Isabella and Forest are approx two year old female cats. They came in as stray mothers with a litter of kittens each last Autumn. They had all been living stray in a car park in Woolwich. Isabella and Forest are slightly shy but are tame cats and must have been abandoned pets who because they were unneutered ended up getting pregnant and having kittens outdoors. Kind local people had been feeding the cats and their kittens and contacted us for assistance.
Isabella and Forest are seeking an adult home with a garden and cat flap. They are a little shy but friendly once they get to know you so will require a little patience initially.
UPDATE 8th OCT: Isabella and Forest were adopted in June but sadly a change in circumstances meant that their owners have had move house and could not take them with them so they have been returned to our care.
CORONAVIRUS COVID-19 SITUATION and cat adoptions.
Following Government Guidance our Homing Centres are closed to visitors but we are able to rescue and rehome cats whilst following regulations.
The coronavirus pandemic does mean that we have had to alter our usual homing procedures. Pre-coronavirus we would meet potential adopters in their homes (home visit) this was an informal visit to provide advice about caring for cats or kittens e.g health care, feeding, settling in and also an opportunity for us to feel reassured that you could provide a good home. We have replaced a physical home visit with a video call via What'sApp or similar to provide the same advice and so that you can also show us the cat relevant areas of your home e.g garden, location of a cat flap etc.
Following a successful home visit we now match cats and homes, you cannot visit cats or kittens in the rescue centre or our foster homes, instead we can provide photos and short video's of the cats and discuss them in more depth. If you wish to go ahead we deliver the cats / kittens to your home as a door step handover. Adoption paperwork is completed as far as possible in advance over the phone. You then adopt the cats or kittens on a trial adoption basis. Despite this being a new and unusual way to adopt cats we have so far found that adoptions are successful.
We are prioritising homes that are local to our centres. Lewisham Branch Homing catchment area: All SE London and BR (Bromley) postcodes. Also N.Kent (Welling, Bexley, Sidcup, Swanley, Dartford), Croydon and SW London (SW8, SW9, SW2, SW11, SW4, SW12, SW16) If you can offer a home to a 'harder to rehome' cat we will consider homes outside our usual rehoming areas.