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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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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…


Standing Together: AAPI Community Solidarity

As an organization whose values include kindness and advocacy, we feel compelled to speak on the racism and horrific violence…


Why It’s Important To Keep Your Easter Baskets Animal-Free

Spring is here! Though we love the warmer weather, with Easter around the corner we anticipate a surge in rescue…


Heartbroken, But Raising Our Voice: CAS Reacts To The U.S. Capitol Mob

Like so many of you, we are reeling from yesterday’s events, when an overlapping mob of Trump loyalists, fascists, white…

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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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…


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…


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…


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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Homemade Vegan Italian Sausage

Try this recipe and see how easy, delicious, and economical it can be to make your own vegan sausages at…


Tender Seitan Cutlets

Replace chicken and veal with a more compassionate choice: seitan cutlets. Easy and economical, these tender seitan cutlets will be…


Homemade Vegan Butter

Making your own vegan butter couldn't get any easier. Homemade vegan butter is often made with nuts, but in this…


Spiced Cream of Tomato Soup

Time to update this classic recipe by veganizing it and adding more flavors and texture. Chef Linda's luscious heart- and…