Saturday, May 4, 2013

A Big Fundraising Event for the wildlife

We will be having a huge fundraising event in Moab, Utah on Saturday, June 8th.  These funds pay for the needs of all the wildlife throughout the year and are critical to our work.  Food, medications, medical supplies, vet expenses and much more are all purchased through donations.  We hope to raise enough funds to really make a big difference throughout the year as our patients don't just come at certain times of the year, but year round.  We cover great distances to accommodate these patients, getting them to us and our vet for surgeries if needed.  Please share this with your friends and even if you are not able to attend this 2-part event in Moab,  consider helping by using the PayPal button on this blog.  Thank you.

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Feathered brothers and sisters, you came to us broken and as you bled…….we saw you desperate, dehydrated, desiccated, diseased, distressed, emaciated, famished, frayed, frightened, helpless, hungry, ragged, ravenous, shaken, shocked, shot, sickly, stressed, stunned, tattered, thirsty, traumatized, torn, weary and wounded. Defiantly, you stood us off with your last breath as we tried to tend to you. We saw you come in as cute, naked, fuzzy, cuddly youth, as mischievous, defiant adolescents, as fierce, regal rulers of the sky and as cunning, maimed elders whose time on earth was almost done. You endeared yourselves to us, bit us, charmed us, footed us, delighted us, hissed at us, talked to us, mantled at us, and graced us with your presence.

Some of you mended and were able to go on your way, never looking back. Some of you were injured in ways that prevented you from going, so you stayed with us to teach us…….And we came to love you. Others were too far gone, and you went home - where you fly free from pain with the Great One. All of you have touched us, and we are changed because of you.

used with permission by Arlene Powers