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Gavin’s Gala!- Get Your Tickets Now!

**Tickets On Sale Now - 100 only!!!**A big birthday bash hosted by the Just Cats Fundraising Committee to celebrate Just Cats mascot Gavin's 5th birthday and to raise much-needed funds for Just Cats Tasmania! Entry includes canapes, tasting plates, house made chocolates, drinks (including wine, beer and non-alcoholic beverages), competitions, the chance to win thousands…
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Rio Tinto Grant – Thankyou!

On Friday 17th of December, we were invited along to morning tea to accept a $2000 grant thanks from Bell Bay Aluminum - Rio Tinto. This grant application was for our Community Outreach Program where we desex cats for owners who are in a crisis situation.This program is something Just Cats has been helping with…
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Late Night Thursdays!

With so many people wanting to visit Just Cats who can’t make it on to see us during our open hours we have decided to assist you and open late on Thursdays, as a trial run. This means you can visit us between 11am and 7pm on Thursdays until further notice! Check out our Facebook…
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New Donation Point

We are immensely grateful to Woolworths in Wellington Street who have allowed us to place a donation basket in their store! And also so thankful to the generous donor who has given us the basket, how wonderful our supporters are 🙂 So next time you're shopping, if you could add just one small item to…
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Changes to opening hours

Sometimes a little reflection leads to some 'aha' moments! Our adoptions on Sundays *on paper* seem great, but that leaves those working at the shelter scratching their heads, as its their quietest day. Then we realised that those great numbers are coming from the off site adoption days, such as at kitten high teas, expos…
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Meet Snowflake!

****Celebrating that Snowflake has been adopted!**** Sometimes we love to highlight a cat who might be overlooked - so today, meet the lovely Snowflake with her very own video 🙂 Introducing SnowflakePosted by Just Cats Tasmania on Thursday, 21 February 2019
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We Need Your Help!

There’s been so much happening for Just Cats over the past 6 months. It makes us feel worn out thinking about it. From gaining our State Government accreditation, winning our People’s Choice Award at the State Community Achievement Awards, to opening our new Shelter at Longford in November and our Council negotiations through December resulting in…
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52 New Cats in 3 Days! Help!

Just 3 days at our new location and 52 felines have arrived. Just Cats needs supplies at both locations, Longford or Mowbray For those on the North West Coast you can help by donating to Caroline Dare in Devonport. Wish List: CLEANING SUPPLIES SUCH ASPaper towel Toilet paper Antibacterial surface wipesWindow cleaner Dishwashing detergent Hand soapBleachCanisten antifungal washExtra large garbage bags…
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Blood Donor Gavin!

So proud of Gavin - He donated Blood today to help save the life of another cat. Lots of people don’t know that there are times Cats need blood transfusions ( I personally know this as I lost a cat once when she needed an urgent blood transfusion and we didn’t get a donor in…
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Extended Opening Hours!

With the success of the new shelter and an outpouring of public support we have decided to lengthen our weekend opening hours to give you an opportunity to spend more time with the cats! Saturday and Sunday, our doors will be open from 11am - 3pm, come along and say hello!
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Meet Luna This dear little 10 week old is having some health issues - there is a possibility that her diaphragm has ruptured which can be repaired however we won't know until after her ultra sound tomorrow If it's the case then she'll have surgery asap to fix it We are looking for donations to…
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The best Mayday update ever Let's share the whole story Mayday was a kitten born to a feral mother out on a farm, the owner decided it was time to trap them and desex mum and kittens and keep them on the property - very wise move. Mayday was one of the kittens and when…
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Just Cats Tasmania expands rescue program for domestic stray and unowned cats

The North, North West and Northern Midlands communities will benefit from an expanded program being developed by Just Cats Tasmania Inc. following a successful grant from the Tasmanian Community Fund (TCF). Just Cats President, Rachel Beech, said the new program would be important for the whole community as it will focus on reducing the domestic…
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The Just Cats Adoption Process

We pride ourselves on matching the right feline with the right family You may think a particular coloured cat or kitten is what you would like but perhaps the temperament isn't what you expect. Just by sending us a message we can't work out if the cat or kitten you are interested in is the…
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Just Cats Christmas Hours

Just Cats Christmas hours Friday 22nd December open 11 - 2pm Saturday 23rd December open 11 - 2pm Sunday - Xmas Eve - closed Monday - Xmas Day - closed Tuesday - Boxing Day - closed Wednesday closed as usual Thursday 28th open 11-2pm Normal hours from then! Have a safe, merry Christmas with your…
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Can you help?

Just Cats has just built a brand new shelter for our cats - now we're asking for a bit of help to raise funds for a heat pump/air conditioner to keep everyone comfortable!  Our GoFundMe page is here..... Your assistance is what keeps us going!
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Volunteers Needed!

Just Cats Tasmania has positions for volunteers available. Do you love cats, like spending time with them? If your answer is yes than we need your help! Each morning our volunteers help us by doing the following tasks * cleaning pens * changing kitty litters * preparing meals and feeding cats * socialising with cats…
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A busy October

It seems like time has whizzed past this month, with Just Cats favourite mascot Gavin travelling the state - he participated in the Mental Health Expo, the Launceston Show, Hobart Cat Show AND the Longford show.  He's done a great job raising the profile of Just Cats and helping cats less fortunate than himself (til…
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Building is underway!

The Building for Just Cats is coming along really well now - with the two back rooms going up first - hospital section and then quarantine - once this is sealed off we can move everyone out here in temporary pens while we knock down the existing building and add the adoption room to the…
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Help needed for Crystal

Help needed No one has claimed Crystal (as we call her) so we need donations to help us with her medical needs Crystal has had trauma to her joint and its fractured badly - she had surgery today after being sedated all of last night due to pain  She's still in hospital and will return…
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Safe Sex!

It's that time of year again where we ask that you think about your cats and desexing! Just Cats offers discounted desexing to those up North - this is the perfect time for you to book your cat in with us Here's some reasons why you should Desex your cats Firstly registered breeders have to…
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Temporary closure for construction!

Just Cats is open this weekend Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 11 till 2pm You will also find us (with Gavin) at The Warehouse Traders in Spreyton with kittens and cats for adoption on Saturday from 10 till 2pm And of course 4 kittens at Petstock So we have spread ourselves out for all of…
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Last week, after a busy week of adoptions followed by an amazingly successful adoption expo in Burnie....JustCats found themselves CATLESS! Of course, there are always more cats that need help - so what this really meant is that we were able to open our doors to help even more puddintats find their homes.  When you…
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Meet Forest….

forest needs a sponsor This little boy is so sweet and has been rehabilitated with Donna our amazing Foster carer who looks after all our special needs. Forest looks fine in these photos but sadly it seems his feral mother chewed off part of his back leg. This can happen when mum is stressed and…
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Happy cat adoption day today!

Such a beautiful story Bronte surrendered Deli last year when they moved - they took one cat with them as Delilah didn't cope well with the other cat the choice was made to find her a new home. In which she did! When Deli's new owner passed away and Deli arrived back here, Bronte saw…
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What a great little guy!

This is young Liam His birthday is this Thursday - last weekend he had his celebration party and knowing it was Gavin's Birthday he decided to share his Birthday money with Gavin. So Liam popped into the Shelter with a gift of Food for Gavin and his friends. Thanks so much Liam - you will…
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Great Day!

People came from far and wide to meet Gavin at the Hobart cat show.  And, to top it all off, while he was away, the shelter had a GREAT day! 4 cats left for new homes today with 5 adopted Citrus Tabitha Timon And a little ginger and white kitten Farewell lovely Citrus!
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Great with dogs and cats! Female Domestic Short Hair Looking for a place to call home Having said that, Annabel isn't great with kids - she's had a few experiences in her life that have made her decide that little people aren't her cup of tea. Shes a loving girl who needs to find her…
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Christmas Opening Hours

Just Cats Christmas period open hours Thursday 22nd - open from 11am till 2pm Friday 23rd - open 11am till 2pm and 5pm till 7pm Saturday 24th we are closed (available for early morning pickups of adopted kittens only) Sunday 25th - Closed Monday 26th - Closed Tuesday 27th - Closed Wednesday 28th - Closed…
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Have your pet’s photo taken with Santa

We are super excited to have Santa visiting Petstock again this year on Saturday 26th November from 10am – 5pm. Simply donate $5 at the counter & use your camera or phone to snap your pet’s photo with Santa! 100% of donations go to Just Cats to help pets in need this Christmas. is supporting.…
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2016 Cat & Kitten Expo December 4th

Come along to our Cat and Kitten Expo - this is a wonderful event with Just Cats cats and kittens looking for homes - perhaps you could find your new family member here. A number of pedigree cats and breeders will also be at the expo displaying different breeds of cats for the general public to gain…
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Thank you Petstock

Thanks to the amazing team at PETstock Launceston for inviting us to join their PETadopt program. Today we delivered our first cat to the new instore Kitty Condo, PC seems to have settled in nicely and we are hoping all of this additional exposure will help him find a new home very soon. PETstock PETadopt…
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Opening Hours

Monday   11am - 2pm Tuesday   11am - 2pm Wednesday   CLOSED Thursday   11am - 2pm Friday   11am - 2pm Saturday   11am - 2pm Sunday   11am - 2pm Appointments available outside these hours by phoning or texting 0412 581 672. Esk Lyn Rd Longford Found 6kms along Pateena Rd
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Last Month's Stats: February 2020 
Total Adoptions: 87
Total Incoming: 112
Total Cats and Kittens in Care at Month End: 282
Including 91 in foster care and 19 permanent fosters
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