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Adoption Criteria

  • Adopters must live within 20 miles of postcode area CR5. If you live more than 20 miles from us and are looking for a domestic cat or kitten, please look on for rescues nearer to your home.

  • Never have been banned from keeping animals  in any country.

  • Adopters must have permission from their landlord if they live in rented accommodation.

  • We do not rehome with children under 3 years old.

  • We do not rehome kittens to indoor-only homes.

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Search and Enquire

  • Search our website and social media pages for cats and kittens available for adoption. 

  • If your home and lifestyle matches a cat or kitten up for adoption, please complete our Adoption Inquiry Form below which aims to support us with making suitability decisions and matching our cats and kittens with the right homes.

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Adoption Inquiry Form

Property details Please note if your property is rented, written consent or agreement that states pets are allowed in your home is required. Evidence of this will be requested.
Does the property have a secure garden/outside area?
Do you currently have any pets living with you?
Have you ever been banned from keeping animals by any court of law in any country?

Your information: The information you have provided in this form will be used by The New Moon Rescue for the purposes of facilitating your enquiry or application to adopt. We will not use or share your your personal information for any other purpose without your prior consent.

Thank you for your adoption enquiry. Someone will be in touch shortly. If you don't hear anything, please check your spam or email us on

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We are committed to matching each cat's and kitten's needs with the right home. We will review your form and get in touch to discuss your adoption enquiry.


  • Once matched, all adoptions are subject to a homecheck and a donation of £90 per cat or £125 per kitten.

  • You will need to sign and agree to the terms in our adoption agreement.​


On leaving our care:

  • Cats and kittens are flea and worm treated. 

  • All kittens over four months old will be chipped and neutered. For kittens younger than this, it is the adopter’s responsibility to ensure the kitten is microchipped, neutered and vaccinated before allowing them outside.

  • Adopters can always contact us for support and advice.

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