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Cat and kitten rehoming centres covering the Scottish Borders. Adopt a cat from your local rescue shelter.

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

Arthurshiel Rescue Centre

Registered Charity no. SC029296
Based in St Boswells, covering the Scottish Borders Region (South East). Providing shelter, care and rehoming facilities for all types of animals, mainly cats and dogs. there are always many cats needing loving, permanent homes. Prior to being rehomed, all cats are neutered and vaccinated. A home suitability check will also be carried out prior to adoption, to ensure the perfect match for the cat and owner.
Adopt a Cat: Contact the rescue centre as below to ask about cats needing homes.
Lost & Found Register: The rescue centre operate a Lost & Found Cat Register
Rescue Centre: Arthurshiel Farm, St Boswells, Scottish Borders, TD6 0DL. (Open: 9am to 11am Monday to Friday, Saturday 9am-12pm, Closed Sunday.)
Tel: 07581 878393
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Berwick Animal Rescue Kennels

Registered Charity no. 1083038 (England and Wales) SC038235 (Scotland)
Based in Berwick-upon-Tweed, covering Northumberland and the Scottish Borders. Rescuing and rehoming domestic animals. All cats for adoption will be neutered, vaccinated, wormed, treated for fleas and microchipped.
Adopt a Cat: Contact the shelter as below to ask about cats needing homes.
Support Shop: 7 - 9 Marygate, Berwick-upon-Tweed, TD15 1AT.
Rescue Shelter: Berwick Animal Rescue Kennels, Windmill Way East, Ramparts Business Park, Berwick-upon-Tweed, TD15 1TU. (Open by appointment only - Tues to Sat)
Tel: 01289 306299
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Lothian Cat Rescue

Registered Charity no. SC007631
Covering Edinburgh, the Lothians and Fife. Lothian Cat Rescue is a registered charity formed in 1978 to help cats and kittens that have been abandoned, ill-treated, neglected or are unwanted for any reason. They currently rescue, rehabilitate and rehome around 1000 cats and kittens each year. All adult cats are neutered before rehoming.
Adopt a Cat: Contact the rehoming centre as below to ask about cats needing homes.
Neutering Assistance: The rescue can help with Low-Cost Neutering
Help! Volunteers Needed: Volunteers are always welcome
Support Shop: 23 Easter Road, Edinburgh (Open 10am - 4pm Monday - Saturday.)
Rehoming Centre: Brewers Bush, Cockpen Road, Bonnyrigg, Midlothian, EH19 3JH. (Open by appointment only).
Tel: 01875 821025
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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:


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An Invitation to Cat Rescue & Rehoming Groups - Get Listed on Cat Chat!

If your rescue organisation is not listed on our shelter pages, you will be missing out on potential new homes for cats in your care, as well as potential volunteers and donors! To get your rescue organisation listed on Cat Chat, or to advise us of changes needed to your listing, just fill out our Shelter Listings Form