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CAT RESCUE & REHOMING CENTRES - ULSTER, N. IRELAND


BELFAST ANIMAL RESCUE
Based in Killyleagh, County Down
Rescuing and rehoming mainly cats, but some dogs also, in Belfast and the surrounding areas. Rescue facilities in Northern Ireland are at a premium, due to the recent closure of two other shelters. This small but dedicated group do what they can with limited resources, if you can help in any way, please get in touch. If you are able to offer a loving, permanent home to a rescued cat or dog, they would love to hear form you.
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Please visit Belfast Animal Rescue's »» Cat Chat Rehoming Page
cats seeking homes northern ireland Top Cats - “Please Pick Me!”
Best friends seeking a new home together... »» Meet Hunter & Gysmo
Experienced Mousers require rural / semi rural positions: Several colonies of feral cats are in desperate need of re-location, so outdoor homes are needed urgently! Farms / stables / smallholdings or rural homes ideal - if you could take even just a couple of these super moggies, please contact us as below, you can be sure they will work hard for their board and keep!
Tel: 07922 418 375
Email: belfastrescue@hotmail.co.uk

7th HEAVEN ANIMAL RESCUE TRUST
Registered Charity no: XR65507
The Trust is a non-profit registered charity, set up in March 2003 by a group of animal lovers united by their common love and dedication to animals. Northern Ireland has the highest rate of stray, abused and abandoned animals in the whole of the UK, with many more animals destroyed for want of a new home than in any other area. 7th Heaven does not have a central sanctuary, instead animals are cared for in volunteers own homes, allowing the animals much more personal care and attention. 7th Heaven operates a no kill policy.
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Please visit 7th Heaven Animal Rescue Trust's »» Cat Chat Rehoming Page
More Cats Seeking Homes: Some of the cats seeking a home are featured on their website, linked below.
Postal Address: 7th Heaven Animal Rescue Trust, PO Box 198, Newtownabbey, County Antrim.
Tel: 02894 432229
Email: animalrescuetrust@hotmail.com
Web site: www.7thheaven.org.uk

ANGELS HOUSE ANIMAL RESCUE
A non-profit, volunteer organization consisting of experienced and dedicated rescue people, operating throughout Ireland. Angels House Animal Rescue are a foster-home based rescue, which means all their animals live in loving family homes until they are adopted. All animals over 6 months are neutered before, while younger animals are rehomed with an agreement that neutering will take place when old enough.
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Please visit Angels House Animal Rescue's »» Cat Chat Rehoming Page
cats seeking homes northern ireland Top Cats - “Please Pick Me!”
Are you looking for a new fun best friend? »» Meet Lazer
Beautiful little lass looking for her special human... »» Meet Saffron
More Cats Seeking Homes: Some of the cats seeking a home are featured on their website, linked below.
Tel: 08543 41745 / 08977 37925
Email: enquiries@angelshouseanimalrescue.com
Website: www.angelshouseanimalrescue.com

CATS PROTECTION - BELFAST CAT ADOPTION CENTRE
Registered Charity no: 203644
Cats Protection Belfast Adoption Centre, is one of 29 adoption centres throughout the Cats Protection UK network. They provide a safe and loving environment for cats brought into their care, and provide information on cat care and neutering. At any one time they can have up to 170 cats and kittens in their care, all waiting patiently for a new home.
Cats Seeking Homes: Some of the cats seeking a home are featured on their website, linked below.
Shelter Address: 270 Belfast Road, Dundonald, Newtownards, Northern Ireland, BT16 1UE. (Open from 11am to 4pm - Closed Wednesdays)
Tel: 028 9048 0202 (Mon - Fri 8.30am - 3.30pm / Sat & Sun & Wed 9.00am - 1.00pm)
Email: belfast@cats.org.uk
Website: www.belfast.cats.org.uk
National CP Helpline: 03000 12 12 12

CATS PROTECTION - ARMAGH
Registered Charity no: 203644
Based in Portadown and covering the following areas: Armagh, Portadown, Loughall, Markethill, Richhill, Tandragee, Craigavon and Lurgan - Armagh Cats Protection was formed in November 2008 by a small but dedicated group of people who care passionately about cats and their welfare. They participate in the nationwide Trap, Neuter, Release scheme and have neutered over 300 stray/feral cats
Tel: 07709 483550
Email: armaghcats@hotmail.co.uk
Website: www.armagh.cats.org.uk

CATS PROTECTION - COLERAINE & DISTRICT
Registered Charity no: 203644
Coleraine & District Cats Protection are a small group of cat lovers who want to improve the lives of cats in their local area.
Tel: 07792 699 416
Email: colerainecatsprotection@gmail.com
Website: www.cats.org.uk/coleraine/
National CP Helpline: 03000 12 12 12

DONEGAL PET RESCUE
Registered Charity Number: CHY 15011
The organisation was set up during the Millennium Year to address the serious problem of unwanted and abandoned dogs and cats in County Donegal.
Address
: Donegal Pet Rescue, Drumaboden, Ramelton, Co. Donegal, Ireland.
Tel: 086 8566 626 (Monday to Friday - 12:00pm to 2:00pm)
Website: www.dpr.ie

BRIGHT EYES ANIMAL SANCTUARY
Charity No: XR25570
Registered with the Inland Revenue as "Fermanagh Animal Welfare Protection Society".
Mainly covering County Fermanagh, including Enniskillen, Lisnaskea & Irvinestown. Also rehomes to surrounding counties including Co. Tyrone, Co. Donegal, Co. Monaghan & Co.Cavan. Founded in 1989, and run entirely by volunteers, Bright Eyes is an independent animal sanctuary, looking after up to 100 cats and 50 dogs. They have a No Kill Policy. They also offer help and advice to the public and operate a Trap, Neuter, Return policy in relation to the feral cat population. A home check is carried out prior to adoption to ensure mutual suitability. Good homes always needed for both domestic and feral cats.
Shelter Address
: Killymittan, Ballinamallard, Co.Fermanagh, Ireland, BT94 2FW
Tel: 028 66 388885
Email: brighteyes.sanctuary@btinternet.com
Website: www.brighteyesanimalsanctuary.org.uk

MID ANTRIM ANIMAL SANCTUARY
Registered Charity No: XR12834
Shelter Address: Greystone Road, Hurtletoot, Co. Antrim, Northern Ireland, BT41 2QN
Opening hours: 12 noon to 4.30pm, Tuesday to Sunday. (If coming from Belfast, leave the M2 using the B95 exit, then follow this road towards Antrim. The sanctuary is on the right, look for the sign on the roadside)
Tel: 02894 463993
Email: contact@midantrim.org
Website: www.midantrimanimalsanctuary.org

MSPCA – MONAGHAN SOCIETY FOR THE PREVENTION OF CRUELTY TO ANIMALS
The MSPCA has been serving the Monaghan area since 1996. They are a non-profit rescue shelter dedicated to saving unwanted, abandoned and abused dogs and cats. They provide rescue, medical care, rehabilitation, and adoption services.
Cats Seeking Homes: Many of the cats and dogs seeking a home are featured on their website, linked below.
Shelter Address: MSPCA Emyvale Shelter, Killydonagh, Co. Monaghan .
Tel: 086-8262885 or 086-8262956
Email: monaghanspca@gmail.com
Website: www.monaghanspca.ie

THE RAINBOW REHOMING CENTRE
Based in Co. Derry.
Rescuing and rehoming cats and dogs in the North West of Ireland. Rainbow Rehoming Centre is a shelter for dogs and cats, kittens and pups that have been abandoned or are stray. The animal shelter is located in Co. Derry, Northern Ireland, only 7 miles from the city, but their rescue and rehoming covers the whole North West region of Ireland. The centre rehomes over 400 dogs and cats every year, and has a non-destruction policy, meaning that they will never put a healthy dog or cat to sleep. All animals are spayed or neutered before being rehomed.
Cats Seeking Homes: Many of the cats and dogs seeking a home are featured on their website, linked below.
Volunteers needed: Willing hands needed to help in the shop and handymen to help with some small jobs inside.
Support Shop: Waterloo Place, Derry.
Shelter Address: Rainbow Rehoming Centre, Ballygudden Road, Eglinton, Co. Derry, BT47 3AF (Open daily 11 am - 1 pm and 7.30 pm - 9 pm)
Tel: 028 7181 2882 (dial 048 if ringing from the Republic of Ireland)
Email: rainbowrehoming@gmail.com
Website: www.rainbowrehoming.com

ANIMAL CONNEXIONS
Registered Charity No: XR54590
Based in Craigavon, Co. Armagh, rescuing and rehoming province wide. Founded in 1997, they specialise in the handrearing of kittens/puppies. Actively involved in the rescue of unwanted and stray cats and dogs, plus they operate a trap-netuer-release programme for feral cats. All the animals are cared for through a network of volunteer foster homes, where they are kept in a safe, warm environment and are able to be socialised before rehoming. All the 'furbabes' in their care are very much loved until such time as a suitable loving home can be found. If you can offer a home to a rescued animal, or wish to make a donation, they would love to hear from you. All funds raised go directly towards the care of the animals. Animal Connexions operates a no-kill policy.
Tel: 02892 612745
Email: furbabes@tiscali.co.uk
Website: www.animalconnexions.dogpages.org.uk

CAVAN - SPCA
Registered Charity No: CHY17527
This is a small but active member society of the ISPCA. Promoting better awareness regarding animal welfare.
Neutering Assistance: Scheme available to those who are on means tested benefits, living in the county of Cavan.
Tel: 086 8916 186 or 086 199 4115
Website: www.cavanspca.ie
National Cruelty Helpline Tel: 1890 515 515

DONEGAL - SPCA
Postal Address: Donegal SPCA, P.O Box 115, Letterkenny, Co. Donegal.
Tel: 086 605 4943 / 1800 303 202
Email: info@donegalspca.com
National Cruelty Helpline Tel: 1890 515 515

ASSISI ANIMAL SANCTUARY
Registered Charity no: XR24248
Shelter Address: 1 Old Bangor Road, Conlig, Co. Down, BT23 7PU.
Opening hours: Tuesday to Sunday 11am - 4pm.
Tel: (028) 9181 2622
Email: info@assisi-ni.org
Website: www.assisi-ni.org

CROSSKENNAN LANE ANIMAL SANCTUARY
Registered Charity Number: XR16305
Mainly concerned with horses, but cares for and re-homes other domestic animal. Helps wild animals also.
Shelter Address: 26 Crosskennan Lane, Ballynoe, Co. Antrim, BT41 2QY
Tel: 028 9446 5384
Fax: 01849 466742
Email: crosskennan@hotmail.co.uk
Website: www.crosskennanlane.org.uk

FERAL FELINE FELLOWSHIP
15 James Mount, Bangor, BT20 4NR.
Tel: 028 9146 7932

Please note, this USPCA listing is for information. They do not have facilities for rehoming cats.
U.S.P.C.A.
(THE ULSTER SOCIETY FOR THE PREVENTION OF CRUELTY TO ANIMALS)
Aims: To obtain justice for animals, to endeavour by every means to put an end to cruelty to animals and to encourage kindness and humanity in their treatment.
Address: Unit 6, Carnbane Industrial Estate, Newry, Co. Down, BT35 6QH
USPCA Animal Information Line 028 3025 1000
Email: enquiries@uspca.co.uk
Website: www.uspca.co.uk

THE CINNAMON TRUST
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: admin@cinnamon.org.uk
Email - To Volunteer: volunteer@cinnamon.org.uk
Website: www.cinnamon.org.uk

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