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.
20232022202190 days
Rehomed:9 (+5)17 27 5 (+5)
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
2022 ... in review
Rescues, TNR, rehoming - cats in holes and kits in bowls - how did we do in '22?
We touched the lives of almost 100 cats in 2022 ... [read more]
Donate items, money, become a supporter, volunteer.
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
  • NEWS 2023 New Year Newsletter Welcome to our review of 2022, with me, Nick May, Director of NPO CATNIP. more
TNR: Trap Neuter Return.
Help us to help feral cats and reduce the street cat population in a humane way [ more ]

CATNIP has an active and ongoing TNR programme: