lady and I’m looking for a home to call my own. I’m 17 years of age but anyone who knows me thinks I’m half that because of the way I jump up on posts and the head bumps I give being like a force to be reckoned with! They’re delivered with lots of love though as you can tell by my loud purr as I’m giving them. I’m mostly looking for a soft comfy lap to curl up in and plenty of fuss to go along with it. I’d also like a garden to have a potter about in and a sunbathe when the sun’s out. Now, I’m not sure about children but I’m happy to meet children 12 years and older and see how we go. I’d rather be your only pet though, all the more fuss for me! So, what do you think….have you got the purrfect lap for me? If you think you might have, please get in touch and arrange a meeting I’ll be here waiting patiently!
BOUDICA is at National Animal Welfare Trust - Clacton. Rehoming in Essex and Suffolk. To make an enquiry, please call: 01255 860062 (9.00 am - 5.00 pm) or Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., and please mention you saw Boudica on Cat Chat, thank you!

Rescue cat Cesar, from Purrs Cat Rescue in Hornchurch, Essex, needs a homeHello human! My name is Cesar. I'm very pleased to meet you! I am a four year old ginger and white lad from Hornchurch, and as you can see I am incredibly handsome! You'll not find a whiter bib and more impressive beans anywhere else in Essex, I can promise you! Anyone who knows me will tell you I'm a chilled out kinda chap, friendly and fun loving, and I love to be the centre of attention - so much so that I think I'll more than enough cat for you, with exclusive access to the kibble! I love my food and like most cats I can be appeased or persuaded with tasty treats, most of the time! A home without other felines or children would suit me down to the ground, though from past experience I think I could get along with a friendly dog. I'd also like the possibility of a wander outside in a safe garden space, away from busy roads; I love to potter about in the grass and lie in the sun when it's out. I will be all up to date with my flea & worming treatments, neutered, micro chipped and vaccinated, so there'll be nothing for you to worry about if you decide to adopt me... Well, apart from keeping your treats cupboard stocked! So if you'd like to get to know me, please get in touch - you won't regret it!
CESAR is at Purrs Cat Rescue, Hornchurch. Rehoming in Hornchurch & surrounding areas. To make an enquiry please call: 07828 191481 or 07786 252844 or Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., and please mention you saw Cesar on Cat Chat, thank you!

Rescue cat Snoopy from RSPCA Stort Valley, Harlow, Essex, needs homeHi, I'm Snoopy and I'm 6 years old. I'm an affectionate boy who loves sitting on laps for a fuss. I like a fuss so much, I have been know to tap or headbutt a person if they aren't paying me enough attention. If you think that's adorable then you're the person for me! I'm best off in a cat-experienced home with older children only as I can occasionally bite, but these are only gentle and playful when I know or trust a person. I have been neutered and all of that jazz, so please have a think about making me a happy boy by taking me home. PS there are some more pics of me being cute on my shelter's page. SNOOPY is at RSPCA Stort Valley, Harlow, Essex - rehoming across Essex & Herts. To make an enquiry, please call Tel: 01279 306058 / Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., and please mention you saw Snoopy on Cat Chat, thank you!

Rescue cat Kit, from National Animal Welfare Trust, Clacton, needs a homeHi there, my name is Kit. Kit the cat! I'm a simply adorable four year old lady puss with lovely tabby and white fur. Aren't I pretty! I will take your silence as a yes! Now I know I'm a Very Important Puss, so I have no idea why I've been overlooked - perhaps I'm just too purrfect? I'm certainly the best cat you'll ever meet; so good you'll want to have me as your only pet, because I'll need 100% of your affection! And don't worry, I'll tell you how much attention I want, and when I want it! You'll also have to learn how to play my favourite game with my fishing toy; the rules are simple: I try and catch the toy, and you indulge me until I collapse! I don't like sharing, and that goes for pretty much anything - food, treats, toys, the remote - you name it, it's mine! So a calm home without other pets or children would be best for me. Previously I have been kept indoors, which I found a bit restrictive to be honest - in my new home I'd really like the opportunity to explore outside in a safe garden space, when that elusive British sun shines! I am neutered and all ready to go, so if you think you've got what it takes to spoil me, please get in touch - you won't regret it, I promise.
KIT is at National Animal Welfare Trust - Clacton. Rehoming in Essex and Suffolk. To make an enquiry please call: 01255 860062 (9.00 am - 5.00 pm) or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., and please mention you saw Kit on Cat Chat, thank you!!

Rescue cat Pixie, from Purrs Cat Rescue, Hornchurch, Essex, needs a homeMew! My name is Pixie, and I'm a special cat looking for a very special owner. I am a beautiful white girl with tabby patches who simply loves to be fussed and given affection. You can even pick me up and I will gladly purr away in appreciation! Unfortunately, having been badly affected by a tail injury, I suffer from incontinence so need a home where I am able to be outside most of the time - perhaps as a farm cat or in a home with an outbuilding so I have somewhere to go to keep warm, but that is well suited to my condition. I love people, so definitely don't want to be left alone to fend for myself - I would appreciate a caring owner who is understanding of who I am but still ready and waiting to give me the attention I deserve! If you think you could be that person, I would be forever grateful and return the favour with years of devoted love and cuddles. I have been neutered and am ready and waiting for the right owner to change my life.
PIXIE is at Purrs Cat Rescue, Hornchurch. Rehoming in Hornchurch & surrounding areas. To make an enquiry please call: 07828 191481 or 07786 252844 or Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., and please mention you saw Pixie on Cat Chat, thank you!

Rescue cat Tigger from Basildon Cat Rescue, Essex, needs a homeHi there, my name is Tigger and as you can probably see I am a handsome tabby & white chap. I am around 3 years old and have been neutered. I came to Straycatz Basildon to see if they could find me a new home, preferably one with a garden for when the sun makes an appearance, because I do quite like the feeling of the sun gently warming my belly while I sunbathe. I am a very loyal companion and am hoping to find a human who needs a new best friend; if necessary I could share said human with other cats but I do draw the line at dogs and I would prefer no young children either. If you are in the market for some furry company then do get in touch, I am sure we could be best pals in no time.
TIGGER is at Straycatz Basildon. Re-homing in Essex. To make an enquiry please call: 07966 513989 or Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., and please mention you saw Tigger on Cat Chat, thank you!

Rescue cat Raymond from Cats Protection – Southend & District, needs a homeHello, my name is Raymond. I'm a very handsome black male cat. I'm about 11 years old and am neutered. I'm a friendly and gentle cat and will make a terrific companion. I was very sadly found malnourished and living as a stray. However, I've gained some weight at the rescue and am quite the handsome chap! I'd love to be able to find a quiet home with humans of my own; I'd like access to the outdoors so perhaps my wonderful new humans would have a garden for me to enjoy? The rescue don't know if I am able to live with other animals or with children. Please get in touch for more information about me. I'll snuggle up somewhere cosy now, but I'll be listening out for phone calls about me!
RAYMOND is at Cats Protection - Southend & District. Rehoming in Essex. To make an enquiry please call: 01702 710 630 or 07914 843 587 or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., and please mention you saw Raymond on Cat Chat, thank you!

Rescue cat Ruby from National Animal Welfare Trust, Thurrock, needs a homeHello, my name is Ruby. I'm a 2 year old ginger and white female neutered cat looking for my forever home. I'm a sweet and pretty cat, just look at my nice smile in my photo! I was a litle feisty when I first arrived, but now I will quite happily let you stroke me and will even roll over, half curled, for you to stroke my belly. All I need is someone who can read me and tell when I have had enough; at the moment if I have nowhere to escape to if people are visiting me and I have had my fill of strokes. In fact I now don't really interact much at all, I am bored and just want someone to pick me. I'd like a home with an experienced cat owner and with no young children (older children would be okay). I'm vaccinated, microchipped and have had my flea/worm treatment so I'm ready for my new home now please!
RUBY is at National Animal Welfare Trust, Thurrock (based in Grays, rehoming across Essex). To make an enquiry please call: 01375 393663 or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., and please mention you saw Ruby on Cat Chat, thank you!

Rescue cat Freya from Caring For Animals 2001, Thurrock, Essex, needs a homeI've been waiting over a year... Please pick me! Hi there, my name is Freya, and I am a beautiful 3 year old girl with a white and black coat. I did have a litter kittens last year but they have all found lovely homes, once I had seen they were settled, I thought it is now my turn to find a lovely quiet loving home. I am neutered, vaccinated and micro-chipped and am in tip top condition. I would prefer an indoor quiet home with no children or dogs, but I could be ok with another quiet kitty, where we can share your lap at evening time. Please pop along to meet me and bring your carry basket.
FREYA is at Caring for Animals 2001, Thurrock. Rehoming in Essex. To make an enquiry please call: 01708 854567 or Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., and please mention you saw Freya on Cat Chat, thank you!

Rescue cat Roxy from Caring For Animals 2001, Thurrock, Essex, needs a homeI've been waiting over 2 years... Please pick me! Hi there, my name is Roxy and I am a neutered lass in need of a new home. I came into rescue heavily pregnant back in 2015 and raised what turned out to be my fourth litter. I then became very ill myself and was diagnosed with toxoplasmosis. While I am not infectious at the moment, toxoplasmosis can flare up so it would be better if I could find a mature home where there are no ladies who might get pregnant. The charity are prepared to pay for testing at their vets every 9 - 12 months. I am a pretty lass, very tame and I am hoping that there is someone out there who will give me the chance of a forever home. The rescue will give you more information about me if you just make that first call or email and see if you could have space in your heart and home for me.
ROXY is at Caring for Animals 2001, Thurrock. Rehoming in Essex. To make an enquiry please call: 01708 854567 or Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., and please mention you saw Roxy on Cat Chat, thank you!

Mary, rescue cat from Hornchurch, EssexI’ve been waiting over a year… Please pick me! Hello stranger! Let me introduce myself. My name is Mary and I'm a friendly lass with a bit of growing to do! At 18 months I've still got a lot to learn about the world, but what I do know is that I'm looking for a loving home. Now, I'm quite a reserved young lady, so a quiet home with a chance to get to know you slowly would be just the ticket, along with some access to the outside - and I may need quite a bit of time to come out of my shell. I can promise you though, once I know you better your patience would pay off; I'll be heading straight for your lap and lavishing you with purry kisses! So how about it then? Could you be the one for me? I do hope so!
Mary is at Ann & Bill’s Cat & Kitten Rescue, Hornchurch. Rehoming in Hornchurch, Romford, Dagenham, Rainham & Barking. To make an enquiry, please call: 01708 440453 or Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., and please mention you saw Mary on Cat Chat, thank you!

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