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Ten Lives Op Shop in New Norfolk is an integral part of the Ten Lives organization, a self-funded animal welfare charity dedicated to caring for and rehoming unwanted cats and kittens in Southern Tasmania. The Op Shop plays a crucial role in raising funds to support the Cat Centre, where over 10,000 vet procedures are performed annually. Beyond its charitable mission, the Op Shop offers a unique shopping experience, inviting customers to discover hidden treasures, interact with adoptable cats, and learn about responsible cat ownership.

Founded over 70 years ago as the Tasmanian Animal Protection Society, Ten Lives has evolved into the largest dedicated cat shelter in Tasmania. Led by a voluntary Board and managed by Noel Hunt, the Centre is committed to providing a safe haven for cats in need. The organization’s vision of “Leadership for all things cats” drives its efforts to promote feline welfare, encourage responsible ownership, and foster a sense of community among cat lovers. With a team of dedicated staff and volunteers, Ten Lives continues to make a positive impact on the lives of cats and the local community.

By supporting Ten Lives Op Shop in New Norfolk, customers not only contribute to the welfare of cats but also help protect the environment and make a difference in the community. Whether you’re searching for a special item, looking to adopt a furry companion, or simply want to show your support, Ten Lives Op Shop welcomes all who share a passion for animal welfare and making a positive difference in the world.