Meet the Residents!

Woodside will always try its best to ensure that all pets find appropriate, loving homes.  However, due to age or illness, some will never be selected and remain as much loved residents. We are now one of the few charities in the area that does so.

April

April

April is one of our youngest residents.  She originally arrived with us with a litter of kittens but she was unable to rehoused due to toileting issues.  She now lives happily at the sanctuary and has formed a strong bond with 'Big Socks'.  They are able to roam freely around the sanctuary during the day and get shut away at nightime.

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Barney, Fallon and Whisper

Barney, Fallon and Whisper

Whisper is an elderly horse, averaging around 25 years of age, she's a very sweet but shy lady, she came to the sanctuary with her two offspring, Fallon being a year older than Barney.


With whisper being elderly, shes usually sporting a rug, she has 2 feeds a day and a rather grassy field all to herself. 


Barney and Fallon and male and female, Barney has a extremly cheeky personality, he'll try to push his luck and test staff daily, whereas Fallon can be impatient when she knows its feeding time, other than that, shes a real chilled pony.


All three horses have come from the moors, they have access to our fields and shelter.


 

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Bear

Bear

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Big Socks

Big Socks

Big Socks has been at the sanctury for many years.  He is unable to be rehoused due to his tendency to 'spray' on everything. 


Big Socks was the 'Mr Big' around the sanctuary for several years but he seems to have relaxed now and prefers to just watch the world go by.

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Bruiser and Truffles

Bruiser and Truffles

Bruiser is around 6 years of age, he came to us with his mum Truffles. 


Bruiser is the larger of the two, sporting two tusks.


Both pigs have a good diet here at woodside, lots of fruit and veg, and fun enrichment. They live in a big field with shelter and their piggy house which they keep very clean. They absolutley love belly rubs and will happily roll over for you to do so. 


 

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Chickens

Chickens

Woodside often rescues ex battery hens whenever we have space.  Often they need many months of treatment and specialist care to get them back to good health.


Our cockeral Gok keeps a close eye over his hens.

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Cravendale

Cravendale

Cravendale is 2-3 years of age and has a severe heart murmur which has prevented her from being rehoused.  She is on medication which is likely to be increased as she gets older.  She is the youngest member of The Snug which she shares with Scruffy, Sooty, Jeremy and our feral cats.

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Ferals

Ferals

The sanctuary has three feral cats that roam around the sanctuary and have places to shelter; we have a few insulated feral cat houses which are equiped with thick wooly blankets and fresh water daily. The cats also have access to The Snug day and night for extra warmth.


Our ferals are normally spotted first thing in the morning for breakfast and in the evening for their tea. If they are spotted throughout the day we will put treats down for them.

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Flossy

Flossy

Flossy came into Woodside aged 15 years in April 2016.


She has a severe liver condition, resulting in the onset of liver failure. Although we didn't expect to have Flossy for long she is still coping well with the condition.


A sweet natured girl, who loves to spend her time snuggled up on the sofa in Cosy Cats.

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Gizmo

Gizmo

Gizmo is a 3 year old Pomeranian. He may be small and cute but he sure has a big voice and personality. He is looking for an adult home with no other pets.


We would love to find Gizmo the home he so deserves but it would need to be the right person who would be able to cope with his constant barking.

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Iggle and Piggle

Iggle and Piggle

Our two resident sheep Iggle and Piggle were rescued and bought to the sanctuary, they have acces to two fields which they share with two shetland ponies. 


Over the years both of our sheep have slowly become accustomed to our staff, and come to us for heir food, Piggle will eat from out hands and give "hoof" for a treat. Iggle rather shy and will walk away.

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Jeremy

Jeremy

Jeremy lives in our 'Snug' unit and loves everyone he meets.  He is 13 years of age and has problems with his rear legs so needs regular check up with the vets and pain medication.

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Jessie

Jessie

Jessie is a 10 year old Ridgeback cross who came in because her owners were emigrating.She is on medication for arthritis, due to her age is staying with us as a resident indefinately 

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Lucky

Lucky

Lucky is one of our residents who came to us from Portugal after a legacy was left to us  from over there by a long term supporter who had lots of dogs living at her property.  He is extrememly nervous and has never lived in a domestic home and prefers to spend his time running free in our enclosed fields.


He has regular dog walkers who take him for long walks and have built up a strong bond.

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Martin and Harry

Martin and Harry

Martin is a crossbreed from Romania, he is 8 years old, a very cheeky, cuddly boy, he is rather picky on who he likes and will be reactive.


Martin as been paired with a fellow Romanian Harry, Harry is around 13 years of age, he's really rather shy, he has lived on the streets his whole life, Harry is totally dog dependant, he will not settle without being near Martin.


Both dogs are bonded, they share a large warm and cosy kennel together.


 

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Max and Amos

Max and Amos

Max and Amos are two Shetland ponies who were brought in vis the RSPCA.  Unfortunatley Amos suffers from Sweet Itch whoch has meant that they have become residents.

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MJ

MJ

MJ is a lovely boy who is under veterinary investigation for bowel/stomach problems.  He lives in our Sunnyside Unit and has settled in well with his new neighbours.

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Nelly

Nelly

From Portugal Nelly, a spayed female aged 20mths. Due to medical and behavourial issues she is unavailable for rehoning and is a resident at the sanctuary.


 


 

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Rabino

Rabino

Rabino is a older boy aged between 8-10 years who was rescued from Portugal.  He is currently a resident at the sanctuary due to health problems but he could be rehoused to the right owner who understands his needs.


Rabino is blind and does have a meart murmor.  He has a lovely character and mixes well with dogs.

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Scruffy

Scruffy

Scruffy is one of our resident cats that is unavailable for adoption due to her having cancer.  She is such a lovely cat who enjoys any attention offered.

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Summer

Summer

Summer is eight years of age and has been at the sanctuary since October 2015.  She has a unpredicatble nature, which has prevented her being rehoused.

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Tinkerbell

Tinkerbell

Tinkerbell is four years old and has been a resident at the sanctuary since the summer of 2015 after she was diagnosed with a very bad skin allergy.  She requires a special diet and medication to keep her allergy controlled.

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Tyson

Tyson

Tyson is a 17 year old male that lives in our Sunnyside unit.  He is housetarined and good with other cats.

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