Raystede animal rescue centre and sanctuary, rehome animals whom have experienced abuse, neglect and abandonment, and provide sanctuary for wild animals in need. They care for over 2,000 animals per year, and rehome 1,000 animals annually, with land that stretches over 43 acres. They also provide sanctuary and a safe home for many more animals, with bats, owls, hedgehogs and more wild animals whom are in need of a safe haven, many of which are helped and then released back into the wild. Over the years since they began in the 1930's through one woman's vision, they have grown and developed, always keeping it their main aim to help animals in need and rehome them, provide sanctuary for animals and educate the public on how to properly care for their pets.
They rely on the donations of their supporters to continue their valuable work, educating people about animal care, housing, feeding and providing medical care for all of the beautiful animals, and find them loving new homes. They have hundreds of species of animal, including; cats and dogs, alpacas, wildlife and poultry, donkeys, sheep, tortoises, rabbits and loads more, all of which are dependent on the kindness and dedication of their staff and volunteers.
For more information about Raystede and the valuable work their staff and volunteers do, click here.