Catskill Animal Sanctuary / Saugerties, NY

Nonhuman animals have a right to live their lives free of suffering and exploitation by humans.

Catskill Animal Sanctuary exists to provide them with love and safety until they do.

The Sanctuary is an 110-acre refuge in New York's Hudson Valley for twelve species of farmed animals rescued from cruelty, neglect, and abandonment. Over 3,500 animals have been rescued since its founding in 2001; between 250 and 350 reside with us at any given time.

We believe that looking an animal in the eye and seeing someone — not something — looking back is one of the most profound shifts human beings can make in their understanding of the world and their place in it. And so we welcome visitors through tours, overnight stays, events, and a children's camp.

As the very best way to end animal suffering, improve our health, and heal our ailing planet, Catskill Animal Sanctuary advocates veganism and provides support and encouragement through our culinary program.

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