Inspiring Kindness and Compassion towards Animals, Our Planet, and Each Other
Inspiring Kindness and Compassion towards Animals, Our Planet, and Each Other
Poppy - TN
Poppy - TN
Chicken - TN

Poppy came from a home where her and her 6 sisters were loved and cared for as family members. When the family moved they quickly found out their home…

Dudley - TN
Dudley - TN
Cow - TN

Dudley was taken away from his mom at a very young age and was being raised for slaughter. He accidentally got baling twine wrapped around is ankle…

Mavis - TN
Mavis - TN
Chicken - TN

Mavis was one of 102,000 chicks born in an incubator and raised in a poultry farm. Genetically engineered to be full grown at 7 weeks old and destined…

Girlfriend - TN
Girlfriend - TN
Chicken - TN

Girlfriend came from a home where she and her six sisters were loved and cared for as family members. When the family moved, they quickly found out…

Puffy - TN
Puffy - TN
Chicken - TN

Puffy was a happy backyard chicken, along with her sisters, when neighborhood dogs broke in to the yard and started killing off the birds. The family…

Adeline - TN
Adeline - TN
Turkey - TN

We first rescued Adeline with her four sisters. They were scared, filthy, and sick. Once healed, staff and volunteers sat with them each day,…

Carrie - TN
Carrie - TN
Chicken - TN

Carrie was one of twenty chicks rescued from a poultry farm and brought to The Gentle Barn Tennessee to live a better life and spread awareness of the…

Horton - TN
Horton - TN
Pig - TN

Horton was rescued from slaughter when he was only three months old. He came to us covered in ticks, underweight, and terrified of humans. With time…

Freddy - TN
Freddy - TN
Chicken - TN

We were about to start off a brand new week when our beautiful Freddy decided it was time to leave. Freddy Mercury was the last lady to leave of the…

Rosey - TN
Rosey - TN
Chicken - TN

Rosey was one of our very first chickens we rescued at the start of The Gentle Barn Tennessee location. We brought Rosey and his sister, Jessie's Girl…

Fluffy - TN
Fluffy - TN
Chicken - TN

Our beloved Fluffy came in along with a family of chickens who needed a safe, loving space to live and thrive. She lived the life all chickens deserve,…

Langhorn - TN
Langhorn - TN
Chicken - TN

Langhorn was one of twenty chicks rescued from a poultry farm and brought to The Gentle Barn Tennessee to live a better life and spread awareness of…

Penelope - TN
Penelope - TN
Turkey - TN

Penelope was used for breeding so her offspring could be sold for slaughter. When she got older and could no longer breed, she was "useless" to her…

Flash - TN
Flash - TN
Chicken - TN

Flash came from a home where her and her 6 sisters were loved and cared for as family members. When the family moved they quickly found out their home…

Betsy - TN
Betsy - TN
Chicken - TN

Betsy was a happy backyard chicken, along with her sisters, when neighborhood dogs broke in to the yard and started killing off the birds. The family…

Chewbacca - TN
Chewbacca - TN
Alpaca - TN

Chewbacca and two other alpacas were headed for auction and we were able to bring them to The Gentle Barn instead. They were weanlings, very…

Peppermint Patty - TN
Peppermint Patty - TN
Chicken - TN

A Tennessee Love Story

Rosy was originally thought to be a female, but when he was a little older and started…

Rick Springfield - TN
Rick Springfield - TN
Chicken - TN

Rick Springfield was found at the Nashville international airport, obviously waiting for a flight to The Gentle Barn. He was one of the founding…

Carlyle - TN
Carlyle - TN
Chicken - TN

Carlyle was one of twenty chicks rescued from a poultry farm and brought to The Gentle Barn Tennessee to live a better life and spread awareness of…

Sarah - TN
Sarah - TN
Chicken - TN

Sarah was one of twenty chicks rescued from a factory farm where she would have been slaughtered at 7 weeks old. She was brought to The Gentle Barn…

Jesse's Girl - TN
Jesse's Girl - TN
Chicken - TN
Andrew - TN
Andrew - TN
Chicken - TN

Andrew was one of twenty chicks rescued from a factory farm where he would have been slaughtered at 7 weeks old, along with 120,000 chickens. He was…

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