The Stubbington Ark (RSPCA Solent Branch) Animal Shelter
174-176 Ranvilles Lane PO14 3EZ
Fareham, Hants GB
Tel 01329 667541
Fax 01329 665262

Cats For Adoption

Cats for Adoption

There are always dozens of cats in the shelter looking for a home, so it would be impossible to show them all. Below are some of our cats. Please do come and visit the shelter to meet more. If you do not find a suitable cat straight away, do keep coming back, as there are more cats up for homing every week.

SOOTY

Shelter Ref
No. 57

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Breed Domestic Short Hair
Date in 27/01/14
Age Adult
Sex Female Spayed
Reason for admittance Owner's health problems
To go with children Experienced children aged 8+ years
To go with other animals Only pet
Other information It took Sooty a good month or so to settle into the cattery but now she has settled she is very sweet and affectionate. She will quickly make friends with you, especailly if you offer her a tasty treat and then she will enjoy you giving her a gentle fuss. Sooty is looking for a quiet, calm home where she will be given time to settle.

 

CONKER

Shelter Ref
No. 355

Reserved

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Breed Domestic Short Hair
Date in 31/07/14
Age 6 Years
Sex Male Neutered
Reason for admittance No pet accommodation
To go with children Children aged 8+ years
To go with other animals Only pet
Other information Conker is a handsome boy who is very shy and wary initially, but is so affectionate and loving once he trusts you. He enjoys you making a fuss of him and has a really loud purr to prove it! Conker is very playful and likes to catch fishing rod toys. He is looking for a quiet, calm home where he can settle in at his own pace.

 

SMOKEY

Shelter Ref
No. 165

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Breed Domestic Short Hair
Date in 06/04/14
Age 3 years
Sex Male Neutered
Reason for admittance Moving to no pet accommodation
To go with children Children aged 10+ years
To go with other animals Only pet
Other information Smokey is a playful youngster who enjoys chasing after toys. He is friendly, but currently very wary of your intentions and swipes out if he feels unsure. We are building his confidence and trust by keeping handling to a minimum; only stroking him if he initiates contact. Smokey now really enjoys gentle fuss but needs an experienced owner who will continue to use this method to build his confidence further.

 

JASPER.

Shelter Ref
No. 70

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Breed Domestic Short Hair
Date in 11/02/14
Age 3 years
Sex Male Neutered
Reason for admittance Not good with new baby in home
To go with children Can live with children aged 10+ years
To go with other animals Only pet
Other information Jasper is looking for an experienced owner as he struggles to settle in new situations. He is a lovely boy however and really enjoys you playing with him, once he has settled and found his feet. He also likes having a fuss made of him, but he does have a strong independent side to him and he will let you know when he's had enough!

 

MISTY

Shelter Ref
No. 39

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Breed Domestic Long Hair
Date in 22/01/14
Age 5 years
Sex Female Spayed
Reason for admittance Child in home allergic
To go with children Experienced children aged 8+ years
To go with other animals Only pet
Other information Misty hates other cats so was very unhappy when she first arrived in the cattery! Now she's been moved to a large pen, away from so many other cats, she has started to relax and is not so stressed out. Misty now loves people spending time with her and is very affectionate. She is very active and playful and cannot wait until she has a garden where she can burn off her energy.

 

JENNY

Shelter Ref
No. 260

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Breed Domestic Short Hair
Date in 15/06/14
Age 10 1/2 years
Sex Female Spayed
Reason for admittance Owner in care home
To go with children Children aged 8+ years
To go with other animals Only pet
Other information Jenny is an independent older girl looking for a new home where she can spend her retirement years. She is a friendly girl who enjoys gentle fuss and attention but she will let you know when she's had enough!

 

EFFIE

Shelter Ref
No. 174
Reserved

 

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Breed Domestic Short Hair
Date in 11/04/14
Age 3 years
Sex Female Spayed
Reason for admittance Living in flat
To go with children Experienced children aged 8+ years
To go with other animals Only pet
Other information Poor Effie has been restricted to living in a flat for her 3 years of life and is now in desperate need to some outdoor stimulation. She is a very lively girl who loves being around people and loves to play. Because she has been under-stimulated she came into us highly strung and very re-active. However, she has calmed down dramatically and now loves affection. Effie should continue to improve in a home environment where she can have a gradual introduction to the outside world and have a 'no-pressure', for contact, experienced owner.

 

JESS

Shelter Ref
No. 354

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Breed Domestic Semi Long Hair
Date in 28/07/14
Age Adult
Sex Female Spayed
Reason for admittance Abandoned
To go with children Children aged 6+ years
To go with other animals Only pet
Other information Jess is a quiet girl who loves human company. She enjoys you making a fuss of her and will come to you when you call her. Jess is inquisitive and enjoys exploring her surroundings

 

SWEET

Shelter Ref
No. STR 188

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Breed Domestic Short Hair
Date in 14/06/14
Age 9 years
Sex Female
Reason for admittance Stray
To go with children Children aged 6+ years
To go with other animals Only pet
Other information Sweet is a lovely girl who will come to you when she wants fuss and attention. She enjoys time to herself to explore and do her own thing and after she's had a busy day she loves you company and affection!

 

MOLLY

Shelter Ref
No. 141

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Breed Domestic Short Hair
Date in 24/03/14
Age 10 years
Sex Female Spayed
Reason for admittance Owner unable to cope
To go with children Sensible children aged 8+ years
To go with other animals Only pet
Other information Molly is such a sweet and affectionate girl who hates her life in the cattery environment. It took her months to start to relax here but now she has she cannot get enough of our company and loves all the fuss she can get! Molly is looking for a quiet, calm home with an experienced owner as she will need plenty of time and space to settle.

 

STEWIE

Shelter Ref
No. 228

Reserved

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Breed Domestic Short Hair
Date in 15/05/14
Age 5 years
Sex Male Neutered
Reason for admittance Domestic Split
To go with children Children aged 7+ years
To go with other animals Can live with other animals
Other information Stewie was very nervous and unsure when he first arrived and it took him a few weeks to settle in and begin to trust us. His confidence continues to grow daily and he now loves having a fuss made of him and a lap to sit on. Stewie is very playful and enjoys chasing after toy mice! Stewie will need a calm new home whilst he settles and finds his feet.

 

BOB

Shelter Ref
No. STR 261

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Breed Domestic Short Hair
Date in 29/07/14
Age Adult
Sex Male
Reason for admittance Stray
To go with children Experienced children aged 10+ years
To go with animals Only pet
Other information Bob is a wary chap who will make friends with you quicker if you offer him a tasty treat! He dislikes being over handled and will nip if he feels threatened, however, if you allow him to initiate contact he loves you making a fuss of him and will headbutt you lots for attention. Bob is looking for a quiet, calm home where he will be given plenty of time to settle.

 

MARVIN

Shelter Ref
No. STR 142

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Breed Domestic Short Hair
Date in 08/05/14
Age Adult
Sex Neutered Male
Reason for admittance Stray
To go with children Sensible children aged 10+ years
To go with other animals Only pet
Other information This is Marvin, he came into us in May and he was very nervous and untrusting. It has taken him quite a while to settle and he has needed lots of encouragement and TLC for us to gain his trust. He's now coming on in leaps and bounds, he now enjoys gentle fuss and will head butt for attention. He is looking for an experienced new owner who will continue to build his confidence. It will take time for him to settle in a calm environment.

 

BERT

Shelter Ref
No. STR 257

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Breed Domestic Short Hair
Date in 27/07/14
Age Adult
Sex Male
Reason for admittance Stray
To go with children Can live with children aged 8+ years
To go with other animals Only pet
Other information Bert is an independent chap who loves to go off exploring, doing his own thing. He is desperate for a new home because of he hates other cats, so being surrounded by them all day is making him very stressed and frustrated. Bert is a friendly boy who will come to you when he wants lots of fuss and attention.

 

MEL

Shelter Ref
No. 301

Reserved
 

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Breed Domestic Short Hair
Date in 02/07/14
Age 8 years
Sex Female Spayed
Reason for admittance Owner moving into B & B
To go with children Gentle children aged 7+ years
To go with other animals Only pet
Other information Mel is a sweet girl, she is a quiet, calm cat who can be shy to begin with, but with a little encouragement she is very friendly and will come to you for gentle fuss, she even likes to sit on your lap. She will need to be given time to settle.

 

ARTHUR

Shelter Ref
No. 314

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Breed Domestic Short Hair
Date in 09/07/14
Age Young Adult
Sex Male Neutered
Reason for admittance Death of owner
To go with children Can live with all aged children
To go with other animals Only pet
Other information Arthur is a lovely friendly boy, who loves being picked up for cuddles! He is such an affectionate cat and is looking for a loving home where he will be given all the attention he craves. Arthur is also very nosy and inquisitive and loves to come out onto the cattery floor to explore. Arthur is very playful and string toys are his favourite.

 

FRAN

Shelter Ref
No. STR 230

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Breed Domestic Short Hair
Date in 07/07/14
Age Young Adult
Sex Female Spayed
Reason for admittance Stray
To go with children Children aged 5+ years who will understand Fran doesn't like being overhandled
To go with other animals Only pet, she doesn't like other animals
Other information Fran is a sweet girl, who can be a little shy to begin with, but with a quiet gentle approach she soon settles and enjoys having a fuss and a cuddle. Fran is alsovery playful and loves playing with feathers. She's also very nosey and loves to be out exploring different places. Fran doesn't like to be over handled and run and hide if she's not too sure what you are doing, however she is easily encouraged back for a cuddle.

 

TERENCE

Shelter Ref
No. STR 225

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Breed Domestic Semi Long Hair
Date in 03/07/14
Age Adult
Sex Male
Reason for admittance Stray
To go with children Experienced children aged 8+ years
To go with other animals Only pet
Other information Terence is a real character who is looking for an experienced owner who will continue to build his trust and confidence in perople. Terence is very wary andf unsure of people he doesn't know and it will take him a while to begin to trust. If you are too full on with him he becomes very defensive and reactive and will lash out, however if you are calm, quiet and gentle allowing him time to get to know you he is so loving and affectionate. Terence loves rolling around in cat nip and will even roll over for a belly rub once he is fully comfortable in you company.

 

APRIL

Shelter Ref
No. 325

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Breed Persian X
Date in 14/07/14
Age 7 years
Sex Female Spayed
Reason for admittance Messing in home (due to other cats)
To go with children Children aged 8+ years
To go with other animals Only pet
Other information April is a nervous girl who takes a while to settle into new environments. She is looking for a patient new family who won't rush her and who will allow her to initiate contact whilst she is learning to trust. Once she trusts you April loves fuss and will head butt for lots of attention. In her previous home April was messing around the house but we think this was because she was living with another cat as she always uses her litter tray here.