Positive news re treatment of deceased cats picked up by local council teams

Edinburgh Animal Welfare Connections (EAWC) is an informal gathering of like-minded organisations.  They meet regularly to share information about local animal welfare matters and campaigns. Lothian Cat Rescue is part of this group and we wanted to share some positive news with you in relation to one of the topics that EAWC has been working on recently, relating to the … Read More

Pets at Home VIP “Love to Give” winners!

We are thrilled to have been informed that Lothian Cat Rescue came  3rd in our area in a Pets at Home VIP Club’s ‘Love to Give’ campaign. This means we will receive £1,000 in cash, and £1,000 work of VIP lifelines!!! Thank you so much to everyone who gave us their support and of course to Pets at Home. We intend … Read More

All about the baking…..

Our Open Day events are always great fun, and they are made extra special by the amazing efforts that our hard-working team of bakers go to, ensuring that many a delicious delight is available for our guests. At our June Open Day, almost £470 was raised by the cakes and teas alone, so this really is a crucial part of … Read More

Open Pen Refurbished!

Thrilled to share the results of our recent Open Pen refurbishment, which now provides even better facilities for our groundscats. The pen now boasts 8 heated top box areas (only three before) and has been weatherproofed by the addition of removable perpex screens, allowing us to remove them when it’s dry and warm whilst keeping the pen dry and protected … Read More

LCR Greetings Cards now available!

By popular demand, we are thrilled to launch our own range of greetings cards, with all proceeds going straight to Lothian Cat Rescue.  Cards cost £3 for a pack of 6 (plus P&P if delivered).  Find out more, and how to get your cards here!

Ornaments, homewares, bric a brac needed!!

Three of our main annual fundraising events are fast approaching – the Meadows Festival on the weekend of 2nd June, and our shelter open days at the end of June and end of July. If you have any items that you would be willing to donate to us for sale we would be extremely grateful. We are particularly short of: … Read More

2018 Raffle tickets now available!

Tickets for our 2018 Raffle are now available. Tickets are being posted to individuals on our distribution list.  Please contact our shelter if you haven’t received tickets by 1st May 2018, and would like some sent out to you. The raffle will be drawn during our 29th July 2018 shelter Open Day at 3.30pm. 1st prize is £500, with other … Read More

Dog crates available for hire!

There are circumstances where a cat owner may need short-term use of a crate – cage rest following an operation for example.  Often this is for a short and finite time period and so the expense of purchasing a new crate may seem excessive. In these circumstances, we have a number of crates at our shelter and we are happy … Read More