WINTER IS COMING

WINTER IS COMING

HELP US PREPARE FOR WINTER!The temperatures on the West Coast have been dropping faster than we had anticipated and we...

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HALLOWEEN HAY DRIVE

HALLOWEEN HAY DRIVE

HAY FOR HALLOWEENOctober marks the beginning of cooler temperatures which require more feed and bedding for the...

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MEET LALA

MEET LALA

ADOPT DON'T SHOP IS FOR PIGS TOO!LaLa's story is all too common. Bred and bought as a tiny piglet, neglected as she...

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EMERGENCY HAY DRIVE

EMERGENCY HAY DRIVE

HAY DRIVE FOR THE ANIMALSHay prices have become absolutely astronomical up and down the West Coast and California has...

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MEET SPROUT

MEET SPROUT

SPECIAL SPROUTSprout was born here at the sanctuary and has never known anything but kindness. However he has had his...

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MEET CATTY AND PURRS

MEET CATTY AND PURRS

WELCOME CATTY AND PURRSWe don't know where Catty and his brother Purrs came from but one day we heard the faint meow...

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MEET EDIE

MEET EDIE

EDIE THE EARLESS PIGGYEdie has been through a lot. She was abandoned by cruel humans outside alone to fend for...

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KEEP THE ANIMALS SAFE

KEEP THE ANIMALS SAFE

WE HAVE BEGUN PLANNING FOR THE REALITY OF WHAT IS SURE TO BE A VERY DANGEROUS FIRE SEASON HERE AT THE SANCTUARYThe...

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SHEAR THE SHEEP

SHEAR THE SHEEP

For the health and safety of our flock we have a professional shearer come out to the sanctuary every Spring to shear...

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CELEBRATE ALL MOTHERS

CELEBRATE ALL MOTHERS

Mothers and their children living their lives together in peace is one of the most beautiful gifts we can give the...

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HAPPY EARTH DAY!

HAPPY EARTH DAY!

Help us celebrate Earth Day by planting 30 fruit trees here at the sanctuary!! Not only are trees so important to our...

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WELCOME BLUEBERRY

WELCOME BLUEBERRY

This beautiful boy is a former cockfighting rooster who was found outside alone fending for himself in the wild. He...

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WELCOME BONNIE

WELCOME BONNIE

A few weeks ago a lab tech reached out to us about a Yorkshire pig in need of rescue from a research lab. She had just...

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HELP US HELP SPROUT

HELP US HELP SPROUT

This weekend we rushed our most beloved little ram Sprout to UC Davis for Emergency Surgery. Sprout was not feeling...

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HELP US REBUILD

HELP US REBUILD

MATCHING OPPORTUNITY An incredibly generous local foundation has reached out to us to match the next $10,000 in...

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NEW YEAR NEW RESCUE

NEW YEAR NEW RESCUE

WELCOME LILAH On New Year's Day, amidst recovering from a nearly fatal flood which ravaged much of the sanctuary and...

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EMERGENCY FLASH FLOOD

EMERGENCY FLASH FLOOD

EMERGENCY FLASH FLOOD Late Sunday around midnight without warning a flash flood tore through the sanctuary. Many of...

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2021 IN REVIEW

2021 IN REVIEW

2021 HAS BEEN A YEARTO REMEMBER! Despite the challenges we have faced from wildfires and drought to increased feed...

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HAY FOR HALLOWEEN

HAY FOR HALLOWEEN

Spooky season marks the beginning of cooler temperatures which require more feed and bedding for for the animals. So...

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MEET MICKI

MEET MICKI

Micki is our animal ambassador for the month of October. This beautiful girl has overcome so much and is an amazing...

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MEDICAL UPDATES

MEDICAL UPDATES

Our veterinary team was busy last month with all of the medical concerns that suddenly came up in so many of the...

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WELCOME POPPY

WELCOME POPPY

Last week we sent out an urgent plea to help us save a very sweet piggy from euthanasia. And you all answered our...

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MEET PETUNIA

MEET PETUNIA

Our animal ambassador for the month of September is Petunia! Petunia is such an amazing ambassador for her species and...

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SAVING POPPY

SAVING POPPY

The Santa Cruz County Animal Shelter reached out to us about a very sweet piggy in such bad condition that she was...

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RUBY UPDATE

RUBY UPDATE

Thank you so much for your incredible outpouring of love and support for Ruby our little goat who recently injured her...

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MEET COLORADO

MEET COLORADO

This sweet boy is such a survivor. Colorado is a game rooster who are often used in cockfighting. Colorado was...

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RUBY NEEDS YOUR HELP

RUBY NEEDS YOUR HELP

This week we had an emergency with Ruby. When we went out for our night feeding we found half of our goat herd covered...

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MEET POPSICLE

MEET POPSICLE

Popsicle is our animal ambassador for the month of July. And this big boy is the best ambassador because he LOVES to...

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FOOD FOR ALL

FOOD FOR ALL

This summer we have expanded our free plant based food share, which provides vegan groceries to people in need, to...

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