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cat homing page cat homing and rescueCAT HOMING AND RESCUE (C.H.A.R.)
Based in Warrington, covering North Cheshire and South Lancashire. The group provides care and attention to abandoned, mistreated or lost cats, including spaying, neutering, returning cats to their owners and arranging re-homing. C.H.A.R is a voluntary organisation for cats run by people who care for cats.
Helping both Domestic and Feral Cats: Their help extends to both domestic and feral cats.
Please Note:
At present this rescue centre is currently full, and unable to take in any more cats. Please only contact them if you can offer a loving home.
Golden Oldie Scheme: Contact us to find out more about the benefits of adopting under this scheme.
Lost & Found Cats: Lost or found a cat in this area? Contact as below.
Tel: 01925 824433 (before 7.00 pm)

cat homing page humane education societyHUMANE EDUCATION SOCIETY
Registered Charity no: 207513
The Animal Sanctuary at Newgate, Wilmslow provides a temporary home for cats, rabbits, ferrets and other small animals and birds which have been brought in for a variety of reasons.  All desperately need good homes which will allow them to regain confidence and recover from whatever trauma has brought them to the sanctuary.
Shelter Address:
Newgate, Wilmslow, Cheshire SK9 5LN (Open 11:00am and 4:00pm every day except Thursday)
Tel: 01625 520802

cat homing page paws inn cat rescuePAWS INN CAT RESCUE
Based in Weaverham, Paws Inn rescues and rehomes abandoned and mistreated cats and kittens across the Mid Cheshire region.
Please Note: Paws Inn are currently full, and no more cats can be taken in until further notice. Please only contact if offering a home.
Donations needed
- Paws Inn’s regularly large vet bills means that funds are stretched to breaking point - could you help with a donation? Please email or call them as below to find out the ways to donate - thank you!
Tel: 01606 851764 (emergencies only)
Email: (adoption and any other enquiries)

cat homing page south wirral cats protectionCATS PROTECTION - SOUTH WIRRAL
Registered Charity no: 203644
Rescuing and rehoming cats in the CH60's Wirral post code areas. The branch aims to rehome unwanted and abandoned cats and kittens into loving homes, giving them a second chance at a happy life. Veterinary treatment is provided as needed for cats that come into their care. They also offer advice on cat care.
Lost & Found Register: The branch run a 'lost & found cats' register for their area, contact as below.
Cat Fosterers Needed: Please get in touch if you might be interested in becoming a short term cat fosterer, either within your home or in CPL provided pens. Expenses are met by the branch.
Help Needed: The branch would love to hear from anyone who could spare some time to help at fund raising events, or if you have any good quality bric a brac to donate, please call.
Postal Address: Cats Protection - South Wirral branch, P.O.Box 116, Great Sutton, Cheshire, CH66 4XR.
Tel: 0151 355 9813
National CP Helpline: 03000 12 12 12

cat homing page stockport cats protectionCATS PROTECTION - STOCKPORT
Registered Charity no: 203644
Areas covered for homing: South Manchester
Cat Food Appeal: Cat food collection bins for Stockport CP can be found in the following locations: Morrisons Edgeley, Somerfield in Romiley, Cheadle Hulme and Cheadle. Please give generously, every tin or packet counts!
Postal Address only: c/o 3 Hexworth Walk, Bramhall, Stockport, SK7 3DF.
Tel: 01614 391274
National CP Helpline: 03000 12 12 12

cat homing page cats protection traffordCATS PROTECTION - TRAFFORD
Registered Charity no: 203644
A voluntary branch of Cats Protection, they cover mainly the Trafford Area. Being situated on both the Lancashire and Cheshire Borders, their catchment area includes South Manchester. Their aims are to help, treat, neuter and rehome whenever possible, upholding the Cats Protection motto: "We help if we can."
Neutering Assistance: For help with the cost of neutering through the voucher scheme, for those in receipt of benefits or low income, please call: 0161 969 0331
General Enquires - Tel: 0161 969 0331
Homing Line - Tel: 0161 610 2189
National CP Helpline: 03000 12 12 12

cat homing page s.e. cheshire & buxton rspcaRSPCA - MACCLESFIELD, SOUTH EAST CHESHIRE & BUXTON
Registered Charity no. 225689
Covering a large part of Cheshire extending into Derbyshire to encompass Buxton.
The branch takes in and cares for animals rescued by inspectors or those who are signed over voluntarily by owners. Care is arranged until permanent homes can be found. A home visit is carried out prior to adoption of an animal.
Volunteers Needed: The branch would love to hear from you if you can spare some time to help, such as by animal fostering, home visiting, helping with fundraising or if you can offer any general help.
Tel: 01625 669620
National RSPCA Website:
Cruelty Line: 0300 1234 999 (24 hours), or for advice visit: RSPCA Help & Advice

cat homing page RSPCA - Stapeley GrangeRSPCA - STAPELEY GRANGE CATTERY
Registered Charity no: 219099
Lost & Found Register: Lost or found a cat in this area? Contact as below. If you have lost a cat in or around Cheshire, email a description and/or photo for cross-checking against strays handed in. Email:
Shelter Address: London Road, Stapeley, Nantwich, Cheshire, CW5 7JW
Cattery Open: 11.30am to 3.30pm Tuesday to Sunday and Bank Holidays, (closed Mondays)
Tel: 0300 123 0722
Email - Cat Adoption:
Email - General Enquiries:
Cruelty Line: 0300 1234 999 (24 hours), or for advice visit: RSPCA Help & Advice

cat homing page the heatons animal rescue groupTHE HEATONS ANIMAL GROUP
 Registered Charity no. 1072091
Cat rescue and rehoming in Cheshire / Greater Manchester and the surrounding areas.
Sanctuary and Support Shop: 406a Manchester Road, Heaton Chapel, Stockport, Cheshire, SK4 5BY
Tel: 01619 750 784
An organisation run totally by volunteers, rescuing and rehoming cats in the Northwest. All our cats are neutered, vaccinated and treated for fleas and worms before homing. The group rescues and rehomes both domestic and feral cats. Young ferals are socialised, domesticated, and rehomed, whilst adult ferals are neutered and returned, where a regular feeder is in attendance.
Cat Rescue Boldheath have four charity shops in Latchford, Orford and St Helens.
Tel: 07881 642004 or 01925 721205

cat homing page Warrington Animal WelfareWARRINGTON ANIMAL WELFARE
Registered Charity no. 1057149
Covering Warrington, Cheshire, Merseyside and Manchester
Rescuing and rehoming any animal in need. Warrington Animal Welfare also promotes neutering / spaying. Home checks are always carried out prior to adoption.
Microchipping: Low cost microchipping available to those in receipt of benefits or low incomes (proof will be required.)
Neutering Assistance: Low cost neutering available to those in receipt of benefits or low incomes (proof will be required.)
Tel: 01925 748 638 or 01925 748637
Warrington Animal Welfare Facebook Page

cat homing page Cats Protection - Warrington Adoption CentreCATS PROTECTION - WARRINGTON CAT ADOPTION CENTRE
Registered Charity no: 203644
An adoption centre for cats and kittens in need, rehoming in Warrington and surrounding areas. There is always a range of different cats available, suitable for a variety of different homes. All cats and kittens are neutered, micro-chipped, vaccinated and up to date with worming and flea treatments before they are rehomed.
Shelter Address: Warrington Cat Adoption Centre, 14 Elizabeth Drive, Padgate, Warrington, Cheshire, WA1 4JQ. Opening Hours: 11am to 3pm – Mon, Wed, Fri, Sat & Sun. Late Night Opening - 11am to 8pm Thurs. Closed Tues.
Tel: 03000 12 06 12
Email: or please see the 'Contact Us' page on their website, linked below.

cat homing page RSPCA - Stockport Adoption CentreRSPCA - STOCKPORT ADOPTION CENTRE
Registered Charity no: 219099
Supporting local RSPCA branches, by providing their long-stay cats with a new chance to find forever homes. Cats are subject to an adoption fee but will be neutered, vaccinated, microchipped and up to date with flea and worm treatment.
Neutering Assistance: Neutering vouchers are available to those on certain state benefits or low income.
Shelter Address: Pets at Home, Unit 1, Kings View, Didsbury Road, Stockport, Cheshire, SK4 2LQ.
Tel: 0161 480 4754
Stockport Animal Adoption Centre Facebook Page

cat homing page the RSPCA - AltrinchamRSPCA - ALTRINCHAM CHESHIRE
Registered Charity no: 223367
Rehoming Tel: 0161 286 2503
Adoption Enquiries Email:
Facebook: RSPCA Altrincham Cheshire Facebook Page
Cruelty Line: 0300 1234 999 (24 hours), or for advice visit: RSPCA Help & Advice

Registered Charity no: 519969
Rescuing abandoned cats and dogs in Cheshire and North Staffordshire.
All adult cats are neutered, vaccinated and microchipped and vet health checked before they leave the rescue.
Tel: 01270875260

Registered Charity no: 203644
Tel: 07982 758623
National CP Helpline: 03000 12 12 12

Registered Charity no: 203644
Covering all of the CW postcode area, but not ST7 or ST8. This small but dedicated band of volunteers work tirelessly helping unwanted, abandoned and stray cats and kittens in their area. All cats and kittens taken in by the branch receive affection, food and medical care, and are neutered and inoculated before rehoming.
Neutering Assistance: Neutering vouchers are available to those on certain benefits or low income. Assistance is also available with the neutering of feral colonies in this area. Tel: 07530 331187
General Enquiries - Tel: 01270 588710
Branch Email: via the 'contact us' page on the website, linked below
Branch Web site:
National CP Helpline: 03000 12 12 12

Registered Charity no: 203644
Helping cats in Macclesfield and surrounding area, covering postcodes: SK 9, SK10, SK11 & SK12.
Lost & Found Register: If you have lost your cat, or have found one please contact us.
Volunteers Needed: This busy branch are on the lookout for any local cat lovers with a little time to spare, please call them if you might like to volunteer, there's lots to do!
Tel: 03456 038 138
Web site:
National CP Helpline: 03000 12 12 12

Tails Animal Rescue Northwich welcomes all animals, with the aim of rehoming them. They regularly have kittens and cats for adoption. They raise funds for their work through prize bingo evenings and an annual Dog Show (details can be found on their website linked below). They are also on Facebook. Donations of prizes are always gratefully received.
Tel: 07892 823257

Registered Charity no: 702569
Covering Wigan and surrounding area.
Neutering, rescue & rehoming for all animlas (mainly cats, dogs & rabbits). A home visit is required prior to adoption.
Neutering Assistance:
The group helps to prevent future unwanted pets by assisting with neutering costs.
Postal Address: PO Box 630, WN1 9HE.
Prevent Unwanted Pets - Lancashire West Facebook Page

Registered Charity no. 512966
Covering Sandbach, Middlewich, Winsford, Holmes Chapel and all surrounding areas. Rescuing stray and unwanted domestic cats, ensuring they are healthy via vet checks and vaccinations etc. before carefully rehoming them. All adult cats will be neutered and neutering vouchers will be offered to adopters of kittens.
Tel: 07717 386 505 (9am - 7pm)

Registered Charity no: 1138505
Based in Macclesfield, Cheshire
Providing a safe haven for unwanted cats & kittens, dogs, other small animals, horses and ponies.
Tel: 01625 421 467 / 07737 126 990

Areas covered: Tameside, Manchester, Cheshire, Lancashire, Yorkshire, Staffs
Helping animals in need, encourage neutering/spaying, providing veterinary treatment where necessary, and rehoming animals with care, to loving, permanent homes. Home visits are carried out prior to homing to ensure mutual suitability. Tameside Shelter operates a non destruction policy. The shelter always has many cats and dogs seeking a caring, lifetime home. Help and advice are offered on a wide range of matters regarding animal welfare.
Behaviourist: A fully experienced dog behaviourist offers a free advice walk-in clinic between 12-3 weekdays at the shelter. A donation to the shelter is greatly appreciated.
Donations: Public support is vital to the shelter, all donations gratefully received, however small.
Rescue Centre: Raglan St, Hyde, Cheshire, SK14 2DX: Open 11am - 5pm each day including weekends.
Tel: 0161 368 3511

Registered Charity no: 1161073
Rehoming cats in and around the Chester area. The aims of Chester Kitty Cat Rescue are to promote animal welfare in general, and to prevent cruelty and suffering among cats. All cats and kittens are neutered prior to adoption. Those too small are rehomed with a neutering voucher.
Please Note: Chester Kitty Cat Rescue are currently full, and no more cats can be taken in until further notice. Please only contact them if you would like to adopt a cat.
Fosterers Needed: Chester Kitty Cat Rescue are in desperate need of new foster homes for their rescue cats. If you are interested in becoming a fosterer please get in touch using the details below.
Volunteers Needed: Please also get in touch using the details below if you'd like to help out at fairs, bag packs etc.
Tel: 07591 976 006

Helping people across Merseyside and Cheshire to rehome animals that they can no longer look after. All animals are neutered before rehoming, and those who are too young, are homed on a neuter agreement. Laurel Animal Rescue are willing to travel further afield for the right home.
Tel: 07590 900 330

Helping cats in Cheshire - The volunteers provide care and shelter to animals in need, mainly cats, and often have cats needing a new, loving home. The group also assist owners with the care of their animals in times of need, such as during a hospital stay, either by providing short-term fostering or care in the home if the owner is poorly. They also specialize in the retrieval of dead cats from the roadside, when they will attempt to locate the owners and provide a sympathetic contact.
Lost & Found Register:
Lost & found pets are displayed on the Animal Support Volunteers website.
Postal Address:
Animal Support Volunteers, Woodside, Artists Lane, Nether Alderley,  Nr Macclesfield, Cheshire SK10 4UA.
Tel: Freephone 0800 298 4884 or Mobile: 07885 458 583 /  07756 146 989

Registered Charity No: 515195
N.C. Animal Rescue (also covering parts of Cheshire) care for in excess of 1000 animals each year and this number is ever growing. The Centre acts as a rehabilitation unit and a temporary home for mainly dogs, cats, rabbits and guinea pigs.
Sanctuary: Maes Gwyn Sanctuary, Glan-Yr-Afon Rd, Trelogan, Nr. Holywell, Flintshire, CH8 9BD
Open 11am - 4pm daily, closed Mondays
Tel: 01745 560546

Registered Charity no: 256976
Covering Crewe, Nantwich, Winsford, Shavington, Audlem, Malpas and Bunbury. Their aim is to support the work of the Cheshire Group Inspectors and Animal Collection Officers who are employed by the national RSPCA. Their role is to provide accommodation for animals who have been abused or are at risk and after assessment rehome them to suitable new homes.
Neutering Assistance: The branch also provides financial assistance towards the cost of neutering pets.
Lost & Found Register: Further details available on their website.
Rehoming Tel (cats): 01270 811013
Rehoming Tel (dogs): 07599 969 647
Cruelty Line: 0300 1234 999 (24 hours), or for advice visit: RSPCA Help & Advice

Registered Charity no: 226284
Shelter Address: 13 Chapel Road, Whaley Bridge, Derbyshire, SK23 7JZ.
Neutering Assistance: Please call: 0161 440 7429 with enquiries regarding obtaining neutering assistance vouchers.
Cat Adoption Tel: 07432 709197 or 07432 709198
Dog Adoption Tel: 07854 382106
Cruelty Line: 0300 1234 999 (24 hours), or for advice visit: RSPCA Help & Advice

RSPCA - WARRINGTON, HALTON & ST. HELENS (Harold Hallwood Home For Animals)
Registered Charity no: 232259
Clinic: Windmill Street, Delph Bridge, Runcorn, WA7 5RY (Open: Thursdays 3pm - 3.30pm)
Rehoming Centre: Slutchers Lane, Bank Quay, Warrington, Cheshire, WA1 1NA
Open daily 12.00 - 4.00pm (Closed Tuesdays)
Tel: 01925 632944
Cruelty Line: 0300 1234 999 (24 hours), or for advice visit: RSPCA Help & Advice

Registered Charity no: 219766
Working closely with RSPCA Inspectors to provide direct animal welfare services in their area. This includes veterinary care and finding safe homes for unwanted animals and those rescued from harm by RSPCA Inspectors. All cats are fully vaccinated, neutered, microchipped, de-flead and wormed before adoption.
Lost & Found Register: The branch runs a 'lost & found cats' register for their area.
Volunteers Needed: If you can help RSPCA - Wirral & Chester in their work, please contact them as below.
Rehoming Centre: Cross Lane, Wallasey, Merseyside, CH45 8RH. Open daily, except Thurs 11.30 - 3.00.
Tel: 0151 638 6318
Cruelty Line: 0300 1234 999 (24 hours), or for advice visit: RSPCA Help & Advice

Registered Charity No: 245426
Rescuing and rehoming hundreds of unwanted and abandoned cats, dogs and rabbits every year across Cheshire, Lancashire and Greater Manchester. All cats microchipped, vaccinated and neutered (if older than 5 months).The Society operates a non-destruction policy.
Sanctuary Address: The Peggy Henderson Animal Sanctuary, Mosley Acre Farm, Barfoot Bridge, Stretford, Manchester, Lancashire, M32 9UP - Open daily from 12 noon to 4.30pm, closed Wednesdays and Christmas Day.
Tel: 0161 973 5318

Registered Charity no. 1093973
Based at Chadkirk Kennels, Romiley, Near Stockport, Cheshire.
Rescuing, rehabilitating and rehoming both cats and dogs. Otterspool Animal Haven relies totally on public donations to cover the food and veterinary bills. You can also help support the group by donating good quality saleable items, saving your aluminium cans for them, supporting one of their Fundraisers or by sponsoring one of the animals in their care. If you are looking for a new feline or canine friend, why not give them a call?
Dog Walkers Needed: A great way to exercise a rescue dog, and yourself at the same time!
Tel: 0161 456 8515

Registered Charity No: 1108111
Windyway helps to home cats, dogs, rabbits as well as offering sanctuary to other animals such as ponies and chickens.
Support Shop: Windyway Trust Shop, 71 - 73 Chestergate, Macclesfield.
Sanctuary Address: Windyway, Buxton Old Road, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK11 0AP (open daily 10.30am - 1pm and 2.30 - 4.30pm)
Tel: 01625 422246

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:
Email - To Volunteer:

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