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

Bunny Adoption/Foster

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Betty the cow, living in sanctuary at The Gentle Barn California

Betty was a "beef" cow who was impregnated over and over again and her babies taken away from her each year as she screamed for them. At about eight years old she was sent to slaughter pregnant so the farmer would get more money per pound. She gave birth at the slaughterhouse while she awaited slaughter. In a miraculous act of compassion, the owner allowed us to have them both to live together at The Gentle Barn. Because Betty was a seasoned and excellent mother, she was able to focus on the wellbeing of her daughter, even in the darkness, chaos, and trauma of the slaughterhouse. Because of Betty's dedication, her baby, Joyful Heart arrived at The Gentle Barn strong, healthy, and happy. Betty gets to finally raise, nurture, and keep her baby and live with her by her side for the rest of her life. For the rest of her days Betty and her daughter will get good food, clean water, a soft bed,a dn gentle hands; the life that all cows should live!


Sponsor Betty
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In Betty's Honor

As much as we love them, farm animals have shorter lives than we do. If in the unfortunate case they pass, please let us know how you would like to best honor Betty.

*The ultimate use of your donation is at the discretion of The Gentle Barn and it’s Board of Directors.

Donation In Honor of Betty
Help in the care and support of Betty and the animals of The Gentle Barn.
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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.