Meet the Animals

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

Current Animals

These are some of animals currently in our care. Apologies – this year has been so busy, it has been impossible to keep the site updated with all the animals we’ve admitted. We hope, early in 2019, to make some changes that will make the site easier to keep updated. Meanwhile, we will at least ensure that pages for animals for rehoming are up to date so visitors know which animals we have for adoption. Currently (21/12/18) we do not have any animals looking for homes since we have been focusing on pigeons the last couple of months. We’ll update once this changes.

The tags below their pictures tell you the current ‘status’ of each animal/group.

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.

Emerald

Emerald

A feral pigeon with badly swollen legs
Calzone

Calzone

A fledgling pigeon with a swollen wing
Kirk

Kirk

A baby pigeon hatched from an egg rescued from a shop front which was being developed
Brontosaurus

Brontosaurus

A male pigeon with torticolis
Bill

Bill

A female feral pigeon with torticolis
Banjo

Banjo

An ex racing pigeon found straying
Cooper

Cooper

A baby born here who developed a leg deformity
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
Daisy

Daisy

A lost racing pigeon attacked by a bird of prey
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
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
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

Billericay Boys Group 2

Billericay Boys Group 2

These boys were rescued from a hoarder where they were allowed to get in terrible condition. Sadly Carl passed from a respiratory infection but Hershel, Dwight and Tyreese found a lovely new home after various surgeries to make them well again.
Heath, Noah and Gabriel

Heath, Noah and Gabriel

These boys were rescued from a hoarding situation but have since found a lovely new home.
Billericay Girls

Billericay Girls

The girls were rescued from a hoarding situation and have since found a new home
Harley & Husky

Harley & Husky

The girls came to us because a family member was allergic to them. They have since found a lovely new home.
Chips

Chips

Chips came to us when his cage mate passed away. He was already neutered so we found him a lovely new home where he was new girlfriends to cuddle.
Wilbert

Wilbert

Wilbert was handed in when the child he was bought for lost interest. He now has a lovely new home where he enjoys cuddles on the sofa.
Ricky

Ricky

Ricky was found unable to fly. After treatment for tapeworm he was returned to the wild.
Toffee

Toffee

Toffee was surrendered for biting. She turned out to be very intelligent and existing in a 'starter cage' drove her near mad with frustration. She now lives in a huge cage with an owner who knows how to keep her happy.
Minnie & Mouse

Minnie & Mouse

Minnie and Mouse arrived separately but became firm friends here. Mouse came in when a family member became allergic to her. Minnie was in a pet shop adoption section advertised as needing to be homed alone. As expected, she mixed brilliantly with others and now lives in a group in her lovely new home.
Murphy

Murphy

Murphy came to us suffering from a virus. He made a full recovery and has since been returned to the wild.
Renaldo

Renaldo

Renaldo came to us suffering from a virus. He made a full recovering and has since been returned to the wild.
Nero

Nero

Nero was found unable to fly. He was treated for a problem with his crop and has since been returned to the wild.

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.

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