Welcome to Cats Protection Wellington

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

"We help if we can."

Under the Level 1 response to Covid-19, you may visit the shelter only by appointment. Have a look at our available cats, and if you want to meet any of them, ring us on 04 389 9668. If your call is not answered, leave a message and staff will get back to you as soon as possible. Please...

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 are 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.