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Finding Forever Homes for Cats in Bristol and Wales

Hello, we’re Bristol and Wales Cat Rescue, a small and friendly group of volunteers dedicated to finding loving homes for cats and kittens in need.

We rescue, foster and rehome hundreds of cats every year across the South West and Wales, cats that have been badly treated, abandoned or just unwanted. Most of our pusses have no special requirements, and are waiting to spend an afternoon purring away on a comfy sofa.

We do things a little different around here. All of cats are fostered either in our own homes or in purpose-built, warm, secure pens in our gardens. We don’t have any sterile facilities, and we don’t put cats to sleep unless it’s the only option recommended by a vet.

Nothing makes us happier than seeing a cat or kitten find their forever home, which is why we accept adoptions from families with lots of different lifestyles and locations.

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Latest Cats Looking for Fur-ever Homes

  • New


    Lovely Lily is a sweet gentle girl, used to older children and ok with other nice cats. She used to live with Chewy Bengal but he was dominant over her and she got very stressed unsurprisingly.
    She’s 8 years old and loves a fuss and a lap and she definitely needs a garden away from busy roads as she does like to be out and about and can bring the occasional present home for you!

    Neutered, chipped, had first vaccination plus comes with 5 weeks free insurance.

    Are you ready to adopt a cat from Bristol & Wales Cat Rescue? Make sure you read our Adopt page and complete our Adoption Application form.
    Apply Already passed the home check? Contact us if you’d like to adopt.

  • New


    Chewy is a typical Bengal – bossy, vocal, into everything but not quite as brave as he likes to think he is!

    He’s used to living with older children and likes a fuss and lots of attention but needs to be the only cat as he pushes others off their food and likes to be top cat.
    He recently went missing for two months and came back skinny, hungry and slightly anaemic – he’s absolutely fine now but he obviously couldn’t hunt or persuade anyone to feed him!

    He’s 7yrs old and needs a garden away from busy roads though we hope he’s learned his lesson on wandering.
    Neutered, chipped, had first vaccination plus comes with 5 weeks free insurance.

    Are you ready to adopt a cat from Bristol & Wales Cat Rescue? Make sure you read our Adopt page and complete our Adoption Application form.
    Apply Already passed the home check? Contact us if you’d like to adopt.

  • New


    How do you solve a problem like Susie?

    Susie is a 5 year old super floof who is pretty, funny and can be very sweet. She loves to ride on your shoulder or drink from your glass and she will often trot round after her foster mum at the weekends overseeing her doing chores – she especially loves to “help” foster mum make the bed. On the flip side of this, Susie has attachment and jealousy issues and can be grumpy when she doesn’t get her own way – she will growl at the cat flap until you open the back door for her for example. She has been rehomed with a couple as an only cat but had to be returned as she lashed out a few times but she was ok when only one of them was around. She has settled back into foster just fine and is living with foster mum and her 4 friendly boy cats. She will have the odd hiss at the other cats (especially the kittens as they dart passed her playing games) but other times she will kiss them – she’s a real diva!! Issues aside, she is fairly easy to look after, eating mainly cat biscuits with the odd small meal of wet food, she uses the litter tray fine and loves a box to sleep in – and if it’s a bit too small for her or has the ironing in it, even better.

    Because of her past behaviour, we are looking for someone who is very cat confident and who can give her routine and discipline. She is probably best with one human but she could be rehomed with other cats provided they are easy going and there is room for them to all have their own space. She does like to go outside but doesn’t go far and will repel all feline intruders from ‘her’ garden 😂

    If you are interested in meeting Susie, please contact us. She is neutered, chipped and up to date with her vaccinations.

Our Longest Foster Residents

  • Reuben


    Very friendly but very shy 5 year old neutered and chipped male. He loves a good fuss but is easily startled so will need a quieter home and to be able settle at his own pace. He is very good with other cats and would benefit from living with a more confident cat.

  • Chester & Willow

    Very friendly and playful 1 year old brother & sister who lived outside for the first 6 months of their lives but have adjusted well to life indoors. Both have lovely natures and are people orientated but are not used to being handled so will take time to settle in a new home. Would not suit very young children as they are still quite shy but are making good progress and enjoy being smoothed.

  • Eva


    Small (2kg) spayed and chipped 10 year old female. Suffers from chronic but not serious health issues which are being managed by a visit once every 6 months to a Bristol vet and this cost would continue to be covered. Happy to sleep most of the time but very purry at food time. Does sometimes enjoy laps but mostly happy to be left alone and could live with other cats. Would need to be either an indoor cat or with accompanied outside access so that she does not wander off.

Visit Our Charity Shop

Through our lovely donators and customers, our shop in Nailsea has become the biggest source of contributions for Bristol and Wales Cat Rescue.

All of the shop profits go towards to our increasing vet bills – from neutering, spaying, chipping and vaccinations to the complex needs of some of our more special residents. Our shop is crucial for our cats, and donations of sellable goods are always very warmly received.

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