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Cats in our Care

These cats and kittens have been rescued from various pounds and shelters by volunteer foster carers who provide the cat with a safe haven until they can be permanently rehomed. Cats are located throughout Sydney, Australia.

Please note that descriptions of breed, age and size are given in good faith and are based on assessment of the cat's features, together with veterinary opinion. We cannot guarantee the age and breed of any cats listed.

All cats listed come desexed, vaccinated, wormed and microchipped.

Kittens will only be rehomed when over 8 weeks of age.

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Callie

Callie

Domestic Short Hair - female - 4 years and 9 months

Fuss-free independent gal.

If Destiny’s Child was writing a song about a cat, Independent Woman would be Callie’s anthem - she likes things on her own terms. Happy lying around doing her own thing, Callie is a fuss-free cat looking for a peaceful home to keep her safe and warm.

With a shy personality, Callie has been overlooked for some time - it’s hard for her to make a first impression when she’s hide-and-seek champion of the house!

That said, Callie adores other cats and would love a home with feline company. She might not be the snuggliest when it comes to humans, but Callie loves to cuddle up to her kitty friends and purr the night away on the couch.

With the nature of an older soul, Callie could be a great companion for an older person who is looking for some company and not necessarily a needy lap cat. Preferring to lie about in a sunny spot watching the world go by, Callie is fuss-free and low maintenance.

Ready to move in ASAP, we’d love to hear from you if Callie could call your place home.

Located in Quakers Hill NSW.

Callie has been in foster care since 19 February 2016, for 4.7 years

Camden

Camden

Domestic Short Hair - female - 4 years and 11 months

Camden has grown into a beautiful young adult with striking markings. Needing less attention now she is no longer a kitten, Camden may well fit in with a working person or couple, as easily as she could love an entire family.

Camden loves treats, and sleeping in her little pot with her baby beanie boo possum. She can be shy, but loves affection when she’s in the zone! She likes plenty of cuddles and loves to have a good belly rub, as well as playing, laying in the sun, and chasing things. Oh, and she has a great appetite.

Camden’s speciality is head butting and purring, and she really enjoys being with her human foster family. But, now she really would like to have her own family, so that in a short time this little girl can love you unconditionally.

Camden is already de-sexed, and is up to date on all her vet requirements.

If you’d like to arrange to meet Camden at her Narellan foster home, please contact her carer, Christine - on 0413 317 481.

Camden has been in foster care since 07 September 2016, for 4.1 years

Zac

Zac

DSH - male - 1 year and 7 months

This stunning boy, Zac, has grown up alongside other kittens since he came into our care. Well loved, they had their very own kitty pad to keep them safe from resident foster dogs, but perhaps missed out on the hustle and bustle of home life. The last of the three kittens, Zac has now moved to a different foster home to further develop his social skills and come out of his shell.

Zac is naturally a quiet, sweet and rather shy boy, who is nonetheless up for lots of pats and attention; it is likely he’ll become a real lap cat once he has his own humans with whom to form a permanent bond. He's still kittenish and playful, and has instigated and enjoys nose-touching interaction with the resident giant breed dogs…..and is always keen to explore new places and sounds, especially those out of bounds. He becomes vocal only around feeding time as Zac LOVES his food; this fondness for food has proved very useful to help him learn to trust and to settle, but he is still spooked by new sounds or any events out of routine.

Early days yet, Zac is still a ‘work in progress’, but knowing his two previous kitty pad-mates have moved happily into fabulous furever families, we are sure Zac will also love and flourish with the right family. We believe it could take 3-4 months for him to settle in, given the chance to understand and integrate with household routine. Assigning his own small area like a bathroom or shower recess, or even a large dog crate, at the outset for example, will allow him to be gently introduced to all the exciting (but spooky) new sights and sounds awaiting him. A house where he is an indoor-only kitty will also ensure he has room to explore without adventuring into the unknown beyond. We believe he is likely to thrive best in a relatively quiet environment.

Zac is vet checked, microchipped, fully vaccinated, desexed and comes with an extended trial period so he has time to truly settle in with his new family

Should you be interested in learning more about this unique, lovely, young man, or arranging to meet him at his foster home in Riverstone, please contact his carer, Megan.

Zac has been in foster care since 25 April 2020, for 5 months

Seb

Seb

DSH - male - 10 months and 1 week

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Seb, a beautiful ginger boy, with striking flash-like eyebrows, is a sibling of Oscar and Sammy whom we recently rehomed; our success encouraged us to bring him into our care to secure his furever home too.

A typical kitten, Seb loves his sleep, his favourite spot during the day is on his cushion in front of the window, dozing in the sun or watching the world go by.

When he’s not having a nap he’s very playful and loves to race around the house chasing his toys. We think Seb would benefit from being in a home with another playful kitty friend.

Seb can still be quite cautious when people are walking around but is getting better with that.

Like many cats he is still not comfortable with being picked up and cuddled but he’s very friendly and enjoys company. He loves a head scratch and a stroke and will cuddle up to his carer in bed, just to be close. He also makes the cutest little squeak when he wants to be noticed so at times there’s lots of squeaking to be heard.

Every evening at playtime with his carer he enjoys chasing and leaping around for his bouncy sponge balls and table tennis balls and he has lots of fun chasing anything that has a bell.

He also enjoys his treats and it’s become a bedtime routine after playtime for Seb to jump onto the bed waiting for his carer to bring the treats which he is happy to take from his carers hand.

We believe it is likely that Seb will take some time to settle into the routine of his new furever home - so may well suit experienced cat people, with lots of time and patience as well as lots of love to share. Their reward will be great.

Seb is an indoor-only kitty.

Seb has been microchipped, vaccinated and desexed, so is ready for his new home. He is located in Colyton.

If you are interested in learning more about or providing a home to this gorgeous boy, please contact his carer, Julie.

Seb has been in foster care since 26 June 2020, for 3 months

Tinkerbell

Tinkerbell

Domestic Short Hair - female - 8 years and 5 months

Tinkerbell was surrendered by her owners as they have moved into a small apartment that would not allow pets.

Tinkerbell is 8 years old and unfortunately we don't know much about her previous history.

She was surrendered at a vet clinic and has spent 2 weeks there and is now in care with us at DCH.

She has mild arthritis and is overweight but her blood work is all within normal limits. Her teeth are in good condition.

She is currently on a diet of Royal Canin Satiety kibble.

She shows affection and will rub around your feet and seek out attention but can also be a little grumpy at the same time. She has had a lot of change over the last few weeks so we think she will just take a few weeks to settle into a new environment and to learn to trust new people.

She is a lovely girl and deserves a beautiful new stable home. We think she will do best as an only cat in the home. She does need some space from time and time and affection is best when its on her terms.

If you think you can offer Tinkerbell a new home then please contact us.

Located in Potts Point

Tinkerbell has been in foster care since 01 August 2020, for 2 months

Sabrina

Sabrina

DSH - female - 3 years and 9 months

Sabrina came into care as a semi-feral who was living rough along side of at least 3 siblings. Baits were put out and subsequently 2 of her siblings were poisoned to death before a kind soul managed to catch her and ask DCH for help.

She is a beautiful torty coloured, short haired girl. She's very small with tiny feet, tail and face. On her vet check and when she was desexed, the vet realized that she is not the under 1 year old kitten that we thought she was but is more likely a very small adult. Her age is an estimate.

Right from the start she's used the kitty litter tray without fail and is not fussy with her food.

Although she is still petrified, once you start patting her, she's very affectionate and leans into your hand and head butts you. But her first reaction is to hiss and strike at you. It's pretty hard to go from such a dangerous hard world and be able to trust. I am working hard at teaching her that she is safe now and that she deserves a loving home and family. She will need a family who are kind hearted and patient.

She has been desexed, microchipped, vet checked, vaccinated and has had dental work done. She is missing a few teeth possibly due to malnutrition but is currently having no trouble eating a varied diet of dry kibble, wet food, chicken etc... *Sabrina's additional dental work has come to $150 and we're seeking sponsorship to help cover this cost**thanks to Mary, Amy, Olena, S Camilleri and Shannon for sponsoring Sabrina's additional vet fees*

Sabrina has been in foster care since 03 August 2020, for 2 months

dawson

dawson

shd - male - 3 years and 1 month

Dawson is a lovely smoochie muscular boy. He's very verbal (chirps to you to ask for pats), loves to be brushed and enjoys sitting on the lounge with you in front of the tv. He's also expert at head butting you to encourage you to stroke him.

Dawson is very placid, and can be shy with new people to start off with, but he warmed to his new family quite quickly. This, despite coming into our care as a stray having been patted and fed by a soft hearted animal lover, so we suspect he has lived within a loving family in his earlier life.

He gets along fine with our resident cats but is still rather timid with our small dogs.

We believe Dawson would fit in happily with a quiet family who wants a real people pussycat, perhaps with another feline friend available... It may take a little time for him to settle in, but will be well worth your patience.

Dawson is vet checked, desexed and his vaccinations are up to date. He has also tested negative for Feline Aids. So, he's now raring to find his furever family to love and spoil him in return for his smooches.

If you would like to learn more about Dawson, or visit him at his Hoxton Park foster home, please contact his carer, Karen.

  • When he came into our care, poor Dawson visited the vet several times to resolve a case of conjunctivities, and to treat swollen foot pads which have now cleared up. Any contribution towards his vet expenses would be gratefully received.
  • dawson has been in foster care since 30 August 2020, for 1 month

    Potter

    Potter

    Domestic Short Hair - male - 3 months and 2 weeks

    Potter is a friendly and playful kitten with a beautiful nature.

    He is a curious boy who loves to explore his surroundings.

    While he can be a little timid at first, once he gets to know you he is a little rocket pocket that loves head rubs and kisses.

    Potter would make a great addition to any family he finds.

    Located in Marsden Park

    Potter has been in foster care since 06 October 2020, for 2 weeks

    Winter

    Winter

    Domestic - female - 1 year and 2 months

    Winter is a beautiful and very friendly cat who is looking for a loving forever home! She is approx 1 years old and was originally found as a street kitten.

    She is an exceptionally engaging and loving cat - very dog like but without all the maintenance! She likes to know what you are up to and sleep the day away next to you on the sofa (or by the chair if you work from home). She is truly the most affectionate cat I have come across - she LOVES to lick you and runs over to the door to greet you when you get home.

    She is not a noisy cat, and has a very sweet little "chirp" and a gorgeous sqeaky purr (which activates as soon as you pat her).

    She eats almost everything (not fussy on types of cat food) and is quite adventurous with human food (loves blueberries - chasing them and eating them!).

    She is very clean and tidy in her litter box, and is not a scratcher. So far she has not jumped on counters, and she does not disturb things or knock things over - very respectful little thing :-)

    Before coming into foster with me, she was rescued up by a kind lady who had three greyhounds - she was fine with this so could definitely live with the right dogs and likely other cats too.

    She enjoys meeting new people and loves to chill with you when you're home (she would like lots of chin scratches if you have time). When you're out, you can find her snoozing the day away in her favourite spots (currently under the desk or spread out on the sofa!).

    And she really is BEAUTIFUL (and knows it!) - she'd love to meet you soon!

    Winter has been in foster care since 20 October 2020, for 1 day

    Gucci

    Gucci

    Persian x Ragdoll - male - 3 years and 6 months

    I am looking for my new forever home.

    I have always been an indoor cat so am looking for a new indoor home.

    I am not a lap cat but I love to be in the same room as you. I love staring out the window, napping at the foot of the bed or on my scratching post.

    I enjoy getting brushed. I love dine treats.

    I would suit an adult only household.

    I will need my updated vaccinations done then I will be ready to be rehomed. I am also desexed and chipped.

    Gucci has been in foster care since 20 October 2020, for 1 day