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8 Lives Cat Rescue

Cat Homing Page for 8 Lives Cat RescueBased in Sheffield.
A small rescue, set up with the aim of helping cats in need in the Sheffield 8 postcode area. Also rehoming to most places in South Yorkshire and North Derbyshire i.e. Sheffield, Rotherham, Dronfield, Chesterfield etc. All cats will be neutered before re homing, or if too young, this will be required as part of the adoption agreement.
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Website: www.8livescatrescue.org

Barnsley Animal Rescue Charity (B.A.R.C.)

Cat Homing Page for Barnsley Animal Rescue CharityRegistered 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 in their shops.
Foster Homes needed: BARC desperately needs more volunteer foster carers 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..
Rescue 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: www.syorkspetslostnfound.co.uk
Tel: 07534 982314 or 01709 876832
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Website: www.barnsleyanimalrescue.org.uk

Bentley Cat Rescue

Based in Doncaster
Bentley Cat Rescue is a new rescue in the Doncaster area. All their rescue cats are vaccinated, microchipped, neutered and have treatment for fleas and worms prior to being homed. Kittens are provided with a free of charge neutering voucher. Home visits will be carried out prior to rehoming.
Tel: 07572 886060

Cat Action Trust (1977) - Doncaster South Branch

Cat Homing Page for Cat Action Trust 1977 - Doncaster SouthRegistered Charity no: 801245
Covering Doncaster, South Yorkshire and surrounding areas.
Rescuing, rehabilitating and rehoming stray and feral cats and kittens. Cats are cared for by fosterers, until suitable homes can be found. All cats are neutered before rehoming, and kittens are rehomed on agreement for neutering when old enough.
Tel: 07940 792205
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Website: www.catactiontrustdoncastersouth.co.uk

Cats Protection - Barnsley

Registered Charity no: 203644
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
Support Shop: 95 High Street, Wombwell, Barnsley, S73 8HS
Neutering Assistance: For information on Neutering Vouchers, Tel: 0792 828 5816
Lost & Found Register: Lost & found pets in S.Yorkshire Tel: 01226 285662
Cat Adoption Tel: 01226 781 998 or 01226 762 658
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Website: www.barnsley.cats.org.uk
National CP Helpline: 03000 12 12 12

Cats Protection - Doncaster

Registered Charity no: 203644
Postal Address: PO Box 48, Doncaster, DN5 8TH
Tel: 07718 424777
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Website: www.doncaster.cats.org.uk
National CP Helpline: 03000 12 12 12

Cats Protection - North Sheffield

Registered Charity no: 203644
Tel: 0114 245 6371
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Website: www.northsheffield.cats.org.uk
National CP Helpline: 03000 12 12 12

Cats Protection - Sheffield Hallam

Registered Charity no: 203644
Sheffield Hallam branch was set up in 1980 and is run by volunteers. They home approximately 260 cats and kittens a year in Sheffield postcode areas. They currently have eight foster carers who look after rescued cats until they are rehomed. If you would like to become a foster carer, they would love to hear from you. Their main source of fundraising is through the sale of beautiful hand carved cats from Bali, together with other gifts like mirrors, masks, giraffes, pyramids, key holders, money boxes, etc.
Neutering Assistance: Free or low cost neutering in Sheffield & Rotherham to people on benefits and low wages.
Low Cost Microchipping: Sheffield Hallam branch are now offering a microchipping service for £10.
Lost & Found Register: Please visit the website linked below for details of lost and found pets in the 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: 0114 327 0348
Website: www.catsprotectionshop.com

Feisty Friends Animal Rescue

Covering Sheffield.
Mainly supporting trap, neuter and return programs, and taming and rehoming feral kittens. Also relocating 'at risk' feral cats and working with others to develop a holistic approach to the feral overpopulation in Sheffield. All cats and kittens are neutered prior to leaving Feisty Friends Animal Rescue.
Tel: 07446 149048 - Calls preferred in the evening, and texts at all other times.
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Website: www.feistyfriendsanimalrescue.com

Friends of Ferals

The Friends of Ferals initiative run by a small but dedicated team of volunteers, is a commitment to helping to control and monitor the feral population in and around the city of Sheffield. Cats adopted from Friends of Ferals need extra patience and TLC. All will be neutered before rehoming, and home checks apply.
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Website: www.friendsofferals.co.uk

Hampole Animal Shelter

Wakefield Rd, Hampole, Doncaster, South Yorkshire, DN6 7EX
Tel: 01302 724503

Mangham Animal & Bird Sanctuary

Mangham Animal and Bird Sanctuary is open seven days a week taking in a variety of unwanted animals and birds for re-homing. Any offers of help or donations are always gladly accepted.
Animal Sanctuary: Mangham Manor House, Scrooby Lane, Parkgate, Rotherham, S62 6NX
Tel: 01709 527410
Mangham Animal & Bird Sanctuary Facebook Page

Mayflower Sanctuary

Registered Charity no: 1082052
Based in Bawtry, Doncaster, covering: South Yorkshire & Notts.
Rescuing and rehoming abandoned and abused cats and dogs to loving homes. The group also undertakes feral cat trapping, neutering and release. All cats are fostered in a home environment until new homes are found, as the sanctuary only has accommodation for dogs at the present time.
Rescue Shelter: Narrow Lane, Bawtry, Nr Doncaster, South Yorkshire, DN10 6QJ
Tel: 01302 711330
Email: Via contact us form on their website linked below.
Website: www.mayflowersanctuary.co.uk

Mill House Animal Sanctuary

Registered Charity no: 512905
Mill House takes in all types of animals including dogs, cats, chickens, cows, ducks, pigeons, pigs (the list goes on!), and equines. They need loving homes for many of the rescued, unwanted, or abused animals that they care for.
Rescue Sanctuary: The Mill House, Mayfield Rd, Fulwood, Sheffield, S10 4PR. (open daily, 10am - 3pm)
Tel: 07980 992589
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Website: www.millhouseanimalsanctuary.co.uk

Rain Rescue

Registered Charity No: 1115089
Rain Rescue are dedicated to supporting pets in true crisis situations in and around South Yorkshire. At any time Rain Rescue can have around 40 animals in their care; some in kennels and some in foster homes. All cats are neutered before rehoming, and a voucher is issued if a cat cannot be neutered pre-adoption.
Tel: 07725 888 207
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Website: www.rainrescue.co.uk

Rotherham Rescue Rangers

Cat Homing Page for Rotherham Rescue RangersRegistered Charity no: 1146955
Covering Rotherham & Surrounds, South Yorkshire.
Please Note: Rotherham Rescue Rangers does not have a rescue shelter and their few emergency foster homes are used for desperate cases only. They regret that they are unable to take in unwanted pets and remind owners wishing to give up their pets that they have a legal obligation to provide adequate care until a suitable home is found.
Rescuing and rehoming unwanted, abused, neglected, old or sick cats and kittens through a series of foster homes, also spaying and neutering feral cats. Rescue Rangers are a small group of volunteers, neutering an average 300 cats each year, and rehoming around 150 cats and kittens annually. All cats homed are neutered, which is greatly assisted by Cat Protection, who sponsor their neutering vouchers scheme.
Neutering Assistance: Neutering vouchers scheme, kindly sponsored by Cats Protection. Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Postal Address: Rotherham Rescue Rangers, PO Box 4881, Sheffield, S20 9EP.
To Adopt an Adult Cat - Tel: 07789 003805 or Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
To Adopt a Kitten - Tel: 07703 799650 or Email:This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
General Enquiries - Tel: 07789 003805 or Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
All numbers Mon to Fri: 6pm to 8pm, Sat & Sun: 10am to 6pm.
Website: www.rotherhamrescuerangers.co.uk

Royston Animal Welfare (RAW)

Cat Homing Page for Royston Animal WelfareRegistered 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: www.syorkspetslostnfound.co.uk
Volunteers Needed: Live in the Barnsley area? Love animals? Got time to spare? RAW would love to hear from you!
Tel: 07874 945689 (answerphone - please leave a land-line number, and you will be called back)
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Website: www.roystonanimalwelfare.org/rescue

RSPCA - Barnsley & District

Cat Homing Page for RSPCA - Barnsley & DistrictRegistered Charity no: 226116
RSPCA Barnsley work to protect neglected or injured pets. They give priority to animals rescued by their inspectors from cruelty and neglect. All animals available for adoption at this branch are neutered, vaccinated and micro-chipped.
Lost & Found Register: Lost & Found Co-ordinator - Tel: 07870 989 164
KITTENS! This branch has LOTS of kitten needing homes. Please contact them if you could adopt!
Cat Rescue & Rehoming - Tel: 07823 550886
Rabbit Rescue & Rehoming - Tel: 07870 989164
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Website: www.rspca-barnsley.org.uk
Cruelty Line: 0300 1234 999 (24 hours), or for advice visit: RSPCA Help & Advice

RSPCA - Chesterfield & North Derbyshire

Registered Charity no: 226142
Rehoming Centre: Mayfield Animal Centre, 137 Spital Lane, Chesterfield, Derbyshire, S41 OHL
Open: Tuesday to Sunday 10am to 4.30pm, (Animal viewing: 11.00am – 4.00pm) Closed Mondays
Tel: 01246 273358
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Website: www.chesterfield-rspca.org.uk
Cruelty Line: 0300 1234 999 (24 hours), or for advice visit: RSPCA Help & Advice

RSPCA - Doncaster, Rotherham & District (South Yorkshire Animal Centre)

Registered Charity no: 506259
Animal Centre: Black Firs Farm, Great North Rd, Bawtry, Doncaster, DN10 6DE. (Open: Daily 11am to 4pm)
Tel: 01302 719790
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Website: www.rspca.org.uk/local/doncaster
Cruelty Line: 0300 1234 999 (24 hours), or for advice visit: RSPCA Help & Advice

RSPCA - Sheffield (Sheffield Animal Shelter)

Registered Charity no: 225570
If you would like to rescue an animal from Sheffield RSPCA, many of the animals waiting for new homes are on their website. Go on, take a look, you're sure to fall in love with one of them!
Shelter and Clinic: 2 Stadium Way, Attercliffe, Sheffield, S9 3HN
Opening hours: 10:00am to 4:00pm. Animals are available for viewing 12:00pm - 3:30pm. Closed Wednesdays.
Tel: 01142 898 050
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Web site: www.rspcasheffield.org
Cruelty Line: 0300 1234 999 (24 hours), or for advice visit: RSPCA Help & Advice

Sheffield Cats Shelter

Registered Charity no: 225634
Rehoming cats in South Yorkshire and North Derbyshire.
This busy inner city shelter always has many cats needing good homes. They care for up to 50 cats at any one time, and manage to find homes for around 400 cats every year. Volunteers are often needed to help with the cats and for fundraising, or you can help by becoming a member, and you will receive a regular newsletter - details are on their web site. The shelter has a 'no kill' policy.
Lost & Found Register: The shelter operates a lost and found register for lost pets in the area.
Rehoming Shelter: 1 Travis Place, Broomhall, Sheffield, South Yorks, S10 2DB
Opening times: Open for adoptions every afternoon, from 1.30pm to 3.30pm
Tel: 0114 272 4441 (the phone is manned from 1.30pm to 4pm daily)
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Website: www.thesheffieldcatsshelter.org

South Yorkshire Animal Rescue

A rescue and rehoming service for cats and other small animals, as well as helping with injured wildlife. Their main source of funding is from goods sold in their support shop, so volunteers and donated items are always welcome!
Rehoming Centre: 357-359 South Rd, Walkley, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S6 3TD
Tel: 0114 234 9656 (Monday to Saturday, 11am-5:30pm)
Email: Via 'Contact Us' form on their website.
Website: www.syar.org.uk

Thornberry Animal Sanctuary

Registered Charity No. 1018048
Rescuing, caring for & rehoming dogs, cats, rabbits, horses etc. Thornberry is a medium sized animal sanctuary that operates a non-destruction policy. This means that no animal is put to sleep, unless it is cruel, due to medical reasons, not to do so. Animals taken in by Thornberry are always given a fighting chance, and animals that are turned away elsewhere often find a home there.
Rehoming Centre: The Stables, Todwick Rd. North Anston, Near Sheffield, S. Yorkshire, S25 3SE
Sanctuary opening hours: 11am - 3pm daily.
Tel: 01909 564399
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Thornberry Animal Sanctuary Facebook page

 

Cinnamon Trust - Homes Needed UK Wide
Cat Fosterers and permanent homes always needed. The Cinnamon Trust (the National Charity for the elderly, the terminally ill and their pets, Reg. charity. 293399) are looking for more volunteer homes throughout the UK. Pet free homes are needed for short-term fostering of cats whose owners are in hospital or respite care. Permanent homes needed for cats whose owners have died or who are no longer able to care for them. The Cinnamon Trust is not a rescue shelter and cannot take unwanted cats in. Please contact the Trust as follows if you could help: Tel. 01736 757900 or visit: www.cinnamon.org.uk

 

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