There are many ways you can support us.

  For further details on how you can make a difference, see below.


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Regular donations to our “Friends of the Sanctuary” account are hugely appreciated.

Every little bit helps but we do encourage a minimum of $20 a month, which will cover the feeding of one cat per month.

Regular or one off payments can be set up directly to our account:

Account:Taranaki Animal Protection Trust
Account No:15-3954-0509274-00
Reference:(Your Name)

To receive a receipt for your donation, please email


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We are always on the lookout for foster families to take care of our cats and kittens while they await their forever home.

If you are interested in learning more about fostering contact us.

If you’d like to get straight to it, download our foster application form and email it to


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We need helpers for all sorts of things, fostering cats or kittens, (especially over kitten season), rescuing abandoned cats, caring for colony cats and cats at our cat retreat.

Get in touch if you have any time to spare - we have a variety of volunteering opportunities to suit everyone from washing laundry to cuddling kittens. 


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Support our fundraising events or perhaps even do your own fundraising!

Keep an eye on our Facebook page and remember to invite your friends along.

We are always looking for people to help with fundraising events and other activities. 


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Sometimes we have animals that need more specialist care.

Sponsors can name their animal, visit them and we will keep you up to date with their progress.


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We welcome donations of the following items:

  • Quality canned or dried cat or dog food & food bowls
  • Towels, fleece blankets, pet beds & houses, heating pads
  • Toys, collars, harnesses, leashes & grooming supplies
  • Paper towels, laundry detergent, fabric softener, bleach, rubbish bags, mops, brooms & sponges
  • Pet crates & carriers
  • Kitty litter & litter trays