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Organisations are listed alphabetically. Please browse through the page to locate rescues nearest you.


Blue Cross - Burford Rehoming Centre

Cat Homing Page for Blue Cross Burford Rehoming CentreRegistered Charity No. England and Wales (224392) and Scotland (SCO40154)
Covering Oxfordshire, Wiltshire, Gloucestershire, Warwickshire, and Northamptonshire.
Please Note: As well as domestic cats, Blue Cross Burford has lots of Feral & Farm Cats needing homes!
Rehoming Centre: Shilton Road, Burford, Oxfordshire, OX18 4PF
Opening Times: 11.00am–3.45pm, Mon & Tues and Thurs to Sun. Closed on Wednesdays.
Tel: 0300 777 1570
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Rehoming Web Page: www.bluecross.org.uk/oxfordshire-burford-rehoming-centre
National Website: www.bluecross.org.uk

Blue Cross Rehoming Network (Wiltshire College)

Cat Homing Page for Blue Cross Rehoming Network (Wiltshire College)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 1934
Email: rehomingnetworkC&W (at) bluecross.org.uk
Website: www.bluecross.org.uk

Bristol & Wales Cat Rescue

Registered charity no. 1127289
Please Note: Bristol and Wales Cat Rescue rehomes cats and kittens to adopters within a 50 mile radius, but can only take cats in from Bristol.
All potential adopters are homechecked or must supply a letter of reference from their vet. All cats are treated for worms and fleas, litter-trained, socialised also neutered and microchipped if old enough.
Neutering Assistance: Bristol & Wales Cat Rescue can advise on local vets who offer adopters discounted neutering and vaccinations. See their website for details.
Low-cost Microchipping: The rescue promotes responsible ownership and also offers discounted microchipping.
Golden Oldies: Homes needed for Feline 'Golden Oldies' - wonderful companions for human Golden Oldies!
Tel: 0844 257 3525
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Website: www.bristolandwalescatrescue.com

Cats Action Trust - North & West Wiltshire

Registered Charity no: 1048779
Rescuing and rehoming abandoned cats and kittens through eight foster homes around North and West Wiltshire, helping around 200 cats and kittens each year.
Foster Carers Needed: More carers are always needed to look after cats and kittens until they are re-homed - if you might be able to help, please contact them as below. All expenses are paid - you just provide the love and care!
Support Shop: 9 Bath Road, Melksham, Wiltshire, SN12 6LL
Tel: 01380- 850406 9am - 5.30pm (emergencies only outside these times)
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Website: www.catsactiontrust.org.uk

Cats in Distress

Cat Homing Page for Cats in DistressRegistered Charity No. 1167332
Based in Frome, Somerset. Cats in Distress operate in Bath, Frome, Bradford On Avon, Trowbridge, Westbury & Warminster and all the surrounding areas. They are dedicated to the rescue, care, and rehoming of stray, feral, injured, abandoned, and mistreated cats and kittens.
Tel: 07504 129955 or 01373 830972
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Website: www.cats-in-distress.org

Cats Protection - Frome & District

Registered Charity no: 203644
Covering areas around Frome in Somerset, and also Warminster and Westbury in Wiltshire and parts of Avon. On average, they rescue and rehome over 100 homeless or unwanted cats every year. All cats are neutered and treated for fleas and worms prior to rehoming.
Volunteers needed: Frome & District branch is currently looking for cat-lovers with some time on their hands, even if it's only a few hours a week to help with cat welfare and homing. Please drop them an email if you are interested.
Postal Address: Frome & District Cats Protection, PO Box 3222, Frome, Somerset, BA11 4XA.
Please Note: Shelter currently full, and unable to take further cats in. Please only contact if you are offering a home.
Tel: 07733 390 345
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Website: www.cats.org.uk/frome
National CP Helpline: 03000 12 12 12

Cats Protection - Salisbury & District

Registered charity no. 203644
Neutering Assistance: They offer low cost neutering for those on low income or benefits, contact as below.
Postal Address: PO Box 2321, Salisbury, SP2 2LA
Tel: 01722 664606
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Website: www.salisbury.cats.org.uk
National CP Helpline: 03000 12 12 12

Cats Protection - Swindon

Registered Charity no. 203644
Areas covered: Swindon to Cirencester. (Postcodes: SN1, SN2, SN3, SN4, SN5, SN6, SN25)
Swindon Cats Protection re-homed over 250 cats last year, and helped many others with veterinary treatment, and assistance with neutering costs. They are always looking for loving homes for cats and kittens in their care.
Neutering Assistance: For information on assistance with neutering costs, use contact details below.
Support Shop: 39 Regents Circus, Swindon, Wiltshire, SN1 1PX Tel: 01793 531 410
Postal Address: P.O. Box 1054, Swindon, Wiltshire, SN3 6QE
Branch Tel: 01793 644536
Email: Please see the 'Contact Us' page on their website, linked below.
Website: www.swindon.cats.org.uk
National CP Helpline: 03000 12 12 12

Cats Protection - Wootton Bassett & District

Registered charity no. 203644
Areas covered: Wootton Bassett,Calne, Wroughton, Devizes, Chippenham, Marlborough, Cricklade, Purton, Malmesbury and Minety, (Postcodes - SN4, SN5, SN6, SN8, SN9, SN10, SN11, SN14, SN15, SN16). As well as helping to re-home unwanted or stray cats and kittens, they give free advice on cat care. Loving homes are always needed for cats who deserve a second chance.
Neutering Assistance: They offer low cost neutering for those on low income or benefits, contact as below.
If you would like to help as a volunteer for a variety of functions, or subscribe to their quarterly 'Mews News' newsletter, or if you can offer a home to one of their cats, please contact them as follows:
Postal Address: P.O. Box 2963, Swindon, SN2 9AJ
General Enquiries: 07928 674433
Adoption & Homing: 07917 862514
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Website: www.wootton.cats.org.uk
National CP Helpline: 03000 12 12 12

HEART (Homing, Emergency, Animal Rescue Team)

Rescuing and rehoming in Bristol, Somerset, Gloucestershire and Wiltshire. Mainly helping with cats and dogs, but will assist with any animal where they can.
Tel: 01179 868005 or 01179 535 663
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Website: www.heartrescue.org.uk

Kittykare Rescue & Rehoming

A small independent rescue based in Swindon, taking in and caring for abandoned/stray/unwanted/pregnant cats and kittens, and finding them a forever home. Home checking is always carried out prior to homing a cat. All animals taken in are treated as personal pets, and none are euthanased unless quality of life is nil.
Donations: Any donations toward the rescue work carried out, will be gratefully received.
Tel: 01793 752199
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Margaret Shelter Cats

Based in Chippenham, Wiltshire.
Rescue and re-homing of stray and unwanted cats throughout Wiltshire and the surrounding areas. Funds are raised through public donations, car boot sales and the sale of handmade cards.
Fosterers Needed: New cat foster carers are always needed for cats between homes. Cat Rescue provides the food and litter and pays all veterinary expenses. Fostering is sometimes a suitable option for cat lovers who can't look after a cat on a permanent basis.
Tel: 01249 730587 or 01225 868014
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National Animal Welfare Trust - Berkshire

Cat Homing Page for National Animal Welfare Trust - BerkshireRegistered Charity no: 1090499
Based near Newbury, rehoming in Berkshire, Hampshire, Oxfordshire and Wiltshire. This branch of the National Animal Welfare Trust has lots of super elderly cats who are looking for new homes. Older cats are often less demanding than youngsters, and can be particularly suitable for those who like the quiet life. Please consider adopting an older cat so that they can enjoy their senior years.
Rehoming Shelter: Trindledown Farm Animal Rescue Centre, Wantage Road, Great Shefford, Berkshire, RG17 7DQ.
Tel: 01488 638 584
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Website: www.nawt.org.uk

Old Farm Animal Sanctuary

Grittenham, Chippenham, Wiltshire, SN15 4JY
Tel: 01666 510 726
Old Farm Animal Sanctuary Facebook Page

Penfold's Rescue

A small local Volunteer run rescue based in Swindon. All animals in their care are foster based. Penfold's Rescue deals with stray cats, abandoned kittens, death row dogs and other abandoned animals in need of rescue. Cats & Dogs will be neutered prior to adoption with the exception of those to young, or elderly animals deemed unfit to neuter.
Volunteers Needed: Fundraising assistance, foster carers or help to raise public awareness is always welcome.
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Penfold's Rescue Facebook Page

Pound Kitten Rescue

Pound Kitten Rescue cat homing pageRegistered Charity No: 1167435
Based in Poole in Dorset, covering Dorset, Hampshire, Wiltshire, Isle of Wight and the Channel Islands. Rescuing abandoned cats and kittens, and caring for them in volunteer foster homes until they can be rehomed. Also helping dogs and occasionally other animals.
Cat Fosterers needed: Foster homes needed urgently in the Bournemouth and Poole area who can keep kittens for 2-3 weeks until they are old enough to be rehomed. Please e-mail us your location and phone number.
Pound Puppy Rescue can also be contacted as below - these are '8th day' dogs rescued in the nick of time before being put to sleep, so if you are seeking a canine companion, please give them a call, you will be saving another 8th day dog by doing so.
Tel: 01202 623078 or 0773 6176613 (between 10am and 6.30pm only please)
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Website: www.poundpuppy.org/cats

Rainbow Animal Sanctuary

Rainbow Animal Sanctuary is set on the Wiltshire/Dorset border. Offering sanctuary to almost 300 animals from cats, dogs and rabbits, to horses and farm animals. Injured wildlife are also helped here.
Address: Rainbows End, Gutch Common, Nr. Semley, Shaftesbury, Dorset, SP7 9BQ
Tel: 01747 828989

RSPCA - North Wiltshire

Registered Charity no: 268444
Finding suitable new homes for as many animals as possible which come into their care, and providing proper care for those who have been mistreated or abandoned. All cats are neutered prior to adoption.
Postal Address: RSPCA North Wiltshire, PO Box 2009, Swindon, Wilts., SN25 4QA
General Enquiries Tel: 01793 640136
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Website: www.rspca.org.uk/local/north-wiltshire-branch
Cruelty Line: 0300 1234 999 (24 hours), or for advice visit: RSPCA Help & Advice

RSPCA - South Wiltshire & District

Registered Charity no: 205962
Postal Address: RSPCA South Wiltshire Branch, PO Box 160, Salisbury, SP1 3ZP.
Website: www.rspca.org.uk/local/-/rspca/south-wiltshire-and-district-branch
Cruelty Line: 0300 1234 999 (24 hours), or for advice visit: RSPCA Help & Advice

RSPCA - Wiltshire Mid

Registered Charity no: 205295
Rehoming Tel: 01380 725294
Website: www.rspca.org.uk/local/-/rspca/wiltshire-mid-branch
Cruelty Line: 0300 1234 999 (24 hours), or for advice visit: RSPCA Help & Advice

Siamese: 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. The trust runs a sponsorship scheme for un-homeable cats. See their web site for more details.
Lost & Found register: To report a lost or found siamese cat, contact the relevant welfare officer below.
Rehoming contacts as follows:
Welfare Officer for Norfolk & Suffolk - Tel: 01473 830894 (Not after 9pm please)
Welfare Officer for Essex & East Anglia - Tel: 012776 22734 (Not after 9pm please)
Welfare Officer for Essex - Tel: 01702 218108 (Not after 9pm please)
Welfare Officer for Kent, London & Surrey - Tel: 020 8464 8857 (12pm- 9pm. Urgent calls anytime - within reason)
Welfare Officer for Plymouth / West & South West England - Tel:01752 343966
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Website: www.siameserescue.org.uk

Swindon & District Animal Haven

Rescuing and rehoming animals.
Lost & Found Register: SDAH run a Lost & Found register for the Swindon area.
Rehoming Centre: Warwick Farm, Ballards Ash, Wootton Bassett, Swindon, Wiltshire, SN4 8DY
Tel: 07990 868887
Email: Via 'Contact Us' form on their website.
Website: www.sdah.co.uk

Teckels Animal Sanctuaries

Registered Charity No: 1108726
Teckels is a charitable animal welfare centre, which was established in 2003 after the Gloucester based rescue kennels and cattery merged with another long established animal rescue centre based in Swindon. Teckels has rescue and re-homed thousands of animals during the past five years from both the Gloucestershire and the Swindon area.
Microchipping: Available from Teckels at a cost of just £10.
Rehoming Centre: Bristol Road, Whitminster, Gloucester, GL2 7LU (open 1pm - 4pm daily, except Mon & Wed)
Tel: 01452 740300
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Website: www.teckelsanimalsanctuaries.co.uk

 

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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