Café Raystede will be closed from Monday 10 June for 4 weeks for kitchen refurbishment.

A limited menu of hot drinks and snacks will be available from the takeaway kiosk. We apologise for the inconvenience. All other areas of Raystede are open as usual.

Cat Neutering Week

We have limited appointments available; booking is essential

Book your cat in for neutering at Raystede

Tuesday 2, Wednesday 3, and Friday 5 July 2024


Tickets are limited to one cat per household.

Please attend the timeslot you have booked onto.

Cats must be at least 5 months of age.

We will be asking for a donation towards the cost of the surgery and medication as follows:

£20 for male cats ; £30 for female cats

Please note, you must be in receipt of one of the following benefits for your cat to qualify for this event:

  • Housing benefit
  • Pension Credit
  • Job Seeker's Allowance
  • Universal Credit

Please bring proof of this with you to your appointment.

Essential information


Your cat must be healthy. Our veterinary team will contact you prior to the event to discuss their background. Full instructions will be given to prepare for the neutering appointment. If your cat is registered with a veterinary practice we will need to contact them to request their veterinary history prior to your neutering appointment. Please ensure you notify your veterinary practice to give consent for them to share your details with us.

You will be required to collect your cat between 2pm and 3pm on the same day. We will let you know the collection time when you drop your cat off in the morning.

Please ensure your cat is in a secure carrier upon arrival.

If you are unable to make your appointment, please call us on 01825 705900 or email mdowding@raystede.org so that we can offer the appointment to someone else.

Essential information


Your cat must be healthy. Our veterinary team will contact you prior to the event to discuss their background. Full instructions will be given to prepare for the neutering appointment. If your cat is registered with a veterinary practice we will need to contact them to request their veterinary history prior to your neutering appointment. Please ensure you notify your veterinary practice to give consent for them to share your details with us.

You will be required to collect your cat between 2pm and 3pm on the same day. We will let you know the collection time when you drop your cat off in the morning.

Please ensure your cat is in a secure carrier upon arrival.

If you are unable to make your appointment, please call us on 01825 705900 or email mdowding@raystede.org so that we can offer the appointment to someone else.

This event is currently sold out.

Often there are cancellations and slots become available. If you would like to be added to the waiting list please email mdowding@raystede.org.

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When Topsy arrived with us, he was severely underweight and needed a lot of care. We couldn't help the amount of animals we do without your support. Please donate to help more animals get the care they deserve.

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