Cats

Looking to adopt a rescue cat? Look no further!

All our cats are neutered, vaccinated, microchipped, blood tested for FeLV & FIV and flea & worm treated. Our cat adoption fee is £60 per cat or £110 for a pair.

If you would like to adopt a cat from us please read the relevant guide below before contacting us.

If you have any questions please contact us on:

0161 882 0680 or rspcamcr_salford@btconnect.com

Adopting a cat guide

Please note: We occasionally have house cats, when we do they are marked 'HOUSE CAT'

 

Isabelle

SINGLE HOUSE CAT

Location: cattery

Isabelle came into RSPCA care after her owner became ill and was unable to look after her. Isabelle had been used for breeding and had developed a number of health complaints that had gone untreated. These included being underweight, flea infested, severe ear mites, upper respiratory infection, needing a scale and polish on her teeth and 4 extractions. Eight weeks later, and after all this treatment, she is ready to find a new home.

However, she will need her ears cleaning on a regular basis and any potential owner must be willing to seek medical treatment with any flair ups of flu in the future. For now, you just get the odd sneeze. Whilst we appreciate, we are asking a lot from a home for a 5 year old cat in need of extra tlc and regular grooming, you will be rewarded with a loving little lady who will spend hours head bumping you, enjoying a chin scratch and sitting on your lap for a cosy cuddle. Isabelle is a little shy at first, but is a very sweet and loving cat. Her interests include chasing invisible critters around the house, being fussed over, and tickling your face with her whiskers while you're trying to sleep. She makes a very good companion and housemate! 

Isabelle is 5 years old and a ragdoll. She will need a quiet, adult-only home as a single indoor cat due to her being a flu carrier. We are looking for a committed adopter who will attend to Isabelle’s needs and not just take her on because she is pretty. She will incur vet costs that won’t be covered by pet insurance and she will need a good-sized home to live in. If you can give her the time, commitment and attention she needs then please get in touch. Isabelle has been neutered, vaccinated and microchipped.

If you would like to adopt Isabelle contact us today! 

Email or call 0161 882 0680.

Whisper

SINGLE HOUSE CAT

Location: foster

Whisper came into RSPCA care some months ago after being removed from a home truly overwhelmed by the number of cats living in one property. Although only 1 year old when she was rescued she had received little in the way of socialising and really lacked confidence. It was really sad to see how painfully shy she was and even at her most scared (e.g. in a cattery or at the vets) she has never even so much as raised an eyebrow, always choosing to withdraw than retaliate.
Whisper has spent the last 3 months in a foster home, being lovingly care for in a quiet home with two adults. They came very close to adopting her themselves, such is her wonderful disposition. This is what they have to say about her:


"Whisper is a beautiful white cat, around around 12 to 18 months old. She has been staying with us for the past 3 months and has evolved in that time from a very scaredy cat to a proper lap cat. After a couple of weeks of hiding behind sofas and under tables, she has revealed herself to be really affectionate and a big fan of fusses and attention. She likes nothing better than getting up onto the sofa with us and giving us little headbutts until the fussing begins. Her favourite form of fuss is a scratch on the chin or on the cheek. 

As she is still young, she has a very kittenish sense of play and loves to run around the house chasing and wrestling with her toys. She also likes getting up on the window sill to watch the world go by. Whisper lives up to her name mostly but will speak up when she wants you to pay attention. It's more of a squeak than a meow but it's incredibly cute. 


Although she has come on in a huge way with her confidence, her reaction to seeing other cats and to any loud noises suggests that she would be best suited to a quiet home without young children or other animals. She basically wants to be the only attention seeker in the home! 
Whisper is a friendly cat with a lovely mild manner and once she's settled down in her new home she will be a great companion, following you from room to room."


We hope we can find this special girl the forever home she needs. We aren't sure she will ever be brave enough to venture outside and seems genuinely content in the two up, two down she is currently staying in, so a property of this size or bigger in a quiet, home with just one or two adults will suit her perfectly.

If you would like to adopt Whisper contact us today! 

Email or call 0161 882 0680.

 

Flo

SINGLE HOUSE CAT

Location: cattery

Flo is a petite and charming 4 year old Scottish Fold cat looking for a home as a pampered house cat.


Flo came into RSPCA after her owner became ill and was unable to look after her. Flo had been used for breeding and had developed a number of health complaints that had gone untreated. She was severely underweight, flea infested, had severe ear mites, an upper respiratory infection and needed a scale and polish on her teeth. When Flo was neutered was also found to have a pyometra which is a life-threatening infection of her womb. To cap it all off, the vets found swelling on her rear right ankle. They xrayed both back legs and found boney changes to both the back feet as a result of her unique breed that creates inherit bone deficiencies. The vet advises that the changes are stable but in later life she is likely going to need anti-inflammatories as arthritis sets in with old age. Thankfully the xray of chest taken and all clear and she is not in discomfort now. Nine weeks later, and after extensive and expensive treatment, she is ready to find a new home.

Because of her history, and because she is a Scottish Fold breed, Flo has a number of ongoing health problems. For this reason we are looking for an adopter who has experience of caring for a cat with medical needs. Any potential owner must be willing to seek medical treatment with any flair ups of flu in the future as we believe she may be a carrier of the flu virus. She will need her ears cleaning on a regular basis with a prescribed ear cleaner, due to the unique trait of the folded ears making them predisposed to waxy build up.  

Flo has also had digestive problems which have mostly been solved by feeding her with Royal Canin sensitive food diet. It may be that once she is settled in a permanent home it may be possible to wean her onto a standard diet but we cannot guarantee this. Flo will also need veterinary prescribed flea treatment to prevent any recurrence of ear mites.  

Despite everything that she has been through and her health problems, Flo adores human company and will happily sit on her foster carer's lap and even hitches a lift on their shoulders from time to time. She has obviously not had much experience of being played with and is just starting to understand the entertainment that cat toys can offer! Flo is a chatty young lady and always greets foster carer when he gets in from work. Flo ideally would like an environment where she can get the maximum fuss and attention where there are plenty of laps she can sit on and duvets she can snuggle under!

She's also fond of lounging on her foster carer's chest, lap, legs, anywhere really where she can be close. Because she is potentially a flu carrier Flo needs to live indoors  in a good sized home and be the only cat in the home. We are looking for a committed adopter with the financial means to attend to Flo's  needs and not just take her on because she is a special breed. She will incur vet costs that won’t be covered by pet insurance and she will need a good-sized home to live in with plenty of things to keep her occupied. If you can give her the time, commitment and attention she needs then please get in touch. Flo has been neutered, vaccinated and microchipped. We know we are asking for a lot from Flo's adopters but we guarantee she is more than worth the extra tlc she needs and deserves. 

If you would like to adopt Flo contact us today! 

Email or call 0161 882 0680.

 

 

 

Nik

FAMILY FRIENDLY

RESERVED

Location: cattery

Meet the new favourite resident of the cattery! Nik is approximately 3 years old and has come into our care after her owner had become overrun with strays taking residence at her home. When the numbers reached double figures the vet bills became unaffordable and so they rightly reached out for our help.  

As Nik was previously a stray we know little about her history, but it doesn't really matter because her personality is just amazing. In the cattery our cat socialisers say:  

Nik is a lovely cat who calls for attention. Once you sit down with her she then jumps straight onto your lap. Nik doesn't like it when you attempt to leave her pen and will gently paw at  you if she thinks you're leaving.  

Nik is a gorgeous cat who really loves a cheek rub and a fuss and will shower you with headbutts to demonstrate her gratitude.  you with love. When she gets really carried away those butts can be quite forceful!  

Nik is looking for a home where she will be the centre of attention and the only cat. She will need a safe outdoor space to play out in once settled in. She will be suitable to live children of all ages due to her confidence and sweet nature.

If you would like to adopt Nik contact us today! 

Email or call 0161 882 0680.

 

 

 

 

Sanchez

SINGLE HOUSE CAT

Location: cattery

Sanchez is a gorgeous and totally hilarious grey and white tabby boy. Sanchez came into RSPCA care as an unneutered stray with numerous fight wounds. He had been abandoned by his former owners. Kind neighbours had continued to feed Sanchez but then called for our help when he developed some health problems that needed veterinary treatment. Unsurprisingly Sanchez was found to be FIV+ which means he needs to find a permanent home as a house cat so that he doesn't pass on the virus to other cats. FIV is not transmissible to humans or other animals except cats.  You can read more about FIV here: https://www.rspca.org.uk/adviceandwelfare/pets/cats/health/fiv 


Sanchez is currently living in a spacious foster home where there are primary aged children and a dog. Needless to say all of the humans love him and his quirky ways! Sanchez loves a cuddle and a fuss and is starting to show his playful side. His favourite game is to stick his head through the stair uprights and chase toys (or fingers) that a willing person provides. He also likes to run up and down the stairs so a home on several levels is a must. Sanchez has the sort of face that just makes you giggle. He looks like a big bruiser but is actually extremely soppy and affectionate. Sanchez has shown no interest in the outdoors and we believe this is because he is satisfied with the amount of company, space and attention that he is receiving in his foster home, so we are looking to replicate this in his forever home with adopters that have enough space and time to keep Sanchez happy.


Sanchez loves his grub and eats pretty much anything put in front of him. He could do with losing a little bit of weight but games involving him running up and down stairs should help with this. He will only use gritty litter so his adopters need to continue to provide this for him. Sanchez is around 3 years old and is neutered, vaccinated and microchipped.

If you would like to adopt Sanchez contact us today! 

Email or call 0161 882 0680.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Squirt & Twistan

POTENTIAL HOUSE CATS

Location: cattery

Twistan (male, white and black, 7 years old) and Squirt (female tortie,4.5 years old) have come into our care because their owner could no longer afford to look after the cats. These two adore each other and need to be rehomed with each other.


Twist is a very special cat. He is a back leg amputee. When he came into our care we were a little concerned about his walking so had him xrayed only to discover that he had a pin in the remaining back leg! That poor boy must have been in a terrible accident in the past but nowadays he gets along just fine and is used to going up and down stairs and is agile at getting in and out of litter trays, on to sofas etc. Sometimes he sits on his bottom with his remaining back leg out at a right angle, but that just makes him all the more characterful. 


Both have been previously kept indoors, but in their foster home they are showing every sign that they want to go out to play. Squirt is a perfectly healthy girl who has no reason to be kept indoors. She shows every interest of wanting to go out, sniffing the air at any open windows and staring out windows. It's Twist that seems especially keen to play out and spends hours each day staring out the patio windows in his foster home. Because of this we will consider rehoming them to a property that has a secure outside area, ideally an enclosed garden so Twist does not roam far but can have a roll on the grass and a sunbathe. 


They are a little wary of new faces at first but soon warm to you and then show their true colours. They are both really affectionate cats. Twist likes to sit next to you on the sofa whilst you rub his ears and Squirt loves a good fuss and an ear rub too. Twist usually monopolises his foster carer so two adults in the home would be perfect, but not essential.


With them being so affectionate you will have such loyal and loving companions. They always come running to greet their foster carer when they come home and wait (almost) patiently for the breakfast each morning at 8am. They have been fed a wet food only diet, and this needs to be maintained for Twist's health. 

Both Squirt and Twist have only lived with one adult and are not accustomed to noise. They do get spooked easily so a calm, relaxed home is a must. If you are looking for a ready-made cat family then please look no further than this adorable pair!

If you would like to adopt Squirt & Twistan contact us today! Email or call 0161 882 0680.