Idlewild Animal Sanctuary – Providing a safe haven and rehoming centre for unwanted and abandoned animals
Idlewild Animal Sanctuary – Providing a safe haven and rehoming centre for unwanted and abandoned animals

CATS & KITTENS

We have some lovely cats looking for their forever homes. Home-checks and Adoption donations will apply. Please contact the sanctuary by phone; 01492558691 or email kim.idlewild@gmail.com


All our cats can come in for a number of different reasons. Some come directly from owners, some are abandoned, and some are strays. A full history is not always known about every cat and we can only pass on the information that we do have. You should therefore be prepared to allow a period of adjustment for your new cat when they arrive in your home. It is a big change to go from a Sanctuary into a home environment and depending on the cat and it prior experiences along with the home environment we feel at least a few weeks should be given for the cat to settle before you should expect the cat to fully settle down and relax in their new home.


We rehome our cats to the following local areas LL18, LL19, LL26, LL27, LL28, LL29, LL30, LL31, LL32, LL33 and LL34 this is due to home checking resources. On some occasions we can home check further afield, but this will depend on resources and the animals concerned. All home checks require that you do not live on or within 200 meters of a busy or main road. That you have sufficient space for the new cat and that if you have other cats, there is a suitable set up for a new cat to have its own resources without any conflict within the home. If you live in rented accommodation you will be asked to obtain written permission from your landlord. We also will not rehome an animal close to where it was found/previously lived to avoid complications and unnecessary stress for the cat or new owners.


 

All of our cats are neutered, microchipped, vaccinated, and up to date with worming and de-fleaing before leaving the Sanctuary.
If you come to meet a cat and would like to reserve then we then require a non-refundable deposit of £20 to reserve a cat. Once we have this deposit, we will arrange a home check and if passed a further non-refundable donation of £60 is payable when you adopt the cat.


Adopting a rescue cat can be a fantastically rewarding experience and we always look forward to finding our cats the best forever home. Every new owner will sign an adoption contract when rehoming a cat and we offer lifelong back up so we are always on hand to offer follow up advice and if you do encounter any problems with your adoption then all cats must be returned to the Sanctuary for the team to then place into a new home. No cats under any circumstance can be sold or given away they must always be returned where we are in the best position for care for the cat and find a more suitable home.


 Currently these cats are also available for rehoming and are looking for loving homes:


If you would like to know more about rehoming a Kitten, please read our FAQ here:  Rehoming a Kitten

All of our kittens have now been successfully rehomed.