Category Archives: Animals

Lucy

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Only a month old, this little survivor has been through a lot. Most likely bought at a nearby auction, where piglets as young as 2-3 days old are sold for a few dollars, she somehow escaped whomever purchased her. Running loose, she was picked up by a southern California animal control agency. Animal Place learned […]

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Wyatt

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It’s hard to imagine a worse holiday for turkeys than Thanksgiving. Between 43-45 million are killed each year for the “holiday” alone. Wyatt won’t be one of those turkeys. Abandoned at a southern California animal control agency a week before Thanksgiving, Wyatt faced certain death if not for Animal Place. Christine Morrissey of Harvest Home […]

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Clementine

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We do not know what farm Clementine came from in Southern California. We only know that a woman crammed her into a cloth bag and planned on selling her for a Christmas backyard slaughter. It is moments like these when animals like Clementine are in desperate need of a savior, an advocate who won’t turn […]

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Bob

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Shh, don’t tell Mortimer, but he has competition in the “cutest calf” department! Meet Bob, Mortimer’s new best friend and Animal Place’s recent rescue. Confiscated from a rancher by Nevada County Animal Care and Control, Bob’s mom couldn’t stand up, let alone walk. Ill and dying, she needed immediate veterinary assistance. Our local veterinarian, Dr. […]

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Summer & Freedom

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Two years ago, Freedom and Summer arrived to the sanctuary. They were only a few days old and had already suffered immensely at the hands of humans. As “discards” of the dairy industry, these two male calves were sent to auction at only a few days old. For dairy cows to produce milk, they must […]

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Sadie

Sadie has been with Animal Place since 2005. She is a former dairy cow, never given the right to nurse her own babies. When she developed an udder infection, she was discarded as quickly as her male calves were to be slaughtered for veal. She is very shy, but sometimes she loves to lick the […]

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