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We run an appointments system where interested parties are invited to meet a particular cat or dog where mutual compatibility has been agreed. Alternatively, visitors are welcome to look around on Wednesdays and Saturdays between 10am to 2pm to view dogs, and 11am to 2pm to view cats.


Male - 7 months approx old - DSH

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About Alexander 

  • Can live with older teenage children
  • Indoor and outdoor access required 
  • Only animal in the home
  • Quiet area and home preferred 
  • Nervous - needs confidence building

Alexander sadly came into our care following a road traffic accident. He is really struggling to settle into cattery life and spends the majority of his day hiding away. Alexander is a nervous boy, who will require patient and understanding owners who are willing to give him the time and space he needs. As he is still so young, we are hoping with some hard work and determination to see Alexander's little personality! We do not know anything about his past, so we would like him to live with respectful older teenage children. He would require outdoor and indoor access, in a safe and quiet area. He would also need to be the only animal in his new home. 


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

To register your interest, please fill in an "Interested Parties Form" or give the Centre a call.

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