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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Jessica

Jessica

DSH - female - 2 years and 5 months

TEENIE TINY JESSICA:

Jessica has experienced continual problems with her breathing following a bout of cat flu - as a result, she has been a regular visitor to her vet, and had to undergo antibiotic treatment and a couple of operations in order to try to resolve the issues. Unfortunately, her treatment is, and will be, ongoing until she is all better. The vet feels she's as good as she's going to get in her current environment (with lots of other cats about) and thinks she may well improve in a new home with less cats - possibly a cat that is allergic to other cats?? Anyway, for now she does have noisy breathing and it may or may not improve but we'd love her to find a home with a caring person willing to give her that chance.

Little Jessica wandered into our lives and we have been blessed with having her share her time with us. There was no sign of her Mum or siblings when she came up to us. She was starving. She enjoys dry food the most, but to give her a rounded diet, we get her to eat wet food as well. She's a big eater for such a little cat and doesn't seem very particular about what brand of food she eats. Currently she's on kitten food and she should be kept on this diet until she reaches an adult age. She'll probably remain looking like a young cat because of her little size.

Jessica has the most pretty sweet face. It's so petite.

Jessica has long little legs, and is a very small cat. She has grown since she's been with us, but I don't think that she will ever reach the size of an average cat.

She loves playing with other cats in our household, and because she is so tiny she's able to win most games of hide and seek because she knows she can slip into areas that others have no chance of ever fitting into. She's definitely got that game down to a fine art.

Although not currently a lap cat, it's probably only because she always seems to be on the move. She purrs and purrs when patted or picked up.

She is used to large dogs around her and isn't fazed at all by their presence.

Toys like a stick with a ribbon tied on the end is the sort of toy she loves the best. Plus she's highly excited with trying to catch a lazer light that is moved across the floor.

Jessica comes with her own designer cat carrier. I don't think I'll ever have the privilege of fostering such a tiny cat again so we've decided we should send the little girl off to her new home with her own classy cat carrier.

Jessica is microchipped, desexed and up to date with her vaccinations.

The vet fees associated with her treatment are large, and getting larger. Any contribution towards these would be very welcome.
Thank you*Thanks to Lorraine for fully sponsoring Jessica's vet fees to date. Her fees to date have now been covered.*

Jessica has been in foster care since 22 December 2020, for 1.6 years

Ollie

Ollie

Domestic short hair - male - 1 year and 5 months

This little kitten is a 6 month old orange and white domestic short hair cat.He loves to be pat and loves to cuddle. He can be a bit timid at first but once he gets to know you he loves to be in your company.

Ollie has been in foster care since 06 September 2021, for 11 months

Tabbygail

Tabbygail

DSH - female - 10 months

Tabbygail came into foster care at the tender age of 2.5 weeks, with her siblings Humphrey, QTPie and Truffles and was bottle fed the first few weeks in care.

Tabbygail is a truly funny, cheeky kitten - who can often be found chasing her tail in the bath tub; she also has the funniest growl when she gets fully into her play and she will run through her foster home growling at the world 😊 And Tabbygail is convinced the resident dogs are her play toys, even if the dogs aren’t to sure.

If her foster mum sits on the floor with criss-cross applesauce legs, Tabbygail will quickly assume her position curled up on her lap to be part of whatever is about to happen.

Tabbygail is an adventurous kitten, and often tries to sneak out the back yard when the door opens - so her foster mum has allowed her supervised play time to climb the tree and romp through the long grass.

Tabbygail has been raised with other foster kittens, as well as the resident cats, dogs and bunny and she happily co-habits with them all. While Tabbygail has access outside via a cat run in her foster home, she is looking for forever family that can offer her the protection of growing up inside (or safe outside access).

Tabbygail has been desexed, had all her kitten vaccinations and is litter trained and will be up to date with her parasite protection - Tabbygail is ready for adoption now.

As we receive a lot of enquiries for our kittens, please include relevant details about yourself and your home/other pets, to be considered.

If you are renting, please ensure that you have approval for a cat BEFORE you lodge interest.

You must be over 18yrs old and an Australian citizen or Permanent Resident to adopt an animal from DCH.

Tabbygail has been in foster care since 19 October 2021, for 9 months

Joey

Joey

DSH - male - 9 months and 4 weeks

Joey is now “On Hold” for Adoption! 😻

Joey and his 3 x siblings, came into DCH care on 21st October 2021, after being handed in to Campbelltown Pound as orphans when they were about 3 days old. Joey is the sole survivor of his litter, with all kittens having some form of physical deformity - most likely as their mum was sick when pregnant.

Joey was bottle-fed and has been handled and around people since he was born, so he does love people... once he is comfortable with you.

Joey is a lot like a cat-dog who follows you around, sits with you, headbutts for attention and sniffs everything (really loudly!). Joey has been vet checked and cleared of any major issue (FIP, FIV, FeLV) but his body does look a little different as he has a congenital defect, and is missing muscle/tendon behind his shoulder blades. This condition does not require any treatment or medication.

Although he is definitely not a graceful mover, and can be clumsy when jumping or getting down from heights, nothing seems to slow him down. He does get a little jealous of his foster siblings but has also tried to make friends with our 2 x older resident cats. Recently, Joey has also decided he likes cat-friendly dogs, too!

If you are interested, please come and meet Joey. He is initially a little shy but he will absolutely thrive with individual attention. Joey will be a perfect companion for someone out there.

Joey is litter-trained and is currently being socialised in my home. He is a little bit of a scaredy-cat! Joey is currently eating Royal Canin Kitten Dry & Advance Kitten Wet food, with lots of clean water always available.

The $225 adoption fee includes:

  • Microchipping,
  • Worming/flea-treatment,
  • Vaccination,
  • Desexing
  • So he lives his best and longest life, Joey must also be an INDOOR ONLY cat.

    Please use the "Send enquiry email" link below, if you have any questions or if you are interested in adopting Joey. PLEASE INCLUDE INFORMATION such as whether you own other pets, if you have a quieter or more chaotic household and any other relevant details.

    If you are renting, please ensure that you have approval for a cat BEFORE you lodge interest.

    You must be over 18 years old to adopt an animal, and, for a kitten, also be prepared to look after it for up to 20years! 😻

    Joey has been in foster care since 21 October 2021, for 9 months

    Momo

    Momo

    Domestic - female - 4 years and 10 months

    Momo is such a sweet kitty. She has a quirky personality and loves to follow you around to see what you are doing. She loves playing with bouncy toys and laser pointers and cardboard boxes!

    Sometimes she behaves like a dog and likes to roll around on the balcony or outside! She loves her supervised outside time and napping in the sun. If there is a sunny window no doubt Momo would be napping on it!

    She is very treat and food driven which is good for training. She loves to greet you when you come home with meows and rubs on your legs wanting pats. She also loves when you come home with groceries. She likes to see what goodies you got and if there are any for her!

    She eats whikas dry food in the mornings and wet food at night. Every now and then she will have chicken neck or some boiled chicken breast.

    If you're sitting in the loungeroom she'll sit with you, if you're going to bed she'll snuggle on the bed too. She loves a good cuddly soft blanket! She loves scratches especially behind the ears and under her chin. She'll always find a weird position to sleep in.

    Like with any new cat she will take a little bit of time to adjust. She is very keen to explore and play though. She doesn't like loud noises. Sometimes she will want to be left alone to do her own thing. She's not really a fan of fish. She prefers chicken or beef!

    She is litter box trained.
    She is currently desexed and fully vaccinated and will need her next vaccination in March 2022,

    Medical Notes:
    Momo has received an acne wash in the past for acne on her chin. No other known medical issues.

    She will be best suited to a home where she is the only cat in the home and where there are no young or noisy kids.

    This is an assisted rehoming / Private Listing.

    Located in Eastwood, NSW

    Muffin

    Muffin

    Domestic Long Hair - male - 7 months and 1 weeks

    Sponsorship required: Muffin has a Grade 4/5 heart murmur and needs an ultrasound to determine what is causing it which will cost $1000.

    Muffin has been diagnosed with a heart murmur which means he will require quarterly check ups at the vet and may have to be on regular medication when he is older. He is a sweet, beautuful boy who is deserving of his own special family. Muffin plays and runs just like any other kitten. He loves to be cuddled and kissed and has the most gorgeous long blue/grey coat. He would really thrive in a family of his own.

    Muffin has received his 1st and 2nd kitten vaccinations. He is microchipped and up to date with his flea and worm treatment. Muffin is eating Royal Canin Mother and Babycat dry food and uses crystal cat litter.

    Please ring or text his carer if you are interested in adopting Muffin, and are able to provide for any special needs he may require in the future.

    Muffin has been in foster care since 11 February 2022, for 5 months

    Angel

    Angel

    Domestic Short Hair - female - 8 months

    Angel is a quiet and gentle little kitten, who once comfortable with her humans is affectionate and friendly. Angel has a gorgeous and wonderfully soft black and white coat and a beautiful personality to match. Angel is happy to sleep on the end of her foster mums bed of an evening, but she knows when it is breakfast time as Angel is very food motivated :)

    Angel will truly be the companion of your dreams and she will love you to death. She is a very gentle cat and could live happily among other animals or children. Angel is such a sweetheart and will continue to grow into an even more amazing cat.

    Angel has been raised with other foster kittens, as well as the resident cats, dogs and bunny and she happily co-habits with them all. While Angel has access outside via a cat run in her foster home, she is looking for forever family that can offer her the protection of growing up inside (or safety outside access).

    Angel has been desexed, had her first 2 kitten vaccinations and is litter trained and will be up to date with her parasite protection - Angel is ready for adoption now.

    As we receive a lot of enquiries for our kittens, please include relevant details about yourself and your home/other pets, to be considered.

    If you are renting, please ensure that you have approval for a cat BEFORE you lodge interest.

    You must be over 18yrs old and an Australian citizen or Permanent Resident to adopt an animal from DCH.

    Angel has been in foster care since 17 February 2022, for 5 months

    Harlow

    Harlow

    DSH - male - 8 months and 3 weeks

    Harlow is a big boy, and while quite shy on first meeting once he is comfortable he is such a sweety and rampages through the house. Harlow was rescued from a community cat colony, and was sick when he first came into care and as such he was wary on meeting new people and situations.

    When he moved in with his foster carer, he hid for the first 2 days and even day three while he would let you pat him he was very wary. Imagine his foster mums suprise when she woke up in the middle of the night to Harlow drapped across her throat sleeping. While Harlow came out of his shell, he is very independent during the day and happy to lie in the sun in the cat enclosure, but at night he quickly snuggles up to his foster mum for the night.

    Now that Harlow has settled into his foster home, he can usually be found asleep on his foster mums desk while she works from home, or sleeping in a sunny spot in the cat run. At night he is usually found snuggled up in bed seeking company.

    Although Harlow is a very affectionate kitten, he will need a special family that will let him be a scared and neurotic kitten for the first 2-3 days in his new home, but once he is comfortable it is like little switch is flicked and he is affectionate, funny and so so snuggly.

    Harlow has been raised with other foster kittens, as well as the resident cats, dogs and bunny and he happily co-habits with them all. While Sushi has access outside via a cat run in his foster home, he is looking for forever family that can offer him the protection of growing up inside (or safety outside access).

    Harlow has been desexed, had all his first 2 kitten vaccinations and is litter trained and will be up to date with her parasite protection - Harlow is ready for adoption now.

    As we receive a lot of enquiries for our kittens, please include relevant details about yourself and your home/other pets, to be considered.

    If you are renting, please ensure that you have approval for a cat BEFORE you lodge interest.

    You must be over 18yrs old and an Australian citizen or Permanent Resident to adopt an animal from DCH.

    Harlow has been in foster care since 17 March 2022, for 4 months

    Flash

    Flash

    DSH - male - 8 months

    Poor Flash came into care after being found during a storm in an industrial site. He arrived extremely skinny and sopping wet. He was found after meowing at strangers for help and so he found his way into care and he's blossomed into a healthy young man, full of beans and ready for his forever home to come along.

    Flash took about 24hrs to trust his foster family but he is the sort that will be a bit spooked by visitors. Once he gets to know you however his true, super friendly nature comes to the fore. He is an affectionate boy who is easy to handle but is generally more interested in playing than getting cuddles (although he will settle on your lap when it suits him so he's not always on the go). He isn't noisy unless he thinks his dinner is late and then he'll greet you with a little meow. He has a SUPER soft lovely tabby coat with spotted belly and he's quite the purrer when he's in a calmer mood.

    Flash is a go-getter so not suitable for small apartment living and while he currently lives with primary school age kids and is absolutely fine, it's the adults he tends to bond with most.

    Flash gets along really well with other cats and would probably enjoy another young cat to rumble with. He should be ok with dogs once he gets to know them too. He is a great all rounder and will make a wonderful addition to any family after a playful, sweet natured cat who is willing to allow him that initial period to settle into his new home.

    Flash has been in foster care since 19 March 2022, for 4 months

    Poppy

    Poppy

    Domestic Short Hair - female - 6 months and 4 weeks

    Poppy was found by a good Samaritan and handed into a vet clinic before finding her way into care with DCH. She is now looking for her furever home.

    Poppy has lots of energy and enjoys playing chase with her carer's resident kitty.

    When she's not racing around she enjoys settling down on her carer's lap for a cuddle or watching fish videos on YouTube although her screen time is being restricted as she's letting it interfere with her playtime.

    She is still hesitant when meeting people for the first time so a little patience will be needed when she moves to her new home.

    Poppy is vet checked, microchipped, vaccinated and desexed and is looking for a loving indoors only home to keep her safe and secure.

    Poppy has been in foster care since 26 March 2022, for 4 months