About Us

A Mutual PACT Between People and Animals

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People for Animal Care Trust (PACT) was established by a group of people dedicated to animal welfare, and registered as a charity in March 1995. The PACT animal sanctuary is one of the largest in East Anglia.

PACT is a charity that begins where other local organisations have neither the facilities nor expertise to cope.

PACT rescues, rehabilitates and where possible re-homes, neglected, injured and abandoned animals.Our specialty is 'problem animals', victims of physical or mental abuse. They are coaxed back to health, overcoming their behavioral distress and restoring their dignity. In most cases these poor creatures would have had no option other than euthanasia.

PACT has a strict ‘no kill' policy

To all questions, the answers must always be, 'what is best for the animals'?

Over the past sixteen years, PACT has re homed or released over 5,000 animals, and now has over 1600 resident animals at the sanctuary. Exotic birds, rats, gerbils, hamsters, ferrets, rabbits, guinea pigs, cats, dogs, sheep, pigs, goats, ponies and horses.

PACT Animals Help People

To advance the education of the public in the care of animals and the preservation, improvement and protection of the habitat and environment of animals.

PACT is now accepted as one of the best environments for animal welfare training. Every year we provide work experience for over 25 students from agricultural colleges and local schools.

PACT has 16 employed animal care assistants and many volunteers, some who just love animals, and want to help our work, others are helpers experiencing health problems who come just to sit with the cats for an hour or so, or at different times to walk dogs, and still others who spend two or three days a week at the sanctuary. Working and being with the animals has proven to be an excellent aid to help people learn to cope and relate to people.