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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.

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Cat - Jelly Bean
Jelly Bean, a beautiful 2-year-old girl with lovely long fur, found it difficult to adjust to life in a cattery. Although she would come to the front of her pen to say hello to visitors, she would often get nervous and hiss at them.All Jelly Bean needed was a loving home, and after 2 months in our...

Cat - Biscuit
Felix is a 2-year-old male cat who came into the Watford centre in February 2019, as he was unable to move with his owners to their new home.Felix is blind, so being in new and unfamiliar surroundings was a big challenge for him, but he didn’t let this stop him living life to the fullest.

Dog - Tizer
A big beautiful rottweiler called Tizer was brought to our Watford centre by the local dog warden in April 2018.He was a friendly boy, who enjoyed nothing more than relaxing in the company of his favourite people, a perfect companion for a very lucky owner.Tizer was with us for just under 10 months...

Dog - Lurcher - Spring
Spring is a beautiful and happy lurcher who moved from Cornwall to the Watford centre in August 2018.After spending 7 months at the Watford centre, this friendly lady met her future family.Spring’s new family knew she was the right dog for them after their first visit, but due to a pre-booked trip...

Dog - Lexi
Lexi arrived at our Watford centre because she wasn’t getting along with the other dog in the home, but during her time at the centre, staff slowly worked on her confidence around other dogs.Lexi is a huge people dog and loves nothing more than cuddling with her favourite people!The day Lexi went...

Cat - Gizmo
Gizmo, a handsome 5-year-old kitty came to NAWT because, like many of our animals, his owners were unable to care for him any longer due to a change in their circumstances.Once someone gave Gizmo the chance to get to know him, they found him to be an affectionate cat who enjoyed a bit of fuss and...

Cat - Gael
Gael spent over 2 and a half years at our Watford centre waiting for the perfect home, she wanted to be the only pet in a home with adults or families with children aged 14 and over.She waited patiently, chatting to all who came to visit her until finally, her new family came to take her home!After...