Dedicated to the rescue, care & rehoming of stray, feral, abandoned, mistreated & unwanted cats & kittens

A Christmas update and Thankyou to all our supporters

5 December 2020

We would just like to take this opportunity to thank all of our supporters for sticking with  us during this last year of uncertainties during this Coronavirus pandemic. Thankfully due to your support and the work of or dedicated team of volunteers we have managed to keep the charity functioning albeit in a different fashion […]

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New Amazon Wishlist – give while you shop

31 July 2017

BUY A GIFT for our cats & kittens through our new AMAZON WISHLIST. See how your charity gift directly benefits the rescues in our care. These small luxuries–toys & scratching pads–help our cats relax, socialise and feel “at home”, a gift many of them have never known. Thank you & many purrrs for any item […]

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Feral Cat Rescue: 4mins to change your mind

12 April 2017

Feral cat handed in to us less than a month ago. We were told he had been living as a feral for several years, being fed in a town centre by a kindly older couple who couldn’t get near him. This poor tom did arrive very timid and frightened (usual hissing & spitting etc), but […]

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Celebrating Volunteers Week 1-12 June: Angela’s story

4 June 2016

WE’RE CELEBRATING ‪#‎volunteersweek 1-12 June, and sharing one volunteer’s experiences of helping us out as a cat carer at the South Cave cattery… Meet Angela! Q: Why did you volunteer for C4C? When I retired from work I had time to give to volunteering. Having always got my cats from the wonderful CfC homing centre and seen […]

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Rescue story: Elsa, our miracle special-needs kitten

11 April 2016

This miracle baby, who is now pretty as a picture, was handed into our vets as a lone kitten near death. Only around 8-10 weeks old, she was suffering with the most severe conjunctivitis and ‘cat flu’ infection any of us had ever seen (photos too graphic). Given little chance of surviving by experienced vets, the […]

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2017 Calendar Photo Competition open

18 March 2016

The “2017 Caring for Cats Calendar” Photo Competition is open to anyone who has ever adopted a rescue cat or kitten from the charity. Share your favourite feline photo and help more rescue cats in Yorkshire & Humber. We are looking for photos of cats of all ages, colours, and sizes and in their most […]

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£600 cash reward to catch Market Weighton cat shooter

13 February 2016

A £600 reward is being offered for information leading to the successful prosecution of the person responsible for shooting a feral cat with an air gun in Market Weighton. Local charity Caring for Cats was contacted this week by a worried resident and cat-owner, offering a reward of £500 to help catch the attacker. A […]

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London Marathon sponsors needed for Ginger Nut appeal

11 February 2016

Dedicated volunteer, cat carer and runner Steve Worth is once again running the London Marathon in April 2016. This year he is donating all funds raised towards our appeal for Ginger Nut the injured feral cat that had been the victim of a callous air gun attack. Steve has been caring for feral cats since […]

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Injured feral male cat had been shot in the head twice

Air gun attack on feral cat in Market Weighton

5 February 2016

UPDATE 24/2/16: Very sad news… after 2 weeks in ICU our vets took the sad decision to put GINGER NUT to sleep yesterday. Vet Zosia and the Swanbridge team did their utmost to save him, treating a complex bladder problem following his major surgery. With heavy heart Zosia told us fluid had begun collecting in his […]

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2015 Review – Rescue & rehoming figures

16 January 2016

It was another hectic year for our small charity of volunteers, but we are so proud to have rescued an amazing 419 cats & kittens in 2015. Many were saved from sadly desperate situations and around two thirds were reported to us as feral. The vast majority successfully found loving homes with new owners and families […]

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