Teaching People Kindness and Compassion to Animals, Each Other and our Planet.
Teaching People Kindness and Compassion to Animals, Each Other and our Planet.

The Gentle Barn Animals

Paloma - Turkey - California

Paloma was rescued from Thanksgiving with her sister Scarlett in California, in 2014. They were filthy and terrified when we saved them and it took months to earn their trust. Paloma now loves to sing and be told how beautiful…

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Adeline - Turkey - Tennessee

Adeline was rescued from Thanksgiving in California with her 4 sisters, in 2015. They had seen other turkeys slaughtered right in front of them and waited for us to do the same to them. We stationed volunteers to sit with…

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Penelope - Turkey - Tennessee

Penelope came from a farm where she was used for breeding. When her much older male companion passed away, the farmer did not want her crossbreeding with the other breeds of turkeys and had no use for her anymore. He had…

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Peyton Manning - Turkey - Missouri

Peyton Manning was rescued along with two other turkeys from Thanksgiving in Tennessee, in 2015. Male turkeys are not designed to live together once they hit sexual maturity, and once Peyton and his brother Luke reached…

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Nalla - Turkey - California

Nalla was rescued from Thanksgiving with her sister McKenna Rocket in California in 2014. They were so scared and sad when we brought them home. It took several months, but we were finally able to convince them that they…

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Alice - Turkey - California

Alice was rescued from Thanksgiving in California with her 4 sisters, in 2015. They had seen other turkeys slaughtered right in front of them and waited for us to do the same to them. We stationed volunteers to sit with…

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Scarlett - Turkey - California

Scarlett was rescued from Thanksgiving with her sister Paloma in California, in 2014. They were filthy and terrified when we saved them and it took months to earn their trust. Scarlett now loves to explore the barnyard…

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Luke Skywalker - Turkey - Tennessee

Luke was rescued from slaughter just before Thanksgiving in 2015. He came from a very scary place where he was kept in terrible conditions, handled very rough, and saw terrible things being done to other turkeys. He was…

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Sun - Turkey - California

Sun was rescued from Thanksgiving in California with her 4 sisters, in 2015. They had seen other turkeys slaughtered right in front of them and waited for us to do the same to them. We stationed volunteers to sit with…

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Heather - Turkey - Tennessee

Heather was rescued with her two brothers in 2015 from slaughter. She lived in horrible conditions and saw terrible things being done to other turkeys. She was handled very roughly and was given no reason to ever trust.…

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Rama - Turkey - California

Rama and her sister Krishna were rescued from Thanksgiving in California, in 2008. They were very frightened when they came here, but they soon realized that they were safe, respected and adored. They walk around the barnyard…

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Sponsorship Benefits

When you sponsor an animal for yourself or as a gift, you will receive in the mail a Certificate of Sponsorship, your animal friend's bio, and a beautiful 5x7 photo!

You will also receive monthly updates by email letting you know how your animal friend is doing as well as an updated photo.