Meet the Animals

The Starlight Trust is an animal welfare and rescue organisation based in Surrey

Current Animals

These are the animals currently in our care. The tags below their pictures will tell you their current ‘status’.

In treatment – guests currently receiving extra care such as medication or hand feeding.
In Recovery – guests who have been poorly but are now recovering.
Under Assessment – pets we are getting to know or wildlife we are assessing for release.
Pre-Release – wild guests who are preparing to go back to the wild.
Reserved – pets who are reserved for their new home.
Adoptable – pets who are ready to start their new lives. Could you be their new family?
Permanent Resident – wildlife unable to be released or pets we have decided should stay here due to health or behavioural issues.

Charles

Charles

A stray domestic pigeon who was kicked
Ashleigh

Ashleigh

A feral pigeon with a badly swollen wing joint
Fizz

Fizz

A white dove with canker
Poseidon

Poseidon

A feral pigeon with PMV
Daisy

Daisy

A lost racing pigeon attacked by a bird of prey
Bubbles

Bubbles

A young feral pigeon with PMV
Stelios

Stelios

A feral pigeon who was caught by a cat

Rosie & Jim

Two young feral pigeons born in a loft
Ash, Avalon, Hope and Poppy

Ash, Avalon, Hope and Poppy

Four pretty one year old female rats
Dasha

Dasha

A woodpigeon with intestinal parasites
Paulo

Paulo

A young feral pigeon with an impacted crop
Dotty

Dotty

An adult feral pigeon with PMV
Jasmine

Jasmine

A young feral pigeon with coccidiosis
Coriander

Coriander

A young pigeon who was possibly hit by a car
Ailsa

Ailsa

A female diamond dove looking for a home with others
Rowan

Rowan

An exhausted racing pigeon who was caught by a cat
Barclay

Barclay

A feral pigeon covered in grease with coccidiosis
Chick

Chick

A feral pigeon with a virus and respiratory infection
Lightning & Nibbles

Lightning & Nibbles

Two beautiful female degus
Beep & Boop

Beep & Boop

Two shy middle aged male rats
Pixie

Pixie

A feral pigeon who has been shot
Herbert

Herbert

A feral pigeon with a very badly damaged wing
Jody

Jody

A stray domestic pigeon looking for a home with her husband
Stephen

Stephen

A young pigeon who was caught by a cat
Brock

Brock

A lost domestic pigeon
Pythia

Pythia

A syrian hamster who is blind and deaf due to poor breeding
Tamara

Tamara

A feral pigeon with a bad parasite infestation and damaged wing
Norma

Norma

A feral pigeon with a virus
Polly

Polly

A racing pigeon who has been shot
Penny

Penny

A pigeon with injuries from a cat attack
Beau

Beau

A one eyed Racing Pigeon
Donnie

Donnie

An ex-racing pigeon with a severe neck wound
Gadget, Snarf, Garfield & Popeye

Gadget, Snarf, Garfield & Popeye

Four friendly male mice who are permanent residents here as no-one wanted to home them
Scrumptious

Scrumptious

A feral pigeon with neurological issues
Duke

Duke

An elderly feral pigeon who has joined us for a comfortable retirement
Lola

Lola

A young feral pigeon with neurological issues
Sapphire

Sapphire

A stray racing pigeon
Corki

Corki

A pigeon we hatched from an egg
Joy

Joy

Joy is a resident pigeon who came to us suffering a severe virus
Leia

Leia

Leia is a resident pigeon who has a deformed leg
Hallie

Hallie

Hallie is one of our resident pigeons who came to us suffering from a severe virus.
Melvin

Melvin

Melvin is a big, handsome pigeon who suffered a broken wing.
Gambit

Gambit

An exceptionally handsome pigeon who was hit by a car and suffered multiple injuries.
Arnie

Arnie

A sweet little male pigeon with a damaged wing
Beatrix

Beatrix

An older Racing Pigeon who was caught by a cat
Galega

Galega

A badly injured older pigeon

Success Stories

Meet the animals who we have found new homes or returned to the wild

Simone

Simone

A tiny baby pigeon whose sibling was killed and nest thrown in the bin
Heljan

Heljan

A poorly pigeon found hiding under a discarded Christmas tree
PEW babies

PEW babies

All About the PEW babies Name/s: Neron, Phonz, Guy, Barin, Remo, Ondre & Larkin Species: Rats Sex: Male Neutered: No Date of Birth: Born late December 2017 History These babies were unwanted so came to us to find new homes Temperament The boys are in foster care getting lots of socialisation so we expect them […]
Rosie

Rosie

A pretty female dwarf hamster
Sunny

Sunny

A pigeon with PMV
Angel

Angel

A young pigeon with a virus
Sam

Sam

A young feral pigeon missing some flight feathers
Lukus

Lukus

A young feral pigeon out of the nest too soon
Odysseus

Odysseus

A very sweet, shy hamster looking for an experienced home
Polythemus

Polythemus

A handsome, curious, one-eyed hamster looking for someone who can win his trust
Vinny & Noodle

Vinny & Noodle

Two gorgeous, shy but cheeky female rats
Matthew

Matthew

A feral pigeon with a swelling on his elbow

In Memory

We work so hard for all our animals but sometimes it’s just not enough. Every loss hurts so we keep their pages up on the website as a tribute to them.

Woodpigeon

IN MEMORY – a woodpigeon with severe injuries who sadly had to be euthanased Name/s: Species: Wood Pigeon Gender: Unknown Date of Birth: Unknown
Betty

Betty

IN MEMORY – A traumatised female degu Name/s: Betty Species: Degu Gender: Female Date of Birth: Unknown but thought to be 2012 Updated: March 1, 2013 Due to how traumatised she is, we have decided that Betty should remain here as a permanent resident. If you would like to sponsor her for £2 a month […]
Semi

Semi

IN MEMORY – A neutered male degu with ongoing dental issues. Name/s: Semi Species: Degu Gender: Male (neutered) Date of Birth: Unknown but believed to be around 2010 Updated: January 4, 2013 Due to his ongoing health issues, we have decided that Semi should remain here as a permanent resident. He needs to have regular […]
Ryan

Ryan

Ryan was rescued from a home where lots of animals were neglected. He had diabetes so he spent his life here with us.
Edwina

Edwina

IN MEMORY – Edwina was a sanctuary resident who spent her life here with us. Name/s: Edwina Species: Rat Gender: Female Date of Birth: January 2008

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