Residents of Mossburn
There are either three or four sheep living at Mossburn, it all depends on your
view of things and whether or not you believe Henry...
Mossburn Animal Centre,
Lockerbie, SW Scotland
Mossburn Animal Centre rescues
misused, abused, unwanted and neglected animals and provides therapeutic work
placements for young people with problems. Meet Cracker and friends ...
A friend in need is a
picture was taken just minutes after Mossburn had heard that they had lost the
court case to save their animals from the Foot & Mouth contiguous cull. The
feeling here was one of total and utter despair and for Vicki who has worked
voluntarily among the animals here for so long it was more than she could take.
Vicki hid herself away to weep in private and was found by Nisser who almost
seems to be sympathising with her though of course he did not know the reason
for her tears! Tears, which as it turned out, were not needed but it certainly
served to show us all the true depth of our feeling for the animals in our care.
Amongst friends at Mossburn
to make a difference to the way people think and feel about animals can be very
frustrating but I have a saying and it is this; "if one goldfish in a bowl
is moved into a tank because of what its owner has learnt by being at Mossburn
then we have made a difference and that difference counts."
Animal Centre vs The Scottish Executive
Mossburn was raided by upwards of 30 Police at approximately 5.56am who
surrounded the premises and closed the main road leading to the sanctuary. Why
you might ask? - it was to ensure that the MAFF kill team would not be hindered
in any way, this was the way they operated throughout the Foot and Mouth Disease
crisis. Friends came from all corners of the country to offer support to