Lancashire Cat Rescue

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Event Cancellations

Posted by brilomax on March 25, 2020

We’re sure that it’ll come as no surprise that in view of the Corona Virus situation, we have had to cancel some forthcoming events.

We had booked a double stall at the Preston & Blackpool Cat Club Show which was to be held on Saturday 28th of March, the show has been cancelled.

Our Flea Markets on the 5th of April & on the 3rd of May have also been called off.

It is hoped that we will be able to go ahead with our Flea Market on the 20th of September, but it is by no means certain.

In the meantime we wish all our supporters good luck & good health in these trying times, please stay safe and hopefully we will soon see the back of Covid 19.

Best Wishes from; Brian, Christine, Dawn, Jenny, Sylvia & the cats in care.

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Flea Market Update

Posted by brilomax on March 16, 2020

8th March Flea Market

The weather was kinder to us last Sunday than it was in February and our visitor numbers were up. We made £1,060 thank you to everyone who made this possible. Our volunteers who give up their Sunday to man the stalls, those of you who donate items for us to sell and those who come on the day to support us.

We had a nasty incident where an aggressive customer attacked one of our regular stall holders. Many thanks to Paul and Dawn for swiftly dealing with the situation. Paul received a minor injury to his face but the customer was escorted from the premises by Dawn protesting all the way. Well Done the both of you, the police attended and the customer told he won’t be welcome in the future. I’m very proud of my daughter who didn’t hesitate to deal with the man who was much larger than her.

Thanks also to our many helpers on the stalls, in the foyer and in the kitchen who haven’t had a specific mention, we couldn’t do it without you. A big “thank you!” to you all.

We are always looking for volunteers to help on the day, can you spare a couple of hours? We have a very friendly group of volunteers but could always use a few more helping hands.

Could you bake some cakes for us?

Give us a call on 01772 750263 (preferably after 6pm any evening) if you would like to help in any way.

Needless to say we have now run out of good quality prizes for the Tombola and will need to collect many more prizes for our next Flea Market (Sunday 20th September).

So please keep the donations coming!

If you have any items to donate, please Tel Christine on 01772 750263 or Sylvia on 01772 716837.

Thank You So Much!    🙂

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Welcome to the Lancashire Cat Rescue Website

Posted by brilomax on February 20, 2020


What cats do in the litter tray when you’re not looking?

Lancashire Cat Rescue is run by small, but dedicated team of volunteers and is based in Preston, Lancashire, UK.

Please help Lancashire Cat Rescue to rescue and re-home cats in need by making an online donation, it’s easy just click on the “Donate” button to the right of this page.

Stray, sick, injured or abandoned. All cats are welcomed and cared for by Lancashire Cat Rescue before being found new homes with suitable adopters.

If you would like to help us by making a monthly donation by “standing order” then please Click Here!

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Posted by brilomax on January 22, 2020

Dinah, is a very pretty tabby girl found as a stray and was being fed by a lovely family who would have adopted her but their own cat would not accept her.

She is about two years old, she has tested negative for FIV/Felv, also she is neutered, vaccinated & micro-chipped.

If you live local to Preston, Lancashire, and would like to offer Dinah a home then please call us on 01772 750263. We insist on a minimum donation of £50 for our adult neutered cats, you will have to agree to keep her in at night and provide a litter tray.

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Coffee & Mince Pie Day Update

Posted by brilomax on December 12, 2019

Many thanks to everyone who came to our Coffee and Mince Pie Day on Saturday 7th December. We made £150 from the Tombola and gift stall and over £500 on the raffle. Thanks to everyone who came to help and to Georgina who fell in love with and gave a home to Billy.

Thank you to everyone who helped in anyway. We also received  lots of cat food for the cats over Xmas.

It was nice to catch up with old friends before Christmas.

Thanks to your continued support we are able to help cats in need.

Thanks to Jane & Jean for donating the Christmas Hampers for the raffle. The raffle has now been drawn and the winners are as follows;

1st Jackie Widdon – Xmas Hamper

2nd Angela McBride – Jaynes Xmas Hamper

3rd Pauline Fletcher – Cat Hamper

4th Alan Hackett – £25 M&S Voucher

5th Paul lowery – Lazy Cat Cafe Gift voucher for two

6th Shona McNeil – Chocolate Bouquet

7th Salma Johnson – Wash Cut & Blow @ Devine Hair & Beauty

8th Angela Crook – Pet Portrait Voucher

9th Sue Jackson – Eight cans of lager & 3 Yorkie bars

10th Earnest Ball – Tea for two at Cuerden Valley Park Cafe

11th B Rowell – Bottle of Pink gin

12th Sean Hearn – Bottle of Baileys

13th David Golden – Cat Quilt & Pillow

14th Jean Bamber – Pair of Mosney Mill Mugs

15th D Dunne – Knitted Doll

16th Jean Alcorn – Bottle of Merlot

17th Karen Pullen – No7 Make up Set

18th Tom Skupham – Bottle of Rioja

19th MT Davis – Bottle of Sevilla Gin


 Thanks for the generosity and support you have given us. We would like to wish you all a Very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year xxx

From all the volunteers, cats and kittens at Lancashire Cat Rescue.


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