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Romeo - CA
Romeo - CA
Turkey - CA

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…

Esther - MO
Esther - MO
Turkey - MO

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…

Lemon - MO
Lemon - MO
Turkey - MO

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…

Neptune - MO
Neptune - MO
Turkey - MO

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…

Ora - MO
Ora - MO
Turkey - MO

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…

Betty Morgan - MO
Betty Morgan - MO
Turkey - MO

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…

Smudge - MO
Smudge - MO
Turkey - MO

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…

Sun - CA
Sun - CA
Turkey - CA

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…

Heather - TN
Heather - TN
Turkey - TN

Heather was rescued with her two brothers in 2015 from Thanksgiving. She lived in horrible conditions and saw terrible things being done to other turkeys.…

Peyton Manning - MO
Peyton Manning - MO
Turkey - MO

Peyton Manning was rescued along with two other turkeys from Thanksgiving in Tennessee, in 2015. Male turkeys are not designed to live together once…

Penelope - TN
Penelope - TN
Turkey - TN

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…

Alice - CA
Alice - CA
Turkey - CA

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…

Azul - MO
Azul - MO
Turkey - MO

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…

Scarlett - CA
Scarlett - CA
Turkey - CA

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…

Paloma - CA
Paloma - CA
Turkey - CA

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…

Luke Skywalker - TN
Luke Skywalker - TN
Turkey - TN

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…

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.