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Veronica at HAC

Rest in Peace Veronica

Poor sweet Veronica. Off and on for months now, Veronica had been vomiting. A lot. She had several vet visits because of it. We did blood tests, different medications, different foods. She would seem better for a while, then be back to excessive barfing. A few weeks ago, she stopped using her litter box and we knew there must be something really wrong. She had been boarding at the vet since then so they could try to nail down exactly what was going on. An xray showed nothing unusual, and she seemed perfectly fine at the vet clinic! Eating and…   read more >>

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Peony

Another Sad Loss

Little Peony was back and forth to the vet several times since her rescue. She wasn’t growing and thriving as well as her three sisters. Though her foster mom and our vets did their best with force feeding, medications and treatment, Peony’s little body just couldn’t fight whatever it was that was making her unwell, and she passed away in her foster home yesterday. We’re heartbroken again. Thanks to Peony’s foster mom for trying your best, and to our vets who do everything they can to help all these little souls. We are thankful that we were able to rescue…   read more >>

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Pet Valu Staff

Pet Valu Adoption Event

We’ll have kittens and small animals looking for their forever homes! Please come say hello and adopt a forever friend! During our last adoption event at Dundas Pet Valu, the staff there raised money for Ladybird and presented us with $885 in Pet Valu gift cards! Amazing! Thank you Dundas Pet Valu! We love you guys!

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Veronica

Please Help

Cheesecake was hospitalized last week due to liver issues, then returned to her foster home as it seemed she was feeling better. She took a turn for the worse and had to be returned to the vet. She’s been there for three days now, and will be staying for the weekend. Cheesecake is feeling a bit better, but she’s still not out of the woods yet. Then, our beautiful Veronica ended up at the vet yesterday due to stomach and urinary issues. She’ll be staying at the vet for the weekend for tests and treatment too. We could really use…   read more >>

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Veggie Fest 2014

Ladybird is thrilled to be taking part in this great community festival for the second year! Come visit our booth! Veggie Fest will be open to the public from 11am-7pm. Please check the Event Schedule for more details about the activities going on throughout the day! How Veggie Fest Hamilton Came To Be The idea of Veggie Fest Hamilton came to Monica La Vella after attending Raw Stock in Niagara on the Lake and the Toronto Vegetarian Festival in 2012. At the time, Monica, her young children and (mostly) her husband had been vegetarian for 1.5 years. After visiting both…   read more >>

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Twinkle and kittens

Happy Mother’s Day

Happy Mother’s Day! Mama Twinkle, and all of us at Ladybird Animal Sanctuary wish all the moms out there a lovely day…whether your babies are human or fur, feather or fin covered!

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Spring Fair 2014

Spring Fair 2014

Please join us at our 3rd annual Spring Fair! This year we thought two days would be better than one. Come join the Ladybirds for a weekend of live music, food & art vendors, face painting, kids yoga demo & much more. All for the animals! A ‘pay what you can’ donation at the door.Facebook Event KIDS ACTIVITIES Face painting and crafts Saturday, May 3rd at 2pm: Yoga demo for kids by De La Sol Yoga Sunday, May 4th at 2pm: Ukelele kids performance by Stu & Val Smith LIVE MUSIC Saturday, May 3rd at 1pm and 3pm: The DoneFors (www.thedonefors.com) Sunday, May 4th…   read more >>

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View Magazine Cover Story

Ladybird Animal Sanctuary’s Third Annual Spring Fair Hamilton Music Notes, by Ric Taylor, May 1- 7, 2014 The only thing bigger than the Ladybird Sideshow’s collective voices is their hearts. While they came together for a mutual musical admiration, the Ladybirds have transformed their mutual love of animals into a non–profit organization to help animals in need. With their annual Spring Fair this weekend, Melissa McClelland, Janine Stoll and Lisa Winn are focusing their talents on raising money to help more in–danger animals with their Ladybird Sanctuary. “Melissa, Janine and I have been friends and musical cohorts for a number…   read more >>

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Ladybird Soiree 2014 with Jim Cuddy

What a Night!

Words cannot express how amazing last night was! The first annual Ladybird Soiree was an night of incredible music, fabulous food, lively conversation, and fantastic fundraising! We are so thankful to everyone who attended and helped us raise money for animals in need. Thank you Johnny Mac for donating your wonderful space for our little party. Thank you to Jim Cuddy and Whitehorse for entertaining our very appreciative soiree attendees. Thanks to Chef Rob Green for the tasty hors d’oeuvres and to Rosie and Gary from Munchies Coffee House & BARKery for the yummy desserts. Thank you to everyone who…   read more >>

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Basil

Happy Easter From Basil!

Basil would like to remind you that if you’re thinking of giving a bunny as a gift this Easter, please make it chocolate or stuffed toy rabbit. Rabbits are a 10 year commitment and thousands of ex-Easter bunnies are abandoned to shelters or into the wild each year when their novelty wears off. Animals should never be an impulse buy or given as a gift. Make this Easter wonderful for everyone…including bunnies! Basil will be available for adoption soon!

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