2nd Chance Cat Rescue is a not‑for‑profit organisation dedicated to the re‑homing of abandoned, stray and surrendered kittens and cats in need of a loving home.

2nd Chance Cat Rescue is a registered Australian Charity and not‑for‑profit organisation run solely by volunteers in the south‑eastern and eastern suburbs of Melbourne. Started in July 2011 with the purpose of re‑homing de‑sexed, vaccinated and micro‑chipped cats and kittens to good homes. So far we have re-homed around 3000 cats and kittens.

If you are interested in adopting a cat or kitten from us, please fill out the adoption form.

Greeting Cards

Fundraising greeting cards now available to purchase online, all funds raised will go towards the cats and kittens in need during this years kitten season.

Find your purr‑fect match

All our cats and kittens are desexed, micro‑chipped, vaccinated, worm and flea treated. Are you ready to find your new fur‑ever friend?

Our cat ownership guide

Owning a cat is incredibly rewarding. We've put together a guide on how to be a responsible cat/kitten owner and how to care for your new family member's health and wellbeing.

New Fee Schedule for 2022

Due to rising vet costs, there will be some changes to 2nd Chance Cat Rescue's adoption fees. These fees now include FREE microchip change of ownership, ensuring that if your pet ever gets lost, they can be returned safely to you.

Adult & Mothers $200
Kittens (under 12 months) $300 with one vaccination $350 with two vaccinations

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