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


Tails with happy endings – rehoming success stories told by you

30 September 2013

Every tail deserves a Happy Ending but the process of rescue only starts with our charity, the rest depends upon the love, commitment and understanding of the kind-hearted people who adopt our rescued cats and kittens. We regularly feature your stories in our quarterly newsletter which everyone who subscribes to our ‘Supporter Scheme‘ receives as part of […]

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Pets at Home Hull Junction present fundraising cheque

13 August 2013

Caring for Cats has been presented with a cheque for £537 following in-store fundraising by staff at Pets at Home (The Junction, Hull) during the company’s Spring Fundraising Drive. Store manager David Rear (left) presented the cheque to one of the fundraising volunteers. The charity also ran a stall and tombola to promote awareness of […]

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Rescue story: Feral cats in danger in Hull City Centre

15 July 2013

SEVEN stray cats, one very caring member of the public, two dedicated volunteers, Hull city centre. These are the key elements of our latest rescue story of homeless cats surviving as best they could in a city car park. A concerned lady rang us about a group of cats she had been feeding while at […]

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Fundraising appeal for special needs cat ‘Jelly’

10 April 2013

Jelly is a young special needs puss with neurological problems. This fundraising appeal aims to find 30 caring people to sponsor him at £5/month over a year to help fund his essential veterinary treatment. Be as special as this brave little cat (and his dedicated fosterer), watch our short video and please sponsor him today! Jelly’s story… […]

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Badly injured stray rescued from Hull city centre

17 December 2012

Caring for Cats is appealing for donations to help homeless and stray animals in the region after rescuing a badly injured cat from Hull city centre. The black and white cat was found starving and with a badly dislocated hind leg. Despite its terrible injury and severely weakened state the cat was friendly, and taken […]

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Charity features in “Your Cat” magazine

29 July 2012

Read our feature article ‘Diary of an unsung hero’ in the popular national magazine Your Cat –  Your cat July2012 (PDF) ‘Diary of an unsung hero’ – overview Steve Marshall is co-founder and treasurer of Caring for Cats Yorkshire & Humber – winner of the Best Cat Rescue Centre category at the national Wetnose Animal Rescue […]

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New wing opened at charity’s Homing Centre

22 July 2012

New facilities at our Homing Centre in Market Weighton were opened on Sunday 22nd July by David Rear from Pets at Home, with Rose Atkin (pictured left), Andrea Mitchell, Steve Marshall and Linda Faulkner from the charity. Extending our cattery accommodation by six more double pens, the new wing has been made possible in part […]

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Rescue story video: Twiggy the Ragdoll

2 April 2012

Emaciated and only days from death, a Ragdoll adult female cat is handed in to Caring for Cats by a van driver who had found her in a layby. Watch her story on the video below. We can only go on admitting cats that need emergency veterinary care thanks to donations from the animal-loving public […]

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Caring for Cats wins national award “Best Cat Rescue”

9 March 2012

Caring for Cats has won the award for Best Cat Rescue Centre at the national Wetnose Animal Rescue Awards 2012, billed as the green carpet animal event of the year. Charity founders Rose Atkin and Steve Marshall attended the ceremony in London on 9th March to accept the award and help publicise the exceptional work […]

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Rescue story: Tufty’s sad tale…

4 February 2012

We will never know who Tufty belonged to; we ran her photograph and story in the local press but never found her owner. In May of 2005, this tragic, hungry and emaciated cat was found wandering in the Market Weighton area by a kind lady who secured her overnight and alerted our charity. We receive phone […]

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