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CELIA HAMMOND ANIMAL TRUST (CHAT) - Canning Town
Registered Charity 293787
The Celia Hammond Animal Trust run low cost neuter clinics, for those on a low income, as well as an extensive rehabilitation and rehoming service for stray and unwanted animals in London and throughout the South East. They also run a sponsorship scheme for their un-homeable cats. See their web site for details.
Many Kittens now available!! Permanent homes, or fosterers needed - Please get in touch as below.
Semi-Feral cats needing homes: The Trust are desperate to find homes for some of their semi-feral cats. At the last count they had over 200 semi feral cats currently in care, who need safe, understanding homes. Many will be fine in a rural or semi rural situation, such as farms, smallholdings or stables. Please call if you could offer a suitable home.
rescue cats at celia hammond animal trust - canning town Cats Seeking Homes
Celia Hammond Animal Trust - Canning Town »» Cat Chat Rehoming Page
More Cats Seeking Homes: To see some of the cats needing homes at Celia Hammond Animal Trust's Canning Town Rescue Centre, visit 'Animals for Homing' on their website, linked below. Please be aware that viewing cats at the centre is by appointment only.
Neutering Assistance: Neutering assistance for Cats and Dogs is available at the centre.
Neuter Clinic & Rescue Centre - Canning Town: 151-153 Barking Road, Canning Town, London, E16 4HQ
To Adopt a cat or for Neutering Enquiries - Tel: 020 7474 8811 (10am - 5.30pm)
Email: canningtown@celiahammond.org
Website: www.celiahammond.org

CELIA HAMMOND ANIMAL TRUST (CHAT) - Lewisham
Registered Charity 293787
The Celia Hammond Animal Trust run low cost neuter clinics for those on a low income, as well as an extensive rehabilitation and rehoming service for stray and unwanted animals in London and throughout the South East. They also run a sponsorship scheme for their un-homeable cats. See their web site for details.
Many Kittens now available!! Permanent homes, or fosterers needed - Please get in touch as below.
Semi-Feral cats needing homes: The Trust are desperate to find homes for some of their semi-feral cats. At the last count they had over 200 semi feral cats currently in care, who need safe, understanding homes. Many will be fine in a rural or semi rural situation, such as farms, smallholdings or stables. Please call if you could offer a suitable home.
rescue cats at celia hammond animal trust -lewisham Cats Seeking Homes
Celia Hammond Animal Trust - Lewisham »» Cat Chat Rehoming Page
cats seeking homes east london Top Cats - “Please Pick Me!”
A sweet little lad and his Mum! »» Meet Pheonix & Domino
Beautiful, friendly boy in need of a loving home… »» Meet Donny
More Cats Seeking Homes: To see some of the cats needing homes at Celia Hammond Animal Trust's Lewisham Rescue Centre, visit 'Animals for Homing' on their website, linked below. Please be aware that viewing cats at the centre is by appointment only.
Neutering Assistance: Neutering assistance for Cats and Dogs is available at the centre.
Neuter Clinic & Rescue Centre - Lewisham: 233 / 235 Lewisham Way, London, SE4 1UY
To Adopt a cat - Tel: 0208 694 6545
Neutering Enquiries - Tel: 020 8691 2100
Email: lewisham@celiahammond.org
Website: www.celiahammond.org

BROMLEY & DISTRICT CAT RESCUE
Based in Bromley, rehoming accross Essex, West Kent, London and Surrey.
This small independent rescue always has cats and sometimes kittens seeking good, loving homes. A home check is always carried out prior to rehoming, and care is taken not to re-home near busy roads, in most circumstances, homes with a catflap are preferred. They operate a non destruction policy.
Neutering Assistance: If you are on a low income, ask them about their reduced price neutering scheme, to prevent unwanted litters in the future.
cat rescue bromley Cats Seeking Homes
Please visit the Bromley & District Cat Rescue »» Cat Chat Rehoming Page
cats seeking homes east london Top Cats - “Please Pick Me!”
Chunky tabby boy, loves cuddles, a real people-cat! »» Meet Joshua
Friendly, healthy senior girl, desperately wants a loving home again »» Meet Sara
Tel: 0208 464 6035
Mobile: 07788 627130
Email: bromleyrescuecats@gmail.com

PAWS FOR LIFE & 9 LIVES CAT RESCUE
Based in S.W London but will cover other areas when possible.
A small, dedicated rescue group with many years experience of rescuing cats. They mainly specialise in harder to home cats such as FIV positive, elderly, disabled or cats that need medication. Although they are London based, if they can get there, they will. They specialise in the older cat but will try to rehome any age. Paws for Life and 9 Lives operate a non-destruction policy. Can you help give one of their beautiful cats the love they so deserve?
rescue cats at Paws for Life & 9 Lives Cat Rescue london Cats Seeking Homes
Please visit the Paws for Life & 9 Lives Cat Rescue »» Cat Chat Rehoming Page
Foster homes needed: More foster homes for cats 'between homes' are needed.
Postal Address: Paws for Life & 9 Lives Cat Rescue, c/o 26 Russell House, London, SW1V 4EQ.
Opening Hours: Mon - Fri: 9am to 5pm • Sat: 10am to 1pm • Closed Sundays and Bank Holidays.
Tel: 07986 135081
Email: cats@pawsforlife.org.uk
Main Website: www.pawsforlife.org.uk
Additional Info. Website: www.pawsforlife-mini.co.uk

ANIM-MATES
S.E. London & N.W. Kent
Registered Charity no: 1098252
Anim-Mates is an entirely voluntary group, helping animals in South East London and North West Kent, in any or all of the following ways: (1) by rescuing, rehabilitating and rehoming stray, abandoned and unwanted animals, (2) by providing long term foster care for homeless animals (3) by providing veterinary treatment, vaccination, neutering and spaying where necessary. All the animals are cared for by fosterers in their homes.
rescue a cat anim-mates Cats Seeking Homes
Please visit the Anim-Mates »» Cat Chat Rehoming Page
More Cats Seeking Homes: Some of the cats seeking homes are featured on their website, linked below.
Lost & Found Register: A lost and found pets section is maintained on their website, linked below.
Shelter Address: Anim-Mates, Shakespeare Farm House, Shakespeare Farm Road, St. Mary Hoo, Kent, ME3 8RS.
Tel: 01634 271 456
Email: info@anim-mates.org.uk
Website: www.anim-mates.org.uk

CATS PROTECTION - LEA VALLEY
Registered Charity no. 203644
Lea Valley Cats Protection helps to home around 200 cats every year.  The branch is staffed entirely by volunteers and covers the following postcodes: E4, EN1, EN2, EN3, EN4, EN6, EN7, EN8, EN9, N9, N18 and N21.
Support Shop: 145 Chase Side, Enfield, Middlesex, EN2 0PN - Tel: 0208 367 4813
rescue a cat Lea Valley Cats Protection Cats Seeking Homes
Please visit the Lea Valley Cats Protection »» Cat Chat Rehoming Page
More Cats Seeking Homes:Some more of the cats currently seeking homes appear on their website, linked below.
Postal address: 145, Chase Side, Enfield, North London, EN2 0PN.
Tel: 0845 313 4746 (08.30 - 18.30 Mon to Fri. 09.00 - 17.00 Sat)
Cat Adoption Email: cplvadoption@live.co.uk
General Enquireies Email: cpleavalley@live.co.uk
Website: www.leavalley.cats.org.uk
National CP Helpline: 03000 12 12 12

CATS PROTECTION - CENTRAL LONDON
Registered Charity no: 203644
Covering Westminster, West and East Central London, Tower Hamlets and Hackney.
A small group of volunteers whose principal aim is to rescue and rehome as many cats as possible. All cats neutered before rehoming. The group also takes part in education and community engagement work to help local pet owners.
rescue cats at Cats Protection - Central London Cats Seeking Homes
Please visit the Cats Protection - Central London »» Cat Chat Rehoming Page
Cats Seeking Homes: Some of the cats seeking homes are featured on their website, linked below.
Tel: 07815 493729
Email: susan_cats5@outlook.com
Website: www.cats.org.uk/london
National CP Helpline: 03000 12 12 12

THE CATCUDDLES SANCTUARY
Registered Charity no: 1147971
Covering East London & West Kent, taking in, assessing, rehabilitating & rehoming pre-loved cats and kittens that need new forever homes, due to unavoidable changes in family circumstances. All cats get veterinary care, up to date vaccinations, flea and worming treatment, microchipping and neutering. The sanctuary simulates the kittie's home environment where each kitty gets 121 affection and lives in it's own quarters in a custom build residential annexe with heating, insulation, lighting and music. The Catcuddles Sanctuary also aims to help senior citizens care for their furry friends, and believe that cats are therapy to humans and should stay with them as long as possible.
rescue cats at the catcuddles sanctuary Cats Seeking Homes
Please visit The Catcuddles Sanctuary »» Cat Chat Rehoming Page
cats seeking homes east london Top Cats - “Please Pick Me!”
Affectionate, gentle natured girl, with a calming aura! »» Meet Molly
Lovely white & tabby girl seeks child-free home with a garden please »» Meet Masia
More Cats Seeking Homes: Some of the cats seeking homes are featured on their website, linked below.
Sanctuary Address: The Catcuddles Sanctuary, 155 Howarth Road, Greenwich, SE2 0UW.
Tel: 0208 1232230 / 0778 2661255
Cat Adoption Email: adopt@catcuddles.org.uk or
General Enquiries Email: email@catcuddles.org.uk
Website: www.catcuddles.org.uk

LONDON CAT RESCUE
Based in London N8 (Hornsey), rehoming cats in the City of London & North London. This is a small but dedicated group, caring for cats in foster homes until a new, permanent home can be found.
rescue cats at London Cat Rescue Cats Seeking Homes
Please visit the London Cat Rescue »» Cat Chat Rehoming Page
More Cats Seeking Homes: The group always has a number of cats waiting for a home, please contact them if you could offer a permanent, loving home to a cat or cats.
Foster Homes needed: More foster homes are needed for cats 'between homes'. Could you foster? Please contact as below.
Tel: 0782 889 8319
Email: londoncatrescue@yahoo.co.uk

THE MAYHEW ANIMAL HOME
Registered Charity no. 1077588
Rehoming throughout London.
The Mayhew have been rescuing and caring for abandoned, abused and unwanted animals in London since 1886. One of the biggest catteries in the UK, they provide home to 200 cats,15 rabbits and 15 dogs at any one time. Apart from adopting or fostering an animal in need, there are many other ways you can support The Mayhew, such as sponsoring an animal, leaving money in your will, applying for a Mayhew affiliate credit card, attending seasonal fundraising events, running the marathon or making a donation. The Mayhew operates a non-destruction policy.
cats seeking homes at the mayhew animal home london Cats Seeking Homes
Please visit The Mayhew Animal Home »» Cat Chat Rehoming Page
More Cats Seeking Homes: Some of the the cats seeking homes are featured on their website, linked below.
Shelter Address: Trenmar Gardens, Kensal Green, Brent, London, NW10 6BJ (Viewing: 12:00 - 3:30 Tues to Fri)
Cat Adoption - Tel: 0208 962 8011 or Email: matthew@mayhewanimalhome.org
General Enquiries - Tel:  0208 962 8000 or Email: info@mayhewanimalhome.org
Website: www.themayhew.org

HORNCHURCH ANIMAL RESCUE & REHOMING
Based in Hornchurch. Covering Essex and the South East. Rescuing and rehoming domestic pets, and encouraging and educating on responsible pet ownership. All animals will be neutered at the correct age. Home checks and adoption fees apply.
cats seeking homes at the mayhew animal home london Cats Seeking Homes
Please visit the Hornchurch Animal Rescue & Rehoming »» Cat Chat Rehoming Page
More Cats Seeking Homes: Some of the cats currently seeking homes appear on their website, linked below.
Tel: 07739 487448
Email: enquiries@hornchurchpetservices.co.uk
Website: www.hornchurchpetservices.co.uk

BASILDON CAT RESCUE
Covering Essex, East London and Suffolk.
Trapping and neutering of feral and stray cats and kittens. Feral kittens are rehabilitated ready for domestic life and rehomed. All cats and kittens are neutered, chipped and vaccinated before adoption.
rescue cats at Basildon Cat Rescue Cats Seeking Homes
Please visit the Basildon Cat Rescue »» Cat Chat Rehoming Page
Tel: 07966 513989
Email: debbieweston70@hotmail.com

RSPCA - CENTRAL & NORTH EAST LONDON
Registered Charity no: 248489
Animal rescue, rehoming and welfare across Central London (north of the river) and Hertfordshire. The branch is run entirely by volunteers. All kittens and cats are vet checked, wormed, defleed, vaccinated and microchipped and neutered where old enough.
Cats Seeking Homes
: Some of the the cats seeking homes are featured on their website, linked below.
Tel: 0207 272 2264 or 07710 294 180
Email: animals@rspcacentrallondon.org.uk
Website: www.rspcacentrallondon.org.uk
Cruelty Line: 0300 1234 999 (24 hours), or for advice visit: RSPCA Help & Advice

SECOND CHANCE ANIMAL RESCUE
Based in Swanley, Kent.
NB: This shelter is currently full, and unable to take in any more cats. Please only contact if you can offer a home. Rescuing and rehoming unwanted cats and kittens in South East london and North West Kent. All cats will be neutered before rehoming.
cats seeking homes east london Top Cats - “Please Pick Me!”
Hoping for his his forever home this time... »» Meet Mikey
Tel: 01322 665270
Email: babscats67@gmail.com

RSPCA - FRIERN BARNET ADOPTION CENTRE
Charity No: 219099
Covering London, rehoming cats and other animals, fundraising, raising awareness and providing pet care advice.
Center Address: RSPCA Friern Barnet Adoption Centre (Inside Pets at Home), Friern Bridge Retail Park, Friern Barnet, London, N11 3PW.
cats seeking homes east london Top Cats - “Please Pick Me!”
Can I be your lucky black cat please? »» Meet Maiya
Tel: 0300 123 0594
Email: chris.butler@rspca.org.uk
Website: www.rspca.org.uk/local/friern-barnet-adoption-centre

RSPCA - LONDON SOUTH EAST
Registered Charity no: 212444
As well as animal rehoming and fostering, the London South East branch are actively supporting a regional RSPCA project focusing on cat neutering. The branch can assist towards the cost of treatment of any animal covered by their area where the owner cannot afford it, as well as promoting microchipping and offering general advice on animal welfare. More details about their work, and volunteer opportunities appear under 'how you can help' on their website.
Cats Seeking Homes:
Some of the cats seeking homes are featured on their website, linked below.
Neutering Assistance: The scheme covers the costs of neutering cats to anyone on benefits or looking after strays. More details on their website.
To Adopt a Cat - Tel: 07952 680 522
Branch Email: rspcalondonsoutheastbranch@gmail.com
Website: www.rspca.org.uk/local/london-south-east-branch/
Cruelty Line: 0300 1234 999 (24 hours), or for advice visit: RSPCA Help & Advice

RSPCA - ESSEX, HAVERING & HAROLD HILL
Registered Charity no: 240507
This branch of the RSPCA works to rescue and rehome animals, providing vetrinary treatment for them if necessary.
Clinic Address: Campbell Clinic, 144 Chippenham Rd, Harold Hill, Romford: Open 9.30am - 2pm Mondays & Wednesdays (Advice Centre Only) / 9.30am - 3pm Tuesdays & Thursdays (Vet in Attendance).
Tel: 01708 381822
Email: contactus@rspca-essexhavering.org
Website: www.rspca.org.uk/local/essex-havering-and-harold-hill-branch/
Cruelty Line: 0300 1234 999 (24 hours), or for advice visit: RSPCA Help & Advice

RSPCA - LONDON EAST
Registered Charity no: 285472
This small but dedicated branch normally has a number of super cats waiting for a new home. Cats are cared for in foster homes until a suitable, permanent home can be found. All cats are neutered, vaccinated, de flead, wormed and microchipped as well as being health checked before rehoming. It is a condition of rehoming kittens that they are neutered at approximately 5 months old. A home visit is carried out to ensure that cat and home are mutually suited to each other!
RSPCA London East do not rehome cats to homes where there is no access to the outside. It is their policy to allow animals to express normal behaviour. In exceptional circumstances they may consider rehoming elderly cats who show no desire to go outside, to a home with no outside access.
Please Note:
Enquiries about rehoming your own cat(s) - please call: 0300 1234 999.
General Advice - Tel: 079 585 78 151
To Adopt a Cat - Tel: 079 49 473 829 or Email: lorna@lorna014.orangehome.co.uk
Web site: www.rspca.org.uk/local/london-east-branch/
Cruelty Line: 0300 1234 999 (24 hours), or for advice visit: RSPCA Help & Advice

WHITTY'S KITTIES
Co-ordinated from Plaistow, East London (Newham). Assisting in the homing and placement of stray /homeless cats and kittens of any age, aiming to match the right animal to the right  home environment. They also rehome cats with F.I.V positive conditions. An agreed donation is required to adopt an animal, to enable the group to continue their vital work with animals.
Fosterers Needed:
If you are able to foster a cat or kitten 'between homes', please call: 07919 362712
Donations: If you can help by donating money, food, bedding or grooming items, please ring or email as below.
Neutering: Advice on Neutering, vaccinations and all aspects of care given.
Tel: 07919 362712
Email: deelamb@talktalk.net

CHESTNUT CAT SANCTUARY
Rescuing and rehoming cats in Essex, parts of Greater London and Hertfordshire. If you are looking for a new cat companion or two, there is always a variety of fab felines seeking new homes.
Cats Seeking Homes
: Some of the cats seeking a home are featured on their website, linked below.
Shelter Address: 2 Esgors Cottages, High Road, Thornwood Common, Epping, Essex, CM16 6LY.
Opening hours: Mon to Fri: 10.30am - 2.00pm. Sat & Sun 11.00am - 2.00pm (closed Christmas Day and Boxing Day).
Tel: 01992 560510 (phones answered 9am - 2pm daily)
Email: admin@chestnutcatsanctuary.co.uk
Website: www.chestnutcatsanctuary.co.uk

THE RETREAT ANIMAL RESCUE
Registered Charity no: 1105654
Based in Swanley, Northwest Kent. The Retreat is a sanctuary for many animals, as well as re-homing cats and dogs. Animals helped include horses, cows, sheep, goats, pigs, chickens, cats and dogs, and more... All funds raised help the sick, injured, unwanted and abandoned animals that come into the Retreat's care and to provide them with a safe home for life. Where possible animals are re-homed in permanent, loving homes. If you feel that you can give a good home to an animal please contact the Retreat as below, to find out about those who currently require homes. Home checks are always carried out. Visitors are welcome to the Retreat, near Swanley, Kent, but by appointment only.
Support Shop: 185 Petts Wood Road, Petts Wood, Orpington (Tel: 01689 835454) open 9.00 to 5.30 Mon to Sat
Contact: Please note that in some circumstances it may take up to a week to reply to emails, therefore if your message is urgent please call the Retreat's landline number.
Postal Address: The Retreat, Daltons Road, Crockenhill, Near Swanley, Kent, BR8 8EN
Tel: 01233 850723 or 07928 281566
Email: catsrar@yahoo.com
Website: www.retreatanimalrescue.org.uk

LITTLE DARLINGS PET RESCUE
Little Darling is based in Chingford on the Essex and London East border, and works to rescue and rehome cats in the E4 postcode area. This rescue works closely with other local charities and usually has cats and kittens looking for a new loving home; on occasion they may have dogs available.
All cats will be neutered prior to rehoming where they are old enough and a home visit will be carried out. They welcome donations of food, cat litter, bedding, blankets, towels, powdered milk and feeding bottles as they take in abandoned kittens as young as 24 hours old which are hand fed by kind volunteers.
Volunteers Needed: If you are able to assist with fostering animals they would be pleased to hear from you.
Tel: 07955 010695 or 0208 524 8894 (If there is no answer, please leave a message including a landline number where possible, and they will get back to you)
Email: little_darlings_rescue@hotmail.com

WOOD GREEN ANIMAL SHELTER
Registered Charity no. 298348
Wood Green Animal Shelters are a charitable organisation that have been caring for animals for over 75 Years. The shelter at number 601, Lordship Lane, Wood Green, London, was founded in 1924 and is still there to this day. As well as providing treatment for sick animals whose owners cannot afford veterinary fees, it also takes in lost and unwanted cats and kittens.
Senior Kittizens: There are a number of Senior Kitts and Middle-aged Mogs who are currently at the Shelter who  would benefit greatly from having their own home - many of them are featured on their website - see link below.
The staff are always pleased to welcome visitors to the Shelter and also to their Spring and Autumn fayres.
Rehoming Centre: 601 Lordship Lane, Wood Green, London, N22 5LG
Tel: 08701 90 44 40
Fax: 08701 90 32 42
Email: info@woodgreen.org.uk
Web site: www.woodgreen.org.uk

ACE CAT & KITTEN RESCUE
Based in Coulsden, Surrey
Ace Cat and Kitten Rescue is involved in the rescue and rehoming of cats and kittens in the Surrey and London areas. All kittens are neutered at 16 weeks and all adults will be neutered prior to homing; all their cats and kittens will be microchipped.
Fosterers Needed: Ace Cat & Kitten Rescue are looking for fosters, please contact them if you are interested in helping.
Tel: 07904 271845
Email: sueacedogs@aol.com
Web site: www.sites.google.com/site/acecatandkittenrescue/

SNIP - SOCIETY to NEUTER ISLINGTON'S PUSSIES
SNIP is a registered charity, which aims to protect, control and assist the stray and feral cat population of the Islington area by neutering and returning feral cats, and homing kittens and tame strays. Veterinary treatment is given where necessary. SNIP encourages respect and tolerance of free-living cats through education and advice, and promotes the neutering of domestic cats, thereby reducing the number of unwanted animals. SNIP is run entirely by unpaid volunteers, and does not have a shelter but uses fosterers who look after the cats in their own homes. It is SNIP’s policy to respect life ~ no healthy cats are destroyed. You can help by becoming a member, or if you live in or near the borough of Islington help is always needed with trapping and fostering.
Neutering Assistance: If you are on a low income or state benefits, and live in Greater London you can get free neutering from SNIP, who are part of the Cat Care and Control Consortium: Tel: 0208 954 2265. Please visit the Cat Care and Control Consortium website.
Foster Homes Needed: New foster homes desperately needed in Islington/Finsbury Park or surrounding area. Please call 0700 594 7647 if you'd be interested in looking after a cat or kittens temporarily.
All enquiries - Tel: 0700 594 SNIP (0700 594 7647)
Postal address: SNIP, Box 145, 2 Lansdowne Row, London, W1J 6HL
Email: snip@pussy-cat.co.uk

ANIMAL AID AND ADVICE (NORTH LONDON)
Registered Charity no: 1036940
Covering: Barnet, Haringey, Highbury & Tottenham
Based in North London, this charity finds homes for homeless animals. They mainly deal with cats and rabbits but do help other unwanted animals. Most costs are covered by fund-raising, including revenue from their two shops. They have no shelter so cats are cared for by foster carers. Places can become limited so adoption is vital to help as many animals as possible.
Cats Seeking Homes: Many of the cats seeking a home are featured on their website, linked below.
Support Shop: 48 High Road, East Finchley, London N2 (Tel: 0208 444 6290)
Support Bookshop: 203 Blackstock Road, Highbury, London, N5 9LL (Tel: 0207 359 0294)
Volunteers needed: to assist the animal Fieldworkers, to help in the shop and to help provide transport.
Tel: 020 8883 6021 / 07533268649
Email: info@animalaidandadvice.org
Website: www.animalaidandadvice.org

ROMNEY HOUSE CAT RESCUE
Registered Charity no: 1122119
Based in Downe, near Biggin Hill • Homing in Kent • Surrey • Greater London
Romney House is a sanctuary for what might be termed the 'harder to home' cats or, in some cases, the 'impossible to home' cats. The sanctuary is often a last chance for some, and many cats unwanted elsewhere will find food, shelter and kindness here. Although many will not be suitable for rehoming to a domestic environment, some are - so if you are a special, patient, cat-loving person who would be willing to give a nervous or people-shy cat a chance, give them a call. Many of their permanent residents are available to sponsor - see their webpage, linked below, for details.
Cats Seeking Homes: Some of the cats currently seeking homes appear on their website, linked below.
Tel: 01959 572319 or 07958 273118
Email: Silvana@romneyhousecatrescue.org.uk
Web page: www.romneyhousecatrescue.org.uk

CROYDON ANIMAL SAMARITANS
Registered Charity no: 1067498
Covering Croydon and the surrounding area.
Rescuing and re-homing abandoned cats, kittens, dogs and other small animals since 1974. All adult cats are neutered before re-homing. Homes are especially needed for older cats, who give so much love, in return for nothing more than regular meals and a comfy lap.
Cats Seeking Homes: To see some of the cats seeking homes at Croydon Animal Samaritans, visit their website, linked below.
Foster Homes Wanted: Temporary cat foster homes always needed. If you can help, please email as below.
Registered Charity Address: 236 Pampisford Road, South Croydon, CR2 6DB
Email: enquiries@croydonanimalsamaritans.co.uk
Website: www.croydonanimalsamaritans.co.uk

ORPINGTON CAT RESCUE
Covering postcode areas: BR, DA, TN, SE
Rescuing & Re-homing Stray, unwanted and ill treated cats & kittens. Cats are cared for in foster homes until suitable new, permanent homes can be found. All animals are thoroughly examined by a vet and treated where necessary, and will stay in foster care until they are well enough to be rehomed. Orpington Cat Rescue operates a non destruction policy, except on good veterinary advice. A home visit is carried out to assess mutual suitability, and all cats old enough are neutered and microchipped prior to homing. New owners adopting kittens are required to sign a neutering agreement for when the kitten is of age.
Cats Seeking Homes: Some of the cats seeking homes are featured on their website, linked below.
Postal address: PO Box 696, Orpington, Kent, BR5 4XA
Tel: 0208 309 1571 / 07799 264510
Email: peitra@orpingtoncatrescue.org.uk
Website: www.orpingtoncatrescue.org.uk

VICKY'S REHOMING SERVICE
Based in Orpington, Kent
A small, self funded rescue, helping abandoned, abused and unwanted cats and dogs. Their medical needs are taken care of, and any behaviour issues addressed, before placing them in a suitable new, permanent home. All cats are vaccinated, microchipped, neutered and insured. Prospective homes are vetted prior to adoption.
Tel: 07967 232914
Email: anne.cheale@sky.com

RESCUED ANIMALS IN NEED (RAIN)
Registered Charity no: 800145
Based in Orpington, covering a wide area south-east of London from Bromley and Orpington, down to Sevenoaks, Edenbridge, Tonbridge, Tunbridge Wells, to Crowborough, Cranbrook, and Maidstone.
Cats Seeking Homes: Some of the cats currently seeking homes appear on their website, linked below.
Address: PO Box 117, Orpington, Kent, BR7 6ND
Tel: 01959 532432
Email: Via the contact form on their website, linked below.
Web site: www.rain.org.uk

ANIMAL SAMARITANS
Registered Charity no: 295345
S.E. London & North West Kent - Registered Charity no: 295345
Re-homing unwanted and ill-treated animals in the South London and North-West Kent area. Run entirely by unpaid volunteers, they re-home over 200 cats and kittens each year. If you cannot re-home one of their cats at this time, you can still support them by becoming a member (members receive a quarterly newsletter), or purchasing Animal Samaritans pens and cards. See their web site for details. Animal Samaritans also runs a pet bereavement service for those who have recently lost a much loved pet.
Cats Seeking Homes: Some of the cats currently seeking homes appear on their website, linked below.
Postal address: Animal Samaritans, PO Box 154, Bexleyheath, Kent, DA16 2WS
Tel. (South East London area): 0208 303 1859
Tel. (North West Kent area): 01474 703542
Email: info@animalsamaritans.org.uk
Web site: www.animalsamaritans.org.uk

SIAMESE CAT CLUB WELFARE TRUST
Registered Charity no: 1072366
The SCCWT operates a rescue and re-homing service for unwanted adult siamese cats. Permanent, loving homes are often needed for adult cats. Please note, they do not have kittens for rehoming. They also operate a sponsorship scheme for un-homeable cats. See their web site for more details.
Lost & Found Register: Contact Welfare Officer as below.
Welfare Officer for Kent, London & Surrey - Tel: 020 8464 8857 (General calls not after 9pm please. Urgent calls anytime - within reason)
Email: sccwt@siameserescue.org.uk
Website: www.siameserescue.org.uk

CATS PROTECTION - NORTH LONDON CAT ADOPTION CENTRE
Registered Charity no: 203644
Rescuing and rehoming unwanted and abandoned domestic cats across the North London area. Dedicated to finding good homes for cats in need as well as supporting and encouraging the neutering of cats and improving people's understanding of cats and their care. If you are interested in adopting a cat just drop in and talk to their friendly staff, no appointment is necessary.
Cats Seeking Homes
: Some of the cats seeking homes are featured on their website, linked below.
Lost & Found Register: This branch holds details of lost or found cats in their area.
Rehoming Shelter
: 135 Junction Road, Archway, London, N19 5PX. Open: Mon, Fri, Sat 11am-5pm. Wed 12pm-5pm (or 5pm-8pm by appointment only), Sunday 11am-4pm. Closed Tues & Thurs.
Tel: 020 7272 6048
Email: northlondon@cats.org.uk
Website: www.northlondon.cats.org.uk
National CP Helpline: 03000 12 12 12

CATS PROTECTION - BEXLEY & DARTFORD
Registered Charity no: 203644
This branch of cats protection was founded in 1988 and covers the areas between Thamesmead, S E London and Meopham, Kent.
They are always happy to welcome new members and are always looking for loving homes for the cats in their care.
Cats Seeking Homes: Bexley & Dartford CP cares for around 30 cats and kittens at any one time, all needing permanent loving homes. Please give them a call if you are seeking a new feline friend. Some of the current cats seeking homes appear on their website, linked below.
Neutering Assistance: If you are on a low income please conatct 01322 611 911 or 01322 332 334 to see if you qualify for help with neutering costs.
Branch Tel: 01322 611 911
Website: www.cats.org.uk/bexley
National CP Helpline: 03000 12 12 12

CATS PROTECTION - CROYDON
Registered Charity no: 203644
Cats Seeking Homes: Croydon CP cares for between 50 and 250 cats and kittens at any one time, all needing permanent loving homes. Please give them a call if you are seeking a new feline friend. Some of the current cats seeking homes appear on their website, linked below.
Neutering Assistance: Tel (help with neutering costs): 020 8763 2597
Lost & Found Register: Croydon CP operates a lost and found service for the Croydon area.
Support Shop: 13 High Street, Purley, Surrey, CR8 2AF (Open: Mon - Sat, 10am - 4pm) Tel: 020 8763 9898
Tel: 020 8763 0072
Email: Please use the contact form on their website
Website: www.croydoncpcats.org.uk
National CP Helpline: 03000 12 12 12

CATS PROTECTION - ELTHAM, SIDCUP & DISTRICT
Registered Charity no: 203644
The branch would love to hear from you if you could offer a loving home to one of the cats in their care, or if you would like to help in any way.
Cats Seeking Homes: Some of the the cats seeking homes are featured on their website, linked below.
Support Shop: 14 Tudor Parade, Well Hall Road, Eltham, London, SE9 6SX (Shop Tel: 0208 859 6009)
Tel - Cat Adoption: 07796 856296 or 020 8859 6009
Tel - General Enquiries: 01474 873627 or 07506 505452
Email: jennyorme@live.co.uk
Website: www.cats.org.uk/elthamsidcup
National CP Helpline: 03000 12 12 12

CATS PROTECTION - GREENWICH
Registered Charity no: 203644
Cats Seeking Homes: Some of the the cats seeking homes are featured on their website, linked below.
Neutering Assistance: If you are on a low income and are local to Greenwich, the branch offers reduced cost neutering vouchers. Please contact them if your cat is not yet neutered, this is the most humane way of reducing the number of unwanted and homeless cats in the future.
Lost & Found Register: Greenwich CP operates a lost and found service for cats in their area. Tel: 020 8853 8666
Support Shop: 18 Old Dover Road, Westcombe Park, Blackheath, SE3 7BT. (Shop Tel: 02088 582220)
General Enquiries & To Adopt a Cat - Tel: 020 8853 8666
Email: Via the contact form on their website.
Website: www.greenwich.cats.org.uk
National CP Helpline: 03000 12 12 12

RSPCA - BROMLEY & DISTRICT
Registered Charity no. 210632
The branch covers postcodes: BR1, BR2, BR3 (1, 2, 3), BR4, BR5, BR6, BR7 and TN16 (3). Contact National Call Centre 08705 555 999 to obtain details of Branch required if not in the above postcodes.
Neutering Assistance:The Branch provides FREE cat neutering for those within their area, on government benefits or low income.
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Postal Address: RSPCA Bromley and District Branch, PO Box 723, Bromley, BR2 9WR
General Enquiries - Tel: 07538 472822
E-mail: rspca.bromley@virgin.net
Emergency / Rescue: phone National Call Centre 08705 555 999
Cruelty Line: 0300 1234 999 (24 hours), or for advice visit: RSPCA Help & Advice

RSPCA - CROYDON, CRYSTAL PALACE & DISTRICT
Registered Charity no: 276861
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Tel: 07548 840 934 (Branch mobile)
Tel: 0208 654 5356 (Charity Shop)
Email: enquiries@rspca-croydoncrystalpalaceanddistrict.org.uk
Web site: www.rspca-croydoncrystalpalaceanddistrict.org.uk
Cruelty Line: 0300 1234 999 (24 hours), or for advice visit: RSPCA Help & Advice

RSPCA - ENFIELD & DISTRICT (ENFIELD CATTERY)
Registered Charity no: 210873
Donated Goods Needed: Do you have any of the following that you could donate to our shop? ('Horatio's Locker', 214 Baker St., Enfield) Good quality costume jewellery, dvds, books, jigsaws & games, china & glass, clean linen & curtains or good quality, clean clothes.The shop is a funding life-line for our branch.
Rehoming Cattery: 45 Primrose Avenue, Enfield, Middlesex, EN2 0SZ
Open: Every day 1.30pm to 4pm (except closed Wednesday)
Cattery Tel: 0208 366 3313
Website: www.rspca-enfieldanddistrict.org.uk
Cruelty Line: 0300 1234 999 (24 hours), or for advice visit: RSPCA Help & Advice

RSPCA - ESSEX SOUTH WEST
Registered Charity no: 208381
As with all RSPCA branches, Essex South West is an independent charitable trust, relying on it's own fundraising to support their animal welfare activities. The Branch covers an area ranging from Dagenham & Barking in the South to Epping & Nazeing in the North, Waltham Abbey to the West and Abridge to the East.
Cats Seeking Homes: Some of the cats seeking homes appear on their website linked below.
Rescue & Rehoming (cats) Tel: 01992 560510 (Chestnut Cat Sanactuary, calls between 9am - 2pm please)
Rescue & Rehoming (dogs) Tel: 01992 892881
General Branch Enquiries - Tel: 0208 590 0585
Website: www.rspca.org.uk/local/essex-south-west-branch
Cruelty Line: 0300 1234 999 (24 hours), or for advice visit: RSPCA Help & Advice

RSPCA - PURLEY, CATERHAM & DISTRICT
Registered Charity no: 202399
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Rescue & Rehoming Tel: 01883 625847
Email: purleyrspca@yahoo.co.uk
Web site: www.rspca.org.uk
Cruelty Line: 0300 1234 999 (24 hours), or for advice visit: RSPCA Help & Advice

CAT RESCUE ESSEX
Registered Charity no. 1062420
A small charity rescuing and re-homing stray feral, semi feral and domestic cats in Essex and East London. They operate a No-Destruction Policy.
Please note: This branch cannot accept any more cats or kittens. Homes are desperately needed - please only get in touch if you can offer a cat or kitten a home.
Postal Address: Magpie Cottage, Murthering Lane, Stapleford Abbotts, Essex, RM4 1HT.
Email: catrescuesx@googlemail.com

DOGS & MOGS UK
Essex / East London
A small family run rescue helping all family pets. Animals are fostered in family environments until permanent, loving homes are found. As all animals are kept at private foster homes, you will need to contact them as below for an appointment prior to visiting, or email as below for a pre-adoption form. A home check is carried out prior to homing any animal.
Donations: All financial donations are gratefully accepted. In addition, pet food, leads, blankets, cages etc are much appreciated.
Tel: 07939 683 234

THAMESIDE RESCUE
Helping cats in the Greenwich area. In addition to rescuing and rehoming abandoned cats, they also run a sponsorship scheme for their unhomeable residents. Just a few pounds can make the world of difference to one of the cats in their care.
Help a Cat, PO Box 19155, London, SE2 0WY
Tel: 0208 854 4578
Email: info@helpacat.com

LONDON PERSIAN RESCUE
Based in SE1, the rescue has helped to rehome displaced persians and other cats for over 20 years in all parts of the UK. They cater predominantly for Persians, but also other pedigree cats, working alongside breeders to assist cats in need. All cats are neutered, vaccinated, microchipped and vet checked before being homed, also all cats are fully groomed, de-wormed, de-flead and other treatments needed.
Tel: 0207 403 7907
Website: www.london-persian-rescue.co.uk

POORLY PAWS CAT RESCUE AND REHOME
Based in Dagenham.
Poorly Paws Cat Rescue and Rehome's aim is to foster and rehome cats and dogs that are either stray or have been signed over due to personal circumstances. All animals are are fully vaccinated FIV / Felv, microchipped, flea, wormed and neutered prior to re-homing. All kittens are returned at 5-6 months for neutering under Poorlypaws scheme.
Tel: 07879 644372 or 07758 428786
Email: poorlypaws@live.co.uk
Website: www.poorlypaws.org

ENFIELD DOG/CAT RESCUE
Rescuing and rehoming dogs and cats, caring for the animals through a network of foster homes until permanent new owners can be found. If you can offer a loving home to a dog or cat, or could become a fosterer, give them a call.
Tel: 0208 886 4117 or 0208 376 2363

CAT CONCERN
Registered Charity no: 800814
London E13 / Newham / Essex
Rescuing and rehoming cats, dogs and other small animals in East London (Newham and surrounding areas).
Volunteer fundraisers needed: Could you help by doing a boot sale (the rescue has plenty of goods you can sell) or if you could run a fundraiser such as pub quiz, raffle, coffee morning etc. (prizes can be supplied), then please get in touch!
Tel: 0208 470 3086
Email: Lynda90@btinternet.com

FOUR LEGGED FRIENDS ANIMAL RESCUE
Thamesmead, South East London, small rescue centre run entirely by volunteers, dedicated to the rehoming of unwanted and illtreated animals. They also run NVQ courses for students.
Rehoming Centre: The Bothy, Southmere Park, Hartslock Drive, South Thamesmead, SE2  9US
Opening hours: 2pm to 4pm
Email: jane@4leggedfriends.org.uk
Tel: 020 8311 5086 (or In Emergencies and after hours only: 07961 145302)

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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