“I started Jelly Exotics as a personal blog in February 2019, as a way to showcase my growing collection of exotic pets – without terrifying my friends on Facebook! As my confidence grew and I started gaining more knowledge on a variety of species, I decided to approach a local rescue centre (Rainbow Rescue Telford) about helping them take in exotic species.
Under the wing of Rainbow Rescue, I have taken in over 25 animals in need, with 13 already finding their forever homes. I have secured a strong relationship with a fantastic exotic veterinary practice, as well as a local exotic pet shop. My aim was always to be a rescue of my own, and now I have the team behind me to make it happen!
Going into 2020, we are undergoing a full change-over…
- We have rebranded, adopting a consistent theme across all of our digital and traditional marketing platforms.
- We have talked with our local council to discuss potential licensing – something we do not require as a non-profit organisation but we have decided to perform to the licensing standards regardless.
- We have registered as a non-profit organisation with HMRC, and plan to register with the Charity Commission should we become eligible. This involved writing a Charity Constitution, as well as forming a committee.
- We have a strong insurance policy with Cliverton, allowing us to educate the public, run events, and continue our usual rescue and rehoming work.
This year is a big year for us, and we’re excited to share it with you!”
– Founder of Jelly Exotics
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