Meet Nemo

Nemo is a huge ginger tom searching for a patient owner to take him under their wing and help is confidence grow as big as he is. Nemo is not enjoying cattery life one bit and tends to hide away most of the day, but will accept brushes and sits on your lap once he trusts you. Nemo therefore needs a calm owner who appreciates that he will take his time to come out of his shell, but the benefits of gaining his trust will be well worth the wait for companionship. Ginger cats are known for their weird and wonderful personalities and it would be lovely for Nemo to get into a safe home as soon as possible so that he can be his true self. He would appreciate access to the outdoors after the settling period in an adult only home. If you would like to give this big lad a second chance then please enquire.
Breed: Domestic Short Hair
Age: Approximately 6 yrs
Sex: Male
Can live with dogs
Can't live with dogs
Can live with cats
Can't live with cats
Can live with children
Can't live with children
Not housetrained

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The adoption process

If you see an animal on our website that you are interested in adopting, you should fill out an Animal Enquiry form. This gives us more details about yourself and your lifestyle to make sure you are a good match for each other. If we get multiple requests for one animal, we will consider them all and choose the most suitable home to match it to a new owner. This will allow everyone interested a fair chance of adopting it
First meeting
If your application is successful, we will invite you for a first meeting. Here, you and the animal will meet each other and see how you get along. Following on from this, there may be more meetings and you can introduce other pets as required.
Home checks
Home checks are required for every dog before we set the adoption date. This was done physically pre-Covid but we now ask for videos and photos. We need to be sure the home environment is suitable for that dog and the garden is secure. If dogs/rabbits are going to live with other dogs/rabbits, we will arrange an introduction as previously mentioned.
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Every adoption is as unique as each animal. Please remember although sometimes it might seem like a lengthy process, we are doing this to make sure each animal is found the right home for their lifetime.
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