Lester and Jago

Cats of the Week! Meet Lester and Jago! ***Rural Area Required*** These handsome brothers are Lester and Jago and they are 6 years old. They are VERY friendly boys and are practically joined at the hip. Jago loves to play and loves his ear rubs. Lester is every bit the lap cat and loves nothing more than snuggles.. They are very bonded brothers and must remain together. They would prefer…

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Spook and Pumpkin

Rabbits of the week! Spook and Pumpkin! Two girlies only recently admitted to the sanctuary these two are quite nervous, they will be assessed better over the next couple of days when they start to settle. They are lovely little buns who are both due to be spayed and get their first vaccination which will be done at the sanctuary. Spook is all black with a white snip on her nose and one…

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Fanta and Bowie

  Here we have two snazzy buns! Fanta is a 7 year old Ginger female spayed bun, and her husbun Bowie is a 6 year old White/Ginger/Black Spotted neutered bun! These two have a serious amount of personality! They slotted into the routine here at the sanctuary very easily, and they know exactly when it's food time!! The two of them are always waiting for you to open the door, and when you do they…

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A Special Home Required for Gizmo

We are looking for a special long-term foster home for one of our resident dogs. Gizmo is five years old and a terrier cross who does not like other animals or children. Gizmo was abandoned by his owner after they were evicted; it was three weeks before the Housing Executive found him in their property. During this time he survived by drinking…

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Thanks to Louise for her video

Many thanks to Louise Nesbitt for the video below. Louise was doing media studies and volunteered at the sanctuary last year. While with us Louise did some filming and attached is a short promotional film she made for Assisi. The animals in the video have all been rehomed but we have lots of other cats, dogs and rabbits looking for new homes. You can see the current animals we have for rehoming on our facebook page or on our website. Thank you Louise…

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Gifts for the dogs from Katie

Gillian Mullen recently contacted us to enquire what type of food or toys our dogs would like. The reason she wanted to know was that her 3 year old daughter Katie was given 20 pounds from family to spend at the amusements but she said she wanted to buy the doggies that have no mummy or daddy some toys. Gillian and Katie visited the sanctuary and met Allen and Pippin and look at all the gifts Katie brought for the dogs. …

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New Site Visiting Times

Our site is open to the public 11am to 3pm Tuesday to Sunday for the public to go around.  We operate an appointment-based rehoming system from Tuesday to Sunday 11am - 3pm, the last appointment being 2:30pm.  Please telephone us on 028 9181 2622 to book an appointment.

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Calling all budding photographers............ We'd like your help to make our Assisi 2017 Calendar! We would like to feature your Assisi ex-residents in our 2017 calendar. This competition is open to everyone to enter (except our judges) - and if you don't have an Assisi pet, you can come to the sanctuary and take a photo of one of our current residents. To enter…

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Garden Party at Bell Rotary House, Kings Road

Bell Rotary House, which is based at 10-12 Kings Road, Belfast are fundraising for Assisi and on Saturday 2 July they are holding a Garden Party at their premises from 1pm to 4pm. If you are free that afternoon, why not join everyone at the Bell Rotary House for a fun filled afternoon. There will be lots of stalls - jewellery, cakes, plants, a BBQ, face painting, tombola and lots more. Admission £1 per adult which…

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Food Appeal

The Sanctuary is currently running very low on tins of dog food and cat food pouches.  If you have any to spare or are heading out to do your weekly shop could you please consider buying extra tins or pouches for our residents?  We would be very grateful if you could leave any donations at the Sanctuary or to one of our Charity Stores in Newtownards, Bangor or Ballynahinch. Thank you all for your ongoing kind support.    

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