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Success Stories

Ask anyone who works or volunteers at the National Animal Welfare Trust and they will tell you the best part is when an animal in need leaves one of our centres to enjoy a new life in a loving home.

You can read some of our stories here and if you feel inspired to help us in our work, then there are many ways you can help.


Have a success story you would like to share? 

Email an update and photos of an animal you've rehomed from NAWT to headoffice@nawt.org.uk

Some of you may remember gorgeous black and white cat Tinker - who was born at our Clacton centre over two years ago.His mum came in as a pregnant stray in 2015, and gave birth to a litter of healthy kittens. Once they were old enough to be without their mum, the majority of the kittens were soon...

After nine years at the National Animal Welfare Trust, a sweet lurcher has finally been taken home.Mole arrived at the NAWT Cornwall centre when he was a six-month-old puppy, in need of a loving family. Sadly for the next nine years, he waited.The beautiful black dog has spent almost his entire...

Sophie, who adopted her gorgeous black and white cat Harry last year is thrilled that he has become her best friend.Sophie and her parents rescued two cats from NAWT Hertfordshire when she was a child in 1994, so when she decided to get her own, she came back to us!In April last year, Sophie took...

Cat lover Amanda is sure that her moggy Brooklyn chose her – not the other way around.She explains: “I  visited the NAWT Hertfordshire cattery and she was hiding the first time I went near her.“The next minute, this beautiful black and white cat came out, tail up, whiskers and ears forward looking...

Tri-pawed Lola was taken to her forever home three years ago, and co-owner Sally has never looked back!Lola was taken to the Somerset centre after she was mauled by her previous owners dog, which is how she sadly lost her leg, Lola was rehabilitated and then put up for rehoming.“Lola is really...

Becca re-homed her beautiful cat Chelsea almost five years ago – and she’s thrilled she chose a rescue cat.“Chelsea must be around 10 now. She has relaxed, and she has become ever so loving over the years,” Becca explains.“I have seen her come from being shy and scared to being bold and craving...

Beautiful Staffordshire bull terrier Misty first came to our Hertfordshire centre as a stray in November 2016 – our staff had no information about her, but cared for her and she was soon ready to find a new home.Because of Misty’s loving nature, she was rehomed just a month later, to a family with...

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