Featured Animals

  • Play Margot

    Margot

  • Reserved Frodo, Tamera, Lulu, Ginge & S

    Frodo, Tamera, Lulu, Ginge & S

  • Rosie

    Rosie

  • Edwina

    Edwina

  • Zebedee And Dougal

    Zebedee And Dougal

  • Rehomed Charlie

    Charlie

  • Marni & Tippi

    Marni & Tippi

  • Barney & Freddy

    Barney & Freddy

  • Play Sidney

    Sidney

  • Bobby, Freddy And Harry

    Bobby, Freddy And Harry

  • Chickpea, Charlotte & Emily

    Chickpea, Charlotte & Emily

  • Snowball,Rosie,Meriot And Blos

    Snowball,Rosie,Meriot And Blos

  • Cockerels

    Cockerels

  • Geese

    Geese

  • Ducks

    Ducks

  • Chickens

    Chickens

Margot

I’m Margot, a pretty 3 year old female Staffie. I am really polite, I like making friends and going for strolls! Unfortunately I am not keen on other dogs and cannot live with cats. Children in the home need to be used to dogs and older. I’m a happy, waggy dog who likes being part of everything that is going on!

Reserved Frodo, Tamera, Lulu, Ginge & S

Frodo, Tamera, Lulu, Ginge & S

Meet Frodo (2 1/2 years), Tamera (3 yrs), Lulu (3 yrs), Ginge (3 yrs) and Suzie (2 yrs), a bonded herd of 5 very sweet and confident guinea pigs who will be rehomed together. Due to the size of the group, their set up will need to be a bit bigger than what is required for a pair.

Rosie

Rosie

My name is Rosie and I’m a busy 2 year old female mongrel (small/ medium, maybe Corgi cross?!). I’m a bit of a hunter and like chasing things so will need good control from owners to ensure I don’t get up to mischief!! I’m Ok with other dogs but not cats and children in the home need to be older.

Edwina

Edwina

My name is Edwina, I am a 10 months old female Schnauzer cross. I have been enjoying my training whilst in kennels, I am clever and like having plenty of activity to keep me from mischief! I’m lively and busy and will need an active home that can commit to continuing my training and ensure I am not bored! I am not suited to live with cats but I could maybe live with older children. I need continued training around other dogs to help develop my social skills. Please research my breed type, I have a big character and need support to continue my development.

Zebedee And Dougal

Zebedee And Dougal

Hi we are Zebedee and Dougal we are two neutered male rabbits around 3yrs 6months of age. We are confident and friendly and are brothers and best friends, so are looking for a loving forever home together.

Rehomed Charlie

Charlie

Hi, my name is Charlie and I am a very handsome 6 year old male. I came to Raystede as sadly my owner was moving and unable to take me. I am looking for an adult only home as I can be nervous but once I know you, I am extremely loving and affectionate and love to sit on your lap. I really enjoy lots of fuss but a quiet home would suit me best and without other pets. I would love a garden to explore and not be too near busy roads. I would be a lovely companion for someone as I have loads of love to give. I do prefer ladies. I love to play and I have a great personality. Could I be the cat for you? Love Charlie x

Marni & Tippi

Marni & Tippi

Hi, we are Marni & Tippi, brother and sister aged 10 1/2 years and we are looking for a home together. Our owner had to go into hosptial and sadly could no longer keep us. We have been here a little while hoping to find a loving home but so far, we have not been chosen. We are both really lovely cats, Tippi adores fuss and attention as do I once I get to know you. We also love each other very much and enjoy being together. We are looking for a home as the only cats and we do not like dogs. We could live with children but ideally they would need to be older (no under 5's please). We do enjoy going outside so we would love a garden to explore. We have so much love to give to the right home. Please consider us and we would love to go home very soon. We are gentle and calm cats and we would be very nice companions for someone. Please come and meet us. Love Marni & Tippi x

Barney & Freddy

Barney & Freddy

Hi, we are Barney and Freddy (brothers) aged 9 years old. Sadly, we were unhappy living with a dog so we are hoping to find a dog free forever home. We are both loving boys though I am more confident than Freddy. He likes women more than men. I am a lap cat and like a fuss. Freddy takes longer to get to know you but once he trusts you, he is also very loving. We both enjoy going outside so we do need a garden please. We may be ok with another cat but absolutely no dogs. If the home has children, they would need to be older as Freddy can be jumpy at times. Can you offer us a loving, forever home please? Love Barney & Freddy x

Sidney

My name is Sidney and I’m a handsome 5 year old male Lurcher. I can be a little shy but like making friends and having a run around! I like most other dogs but no cats thank you! I could live with older children and potential new owners should research my breed type.

Bobby, Freddy And Harry

Bobby, Freddy And Harry

Hello, we are Bobby, Harry and Freddy. We are 3 male rats of around 6-7 months of age. As we are a bonded group we need to be rehomed together. To find out about minimum requirements, see the rat information sheet on the Raystede website.

Chickpea, Charlotte & Emily

Chickpea, Charlotte & Emily

Hello, we are Chickpea, Charlotte and Emily. We are 3 fun loving female degus all around 5 months of age. As we are a bonded group, we need a loving home where we can stay together. To rehome us you will need to fit the Raystede minimum requirements which can be found on the Raystede website.

Snowball,Rosie,Meriot And Blos

Snowball,Rosie,Meriot And Blos

Hi we are a group of four female gerbils, we recently came to Raystede after being found abandoned in a car park with three males in a seperate cage. We are looking for a loving forever home together.

Cockerels

Cockerels

We are urgently seeking new homes for several different breeds of cockerels.We have Polish,Fizzle,Bantams and larger boys all waiting for the right homes.Please check with your neighbours and local council before re homing as they can be early morning crowers. Please contact Wendy Holford on 07985 998278 or customer services for more information.

Geese

Geese

From time to time we have geese looking for pet homes. Wendy, head of sanctuary would like to hear from you if you are able to offer a home. If nothing is available at the time, she will keep your name on file.

Ducks

Ducks

From time to time we have ducks looking for pet homes. Wendy, head of sanctuary would like to hear from you if you are able to offer a home. If nothing is available at the time, she will keep your name on file.

Chickens

Chickens

We now have lots of rescued ex commercial hens for re homing. All of which have been saved from going to slaughter they are only between 72-78 wks of age.Please contact us if you can offer any of these girls a free range home. We will also be taking in another 250-300 free range hens on 12th December.All of which will be looking new free range loving homes away from any predators and in return they will reward you with lovely fresh eggs every day. Wendy, head of Wildlife and fowl would like to hear from you if you are able to offer any of the girls a home. If nothing is available at the time, we will keep your name on file for any other hens that need our help.

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