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


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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Update on our special-needs sponsor cat Jelly

8 January 2016

This is an update of one of our longterm foster cats Jelly, as told by his foster family. It shows why your kind sponsorships are so important in helping cats like him. “If you have watched the Caring for Cat’s appeal video on Jelly then you will know the basics. But Jelly came into the charity when […]

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Nominate us for a Charity Team of the Year Award 2016

2 January 2016

Animal Charity Awards recognise the fantastic work that goes on in charities and rescue centres across the UK. In 2012 and 2013 Caring for Cats was extremely proud to be a winner and then a finalist thanks to the dozens of nominations we received from supporters. In 2016 we think our continued inspirational cat welfare and rescue work should make us winners again. If you too are inspired by our outstanding dedication to cat welfare and think we deserve to win, click on the links below and complete the nomination forms on each site…

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Home fosterers needed for cats & kittens

1 January 2016

The charity is appealing for more volunteer foster carers in the Pocklington-York & West Hull villages areas. Help is needed to alleviate some of the strain of the numerous cats and kittens it receives calls for. Fosterers are people who look after cats or kittens in their home on a short-term basis until they are […]

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Christmas raffle prize draw winners 2015

21 December 2015

Our charity Xmas raffle was another success, helping us raise much-needed funds for all our rescue cats & kittens, thank you to everyone who supported us… PRIZE/ITEM Ticket No. Name 1st Luxury Christmas Food Hamper 02124 Amanda Broadly 2nd Luxury Drinks Hamper 01361 W Moverley 3rd John Lewis Vouchers £60 01481 Teddybear Sainty 4th Family […]

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