Welcome to Cats Protection Wellington

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

"We help if we can."

The CPW shelter is open to the public at weekends again. From 12pm to 2pm, visits are by appointment only, so you can quietly meet the cat you’re most interested in. Call us on 04 389 9668. From 2pm to 4pm, we welcome visitors to the shelter so you can spend time with the cats and see...

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.