Inspiring Kindness and Compassion towards Animals, Our Planet, and Each Other
Inspiring Kindness and Compassion towards Animals, Our Planet, and Each Other
Rama - CA
Rama - CA
Turkey - CA

Rama was rescued from Thanksgiving. She lived in so much fear for the first several years believing we would harm her. But slowly she realized she was…

McKenna Rockett - CA
McKenna Rockett - CA
Turkey - CA

McKenna Rockett was rescued from Thanksgiving. Filthy and terrified, it took months to get her healthy and happy. McKenna Rockett soon became the love…

Enid - CA
Enid - CA
Turkey - CA

Wild turkeys are smaller and live for about 25 years. Scientists have taken the DNA of a wild turkey and genetically engineered it to create a man made,…

Sir Francis - CA
Sir Francis - CA
Turkey - CA

When we rescued Sir Fancy Pants from Thanksgiving in 2011 he was a tiny, scared baby. He soon became comfortable in our barnyard and we watched him…

Sun - CA
Sun - CA
Turkey - CA

Sun was the oldest living turkey in the history of The Gentle Barn! Because turkeys are genetically engineered to grow very big very fast so they can…

Bloom - CA
Bloom - CA
Turkey - CA

Bloom and her sister, Brave were raised by a woman who loved them very much. She hand-fed them, cuddled with them, and saw them as family. When…

Krishna - CA
Krishna - CA
Turkey - CA

Krishna was rescued from Thanksgiving along with her sister, Rama. They were not given food, water, or shelter where they came from and were emaciated…

Claire - CA
Claire - CA
Turkey - CA

This week we helped Claire out of her body, walked her home, and set her free. Before she left, I told her that she had done an excellent job here,…

Marsha - CA
Marsha - CA
Turkey - CA

Marsha was rescued from Thanksgiving and then was attacked by a dog. After healing at the hospital, Marsha was brought to The Gentle Barn to charm people…

Benny - CA
Benny - CA
Turkey - CA

Benny was rescued from being eaten on Thanksgiving. It is very common for turkey farmers to carry them by their legs and in doing so, they broke her…

Nalla - CA
Nalla - CA
Turkey - CA

Nalla was rescued from Thanksgiving in 2014. She came in filthy and terrified. After several months of good food, clean water, and gentle hands, Nalla…

Portia - CA
Portia - CA
Turkey - CA

Wild turkeys live about 20 years and are able to run, fly and mate . They live in large family groups and are very social and smart. The meat industry…

Monty - CA
Monty - CA
Turkey - CA

Monty was rescued from Thanksgiving. Instead of ending up on someone's plate, he came to The Gentle Barn where he charms hundreds of people and teaches…

Alice - CA
Alice - CA
Turkey - CA

Alice was rescued from Thanksgiving along with four other turkey sisters. They were all nervous and scared of us at first, but soon began to heal and…

Scarlett - CA
Scarlett - CA
Turkey - CA

Scarlet was one of four turkeys that we rescued from Thanksgiving. They were emaciated, filthy, and terrified. Rescuing them allowed us to discover…

Ellen - CA
Ellen - CA
Turkey - CA

Wild turkeys live about 20 years and are able to run, fly and mate . They live in large family groups and are very social and smart. The meat industry…

Tommy - CA
Tommy - CA
Turkey - CA

Tommy the turkey was raised by someone who thought that it would be cool to raise their own Thanksgiving dinner. But when it was time to kill him, the…

Darshana - CA
Darshana - CA
Turkey - CA

Darshana was rescued from Thanksgiving with her two sisters. She was dirty, scared and angry when she came here. But after a short while here, she forgave…

Chloe - CA
Chloe - CA
Turkey - CA

Chloe was rescued just before Thanksgiving. Her toes and beak had been cut off, she was black with filth, and had lost all trust in humans.

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