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We’re counting down the last days of 2014, but before we say goodbye we’re holding one more volunteer orientation. Join us this Saturday, December 20, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., when we’ll give an overview of CAS’ work and the volunteer opportunities available, give a tour of the Sanctuary, and answer any questions you may have. If you’re interested in volunteering in the barn then you’ll even have an opportunity to jump in after orientation. Be sure to wear warm clothes and sturdy boots! Feel free to bring water and lunch. Please remember that we’re a vegan organization so out of respect […]

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Has your search for the latest and greatest gizmo left you feeling frustrated with the hustle and bustle of holiday shopping?  CAS has the perfect answer to your gift giving dilemma: give the gift of animal sponsorship to help care for a rescued farmed animal for an entire year! What better way to embrace the true meaning of the holidays than to share in the joy of providing for a rescued animal? Why Sponsor an Animal at CAS? The residents of  CAS enjoy a full and rich life with freedom and love. They are allowed to form deep bonds with […]

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Did You Know? With distinct personalities, turkeys love a good conversation and will happily cluck, chirp, and gobble in response to voices or along with music. In nature, they are born athletes, capable of running at speeds of 25 mph and flying even faster. But in crowded factory farm settings, turkeys are not allowed to do what comes naturally. They are housed by the thousands in dark, cramped barns with little ventilation, from incubator to slaughter. Their sensitive beaks and toes are often clipped, without anesthetic, to prevent them from scratching and pecking one another in these close confines. Domestic turkeys are genetically […]

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These two Nigerian Dwarf boys came to CAS in September when their family could no longer care for them. Their family loved them very much and wanted to make sure they had a great home so they called CAS where their daughter had attended summer day camp. Though they look like cuddly little kids, Jake and Cello are fully grown at 1 ½ years old. These inquisitive boys have now joined the Underfoot Family of free ranging residents. Jake and Cello love tagging along behind Arthur, Stencil, Sansa, and Thelma on their daily adventures. They have lots of energy and love romping and […]

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