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IT'S ON AGAIN!!!
Our annual event THE PIG DAY OUT will be held on Sunday 30th April at Country Paradise Parklands in Nerang! Click here to see highlights from previous years, and click on the pic below to go to our official 2017 PIG DAY OUT facebook page THE PIG DAY OUT!!!
The neglect changes you.
The abuse hardens you.
The suffering breaks you.
The ignorance angers you.
The indifference disturbs you.
The injustice destroys you.
On a daily basis…your faith will be tested.
Your heart will be wounded....
Your soul will be altered.
On a weekly basis…you’ll question yourself.
You’ll question your strength.
You’ll question the world.
On a monthly basis…you’ll fall down.
You’ll get up.
You’ll go on…
On a yearly basis…you’ll look back…
You’ll see faces…
You couldn’t save them.
You’ll learn to mourn.
You’ll learn to trust a little less.
To do a little more.
To fight a little harder.
You’ll learn to try.
You’ll learn to fail.
You’ll learn when to hold on.
When to give up.
When to let go.
You’ll learn who you are.
What you stand for.
Why that matters.
Then… at times… you’ll forget why you matter.
You’ll question what you’re doing.
You’ll wonder if it’s worth it.
But…here’s the good news… When you forget…
When you question…
When you wonder…
All you have to do…
Is take a look around…
And you’ll see them.
You’ll see their faces.
You’ll see their smiles.
You’ll feel their love.
In their eyes, you’ll see their journeys…
You’ll remember their beginnings…
You’ll know how far they’ve come…
You’ll remember when they didn’t know you…
When they didn’t trust you…
When they’d given up.
You’ll remember how you healed them…
How you loved them…
How they loved you, too.
And as you look back…
You’ll want to move forward…
For them… and because of them.
In your darkest hours, you’ll look around…
To find the differences made…the hope given…
and the lives saved…
Because you existed.
In those moments, when you look into their eyes…
Every doubt will be erased.
Every question will be answered.
Every worry will subside.
Because in that instant…in each of your hearts…
You both share the very same thought: “Every bit of pain was worth it…for this moment here with you.”
And honestly…no matter what else happens…
Those moments hold all the strength you need…
To keep going.
Rescue is pain.
Rescue is joy.
Rescue is worth it…because they are worth it.
And that’s the honest truth.
~ Ashley Owen Hill
SPONSOR A PIGGY!!!
One way of helping our shelter is to join our Sponsor a Piggy Programme! Click on the photo below to find out more.
OUR ONLINE SHOP WILL SOON BE OPEN FOR BUSINESS!! MEANWHILE CLICK HERE TO FIND OUT WHERE YOU CAN PURCHASE OUR FOOD, HAY AND OTHER PRODUCTS!!
If you have an emergency or have found a guinea pig please leave a voice message on my mobile with a number where you can be contacted and I will reply as soon as I can after receiving your message.
Alex ~ 0408 263 455
Update 25th Feb 2017:
Our adoption process is currently under review. Consequently we are processing only a minimal number of adoptions. If you are eager to adopt please click on the links below to find other shelters who may be able to assist.
Qld Guinea Pig Refuge
The Fox Residence Guinea Pig Sanctuary
Miss Piggys Guinea Pig Lair
Animal Welfare League
Cavy Angels Guinea Pig Rescue
SURRENDERING YOUR GUINEA PIGS
Please click here for information on surrendering.
Some of our recently adopted guinea pigs
NIBBLES: DESEXED MALE
MARTY: DESEXED MALE
DOROTHY: AS FRIEND FOR DESEXED MALE
Below is a collage of the piggies featured on the 2011/2012 In Memory Of slideshow (below collage). I had hoped to make a slideshow every year but am kept so busy running the rescue I simply haven't had time.