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Scottish Registered Charity no. SC007631
Support Shop: 23 Easter Road, Edinburgh (shop times 10am - 4pm Monday - Saturday, Tel: 0131 661 3411)
Support Us: You can support Lothian Cat Rescue by becoming a member for only a few pounds a year - to enquire, please call 0131 441 5381. Or by Sponsoring a Cat which provides funding to support cats that cannot be homed due to health conditions or former neglect or abuse. For information about the scheme, and details of the cats needing sponsorship, see their website, linked below.
Volunteers Needed: If you love cats this is your big chance! Help is required to feed the cats, change litter trays and tidy up the pens. Help is particularly needed at the weekends!
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Cats Seeking Homes: Some of the cats currently seeking homes appear on their website, linked below.
Shelter address: Brewers Bush, Cockpen Road, Bonnyrigg, Midlothian, EH19 3JH - Opening Hours: Mon, Wed, Fri, Sat & Sun 12pm - 3:30pm (Closed Tues & Thur). Either visit at the above times or call as below to make an appointment:
Adult Cat Enquiries - Tel: 01875 821025
Kitten Enquiries - Tel: 0131 441 5381 or 01506 440513

Scottish Registered Charity no: SC029296
Providing shelter, care and rehoming facilities for all types of animals, mainly dogs and cats, in the Scottish Borders Region (South East). The centre rehomes many cats each year, and there are always many cats needing loving, permanent homes. Prior to being rehomed, all cats are neutered and vaccinated. A home suitability check will also be carried out prior to adoption, to ensure the perfect match for the cat and owner.
Lost & Found Register: See their website for details of lost and found pets.
Rescue Centre: Arthurshiel Farm, St Boswells, Scottish Borders, TD6 0DL (Opening Times: 10 am and 3.30pm Tuesday to Saturday.)
Tel: 07581 878393

Registered Charity no: 203644 (England & Wales) SC037711 (Scotland)
Based in the Scottish Borders, covering the area bound by South Edinburgh, Peebles and Galashiels, taking in post code areas EH26, 43, 44, 45, 46 and TD1. If you are considering adopting a cat please get in touch with them. They always have domestic cats, occasionally kittens, and farm cats looking for homes. Public support at coffee mornings, open days, street collections, card sales etc, is invaluable. Please support them if you are in the area.
Volunteers Needed: If you love cats and would like to help, please contact the branch for more information.
Cats Seeking Homes: Some of their cats seeking homes appear on their web site, linked below.
Lost & Found Register: If you would like your lost cat (or if you have found one) listed on their website, please contact the branch.
Tel - Cat Adoption: 0707 435 7228
National CP Helpline: 03000 12 12 12

Registered Charity no: 203644 (England & Wales) SC037711 (Scotland)
Covering North Berwick, Haddington, Prestonpans, Dunbar, Wallyford, Tranent, Port Seton, Aberlady, Gullane, Longniddry, East Linton, Musselburgh, Gifford, Chirnside, Eyemouth & Duns. As well as rehoming cats and kittens, this rescue helps feral cats by limiting their numbers through neutering and returning to site.
Please Note: Contact for this branch is currently through head office, as follows.
National CP Helpline: 03000 12 12 12
National CP Email:

Web site:
National CP Helpline: 03000 12 12 12

Operating in the Peebles and Biggar area.
Aiming to provide a safe place for stray or unwanted cats and kittens. Second Chance cat rescue will give them all the care they need, including veterinary care, until a suitable home can be found. All adult cats are neutered, vaccinated, wormed and microchipped before going to a new home. All prospective adopters will be home checked.
Cats Seeking Homes: Some of the cats currently seeking homes appear on their website, linked below.
Tel: 01864 502 681
Web site:

Scottish Registered Charity no: SC350506
Helping animals in the Scottish Borders
Borders Animal Welfare take in dogs, cats and small animals that are no longer able to be looked after in their present homes for whatever reason.  They receive no funding and rely totally on donations from the public to fund their work. All animals are health checked, vaccinated and are neutered where age appropriate. Home visits will be carried out alongside pre-adoption consultations.
Cats Seeking Homes: Some of the cats currently seeking homes appear on their website, linked below.
Tel: 01896 849 090
Web site:

Registered Charity no: 293399
The National Charity helping elderly and terminally ill people to look after their pets. The Cinnamon Trust’s UK wide network of dedicated Volunteers offer support, enabling pets and owners to stay together. They provide dog walking, pet food shopping, feeding, cleaning, and will foster pets when owners need hospital or respite care.
Please Note: The Cinnamon Trust is not a rescue shelter and cannot take unwanted cats in, but if a pet becomes bereaved they will take on their full time, life-long care.
Cat Fosterers Urgently Needed: The Cinnamon Trust are looking for volunteers throughout the UK who are pet free themselves, and can offer short-term foster homes to cats whose owners are in hospital or respite care. Please contact them as below, if you can help.
Postal Address: 10 Market Square, Hayle, Cornwall, TR27 4HE.
Tel: 01736 757900 / Fax: 01736 757010
Email - General Enquiries:
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