Show Marion Thompson an animal in need and she will rescue it. The owner of Tallulah’s Donkey & Horse Sanctuary in Wallasey, Merseyside admits,
“If they need my help, I just have to act…and think about the consequences later.”
This may go some way towards explaining how she now finds herself in sole charge of 27 horses and ponies, 20 donkeys and assorted dogs, cats, chickens, roosters and rabbits. Read more
Meet Redwings Horse Sanctuary’s very own daughter of Winterfell – an irresistibly fluffy donkey named Arya who has proved to be one tough cookie!
Just like her namesake Arya Stark, from George R. R. Martin’s fantasy novels Game of Thrones, donkey Arya is a true survivor having overcome the loss of her mum Millie at a very young age. Read more
Donkeys form extremely strong bonds and the loss of one of a pair of close friends can pose a real threat to the health and wellbeing of the one left behind.
At Redwings Horse Sanctuary, the vets and equine care teams understand just how carefully a lonely donkey must be monitored and managed to help them recover. So when beautiful donkey Derek sadly lost his inseparable companion Clive in September 2015 due to a severe case of colic, they knew they needed to find him a new special friend. Read more
Becky the donkey likes to bring a bit of sparkle to the Brewers Arms in Heathfield, East Sussex. She’s a regular at this cosy country pub, popping in at least once a day. Perhaps she knows this is the right place for a lady who’s lived a bit, or maybe she’s just after food. Either way, I’m off to join the party… Read more