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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

Athena
We recently received a lovely update from Jenny, the new owner of Athena, who adopted her in November last year. Here is what she had to say:“Athena has progressed so well since her major hip operation in January. After the initial 2 to 3 weeks, she started using her left hind leg most of the time...

Bruce
Bruce, a black lurcher, arrived at NAWT Berkshire from the pound in February 2019. At first he came across as a fairly relaxed boy with no worries.But then something changed, he became very protective of his room and he began to guard it against anyone who passed, including visitors, volunteers and...

Fiver the rabbit
Below is an update we received from the new owners of Fiver, a handsome rabbit who was recently rehomed from the Bedfordshire rescue centre:“Hello Hula team!Hope everyone is doing ok. Just wanted to send you a little update on Fiver (and his love life!) - after a very slow bonding process over many...

Muffin
Muffin is a one year old Bengal who arrived at NAWT in a very bad condition, weighing just 1.9kg. Her intestines were the worst the vet had ever seen. Tests suggested it’s likely her suffering was caused by malnutrition and dehydration.Her neglectful start in life meant that she would require...

Poppet
It’s no secret that pets make the best companions. During this awful pandemic, they have been a life line for many people who find themselves isolated from normal life.Poppet, a 10 year old Staffie, was rehomed last year to a wonderful lady who was eager for some canine companionship.Poppet is a...

Katie
Katie arrived in the care of the NAWT Clacton team with her kitten from the previous litter. She was heavily pregnant again already, so the animal carers made sure she felt as safe and comfortable as possible, ready to give birth safely.She gave birth to five happy and healthy little bundles of joy...

Luna and Harvey
Sadly the Coronavirus has stopped a great deal of things from going ahead, but it didn’t prevent a friendship blossoming between two homeless dogs.Luna arrived at the centre after being surrendered to the stray pound. Staff didn’t know anything about her past and, when she first came in, she was...

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