Available for adoption
Meet our cats
We are an Animal Welfare NPO based in Fukuoka, Japan more
Animals are currently in our care including TNR cats.
20222021Last 90 days
Rehomed:14 (+2)27 0 (+2)
Chip! Chop! & (waku)Chin!
NPO CATNIP animals are vaccinated, spay/neutered and microchipped before adoption. We have a modest rehoming charge of 20,000yen.  [ more ]
We are funded solely by
your support & donations
Appeal: launched 2021-08-31
Target: ¥71,197 [Raised ¥62,284 THANK YOU!]
Rescue and treatment of kitten injured when it climbed into the underside of a vehicle.
62,284 yen raised as of 2022-11-27
[Bon was rehomed on 2nd December 2021!]
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Adopt an animal from us!
Not in Japan permanently? You can still help!
Cats for the elderly.
Supported Rehoming and ...
What we do and how we spend your money.
Street cats: we have an active Trap Neuter Return programme.
Early Neutering - why it matters
Support cats while they are at the shelter.
  • NEWS CATNIP TNR Programme Catnip has commenced a TNR programme working with street and feral cats. more
  • NEWS Credit Card We can now accept assistance by credit card, via Stripe. more
  • NEWS Foster Families wanted! Help us socialise kittens by fostering them at your home. No long term commitment. more
  • NEWS TNR Tani Launch of a "community page" template to give instant feedback to the cat feeders in a community when we TNR a local animal. more
  • NEWS Photo and Video Contest Animal Fund Wannyan Photo and Video Contest more
TNR: Trap Neuter Return.
Help us to help feral cats and reduce the street cat population in a humane way [ more ]

CATNIP has done TNR in many areas around Fukuoka, and as far away as Nagasaki. Some projects are best done "below the radar" due to local sensitivities.
A few of our projects are below.