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About shropshire cat rescue

    We are based in Shrewsbury in Shropshire and provide for the surrounding area shelter, food and veterinary care for homeless, stray, abandoned and unwanted cats and kittens, and rehoming where possible. Shropshire Cat Rescue also helps feral cats wherever possible with veterinary care including neutering. We also educate the public on all aspects of health and welfare of cats and kittens.

Shropshire Cat Rescue

Community and education activities

We regularly welcome (when safe to do so) the local community to the shelter to see and experience first-hand the environment where our cats live and in some cases, freely roam. We are also committed to providing advice and education on all aspects of cat care and wellbeing. 

The Shropshire Cat Rescue Centre provides a wonderful visitor experience where you can meet and greet our feline residents and learn all about the work of the charity and the care and services we provide to cats in need in the local area. 

We are also dedicated to supporting the public to learn more about all aspects of cat care and use our social media channels as well as face to face events to provide vital cat wellbeing education advice.


We cover all elements of cat welfare from meeting cats’ welfare needs, tips on grooming, diet and exercise and preventive care through to how to identify stray cats and how fulfilling it can be to adopt cats.


We welcome veterinary students for placement, support youngsters on the Duke of Edinburgh award and we also have children’s Book Buddies which educates children on pet ownership. 

Shropshire Cat Rescue Retirement Village
Shropshire Cat Rescue Rehoming Pods

Words from a Patron

'As an animal lover, I’m honoured to be a Patron of Shropshire Cat Rescue. 

Marion and her team work so hard, making a difference to many, many creatures of all species … including humans. 


SCR is a remarkable organisation doing great work, and I’m proud to be part of it.’

Jim Hawkins


BBC Radio Shropshire


Our Mission

  • To provide shelter, veterinary care, compassion and understanding to stray, abandoned and unwanted cats.

  • To find permanent caring forever homes wherever possible and provide long-term care to elderly cats unable to be rehomed.

  • To educate the public on all aspects of cat welfare through workshops, information guides, work experience and visits to our wonderful centre.

  • To promote the positive impact animals,  in particular cats, have on our lives

Our Vision

  • To create an environment and community with cats and cat welfare at its heart. 

  • To create a regional understanding of how to best care for the health and welfare of feline friends 

  • To provide homeless cats with a safe haven for life 

  • To rehome cats and kittens and provide a destination for people and cats to come together

  • To educate the public on all aspects of cat wellbeing and provide an outstanding visitor experience

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