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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.


Female - 4 years old - DSH

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About Cookie

  • Can be wary but friendly when gets to know you
  • Can live with children aged 10 years and over
  • Playful
  • Needs to be the only animal in the home
  • Indoor and outdoor access required

Cookie came into our care due to her owner moving house. Cookie struggled at first with cattery life and was extremely untrusting of everyone she met. She has settled massively now after such a big change and her true personality is starting to show through. She can still be a little unsure, but once she gets to know you she does enjoy fuss, but this is on her own terms. We do think once she has settled into a home she will be a lot more relaxed and do feel it's the effect of the environment on her. Cookie is still very energetic and loves to play, so she would benefit from being in a home with people who are going to be able to help keep her active. Cookie would need to be the only animal in the home. She could live with children aged 10 years and over. She will 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

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

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