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Rest In Peace beautiful Jeronimo... 🙏🏻

This week, Lucy had to say a sad goodbye to her precious Jeronimo, after 17 years with her. He had suffered from chronic laminitis & arthritic joints for some time and had reached the point where the pain medication was no longer helping him and he could not gain any weight. The past few days he just didn’t look happy, he was miserable and Lucy could see in his eyes that he’d had enough and didn’t want to suffer anymore. Lucy is heartbroken over losing him but she did the right thing - she could not allow him to suffer more. And we can take comfort in knowing that his last 17 years were spent with someone who loved him and cared for him in a peaceful environment. He was one of the lucky ones

Lucy’s darling, blind Zachariah

Just look at dear boy Zachariah, the little donkey Lucy found at the Syrian border last year. He was dreadfully traumatised and in pain after having had his eyes gouged out and his neck stabbed each side. Here he is with his little angel cushion which somebody has so lovingly given to put in his stable. Without your help, Lucy could not have rescued tortured Zachariah and given him a safe life where he is loved and cherished. It doesn't bear thinking what would have become of him. Lucy's small sanctuary is in desperate need of regular donations to cover the ongoing expenses of running the sanctuary, including the basics such as feed, veterinary and farriery care, and to continue to provide a

Ian the Donkey: from slavery to sanctuary

Ian is one of Lucy’s 39 rescued donkeys. He is a small boy who was in a very sad state when Lucy first saw him pulling a cart carrying three boys, uphill on a dangerous and busy road on the Israeli/Palestinian border. The boys were repeatedly beating the donkey with a heavy metal pole to make him go faster when he was clearly trying to force one leg in front of the other as it was, desperately trying to pull a weight way beyond his capacity, so Lucy asked them to pull over and stop. He was bleeding in several places particularly in the place where he was continuously beaten. Lucy and her small team treated his wounds by the roadside and were sickened to see he had a bleeding hole where the m

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