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

Smudge - Turkey - Missouri

Smudge and her sisters were rescued right down the road from us. One of our neighbors called us after 11 turkeys showed up at their house and were hanging out with them in their yard. They were the friendliest turkeys…

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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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Esther - Turkey - Missouri

Esther and her sisters were rescued right down the road from us. One of our neighbors called us after 11 turkeys showed up at their house and were hanging out with them in their yard. They were the friendliest turkeys…

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Romeo - Turkey - California

Romeo was rescued in St Louis, Missouri along with his ten brothers and sisters. They were running around the neighborhood and in the street, and after getting many calls from upset and concerned neighbors, we took them…

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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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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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Neptune - Turkey - Missouri

Neptune and her sisters were rescued right down the road from us. One of our neighbors called us after 11 turkeys showed up at their house and were hanging out with them in their yard. They were the friendliest turkeys…

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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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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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Ora - Turkey - Missouri

Ora and her sisters were rescued right down the road from us. One of our neighbors called us after 11 turkeys showed up at their house and were hanging out with them in their yard. They were the friendliest turkeys they…

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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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Betty Morgan - Turkey - Missouri

Betty Morgan was purchased from a turkey farm by an eight year old girl. When her parents wouldn’t allow her to keep her as a pet, she begged one of our volunteers to save her, and our volunteer gave her to us to be a…

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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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Lemon - Turkey - Missouri

Lemon and her sisters were rescued right down the road from us. One of our neighbors called us after 11 turkeys showed up at their house and were hanging out with them in their yard. They were the friendliest turkeys they…

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Azul - Turkey - Missouri

Azul and her sisters were rescued right down the road from us. One of our neighbors called us after 11 turkeys showed up at their house and were hanging out with them in their yard. They were the friendliest turkeys 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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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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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.