Success Stories


Hook, the rabbit, has been incredibly lucky.  He was found in the street and brought to the Shelter by a member of the public, after seemingly being hit by a car. He was taken straight to our on-site vets who diagnosed a shattered leg and the only option for saving Hook’s life was amputation. The […]

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Vinnie the bulldog came in to the Shelter in June and was an immediate hit! Great with people and dogs, Vinnie was a staff favourite as he helped socialise some of the other animals who were a bit unsure about kennel life. He was also a great companion for our corporate volunteer groups as we […]

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Tabitha (was Shauna)

“This is Tabitha (Shauna at the time) when she was Two and a Half (She’s Three and a Half now, it’s been a year since we gave her a new life) and at the Cheltenham Animal Shelter, her temporary home until she found some new loving owners- which turned out to be us. Our old […]

Beryl and biffy (2)
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Beryl & Biffy

“Having lost our beautiful rabbit we’d had for nearly 9 years we wanted a cuddly companion to fill the void; thanks to the shelter we found 2 in the form of Beryl & Biffy (now renamed Frank & Mary). They bring us so much joy. We love cuddling them, giving them strokes, watching them play […]

Frank adopted Poppy the hamster earlier in 2017
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Frank and his beloved Poppy You may remember Fundraiser Frank, who has climbed mountains and sold trading cards in support of the Shelter. Last time Frank visited us he met Poppy the hamster and adopted her. We’ve just received this email from young Frank with an update… “To James, Poppy is having loads of fun! […]

Flo (left) and Elvis (right)
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Elvis (was Shabba)

Flo and new best friend Elvis (on the right), adopted in late 2016 “We were on the look out for the 4th member of our family and a best friend to our Flo, so visited Cheltenham Animal Shelter just before Christmas and fell In love with the  gorgeous “Shabba”, now know as Elvis. Slightly rocky start […]