Mascot Mayhem 2020

Ten Mascots go head to head to compete for the title in the 2020 Mascot Mayhem Games! But who will YOU sponsor to WIN?

If your chosen sponsored mascot WINS the Championship then YOU will win prizes!

Over the next 6 weeks, the Ferne Animal Sanctuary Mascots will be competing against each other in 7 different challenges to secure their positions in the Mascot Mayhem Leaderboard!

The mascot with the most points after all 7 Challenges will be crowned the Mascot Mayhem Champion 2020!


Lets Meet The Mascots!... Watch the video below and choose your mascot!


Our Big Give Campaign is now Live

From 1st – 8th December our Big Give campaign is live! For one week only every donation made to this campaign will be match funded up to £1900. We know we ask a lot of our fantastic supporters but every penny really does count at the moment, so if you can spare just £2 it […]

Ferne’s Advent Calendar

Welcome to December 2020! Our Advent Calendar is now live. Throughout the month there will be a chance to meet lots of the different animals that we have here at the Sanctuary, so pop back every day to see who is next! Click here to have a look. We hope you enjoy it!  

My Giving Circle

Please vote for Ferne to receive funds from My Giving Circle. Voting is open until 30th December. The Charity in #1 for each category when voting ends receive £1000 and #2 -#10 receive £500 – what’s more you can vote every week! Thank you for your support

Ecclesiastical 12 Days of Giving

120 different charities will each receive £1000 between the 7th and 22nd December 2020 Ecclesiastical will draw 10 winners each weekday and nominations will remain open until midnight the day before each draw. The more nominations we receive, the greater our chance of receiving £1000! Please click HERE to nominate Ferne Thank you for your […]

Local Businesses give lifeline to rescue animals

A second lockdown and now winter, has made it a very tough time for our animal charity which is 90% down on our normal income with COVID closures. Winter is always an expensive time for an animal charity, and we are particularly grateful to our ongoing and our new corporate supporters, Hilton Herbs and Melhuish […]

Online Auction Now Live

Christmas shopping plans ruined by a second lockdown? We’ve got you covered! Our online auction is live until Friday 13th Nov at 9pm.  The perfect opportunity to pick up some unique gifts or perhaps a treat to look forward to when we come out of lockdown. There really is something for everyone and for all […]

Online Show – Dog Classes Winners

Thank you again to all who entered photos to support our Online Show! Here are the winners of the Dog Classes Best Veteran 1st Place – Buddy Bear, entered by Catherine Jones 2nd Place – Princess, entered by Tammy Smith 3rd Place – Sophie, entered by Kay Dawson Cutest Youngster 1st Place – Tilly, entered […]

Hope for Eysha

Loving and timid Eysha is a Shar Pei and, at only 14 months old, is in desperate need of medical treatment for a very sore and debilitating knee condition (known as a luxating patella). Sadly, she came to Ferne because her owner was no longer able to look after her. She was overweight, so was […]

Online Show Cat Classes and Best Dog and Cat Friends Winners

Thank you so much to all who entered our Online Dog and Cat Show we had so many wonderful entries and raised over £600 for the Sanctuary! Due to the number of entries received we will be announcing the winners of our Cat Classes as well as the Best Dog and Cat Friends today, with […]

Neal’s Yard Remedies – online sale raising funds for Ferne

We’re excited to have teamed up with one of our supporters, Becki from Organic Skin Treats, a natural beauty-based business in Chard.  Becki works with, sells and uses the award winning and organic beauty products from Neal’s Yard Remedies in her business and has kindly offered to donate her full discount on the products to […]