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Belfast Animal Rescue

Cat Homing Page for Belfast Animal RescueBased in Killyleagh, County Down
Rescuing and rehoming mainly cats, but some dogs also, in Belfast and the surrounding areas. This small but dedicated group do what they can with limited resources. If you can help in any way, please let them know. If you are able to offer a loving, permanent home to a rescued cat or dog, they would love to hear form you!
Please Note: Belfast Animal Rescue does not rehome young kittens from their shelter. Outdoor homes are needed for several colonies of feral cats in desperate need of re-location. Farms, stables, smallholdings or rural homes ideal! if you could take even just a couple of these super moggies, please contact us as below.
Tel: 07922 418 375
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7th Heaven Animal Rescue Trust

Cat Homing Page for 7th Heaven Animal Rescue TrustRegistered Charity no: XR65507
The Trust is a non-profit registered charity, set up in March 2003 by a group of animal lovers united by their common love and dedication to animals. Northern Ireland has the highest rate of stray, abused and abandoned animals in the whole of the UK, with many more animals destroyed for want of a new home than in any other area. 7th Heaven does not have a central sanctuary, instead animals are cared for in volunteers own homes, allowing the animals much more personal care and attention. 7th Heaven operates a no kill policy.
Postal Address: 7th Heaven Animal Rescue Trust, PO Box 198, Newtownabbey, County Antrim.
Tel: 02894 432229
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Website: www.7thheaven.org.uk

Burtonport Animal Rescue

Co.Donegal.
Burtonport Animal Rescue is a small non profit rescue, helping animals in need in the Burtonport and surrounding area. All cats are neutered if old enough, and the adopter is required to neuter those that are too young.
Tel: 0860 762 228 or 0864 038 888
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Website: burtonportrescue.weebly.com

Cat Support Group

Registered Charity no: XR73699
Based in Belfast, covering Northern Ireland.
The Cat Support Group is not a rehoming shelter, and cannot take cats in. They offer trap, neuter and return of feral cats, and give financial support to those on a low income who are feeding or paying for vet assistance for feral colonies.
Postal Address: PO Box 2126, Belfast, BT5 9EN.
Tel: 07557 857776
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Cats Protection - Belfast Cat Adoption Centre

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

Cats Protection - Armagh

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

Cats Protection - Coleraine & District

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

Cats Protection - Cookstown & District

Registered Charity no: 203644
Please Note: This branch cannot take cats in.
Neutering Assistance: To enquire about financial assistance with cat neutering, please contact the branch using the details below.
Cats Protection - Cookstown & District Facebook Page
National CP Helpline: 03000 12 12 12

Cats Protection - Downpatrick

Registered Charity no: 203644
Cats Protection Downpatrick branch rescues and rehomes cats and kittens via their foster carers.
Tel: 07583 109 777 or 07580 800 402
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Cats Protection - Downpatrick Facebook Page
National CP Helpline: 03000 12 12 12

Donegal Pet Rescue

Registered Charity Number: CHY 15011
The organisation was set up during the Millennium Year to address the serious problem of unwanted and abandoned dogs and cats in County Donegal.
Address: Donegal Pet Rescue, Drumaboden, Ramelton, Co. Donegal, Ireland.
Tel: 086 8566 626
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Bright Eyes Animal Sanctuary

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

Mid Antrim Animal Sanctuary

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

Joans Arc Animal Sanctuary

Based in Glangevlin (County Cavan).
This organisation is dedicated to providing sanctuary & rehabilitation to abused and dislocated animals. All cats / kittens will be neutered at 5 months. If you're seeking a new best friend, you will soon find the one suited to you!
Tel: 087 163 7858
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Website: www.joansarcanimalsanctuary.com

TC’s Forever Home

Based in Co.Down.
Rescuing older, sick and special needs cats and giving them a forever home. Cats are not rehomed, but will live at the shelter where they will be loved and cared for. TC's Forever Home promote the benefits of adopting older, sick and special needs cats and also promote neutering and the importance of vaccinations, and can advise on general cat welfare.
Tel: 02843 751572
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TC's Forever Home Facebook Page

MSPCA Monaghan Society For The Prevention of Cruelty to Animals

Helping animals in the Monaghan area since 1996. They are a non-profit rescue shelter dedicated to saving unwanted, abandoned and abused dogs and cats. They provide rescue, medical care, rehabilitation, and adoption services.
Rehoming Shelter: MSPCA Emyvale Shelter, Killydonagh, Co. Monaghan .
Tel: 086-8262885 or 086-8262956 or 086-4039618
Email: via the Contact Form on their website, below:
Website: www.monaghanspca.ie

The Rainbow Rehoming Centre

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

Animal Connexions

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

Cavan - SPCA

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

Donegal - SPCA

Prevent cruelty to animals and encouraging humanity & kindness in their treatment through education.
Postal Address: Donegal SPCA, P.O Box 115, Letterkenny, Co. Donegal.
Tel: 086 605 4943 / 1800 303 202
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Donegal SPCA Facebook Page
National Cruelty Helpline Tel: 1890 515 515

Assisi Animal Sanctuary

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

Crosskennan Lane Animal Sanctuary

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

U.S.P.C.A. (The Ulster Society For The Prevention of Cruelty to Animals)

Please note, this USPCA listing is for information. They do not have facilities for rehoming cats.
Aims: To obtain justice for animals, to endeavour by every means to put an end to cruelty to animals and to encourage kindness and humanity in their treatment.
Address: Unit 6, Carnbane Industrial Estate, Newry, Co. Down, BT35 6QH 
USPCA Animal Information Line 028 3025 1000
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Website: www.uspca.co.uk

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