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what we do...

Our primary aim is to reduce the number of stray cats and kittens living in Wanaka and the surrounding areas of the Upper Clutha.


Founded in August 2018, our work is undertaken by a small number of dedicated volunteers who care for these stray cats and kittens in their own homes.

Kittens and younger cats that are able to be socialised receive a vet consult, are neutered, vaccinated, microchipped and registered with New Zealand Companion Animal Register. These cats remain in foster care until adoption. 

Cats and older kittens that are unable to be socialised receive a vet consult, are neutered, vaccinated, ear-tipped for identification, and returned to their original location. This is in line with international Trap Neuter Return (TNR) practices.

thank you

Cat Rescue Wanaka gratefully acknowledges the support of the following organisations and local businesses....your support makes such a big difference to us.

local grants

local businesses

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