Find the National Cat Centre

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Cats Protection's National Offices:

Cats Protection
National Cat Centre
Chelwood Gate
Haywards Heath
RH17 7TT

*RH17 7DE is for SatNav users. This will direct you to the correct site entrance.*

Tel: (Switchboard) 01825 741 900
Tel: (National Helpline) 03000 12 12 12


Reg Charity 203644 (England and Wales) and SC037711 (Scotland)

For larger groups arriving by coach, please phone in advance to arrange your visit.

*Latest News - Visitor Centre has now reopened! 

Opening hours:

Adoption centre:     Open 10am-4pm, Monday-Sunday.
Visitor Centre:     Open seven days a week, 10am - 4pm.
Admin offices:     Monday to Friday, 9am - 5pm
Helpline:     9am – 5pm Monday to Friday (excluding Bank Holidays)

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Employment opportunities

As the UK's largest feline welfare charity, Cats Protection employs around 500 staff throughout the UK.

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