lucy the hamster

Jacky Carter has been rescuing hamsters, rabbits, guinea pigs and other small animals for many years. As many as 50 can arrive in a week, all with a sorry tale to tell. Some are there because the owner has lost interest in them, or are moving house and can’t take them with them, others have just been abandoned or have become too much of a burden because they are ill.
Good homes are always wanted for these little animals who can bring so much pleasure and enjoyment. If you would like to give a hamster a good home you can contact Jacky on 020 8658 5452 (  They are based in SE London.

Somershire hamster rescue: Wendy Barry rescues hamsters and other small animals. She covers the eastern part of Somerset, West Wiltshire, Bath and all surrounding towns. She also volunteers at a local RSPCA affiliated centre in Bath. They also take in rescue hamsters. You can contact her on 01373 300766.

Animal Lifeline rescue hamsters, cats, rabbits and other small animals. Full details can be found on their website:

Towy Vale web site is operated by Chris and Pete Logsdail. They are breeders and rescuers:


Syrian and Roborovski hamsters available regularly in Central Scotland. Occasionally Winter Whites and Campbells in range of colours and sexes. Re-homing service available. Contact on email address or call 07949 105027, and ask for Morag. Can deliver within reason.

TAG Pet Rescue is based in Thanet, Kent and has over 400 animals including cats and degus. Contact: Kay, 01843 822931 or visit their website for information about the centre and current rescues:

Hamster Rescue (UK). are a small South Lincolnshire rescue, caring for old, unwanted and neglected hamsters of all ages and breeds, until new homes can be found. For more information please visit our website. We can also be contacted on , our phone number is available via our website.
alternatively, contact your local RSPCA or rescue centres. Details of these can be found in local phone books, newspapers or often your vet will have contact numbers.

(If you are a rescue centre and would like to be included here, please contact us)