Sanctuary Stories

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Sanctuary Stories

Fur farms are slaughtering mink by the millions, but Olaf found a way out to the good life

A white-furred, pink-nosed mink looks curiously towards the camera lens from a hammock in a cage.
Olaf at Critter Camp Exotic Pet Sanctuary. Photos provided and taken by Beth Randall, unless otherwise noted


Sanctuary Stories

Delilah is a special girl, a beautiful living reminder that turkeys are people too

A person in a blue flannel shirt, mask, and hat holds a cute young white turkey who seems to be looking at the camera
Photos courtesy of Zoe Rosenberg


Sanctuary Stories

Advocates like Kindred Community Farm Sanctuary rescue individuals like Badger from a brutal end in Canada’s horse meat export business

Keryn Denroche, a woman with short gray hair and a gray mask, poses with a soft looking brown horse on her farm sanctuary
Denroche and Badger. Photo provided by Kindred Community Farm Sanctuary


A group of ducks congregate on some garden rocks and shallow water, with green trees and blue skies in the background
All photos provided by Unity Farm Sanctuary

Sanctuary Stories

Purchased to provide comfort, cuteness, or social media clout, ducklings are often abandoned as they grow into ducks


Sanctuary Stories

Lola and Phoenix are in for the good life now that they’ve found sanctuary at The Good Place

Two white chickens with bright red head combs stand behind a wire mesh fence.
Lola and Phoenix. Photo: Jessica Scott-Reid


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2 piglets rescued from a factory farm are named for someone who wanted every pig to have a chance at the good life

2 white-and-brown spotted piglets cuddling on a blanket on the floor next to some dog crates.
Regan and Russell. Photos: Arthur’s Acres


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Rescued from a zoo that’s since been shut down, 3 little goats finally have a respite from the stress and anxiety of their past life

Paddy and Shamus. All photos courtesy of Wendy Lee Riley


Sanctuary Stories

Many animals have headed to gas chambers after Covid-19 outbreak forced factory farming operations to close. These were the lucky ones.

Photos provided by Shawn Camp


Sanctuary Stories

When universities shut down, labs close, and the animals caged there die. Beagle Freedom Project is trying to give them another chance.

Duchess and Georgie. Photos provided by Mati Nabhan


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Remy was terrified of humans after her initial rescue, but now she loves to play and snuggle

Photos and videos provided by No Dogs Left Behind

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