Brownie visit

We welcomed 18 excited Brownies from the 7th Poynton Brownies to the sanctuary on Saturday 12th November. Accompanied by their leaders, the group enjoyed a tour and talks from Sanctuary manager Sarah, assisted by volunteers Karen and Jannine. The group leant how to care for horses, rabbits, ducks, chickens and of course, cats. There was…

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Halloween in the Spooky Barn

The sanctuary hosted mini ghostbusters, many in fancy dress on the afternoon of Saturday 29th October for the annual ‘Halloween in the Spooky Barn’ event. Sustained with delicious home-made Halloween cakes and goodies kindly baked and donated by the Sanctuary’s volunteers and supporters, the phantom chasers enjoyed numerous games and activities. It was a very…

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Fundraising

If you are already planning your Christmas grocery shopping, please consider dropping off a box or packet of pet food in one of the sanctuary’s donation bins. The sanctuary team will be on site every day during the holidays looking after our animals and a foodie gift would be very much appreciated by those animals…

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Family Fun Day

Our 2nd Annual Family Fun Day took place on Sunday June 7th in the Sanctuary grounds. Fortunately the Summer decided to attend too with the sun shining on everyone. Sanctuary Tours proved extremely popular once again so many thanks to Myra, and 2 of our Saturday volunteers, Nicola and Jannine for escorting the groups around…

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Fun Day Success

Well, the Fun Day is over, the party tent is down and the huge clear up operation has begun in earnest. Firstly can we thank each and every person that helped with our Fun Day in what ever way, shape or form. We cannot even begin to list all the individuals who supported us, but…

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Walkies in the Woods

A bright spring morning greeted more than 60 walkers and 30 dogs for our ‘Walkies in the Woods’ fundraising event on Sunday, 19th April. Included on the 6 mile route was a ‘re-fuelling stop at the sanctuary that satisfied both our 2 legged and 4 legged participants with cake and special doggie bags. Each doggie…

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Easter Eggstravaganza!

With guided tours of the Sanctuary, face-painting, treasure hunt, chocolate tombolas, ‘bunny games’ and cakes aplenty, our first ever Easter Eggstravaganza raised £574 for the Sanctuary. Families flocked to the site to join in the fun on Thursday 9th April and the weather was glorious! A small team of dedicated volunteers rallied round for the day and worked tirelessly setting up, manning the stalls and…

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So Cheshire January Sale

Cheshire’s online lifestyle magazine is  offering an sale on advertising in aid of two local charities; of which the sanctuary is one, the other being The Children’s Adventure Farm Trust in Knutsford. Instead of a fixed price to promote an article, this month they can be paid for in multiples of £10 with 50% of…

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Christmas Pet Memorial Service

  Our annual service was held on the evening of the 16th December at the Sanctuary to celebrate and commemorate the lives of all our pets.   Trustees, staff, volunteers and friends of the sanctuary gathered round our beautifully illuminated Christmas tree to sing carols and give thanks for the joy our pets give us…

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