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!

Round 1 - HOOP THE STAKE - FRIDAY 28TH AUGUST 2020

Ferne’s First Online Dog and Cat Show – Entries open Saturday 5th September

Our annual Dog Show is a real highlight of the year at Ferne!  This year due to current regulations we are moving the event online and holding our first ever Online Dog and Cat Show to raise much needed funds for the Sanctuary. We have 7 dog classes and 7 cat classes as well as […]

The Big Give – can you help us reach our target?

Rabbits can be fantastic pets if you understand their needs but there are a number of reasons why they may not be the low maintenance pet that many hope for;     They live between 8 – 12 years, so are quite a long-term commitment     They are highly social and should not be kept alone. […]

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! Click here to watch a brief intro video which will explain the rules! Get involved and show […]

i-Spy and Colouring In Competition and Bronze Rubbing Trail!

With COVID 19 still affecting our children’s activities at Ferne, we have had to get creative with our “non contact” activity trails – but there are still fun things to do here at Ferne! Come and have a look at all of our resident animals, have a coffee in our takeaway cafe and take a […]

Short Story Challenge Winners Announced

We are delighted to announce the winners of our Short Story Challenge – we had so many fantastic entries, our judges loved reading each and every one, so thank you to everyone who took part! Ages 10-13: 1st: Cupcake and Rocky – Ruby-Dee 2nd: Shelly the Break-dancing Tortoise – Frankie-May 3rd: Rescued Rex – Lily […]

Host Database

On Friday 24th July Ferne Animal Sanctuary was notified by Blackbaud, the company that provide us with software support that it was the subject of a cyber attack in May 2020, along with a number of other charities and universities. Some details of our supporters’ data were accessed, limited to names, addresses, telephone numbers,  email […]

Huge Thanks to Support Adoption for Pets

All at Ferne are so grateful to Support Adoption for Pets for their support when it is needed most! As we slowly return to a new normal, we need the help of our wonderful supporters more than ever, to ensure we can continue to pay for the upkeep and vet bills of all the animals […]

Open from Sunday 5th July!

We are delighted to announce that from Sunday 5th July we will be open to all visitors. Although we are mostly an outdoor attraction, we will be operating with social distancing measures applied. We ask please that you remain within your own group and respect the 2m distancing rule if you need to approach any […]

Ferne open to Annual Pass holders and ‘Friends of Ferne’ members from June 15th

From Monday 15th June we will be starting our phased re-opening of the Sanctuary to our Annual Pass Holders and ‘Friends of Ferne’ members. In compliance with government guidelines, and to thank our faithful supporters, for now, we will ONLY be able to accept Annual Pass holders (or lapsed Pass holders who wish to renew) […]

Enter our Short Story Challenge for children

Entries now open We are excited to launch our Short Story Challenge to help raise essential funds for Ferne at this difficult time!  We are inviting children aged between 5 and 13 to write a story of up to 500 words with an animal theme. It could be about a pet or animal you know, […]