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Important changes - please read

Due to the Coronavirus pandemic we have changed the way we operate, so you won't be able to look round the Cattery to view our cats as you would do under normal circumstances. If you are interested in adopting one of our cats please fill in an "interested parties form" or give the Centre a call if you have any questions.


Female - 8 months approx old - DSH

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About Winter

Winter came into our care through her previous owner. She is only young but we know she has had at least one litter of kittens prior to coming to us. Winter is a very anxious girl who can be unsure of people. She wants to have fuss, but can sometimes become a little over-whelmed and frightened and will display this with little nips. Winter isn't coping well in the cattery so we have yet to see her full personality. We do believe that once settled in a home, she is going to be an independent cat that enjoys fuss on her terms and will start to show her playful, kitten side. She is going to need an understanding home with adopters who are willing to help build her confidence at her own pace. Winter would not be suitable to live with other animals or young children. She would eventually need indoor and outdoor access. 

Cat care

Until a cat is settled into a new home it is essential that they are not let outside and as a general guide this would be about four weeks. However, this is dependent on the individual cat.
Whilst a cat is confined to indoors you can introduce new toys for them to play with and chase. Cat nip toys can be especially rewarding. A scratch post will hopefully discourage them from choosing your sofa to sharpen their claws! Regular grooming by you will help to cement the bond between cat and new owner and although cats are known to generally be more independent than a dog, they thrive on companionship and interactive play. Even adult cats can be persuaded to practice their stalking and pouncing skills on an old shoelace, or play hide and seek in a cardboard box.

Interested parties form

If you are interested in giving one of our cats a home, please give us a call on 01455 888257 or complete an interested parties form. Alternatively you can come and visit the Centre, please view our Centre opening hours page for further details.

We ask any potential owners to complete an Interested Parties Form. You can do this at the Centre or download it and email it back to us

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