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This portal is a not for profit aggregator of charities that all aim to help neglected animals in Spain. We have started to vet the charities listed but have not vetted them all so recommend that you do your own research into the association that you are thinking of supporting financially or adopting a pet from.

Contact: please see the individual charities on our CHARITIES page.
Charities wanting to upload animals, go HERE.
For suggestions on how to improve the website, please contact Caroline & Mats Rennstam on info@adoptapet.es.

We are based in London but spend a lot of time in the Marina Alta region of Spain. We’ve been involved in supporting animal charities for everything from elephants to dolphins.

Please find some links to articles we found useful below.

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Shared experiences

Things to consider when adopting a cat.
https://www.hillspet.com/cat-care/new-pet-parent/cat-adoption-characteristics-to-consider

Acclimatising a new animal to your home
https://www.paws.org/library/cats/home-life/helping-your-cat-adjust/

If you are in the Costa Blanca region; you can e.g. get help from “Stephanie’s rescue mission”

Introducing your existing cat to a new cat
https://www.paws.org/library/cats/home-life/introducing-cat-to-cat/

Trap – Neuter -Release of Feral cats
There are a lot of feral cats in Spain, in our area they seem to do quite well and whether it is from the locals or from hunting appear to be reasonably well fed. So are they better off being left to live in the wild? We think so but here are 2 articles to help you decide for yourself.
https://www.petfinder.com/helping-pets/feral-cats/caring-for-feral-cats/

https://www.peta.org/about-peta/faq/what-is-petas-stance-on-programs-that-advocate-trapping-spaying-and-neutering-and-releasing-feral-cats/

Things to look out for in Nature in SpainĀ 

http://www.practicalspain.com/Wildlife.htm

Travelling with Pets

https://www.justlanded.co.uk/english/Spain/Articles/Moving/Pets-in-Spain

https://www.petairuk.com

http://www.airpets.com/export-quote/

https://www.brittany-ferries.co.uk/information/PETS-travel-scheme