Teaching People Kindness and Compassion to Animals, Each Other and our Planet.
Teaching People Kindness and Compassion to Animals, Each Other and our Planet.
Nigel - MO
Nigel - MO
Chicken - MO

Nigel was found on the side of a busy highway in Nashville, alone, scared, and pecking through litter. How he got there we can’t say for sure, but it’s…

Kahlua - CA
Kahlua - CA
Chicken - CA

Kahlua lived with a group of chicks as part of someone’s family when a predator got into their enclosure and killed all but Kahlua. The family asked…

Dylan - CA
Dylan - CA
Chicken - CA

Dylan along with her sisters, Alex and Monique, was rescued from a slaughterhouse. Filthy, terrified, and fearing the worst, it took them a while to…

Mildred - TN
Mildred - TN
Chicken - TN

When Mildred’s family moved, they quickly found out their home was not safe for Girlfriend and her sisters. They knew they had to find a safer place…

Girlfriend - TN
Girlfriend - TN
Chicken - TN

When Girlfriend's family moved, they quickly found out their home was not safe for Girlfriend and her sisters. They knew they had to find a safer place…

Rebecca - CA
Rebecca - CA
Chicken - CA

Rebecca was found wandering the streets and brought to the safety of The Gentle Barn so she could have a home and a family. We absolutely love having…

Rosey - TN
Rosey - TN
Chicken - TN

Rosey was adopted out to a family when we first moved to Tennessee, but it didn't work out so he came back to live with us. While we were looking for…

Opal - MO
Opal - MO
Chicken - MO

Opal lived her entire life with a family who loved her very much and a sister who she adored. Tragically, something attacked her sister one night and…

Monique - CA
Monique - CA
Chicken - CA

Monique along with her sisters, Dylan and Alex, was rescued from a slaughterhouse. Filthy, terrified, and fearing the worst, it took a while for them…

Tulip - CA
Tulip - CA
Chicken - CA

We found Tulip and her family under a bush. We knew if they stayed wild they would be eaten by predators. We brought them to live with us as part of…

Meep - CA
Meep - CA
Chicken - CA

Meep was brought to us orphaned at a day old. Too young to be in the barnyard alone, we brought Meep into our house and became his family. He slept…

Rick Springfield - TN
Rick Springfield - TN
Chicken - TN

Rick Springfield was found at The Nashville international airport. He was named in honor of his name sake’s birthday and will sing his songs and live…

Coal - TN
Coal - TN
Chicken - TN

Coal’s companion passed away on the same day that our rooster, Rosey’s companion passed away. They were both alone and grieving, so we asked if we could…

Fluffy - TN
Fluffy - TN
Chicken - TN

When their family moved they quickly found out their home was not safe for Fluffy and her sisters. They knew they had to find a safer place for them.…

Georgia - MO
Georgia - MO
Chicken - MO

Georgia (white one) was unwanted by her owner because she wasn't laying eggs anymore. At The Gentle Barn we love her not for her eggs, but for her beautiful…

Rita - TN
Rita - TN
Chicken - TN

We were contacted by a woman who had a flock of chickens that she loved, but no matter how hard she tried to predator-proof her yard and coop, predators…

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