Catskill Animal Sanctuary

    

  Kathy Stevens has an abounding love of animals that is the foundation of compassion upon which the Catskill Animal Sanctuary is built.

More than 2,000 animals have lived at Catskill Animal Sanctuary since it’s founding in 2003. And while the love Kathy Stevens and her staff have for them is stunning, more remarkable is who the animals become at this place where kindness rules.

Rescued California Hens Move East To Sanctuaries

Sep 5, 2013
Courtesy of Animal Place

More than 1,000 hens rescued from a factory egg operation in California arrived via plane in New York this morning.  Four hundred of the hens are headed for two sanctuaries in the Hudson Valley region.

1,150 hens touched down in Elmira, New York. The $50,000 flight was funded by an anonymous donor. Kim Sturla is with California-based sanctuary for farmed animals Animal Place. She says the hens flown east were part of the more than 3,000 rescued from what is called a battery hen operation, an egg-laying factory.