Posts Tagged ‘Rescue’

Meet Bertie, the not so ‘Micro-Pig’

19 Dec 2010

When we first saw a breeder sell so called micro-pigs on the news, we just knew what would be coming our way. There is no such thing as a micr0-pig.  Pigs are generally quite large and very, very powerful animals, a micro pig is a smaller version, but certainly not small or micro as many breeders claim.

100 – Battery Hens Rescue

05 Nov 2010

Tomorrow we are rescuing another 100 ex-battery hens,this is part of 3000 that are being saved from being sent to slaughter for pet food. If you are on our waiting list, please be patient, it does take time to home check.

Battery Hen Rescue

11 Sep 2010

We travel far and near to rescue these poor girls, this time is was a long trek down south to rescue another 110 hens, at their end of their short productive lives, we rescued a few of the tens of thousands going for slaughter, many going for pet food.

Pigeon in RTA

11 Sep 2010

This poor chap we believe was hit by car , fortunately he was brought to us. He has a broken leg and an injury to his body. He is in a body harness to keep his weight off his broken leg, he will have to remain like this for a couple of weeks, before we can […]

Give a bunny a home

20 Dec 2009

Unfortunately at this time of year rabbits and pets get such a raw deal.  Many people simply want to get rid of their childrens animals just before Christmas to make way for the new toys.

Battery Hen Rescue

19 Dec 2009

We have rescued 80 ex-battery chickens this week, taking our total for the year to over 400. These poor girls live an awful life, in extremely cramped cages, each hen has no more space than an A4 piece of paper. The flock is usually sent for slaughter at 12 to 18 months and replaced with new […]

Buzzard on the Mend

17 Dec 2009

We don’t often rescue birds of prey, but when we do we are amazed by their beauty. This guy we believe has been handled and kept in a very small cage where he could not fly. Therefore he has little muscle tone and cannot currently be released into the wild.

Molly the Pig Rescue

03 Nov 2009

We had decided not to take on any more pigs, 12 pigs eat a lot of food. However when we heard about this poor girl and saw the condition that she was in, we had to do what we could to help get her out of the squalid, muddy conditions that she was kept in.

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