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Catskill Animal Sanctuary

Go behind the scenes at the Sanctuary with the latest news on our world-changing programs, exciting events, tales of rescue, and stories of what Sanctuary life is really like. View all of our events, programs, and fun at a glance so you can plan a Sanctuary visit that’s perfect for you!

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07/22/2021

Be A Champion For Animals At The 2021 Goat Games!

You can take gold and be a champion for rescued animals at the second annual 2021 Goat Games! Grab your…


07/20/2021

Saying Goodbye to Christopher the Caretaker

Last week, we said goodbye to our beloved Christopher. After a year of devastating losses of so many of our…


06/10/2021

Laverne’s Story: A Mother’s Strength — Seen Through A Caregiver’s Eyes

At Catskill Animal Sanctuary, caregivers are often the first to witness new breakthroughs, life milestones, and everyday miracles. They say…


04/21/2021

Earth Day 2021: Connecting & Taking Action

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]It’s been 51 years since the first celebration of Earth Day. We’ve had 51 opportunities — and more — to contemplate…

Herd Around The Barn

News From Kathy Stevens, the Founder

Herd Around The Barn is Founder Kathy Stevens’ blog and podcast! Tune in as Kathy moves from intimate stories of the animals we know and love one week, to a more global perspective on veganism the next. Want to know what it’s like to run a sanctuary? Check. Want to learn from internationally-known leaders in animal welfare, animal rights, climate science, and vegan nutrition? Check. In other words, Herd Around The Barn spans all the reasons veganism matters, delivering fresh, timely content to support you and your desire to change the world one heart, mind, and bite at a time.

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02/25/2021

Giver of One Million Kisses: Remembering Amos

“He was magnificent.” These are the words we’re hearing this week as we share the news of the sudden death…


02/01/2021

Remembering Tiny Dino: The First CAS Love Story

Twenty years ago, Catskill Animal Sanctuary opened our barn doors and welcomed Dino, a Shetland pony close to 30 years…


01/01/2021

Onward, Bruised But Resolute: Reflections For A New Year

From the horrors of a pandemic to those inflicted by climate change; from the hideous realities of systemic racism laid…


11/17/2020

Goodbye, Moses: A Sudden Farewell After a Lifetime of Joy

Our precious Moses, our beautiful spotted boy with giant floppy ears that masked huge golden eyes, is gone. He was…

Add Love + Stir

Compassionate Cuisine

Add Love + Stir is your source for inspiration and support for plant-based eating. Whether you want to eat less meat, go vegan, or add more fun to your vegan journey, our professionally trained vegan chefs have it covered! Here you’ll discover hundreds of recipes for everyday eating, social occasions, and special diets. Want healthy eating tips and kitchen techniques to take the stress out of cooking? We can help with that, too! Dig in!

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07/21/2021

Deep Dish Lasagna

Hearty, wholesome, full of texture and flavor, eaters of all types will swoon when you serve this deep dish vegan…


07/16/2021

BBQ Jackfruit and Polenta Stuffed Peppers

This recipe is a delicious example of how to use seasonal foods, like juicy bell peppers, to create hearty, satisfying…


06/24/2021

Chocolate-Dipped Cashew Caramel Ice Cream Bars

There are some recipes that just need to be made: this is one of them. These homemade vegan ice cream…


06/17/2021

Beyond Meat Burger Hacks

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