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72 Hours of Baby Goats: Chaos, Cuteness, and Hard Choices

In October 2015, we rescued 27 goats from horrendous conditions, in the case known as the “backyard butcher.” Among those sick, fragile rescues were Leah, Vanna, and Jacqueline. As these […]

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Five Years Of Love, Hope + Changing Hearts

“After 10 years of looking into thousands of pig eyes, I’ve come to understand that they’re never vacant. There’s always someone looking back at me” – Bob Comis In the […]

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Chef Sara, Parting is Such Sweet Sorrow

When Chef Sara Boan came to us in 2016, we had no idea how much she would come to truly embody Catskill Animal Sanctuary. Some of the strongest pillars of […]

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Thank You— We Reached Our #GivingTuesday2019 Donation Match!

Just like Tucker sharing his hay, our Herd knows the power of kindness: WE HIT OUR #GivingTuesday2019 $15,000 MATCH! We couldn’t do this vital work without ALL of you— supporting us, […]

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Our Herd Grows Stronger Through Gratitude & Generosity: Giving Tuesday 2019 

Hello, Friends— we hope you’re enjoying the season! Around here it’s been a rough few weeks: we won’t sugarcoat it! So many of our animal care crew have been down […]

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“Adopt” A Sanctuary Turkey For A Day Or Sponsor For A Year

    Adopt For The Day For a one time donation of $40 (to adopt an individual turkey) or $300 (adopt the flock!) you’ll receive: A photo of your new […]

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A Downed Cow And A Determined Team: We Are Stronger Together. 

A Glimpse of Sanctuary Life From Animal Care Director Kelly Mullins: “Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.” – Helen Keller “Sanctuary time” isn’t like […]

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The Sanctuary Celebrates World Vegan Day

World Vegan Day has been observed every year since 1994— and here at the Sanctuary we love to celebrate it! We’ve made a video with some of our staff about […]

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The Sanctuary Will Be Closed On Saturday November 2nd For Gobble & Groove Preparations! (Plus New Hours, Upcoming Events, And More!)

As the weekend of Gobble & Groove draws closer, we’re all in high gear to prepare for our annual fall celebration: The chefs are testing and perfecting their chili, cornbread, […]

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Fall Is The Season Of Warmth & Comfort At The Sanctuary

As the leaves turn golden and the air grows chilly at Catskill Animal Sanctuary, we’re enveloped in the warm friendship of our neighbors, Fortune Valley Manor, who are graciously hosting […]