Born in the early hours of this frosty morn was a sweet little lamb whose future, from the get-go, was uncertain.
Her still intact “slippers” on her hooves, a natural protection Mother Nature designed to ensure her exiting her mother’s womb would cause no damage, told she had not walked nor fed.
We shall never know why she had ended up where she had, but thankful we shall always be for the human kindness that guided her to sanctuary. For devoid of her dear mumma’s love and care, she did not stand a chance.
And even with it, it could only keep her safe for so long.
With colostrum quickly thawed, it was not long before this vital liquid gold was ravenously downed by little Vermont. Swirling through her body, it would begin kick-starting her immune system with its life-enhancing essential goodness.
That someone refused to turn away when witnessing the plight of wee baby Vermont when they so easily could, and no one other than they, been the wiser, we are reminded that the birthplace of our humanity is not found in how we treat those we consider our equals, but how we treat the most vulnerable amongst us, those we can overpower in any number of ways, those least listened to – the animals.
“Can someone please help me out I have a full grown female goat wanting to give away but marketplace won’t allow me to post…free of charge”.
Dust bathing for the first time in her 73-week life is Katie. Her “sister”, Kayla, eagerly watching on as her blind friend kicks dirt every which way.
When the cheeky young goat we have named Purr broke his leg in a remote community, things were looking grim.
If you are considering bringing a companion animal of any species into your world, please read and pay attention to the following.
Amazing us all just recently was the arrival of four teeny tiny turkeys: Cornelius, Tofurkey, Curious George and Cheerio.
Planting the seeds of kindness were the sweet natures of Hawthorn, Poppy and Tulip, young sheep who touched the heart of a kindly pound worker.
From this moment to the next, we grow and change. Yet we stay who we are. We are shaped by our experiences but not defined by them.
In the early hours of today, dear Henry pig nestled into his straw bed and drew in a breath
Meet Marmalade and Marmaduke, two adorable wee kittens dumped just days before Christmas.