Hello fellow animal lovers! We are proud to introduce all of our rescues and the animals that call The Zend home. We are currently caring for 49 animals ranging across 9 different species. Inside our home we have 6 cats and 5 dogs. All of the kitties came from different shelters or foster programs and one even came home with us all the way from Utila, a little island off the coast of Honduras. Clive aka Sunny Boy is our super chill island kitty. His friends include Princess Elore Danan, Mixie, Indie, Kunu, and Marigold. The dogs have all been with us since before we started The Zend and are working very hard at being good farm dogs. Rembrandt and Chuy were the oldest at 12 and 14 and we had to say goodbye to them in the winter of 2021 and 2022, respectively. They will be greatly missed members of our family Then, we have Dali, Bubba, Maya, and Atlas. Once we head outside we have Ruckus and Ruca who share a space and are the best of bunny friends. Our 5 big, FFA rescue farm pigs are Charlie, Arlo, Smokestack, Jittabug, and Hank. They will steal the show and your heart without much effort. The 10 hens who are protected by their galliant roo, Pico de Gallo, are Pepper, Gertie, Lady Bird, Sensi, Desi, Tangie, Mary Jane, Amina, Nandi, and Gemma. Alli, Dawn, and Gretel are our lovely goat family and Lula Danie, Pearl, and Juno are their sweet sheep neighbors. We also enjoy greeting Satoshi, our feral, street rescue turned barn kitty. He doesn't let us too close, but we have plenty of discussions about food, the weather and what to expect. He has made friends with 2 neighbor kitties we share space with and we have named them Sampson and Simon. Breezy is our only duck with flight and her friends are Murdock, Simone, and Eloise. Franklin and Mazy joined their little flock recently and are settling in great. Our biggest residents came from a ranch rescue in Oklahoma. Our longhorn family includes Sasha Rose, Shelby, and Dutch. Sasha is Shelby's mom and Dutch's big sister. Sasha is pregnant and we should be meeting our new arrival in the spring. Georgia and Delia, our little chicks who have leg deformities (splay leg), are in their set up in the backyard where they can be close to us and they were recently joined by Pele, our house rooster. We tried to introduce him and Pico, but that went about as well as we guessed so Pele spends his time warching over Georgia and Delia from outside their protective pen and inside in Mama's lap with the dogs and cats. We are so fortunate to be their stewards through this life and consider it one of our greatest honors. As we provide long-term, compassionate care for their entire lives we need other animal lovers to support us in our mission and with our work. We are not only their primary caregivers, but the humans in this world who promised them to use our voices to show the world they deserve so much better than what we humans have chosen to do to them. They are not products for us to use or profit from. They are all unique individuals who deserve respect, love, and peace.