Inspiring Kindness and Compassion towards Animals, Our Planet, and Each Other
Inspiring Kindness and Compassion towards Animals, Our Planet, and Each Other
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…

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…

Georgia - MO
Georgia - MO
Chicken - MO

Georgia 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 face,…

Snoopy - CA
Snoopy - CA
Chicken - CA

Snoopy came to us from a lovely family who wanted to share their lives with some backyard chickens. They were promised all females, but when Snoopy…

Coal - TN
Coal - TN
Chicken - TN

Coal belonged to one of our staff, and her companion passed away on the same day that our rooster Rosey’s companion passed away. They were both…

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…

Zailey - MO
Zailey - MO
Chicken - MO

Zailey was found lost in a neighborhood and when no owners were found, we were asked to take her in. She acclimated to our other chickens very quickly.…

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…

Dylan - CA
Dylan - CA
Chicken - CA

Dylan was rescued from a slaughterhouse. Filthy, terrified, and fearing the worst, it took them a while to settle in, forgive the past, and trust us.…

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…

Sponsorship Benefits

When you sponsor an animal for yourself or as a gift, you will receive a Certificate of Sponsorship, which includes your animal friend's bio, and a beautiful photo!

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