Pawsome Exotic Small Mammal Sanctuary and Rescue

Belton, TX

Our Mission

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Pawsome is an in-home rescue and sanctuary for small exotic mammals such as rats, mice, guinea pigs, ferrets, hedgehogs, gerbils, sugar gliders and more. Originally founded in 2012, we focus mainly on animals that are deemed "not adoptable" due to issues such as aggression, genetically damaged, old, or sick. If an animal cannot be adopted out due to medical condition(s), age, or veterinarian/animal behavior specialist discretion, they will spend the rest of their days as a permanent sanctuary residence. 



We are promoters of proper and holistic pet nutrition and care. We work closely with many veterinarians to insure our residents are getting the best care possible. All of our animals are fed fresh mostly organic meals daily and our carnivores are fed a strictly raw meat diet. We pride ourselves with our custom to the animal diets prepared in our kitchen with ingred

Adoption Policy

To be considered for adoption you need to: 


Be at least 18 years old 

Pass home inspection 

Have basic knowledge on the type of pet you’re interested in adopting. 

Understand Pawsome reserves the right to refuse the adoption of any animal. 

Pawsome has a life time return policy. If, for whatever reason, you no longer want the pet you adopted from us you must return them to us. 

Have a vet prior to adopting an animal and if not we have a list of approved vets for you. 

Provide your vet information for our records 

Your vet is required to notify us if you: miss appointments, refuse vaccines or treatment, if the animal looks mistreated, or if they haven’t seen the animal in a year.

Pawsome has reserves th

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