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Other Animal Charities

If you are looking for further advice on a specific animal breed or topic, these sites may be able to offer additional reading.

These animal charities are based in and around Sussex.

RSPCA – West Sussex Branch

The Largest Animal Welfare Charity in the UK.

This link will take you to the West Sussex branches listing on the main RSPCA website.

Cats Protection

Cats Protection is the UK’s largest feline welfare charity.
They help an average of 157,000 cats and kittens every year thanks in no small part to our network of over 210 volunteer-run branches and 34 centres.

Dogs Trust

Since 1891, Dogs Trust have been working for a better future for dogs and the people who love them.

When a dog is in distress, we care for them. When a dog needs a home, we find them a loving family. When an owner needs a helping hand (or paw) – or they just can’t cope, we’re ready to step in.


Raystede is celebrating 70 years of caring for animals. Today they are one of the most diverse rescue centres in the UK, caring for so many different species of animals and helping more than 1,200 vulnerable animals each year from their 43-acre site.


Based in Ferring, Worthing, Wadars is a leading animal welfare charity and has been rescuing wildlife and rehoming companion animals since 1969.

Rabbit Welfare

The UK’s largest organisation for rabbit lovers!

We aim to improve domestic rabbits’ health and welfare through campaigning, education and the most up-to-date advice. If you are a rabbit owner or thinking of becoming one, there is a huge amount of information on this website.

Kit Wilson Trust

At the KWT are based in East Sussex. They rescue and re-home unwanted animals, mainly cats and dogs, and have a wildlife rehabilitation program and an emergency helpline.

The Trust’s Rescue Centre is also home to horses, donkeys, cats, goats, birds and small mammals where, in the interest of their welfare, they remain in their care.

The Cat & Rabbit Rescue Centre

The Cat & Rabbit Rescue Centre was founded in 1986 to rescue and rehome cats, rabbits and guinea pigs. They have helped over 25,000 animals and rehome about 1,000 a year.

The Fox Project

Established in 1991 as a specialist Wildlife Information Bureau and Fox Deterrence Consultancy, The Fox Project has since incorporated a Wildlife Hospital since 1993 which, today – admits and treats over 1000 foxes per year, including over 300 cubs.

Lost Cats Brighton

Lost Cats Brighton are a small independent registered charity established over 20 years ago and have reunited and rehomed hundreds of cats and kittens.