Goldie The Chicken

Welcome to Goldie’s world. What do you do when a chicken prefers your bedroom to hers? Why, go with the flow of course and make her a comfy bed. Goldie’s no ordinary lady. She’s one of those chickens you want to cuddle. She lives with her sisters across the big pond in a far away…

One Elephant is Killed Every 15 Minutes

Join the Movement. Help Save the Elephants. The Illegal Ivory Trade claims 36,000 elephants every year. That’s one every 15 minutes. At this rate none will be roaming in the wild in 2025. The price of Ivory has never been higher. It’s now more worth more than gold. Anyone who buys Ivory has blood on…

Elephant & Rhino Orphans: Please Adopt Me

Every year in Africa, somewhere between thirty and forty thousand elephants are poached for their tusks. We’re talking about 140 elephants each day. Imagine your town with 140 murdered and mutilated bodies on a daily basis. Imagine a world when your children, and your children’s children, will look upon Africa’s wildlife as a thing of…

Furry Little Monsters

Cats spend half their lives sleeping. Eating and sleeping – sleeping and eating. Sometimes snoring. Twitching. Scratching. Mostly sleeping. God forbid they get off their arses and actually do something. Like cooking. All these little monsters, AKA Convention of Furry Buggers, are mine. And they run me ragged. As soon as I let them in,…

Virunga, Land of Gorillas, Heartbreak and Heroes

Breathtaking, devastating, a tale of immense courage against all odds, Virunga the Movie is the true story of a small group of brave people fighting until this day to keep the last mountain gorillas, and the park, alive. A World Heritage Site, Congo’s Virunga National Park is surrounded on all sides by a corrupt Congolese…

Orangutan People of the Forest

Feeling overwhelmed lately? Me too. It’s hard to process the unstoppable avalanche of animals tortured, hunted, murdered. It’s all about the money. Always about the money. Death is not optional. Haven’t they realised by now that they can’t take it with them? PALM OIL ORANGUTANS The word orangutan comes from the Malay language. ‘Orang’ means…

Cecil the Lion, Walter Palmer gets away with murder

So there it is, he got away with it. Protected by wealth, the right passport and a corrupt system, Walter Palmer will not be extradited to Zimbabwe. The charges have been dropped. Only a few short months ago, on July 31, Oppah Muchinguri, Zimbabwe’s minister of environment, water and climate said that Cecil the Lion’s…

A Nation is judged by the way its animals are treated

Mahatma Gandhi said “The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its’ animals are treated”. I have been scratching my head for the past few hours trying to find a country which fits that description. And I couldn’t find one. Not one. If you fall into the “kind…