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Owl Rescue

05 Oct 2022

Another day and another bird of prey, we now have 7 Tawny owls with us. This chap got himself caught in netting at a school, thankfully workmen on site built a scaffold to get access to him so he could be freed and brought to us. We carefully removed the remains of the net that […]

Swan Rescue

01 Oct 2022

We admitted this cygnet in the week, they were quite weak and found grounded in a housing estate. Its believed they’d crash-landed. Thankfully an examination hasn’t revelled any injuries and they are eating and drinking as well as hissing at us!! We are confident they’ll be released in the coming days.

Fox Rescue

30 Sep 2022

Rescuing animals can often be stressful and emotional and all too often with wild animals, rescuing means making the decision to end suffering by ending a life, yesterday we had to make such a decision. We took a call regarding an injured fox who had been dragging his rear legs, we loaded our rescue kit […]

Paddy is Rehomed

26 Sep 2022

What a beautiful day it has been today. Paddy the donkey we took on several months ago finally met other donkeys for the first time in his 15 year life!!! How amazing is that. Massive thanks to the staff and customers at Bread and Butterflies cafe in West Bridgford that paid for his castrate and […]

Barn Owl RTA

21 Sep 2022

This handsome barn owl came to us a few weeks ago after being involved in a car collision. When we saw that one of the legs was broken we feared the worst as he had no feeling in the leg, but, after we had X-rays carried out and after much discussion with our amazing vet […]

Tawny Owl

31 Aug 2022

Today we have taken on another bird of prey, we now have 3 tawny owls, a barn owl, a buzzard and a kestrel currently in our care. This chap was found on an A road, a member of the public thankfully stopped and manged to catch him and bring to us. There are no obvious […]

Tawny Owl

24 Aug 2022

We have admitted yet another patient injured by fishing line, this time a tawny owl. On admission he was a very sorry state, a very bedraggled lifeless owl. We carefully cut away and entangled the line, ensuring we removed it all without causing him injury. The line was wrapped around his body and a wing, […]

Meet Dexter

23 Aug 2022

Meet Dexter the old boy. Dexter is an amazing 14 years old, despite this he is doing well for his age, he had lived with another goat but unfortunately he’s been on his own for the past year. His elderly owner was struggling to look after him so he has come to us to be […]