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Help for Shelters

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If you run a Cat Rescue Shelter or Rehoming Group in the UK or Ireland - Cat Chat can help you!
We offer free web-based assistance to cat rescue centres, to help find more good homes for cats in shelter care. We can also help vets practices with cats to rehome. Currently over 8,000 rescued cats and kittens annually, find a new home with Cat Chat's help.

 

Free Help for Cat Shelters...
 
Your Shelter - Get Listed!
shelter listing buttonCat Chat's Cat Rescue Centre Listings are the most comprehensive on the web. A listing will bring more homing enquiries your way, and give additional publicity to your shelter. To get listed, or to update your listing go here: Shelter Listings Form
 
Cats Needing Homes?
Free Cat Homing Page ButtonIf your shelter has cats needing homes, then you need a free Cat Chat Homing Page! Your cats will then be featured on our regionally-targeted 'Cats Needing Homes' section. Easy to use, you just post details and photos of your cats needing homes onto your page, and wait for the homing offers to come in. Free Cat Homing Web Page
 
Kittens needing Homes?
kittens needing homes buttonTo increase the number of homing enquiries for kittens, ask us to add your rescue to our Kittens Needing Homes section. You can also use this link to ask us to take you off the section, when all your kittens are homed. Kittens Notification form
 
Cat Chat Feline Forum
Shelters and Rehoming Groups - you may also post about your cats needing homes on our Friendly Feline Forum
 
 Extra Help for Shelters with a Cat Chat Homing Page
 

homing page login buttonCat Homing Pages - Login:
Shelters - log into your Cat Homing Page using the LOGIN button here »

 Cat Homing Pages - Need Help Updating your Page?
 Need help with your Cat Chat Page? The "Help & Tips" section in the admin area of your page contains easy guides to all aspects of your page. If you need further help, our Help Team will be pleased to assist. If you need us to add a cat to your page for you, use our ‘Submit a Cat’ form, or for any other help just email
 
Cat Homing Pages - Short Page Address:
We also offer Short Page Addresses, in this style: www.catchat.org/sheltername linking to your Cat Chat Homing Page. Short links help greatly when you want to publicise your page (on emails, Facebook, Twitter, newsletters etc.) and is easier for people to remember. If that would help you, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. stating what you would like your Short Page Address to be.
 
Cat Homing Pages - Top 10 Tips:
Tips to get the BEST homing results from your Cat Chat Homing Page » Top 10 Homing Page Tips
 
'Overlooked' Cats?:
If a cat on your Homing Page needs extra help finding a home, ask us to put them on our 'Overlooked Cats' section to help bring in more homing enquiries. Shelters can have up to 2 entries on this section (pairs count as one entry). Overlooked Cats also get a slot on the main Cat Chat Homepage. Just email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. stating the name of your shelter, and which cat(s) on your Homing Page needs to go onto the 'Overloooked Cats' section.
 
Homed Cats for the Rehoming 'Roll of Honour'?
When your shelter rehomes a cat or cats through Cat Chat, please let us know! Your feedback really helps us, and the cats on our 'Rehoming Roll of Honour' encourages more people to adopt a rescue cat! Email us with your Cat Chat succeses here: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
 
Other Useful Links for Shelters
 
Book Recycling: A book collection and recycling service for charities: www.worldofbooks.com
Cat Rehab Pen, Shropshire: A lifeline for 'difficult', hard-to-place cats: www.gyrncats.co.uk (click on 'Rehab Pen')
Cat Socialisation Idea: Help children practice reading, while providing socialisation for rescue cats: www.berksarl.org/programs/book-buddies
Cheap (new) stuff for Charities: Everything from pet food to PC's: www.inkinddirect.org
Clothes for Charity: A secure and simple way to raise funds: www.clothesforcharity.org.uk
Easyfundraising: Free donations - no catch! When your supporters shop on-line at over 3,000 trusted shops and service providers, you receive a donation from the retailer at no cost to the shopper. Please use our Easyfundraising Referral link if you join, thank you!
Free Goods & Services: Goods and Services free to Charities: www.charitychoice.co.uk
Fundraising Websites: Top fundraising sites (MoneySavingExpert.com): Fundraising Websites
Fundraising Ideas: A wealth of fundraising ideas: www.better-fundraising-ideas.com
Grants (Aid for Animals): helping small to medium animal charities: www.aidforanimals.org.uk
Grants (Petplan Charitable Trust): supporting animal health & welfare: www.petplantrust.org
Grants (Support Adoption for Pets): grants for rescue centres: www.supportadoptionforpets.co.uk
Grants (Wetnose Animal Aid): help for small UK rescue centres: www.wetnoseanimalaid.com
Kittens - Hand-Rearing Guide: 'Bottekatz' - a comprehensive guide: www.lulu.com/bottlekatz
Legal Advice: Free, professional legal help for charities and non-profits: www.lawworks.org.uk
Recycling for Good Causes: Raise money through recycling: www.recyclingforgoodcauses.org
Veterinary / Medical help: Worldwide Veterinary Service (WWVS) offers volunteer veterinary help, medical equipment and advice to animal charities in the UK and abroad: www.wvs.org.uk
 
Cat Chat's Coverage Area
Cat Chat’s remit as a charity is to support rescue centres and cats within our registered coverage area of the UK and Ireland. Therefore we are unable to assist organisations based outside of the UK or Ireland, or organisations based in the UK or Ireland, whose main or sole purpose is to import animals from overseas.

Cats Needing Homes UK and Ireland