Katina Balson

October 2018

The Evolution of Pussies Galore Rescue


A clipping from a news article, 26 June 2004 If you didn’t already know, I have been running Pussies Galore Rescue for about 24 years. I can’t even begin to count the number of cats I have rescued and re-homed. I have rarely visited a vet clinic in [...]

The Evolution of Pussies Galore Rescue2018-10-07T14:32:06+00:00

September 2018

The Tale of Florence


Who remembers Mumma Florence and her kittens, The Twisted Sisters? Florence and her 3 deformed little girls arrived in our care almost 2 years ago, in November 16. They were extremely malnourished, neglected and abused. Florence weighed just over 2kg and her babies were about 4weeks old. They were minuscule [...]

The Tale of Florence2018-09-23T13:57:53+00:00

August 2018

The Unsung Heroes


There is a quiet, yet powerful force of unsung heroes operating as the animal saviours of our regions and cities. Some of the many kittens rescued by Pussies Galore Rescue They are the passionate few who give so much to rescue the little creatures in my city and [...]

The Unsung Heroes2018-09-18T16:09:10+00:00

The Nine Lives Myth


Cats do not have nine lives, that is something we can all agree on. But we've all heard the claim that they do. So where does this myth come from? The saying has been referenced for a long time. William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet has the character Mercutio referencing the nine lives [...]

The Nine Lives Myth2018-08-12T14:41:11+00:00

June 2018

Meet Alan & Lemmy


At the tender age of just 17 weeks, we had to save these two lovely brothers, Alan and Lemmy, not once but twice. They first came into care at 8 weeks old with their two siblings. They were an unwanted litter facing an uncertain future. The second time, through an [...]

Meet Alan & Lemmy2018-06-25T00:52:50+00:00

April 2018

How Do You Become A Crazy Cat Lady?


It kind of started as a tiny person who’s best friend and only sibling was a cat. At age 3, Nunu (Nunoo, the sound I believed a cat made) was my playmate and companion. There were a few more cats in my early childhood that I loved but the love [...]

How Do You Become A Crazy Cat Lady?2018-09-18T16:09:18+00:00

January 2015



Make booking Donate Cat Cuddle Café is Australia's first Cat Café run by rescue. The Cat Cuddle Café is Australia’s first Cat Café run by a rescue. Established by Pussies Galore Rescue, we have created a wonderful space for cat lovers to enjoy [...]