Category Archives: Animals

Meet Summer

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Birth: 5/25/2009 Arrival 5/31/2009 Born on a dairy farm, Summer was a disappointment to farmers using cows for milk. As a male he would never produce milk, so would never garner them a profit. The farmer sent Summer, along with fifty other calves, to a local “livestock” auction. Summer was purchased by an animal rescuer […]

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Meet Murphy

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Birth: 5/25/2009 Arrival: 5/25/2010 Murphy is a large neutered Holstein with majestic horns and soulful eyes. Born on a dairy farm, Murphy was considered waste – like all male calves born to farms that use cows for milk. He was stolen from his mother and sent to auction. The people who bought Murphy took him […]

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Meet Tommy

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Birth: 9/17/2009 Arrival: 9/17/2010 Tommy is a gentle giant. He is an Angus, a breed used for their flesh. Like most bovines raised for their flesh, Tommy was born on a cow-calf ranch, where cows bond with their calves for 6-8-months before their eventual destination of a feedlot and slaughter. A runt calf, Tommy caught […]

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Six Reasons Turkeys are Awesome

Check out what makes turkeys so great and why you should leave them off your plate!

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Meet Jett the sheep tied to a flagpole

Tied to a flagpole, left to die, Jett is now safe and sound at Animal Place.

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From House of Horror to Safe Haven

Meet Angi, an incredible pig with an incredible story of survival.

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Hens Over Humans (Video)

Meet some of the 1,310 hens saved from being gassed to death at an egg farm. Watch this delightful video!

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Baby Goat Bella Bounces Into Our Hearts (Video)

 Bella is only a little under a month old and, in that time, has bounced securely into our hearts. Her mother, (vegan) Butterscotch, was found loose and taken to flock partner Napa County Animal Services’ shelter. We can only guess she escaped from a dairy farm. . . sadly, her horns were terribly chopped off, […]

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The Bunnies of the Bird World

—-Read One Green Planet’s article!— The Bunnies of the Bird World Marji Beach, Education Director Meeting Twiggy and her four romping friends, it is hard to believe that a week ago, they lived in individual wire cages, their babies stolen and slaughtered. They are five of twenty-eight rabbits saved from a farm phasing out its […]

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Watch a Hen Dustbathe!

From battery cage to dustbathing queen, enjoy this video of She-Ra the superheroine hen!

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