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CAT RESCUE & REHOMING CENTRES - MANCHESTER & LANCASHIRE


CAT WELFARE
Based in Leeds, West Yorks. Covering Cumbria, Derbyshire, Lancashire and Yorkshire.
Supporting stray and feral cats at site by providing food, shelter and veterinary care. Educating and encouraging the neutering of domestic cats to reduce the problem of kittens being born outdoors and allowed to become feral and difficult to rehome. Many of the affectionate cats in care were once pets that, having been abandoned and left un-neutered, have contributed to the problem of feral kittens and 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.
rescue cats at cat welfare leeds Cats Seeking Homes
Please visit Cat Welfare's »» Cat Chat Rehoming Page
More Cats Seeking Homes: Some of the cats seeking homes appear on their website, linked below.
Postal Address
: PO Box 293, Leeds, LS16 0ER.
Email: feralcatwelfare@aol.com
Website: www.feralcatwelfare.org.uk

CAT 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.
cat rescue and rehoming warrington Cats Seeking Homes
Please visit the Cat Homing and Rescue »» Cat Chat Rehoming Page
Lost & Found Register: Lost or found a cat in this area? Contact as below, or visit their »» Lost & Found Webpage
Tel: 01925 824433 (before 7.00 pm)
Email: pauline.preston@blueyonder.co.uk

PENNINE PEN ANIMAL RESCUE
Registered Charity no: 1099274
Based in Oldham, Lancs. Home checks will be carried out before any cats are rehomed from this rescue. This is to ensure suitability for both cat and owner.
cat rescue and rehoming oldham lancashire Cats Seeking Homes
Please visit Pennine Pen Animal Rescue's »» Cat Chat Rehoming Page
Volunteers Needed: The group would love to hear from anyone who might be able to spare some time to help with either fundraising or volunteering for a variety of jobs that need doing to keep the rescue going.
Donations Needed: Petfood, disinfectant, cleaning materials and saleable items for their Support Shop are always needed.
Address: Pennine Pen Animal Rescue, Headquarters, Honeywell Lane, Oldham, OL8 2J. (Opening hours 1pm - 3pm daily, closed Tuesday. For adoption, please make an appointment prior to visiting.)
Tel: 0161 621 0819
Email: penninepen@hotmail.co.uk
Website: www.penninepen.co.uk

FURRY TAILS FELINE WELFARE
Registered Charity no: 1118124
An independent self-funded organisation helping cats in the Blackpool and Fylde area. Furry Tails Feline Welfare has rescue facilities for cats and kittens whether stray or ill treated in need of care. Neutering and spaying in the area is their main priority, aiming to prevent unwanted litters and reduce cat numbers in rescue. Loving, permanent homes always needed for rescued cats.
cat rescue and rehoming blackpool lancashire Cats Seeking Homes
Please visit the Furry Tails Feline Welfare »» Cat Chat Rehoming Page
Neutering Assistance: Available in Blackpool and The Fylde, for those on low incomes or means tested benefit. Please contact as below.
Volunteer Drivers Needed: Do you have transport? Could you help by taking cats to and from vets for neutering? Please telephone as below.
Shelter Address: Furry Tails Feline Welfare, 38 Stockydale Road, Marton, Blackpool, Lancashire, FY4 5HR. (Please email or telephone to make an appointment)
Tel: 01253 839500 or 07905 074353
Email: rose467@btinternet.com
Website: www.feline-welfare.co.uk

PREVENT UNWANTED PETS - FYLDE COAST BRANCH
Registered Charity no: 702569
Fylde Coast area
Taking in and rehoming unwanted, abandoned and stray cats and kittens, and other animals. A home visit is required prior to adopting an animal.
Neutering Assistance: The group helps to prevent future unwanted pets by assisting with neutering costs for any animal, not just cats.
Help Needed - Manchester, Nelson and Burnley areas: If you love animals, and can spare a few hours a week to help with home visits or pet transport, please get in touch. All expenses will be paid!
Fosterers Needed - Fylde Coast, Burnley and Pendle: Volunteer foster homes also desperately needed. Expenses paid!
Goods Needed: Please get in touch with the branch, if you can donate any good quality unwanted items that can be sold to raise funds.
cat rescue lancashire Cats Seeking Homes
Please visit Prevent Unwanted Pets - Fylde Coast's »» Cat Chat Rehoming Page
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URGENT!! Permanent or Temporary Home Needed Please! »» Meet Jasper
Tel: 01253 874560 or 07792672521
Email: kathy.marie@talk21.com

BOLTON & BURY CAT RESCUE
Registered Charity no: 1139170
Helping the neediest of cats in Bolton, Bury and surrounding areas, this organisation helps to rescue and rehabilitate abandoned and unwanted cats and kittens. Promoting responsible pet ownership, Bolton & Bury Cat Rescue will neuter any adult cat in their care prior to rehoming and provides discounted vouchers at specified vets for rehomed kittens. Their primary aim is to find permanent, loving homes for cats and kittens and will visit all potential adopters to ensure the right cat is matched to the right home. Bolton & Bury Cat Rescue also runs a 'Home2Home' scheme, assisting owners who need to rehome their cats via advertising. This local charity is run solely by unpaid volunteers and relies on donations and support to continue.  The organisation is always looking for new volunteers to assist with a variety of tasks.  It also holds numerous fundraising events throughout the year.
bolton & bury cat rescue Cats Seeking Homes
Please visit the Bolton & Bury Cat Rescue's »» Cat Chat Rehoming Page
Tel: 07745 328 574
Email: boltoncatrescue@yahoo.co.uk
Website: www.boltonandburycatrescue.co.uk

BLACKPOOL CATS IN CARE
Blackpool
Helping to rehome unwanted and abandoned cats in the Blackpool area.
The rescue was initially set up by a veterinary nurse, to give a second chance to cats that were taken into surgeries to be euthanised when there were no physical issues. If you can offer a loving, permanent home to a cat or kitten please get in touch as below. A donation is required to adopt, which enables their rescue work to continue.
cats seeking a home blackpool Cats Seeking Homes
Please visit Blackpool Cats in Care's »» Cat Chat Rehoming Page
Cats Seeking Homes: more of the cats currently seeking homes appear on their website, linked below.
Foster Homes needed: More foster homes are desperately needed to care for cats 'between homes', could you help?
Contact should initially be by Email: nicholaHolye@aol.com
Website: www.freewebs.com/blackpoolcatsincare

HUMANE 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.
rescue cats at humane education society Cats Seeking Homes
Please visit Humane Education Society's >> Cat Chat Rehoming Page
Shelter Address: Newgate, Wilmslow, Cheshire SK9 5LN (Open 11:00am and 4:00pm every day except Thursday)
Tel: 01625 520802
Email: emailus@humaneeducationsociety.co.uk
Website: www.humaneeducationsociety.co.uk

PET REHOME
Registered Charity no: 1095060
Covering Bolton, Leigh and some areas of Lancashire.
The prime objective of this rescue, is to help address the problem of the growing number of unwanted and destitute animals in the community today, by finding them good, permanent and loving new homes. Their Patron is Dave Spikey, who believes whole-heartedly in animal welfare and has supported them from the word go.
rescue cats at pet rehome lancashire Cats Seeking Homes
Please visit Pet Rehome's »» Cat Chat Rehoming Page
More Cats Seeking Homes: More cats currently seeking homes appear on their website, linked below.
Tel: 01204 304679
Email: kathy@petrehome.org
Web site: www.petrehome.org

CATS 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!
cat rescue stockport Cats Seeking Homes
Please visit Stockport Cats Protection's »» Cat Chat Rehoming Page
More Cats Seeking Homes: Many of the cats seeking a home are featured on their website, linked below.
Postal address only: c/o 3 Hexworth Walk, Bramhall, Stockport.
Tel: 01614 391274
Branch Email: stockport.cp@hotmail.com
Web site: www.stockport.cats.org.uk
National CP Helpline: 03000 12 12 12

CATS PROTECTION - BOLTON & RADCLIFFE
Registered Charity no: 203644
Areas covered - postcodes: BL1 - BL7 & M26
Rescuing and rehoming stray, abandoned and unwanted cats and kittens, and providing veterinary care where needed. The branch also offers help towards vaccination costs. All cats are neutered, de-flead, wormed and vaccinated (if old enough) prior to homing. When adopting a cat or kitten from the branch, you can have them microchipped for only £5.00. Home visits are carried out prior to homing to assess mutual suitability of cat and home, enabling the best match to be made.
Lost & Found Register: The branch maintains a 'Lost & Found' register for cats in their area - Email: boltoncats@hotmail.co.uk
cat rescue bolton and radcliffe Cats Seeking Homes
Please visit Bolton & Radcliffe Cats Protection'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: Cats Protection, Bolton & Radcliffe Branch, PO Box 124, Radcliffe, M26 6AD
Tel: 07760 780759
Email: boltoncats@hotmail.co.uk
Web site: www.bolton.cats.org.uk
National CP Helpline: 03000 12 12 12

RSPCA - MANCHESTER & SALFORD
Registered Charity No 232255
Based in Chorlton-cum-Hardy, Manchester. Rehabilitating and rehoming cats brought in by RSPCA cruelty inspectors from across Manchester & Salford.
Neutering Assistance: They occasionally have funds to provide neutering for people on benefits. However, discounted neutering for people on benefits is available at the Greater Manchester Animal Hospital in Eccles.
cat rescue manchester and salford Cats Seeking Homes
Please visit Manchester & Salford RSPCA's »» Cat Chat Rehoming Page
Volunteers Needed: Please see their website linked below, for further details.
Tel - Cat Adoption: 0161 882 0680
Email: rspcamcr_salford@btconnect.com
Website: www.manchesterandsalfordrspca.org.uk
Cruelty Line: 0300 1234 999 (24 hours), or for advice visit: RSPCA Help & Advice

RSPCA - ALTRINCHAM CHESHIRE
Registered Charity no: 223367
Please note: This branch covers the Trafford area of Lancashire only.
cat rescue altrincham cheshire Cats Seeking Homes
Please visit Altrincham Cheshire RSPCA's »» Cat Chat Rehoming Page
More Cats Seeking Homes: More cats currently seeking homes appear on their website, linked below.
Rehoming Tel: 0161 286 2503
Adoption Enquiries Email: rspca.altrincham.cheshire@googlemail.com
Website: www.rspca-altrincham-cheshire.org.uk
Cruelty Line: 0300 1234 999 (24 hours), or for advice visit: RSPCA Help & Advice

THE HEATONS ANIMAL GROUP
Based in Stockport
Registered Charity no. 1072091
Cat rescue and rehoming in Cheshire / Greater Manchester and the surrounding areas.
rescue cats at The Heatons Animal Rescue Group Cats Seeking Homes
Please visit The Heatons Animal Rescue Group's »» Cat Chat Rehoming Page
More Cats Seeking Homes: Some of the cats seeking a home are featured on their website, linked below.
Sanctuary and Support Shop: 406a Manchester Road, Heaton Chapel, Stockport, Cheshire, SK4 5BY
Tel: 01619 750 784
Website: www.tharg.org.uk

BLUE CROSS - Rehoming Services (North)
Registered Charity No. England and Wales (224392) and Scotland (SCO40154)
Operating from bases in County Durham, Cumbria, Manchester, Staffordshire and West Yorkshire. The cats available for adoption are cared for by fosterers, as opposed a Blue Cross centre.
Blue Cross Rehoming Services (North) Cats Seeking Homes
Please visit the Blue Cross Rehoming Services (North) »» Cat Chat Rehoming Page
More Cats Seeking Homes: Some more of the cats seeking homes appear on thier website, linked below.
Tel - Cumbria: 0300 777 1920
Tel - County Durham: 0300 777 1922
Tel - Lancashire: Bolton: 0300777 1921 / Middleton: 0300 777 1925 / Salford: 0300 777 1926
Tel - Staffordshire: 0300 777 1924
Tel - West Yorkshire: 0300 777 1923
Email: fosteringnorth@bluecross.org.uk
National Website: www.bluecross.org.uk

CATS 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. (Postcodes: M16 M17 M21 M23 M32 M33 M41 M90 and WA14 and 15). Their aims are to help, treat, neuter and rehome whenever possible, upholding the Cats Protection motto: "We help if we can."
Cats Seeking Homes
: More cats currently seeking homes appear on their website, linked below.
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 225 2073
General Enquires - Tel: 0161 969 0331
Homing Line - Tel: 0161 610 2189
Email: traffordcatsprotection@hotmail.com
Website: www.trafford.cats.org.uk
National CP Helpline: 03000 12 12 12

CATS PROTECTION - ROCHDALE
Registered Charity no: 203644
Covering postcodes: OL2, OL9, OL10, OL11, OL12, OL13, OL15, OL16, BL0, BB4, M24.
All cats and kittens will be neutered, and home visits will be carried out prior to adoption.
Cats Seeking Homes
: More cats currently seeking homes appear on their website, linked below.
Neutering Assistance: Available through the voucher scheme, for those in receipt of benefits or low income,
Lost & Found Register: Details of lost & found cats in the area can be submitted to / found on their website.
Tel: 01706 522440
Email: rochdalecats@hotmail.co.uk
Website: www.rochdale.cats.org.uk
National CP Helpline: 03000 12 12 12

CAT RESCUE (BLACKPOOL, WYRE & FYLDE)
Registered Charity no: 1081433
This rescue only operates in the Lytham St Annes area, unless there are exceptional circumstances. The charity cares for and rehomes stray and abandoned cats and kittens, and also offers general advice on care of cats and kittens. All cats are neutered prior to adoption, the rescue will pay for kittens to be neutered as soon as they are old enough. Assistance is also given to other cat charities in the area when possible.
Please Note: At present this rescue centre is currently full, and unable to take in any more cats. There is however, a waiting list for when a space becomes available.
Cats Seeking Homes
: Some of the cats currently seeking homes appear on their website, linked below.
Postal Address: P.O.Box 169, Lythan St Annes, Lancashire, FY8 4WE
Tel: 01253 720357
Email: catrescue2007@btinternet.com
Website: www.catrescuefylde.co.uk

PREVENT UNWANTED PETS - LANCASHIRE WEST BRANCH
Registered Charity no: 702569
Covering Wigan, and surrounding area.
Taking in and rehoming unwanted, abandoned and stray cats and kittens, and other animals. A home visit is required prior to adopting an animal.
Neutering Assistance:
The group helps to prevent future unwanted pets by assisting with neutering costs for any animal, not just cats.
Postal Address: PO Box 630, WN1 9HE
Tel: 01942 878573 or 07772 722 709
Email: caring4moggies@yahoo.com
Website: www.preventunwantedpets.co.uk

RSPCA - TAMESIDE & GLOSSOP BRANCH
Registered Charity no. 232260
Covering Greater Manchester and Derbyshire.
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.
Tameside and Glossop is an independent branch of the RSPCA, prioritising cats and kittens brought in by RSPCA Inspectors which are all neutered, vaccinated and blood tested at the RSPCA's animal hospital in Salford before rehoming. Home visits are carried out to ensure a good match between adopter and the cat / kitten.
Cats Seeking Homes: Some of the cats seeking a home are featured on their website, linked below.
Tel: 0776 451 4095
Email: office@rspca-tameside-glossop.org.uk
Website: www.rspca-tameside-glossop.org.uk
Cruelty Line: 0300 1234 999 (24 hours), or for advice visit: RSPCA Help & Advice

RSPCA - FYLDE
Registered Charity no: 232246
Advice & Rehoming Centre Address: 1a North Albert Street, Fleetwood, Lancs, FY7 6AA. (Open: Tues / Thur / Fri: 10.30am to 4pm, Sat: 1.30pm to 4pm)
Tel: 01253 873616 or 01253 720658
Website: www.rspca-fylde.org.uk
Cruelty Line: 0300 1234 999 (24 hours), or for advice visit: RSPCA Help & Advice

CATS PROTECTION - ATHERTON, WIGAN & METRO AREAS
Registered Charity no: 203644
Currently housing up to 120 cats and kittens, this busy branch of Cats Protection also has a substantial waiting list of new cats to come in, so loving homes are desperately needed. See their web site for more details about the branch.
Neutering Assistance
: Every Tuesday the branch runs a mobile neutering Unit. Every cat that comes to the unit is neutured, and Microchipped, (also wormed and de-flead if required). This service is free to people on low incomes, also people who are in receipt of benefits and pensioners. But no cat is ever turned away. For more information or to book your cat in for neutering, Tel: 01942 888693
Lost & Found Register: Lost or found a cat in this area? Tel: 01942 888693
Feral Cats seeking Homes
: The branch often assists in the rescue and relocation of feral cats, and would like to hear from owners of farms or small holdings in or around the north west who may be able to offer a home; please call: 01942 745069
Fosterers Needed: Could you foster a cat or kitten whilst a new home is found? If you have a spare room, and could care for a cat between homes, please call: 01942 711101
General Enquiries: 01942 888693
Cat Adoption: 01942 711101 or 01942 670196
Email: helencatsprotection@yahoo.co.uk
Website: www.athertonwigan.cats.org.uk
National CP Helpline: 03000 12 12 12

NATIONAL ANIMAL SANCTUARIES SUPPORT LEAGUE
Registered Charity no: 102488.
Helping to rescue, stray and abandoned animals, and where possible finding them good, loving homes. They operate a non-destruction policy which means they will never put a healthy animal to sleep. Motto: 'No sick animal shall go untreated'.
Foster Homes Desperately Needed in the Fylde Coast Area: The rescue will provide pens, scratching posts, toys, food etc. and pay for any medical treatment necessary. Please contact them on the number below if you can help!!
Tel: 07792 672 521
Email: kathy.marie@talk21.com
Website: www.freewebs.com/animalsupportleague-lancs

OLDHAM CATS RESCUE
Registered Charity no: 1058621
Based in Manchester.
Rescuing, neutering and rehoming unwanted and abandoned cats and kittens. They have a non destruction policy, which means that they never have a healthy cat put to sleep, and therefore have many permanent residents who are dependent on public sponsorship. The charity relies solely on volunteers and fundraisers, so if you can volunteer your help, or can offer a loving home to a cat or cats, please get in touch.
Their support shop helps with running costs - small items of furniture, bric-a-brac, clothes etc. are always needed.
Cats Seeking Homes
: Some of the cats seeking a home are featured on their website, linked below.
Support Shop: 93 The Downs, Alkrington, Middleton (Tel: 0161 6548866, open: Mon, Wed & Friday 10.30am-3.30pm)
Rehoming Centre: Toynton Villa Cattery, Saxon Street, Middleton, Manchester, M24 2AD
Tel: 0161 653 6530
Email: oldham_cats@yahoo.com
Website: www.oldhamcats.co.uk

SOCIETY FOR ABANDONED ANIMALS
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
Email: office@saarescue.co.uk
Website: www.saarescue.co.uk

FIONA'S FOSTERS
Based in Oldham.
Fostering unwanted kittens and cats in a home environment until a new home can be found. Home checks apply. All cats and kittens have a basic health check, are treated for fleas and worms, and are neutered prior to rehoming (or voucher towards neutering cost provided if too young).
Tel: 07982 485729
Email: fionascott2510@hotmail.com

RAINBOWBRIDGE SANCTUARY
Based in Blackpool, providing shelter, food and veterinary care for abandoned and unwanted cats in their area. Cats are carefully matched with their new owners before rehoming.
Shelter Address: Grosvenor House, 43 Grosvenor St. Blackpool, Lancashire, FY1 3EX.
Tel: 0843 289 1371
Email: rainbowbridgesanctuary@inbox.com
Website: www.sanctuary.beep.com

FOUR PAWS PET RESCUE
Areas covered: Cumbria / North Lancs
Rehoming kittens, cats, dogs and small animals including ex-battery hens!
Tel: 01539 822599 and 01539 725839
Email: snookie729@btinternet.com

MOGGIES CAT RESCUE
Darwen, Near Blackburn, Lancs
Moggies is a small home-run cat rescue, averagely caring for between 12 and 20 cats at any one time.
Catfood and donations needed: Tins or sachets of cat food are always gratefully received, as are donations towards their huge vet bills, which can be as high as £1,000 per month. Also any good quality, unwanted items that could be sold to aid funds.
Cats Seeking Homes: Moggies is now at capacity - and is desperately looking for cat lovers willing to adopt some of the homeless cats - please call if you can offer a loving home to a rescued cat (or two!).
Please Note: Moggies is currently full to bursting - good homes are needed urgently please!
All cats ready for adoption are neutered and fully vaccinated prior to leaving the rescue.
Tel: 01254 708171

CAT ACTION TRUST (1977) - SHAW BRANCH
Shaw, Near Oldham, Greater Manchester. Registered Charity No. 801245
CAT77's policy is to help feral cats by limiting their numbers through neutering and returning to site, and by finding homes for kittens and tame stray cats. The charity has a no-kill policy, and is run entirely by volunteers.
Please Note: Cat Action Trust (1977) - Shaw branch is currently unable to take in anymore cats. Please only contact if you are offering a home.
PO Box 1639, London, W8 7ZZ
Tel: 01706 840102
To adopt a cat, Email: pat.bowers@sky.com (when emailing, please put 'cat' in the subject line. Our emails are answered by volunteers, who also work full time, so please bear with us if we take a day or two to reply.)
General Email: info@cat77.org.uk
Website: www.cat77.org.uk

CATS PROTECTION - PRESTON
Registered Charity no: 203644
Covering Preston, Penwortham, Leyland, Chorley, Warton and Garstang, (all PR1 - PR7, PR25 and PR26 postcode areas).
Lost & Found Register: Preston CPL operate a lost and found register for cats in their area.
Tel: 0845 1770708
Branch Email: jeanette@prestoncpl.com
Branch Web site: www.cats.org.uk/preston
National CP Helpline: 03000 12 12 12

CATS PROTECTION - LANCASTER & MORECAMBE
Registered Charity: 203644 (England and Wales)
SC037711 (Scotland)
Cats Seeking Homes: More cats currently seeking homes appear on their website, linked below.
Neutering Assistance: Help is available towards the cost of neutering for those on low income or claiming benefits.
Lost & Found Register: This branch operates a lost and found register for their area. See their website for details.
Support Shop: 4 - 6 Regent Road, Morecambe, Lancaster. LA3 1QGTel: 01524 850 112
Postal Address: Cats Protection, Lancaster and Morecambe, PO Box 179, Morecambe, LA3 1WL
Tel/Fax: 01524 850112
Email: lancandmorecambecp@hotmail.com
Web site: www.lancaster.cats.org.uk
National CP Helpline: 03000 12 12 12

CATS PROTECTION - BLACKBURN & DISTRICT
Registered Charity no: 203644
Cats Seeking Homes: More cats currently seeking homes appear on their website, linked below.
Neutering Assistance: Help is available towards the cost of neutering for those on low income or claiming benefits.
Lost & Found Register: If you would like to list a lost or found cat on their website, please contact the branch.
Tel: 01254 260107
Email: blackburncatsprotection@gmail.com
Web site: www.blackburn.cats.org.uk
National CP Helpline: 03000 12 12 12

CATS PROTECTION - BURNLEY & PENDLE
Registered Charity no: 203644
Cats Seeking Homes: Some of the cats seeking a home are featured on their website, linked below.
Neutering Assistance: Neutering vouchers are available from this branch.
Lost & Found Register: Lost and found cats will be displayed on their website
Tel: 01282 693 400
Email: burnleycatsprotection@yahoo.co.uk

Web site: www.burnley.cats.org.uk

CATS PROTECTION - BURSCOUGH & LIVERPOOL BAY
Registered Charity no: 203644
Cat rehoming, and general cat care advice - covering Merseyside & parts of Lancashire. This Branch does not have a main homing centre, as the cats in their care are in foster homes around the region.
Postal Address: PO Box 81, Maghull, Liverpool, L37 1WX.
Tel: 0151 526 5999
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
Website: www.cats.org.uk

RSPCA - CRAVEN & UPPER WHARFEDALE
Registered Charity no: 232237
Cats Seeking Homes: Some of the cats currently seeking homes are featured on their web page, linked below.
Lost & Found Register: Details of lost or found pets in the area, can be displayed on the branch website.
Postal Address: Craven RSPCA, PO Box 493, Keighley, W.Yorkshire, BD21 9AG.
Tel: 07949 229955
Email: acraven87@yahoo.co.uk
Website: www.rspca-craven.org.uk
Cruelty Line: 0300 1234 999 (24 hours), or for advice visit: RSPCA Help & Advice

RSPCA - BURY, OLDHAM & DISTRICT (ANIMAL CENTRE OLDHAM)
Registered Charity no: 226624
Neutering Assistance & £10.00 Microchipping: Available at the centre most Thursdays. Please ring: 0161 624 4725 to book an appointment for your cat or dog.
Tel: 0300 1111 333
Email: Via the 'Contact Us' page of their website.
Website: www.rspca-buryoldham.org.uk
Cruelty Line: 0300 1234 999 (24 hours), or for advice visit: RSPCA Help & Advice

RSPCA - BOLTON
Registered Charity no: 232243
Primarily an advice centre for any animal welfare problems. RSPCA Bolton do not have an animal home at the branch, but always have dogs, cats, rabbits etc. in nearby Foster Homes or Boarding Kennels.
Advice Centre: 205 St. George's Road, Bolton, BL1 2PG (Open Mon / Tues / Thur / Fri: 10am to 3.45pm, Wed: 10am to 1pm, Closed weekends, Tel: 01204 521160)
Tel: 01204 521160
Email: office@rspcabolton.org.uk
Website: www.rspca.org.uk/local/bolton-branch/
Cruelty Line: 0300 1234 999 (24 hours), or for advice visit: RSPCA Help & Advice

RSPCA - PRESTON & DISTRICT
Registered Charity no: 232256
Rehoming Centre: Slack Cottage, Ribbleton Avenue, Preston, Lancashire, PR2 6QL
Opening hours - 12 - 3pm daily, but closed Tuesdasy.
Preston RSPCA Clinic: 196 Lancaster Road, Preston, Lancashire, PR1 2QL
Clinic Tel: 01772 880764 (between opening hours below only: Opening Times - Wed & Fri: 10am to 11am, Tues (Appointment Only): 7pm to 8pm
Rehoming Centre Tel: 01772 792553
Email: info@rspcapreston.org.uk
Website: www.rspca-preston.org.uk
Cruelty Line: 0300 1234 999 (24 hours), or for advice visit: RSPCA Help & Advice

RSPCA - LANCASHIRE EAST ANIMAL CENTRE (ALTHAM ANIMAL CENTRE)
Registered Charity no: 232253
Rehoming Centre: Nearer Holker House Farm, Off Enfield Road, Altham, Accrington, Lancashire, BB5 5UU (Open: Monday to Sunday 11.00am to 4.00pm Closed Thursdays)
Tel: 01254 231118
Email: info@rspca-lancseast.org.uk
Web site: www.rspca-lancseast.org.uk
Cruelty Line: 0300 1234 999 (24 hours), or for advice visit: RSPCA Help & Advice

RSPCA - GREATER MANCHESTER ANIMAL HOSPITAL
Rehoming Centre & Hospital
: 411 Eccles New Road, Manchester, M5 5NN
Opening hours: Mon to Fri, 7.30am to 4pm
Tel: 0300 123 0711
Web site: www.rspca.org.uk
Cruelty Line: 0300 1234 999 (24 hours), or for advice visit: RSPCA Help & Advice

RSPCA - BLACKPOOL / NORTH LANCS ANIMAL CENTRE (Longview Kennels)
Registered Charity no: 232252
Rehoming Centre: Longview Kennels, Division Lane, Marton, Blackpool, FY4 5EB
Open: Tuesday to Sunday 11am to 3.30pm
Tel: 01253 763991
Email: enquiries@rspcablackpool.org.uk
National Web site: www.rspca.org.uk
Cruelty Line: 0300 1234 999 (24 hours), or for advice visit: RSPCA Help & Advice

RSPCA - ROCHDALE & DISTRICT
Registered Charity no: 232257
Covering Rochdale Borough (including Middleton, Milnrow, Littleborough, etc)
Animal Centre: 1 Redcross Street, Rochdale, Lancs. OL12 0NZ (open daily 11.30am to 3.30pm, closed Wednesdays)
Cats Seeking Homes: Some of the cats seeking homes appear on thier website, linked below.
Animal Centre Tel: 01706 861897
Fax: 01706 746525
Email: rspcarochdale@btconnect.com
Website: www.rspca-rochdale.org.uk
Cruelty Line: 0300 1234 999 (24 hours), or for advice visit: RSPCA Help & Advice

RSPCA - WIGAN, LEIGH & DISTRICT
Registered Charity no: 232249
Cats Seeking Homes
: Some of the cats seeking homes appear on thier website, linked below.
Neutering Assistance: For further information about help towards neutering costs, please contact as below.
Lost & Found Register: The branch maintains a 'Lost & Found register for cats in their area.
Address: RSPCA Wigan, Leigh & District Branch, 54a Market Street, Wigan, WN1 1HX.
Rehoming Tel: 01942 824165
Email: contactus@rspca-wigan.co.uk
Website: www.rspca-wigan.co.uk
Cruelty Line: 0300 1234 999 (24 hours), or for advice visit: RSPCA Help & Advice

LANCASHIRE CAT RESCUE
Preston

Lancashire Cat Rescue averagely cares for around 50 cats and kittens. They help or re-home more than 200 cats each year. You can help by adopting a cat, becoming a member and receiving their bi-monthly newsletter, donating money or goods to sell, or by making a bequest. Please visit their web site for more details.
Cats Seeking Homes: Some of the cats currently seeking homes appear on their website, linked below.
33 New Lane, Penwortham, Preston, Lancashire, PR1 9JH
Tel: 01772 750263
Email: christine@lancatrescue.co.uk
Web site: www.lancatrescue.co.uk

CATS PAWS SANCTUARY
Registererd charity no: 1028641
Covering the Fylde coast area.
Rescuing and re-homing homeless and abandoned cats and kittens in the Fylde coast area since 1986. Cats Paws Sanctuary is a small independent charity, supported only by fund raising events, the kindness of well-wishers, and the proceeds of their two charity shops. All cats are tested for FIV/FeLv, neutered, microchipped and vaccinated, as well as treated for worms and fleas, before re-homing. New owners of kittens are given a Neutering Voucher to present to their vet when the kittens are ready for this vital operation.
Sanctuary: (Rear) Pensilva, School Road, Marton Moss, Blackpool, Lancs FY4 5EN (open 2pm - 4pm daily)
Tel: 01253 760007
Email: catspaws@tiscali.co.uk
Website: www.catspawssanctuary.co.uk

CARLA LANE ANIMALS IN NEED
Registered Charity No: 1031342
Carla Lane Animals In Need is based in the Melling area of Liverpool. Rescuing, Rehabilitating and Rehoming a variety of animals who find themselves homeless in Lancashire, Liverpool, Sefton, St Helens, the Wirral, Knowsley. They operate a non destruction policy, caring for animals for as long as it takes to find them new, loving homes. There are usually aound 100 animals seeking homes; cats, dogs, rabbits & rodents plus many farm animals. Animals are vaccinated, neutered and microchipped before homing.
Cats Seeking Homes: Some of the cats seeking a home are featured on their website, linked below.
Donations Needed: Please get in touch if you can donate any items useful to the rescue, such as tinned cat or dog food, blankets, non-bio washing liquid or powder, wood-based cat litter, etc.
Shelter Address: Fir Tree Animal Sanctuary, Spurriers Lane, Melling, Liverpool, Merseyside, L31 1BA.
(Open for Viewing: 12.30 - 4.30pm (Closed Mondays)
Tel: 0151 549 0959
Out of Hours & Cat Help Line - Tel: 0151 526 3359
Email: animals_inneed@hotmail.co.uk
Website: www.animals-in-need.co.uk

TAMESIDE ANIMAL SHELTER
Areas covered: Tameside, Manchester, Cheshire, Lancashire, Yorkshire, Staffs
Founded in 2001, 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. The shelter offers the chance of a better life to all small domestic animals by way of rehoming - catering for dogs, cats, kittens puppies, rabbits, ferrets, etc.
Support Shop: 4 Reynold Street, Hyde, SK14 1LU (open 10am - 5pm Mon - Sat, Tel: 0161 368 8585) Collection and delivery available.
Boarding: The shelter also boards dogs and cats, with all funds going toward their vital rescue work.
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
Shelter opening times: 11am - 5pm each day including weekends
Tel: 0161 368 3511
Email: enquiries@tamesideanimalshelter.co.uk
Website: www.tamesideanimalshelter.org.uk

WOODLANDS ANIMAL SANCTUARY
Registered Charity no: 1108626
Based in Holmeswood, covering South Lancashire and North Merseyside.
Providing refuge and care for unwanted, abandoned or neglected cats, as well as small domestic animals, farm animals and native species of wildlife.
Cats Seeking Homes: There are always many cats or kittens at the sanctuary needing a good, loving home, so they would love to hear from kind, responsible people who understand the commitment involved in taking on a cat or kitten for life.
Farms / Stables: Good homes always needed for feral cats and kittens, such as on farms or at stables. In return for daily food and shelter, they will look after the barn and the mice!
Protect a Puss Scheme: The sanctuary always has a number of long term cats who for various reasons canot be re-homed, and the Protect a Puss sponsorship scheme helps pay for their food, litter and veterinary bills. You can sponsor a cat in this way as an individual, school, club, or company.
Sanctuary Address: Woodlands Farm, Sandy Lane, Holmeswood, L40 1UE (Viewing is strictly by appointment only)
Tel: 01704 823293
Email: info@animalsanctuary.org.uk
Website: www.animalsanctuary.org.uk

FRIENDS OF THE ANIMALS
Registered Charity no: 1000249
Please Note: No further cats can be taken in at this branch. Please only to contact them if offering a home.
Friends Of The Animals helps cats, dogs, horses, donkeys, wildlife and birds.
Cats Seeking Homes: Some of the cats seeking a home are featured on their website, linked below.
Neutering Assistance: They also offer help with spaying/neutering/ vets fees to those on limited incomes.
Helping hands needed: The Friends are always in need of extra pairs of helping hands: foster carers, drivers, home-checkers and fund-raisers. Or, why not become a Friend Of The Animals yourself? Visit their web site now for more details.
Hampshire Branch & Support Shop: 89 London Rd. North End Portsmouth, PO2 0BN. Tel: 02392 660 660 or Email: fotaiow@hotmail.com
Lancashire Branch: P.O. Box 86 Clitheroe Lancs. BB7 4NZ. Tel. 01200 440192
Web site: www.friendsoftheanimals.co.uk

KITTEN KARERS
Covering Wigan
A small group of volunteers started Kitten Karers following the closure of the local cat rescue. We currently have about 40 cats and kittens that need rehoming; all are housed in a number of local foster homes.
All our cats are neutered while with us, in the case of kittens adopters must undertake to have the kitten neutered within 6 months of adoption.
All adopters must undergo a home check.
Tel: 07834774949
Email: hobi12@hotmail.com

BENTHAM & DISTRICT PET RESCUE
Registered Charity no: 1071200
Based in High Bentham - Helping animals in North Yorkshire, Cumbria and North Lancashire.
Rescuing mainly cats and dogs but other small domestic pets, caring for those animals and rehoming to suitable homes.
Cats Seeking Homes: Some of the cats currently seeking homes appear on their website, linked below.
Tel: 01729 860 235
Email: benthampetrescue@petml.com
Website: www.benthampetrescue.co.uk

PERSIAN AND EXOTICS RESCUE
Based in Whitefield, Manchester covering the UK.
Specialising in Persian and Exotics, this rescue takes in many cats and kittens for many different reasons; from abandonment, abuse, neglect or changes in circumstances. They are dedicated to getting their rescued cats re-habilitated, re-socialized, and into loving new homes.
Cats Seeking Homes: Some of the cats seeking a home are featured on their website, linked below.
Tel: 07864 062 560
Email: persian_exotic_rescue@yahoo.co.uk
Website: www.persianrescue.webs.com

MILLSTREAM ANIMAL SHELTER
Based in Manchester.
Millstream take in and rehome a huge number of cats in a year, and often have around 100 cats in care at any one time, plus up to 20 dogs, all hoping for someone to offer them a loving new home. There are around 40 cats who have become semi-permanent because they haven't been offered a home, but many of these would still like to find their special person! Millstream has a non-destruction policy, which means no healthy animal is ever destroyed.
If you can offer a home to a cat or dog in care, please give the shelter a call. You can also help by donating cat food or goods to sell in their support shop, or by sponsoring one of their un-homeable cats.
Support Shop: 190 Oldham Road, Ashton Under Lyne
Shelter Address: Millstream Lane, Clayton Bridge, Manchester, Lancashire, M40 1QT
Tel: 0161 683 4194

EASTERLEIGH ANIMAL SANCTUARY
Blackpool
Registered Charity No: 1072897
Easterleigh are always desperate for loving homes for the many animals in their care, mainly cats, dogs and horses. They spay/neuter all animals prior to rehoming, and will never put a healthy animal to sleep. The sanctuary is staffed by unpaid volunteers, so all money donated goes towards the care of the animals.
Cats Seeking Homes: Some of the cats seeking a home are featured on their website, linked below.
Rehoming Centre: Queensway Park Farm, Queensway, Lytham St. Annes, Lancashire, FY8 3TP. (open daily 11am to 4pm)
Correspondence only to: 36 Caxton Avenue, Bispham, Blackpool, Lancs. FY2 9AP
Tel: 01253 789185
Email: easter.leigh@virgin.net
Web site: www.easterleigh.org.uk

BLEAKHOLT ANIMAL SANCTUARY
Bury, Lancs

Registered Charity no: 1110503
Bleakholt cares for up to 140 dogs and 250 cats at any one time, as well as rabbits, horses and other animals. They rehome on average 20 dogs and 70 cats every month, and are always pleased to hear from anyone able to offer a good, loving home. Volunteers to help at the santuary are also always needed, so if you have a few hours to spare, do give them a call.
Cats Seeking Homes: Some of the cats seeking a home are featured on their website, linked below.
Sanctuary: Bury Old Road, Edenfield, Ramsbottom, Bury, Lancs., BL0 0RX
Tel: 08700 620530
Email: bleakholt.animal@globaluk.net
Website: www.bleakholt.org

ANIMALS IN DISTRESS SANCTUARY
Manchester

Registered Charity No: 515886
The sanctuary rescues and rehabilitates a variety of animals, rehoming across Greater Manchester. They also run a 24hr rescue ambulance.
Registered Office: 1 Rippingham Road, Withington, Manchester, M20 3FX
Rehoming Centre: Pennisfield Farm, 55 Silver St, Irlam, Manchester, Lancashire, M44 6HT, Tel: 0906 680 1215, Email: irlam@animals-in-distress.net
Retirement Sanctuary: Field of Dreams, Leach Farm, Swaindrod Lane, Blackstone Edge, Littleborough, Lancs, OL15 0LE, Tel: 01706 371 731, Email: fieldofdreams@ukonline.co.uk
Support Shops: 931 Hyde Road, Gorton : 1 Rippingham Road, Withington : 12 Liverpool Road, Cadishead.
Rescue Ambul
Rehoming Centre Tel: 0906 680 1215
General enquiries: 0161 775 2221
Emergency line: 07850 605 283
Email: fieldofdreams@ukonline.co.uk
Web site: www.animals-in-distress.net

CATS IN CRISIS
Based in Bamber Bridge, Preston, the group resues, cares for and rehomes cats across the North West. They provide sanctuary for a number of 'Senior Kittizens' and long term sick and disabled cats and kittens, and they aim to re-home wherever possible. From time to time the group takes senior cats, and sometimes kittens to visit local schools to promote animal welfare, where they are spoilt rotten both by the children and the big kids (the teachers)!
Sponsors / Members needed: They operate a Membership Scheme, and a Sponsorship Scheme where the old & not-so-old cats in care can be 'adopted' to assist with their upkeep and care.
Fundraisers: They regularly raise much needed funds by attending cat shows, local festivals and car boots etc. where their popular range of home-made jams, pickles & chutneys are a firm favourite.
Goods needed: Also a good source of funds as these events are their 'Good as New' items for sale, so gifts and donations are very much appreciated.
Homes needed: If you live in the North West of England are seeking a new animal companion, please give them a call to find out about cats currently seeking a home.
Tel: 01772 498053
Email: cats-in-crisis@blueyonder.co.uk
Web site: www.cats-in-crisis.co.uk

CRAVEN CAT RESCUE
Covering Lancashire and North Yorkshire
Rehoming stray and unwanted cats and kittens. All cats will be neutered prior to rehoming and home checks will be carried out.
Tel: 01756 795350
Email: brenda.heaton@tesco.net

EAST LANCASHIRE ANIMAL WELFARE
Based in Accrington
Tel: 01254 388133

ANIMAL CARE - LANCASTER
Based in Lancaster
Registered Charity no: 508819
Working to help animals since1978, the sanctuary rescues, cares for and re-homes many cats, dogs as well as various small animals such as rats, rabbits etc. All animals adopted come with 6 weeks Pet Plan cover.
Rehoming Centre: Blea Tarn Kennels, Blea Tarn Road, Scotforth, Lancaster, Lancs, LA2 0RD
Opening hours: 11am - 3pm daily.
Support Shop: 40 Claremont Road, Morecambe, LA4 4HL (Tues - Sat, 9am - 3.30pm)
Tel: 01524 65495
Fax: 01524 841819
Email: vanessa@animalcare-lancaster.co.uk
Website: www.animalcare-lancaster.co.uk

DESTITUTE ANIMAL SHELTER
Registered Charity no: 222935
Based in Bolton
The Destitute Animal Shelter is a rescue charity dedicated to caring for the lost, stray and abandoned cats and dogs in the Bolton area. They have a non-destruction policy and are committed to reducing the unwanted cat and dog problem in this area by neutering every animal prior to re-homing. They help over 2,000 animals per year, either by reuniting lost animals with their owners or finding them new homes.
Shelter Address: 1 Northolt Drive, Bolton, Lancashire, BL3 6NJ
Open: Monday to Saturday 11.30 am to 5.30 pm, (Closed Xmas Day, Boxing Day & New Year's Day).
Shelter Tel: 01204 526486
Shop Tel: 01204 465870
E-mail: karen@animalshelter.org.uk
Web site: www.animalshelter.org.uk

PENDLE CAT RESCUE
Based in Barrowford, Burnley
Covering Burnley Pendle & Colne and surrounding areas. Run by a family of volunteers, they rescue stray and abandoned cats and kittens including feral, and care for them in as homely an environment as possible until they can be re-homed. Working with the local police and vets to make a big difference to improving the life of the local kitty population. They also take in 'widowed' cats, sometimes keeping them permanently. No healthy animal is ever destroyed. If you are looking to adopt a new feline friend into your life, please get in touch.
Tel: 01282 601418

PIKEVIEW ANIMAL RESCUE
Based in Oldham
Rescuing and rehoming animals in need ~ Registered Charity no. 1031515
66 Yorkshire Street, Oldham, Lancashire, OL1 1SR
Tel: 0161 626 2230
Email: thompson.house@btinternet.com

WASP ANIMAL RESCUE
Based in Blackpool
248 Church Street, Blackpool, Lancashire, FY1 3PX
Tel: 01253 622788

WYRE ANIMAL WELFARE
Based in Fleetwood
87 Poulton Road, Fleetwood, Lancashire, FY7 6TQ
Tel: 01253 872198

WYRE ANIMAL SANCTUARY FUND
Based in Blackpool
c/o The Charity Shop, 5 Springfield Road, Blackpool, Lancashire, FY1 1QW
Tel: 01253 752917

FELINE RESCUE
Based in Bolton
Tel: 01204 415320

HOME RESCUE
Based in Oldham
Tel: 01706 842959

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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