Cats Available For Adoption

The perfect cat! The name Ace is associated with charismatic and courageous personalities. From the English word meaning “the highest rank”, it suits him well! … More Ace

A gentle, affectionate girl Teeki has been a big sister to a number of younger kittens and would probably benefit from the company of another … More Teeki

Majestic and beautiful Beautiful and playful and probably Sweetie’s sister, Pandee is a shy girl but so adorable. She will need time and patience, and … More Pandee

Curious and cuddly, a little shy Timid Babette will need patience and kindness.  This young girl enjoys tickles, cuddles and time will show what a … More Babette

Full of energy, Curious in nature Libellule may seem shy at first, but her curious nature causes her to keep an eye out to see … More Libellule

Simply gorgeous and adorable Dorothy was found at a parachute school, there for 3 months (!!) before the last volunteer to leave realised that no … More Dorothée

The sweetest girl, soft and calm Poor Aika was taken to the animal pound and never claimed by her owners. An old injury or infection … More Aika

Gorgeous playful gentle characters Somba and Sundew have grown up around cats so should be fine with others if introduced properly.They have been close to … More Somba and Sundew

Click on the cat photos to see individual details and – Please help them!  We have everything you need to welcome your new companion cat, on sale at our Adoption Centre (Carry baskets, litter trays, toys etc)

At the bottom of this page you will see the Certificat d’engagement which is obligatory for you to read, agree with and sign for every adoption.  Please print 2 copies and bring them with you the day of your rdv.

Appointments can be made up to 5 days in advance.

Chats du Quercy is delighted to present to you the magnificent cats and kittens available for adoption in our Cat Adoption Centres in Sauveterre la Lemance (47) and Miramont de Quercy(82).

Before finding new homes our cats are assessed daily by our cat behaviourist and receive weekly visits by our vet.  They are also:

  • Sterilised from 2 months of age
  • Identified by microchip(a legal obligation in France)
  • Vaccinated
  • Treated for parasites
  • Tested FIV/FeLV

Any donation you give is eligible for a 66% deduction on your French income tax
Our adoption fee is just 250€
We accept payment by card, cheque or cash.

Don’t forget that adopting from Chats du Quercy, and to help in tough times, you can pay the adoption fee in 5 monthly instalments, by cheque only. Your payment is a donation to the association and the work we carry out on a daily basis and has nothing to do with the actual expenses we have incurred, so it is deductible 66% against your French income taxes.

As always, for more information don’t hesitate to call us on 0563947397, our gorgeous abandoned cats are waiting for you.

You should understand that kittens take a lot of looking after, whereas an older cat, even a young adult, will be much more calm and easier to integrate, especially if you work all day or have no other animals.  At Chats du Quercy we always insist that 2 kittens are adopted together if you have no other cats.  Kittens before the age of 15/16 weeks need the company of other cats, and the education this gives.  Quite often, kittens raised only with human company develop behaviour problems as they know no limits between species.  These cats are the most often abandoned and the most difficult to place.

Chats du Quercy Adoption Centre is open by appointment during weekends, holidays and of course, during the week.

We now have a youtube channel “Chats du Quercy” where you can see videos of some of the cats in our care –
All of our kittens and cats are sterilised (from 2 months of age), vaccinated and microchipped (a legal obligation in France) before they leave us for their forever homes – just purrfect!!
Why not make an appointment today? You can reach us between the hours of 9h and 18h at our Adoption Centres call 0786597621 for 47500 Saueveterre la lemance and 0635918280 for 82190 Miramont de Quercy

Chats du Quercy is unique in France. To our knowledge there is no other Rescue Centre dedicated solely to abandoned cats in FRANCE.
Every year we help on average 500 cats and kittens

With every adoption you will receive

  • An adoption kit including a sachet food
  • Advice sheets on how best to welcome your new companion.
  • For the two weeks that follow the adoption you have free medical treatment and advice if required with our vet.
  • Our cat behaviourist is also on hand to advise and help when needed.

You can follow us and our Quercy cats on our Facebook page –

We hope that you enjoy your photographic tour of Chats du Quercy, please realise that it is impossible to choose a cat or any other animal in this manner.

Before making your final decision, please consult adoption conditions inHow to adopt” .

Did you know that running Chats du Quercy Rescue Centre costs on average 17000€ per month?
The average cost to Chats du Quercy for each cat is 500€ – as an individual, this would cost you more than 800€.
Adoption fees serve a good purpose. The fees you pay to adopt are used in part to offset costs of caring, as well as the cost of vaccination, sterilisation, identification, etc.  Perhaps most importantly, adoption fees serve as a screening measure, designed to weed out would-be cat owners who are unwilling or unable to spend money on their pets. Someone who can’t spend on cat adoption fees is also unlikely to be able to pay for routine veterinary care or even food.
A few more figures that may enlighten you –
•    Chats du Quercy average monthly food bill is 1500€
– Chats du Quercy annual vaccination bill is 10000€
•    Chats du Quercy average monthly litter bill is 600€
•    Chats du Quercy spend almost 2000€ annually on flea and worm treatments

Before finding new homes,  our cats have received weekly visits by a qualified vet and are;

  • Identified by microchip
  • Neutered
  • Vaccinated
  • Treated for parasites
  • Placed under adoption contract

and depending on their age, they are also :

  • Tested for Feline aids (FIV) and Feline Leukaemia(FeLV)

Any donation you give to Chats du Quercy is eligible for a 66% deduction on your French income tax

To visit the cats for adoption, please call us to arrange an appointment on 0786597621 for 47500 Saueveterre la lemance and 0635918280 for 82190 Miramont de Quercy

The vet services supporting Chats du Quercy are excellent, contact us if you’d like their details.

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