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Animals in our care

Here, you can browse all the animals we have available for adoption, or click on the individual animal species you are looking for in the side menu.

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Camden

Camden

Domestic Short Hair - female - 5 years and 10 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 5 years

Tiny

Tiny

Mixed breed - mare - 15 years and 5 months

Tiny is a red roan, approx 13.3 hh.
She has been through a lot: starvation, abuse and neglect. Happily, she has blossomed in DCH's care, and will continue to gain trust in people in the right home.

Tiny has loads of personality! She is very smart and will learn quickly from a patient, kind and understanding handler. She can be a bit feisty in the paddock and is dominant with other horses and around food.

Tiny would suit an experienced home with someone who has time to do groundwork with her, she loves attention and being mentally challenged. 

Tiny has been in care for over a year. She requires an experienced home to further her education.

 

 

 

Tiny has been in foster care since 07 October 2018, for 2.9 years

Suri

Suri

Domestic Short Hair - female - 1 year and 5 months

Dear Suri was found after she gave birth to a litter of kittens when she was just a shy kitten herself. She nurtured them well, and they’ve all got furever homes. But - just as she was starting to learn to relax and accept affection herself - she developed ringworm and had to be isolated for several weeks from all but her carer.

Following her recovery and release from isolation, she now chooses to spend her time in our (large, escape-proof) garden, even at night, and – in the main – doesn’t want to be touched except by her carer, and even that with some reluctance.

She is never mean or scratchy; she is just extremely timid. She does enjoy spending time with one of her carer’s kittens.

Suri is still in need of her own furever home. She is low maintenance, but clearly needs to be safely outdoors within a cat proof enclosure, and with a family who understands she will never be a lap cat…. Are you that patient cat lover?

Please contact Suri's carer to arrange to visit her at her temporary home in Ermington.

Suri is microchipped, vaccinated and desexed, and is up to date with her flea and worm treatments, so she is ready to go.

Suri has been in foster care since 30 November 2020, for 9 months

Jessica

Jessica

DSH - female - 1 year and 7 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 8 months

Harley

Harley

shd - male - 8 months and 2 weeks

Harley came into care with his 4 siblings. Harley was born a stray, however since being in care has always welcomed a nice pat.
Harley is an ultra affectionate boy who loves to be patted. He is an outgoing boy who loves to play with his cat toys and siblings. Harley is a talkative boy and will meow, chirp and purr when he wants to be patted.
Harley has been microchipped, vaccinated, vet checked and desexed.
He needs a calm quiet house to live in.

His colouring is an unusual pale pink champagne with orange eyes darker than his coat.
Please contact for further inquiries.

Harley has been in foster care since 02 March 2021, for 6 months

Ash & Zac

Ash & Zac

Dsh - male - 3 years and 11 months

These gorgeous boys were adopted from DCH as bonded kittens in 2017, then age 2 months. 

Unfortunately, their mum has had to surrender them and DCH always takes back animals previously adopted from us - regardless of the circumstances. 

Zac (our ginger boy) was initially the more adventurous of the two, happily playing with his carer's resident kitty. Ash was a little more cautious but it didn't take too long for them both to settle into their new home and now they play and race around the house with the other foster kitties.

Whilst they may take a little bit of time to settle into a new home, a bit of patience and lots of love will be worth it. They are very affectionate boys and love to curl up close at night. Zac likes to curl up on a pillow and Ash tends to settle down on his carer's feet.

They are never far away when their carer settles on the couch for a night in watching TV and jostle for best position on her lap.

Monday to Friday they can often be found keeping their carer company while she's working, although they spend most of the time asleep on her desk. They'll often wake up and pay attention if they hear another voice during a meeting and then they want in on the chat letting everyone know what they think.

They enjoy a bit of time outside playing chase amongst the flowers but they need an outdoor space that is cat proof, they can't get out and other cats can't get in.

These boys would love a furever home together soon, so if you are looking for a couple of more mature kitties to join your family who like lots of attention but who are also happy to relax and laze around in a warm sunny spot these are the boys for you.

The boys are microchipped and desexed and are up to date with their vaccinations and flea and worming treatments.

Ash & Zac has been in foster care since 05 March 2021, for 6 months

Ricky and Penny

Ricky and Penny

Ricky: Cattle x Penny: Kelpie - mixed - 6 years and 8 months

Ricky (Cattle x) and Penny (Kelpie x Dachshund) came into care after their elderly owner had to move and could no longer keep them. They grew up on 5 acres and have been gradually adjusting to city life. After thinking they'd be OK rehomed separately, we realise they're a bonded - and quirky! - pair, and are best rehomed together.

Penny's a sweet, smart, quiet girl who's happy to hang out with you inside, or catch some sun by herself in the yard. She can be shy at first, but warms to you once she knows you, and reveals her playful streak.

Ricky's a sweet, clever boy, learns fast and is eager to please. He loves being with you, and will follow you round the house and sit at your feet when you're on the couch. Ricky is nervous meeting new people, but is very affectionate once he knows you, and loves a game of fetch or tug-of-war. They both love a morning play with each other.

Both dogs are strong on lead walks and would benefit from further lead training. They know basic commands like: 'sit', 'come', 'wait', 'on your
bed'.

OK around other dogs? Yes, controlled greetings have gone well

House trained? Yes

Exercise routine: 2 walks a day

Living arrangements: mostly inside, with regular access to outside. They're used to someone being home most of the day.

OK with kids? Would suggest older kids

OK with other animals? They react to cats on street walks but seem fine with birds that visit the yard.

Food Routine: A mix of dry food and tinned salmon for breakfast. Dry food and raw meat or wet food for dinner.

Ricky and Penny has been in foster care since 25 April 2021, for 4 months

Bentley

Bentley

Staffy x - male - 5 months

Bentley was found abandoned at a veterinary clinic when he was just six weeks old
He was severely malnourished and full of worms however he was still very trusting of people and loving life
Since he came into care he has never looked back. He has put on lots of weight and is ready to go to his forever home once all vet work has been completed
Bentley will need to go to a very very special family who will allow him to be an inside dog with access to a fenced yard
As his start to life has not been the best he needs someone to adopt him who can give him lots and lots of love for the rest of his life

Bentley has been in foster care since 23 June 2021, for 2 months

Lebron

Lebron

Labrador x staffy - male - 6 years and 8 months

If you are looking for a well behaved, obedient and toilet trained dog, then Lebron is the dog for you
Lebron came into care after being found as a stray. He was extremely thin with badly infected ears however he had the most trusting and loving temperament despite his condition
He sits and shakes hands as well as rolling over for lots of belly scratches. He has now had treatment for his ears as well as being desexed so he is now ready for his new home
If you are looking for a great dog then Lebron is a great choice

Lebron has been in foster care since 04 July 2021, for 2 months

Gryff

Gryff

Domestic Medium Hair - male - 2 months and 4 weeks

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No more enquiries, thank you.

Gryff and his brother Gromit were rescued from inside a suburban roof at Minto and came into DCH care at only 3 weeks old. They were initially very shy and scared and have taken weeks to become accustomed to being handled. Now they love the attention!

THESE BROTHERS ARE BONDED ARE MUST BE ADOPTED TOGETHER. They don't stray far from each other and cry out if one gets "lost" in another part of the house.

Gryff is the bigger of the brothers and a little cuddly sook! He loves a head scratch and belly rub, and will push Gromit out of the way to get attention. Gryff is also the first to disappear if there is an unknown noise but he is starting to become much more confident around the house.

Gryff & Gromit are very shy and ADOPTERS MUST BE PREPARED to win their trust over a few weeks (it won't happen instantly). It has taken me nearly a month but it was well worth the wait to see how affectionate and loving they have become - like my little shadows!

A quieter home with one or two adults (no children), would be perfect for these kittens to thrive. They are both getting used to friendly dogs and are coping well.

The $225 adoption fee includes microchipping, worming/flea-treatment, first vaccination (of 3), and desexing (booked in for 17/09/21). Gryff is also litter-trained and eating both wet and dry Royal Canin Kitten food, with lots of fresh, clean water.

Please use the "Send enquiry email" link below, if you have any questions or if you are interested in adopting Gryff & Gromit. 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.

Gryff has been in foster care since 10 July 2021, for 2 months