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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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Welcome New Rescue Buddy, A 31-Year-Old Blind Horse

Welcome home, Buddy! Meet our newest rescue, the 31-year-old blind Appaloosa, who is gentle as can be. Most people are…


8 Things We Didn’t Know Until We Went Vegan

At Catskill Animal Sanctuary, we often say that the animals are our teachers, and over the past 20 years, we've…


Farewell To Michael, An Unforgettable Girl

Michael. Our people-loving, heart-opening, sassy-girl turkey. She passed quickly and unexpectedly in her sleep after a day filled with her…


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…

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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Deep Dish Lasagna

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


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…


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…


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