What we do

Through homing, neutering and other services, we support the welfare of cats and kittens in Richmond & Spelthorne.

Cats Protection is the UK’s leading feline welfare charity. At Richmond & Spelthorne Branch, we offer support services to help cats and kittens in the local community, covering postcodes: TW1-TW5, TW7-16, TW18-19.
We’re a passionate, cat-loving team who work in Richmond-Upon-Thames and Spelthorne to deliver an ambitious national vision.

Cat adoption and rehoming in Richmond & Spelthorne

We look at everything from the cat’s personality and individual needs, to their potential new home environment and the lifestyle of their adopter, creating a perfect feline friendship between cat and owner. If you’re looking to adopt a cat in Richmond & Spelthorne, you can view our latest cats and kittens here.

If you are considering rehoming your cat in Richmond & Spelthorne, we’re here to help you through this process. We understand that giving up a cat is never an easy decision. Read the Cats Protection guide to help you decide if and when you should rehome your cat. If you’d like to speak to somebody about your situation, you can contact our branch on 0345 260 1642 or email info@richmond.cats.org.uk.


Getting your cat neutered is the best way to avoid unwanted litters of kittens. There are also many health benefits to neutering; it reduces fighting, injuries and vet bills and can stop your cat from straying too far from home. Find out more about neutering.

If you live in Richmond & Spelthorne and are hesitant about neutering your cat because of the price, don’t worry - we might be able to help with the cost. Please get in touch to find out if you are eligible for a voucher.

Trap, neuter and return (TNR) - We can also help with advice on feral cat situations and may be able to help with trapping and neutering.

Help and advice

Cats Protection offers a wealth of expert, vet-approved advice on all aspects of cat care and behaviour. If you have a question or concern about your cat, you’ll likely find the advice you need here. For anything not covered, or if you need personalised advice about a medical concern, we’d always recommend you speak to your vet in the first instance.
For any general Cats Protection enquiries, you can ring the National Information Line on: 03000 12 12 12.

If you need advice about rehoming or adopting a cat, neutering, or lost and found cats in Richmond-Upon-Thames and Spelthorne areas, you can ring us on 0345 260 1642 or contact us via our online form. Please note, we are a team of volunteers who receive a large number of enquiries. If we are unable to help you immediately, we will get back to you as soon as possible.

Lost or found a cat in Richmond & Spelthorne?

We’ll do everything we can to reunite you with your lost cat, or locate a found cat’s owner. Please send us an email to lostandfound@richmond.cats.org.uk and we will get in touch. 

Other services

As well as support with homing, neutering and expert advice, Cats Protection offers additional services including Cat Guardians: a free service allowing you to make plans for your cat should you pass away before them, Paws Protect: a cat fostering service for those fleeing domestic abuse, and an education site for the cat owners of the future, with interactive resources children can enjoy at school or home. Cats Protection also takes on vital campaign work to influence politicians and decision makers to create a better world for cats.