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Collaborating Against Cruelty: 6 Sanctuaries Rescue 113 Animals From Backyard Butcher
Find out how Farm Sanctuary and 5 other animal Sanctuaries came together to help rescue over 100 animals from a backyard butcher in Florida.
Find out how Farm Sanctuary and 5 other animal Sanctuaries came together to help rescue over 100 animals from a backyard butcher in Florida.
Find out how Farm Sanctuary and 5 other animal Sanctuaries came together to help rescue over 100 animals from a backyard butcher in Florida.

May 22, 2020

Rescue Rescue Story
Nana and Wednesday: A Journey of Hope, Loss, and Healing
Nana wouldn’t be living at Farm Sanctuary if not for her daughter Wednesday.
Nana wouldn’t be living at Farm Sanctuary if not for her daughter Wednesday.
Nana wouldn’t be living at Farm Sanctuary if not for her daughter Wednesday.

March 19, 2020

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Tutu Turkey: Art Project Helps Rescued Bird Escape Slaughter
It’s been said that art imitates life—but in the case of Tutu turkey, art saved a couple lives as well.
It’s been said that art imitates life—but in the case of Tutu turkey, art saved a couple lives as well.
It’s been said that art imitates life—but in the case of Tutu turkey, art saved a couple lives as well.

March 17, 2020

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From Gravel Lot to Green Pasture: Sadie Gets a Second Chance
Sadie had no business being in the business world. The young goat was born on a property owned by a sand and gravel company.
Sadie had no business being in the business world. The young goat was born on a property owned by a sand and gravel company.
Sadie had no business being in the business world. The young goat was born on a property owned by a sand and gravel company.

March 10, 2020

Rescue Rescue Story
The 32-Hour Rescue: Bringing Honey, Camina, and Lux Home
It’s rare that we get the chance to rescue farm animal families intact—but in the case of the “Hobart Trio,” one farmer’s change of heart will allow this family to stay together for life.
It’s rare that we get the chance to rescue farm animal families intact—but in the case of the “Hobart Trio,” one farmer’s change of heart will allow this family to stay together for life.
It’s rare that we get the chance to rescue farm animal families intact—but in the case of the “Hobart Trio,” one farmer’s change of heart will allow this family to stay together for life.

March 4, 2020

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George: Tiny Piglet Left for Dead Now Has a Big Life Ahead of Him
Born at a New York petting zoo, George’s life began on display. But despite all of the eyes on him and his family, few noticed how much George suffered in plain sight.
Born at a New York petting zoo, George’s life began on display. But despite all of the eyes on him and his family, few noticed how much George suffered in plain sight.
Born at a New York petting zoo, George’s life began on display. But despite all of the eyes on him and his family, few noticed how much George suffered in plain sight.

February 27, 2020

Rescue Rescue Story
Joaquin Phoenix Rescues Mother Cow and Newborn Calf Day after Academy Awards Win
A day after winning the Academy Award for Best Actor—and subsequently making a headlining acceptance speech in which he spoke to the plight of mother cows and their babies used in animal agriculture—Joaquin Phoenix h…
A day after winning the Academy Award for Best Actor—and subsequently making a headlining acceptance speech in which he spoke to the plight of mother cows and their babies used in animal agriculture—Joaquin Phoenix helped to liberate a cow and her newborn calf from a Los Angeles slaughterhouse and bring them to Farm Sanctuary.
A day after winning the Academy Award for Best Actor—and subsequently making a headlining acceptance speech in which he spoke to the plight of mother cows and their babies used in animal agriculture—Joaquin Phoenix helped to liberate a cow and her newborn calf from a Los Angeles slaughterhouse and bring them to Farm Sanctuary.

February 21, 2020

Rescue Rescue Story
Rita: Tiny Calf who Lost so Much Finds Her Way Home
Rita was just a few months old when an accident claimed part of her foot—and very nearly, her life.
Rita was just a few months old when an accident claimed part of her foot—and very nearly, her life.
Rita was just a few months old when an accident claimed part of her foot—and very nearly, her life.

January 31, 2020

Rescue Rescue Story
Ebony and Ivory: (Finally) Together in Perfect Harmony
Just like their namesake Stevie Wonder/Paul McCartney song “Ebony and Ivory,” this bovine mother and son will now remain “side by side” for life.
Just like their namesake Stevie Wonder/Paul McCartney song “Ebony and Ivory,” this bovine mother and son will now remain “side by side” for life.
Just like their namesake Stevie Wonder/Paul McCartney song “Ebony and Ivory,” this bovine mother and son will now remain “side by side” for life.

January 7, 2020

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In Memoriam: Remembering Those We Lost in 2019
With every animal we rescue and care for at Farm Sanctuary, there also comes the difficult time when we have to say goodbye.
With every animal we rescue and care for at Farm Sanctuary, there also comes the difficult time when we have to say goodbye.
With every animal we rescue and care for at Farm Sanctuary, there also comes the difficult time when we have to say goodbye.

December 30, 2019

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