Archive for October, 2011

Poppy (single female) Rehomed

31 Oct 2011

3 years old Dwarf Lop Vaccinated but not yet spayed Poppy sadly came in with her sister but they had been badly fighting and both had several war wounds.  Poppy has a permanent ripped ear and really didn’t like her sister at all.  Poppy needs a male companion and if she is to go with […]

Shaunie our Lucky Resident Lamb

30 Oct 2011

This is our special little boy,  Shaunie, born with a deformed rear leg. Although Shaunie has half of his rear right leg missing from birth, he is a very capable ram and his birth defect has saved his life. Shaunie is this years lamb, but when it came to sending the lambs to market, he was […]

Rescued – Another 2 Wild Dartmoor Ponies Destined for Slaughter

24 Oct 2011

Each year hundreds of Dartmoor ponies are sent for slaughter, either fed to lions and tigers in zoos or turned into pet food. Even though they are rarer than the great giant panda, they are sent to market in their hundreds and sold for only a few pounds, to the only buyers, the meat traders. Each year we work […]

Foxes go to their release pen

22 Oct 2011

  Today was a big day for 2 little foxes we have hand reared.  One of the foxes came in with awful mange and had ongoing treatment for 9 weeks!  We have really struggled to find a suitable site for these foxes be released at.  Other sanctuaries are also having difficulty finding suitable sites.  Thanks […]

Kittens, Kittens, Kittens !!! ALL NOW REHOMED

21 Oct 2011

  These kittens were dumped at the side of the road in Watnall.  A female cat sat petrified with her 3 kittens on the grass verge as cars whizzed past.  What lucky kittens they are that their mother stayed with them and that someone found them all. As a charity we do not take on […]

Brian (male) Rehomed

10 Oct 2011

Name: Brian Age: unknown, possibly 3yrs+ Male Brian is a large, and very sweet chocolate-brown guinea pig who was rescued in December from living all alone outside in temperatures of -18C, where he would certainly have died.  He is an unneutered male who wants some human and guinea pig company.

More Dartmoors find a new home

04 Oct 2011

Back in March we took in 3 more Dartmoor ponies that were destined for slaughter.  Today Henry and Jerry (also known as Splash and Bubbles) found a fabulous home.  They have gone to live with an older gelding called ‘Alfie’ who had already met and befriended the boys.  Their new owner has also handled and […]