“It’s so much darker when a light goes out than it would have been if it had never shone.”

Today, with much sadness we have proof of Steinbeck’s quote. Bonnie, our sanctuary figurehead and first rescue, passed away (surrounded by her goat friends) early last evening from gastrointestinal cancer. She was the sweetest elderly lady who enjoyed basking in the sun, snacks, kisses and rubs between her horns. A true lady, she preferred to […]

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Beatrice, the Harper’s Ferry hen

Meet Beatrice who arrived today at Peaceful Fields! She came from Harper’s Ferry, WV where she has been seen wandering in a neighborhood for months. We don’t  know if she initially escaped or was set loose/abandoned. Patrick and Nena have been kindly keeping an eye on her and when it got cold made some shelter […]

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