Welcome to the Wellington Cats Protection League

Finding loving new homes for Wellington’s homeless cats since 1982.

"We help if we can."

The shelter will be open to the public from 12 to 4 pm on weekends as usual but, to be on the safe side, with limited access. We still have cats being treated for ringworm (which can take 4 to 6 weeks to clear) and, because it is infectious, we are still limiting shelter access to only...

Donate to CPL

We exist because of the generosity of people just like you. If you are able to help out with our work, please click the Donate button below to make a donation.


Adopt a cat

We have loads of cats of all ages waiting for a loving forever home. Go on then, have a look at the cats we currently have available for adoption.

Meet our residents

How you can help

We're all volunteers and we all do this because we love cats. If you love cats too, then there are all sorts of ways for you to get involved.

See how you can help.