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


Cats Protection - Orkney Islands

Registered Charity no. 203644 / SC037711
Based at: Stymilders, Finstow, Orkney.
Rescue & rehoming of cats on Orkney, assistance with neutering costs, education and general advice.
Cats Seeking Homes: Some of the cats seeking a home are featured on their website, linked below.
Neutering Assistance: A free neutering offer is open to anyone on low incomes, benefits, pensions, tax credits, etc. Please get in touch with one of the following veterinary practices directly and let them know that you wish to make use of OICP's FREE neutering scheme: Flett & Carmichael - Tel. 872859 / Northvet - Tel. 873403.
Lost & Found Register: The branch have details of lost and found cats in their area displayed on their website.
Support Shop: 85 - 87 Victoria Street, Stromness, Orkney. KW16 3BS 
Tel: 01856 771 642
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Website: www.orkneycats.co.uk

Cats Protection - Shetland Cat Adoption Centre

Registered Charity no. 203644
If you live in Shetland and could offer a home to one of the cats in their care, please give them a call. Or, if you cannot adopt a cat at this time, you might like to sponsor one of their cats, many of whom have been in care for some time, the shelter would love to hear from you.
Cartridges for Cash: Donating your empty inkjet cartridges to the shelter helps them raise much needed funds. Only the following makes please: Canon, Hewlett-Packard, Lexmark, Olivetti, Panasonic, Ricoh or Samsung. See their website for more details.
Cats Seeking Homes: Some of the cats seeking a home are featured on their website, linked below.
Lost & Found Register: The branch have details of lost and found cats in their area displayed on their website.
Rehoming Centre: Shetland shelter, Gott, Shetland, ZE2 9SH..
Tel: 01595 744 136
Postal address: Cats Protection Shetland, PO Box 11672, Lerwick, Shetland, ZE1 0WD.
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Web site: www.cats.shetland.co.uk
National CP Helpline: 03000 12 12 12

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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 orgnisation listed on Cat Chat, or to advise us of changes needed to your listing, just fill out our Shelter Listings Form