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We’ve been featured on the BBC


We’re thrilled to have been interviewed by Cathy Alexander from the BBC about our 40th anniversary and the rise in demand for our services as the cost of living escalates. An extract from the piece appears below, but you can read the full feature on the BBC’s website.

Animal sanctuary takes in more pets than ever in its 40th year

BBC News, West of England
An animal sanctuary in Somerset celebrating its 40th year says it is facing its toughest time yet.

More than 10,000 abandoned or rescued animals have been helped by Happy Landings since it began in 1984.

But more pets than ever have been brought in by desperate owners struggling to make ends meet.

To support its work the sanctuary has begun a 40th anniversary fundraising drive as it relies entirely on donations from the public.

Happy Landings’ founder Annabelle Walter took in an injured goose called Pimple as her first rescue in 1984.

She said she was proud of all the people who had given their time and money over the past four decades.

View the full story on the BBC website.