You're welcome to take a tour of our lovely cat shelter in Swanwick, in return for a donation of cat food or litter. To make an appointment, or to discuss rehoming one of our rescue cats, please get in touch using one of the methods below. We regret we are unable to rehome kittens under six months to homes where there is a child under five.

Opening hours: Visits by appointment only please. Tues-Sun (closed Mon), 11am-4pm. Volunteers 8am-6pm.
Call: 07941 806536.
Adoption fee: £75 (£20 deposit to reserve)
We also have a boarding cattery that helps support the rescue side of things, check out our beautiful cattery on and our fabulous reviews on

Submit your stories and pix

There are lots of lovely volunteers who help out at Woodland Nook, and we’re sure you all have lots of stories to tell!

Remember the time Lily (now Leo) fell off the Wendy House roof? Or perhaps two sworn feline enemies called a truce and curled up in bed together? Maybe Ceefur sat on your knee?

We want to hear from people who have adopted cats from Woodland Nook, too. How did your new family member settle in? Do they get on with your other pets? Have they had any adventures? 

Don't panic, you don't need to be a great writer – just a few lines to update us would be great. 

Please send your pix, too! And don’t forget to include your name. Submissions can be sent by clicking here.