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Cecil - adopted in 2018

CPL does not put down any healthy cat or kitten we take into our care.  Cats and kittens surrendered to us are taken care of by fosterers or at the cattery as long as it takes to find them a home.  CPL cats also receive routine and necessary veterinary care.  Unfortunately, at times we may have to euthanize some animals as a result of terminal illness, or dangerous behavior issues.

If you need to re-home a cat and would like to entrust us with this honor, please ring our office (376 6094 option 2) as soon as possible to place your cat on the wait-list.  As we have only so many spaces for cats at once, a wait-list is necessary and we will advise you of the approximate time it will take before we can begin the re-homing process with your cat.   Please ring our office before bringing any cat in to us as we may not have room for it at that moment in time. 

If you would like to re-home your cat privately (for example on Trademe), we advise that you do not advertise the cat for free.  Listing an animal for free can place it in danger from people with nefarious intentions. Once you have found a suitable home with people you believe to be sincere, it is your choice weather you charge or not. If you want any of your cats belongings to go with them to their new home, it is a good idea to not disclose that in any advertisements.

We have a special page of advice for you here

This page can tell you a few ways to help us out!

If you have a Community Services Card we may be able to help you with subsidised desexing.  Click here to find out about our Feline Fix program.

Sorry not at this time.

This page outlines the services we provide besides the rehoming of cats. 

Absolutely!  We will always accept one of our cats back, even if years have passed.  We love and care about all of our cats – past and present. 

Cats Protection League Canterbury