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Adopt a Cat


Please read below all about our adoption procedure, then.....



Please be aware our cats are no longer kept at our Barrack Street centre!

We have now re-located our cats and rehome them from a private boarding cattery 20 miles outside of Norwich.

We only have 10 spaces for cats so please first have a look on here for the cats we have available for rehoming. There is lots of information on here about them including a few pictures.

All our of cats are vet checked, microchipped, neutered, fully vaccinated, treated for fleas and worms and come with 4 weeks free insurance.

If you are interested in adopting a cat from us, please call 01603 766001 between 11.00am - 3.30 pm Tuesday to Saturday to book an appointment to meet them.  Same day appointments are sometimes available.

Your Home

Your home must not be on a busy main road.
The cat will need access to the outdoors, either through a cat flap or from someone being at home regularly. We do sometimes have cats that must be rehomed as indoor-only, meaning that they do not go outside for health reasons.
We cannot rehome kittens (under 6 months) to homes where children are under 4 years of age and if there isn't someone at home most of the day until the kitten is at least 6 months old.

At The Re-homing Centre

We will ask you to fill out an application form to adopt one of our cats. From there, staff will have an informal chat with you about the type of cat you are looking for and help you choose the right cat for you. They will also explain any special needs they may have. Please note we can only rehome one cat at a time, unless they have come to us as a pair or more.

The Home Visit

Home Visits are arranged at a time convenient to you, usually within a few days of the animal being reserved. Our representative will want to ensure that each member of the family is happy and has thought about the implications of adopting an animal. The Home Visit is also an opportunity to ask any questions you might have.

Once an animal has been adopted, we carry out a post-home visit a few weeks later. This is to ensure that the animal has settled in well and to help with any problems that may have arisen.

The Adoption

Once you have had your Home Visit, you will be able to book an appointment to adopt your cat. (Please allow at least 30 minutes for this).

We will take you through the animal's veterinary history and dietary needs and ask you to sign a simple legal declaration of adoption. We also provide 4 week's free insurance for our adopted animals in association with Pet Plan, the leading pet insurer.

We have a well small shop with everything you need for your new companion at very reasonable prices.

Adoption Fees

We charge a minimum adoption fee for our animals, payable by cash or credit/debit card:

Kittens (6 months & under)      70
Cats (over 6 months)               55

These fees in no way cover the amount it costs the RSPCA to care for all the animals we have. Please remember we receive no national or government funding and raise all our own finances in the local area.





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