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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

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...

Beautiful Beagle puppy Daisy ended up at our Hertfordshire centre at just six months old. Sadly her former owners were moving, and unable to take her with them.After just a few days at NAWT, this gorgeous girlie had been reserved, and was ready to have a second chance. Her new owners Tony and...

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...

Lovely two-year-old rabbits Georgie and Popcorn were handed over to our Hertfordshire centre after their former owner had a new baby, and sadly could no longer look after them.This gorgeous pair were in NAWT care for over a year, but found their forever home together at the start of September with...

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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