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Sad News: Ray Charles

Jan 16, 2020

I’ve shared in other newsletters about how relentless Ray’s bumble foot was.  Kindred Blog: Ray Charles Health Care: Part 1 Kindred Blog: Ray Charles Health Care: Part 2 All the volunteers at the farm never gave up as long as he had a good quality of life and there was hope.  We lost that hope on New Year’s Eve. […]

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Sad News: Lucky

Jan 14, 2020

On Saturday, December 14th I got very disturbing news.  A coyote came right into our Children’s Garden and grabbed Lucky!  Before we knew it, Lucky was gone without a trace.   We work so hard at protecting our dear ones from predators.  Every morning we let the birds out to free range while we do […]

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Ray Charles Health Care: Part 2

Dec 22, 2019

Dr. Louise examined Ray Charles on December 5th and agreed to do the surgery but she was not optimistic about the outcome. She was worried about the amount of infection and there was a good possibility it had spread into his bones. I asked her to take x-rays while he was under. There was extensive […]

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Ray Charles Health Care: Part 1

Dec 22, 2019

Ray Charles has had severe bumble foot since the beginning of the summer.  He was examined by two vets who were unable to come up with a treatment plan for him.  The main reason for this is because it’s very unusual for a commercial white breasted turkey to live past 5 months so there is […]

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Kindergarten Field Trip

Oct 26, 2019

Kindred has recently partnered with PEACE which is a resource sharing charity for farm sanctuaries in BC.  Sarein of PEACE was contacted by a Kindergarten teacher, Melissa who wanted to bring her class to a farm sanctuary. None of the other farm sanctuaries in the area accommodate children, so Sarein presented the idea to me […]

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