Adopt a cat
Can you offer a forever home to a cat or kitten in our care?
Bringing a new kitten home is exciting, but it’s a big commitment. You’re providing a cat with a loving home for the next 14+ years of their life. They need lots of time and attention so the decision to get a new feline family member should never be taken lightly.
Wherever your kitten comes from, it should be sociable and bright-eyed with no visible health problems. A kitten also shouldn’t be taken away from their mother until they are eight or nine weeks old.
The UK is experiencing a cat crisis and our adoption centres are often full. We rehomed around 30,000 cats and kittens in 2013. Consider adopting a kitten before buying a kitten from a breeder when you see kittens for sale or kittens for free. You’ll find that the affection of a rehomed pet that needed a second chance is all the more rewarding.
If you adopt a kitten from us you can be sure that they're ready to go to a new home and are happy and healthy. Where possible, they'll also come:
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If you want a purebred choose a breeder carefully and be sure their cats are well looked after. Make sure you see the kitten where it was bred before committing yourself. Like dogs, purebred cats can be more prone to health problems. Take time to find out about the problems associated with different breeds before deciding.
A kitten should be sociable and alert with bright eyes no visible health problems. They should stay with their mothers until they are around 8-9 weeks, taking them away earlier than this can lead to behavioural issues.
Learn more about the responsibilities involved with caring for a kitten.
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