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Welcome to Honey’s Pledge Inc.

Honey’s Pledge Inc. is our animal rescue and rehoming project, based on our property in central Victoria, Australia. We believe every animal has a right not only to live out their natural life, but to live out that life with as much quality as is possible.

We do not have all the answers, we cannot ‘save’ every animal. We are limited by our resources.  We do what we can.

As well as directly assisting animals who come into our care we have a strong ethos of working with other individuals and groups with the same aim, in educating our community on cruelty free living and how each and every one of us can make a difference.

and Honey…..well read on….

George’s horses – A tribute to Jackie

For the story so far please read Georges’ horses – Part One One of the horses to arrive from George was Jackie. A lovely black TB mare. Jackie was aged but in good condition and, a horse with the most beautiful nature. Soon after Jackie’s arrival we took in a filly, Rosie straight from the … Continue reading

A very different summer

Summer in 2015/2016 was tough. With no spring rains, paddock feed disappeared quickly, hay crops were at 25% of usual harvest, hay was scarce and expensive. After 5 years of low rainfall, our dams dried up and we were buying in our tank water. Luckily we were able to secure nearby agistment for the cattle. With the … Continue reading

Blind love

“I wish for all of us the blindness of love that makes us see no faults in the other.” ― Kamand Kojouri Many years ago, I received a call. Did I know of a home for a ewe? She had been rescued as a lamb, raised as a member of the household, but her carer … Continue reading

She who dares to be different …Wilma

“Neither a man nor a crowd nor a nation can be trusted to act humanely or to think sanely under the influence of a great fear.” ― Bertrand Russell, Unpopular Essays I remember clearly an on line discussion regarding sheep. A farmer posting stated that sheep did not show intelligence, that proof of this was … Continue reading

A little one lost…..

Little Bo Peep has lost her sheep………… Meet Peggy. Peggy was spotted by a kindly member of the community in an adjacent garden. Neighbours were canvassed but no one was missing a sheep. Peggy had what appeared to be an injured leg and some injuries to her face. Despite the garden being unfenced Peggy stayed put, … Continue reading

Where sheep may safely graze…..the continuing story

“Birds of the same feathers flock together, and when they flock together they fly so high.” ― Cecil Thounaojam On February 13 we collected seven sheep from the local pound. That day three more sheep arrived at the pound from the same property..sheep from the same flock who had strayed. In  due course these three … Continue reading