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Baby Rabbits

18 Jul 2013

This chap is one of two baby wild rabbits that we have with us at the moment, they are both now weaned and eating solids. Now fending for themselves, we can now minimise human contact and get them wild, ready for release. One rabbit was found under a car, the other captured by a pet cat. Both […]

When the Little Owl got stuck in the Chimney

07 Jul 2013

This young Little Owl had a lucky escape, he fell down a chimney into the fire below. Fortunately the fire was not lit and he was heard by the occupiers. Being a log burner, he could easily be rescued from the his ordeal, by opening the doors. After a few nights in an incubator under […]

Wildlife Rescue

20 Jun 2013

The cold Spring really seems to have affected wildlife. Normally we are in-undated with orphaned birds and mammals from May onwards, this year though Spring has come very late. We are now, almost into July, receiving the glut of baby birds, hedgehogs and foxes. this little guy is a Dunnock, happily receiving his meal. If […]

8 Orphaned Ducklings arrive

16 Jun 2013

Early this morning 8 orphaned Mallard Ducklings arrived, mum was nowhere to be seen and so if left unattended, they would not have stood a chance. These really cute fluff balls are all now tucked up together, on a heat pad in our animal hospital, where we are also caring for many other different animals, […]

Mum and 6 Piglets, Rescued from Hell

18 May 2013

Last weekend we took a call from a cat and dog rescue charity that had taken a call about some pigs kept in appalling conditions. We were asked to see if we could take mum and 6 piglets in. We did initially say no, as we are full. We already have 10 pigs and can only take on more, […]

Injured Collard Dove

08 May 2013

This is a lucky Collard dove, we found him at the sanctuary, grounded and  immobilised due to a broken left leg, broken in two places. We swiftly splinted the leg and put him in a cage for rest and rehabilitation. He certainly chose the right place to get a broken leg!  

Rescued Baby Stoat

04 May 2013

Two weeks ago we took in a baby stoat, he was found on a path with a small injury, you can just see the healed wound in this photo. He was very young, had no fur and his eyes still closed, this photo was taken two weeks after the rescue. Here he is now at […]

Pair of Book Ends

27 Apr 2013

At the sanctuary we receive calls at all times of day and night, not easy when we also work for a living, sometimes when we return home the voice mail is full and we have to prioritise the return calls. Last night we took two calls around midnight, one was for these two beautiful Doves. A member of the public found these two birds just […]