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

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…

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…

Luigi - CA
Luigi - CA
Chicken - CA

Luigi was left at our veterinarians office by someone who couldn’t take care of him. Our vet asked us to take him in and we are so glad we did. He’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…

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…

Diamond - MO
Diamond - MO
Chicken - MO

Diamond was going to be killed because she was too old to lay eggs. But we love her not for her eggs, but for her feathered beauty, her intelligent…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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.…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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