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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 three years at the National Animal Welfare Trust, sweet Staffordshire bull terrier Bessie has finally been taken home.Bessie first came to us in 2014. She was in need of a loving family but for the next three years, she waited, overlooked and alone.The beautiful girl was found and a stray and...

Dodger was re-homed by NAWT staff member, Elle, just over six months ago – and what an amazing six months they have been!The anxious little Staffordshire bull terrier who couldn't bare to walk down the car park without his favourite ball to carry, is gone!Since the day he arrived at his new home...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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