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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

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...

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...

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...

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 lurcher Joanna (Jojo) was into EVERYTHING when she arrived at our Hertfordshire centre.  This gorgeous four-year-old girl has a beautiful and permanent smile on her face, but struggled living in a kennel environment.Thankfully new owners Kirstie and Ben took this beauty home just three...

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...

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