Adoptees

Matteo

Matteo was a little goat kid who lived locked in a corral until, one day, the owner of the corral decided to allow Matteo a second chance at life. Matteo’s is a rare case whereby the person who was responsible for him had a change of heart and chose not [...]

Ying

Ying arrived with her sister, Yang, at Wings of Heart when they were little more than a month old. They were found lying alongside their dead mother. She died from the indifference of the farmer as to whether she lived or died. The babies did not know that their mum [...]

Harriet

Harriet is a sow. Like all pigs used in the farming industry, she was born on a farm and then moved to another to be fattened for slaughter. At five months old, Harriet would have been loaded with hundreds of other terrified pigs into a lorry and sent to her death. But, [...]

Eneko

Eneko came to Wings of Heart when he was a baby no more than a week old. He lived with his mother and brother, Koke, in a small sty. He was expected to be sold as bait for hunting dogs. As a mix between a wild boar and a pig, [...]

Jill

Jill arrived at Wings of Heart with her brother, Barry. They were found abandoned at the side of the road. Thankfully, someone stopped and took them to a vet. We were then contacted and asked to take on the two little lambs.   They were both just one day old. [...]

Yang

Yang arrived with her sister, Ying, at Wings of Heart when they were little more than a month old. They were found lying alongside their dead mother. She died from the indifference of the farmer as to whether she lived or died. The babies did not know that their mum [...]

Lemmy

Lemmy is a pig who was born on a farm. Because of the terrible conditions in which mother pigs are forced to have their children in these places, Lemmy suffered a serious leg injury when he was just days old. Like so many other pigs deemed “useless” by the farming [...]

Maite

Maite and her son Ronnie were rescued after a complaint was made against his former “owner”. Compassionate neighbours brought food and water to keep them alive while the complaint of neglect was investigated. Sadly, they were unable to prevent the death of one of Maite’s other children, who died from [...]

Hansel

One March morning, we received a call for emergency help. In the municipality of Labastida, in Vitoria - Gasteiz, a family of donkeys which had been brutally mistreated for years needed a place to go. These three donkeys, mother, father and son, had been seized by the Provincial Council of [...]

Carmen

Carmen comes to us after she was seized from a farm in Guadalajara. The owners had stopped paying the workers and the workers simply left the farm, and all the animals, behind. By the time the court order allowed for the animals to be removed, many had already died from [...]