Hi, I’m looking for a long haired cat to adopt or buy priced from £10 - £50. Preferably black, grey or white but doesn’t really matter what colour. Did have a cat for 6 years but unfortunately he crossed the rainbow bridge a year ago due to hit and run :( so I am looking to give my love to another cat that comes my way. Would love it if the cat is neutered I live in a quiet culdersack area in a dog free and loving home.
Safety Notice: NEVER send a payment or deposit online before viewing the Pet to confirm the advert is genuine. Read our Covid-19 safe buying guide.
Be extra cautious with online transactions!
We encourage you to read these guidelines before buying or adopting a cat.
Carry out the research so you have the necessary knowledge of the pet you are getting. Since owning a cat is a big commitment, you should research about the breed fully to make sure it fits your current lifestyle and budget.
Take time to visit the advertiser's home to confirm if they are genuine. Do not settle for online communications and photos. UK Pets does not verify the authenticity of all advertisers. The advertiser should allow you to personally see the kittens with their mother. If they keep on giving you excuses why you could not visit their home or the address stated in the advert is not the accurate and permanent location of the kitten, consider this a red flag.
Never pay anything online through money transfer companies especially if you have not personally visited the advertiser and seen the kitten, this includes deposit and delivery cost for the kitten. There is also no means to recover your money if issues arise. Before closing a deal, you must have signed a well-defined contract.
Ask for all the necessary documents such as GCCF, TICA or FIFe certificate and veterinary card. The kitten should have up-to-date vaccinations, as well as deworming and flea treatments. Genuine advertisers would also agree to refunds if health checks on the kitten confirm poor results.
The advertiser should only release the kittens when they are 8 weeks old or older. They should be responsible enough to know that separating the kitten from the mother earlier results in medical and behavioural issues.
Reading Time: 5 minutes
According to PDSA’s recent findings, 50% of UK adults own a pet, and 24% of those own a cat. PDSA has estimated that it is roughly equivalent to 10.9 million pet cats in the UK! With this in mind, you might be wondering – what are the most popular cat breeds out of them all?