ABOUT US

Too many cats and kittens end up in pounds and shelters where they are given limited if any time to find homes before being destroyed. MNCR aims to rescue as many of these cats and kittens as possible, provide them with veterinary care including desexing and any rehabilitation they may require, and find them loving families.

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Relax in the Cat Lounge

Come and spend a relaxing hour in 'The Cat Lounge' at Neko HQ.
 

We have soothing music, comfortable seating, and most importantly, plenty of beautiful cats to share your time with.

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Meet Our Team

Samantha, Director

B. Bus, Grad Dip of Law (Commercial Law)

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Samantha and Carl established Maneki Neko Cat Rescue in October 2012, after many years of private cat rescue and as foster carers for other rescue organisations.

After losing their beloved 'Mousey' from Myeloma in 2005, Samantha and Carl began taking in homeless cats.

They also began taking in cats in need of care, providing the required veterinary care and finding them loving homes.

Joanne, Director

B. Animal & Veterinary Science, Cert. II & III Animal Studies, Cert IV Veterinary Nursing

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Coming from a farming background Joanne grew up surrounded by animals and continues to be very passionate about their care and welfare. Her three cats; AJ, OJ and Ben were all hand-reared rescue kittens from the Manningham area.
She currently works full time as a Vet Nurse at Vets on Parker, one of Melbourne's leading veterinary clinics in Templestowe.

Carl,
Director

MBA

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Samantha and Carl established Maneki Neko Cat Rescue in October 2012, after many years of private cat rescue and as foster carers for other rescue organisations.

After losing their beloved 'Mousey' from Myeloma in 2005, Samantha and Carl began taking in homeless cats.

They also began taking in cats in need of care, providing the required veterinary care and finding them loving homes.