National Cat Day 2022: Where can I adopt a cat in Yorkshire? Here are the local cat rescue centers where you can save a cat’s life


Awareness Day was founded by Colleen Paige, a pet and family lifestyle expert, author, artist, conservationist and animal welfare advocate. She has also established many other national awareness days to save animals, including National Dog Day, National Puppy Day, National Pet Day, and National Wildlife Day.

The following cat rescue centers are mostly independently owned and cater to a variety of cat breeds.

A rescue kitten. (Photo credit: Frank Reid)

Cat rescue centers in Yorkshire

This rescue cat has 4.7 stars on Google with 242 reviews.

Address: Lower Pierce Close, Cross Roads, Keighley, BD22 9AQ.

Telephone number: 01535 647184

It has a 4.6 star rating on Google with 23 reviews.

Address: 14 Nydd Vale Road, Nydd Vale Terrace, Harrogate, HG1 5HA.

It has a 3.7 star rating on Google with 71 reviews.

Address: Shipley, BD18 3QN.

Telephone number: 0113 486 9770

Blue Cross Visitor Centre, Thirsk

It has a 4.5 star rating on Google with 139 reviews.

Address: Parklands, Station Road, Topcliffe, Thirsk, YO7 3SE.

Telephone number: 0300 777 1540

Cat Protection – York Adoption Center

It has a 4.7 star rating on Google with 34 reviews.

Address: 582 Huntington Road, Huntington, York, YO32 9QA.

Telephone number: 01904 760 356

It has a 4.5 star rating on Google with 172 reviews.

Address: 258 Allerton Road, Allerton, Bradford, BD15 7QX.

It has a 4.8 star rating on Google with 75 reviews.

Address: Summerfield Lodge, Moat Lane, Wickersley, Rotherham, S66 1DZ.

Telephone number: 01709 247777

Caring for Yorkshire and Humber Cats

It has a 4.7 star rating on Google with 58 reviews.

Address: York Road, Market Weighton, York, YO43 3EE.

Telephone number: 01430 872612

It has a 4.6 star rating on Google with 407 reviews.

Address: Bawtry, Doncaster, DN10 6QJ.

Telephone number: 01302 711330

Thornberry Animal Sanctuary

It has a 4.6 star rating on Google with 496 reviews.

Address: The Stables, Todwick Road, North Anston, Sheffield, S25 3SE.

Telephone number: 01909 564399

It has a 4.9 star rating on Google with 59 reviews.

Address: 27 Deneside Mount, Bradford, BD5 9QF.

It has a 4.6 star rating on Google with 26 reviews.

Address: Gatehouse Business Centre, Unit 24 Albert Street, Lockwood, Huddersfield, HD1 3QD.

Telephone number: 07421 082182