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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 - 12 years old old - DSH

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About Willow

  • Gentle nature
  • Friendly
  • Can live with older children
  • Needs to be the only animal in the home
  • Indoor and outdoor access required

Willow was originally adopted from us and has sadly been returned through no fault of her own. Willow is a sweet girl with a lot of life experience and sometimes she can be easily worried. On the whole, Willow is a very happy girl who will greet you with chirps and mews. She loves her fuss and enjoys nothing more than sunbathing or snoozing in her bed. Willow will need understanding owners who are willing to help her adjust in her new home before her confidence can grow and her personality can truly blossom. Willow would be best suited to a home with older children and adults. She would need to be the only animal in the home. Willow would eventually need indoor and outdoor access. We just know that once settled in a home she will be a perfect companion. 

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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