In their new homes
ANIMALS IN THEIR NEW HOMES
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We rehomed Sweety on Saturday and he is settling in ok so far (fingers crossed!)!
MILO & TOBY (Nikki's Kittens)
They are settling in very well, we all absolutely love them to bits! As you can tell, they've very much made themselves right at home!
Sorry it's taken me so long to get in touch.
We had bruce for 6 weeks and allready part of furniture . He gets on great with kids shame cant say the same about cats . He really is a great family addition and be lost without him allready
I thought anyone who remembers Barney might like to see how he's doing.On the negative side he still has a dodgy tummy in spite of special food and he is very wary of visitors. On the plus side he loves sitting on my lap and having a fuss made of him.He's started enjoying the garden in this good weather and clearly feels very at home with us.
We feel he's having a better life in his mature years. Thanks for looking after him.
Baxter enjoying his walks & time in the garden
TAZ (Formerly Bear)
Hi thankyou for letting us adopt JJ he has settled into his new home really well he is such a loving cat.
MARGAUX (Formerly Lucy)
Last March we adopted Lucy the saluki cross from you. We called renamed her Margaux and she wanted to say hello to all the kind people at her old home.
Woof, Margaux here. I have been in my new home just over a year now and I thought I would let you know how I am getting on. They keep me very busy here, I have a lot of jobs to do each day, mainly sorting through the rubbish, food tasting and checking for undesirables out of the window. It took me a while to realise that my new companions had a strange habit of sleeping at night and being awake in the day, so we all had very little sleep for a few months while I adjusted to their patterns. I still like a good bark at night, just when they are settling down, which I find hilarious.
My best friend tells me that you might remember him – he is called Montague, but used to live there with you as Duke. He’s great, I love to play with him when my grandma comes around with him, but sometimes he doesn’t like me jumping on him as much as I think he does.
I used to get very worried when my humans were out of the house, but they left me all these exciting toys and some lovely bones, so I look forward to it now. They take me on walks but didn’t like it when I ran off, so would not let me run on my own. Then they started giving me lovely things like hotdogs so I keep close and come back – most of the time anyway. I was quite scared of other dogs for a long time and thought my humans wanted me to protect them, so I barked and barked until the other dogs went away. But then the humans started given me nice treats every time I saw a dog and now I’m too busy looking for my treat to bother with the dogs. I prefer it when they are not on a lead though. I now go to a play centre where I mix with lots of dogs. My humans tell me it will make me feel more relaxed around new things but I just like the smells. They took me to a training course when they first got me and I got a rossette, despite me getting bored and yelling my head off a few times. I don’t think obedience is for me, I like to do my own thing and my humans don’t mind. They have taught me some fun things though like ‘high five’! I do this and I get a treat. As you might remember, I liked to jump up at people to say hello and I am no different now. I am told I look like a kangaroo sometimes because I like to stand on two feet on my own.
I have attached some pictures of me and Montague over my time here. I am told I might get a brother or sister in the future as I like playing so much. I’m looking forward to that! Thank you to all you lovely humans at Leicester Animal Rescue who took me in and looked after me. I am very happy in my new home, as is Montague.
Thank you, Margaux.
Hello, Montague here. Margaux is not my best friend, I just put up with her, she does share her toys with me though. I am loving my time with Ruby (my owner), she easy very easy to train and I even go to a hair dresser every few weeks. I have lots of dog friends and I also very much like those things called cats. I am told I snore a lot but Ruby doesn’t mind that. I have been here 4 years now I think and am very happy.
It has been a learning curve for all of us, but we wouldn’t be without either Margaux or Montague in our family. Thank you so much, Charlotte, Dan and Ruby
MIDNIGHT & LOKI (Previously Wolfie)
Hi everyone! Just thought I'd send some photos. The pooches are doing very well with us! But we still look forward to your check up call soon :)
I picked Eric up on the 2nd of January. He's settled really well. I rang yesterday to see what to do as he had come home, but he is now home and safe after a 12 adventure. I'll attach some photos of him in his new home. The photo of him lying down is him after his adventure yesterday. We love Eric a lot and glad he's happy to be here too.
DAISY (Henrietta's Kitten)
We collected Mulder from you on Saturday. Here are some photos of him in his new home :) He is still a bit shy and will hide under the bed sometimes but he's getting there and is venturing out for cuddles and belly rubs!
GINGER & DAISY
We thought we should give you an update on Ginger & Daisy.
When they first arrived they were quite nervous..Ginger hid under Ryan's bed and Daisy hid under Lily's bed.
They soon settled in though and spent most of the time in our room at the top of the house. They still spend much of their time there but instead of being under the bed they snuggle up on top of it!
We let them go out now and so far they have always come home. Daisy has stayed out all night a couple of times. We absolutely love them both and are so glad that we chose them. They are lovely cats and have settled in so well. They both love a fuss too.
TALLULAH (Formerly Izzy)
Hi everyone at Leicester Animal Rescue, remember me... just wanted to say hi and tell you how crazy I am
BURT & ELVIS (Formerly Billy & Ernie)
DARCY (Formerly Pebbles)
Here is a picture below of Darcy who was known to you as Pebbles.
She is a brilliant cat. She settled in within a few days and since then has brought laughter every day.
She sleeps on my bed every night, follows me around the house wherever I go, and is very affectionate.
I hope all her kittens have been rehomed as successfully as Darcy.
Thank you, Iona
Morning all at Leicester Animal Rescue Center. It's been roughly a year since I was dropped off to stay with you guys. Happy to say I'm settled & very happy with my new family. Mum dressed me up & I love it.
Wishing you all a wonderful Christmas & New Year.
Lots of love from us all Roxy - The Dodd Family xx
Merry Christmas to you all.
Lots of love Archie xx
HOVIS & NELLY
Early morning cuppa before we go romping up the track to deer / pheasant spot they are a bit too fast for us haha
Hovis looks like all this walking is doing him good and Nellie loves it she’s great. Tess loves her new family what a pack they are.
I rehomed Bella the doberman in October so I thought it's about time I updated you with her progress!
She is definitely enjoying being back in a home environment, she loves nothing more than being wrapped in a blanket and snoozing by our side, just popping her head up for occasional fuss. Actually that's not quite true, fetch is still her number 1 top activity! She also enjoys playing find the toyaround the house. Her tail is almost completely healed from where she was chasing it when she was stressed and she is now wagging it all the time.
She is an absolute model canine companion in the house; laid back, affectionate, and never puts a paw wrong. Out of the house is a work in progress but she's worth the effort because she's generally so well behaved and loving.
I'm really grateful to whoever it was that I spoke to on the phone who suggested her to me, I don't think we'd have come to see her without your suggestion and we're so happy with her that it would have been a real shame to have missed her!
All the best,
I love my new home.
I have had a good look around, even checked out the garden.
Thank you to everyone at "Fairwinds" for looking after me until I found a new pack to live with.
I promise to be a good girl and will send some more photos when I get chance to go on some great walks in the countryside.
Lots of love and kisses,
Favourite hobby ..... Watching tv
To all at Fairwinds
Just to let you know I am settling in to my new home very well.
I enjoy relaxing in my new bed, stealing socks, pants, anything fluffy and the bin lid haha. I am learning though and i'm even walking lovely on the lead and not pulling anymore.
Thank you all for looking after me so well.
Lots of woofs and Licks
I thought I would drop you a quick email to let you know how Ella is getting on.
She seems to have settled in very well with us. I think she has put some weight on and her coat is very soft and healthy looking. See loves to sit in the window and watch the world pass by. She is very playful and loves to have her tummy tickled!
I've attached some photos.
The Bale family
PABLO & GUS (Formerly Pip & Steve)
Pip and Steve, now Pablo and Gus, are well and truly part of the family.
They settled in so quickly. Within a day it was as though they'd always been here. They are very playful and affectionate. They zoom around the house, demand food and then collapse in a heap. They're very interested in looking in the garden and love to chase any flies or spiders they find in the house. I'm sure they will be great hunters. Hopefully they won't be too hard on the local wildlife once they get to go outside.
We are so pleased that we have been able to give them a good home and we're very happy that they are part of our family.
The Caine family x
Just wanted to let you know that Pablo is doing really well in his new and has settled amazingly quickly! He loves the dogs and kids and is finding his way round very confidently.
He has had his 2nd injection and has another check with the vets in a couple of weeks time.
Thought you'd like to see a couple of pics of him settled in at home.
Thanks again for letting us adopt him.
He'll be well looked after and very loved
BONNIE, SANDY & KIKI
BASIL (Formerly Rocko)
MIA & MOLLY
I thought I would send you a picture of Molly & Mia
They have adapted very well, Mia was a bit nervy at first but now she is finding her feet. Molly is her own self, she is more independent and loves nothing more than digging holes and catching mice.
They have got on brilliantly with our old Lab Bonnie.
They have been on numerous walks over the fields, all new at first but they are getting used to it and getting fitter.
They both love the water after they decided they would venture in.
When we are walking Molly always comes backs to a whistle and her name, whereas Mia either doesn’t know her name or she just ignores us as she never comes back.
They have settled in brilliantly and feel a part of the family.
I will send you an update and another picture before the end of the year
Princess has settled in very well so far. Here are some pics of her making herself at home.
Thank you so much for letting me have her.
BONNIE, SANDY & KIKI
A quick update about the 3 stray kittens (formerly Rolo, Twix and Caramel) we brought home on 7th sept. The attached photo is not very clear but yes there are three kittens there. They are becoming more sociable and although still hiss a lot they will all put up with being stroked a little while they eat. Further updates will follow.
SOL & LUNA
MARIO & DIEGO
Just a quick email to show you some pics of Diego and Mario. They're settling in really well and getting used to us very quickly. Both have great characters and are as crazy as kittens can be. More pics will come. Thanks again. Keep up the good work
Regards Will, Isy and James
BELLA (Formerly Polly)
Well, I've been with my new owners for a few months now - so I thought I'd let you know how it's gone so far. I settled into my new home on day one, and I am (even though I say so myself) "such an affectionate girl" as advertised. At first I had a poorly tummy, was attacked twice by the local ginger tomcat, I decimated the local mice population, and didn't want my sleepy owners to get a good night's sleep. However, all is settled now, the ginger tom has moved on, and I'm allowing my owners to sleep at night. I expect I am loved a lot, because the lady of the house keeps cuddling me and telling me so (!). I was put on a strict diet straight off, for being a bit plump. I'm still plump though,and I don't care - it just makes me more cuddly.
On behalf of my owners, many thanks go to all the staff at Leicester Animal Rescue.
JINKSY & FUDGE
Well it's been a few weeks but we thought we'd give you an update about our two new residents in their retirement home.
After a nervous couple of weeks both Jinksy and Fudge are settling in well. Fudge pesters us for food all the time and he's malting hair all over the place!!!!! Jinksy has been more timid but now likes exploring the garden with Fudge and loves a sleep on our footstool! Fudge has taken a fascination to sleeping in a spare cardboard box in our kitchen!!!!
Both our boys seem to be quite happy and content.
We'll let you know soon what new escapades they get up to!!!!!
Louis and Helen
ABBY (Formerly Poppy)
Here are some photos of our newly adopted Westie, who we now call Abby. She has settled in really well and has become firm friends with 13 year old house mate Woodie. They go for walks together, eat, drink, sleep together, although Woodie's playing days are over, Abby plays a lot with Roy & Margaret. She has 2 long walks a day, one in the morning with Woodie & Margaret over the local fields and another in the evening with just Roy around the footpaths and jitties of our estate. We have weaned her off tinned food and she now eats only biscuits, the same as Woodie. As a result the blackening of her skin is gradually disappearing to become pink, as it should be. 2 days ago both dogs had their hair cut, so they both look very smart at the moment. We are so happy that Abby has come to live with us and can't believe how lucky we were to find her. Thank you very much for allowing us to adopt her. We are now one big happy family. Our granddaughter, Hannah, came to stay with us when Abby had only been with us for 4 days and there was absolutely problem at all, in fact they got on like a proverbial 'house on fire'
Hi Judy and all the staff at Leicester Animal Rescue
Just wanted to send through a few pictures of Taz’ first week with Russ and I. He has been exploring the cricket club and the local fields and well dressings. He has the best little character and is full of energy. It’s so funny to see the glint in his eye when he knows he is being a naughty but happy little puppy! Most importantly he has found his place on the sofa for the love and cuddles he deserves. We believe he has settled in well and is learning quickly, as are we, as we get to know each other.
We are so happy :-)
LEXI & POPPY
Just to let you know that the girls have settled beautifully and have brought us great pleasure. We are delighted with our new additions. Thank you for looking after them and please send our regards to the previous owner. The girls will have a happy and lovely forever home with us.
Alison and Jason
ZACK (Formerly Jack)
Update re Above dog which we collected from you on Thursday,23 June. Zack has settled in extremely well with his 2 new doggie friends..He enjoys his excercise in the local park,is eating well and has almost Sussed out the dog doors to the garden.I have attached a couple of photos.Thankyou for a lovely dog.Yours Sincerely,Harry.
Attached is a photo of Bozz taken yesterday on his 8th birthday. Isn't he a handsome boy. Bozz adopted us on 15 January and has been with us for over 5 months bringing us much joy. We are off to Anderby Creek tomorrow to our caravan by a fishing lake with miles of open fields. Bozz loves it there and goes bananas on the beach. Best wishes to all Jan and Geoff
CASSIE & SUKI (Formerly Peaky & Boo)
We thought you might like to see some pictures of Cassie and Suki who we adopted in February. They have both now settled in well and taken over the house. Cassie is very laid back but Suki is still quite nervous but improving as each day goes by. Her ear infection is now much better but still needs some treatment. They love exploring and have even been up into our flowering cherry tree as well as in our neighbours' gardens. They are delightful animals (most of the time) and we are thoroughly enjoying having them as part of the family.
David and Glenys
Here are some pics of Dave, he wasn't a happy boy in the car as you said he wouldn't be and as soon as I got him out he darted upstairs under a bed. I put everything upstairs for him and just kept going in to say hello. It wasn't long before he had something to eat but only when he thought we didn't know. During the night he explored the house, and had slept in another bedroom. As each day has gone he's progressed a bit more. He stays downstairs with us now, he will sit next to us but not on our laps. He loves to sit in the windows and I know he will enjoy going out when he can. He is a totally different cat to the one I brought home, were very happy and I know he's happy with us and will make a lovely friend.
Tina, Josh and Joe xxx
AMBA (Panda's Kitten) & LUNA
Amba (One of Panda's kittens) has settled at home beautifully.... She is quite a character and very affectionate. Our established cat Luna is a bit miffed but slowly warming to her.
Luna came from you approx 4 years ago as a rescue . I have attached photos of them both.
After my conversation the other day I thought I would send you a few pictures of bear as he has been with us just over a week now. He has settled in really well and seems to be really enjoying his time with us and the teens. As you will see from the pictures he has taken a shine to my chair and chewing my boots whilst I am still wearing them, however we have stopped him from both of these now, he really is a character and we all love him so much. We took him to the vets yesterday and had his stitches removed and have booked in for two weeks’ time to have his boosters so no need to bring him back. I will send some more better quality pictures another day. Once again many thanks for everything you all do, I think you all do a fantastic job.
KATNISS (Panda's Kitten)
Settling in nicely...she has found my lap and the safety of her box. The other cats have ignored her! She has explored everywhere and is exhausted!
Liz and Miguel
TAMMY (Formerly Porche) & PRECIOUS
I hope you have had a lovely Easter. Well a week has gone already since I collected Zeus. He has settled in really well and is well behaved. However, I'm going to need a bank loan soon for the amount of toys he has chewed up e.g. 3 tennis balls, 2 rubber rings, 1 squeaky bone, 1 small football,1 rope ball, 1 squeaky burger, 2 hard plastic balls. Some have been cheap but we are now on Kong's toys and he's started to take chunks out of them too!!!!
When he wants to go toilet he just sits at the back door and looks at me and hasn't had any accidents :-)
He's walking well on his lead and I am going to take him out on a flexy lead this week so he can have a run round the park until his recall improves. We went for a walk across some fields on Friday with my daughters Boxer and I let him off. They both ran around that field like they were on a dog track, trying to out do each other, needless to say Zeus was faster and carried on longer and came to me when I called him. It was really funny to see them both having fun and also that I fell off the style trying to climb over it to get into the field!!!!
Zeus loves it when we have visitors, the only problem is his jumping up on them. This is the next bit of training I'm going to address because he knocks two of my granddaughters over. Although he hasn't hurt them yet, just licks them to death, it needs addressing!!!
He hasn't visited the vet yet, I'm hoping to do this next week. Regarding you telling me he wont grow any taller, just fill out more????....lol. I've attached some pictures with this email to show you he is still growing bless him :-)
Karen and Zeus Stafford-Ambrose
Tilly has settled in really well, as you can see below. The pic on the rug was taken last night and she is currently snoring her head off on the sofa!
We have had some tail wagging and lots of cuddles so we're hoping she is enjoying it here so far
Thank you so much for allowing us to adopt her xx
Hi all at fairwinds, its doug just wanting to let you know how i,m getting on in my new forever home.
I was only there for a short time as my new mum and dad saw me on the website as soon as I came in so booked to see me, it was luv at first sight. Well they had the home visit and that went OK so the next day I came to stay with them. I am a really good boy and no trouble at all I love my walks going somewhere different most days, I even got my own passport so can now go with them over to France. Dad got a bike trailer for me as well so I can go out with him on his rides.
Just wanted to let you see dougie in his trailer
SUNSHINE (Formerly Bib) AUTUMN (Formerly Tootsie) KELLY (Formerly Angel) & TIGERLILY (Formerly Penelope)
Hi, here are some photos of tootsie (now autumn) and bib (now sunshine) I also have another cat that I got from fairwinds over three years ago who was called Kelly at the time (now angel) and the one who was called Penelope (tigerlily) sadly died of old age in november she was between 18-20.
Bib (sunshine) has settled straight in as did tootsie(autumn).
Here is a variety of pictures of them all at home. It's hard to tell the difference between sunshine and angel. There is also a couple of tigerlily snuggled up before she passed away
Here we are together, mummy has only had to wait a week for us to be cuddled up together tootsie(autumn) and bib (sunshine) we are so adorable at 16 and 14 and mummy is so pleased. We get on with the other cats mummy has as well. But as you all know us well this is us together.
Hope anyone that was worried about us finding a new home can see we are happy and contented.
Love from autumn and sunshine
MARGOT & DELILAH
Thought I would give you an update on how Margot & Lilah are settling in – plus some pictures of them in their new home. As you will imagine both were frightened to be in another environment and found a place out of the way (high window ledge in our conservatory as in photo) but they are now different kittens. Lilah is still very wary and we haven’t managed to stroke her yet but she has gained a lot of confidence and is now tearing around the house with her sister – playing attack cat as she pounces on Margot. She is very sweet and she even meows a little bit now. I don’t think it will be that long before she will come to us. Margot has turned into a very loving, beautiful kitten and is often a lady of luxury stretched out on a cushion. It didn’t take long for her to settle in and she soon lets you know when she wants cuddles with a lovely little kitten meow & a huge purr.
Thank you for letting us adopt Margot & Lilah. They are both very special and we love them to bits.
PETER (Formerly Deefa)
To all at Leicester Animal Rescue
We wanted to send you a few photos to let you know how well Deefa (now Peter) has settled in.
He was sick in the car but didn't appear too stressed. He had a good look around the house and garden and eventually settled. He likes the garden!
He ate all his dinner but not interested in scraps or kids crumbs! He did try to creep onto the sofa for a cuddle. He was very pleased to see me when I came back from an hour out. He loves a cuddle and fuss.
He had a wet walk in the rain and walked extremely well on the lead with my son. We won't let him off just yet.
He stayed in his new bed all night and we didn't hear a peep out if him.
We think he is going to fit in just fine here and we'll send you more photos in the coming months.
Thank you for letting us give him a home.
Gail, Julian, Edward and Adam
Hi everyone, here are some pics of our beautiful kitten 'Baby'. She has settled into our family really well. Our 3 children even call her their little sister!! She can't wait to go outside and spends a lot of time attempting to chase the birds through the conservatory windows haha. We are so pleased that we found her and we all love her very much xx
To all at Leicester Animal Rescue,
Please find attached pics of Eva Dobie as promised.