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cat homing page leeds cat rescueLEEDS CAT RESCUE (formerly known as Leeds Animal Rescue)
Rehoming homeless and abandoned cats and kittens in the Leeds area, and also around Collingham and North Yorks. Cats are cared for in foster homes until a suitable new, permament home can be found. Home checks are made prior to adoption, and all cats are vaccinated, neutered/spayed and microchipped prior to leaving the rescue.
Safe, loving homes with gardens away from busy roads are always needed!
Tel: 0113 268 0488
Email: leedscatrescue@googlemail.com
Website: www.leedscatrescue.btck.co.uk

cat homing page cat welfare leedsCAT WELFARE
Based in Leeds, West Yorks. Covering Cumbria, Derbyshire, Lancashire and Yorkshire.
Supporting stray and feral cats by providing food, shelter and care. Socialising and rehoming feral kittens. Providing long term care for ferals and strays, that need regular veterinary treatment or are difficult to rehome. Also educating and encouraging the neutering of domestic cats to reduce the problem of kittens being born outdoors and allowed to become feral. Cat welfare has many tame cats and kittens looking for homes!
Please Note: This rescue shelter cannot take in domestic cats.
Postal Address: PO Box 293, Leeds, LS16 0ER.
Email: feralcatwelfare@aol.com
Website: www.feralcatwelfare.org.uk

cat homing page cats protection teessideCATS PROTECTION - TEESSIDE
Registered Charity no: 203644
Teesside cats protection covers all of the TS postal areas. Their helpline offers advice on cat care, cat rescue, and of course rehabilitation. Cats and kittens are cared for to the highest standards and with plenty of TLC, at the homes of branch fosterers as they do not have a central Cat Shelter! They have a variety of rescued cats & kittens of all ages needing homes. Cats / kittens over 5 months are neutered, vaccinated and ID chipped. Kittens under 5 months have their first vaccination and come with a neutering voucher that can be used at any Teesside vets. The cost of this service is £60-00; donations in excess of this help to fund the ongoing work. Because they care for a limited number of cats and kittens, the fosterers get to know them as individuals, making it easier to 'match-make' a cat with a prospective owner.
Neutering Assistance: Please contact using the details below for assistance with the cost of neutering.
Lost & Found Register: Teesside CP also maintain a lost-and-found register.
Support Shop: 7 - 8 Ramsgate, Stockton-on-Tees,Cleveland
Postal Address: P.O. Box 6, Yarm, Cleveland, TS15 9AP
Branch Helpline: Tel: 01642 589090 (please leave a message if the answerphone is on)
National CP Helpline: 03000 12 12 12
E-mail: teessidecp@hotmail.com
Website: www.teesside.cats.org.uk

cat homing page yorkshire animal shelterYORKSHIRE ANIMAL SHELTER
Registered Charity no: 1067469
Relieving the suffering of stray and abandoned animals who are in need of care and attention, providing treatment for sick or injured animals. Maintaining facilities for the reception and care of animals, rehoming and fostering where appropriate. Animals are neutered, vaccinated and microchipped before rehoming. Educating the public in all aspects of animal care and promoting animal welfare in the community.
Tel: 07968 817803 (Please leave answerphone message if requested)
Email: yorkshireanimalshelter@hotmail.co.uk
Website: www.yorkshireanimalshelter.org.uk

cat homing page st francis persian cat rescueST. FRANCIS PERSIAN CAT RESCUE
Registered Charity no: 1080140
Rehoming pedigree rescue cats all over the UK, mainly Persian and other long-haired cats.
Rehoming Centre: St. Francis Cottage, Thornborough, Near Bedale, North Yorkshire, DL8 2RQ
Tel: 01677 470344
Email: pauline@stfrancisrescue.co.uk
Website: www.stfrancisrescue.co.uk

cat homing page cats r us darlingtonCATS R US
Registered Charity no: 1158022
Based in Shildon, near Darlington. Covering Co.Durham, Teesside, Darlington, Cleveland and Tyne and Wear.
A cat and kitten rescue dedicated to the welfare, care, treatment and rehabilitation of stray cats and kittens. Cats R Us rescue and find new homes for street cats. All are neutered, micro chipped and vaccinated before adoption.
Tel: 07980 864393
Email: catwomanmazcatsrus@gmail.com
Website: www.catsrus.org.uk

ARISTOCAT RESCUE
Registered Charity No 1098383
Rescuing and rehoming stray and unwanted cats and kittens in the North East of England. Aristocat Rescue is run entirely by a dedicated band of unpaid volunteers. All Aristocat rescue cats and kittens are microchipped and blood tested. Aristocat Rescue has A Totally Non Destruct Policy. Donations are always needed to help with vets bills, and providing food and litter for the Cats & Kittens in their care.
Fosterers Needed:
Could you foster in your own home, until a permanent home is found for them? A spare room or bedroom would be ideal. All equipment will be supplied by Aristocat Rescue. Please contact as below if you can help.
Postal Address: PO Box 124, Newton Aycliffe, Co. Durham, DL5 7WX
Tel: 01325 300 290
Email: aristocatrescue@gmx.co.uk
Website: www.aristocat.org.uk

ARK ON THE EDGE
Registered Charity no: 1116552
Covering Teesdale and surrounding areas
Animal rescue - domestic, including rehoming of cats and kittens, also helping wildlife (room permitting). A home-check is always carried out before homing, and follow-up contact is made after homing. The Ark is unable to house dogs but they do run a database to assist with direct homing. Permanent sanctuary is given to those animals which cannot be released or rehomed. Also: Wildlife Education Centre and Nature Trail, plus animal care courses. The Ark caters for disabled visitors and all community groups. Please see their website, linked below, for further information.
Rehoming Centre:
Ark on the Edge,  Woolley Hill Farm,  Woodland,  Co Durham,  DL13 5RX
(Please always phone before visiting, to ensure someone is there to assist you)
Tel: 01833 630505 or mobile 07970 802286
Email: pat.kingsnorth@btinternet.com
Website: www.arkontheedge.org.uk

CAT ORPHANAGE
Rescuing and rehoming cats and kittens for many years, through dedicated foster homes in Billingham, Middlesbrough and Stockton. A home visit is carried out as a requirement to homing an animal. All adult cats are neutered prior to homing, and provision is made for kittens to be neutered by the time they are 6 months old. The Orphanage normally has in the region of 50 cats and kittens of all ages and colours available for homing at any one time.
Donations and Volunteers needed: The Cat Orphanage is self funded and relies on public generosity to carry on their work. Volunteers are always needed for a variety of roles, please contact as below if you could help.
Rural / Farm homes needed: Suitable outdoor homes on farms, small holdings or stables needed for neutered ex-feral cats
Tel: 01642 556005 or 01642 960459
Email: info@thecatorphanage.co.uk
Website: www.thecatorphanage.co.uk

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.
Tel: 01729 860 235
Email: benthampetrescue@petml.com
Web site: www.benthampetrescue.co.uk

SALTBURN ANIMAL RESCUE ASSOCIATION (SARA)
Registered Charity No. 1051037
SARA also stands for Saving And Rehoming Animals, which is just what this dedicated group do. They help hundreds of animals, mainly cats and dogs, to find new, loving homes. If you are looking for a new animal friend, or would like to volunteer your help, please get in touch with them as below.
Postal Address: S.A.R.A. Foxrush Farm, Kirkleatham Lane, Redcar, TS10 5NJ
Tel: 01642 488108 (Monday - Friday 9am - 1pm)
Email: sara.foxrushfarm@btconnect.com
Website: www.s-a-r-a.org.uk

KAYS HILL ANIMAL SANCTUARY
Covering Durham and the North East.
A small independent sanctuary, funded by the generosity of the public and through the fundraising efforts of the Sanctuary's volunteers. Providing shelter and security, and rehoming where possible of cats, dogs, horses, farm animals, rodents, birds, and wildlife. If they can, help they will!
Sanctuary: Stonehouse Chapel, Bildershaw, West Auckland, Co, Durham, DL14 9PL
Tel: 01388 834996
Email: enquiries@kayshill-sanctuary.com
Website: www.kayshill-sanctuary.com

BLACK CAT RESCUE
Selby, North Yorkshire
Black Cat Rescue help with the rescue and rehoming of stray, abandoned and unwanted cats. All cats and kittens over 6 months are neutered. Home visits and follow up visits take place to make sure that all cats are homed with the right family.
Tel: 01757 289435
Email: blackcatrescue21@yahoo.co.uk

CAT & KITTEN RESCUE
Covering Middlesbrough and surrounding areas.
Cat and kitten rescue help and re-home many stray cats, abandoned cats and kittens. They also rescue cats that are unwanted or who have been mistreated. All adult cats are neutered before being homed and all kittens must be neutered by 6 months of age by the adopter.
Tel: 01642 280 637
Mobile: 07825 148 325
Email: catandkittenrescue@hotmail.co.uk
Website: www.catandkittenrescue.co.uk

CATS PROTECTION - HARROGATE & DISTRICT
Registered Charity no: 203644
Postal Address: PO Box 104, Harrogate, HG2 7UD
Tel / Fax: 01423 889598
Fax : 01423 810221
Email: homing@whispurrs.org.uk
Website: www.whispurrs.org.uk
National CP Helpline: 03000 12 12 12

CATS PROTECTION - YORK CAT ADOPTION CENTRE
Registered Charity no: 203644
Lost & Found Register: Online Lost and Found register for York and surrounds: www.york.cats.org.uk
Volunteer Cat Lovers Needed: The shelter would love to hear from anyone who can give one morning a week to help care for, and clean up after their many cats awaiting homes. This is a very rewarding activity for anyone who has ever wanted to work with cats.
Support Shop: 13 Walmgate, York, YO1 9TX (shop tel: 01904 620361)
Shelter Address: 582 Huntington Road, Huntington, York, North Yorks. YO32 9QA
Shelter Tel / Fax: 01904 760356
Email: Please see the 'Contact Us' page on their website, linked below.
Website: www.york.cats.org.uk
National CP Helpline: 03000 12 12 12

THE BLUE CROSS - THIRSK ADOPTION CENTRE
Registered Charity No. England and Wales (224392) and Scotland (SCO40154)
Covering: North Yorkshire, Teeside, Wakefield and parts of West Yorkshire
Rehoming Centre
: Parklands, Station Road, Topcliffe, Thirsk, North Yorkshire, YO7 3SE
Opening hours: 10am to 5pm Tues to Sun, closed on Mondays and Bank Holidays
Tel : 0300 777 1540
Fax: 0300 777 1541
Email: thirsk@bluecross.org.uk
Rehoming web page: Blue Cross Thirsk Adoption Centre
National Website: www.bluecross.org.uk

RSPCA - GREAT AYTON ANIMAL CENTRE
Registered Charity No: 219099
Rehoming Centre: Yarm Lane, Great Ayton, Middlesbrough, Cleveland, TS9 6QB
Opening times: Daily 11.30am to 3.00pm (closed Wednesdays)
Tel: 0300 123 0743
Website: www.rspca.org.uk
Cruelty Line: 0300 1234 999 (24 hours), or for advice visit: RSPCA Help & Advice

RSPCA - NORTH TEESSIDE & DISTRICT
Registered Charity no: 502704
Rehoming Tel: 01642 885520
Website: www.rspca.org.uk/local/north-teesside-and-district-branch
Cruelty Line: 0300 1234 999 (24 hours), or for advice visit: RSPCA Help & Advice

RSPCA - MIDDLESBROUGH, SOUTH TEES & DISTRICT
Registered Charity no: 232226
Rehoming Tel: 01642 473946
Website: www.rspca.org.uk/local/middlesbrough-south-tees-and-district-branch
Cruelty Line: 0300 1234 999 (24 hours), or for advice visit: RSPCA Help & Advice

RSPCA - CRAVEN & UPPER WHARFEDALE
Registered Charity no: 232237
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 - YORK & DISTRICT (YORK ANIMAL HOME)
Registered Charity no: 232222
Support Shop: 14 Gillygate, York, N. Yorks (Mon - Sat, 10am - 4pm, Tel: 01904 653766)
Neutering Assistance: Please get in touch if you would like to see if you qualify for a neutering voucher.
Rehoming Shelter & Clinic : Landing Lane, Clifton, York, North Yorkshire, YO26 4RH
Reception Only: Tues to Fri: 11am – 4pm (closed Wed from 2pm), Animal Viewing & Reception: Sat & Sun 11am – 4pm. Clinic: 2pm - 3pm Weds.
Shelter Tel: 01904 654949
Email: reception@rspca-yorkhome.org.uk
Web site: www.rspca-yorkhome.org.uk
Cruelty Line: 0300 1234 999 (24 hours), or for advice visit: RSPCA Help & Advice

RSPCA - SCARBOROUGH
Registered Charity no: 232233
Support Shop: 8a Victoria Rd., Scarborough, N.Yorks (Mon - Sat 10am - 4.30pm, Tel: 01723 371935)
Rehoming Tel: 01723 369804
Email: info@rspca-scarborough.org.uk
Website: www.rspca-scarborough.org.uk
Cruelty Line: 0300 1234 999 (24 hours), or for advice visit: RSPCA Help & Advice

RSPCA - DARLINGTON & DISTRICT
Registered Charity no: 232264
The priority of the branch is to support the Inspectorate in assisting rescued animals, by helping financially with veterinary bills. They also fund emergency boarding until a place becomes available at either Felledge or Great Ayton. They do not take cats in from the public.
Neutering Assistance: This branch runs a discount Neutering Scheme
Rehoming Tel: 07972 368602 or 07954 042459
Email: info@rspca-darlington.co.uk
Website: www.rspca-darlington.co.uk
Cruelty Line: 0300 1234 999 (24 hours), or for advice visit: RSPCA Help & Advice

RSPCA - NORTHALLERTON, THIRSK & THE DALES
Registered Charity no: 232209
A self-funded, voluntary branch, covering a large area of North Yorkshire from Hawes in the west through Leyburn, Bedale and over to Northallerton and Thirsk in the East, then down to Easingwold further south.
Neutering Assistance: Financial assistance may be available to those pet owners on low incomes etc.
Volunteers Needed: If you have some time to spare, the branch would love to hear from you. There are a variety of opportunities, from fundraisers to fosterers, from home-visitors to becoming a trustee - please contact them if you could help.
Tel: 01609 776652
Email: branch_secretary@rspca-northyorks.org.uk
Web site: www.rspca-northyorks.org.uk
Cruelty Line: 0300 1234 999 (24 hours), or for advice visit: RSPCA Help & Advice

RSPCA - HARROGATE & DISTRICT
Registered Charity no: 232219
Tel: 07817 344139
Email: admin@RSPCAHarrogate.org.uk
Website: www.rspca.org.uk/local/harrogate-and-district-branch
Cruelty Line: 0300 1234 999 (24 hours), or for advice visit: RSPCA Help & Advice

RYEDALE & SCARBOROUGH CAT WELFARE GROUP
Based in Scarborough, North Yorkshire.
Registered Charity no: 1039994
Rescuing stray and unwanted domestic cats and kittens, and ferals.
Tel: 01723865829
Email: rscwcats@hotmail.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

TEESSIDE KITTEN RESCUE
Teesside Kitten Rescue is a small organisation, helping to rescue and rehome stray and unwanted cats and kittens across the Teesside area. All adult cats are neutered prior to rehoming, and kittens are rehomed with a neutering voucher to be used at 6 months old.
Tel: 01642 324813
Email: lc.turner@hotmail.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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