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cat homing page independent cat rescue dewsburyINDEPENDENT CAT RESCUE, Dewsbury
Rescuing and rehoming unwanted cats and kittens from Dewsbury and surrounding areas. Permanent, loving homes are always needed, in safe, quiet areas, well away from busy roads. Kittens are often available in the spring/summer, and adult cats throughout the year. A home visit is made prior to adopting a cat to assess mutual suitability. Adult cats are always neutered/spayed prior to adoption.
Please Note: This rescue centre is currently full. Please only contact them if you can offer a loving home.
Lost & Found Register:
contact as above, or visit their »» Lost & Found Webpage
Tel: 01924 500138

cat homing page leeds feline friendsLEEDS FELINE FRIENDS
Registered Charity no. 1138972
Rehoming in Leeds and surrounding areas. Leeds Feline Friends aim to help as many vulnerable cats as they can, but specialise in the harder to home feline friends. This rescue has a wealth of experience in cat welfare, and has many cats seeking safe, permanent, loving homes.
Postal Address:
PO Box 294, Leeds, LS16 0ES.
Tel: 01132 160593 (Please leave a message and someone will get back to you)

cat homing page cat action trust 1977 leeds branchCAT ACTION TRUST (1977) - LEEDS BRANCH
Registered Charity No. 801245
Cat Action Trust 1977 is a small national charity dedicated to the welfare of feral cats. CAT 77'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. The Leeds branch is a small voluntary group rescuing, caring for and rehoming unwanted and abandoned cats and kittens in the Leeds area. All adult cats are neutered prior to homing, and a home visit is carried out. They are always looking for good, loving homes for many cats and kittens.
Head Office: PO Box 1639, London, W8 7ZZ.
Tel: 0113 218 8262

cat homing page rspca bradford and districtRSPCA - BRADFORD & DISTRICT
Registered Charity no: 232211
Animal Rehoming Tel: 01274 723063
Clinic Tel: 01274 739580
Cruelty Line: 0300 1234 999 (24 hours), or for advice visit: RSPCA Help & Advice

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)

cat homing page one paw cat rescueONE PAW CAT RESCUE
Covering Bradford, Halifax and West Leeds.
One Paw is a not-for-profit cat rescue charity that rescues over a hundred cats per year & strives to give advice & support to improve welfare of all cats. They are a group of caring people who put the care, love, and affection first for the kittens and cats who are either left out in the cold, unwanted, abused, or simply unloved. The cats and kittens are given all the love and care they require, and found their puuurfect, forever homes. One Paw relies solely on kind donations from the public, their volunteer's fundraising, and even money from their own pockets to keep the rescue going.
Please Note:
Most of our Volunteers work full or part time, so if you don't get through to our number during the day, please drop us an e-mail or call back in an evening.
Tel: 01274 911 490

cat homing page West Yorkshire Persian Cat RescueWEST YORKSHIRE PERSIAN CAT RESCUE
Based near Wakefield, West Yorkshire.
Rehoming Persian cats and kittens in the Yorkshire, Lincolnshire, Derbyshire and Nottingham areas. All cats are neutered and vaccinated, and home checks are carried out prior to rehoming.
Tel: 01924 826 149

cat homing page Barnsley Animal Rescue Charity RescueBARNSLEY ANIMAL RESCUE CHARITY (B.A.R.C.)
Registered Charity no. 1052158
B.A.R.C. rescue and rehome mainly cats and dogs but also other small animals, across South Yorkshire and parts of West Yorkshire.
Volunteers Needed: More volunteers needed for dog walking, home-checking or to help out in one of their shops.
Foster Homes needed: More volunteer foster carers desperately needed to look after cats between homes.
Support Shops: 241a Barnsley Road, Cudworth, S.Yorks. / King Street, Hoyland / 21a Hoyland Rd, Hoyland Common, Barnlsey, S.Yorks. / 10-12 Barnsley Rd, Goldthorpe, Rotherham, S.Yorks. / 3 High St, Wombwell, Barnsley, S.Yorks..
Shelter: Wath Boarding Kennels and Cattery, 11 Station Road, Wath Upon Dearne, Rotherham, S63 7DG.
Low Cost Microchipping:
Barnsley Animal Rescue are now offering a pet microchipping service for £10
Lost & Found Register:
On-line resource for lost & found pets in South Yorkshire:
Tel: 07534 982314 or 01709 876832

cat homing page royston animal welfare (RAW)ROYSTON ANIMAL WELFARE (RAW)
Registered Charity no: 1064870
Based in Barnsley, operating mainly in South and West Yorkshire
Rescuing and rehoming unwanted, abused and abandoned animals, mainly cats and dogs but also rabbits, guinea pigs, mice, fish rats etc. This relatively small organisation is constantly fundraising to keep afloat, so if you can help them in any way, they would love to hear from you, or visit their website for more information, and to view the animals. They operate a non-destruction policy which means that no healthy animal is ever put to sleep.
Lost & Found Register:
On-line lost & found pets register for S. Yorkshire:
Volunteers Needed: Live in the Barnsley area? Love animals? Got time to spare? RAW would love to hear from you!
Tel: 01226 298271 (answerphone - please leave a land-line number, and you will be called back)

cat homing page Blue Cross Foster Scheme - West YorkshireBLUE CROSS FOSTER SCHEME - WEST YORKSHIRE
England and Wales (224392) and Scotland (SC040154)
Cats for rehoming are cared for by volunteer fosterers rather than at a rehoming centre. If you are considering adopting a cat, please contact the branch using the details below. Visits are by appointment only.
Tel: 0300 777 1923

cat homing page Cats Protection - Wharfe ValleyCATS PROTECTION - WHARFE VALLEY
Registered Charity no: 203644
The Wharfe Valley area lies between the Yorkshire Dales and the cities of Leeds and Bradford. In addition to finding homes for many homeless cats and kittens, they run a sponorship scheme for their long-term residents Volunteer cat lovers wanted: If you have any spare time and would like to help, the branch would love to hear from you.
Lost & Found Register: The branch runs a lost & found register for missing cats in their area, contact as below.
Feral & Farm Cats: The branch is experienced in trapping, neutering and returning feral or farm cats, have all the necessary humane equipment and work with experienced vets. This work is invaluable to stop interbreeding, cuts off a supply of kittens that get handed out to people who probably won't neuter them, and gives the poor adult cats a chance of a healthier, happier life. Did you know that a neutered cat makes a much better mouser? (sorry mice!).
Urgent Appeal - Feral & Farm Cats Needing Homes: The branch is full to bursting with feral cats that couldn't for various reasons be returned to site. So if you are around West Yorkshire and need someone to keep the mice and rats down, or just want some outdoor cats, please get in touch. You would need to feed the cats in their temporary home for a couple of weeks then release them and continue to feed to encourage them to stay. A starving cat will only catch food to eat, a fed cat enjoys the sport so catches more rodents (sorry again, mice and rats!)
Postal Address: Wharfe Valley Cats Protection, FREEPOST Licence RRJY-ZSTL-JJBX, Guiseley, Leeds, LS20 8AZ.
Tel: 0345 1947 292
National CP Helpline: 03000 12 12 12

cat homing page Yorkshire Cat RescueYORKSHIRE CAT RESCUE
Registered Charity no. 1058218
Rescuing and rehoming unwanted, stray and abandoned cats and kittens in West Yorkshire. Yorkshire Cat Rescue has a no kill policy, meaning that no healthy animal is ever put to sleep.
Rehoming Centre: Lower Pierce Close Farm, Cross Roads, Keighley, West Yorkshire, BD22 9AQ. Open: 1pm-4pm on Mon, Tues, Thurs and Fri
Tel: 01535 647184
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Based in Bradford, Covering West Yorkshire.
Helping to reduce the stray cat population in Bradford and the surrounding areas by rescuing, neutering and rehoming. All cats are neutered, or are adopted with a neutering package supplied Pawprint's own vets.
Tel: 01274 723708 / 07743 743069

LEEDS 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

ALLERTON CAT RESCUE CENTRE (also known as Bradford Cat Rescue)
Allerton, Bradford, West Yorkshire
Allerton has a number of cats in their care who have been waiting a long time for someone to offer them a loving home, so please give them a call if you would like to adopt a new feline companion. All cats are neutered or spayed before leaving for their new homes. As part of the rehoming policy the new owner will agree to have the kitten neutered or spayed once reaching maturity.
Supermarket Collections: At Morrisons or Tesco’s please put a tin of cat food (or two) in their supermarket bins!
Donations needed: Donations of cat food, money and bedding are greatly appreciated. Also, good quality bric a brac is always needed for fund raising.
Cat Viewing Appointments - Tel: 01274 481984
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Registered Charity no: 203644
Covering postcode areas HX7 and OL14.
Neutering Assistance:
If you require a neutering voucher you should email: with the owner's name, address and telephone number along with the cat's name, age and sex.
Volunteers Needed: Volunteers needed for fostering and other roles, please see their website for more details.
Lost & Found Register: Contact as below.
Postal Address: Calder Valley and District Cats Protection, PO Box 63 , Todmorden , OL14 8WQ
Tel: 01706 487787
National CP Helpline: 03000 12 12 12

Registered Charity no: 203644
Covering WF postcodes, the branch is active in the rescue and rehoming of cats and kittens, as well as the neuter & return of feral cats.
Please Note: This branch is currently full. Please only contact them if you can offer a home, or for general advice.
Neutering Assistance:
Neutering vouchers for domestic cats are available from the branch.
Tel: 01924 261524
National CP Helpline: 03000 12 12 12

Registered Charity no: 203644
Re-homing unwanted cats and kittens and trapping & neutering ferals in Halifax, Huddersfield and the surrounding areas.
Neutering Assistance: Help may also be available toward the cost of neutering your cat.
Lost & Found Register: If you have lost or found a cat in their area, contact the branch and they will post the details on their website.
Postal Address: PO Box 90, Brighouse, HD6 4WS.
Tel: 0845 647 2182
National CP Helpline: 03000 12 12 12

Covering the area between Leeds, Bradford and Wakefield.
This centre has 12 pens, and is slightly different to other CP centres, in that all the cats there are up for immediate adoption. The cats initially start off with fosterers in a home environment whilst being assessed, and only move on to the Homing Centre when they are ready to move on to a permanent home. All cats at the centre will be vaccinated, neutered and socialised prior to adoption.
Volunteers Needed: Volunteer cat fosterers needed - please contact them as below if you can help
Shelter Address: Gildersome Homing Centre, Gildersome Lane, Gildersome, Morley, Leeds, West Yorks, LS27 7BN
Telephone: 03000 121 505
National CP Helpline: 03000 12 12 12

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
Rehoming web page: Blue Cross Thirsk Adoption Centre
National web site:

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
Cruelty Line: 0300 1234 999 (24 hours), or for advice visit: RSPCA Help & Advice

Registered Charity no: 225575
Animal Centre: Wade Street, Halifax, Yorkshire, HX1 1SN (Hours: Mon/Tues/Wed/Fri 10.15am to 4pm, Sat & Sun 11am to 3pm, (Closed Thursdays)
Lost & Found Register: If you have lost or found a cat in their area, contact the branch and they will post the details on their website.
Tel: 0345 647 2182
Cruelty Line: 0300 1234 999 (24 hours), or for advice visit: RSPCA Help & Advice

Registered Charity no: 232223
Adoption Hotline (Cats & Rabbits): 07785 750492
Adoption Hotline (Dogs): 07743 773871
General Enquiries Tel: 0113 253 6952
Cruelty Line: 0300 1234 999 (24 hours), or for advice visit: RSPCA Help & Advice

Bradford, West Yorkshire.
Bradford Cat Watch Rescue (B.C.W.R.) Kittens rescues, rehabilitates and re-homes cats and kittens across the West Yorkshire region. The rescue is run entirely by volunteers, saving the lives of over 400 cats and kittens every year.
Tel: 07942 822 509 or 07821 230 469
Email: Via the contact form on Bradford Cat Watch Rescue (B.C.W.R.) Kittens website.

Registered Charity no: 1121776
Based in Bradford, West Yorkshire. Rescuing and rehoming stray, abandoned and unwanted cats and kittens in the Bradford and Keighley areas. All cats and kittens are vet checked, vaccinated, flead and wormed. Adults are also neutered and all prospective new owners are checked.
Tel: 01274 568380

Registered Charity no. 1143007
Based in Shipley, West Yorkshire, rehoming across the United Kingdom
Greenleaf Animal Rescue provide rescue and rehoming services throughout the United Kingdom. The charity run sanctuaries to provide a safe haven for animals that cannot find homes. The charity also provide animal welfare advice and information. All animals will be neutered prior to rehoming if they are a suitable age; where they are too young, a neutering agreement forms part of the adoption contract. Home checks will be carried out for all potential new homes.
Tel: 01274 792450

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

F.L.U.F.F. (Feline Lovers Uniting Feline Friends)
A small, independent cat rescue rescue and rehoming group based in the north west of England. All of their fosterlings live with families until their forever homes can be found.
Please Note: This shelter is unable to take further cats in. Please only contact them if you are adopting a cat..
F.L.U.F.F. Facebook Page

Based in Bradford.
Rehoming abandoned, unwanted and mistreated cats and kittens in the West Yorkshire area. Raising awareness of the number of stray and unwanted/abandoned cats and the need for animals to be microchipped and neutered. All cats are neutered prior to leaving the cat rescue, and are kittens given a prepaid voucher to be neutered when old enough.
Please Note: This rescue centre is currently full. Please only contact them if you can offer a loving home.
Tel: 07800 994229

Registered Charity no. 518996. Covering West Yorkshire.
Also known as 'The Dog Care Association' although they rescue and rehome both dogs and cats.
Rehoming Centre: Ponderosa Kennels, Ninevah Lane, Allerton Bywater, Castleford, WF10 2EW.
Opening hours: 11am - 5.45pm every day, except closed Christmas day.
Tel: 01977 552303 or 516713

Based in Leeds, West Yorkshire.
Rescuing and Rehoming abandoned and unwanted cats / kittens. Educating people on the importance of neutering and microchipping.

Based in Rodley, Leeds, West Yorkshire
Tel: 01132 591227 or 07870 467769

Based in Hudderdsfield, West Yorkshire
Ladybower Persian Rescue is a 'home rescue' based in West Yorkshire. Cats are cared for in a normal family home environment, until their very carefully matched 'forever home' is found.

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
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