Links to Rescue Organizations

KittyCat Rehoming

KittyCat Rehoming is a cat rescue & charity with a passion to rehabilitate, socialise and rehome wild, stray and abandoned kittens & cats in the Wairarapa area.

Base: Wairarapa, Upper Hutt

Facebook: KittyCat Rehoming

Pōneke Ngeru Rescue

Pōneke Ngeru rescue aims to desex, vaccinate and microchip kittens and cats from all walks of life, whether they’re born in a home or were raised wild.
We are all dedicated cat lovers and have all opened our homes to lots of kitties.
Our main priority is to get kittens in to Rescue Organizations and Shelters, we are here when these places reach capacity, this is all done out of our pockets, hence the higher adoption cost.

Base: Island Bay, Wellington

Facebook: Pōneke Ngeru Rescue


Cat Protection Wellington

Founded in 1982, Cats Protection Wellington (CPW) as been helping cats find their forever homes for decades.
CPW has a dedicated shelter to care for Wellington cats needing new homes.

Base: Kingston, Wellington

Facebook: Cat Protection Wellington



FeralNation & Cat Rehabilitation

Feral Nation is a non-profit foster-based cat rescue with HQ in Roseneath, Wellington. We take in abandoned, unwanted, sick, and injured kittens and cats. Where possible we take in unhandleable kitties, the “feral” ones – the reason Feral Nation was started.

Base: Hataitai, Wellington

Facebook: Feral Nation



Loose Leash Cat Rescue

We want to help the Left Behind Cats, The Unsocialised Cats and the Gorge Colony Cats

Base: Newland, Wellington

Facebook: Loose Leash Cat Rescue


Forgotten Felines Foundation

We are group of local cat lovers who have been involved in cat rescue in different areas of the world and have now come together to help the cats of Kapiti Coast and nearby areas 

Base: Kapiti Coast

Facebook: Forgotten Felines Foundation


HUHA is NZ’s leading no kill shelter and is dedicated to teaching empathy to the community and providing shelter for those less fortunate animals that struggle to survive in today’s disposable culture. The sanctuaries are fun and interactive in many ways, designed to encourage our community to be proactive and take responsibility for the welfare of animals and the protection of our unique environment. HUHA actively works every day to find homes and foster care for a multitude of homeless, abandoned, seized and abused animals. We’re here to help you help animals.

Base: Otaki and Upper Hutt



Precious Paws Paradise Wanganui

I foster dumped, abandoned & unwanted cats & kittens, & find them furever loving homes

Base: Wanganui

Facebook: Precious Paws Paradise Wanganui


Outpawed is a NZ registered charity dedicated to the care and management of stray and feral cats in the Wellington region and the lower North Island, including Horowhenua/Manawatu. . They provide shelter for wild cats/kittens and aim to desex, socialise, vaccinate, microchip and find homes for as many of these cats as possible. They are also involved in TNR for cats that cannot be integrated into a household environment. Where TNR is necessary, cats are released into managed colonies where they are fed and monitored.

Base: Palmerston North



Kitten Inn

The Kitten Inn is a registered not for profit charitable trust based in Kelson, Lower Hutt. 

They take in unwanted pregnant cats, and kittens from throughout the Wellington region. We also regularly run discounted desexing programs to encourage and help people to responsibly desex their cats.

Base: Kelson, Lower Hutt