R.I.P. Herbie

R.I.P. Herbie

We are very sad to announce that we have had to say goodbye to our gentle giant Herbie, the dairy bull we rescued some nine years ago and hand reared. Yesterday morning Dee Dee, one of the herd was mooing and mooing, she was trying to attract our attention, something wasn’t right, she wanted to…

Swan Rescue
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Swan Rescue

Another swan rescue today. We get understandably frustrated by the number of calls we receive for waterfowl caught up in carelessly discarded fishing hooks and line, in most cases we cannot help as we simply don’t have the resources to help or the birds are inaccessible on or close to water. Today we managed to…

Busy Day
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Busy Day

Today has been a busy one with a hedgehog admitted and we had three call outs to attend to. This juvenile swan was on a busy road, we have taken him in to check over before a safe release. We took a call for another swan in the centre of a duel carriageway, however they…

Busy!!
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Busy!!

It has been a busy week (as usual) with many calls for animals including wildlife. Unfortunately we are not always able to respond to large animal rescues, we do though offer advice and signpost. This week calls have included providing advice to vets, the fire brigade and the Police on several occasions. We receive many…

The Sanctuary

The sanctuary is based at the home of Jon and Beth Founders of the charity, the use of thier home and 22 acre at two sites is donated to the charity free of charge, both sites are close together. The Main Sanctuary comprises of 4 acres At a sperate site Brinsley Hill we have an additional 18 acres, with…

Hogs
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Hogs

Its getting a little late in the season for juvenile hogs but still time for them to grow ready for hibernation. This trio though were found alone, the nest had possibly been disturbed. They arrived cold and have lost weight, they were in real danger and would not have survived another night. If you ever…

Heron Released
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Heron Released

The Heron we admitted mid August has been released today and what a sight it was to see such a large majestic bird fly. This chap arrived emaciated, grounded and very weak, he could hardly stand. X-rays didn’t revieil anything untoward, however we found a high worm burden in his poo. Initially we tube fed…

Cats Wanting a Home
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Cats Wanting a Home

We have three lovely cats in now that are ready for lifelong loving homes. Domino is a female black and white cat who is approx. 9 months old. Lilo, a gorgeous tabby who is approx. 1 years old. Moonlight, another lovely black and white lady approx. 4 years old. All have been spayed, chipped, and…