Thanks to the Cat Gallery for sponsoring this section.

Quality Gifts for Cat Lovers

Please consider adopting an overlooked cat - it could be the most rewarding thing you ever do!

overlooked rescue cats for adoption

More cats for adoption here: Cats Needing Homes


Shadow

Rescue cat Shadow from Consett Cat Rescue, Consett, Durham, County Durham, needs a homeHi; I am Shadow a very loving young lad, just over a year old. I arrived with my feral mum and brother, I learnt well from my mum and was very hissy when approached, but once Mum had been neutered and released I came round quite quickly. I got my name because I follow you around, like a little shadow; I love to play but once I have burned off the energy I love to cuddle up and have a little snooze. I am currently looking for an indoor home with no young children; older ones would be OK though and I could live with other cats too. I am neutered and ready to start the next chapter of my life, I have my paws crossed that I won't need to wait too long for you to find me.
SHADOW is at Consett Cat Rescue. Rehoming in Co. Durham. To make an enquiry, please Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., and please mention you saw Shadow on Cat Chat, thank you!
See More Cats at This Shelter...

Spooky

Rescue cat Spooky from Consett Cat Rescue, Consett, Durham, County Durham, needs a homeHello, my name is Spooky, I am also called Spook and even Spock. I am just over a year old, neutered and ready to find my forever home. I arrived with my brother, our mum was feral and we were both really hissy and spitty; once Mum had been spayed and released we started to come round and are now at a point where we need to find our own homes. I am slightly more timid that my brother but having said that I can sometimes be so friendly that you wouldn't believe I had ever been feral. I am looking for an indoor home and would prefer not to live with young children, older ones would be fine and I could share my home with other cats too. If you think I could be your new furry friend please get in touch?
SPOOKY is at Consett Cat Rescue. Rehoming in Co. Durham. To make an enquiry, please Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., and please mention you saw Spooky on Cat Chat, thank you!
See More Cats at This Shelter...

Greg

Rescue cat Greg from Consett Cat Rescue, Consett, Durham, County Durham, needs a homeHello, my name is Greg. I am a little over a year old now and was born to a feral mum in Hamsterley Forest. I am a timid lad, but am improving and it is time for me to find my forever home, where I can flourish. I am hoping to find a quieter, indoor home; I think I could live older children who are cat savvy and well behaved and I will need to build my self confidence. I am neutered, vaccinated and chipped and ready to start the next chapter, could you help me write my story?
GREG is at Consett Cat Rescue. Rehoming in Co. Durham. To make an enquiry, please Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., and please mention you saw Greg on Cat Chat, thank you!
See More Cats at This Shelter...

Enzo

Rescue cat Enzo from Consett Cat Rescue, Consett, Durham, County Durham, needs a homeGood day; my name is Enzo. I am a year old and neutered. I was born to a feral mum and put my rescuers through their paces while they tried to get me used to people; I am much better now, although I will still stay just out of reach if I can, so I need someone who will continue to work with me. At the moment I tend to hang out with the ex ferals that live here, but they are holding me back now, so it is time to move on. I think I could live with other cats, especially if they are confident and will show me home living in a home works. I would prefer not to live with children or dogs or in a particularly busy environment and I need to be an indoor cat too or a home with a catio or secure garden would be fab. If you think you have the room in your heart and home to watch me lossom then please get in touch.
ENZO is at Consett Cat Rescue. Rehoming in Co. Durham. To make an enquiry, please Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., and please mention you saw Enzo on Cat Chat, thank you!
See More Cats at This Shelter...

Jasmin

Rescue cat Jasmin from Pawz for Thought, Sunderland, Northumberland, Tyne and Wear, Durham, needs a homeHiya, my name is Jasmin. I am a neutered, black and white, long-haired lassie. When I first arrived at Pawz, I was feral and could be aggressive because I was so terrified of everything and just wanted to be left alone; thankfully, they didn't and instead worked with me in my foster home. It has taken plenty of time and patience but I am improving ; I still don't like strokes but I no longer hiss at my fosterer. My dream home would have an understanding person, who will accept me for what I am now; work with me, love and care for me but don't need me to be a cuddly cat. I mean , it is possible that I might surprise everyone, but it is equally as likely that I will never become a lap cat. If you could offer me a chance at this happy ever after malarkey then please get in touch and maybe we can become good pals.
JASMIN is at Pawz for Thought, Sunderland. Rehoming in Co. Durham, Northumberland & Tyne and Wear. To make an enquiry please call: 07718 771591 or Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., and please mention you saw Jasmin on Cat Chat, thank you!
See More Cats at This Shelter...

Henry

Rescue cat Henry from Pawz for Thought, Sunderland, Northumberland, Tyne and Wear, Durham, needs a homeGood day to you; my name is Henry. I am a handsome, neutered, ginger and white longhaired lad. I am after a rural home, so that I can have a little wander as I please. I was a stray for a long time, I had some kind people feeding me, they tried to convert me to an indoor cat but I wasn't happy; so a home where I can come and go as I please. My new home would be perfect if I could be the only cat, I just don't get on with other furry felines, and a home with no young children would be best. I am friendly with people and will make a good pal for someone. I have waited for a while now, so I have my paws crossed that my home isn't too far away.
HENRY is at Pawz for Thought, Sunderland. Rehoming in Co. Durham, Northumberland & Tyne and Wear. To make an enquiry please call: 07718 771591 or Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., and please mention you saw Henry on Cat Chat, thank you!
See More Cats at This Shelter...

Mr Gently

Rescue Cat Mr Gentle from Willows Cat Adoption Centre, South Shields, needs a homeHello, I'm Mr Gently. I'm a neutered tabby boy who was living on the streets for over 8 years. I had a home of my own once, it must have been a very quiet one. I’m very shy and spooked by any noises and movement. I found some nice humans in the neighbourhood who fed me and made a shelter. One of them gained my trust and called Willows for help. My Willows fosterer made me a hidey-camp and she waited, and waited…and waited. Each day she talked to me gently, left food, refreshed my water and cleaned my litter box. I have come to trust her and I love chin and tummy tickles. I will unfurl and purr and let her do it non-stop...till her arm and fingers ache. I finally trust her enough to sit beside her on the sofa close enough she can stroke me. I give head bumps for more attention and she says I melt her heart. I am a gentle soul - I would never lash out; instead I run away and hide if I’m scared. I'm looking for a quiet home with a loving, patient owner, without children or pets, who has plenty of spare time. Deep down I’m lonely and want company, it’s just I find it so very hard to trust. I want someone who won't mind that I will hide at the slightest noise, and that I might take weeks before I even show myself enough for you to touch me. It'll be best to let me settle in one room first, gain your trust before letting me into the next room and so on. But for now I am good, I’m just preparing you for future. It may be a lot of effort, but the reward will be 1000-fold when you realise you’ve given me a new life and I unfurl for the first time for you. When I quietly purr for the first time, when I lick your hand for the first time. And each little baby step I take towards trusting you.
MR GENTLY is at Willows Cat Adoption Centre, South Shields. Rehoming in Tyne & Wear including Sunderland, Co.Durham and Northumberland. To make an enquiry please call: 07719 605383 or 07989 540342, and please mention you saw Mr Gently on Cat Chat, thank you!
See More Cats at This Shelter...

Joe & Benny

Rescue cats Joe and Benny from Helping Pets - North East, Newcastle, Tyne & Wear, Durham, Northumberland, need a homeGood day; I am Benny (ginger and white) and this is my best pal and brother, Joe. We are a handsome pair of neutered lads, 2 years old and absolute sweethearts, you couldn't really find a better pair than us, so when are you coming to meet us then? Oh, you want to know more about us... We love to play, Joe loves kisses and tummy rubs and I like to just chill and be near my people. We came from a multi cat home and could live with other cats and would happily have human siblings too.We would like to stay together but could be separated if necessary, although we have our paws crossed that we get spotted together soon. If you could help us and offer us a home, please get in touch.
JOE & BENNY are at Helping Pets - North East, Newcastle. Rehoming in Tyne & Wear, Co.Durham and Northumberland. To make an enquiry please call: 07586 562 357 or 07586 534 534 or Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., and please mention you saw Joe & Benny on Cat Chat, thank you!
See More Cats at This Shelter...

Oreo

Rescue cat Oreo from Helping Pets - North East, Newcastle, Tyne & Wear, Durham, Northumberland, needs a homeHi, my name is Oreo, I think it might be because I have a black and white coat, or maybe someone thought I was sweet. I am 7 years old and have to find myself a new home. I am looking for a home where I can have a lazy evening on the sofa watching tv with you; as you can see from the picture I do love a good snuggle and snooze. I have been described as being a little grumpy sometimes; I will hiss and maybe swipe if I am scared or overwhelmed (we all have our off moments), so I think I would be best suited to an adult home, nice and calm and where I can be the only pet - queen of the castle possibly!? If you are patient and loving, can see past my little foibles and could offer me a home, please let my people know and they will see if we could be a match.
OREO is at Helping Pets - North East, Newcastle. Rehoming in Tyne & Wear, Co.Durham and Northumberland. To make an enquiry please call: 07586 562 357 or 07586 534 534 or Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., and please mention you saw OREO on Cat Chat, thank you!
See More Cats at This Shelter...

Scarlett

Rescue Cat Scarlett from Pawz For Thought, Sunderland, Durham, Northumberland & Tyne and Wear, needs a homeHello, my name is Scarlett. I’m a beautiful lady looking for a loving home. I came into rescue with my kittens and they have all found homes. I didn’t have a great start in life and I will need patient humans that will give me time to grow in confidence. I would like an adult only home with experienced cat owners who will work with me to be part of the family. I am female and neutered. If you think you have room in your heart and home then please do get in touch.
SCARLETT is at Pawz for Thought, Sunderland. Rehoming in Co. Durham, Northumberland & Tyne and Wear. To make an enquiry please call: 07718 771591 or Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., and please mention you saw Scarlett on Cat Chat, thank you!
See More Cats at This Shelter...

Deborah

Rescue Cat Deborah,  Consett Cat Rescue, Consett needs a homeHello, my name's Deborah. I'm a pretty little female cat with a sleek black coat and the greenest of eyes. I've not had the best start to life, I was born into a feral life and am really timid. I'm only a year old though and given time and patience, I will make someone a wonderful friend. I am already able to be stroked by the staff here if they're patient with me. I can sometimes lash out because I'm scared, so a home with no children or older children would be best. I don't like dogs but I might be okay with a gentle male cat in the family. I'm looking for someone who's experienced with cats and who can help me learn to trust humans and learn how to love and be loved. I'm looking for an indoor home for now but given time, that might change. I've been neutered, vaccinated and microchipped. People think I'm grumpy but I'm just misunderstood! Could you be my special person who can see beyond the front I put on and can see the loving cat I could be?
DEBORAH is at Consett Cat Rescue. Rehoming in Co. Durham. To make an enquiry, please Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., and please mention you saw Deborah on Cat Chat, thank you!
See More Cats at This Shelter...

Amber & Jade

Rescue cats Amber & Jade from Pawz for Thought, Sunderland, Northumberland, Tyne and Wear, Durham, need a homeGood day, we are Amber & Jade a pair of young ladies looking for a home. We are beautiful girls but we are far from tame; we can be stroked, but it is clear that we don't enjoy being touched. The hope is that we can find a loving home, with an experienced human, who is willing to work with us and take the time to gain our trust. We are going to need lots of time and dedication to come around fully. We are neutered and looking for an adult only home. We understand that it is a big ask, but are sure that the right home is out there somewhere, with someone who will understand what a joy it is to finally see cats like us blossom; are you that person, we certainly hope so?
AMBER & JADE are at Pawz for Thought, Sunderland. Rehoming in Co. Durham, Northumberland & Tyne and Wear. To make an enquiry please call: 07718 771591 or Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., and please mention you saw Amber & Jade on Cat Chat, thank you!
See More Cats at This Shelter...

Smudge

Rescue Cat Smudge, Pawz for Thought, Sunderland needs a homeI've been waiting over a year... Please pick me! Hello! My name’s Smudge and I’m a gorgeous, grey and white, neutered girl. I’m looking for a rather special home because of my special needs. I arrived in care after being in some kind of accident or trauma, I’m keeping what actually happened to myself! I was very ill when I came in but after some treatment, needing my tail amputated and rehabilitation, I’ve got full mobility and am very playful. I can run and play and chase after toys! I’m incontinent though and am hoping to find someone experienced at expressing bladders and bowels. If my home had tiled floors, or areas that were easily cleaned, that would be so helpful too. I’d like access to a safe outdoor space please. I really don’t like other cats, so would prefer to be your only cat please. Would you have the home and love that I’m looking for?
SMUDGE is at Pawz for Thought, Sunderland. Rehoming in Co. Durham, Northumberland & Tyne and Wear. To make an enquiry please call: 07718 771591 or Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., and please mention you saw Smudge on Cat Chat, thank you!
See More Cats at This Shelter...

More Cats Needing Homes Here