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Organisations listed alphabetically by breed. Those listed under ‘Pedigrees’ can rehome any pedigree breed.


Abyssinian: Abyssinian Cat Club Welfare

Tel: 0208 669 1655
Co-ordinating Abyssinians that need help with people who are seeking to give homes.
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Website: www.abyssiniancatclub.com/welfare

Asian Cats: Asian Cat Association - Rescue

Tel: 01392 833341
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Website: www.acasites.co.uk/aca/index.htm (then click the Re-Home button)

Asian Cats: Asian Cat Group Society - Rehoming

For other enquiries regarding Asian cat welfare and rehoming, please contact the AGCS Welfare Officer.
Tel: 0151 286 0066
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Website: www.asiangroupcatsociety.co.uk

Australian Mist: Australian Mist Cat Society

Working across the country concerning the welfare and rehoming of Australian Mist Cats. All cats rehomed by the Australian Mist Cat Society will be neutered and home suitability assessments will be carried out. The society rehouse Mist cats as indoor cats only.
Tel: 01392 882341
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Website: australianmistcats.co.uk/pages/welfare

Balinese: Balinese & Siamese Cat Club - Welfare

Tel: 01934 815160 or 01934 412114

Balinese: Balinese Cat Society

Tel: 01594 530352

Bengal: Bengal Cat Club - Rescue

Bengal: Life For Cats

Life for Cats Cat Homing PageBased in Grantham, on the Nottinghamshire / Lincolnshire border.
Rehoming of rescue Bengal and Savannah cats and kittens. All their cats are neutered. The majority are also vaccinated and microchipped prior to adoption.
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Birman: Birman Cat Club - Welfare & Rescue

Registred Charity No: 1123174
Rescuing, caring for and rehoming Birmans of all colours and ages throughout the UK. All cats are neutered before going to the new homes.
Tel: 01785 251609
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Website: www.birmanrescue.co.uk

Birman: Birman Cat Rescue

Tel No: 0208 424 0100

Birman: Seal & Blue Point Birman Cat Club - Welfare

Tel - Welfare Officer: 01656 880780
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Website: www.sealandbluebirmans.co.uk/rescue

Burmese: BCS Burmese Welfare And Rehoming Service

A welfare service for troubled, abandoned or lost Burmese cats across the UK. Cats are cared for until their owners can be found, or they can be placed in a new loving home.
Website: www.burmesecatsociety.org.uk/rescue

Burmese: The Burmese Cat Club - Rehoming

Registered Charity no: 1094488
Welfare, rescue & rehoming of Burmese cats and their friends in need, throughout the UK.
Their regionally structured rehoming service helps around 400 Burmese cats each year to find a new home. Great care is taken to match cats with prospective homes as ideally as possible. They also run a lost and found register for Burmese cats separated from their owners.
Tel: 01483 828625
Website: www.burmesecatclub.com

Cornish Rex:

For Cornish Rex cat rescues - see 'Rex Cats' listings below

Devon Rex:

For Devon Rex cat rescues - see 'Rex Cats' listings below

Egyptian Mau: Egyptian Mau Welfare & Rescue

Tel: 01388 721096
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Website: www.egyptianmaus.co.uk/welfare

Havana Brown:

For Havana Brown cat rescues - see 'Orientals' listings below

Korat: Korat Cat - Rescue & Welfare

Tel: 01530 60928

Korat: The Korat & Thai Cat Association

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Website: http://www.korats.org.uk/ (then click 'Rehoming')

Maine Coon: Maine Coon Breed Society - Rescue & Rehoming

Tel: 01327 844069
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Website: www.mainecoonbreedsociety.com/rehoming

Maine Coon: Maine Coon Cat Club - Rescue & Rehoming

Tel: 0161 865 8668 (Between 7pm - 9pm)
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Website: www.maine-coon-cat-club.com/kittens/rescue

Norwegian Forest: Norsk Skogkatt Society - Welfare

Tel: 0771 2689577
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Norwegian Forest: Norwegian Forest Cat Club - Welfare

Rehoming of needy Norwegian Forest Cats UK wide, and help to owners who have fallen on hard times.
Tel: 07954 371 243
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Website: www.nfcc.co.uk

Ocicat: Ocicat & Bengal Cat Club - Rescue

Scotland - Tel. 0131 652 1895

Ocicat: The Ocicat Club - Welfare

Tel: 01525 755001
Website: www.ocicatclubuk.org/welfare

Orientals: Havana & Oriental Lilac - Welfare

Providing a welfare contact regarding cats that have strayed or become lost, cats in need of care or cats that need re-homing.
Tel: 01782 641190

Orientals: Oriental Cat Welfare Trust (OCWT)

Oriental Cat Welfare Trust Cat Homing PageRegistered Charity no: 1145775
England / Scotland / Wales
OCWT is affiliated to the Oriental Cat Association and provides safehouse accommodation for cats of Oriental bloodlines. Undertaking the rescue and re-homing of Oriental Shorthair cats. Cats are sometimes available in various parts of the country, so if you are interested in giving an Oriental Shorthair a home the organisation keeps a waiting list. All homes are checked prior to adoption. Advice on the welfare of oriental cats available.The harder to home Orientals are cared for at the rehoming cattery in East Sussex until a home is found.
Tel: 01424 892618 or local rate: 08450 529655
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Website: www.ocwt.org (then click on 'cats needing homes')

Pedigrees (all breeds): Chapelhouse Persian Rescue

Areas covered: UK-wide
Chapelhouse Persian Rescue is dedicated to the ethical care, advice and mediated remote rehoming of Persian cats and other pedigree cat breeds across the UK. All rehomed or advertised animals must be neutered. If you are looking for a persian or other pedigree cat, please consider rescuing rather than going to a breeder. Contact Chapelhouse by email initially, to find out about cats currently needing homes.
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Website: www.chapelhouse-persians.co.uk

Pedigrees (all breeds): Cornwall Siamese Cat Rescue / St. Annes Cat Rescue Centre

A small rescue and rehoming centre caring for cats of all ages and breeds - maximum capacity is 20 cats. Also rescuing and rehoming Siamese and part Siamese cats. Cats are carefully matched to both the people and the home environment, for a happy partnership for both cat and owner!
21 Deverall Rd, Fraddam, Nr. Hayle, Cornwall, TR27 5EP
Tel: 01736 850241

Pedigrees (all breeds): Fluff & Feathers

Pedigree Cat Rescue, covering West Sussex
A semi rural, natural loving home for rescuing and rehabilitating pedigree cats who have found themselves homeless. Neutered cats only (can only take in and neuter entire queens in cases of urgency). Pre and post-adoption home visits apply.
Shelter Address: Alnwick House, Bracklesham Lane, Earnley, Chichester.
Tel: 01243 673468
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Pedigrees (all breeds): Governing Council of the Cat Fancy - Welfare

Pedigree Cat Welfare Rescue Directory: The Governing Council of the Cat Fancy (GCCF) website, has an extensive list of welfare contacts for pedigree breeds, and also of regional contacts who deal with rescue and rehoming. Please visit their website below, for full details.
Website: www.gccfcats.org/Welfare/Rescue-Re-homing

Pedigrees (all breeds): London Persian Rescue

Registered Charity No: 1143374
Based in SE1, the rescue has helped to rehome displaced persians and other cats for over 20 years in all parts of the UK. They cater predominantly for Persians, but also other pedigree cats, working alongside breeders to assist cats in need. All cats are neutered, vaccinated, microchipped and vet checked before being homed, also all cats are fully groomed, de-wormed, de-flead and other treatments needed.
Tel: 0207 403 7907 / 07712 194 856
Email: There is an email contact form on their website, linked below.
Website: www.london-persian-rescue.co.uk

Pedigrees (all breeds): Rushden Persian Rescue

Rushden Persian Rescue Cat Homing PageRegistered Charity no: 1124730
Based in Rushden, Northants, rehoming across Northants, Warks, Leics, Cambs, Herts and Beds. Rescuing and re-homing Persian cats. All cats are vet checked, vaccinated, neutered and groomed before going to vetted homes. Please contact as below for details of cats needing new homes.
Tel: 01933 387658 or 07954 571814
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Website: www.rushdenpersianrescue.co.uk

Pedigrees (all breeds): St. Francis Persian Cat Rescue

Cat Homing Page for St Francis Persian Cat RescueAreas covered: UK Wide.
Rescuing and rehoming all types of pedigree cats, specialising in Persian and other long-haired cats.
Shelter Address: St. Francis Cottage, Thornborough, Near Bedale, North Yorkshire, DL8 2RQ
Tel: 01677 470344
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Website: www.stfrancisrescue.co.uk

Pedigrees (all breeds): Strawberry Persian Pedigree Cat Rescue UK

Cats needing a home at strawberry persian rescueBased in East London / Essex, with fosterers in Kent, Essex, London / Greater London, Norfolk and NE England. Rehoming throughout all of England, Wales and Scotland. Strawberry Persian Pedigree Cat Rescue finds new homes for Persians and any other pedigree looking cats, including Ragdolls, Maine Coons, Siamese, Orientals, Siberian, Persian Exotics, British blues and other pedigree looking BSHs. Volunteer helpers transport the cats to and from the shelter (if being taken to an adopter, the cost of the fuel is requested). All cats are vaccinated, vet checked, neutered and treated for worms and fleas before adoption. This group encourages the adoption of older cats, and takes in older and ill pedigree cats and pairs to rehome (they do not split up closely bonded pairs).
Tel: 07722 826 935 (Call or Text)
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Persian: Persian & Exotic Cat Rescue

Based in Preston, Lancashire, rehoming cats and kittens throughout England.
Dealing with many cats and kittens every year, either rehoming them or reuniting them with there owners. Specialising in Persian and Exotics, this group is dedicated to getting cats back to a good level of health and rehabilitation before finding loving new homes.
Tel: 07935 553123
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Persians: Ladybower Persian Rescue

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.
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Persians: Medomsley-Moggies

Based in Medomsley, Consett, Durham. Working throughout North East England. Caring for and re-homing abandoned, abused or neglected Persians and other long haired cats. All cats are neutered, vaccinated and chipped prior to homing. The rescue has a non-destruction policy, and any old or unhomeable cats live out their lives at the rescue.
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Persians: Persian Rescue

Based in North West Kent
This independent, self funded rescue takes in and rehomes adult Persian cats, (they do not have kittens). Permanent, loving homes are always needed. A home check is carried out before rehoming, and all cats receive necessary veterinary treatment, are FIV/FeLV tested if appropriate, vaccinated and microchipped.
Tel: 01634 712723
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Persians: Persian Rescue

Based in Bristol, Avon.
A state of the art rehoming centre for rescued persians, established in May 2004. As well as rehoming, help and advice is available on all animal related matters, such as care and diet. Help with rehoming is offered to persian cats UK wide.
Tel: 01454 250548
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Website: www.persianrescue.co.uk

Persians: The Chinchilla, Silver Tabby & Smoke Cat Society

The Society occasionally has pedigree Chinchilla, Shaded Silver, Golden, Smoke and Silver Tabby cats looking for permanent, loving homes. All cats are homed neutered or spayed, fully vet checked, blood tested, vaccinated and microchipped. All prospective homes are fully checked.These are all specific breeds of Persian Cats. Sometimes they are older cats whose owners can no longer keep them others are rescue cases. All will have been assessed for their suitability to be re-homed. All new owners will receive a home visit and a follow up, to ensure the cat has settled and there are no problems. They are funded entirely by donations and adoption fees.
Please remember that all Persian cats require regular grooming, and they will reward you with plenty of love and affection.
Tel: 01380 722900
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Website: chinchilla-cat-society.org.uk/#/adoption

Persians: West 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

Ragdolls: Progressive Ragdoll Breed Cat Club - Rescue

Rescue and Rehoming co-ordinator:
Tel: 01204 886660
Email: Via their website
Website: www.prbcc.co.uk (Rescue and Rehome)

Ragdolls: The British Ragdoll Cat Club - Rehoming

The British Ragdoll Cat Club provides a rehoming service throughout the UK. A home visit is carried out before placing a cat to ensure suitability, and to give adoptees a chance to voice any queries they have on the general care and upkeep of the Breed. They assess each cat individually for it's character and temperament, and it's previous lifestyle is taken into consideration. When it is certain that the right home has been found, they will arrange for the transfer.
If you are intetrested in rehoming one of their cats, or if you have a Ragdoll you need to rehome, please contact them.
Tel: 01677 425929 (Yorkshire)
Tel: 01617 641899 (Lancs)
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Website: www.tbrcc.co.uk

Ragdolls: The Ragdoll Rehome Group

A nationwide rehoming service for Ragdolls.
An experienced group of breeder/owners offering comprehensive on-going support to those who due to unforeseen circumstances have to give up their much loved Ragdolls, and also to those potential new parents offering homes. Home checks are always undertaken before placing any cat. Their aim is to find the most suitable home to meet each individual Ragdoll's needs. Also offers follow-up advice, support and counselling.
Tel: Rehoming Co-ordinators' phone numbers across the UK are listed on their website, linked below.
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Website: www.ragsrehome.co.uk

Rex Cats: Cornish Rex Cat Society Welfare

From time to time the Welfare Officer at this society is contacted to assist Cornish Rex cats in need of help. They work together with other Rex Clubs and Welfare Officers to find the most suitable new home for each cat or kitten.
Tel: 01420 479 307
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Website: www.cornishrexcatsociety.co.uk/welfare

Rex Cats: Rex Cat Association - Rescue

Tel: 01582 597049
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Website: www.rexcatassociation.org.uk (click 'Rex Rehome' link)

Rex Cats: Rex Cat Club Welfare

Rex Rescue/Re-homing service for all Rex cats. If you would like to offer a Rex a home or know of a Rex needing a home please contact our Welfare Officer as below:
Tel: 01787 278912
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Website: www.rexcatclub.com/welfare

Rex Cats: Scottish Rex Cat Club Welfare

Telephone: 01546 886392
Website: www.Scottish_Rex_Cat_Club/Welfare

Russian Blue: Russian Blue Cat Club - Welfare

Tel: 01228 573243
Website: www.russianblue.org.uk/welfare

Siamese: Lilac Point Siamese Cat Society - Rescue

Tel: 01277 622734

Siamese: Midshires Siamese Cat Association

The Midshires is compiling a list of people who are willing to give a home to a Siamese Cat(s) or would like to foster. So if you are interested please contact them as below.
Tel: 01455 286943
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Website: www.midshiressiamesecatassociation.co.uk

Siamese: Seal Point Siamese Cat Club - Rescue

Tel: 01327 860788
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Website: www.sealpointsiamesecatclub.org/welfare

Siamese: Siamese Cat Association - Rescue

Suffolk
Tel: 01895 252897 or 01359 259652

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

Siamese: Siamese Cat Society of Scotland - Rescue

Tel: 01546 886392 (please call after 7pm - thank you!)
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Website: www.siamese-scotland.co.uk/welfare

Siamese: Siamese Rescue - North East England

Tel: 01388 835585

Siamese: Siamese Rescue - North West England

Tel: 0114 272 5318

Siamese: Siamese Rescue Cardiff & South Wales

Tel: 01443 673493

Singapura: Singapura Cat Club UK

The Singapura Cat Club takes a very active part in the welfare of these cats. Occasionally they take in older cats who need to be rehomed through no fault of their own, usually a change in family circumstances.
Tel: 01902 839280
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Website: www.singapuracatclub.org.uk/re-homing

Somali: Somali Cat Club Welfare & Rescue Service

Tel: 01865 343640
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Website: www.somalicatclub.com/Welfare

Sphynx: Sphynx Cat Association

The Sphynx Cat Breed Club operates a national rehome & welfare service for the breed.
Areas covered - UK Wide.
Tel (Emergencies Only): 07527 661526
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Website: www.sphynxcatassociation.com/welfare

Tonkinese: Tonkinese Breed Club - Rescue

Tel: 01428 661 392
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Website: www.tonkinese.info/rescue

Tonkinese: Tonkinese Cat Club - Rescue

Tel: 01227 831103
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Website: www.tonkinesecatclub.co.uk/rescue

Turkish Van: Turkish Van Cat Club - Rescue

Tel: 01635 248436
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Website: www.turkishvancatclub.co.uk/welfare

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