Hi! I am Walter. I would love a home to call my own with no other cats because I like to be the centre of attention. I am 6 years old and crave human company because I like to talk.      

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Crystal and Pickles

Guinea Pigs of the Week! These two lovely girls are sisters, and they are 3 years old. Two very beautiful girls, they can both be a little shy at first but soon come around and love their cuddles! They love their grub and both get excited to see their food coming towards them! They are very bonded, where you will find one you…

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Dog of the week! Hi, I'm Marley, a 5 year old Jack Russell. I have had a few different homes over the years but i am really hopeful that this next one will be my forever home. I would like to live with a family who going for walks but equally enjoy cuddles. I have some issues with one of my legs but these kind people at Assisi will pay for my medication for that. I could live with…

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Hello, I am a friendly tabby called Harley! I am 7 years old.   I am full of energy and do like to play!  One of my most favourite things to do in the whole world is to look at the world upside down! You can often find me lying this way, aren’t I a character? I could live with kids aged 5+, and could happily live with a cat-experienced dog, but no other cats because I’m the only cat you’ll ever need!

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Hello, my name is Butler! If you are looking for a loving companion that's me, I'm here to serve. I am approx 2 years old and a kind lady brought me here because I was getting stones and water thrown at me to move on. I still don't 100% trust humans but as you can see I am trying hard. If you would like your own butler please come up to the sanctuary. Assisi is open tuesday-sunday 11-3 for rehoming.

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Goodbye to Kali

Sunday was a sad day at the sanctuary, as we had to say goodbye to Kali, our office cat. If you have visited the sanctuary you will probably have seen her lounging in the office window. She liked to keep an eye on what was going on outside, as long as she didn’t have to expend any energy by joining in. Kali was a stray and came to live at the sanctuary several years ago. We believe she had probably lived a hard life for a few years before coming…

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Challenge 20

Assisi 20th Anniversary Challenge 20 Ideas 20k walk—do it all at once or 1k a day 20 hour sponsored silence 20 lengths of the swimming pool 20th December swim in the sea 20 people for afternoon tea 20 buns baked to sell at the spring, summer or winter sales—or 20 doggie jumpers or…

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Poker Run – 21 June

The Assisi annual Poker Run will take place on Wednesday 21 June.  The bikers will meet at The Pit Stop, Bangor at 6.30pm for free tea and coffee, courtesy of The Pit Stop and leave between 7pm and 7.30pm for a tour around the Ards Peninsula. The bikers will end their evening run at The Sanctuary where a BBQ will be ready for them to enjoy. Entry is £5 per bike.  More details on the poster.

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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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