Archive for June, 2012

Make Mine a Pint of Boris!

30 Jun 2012

To celebrate Boris’s 4th Birthday, the Marlpool Brewery has launched a new beer, Blind Boris. Named after Boris our rescued blind bull, who will be 4 on July 8th. Boris was born a beef bull, his mother had BVD which caused his deformed eyes, although people feel sorry for him being blind, this has saved his life as we […]

Mallard Released

25 Jun 2012

This little girl came to us in April only a few days old, all cold and very weak. A few hour in an incubator and she was on her way to recovery. Over the weeks we have been taking care of her until large enough to fend for herself in the wild, where she was released yesterday. At […]

Fundraising at Lush

25 Jun 2012

Lush cosmetics have been really supportive of our charity. Last year they donated £1,000 towards our Dartmoor Pony rescue, this year they are supporting us through fundraising events at bot Nottingham and Derby stores. This weekend we were at the Nottingham store, next Sunday 1 July, we will be at the Derby branch. Its great […]

Baby Thrush Rescue

17 Jun 2012

This time of year is so hectic for us, as all the baby birds and mammals come in. We are so full now, that we are having to try and divert them elsewhere, as hand rearing so many animals is such a drain on our time and even harder on work days. Some of these guys need […]

Oliver, Oscar and Olive go to their new home

12 Jun 2012

On Saturday we re-homed Oliver, Oscar and Olive to a great new home in Northampton. Oliver and Oscar were rescued last year, along with their two brothers who were homed in 2011. They all came from a breeder that threaten to destroy these unsold piglets. Olive came to us two months ago from people who could no longer keep her. These guys have fortunately found […]

Ruby the Blind Fox

03 Jun 2012

Ruby the blind fox cub, who was brought to us in April has made a great recovery. When she arrived, she had a torn ear and an infected puncture wound to her neck and her eyes had a discharge. Although these health issues have now been treated by us, she is unfortunately blind and can […]