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you are still a horsegirl. it's in our blood forever. no need to own a horse...you had me close to tears for your generosity to sad donkey/cinnamon toast/bonanza's life change.

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Apr 20Liked by LaDonna Witmer

Thank you, I'm sooo happy to read this! I've walked by that donkey a few times when visiting my father. It was really sad to see. Thank you for your courage, heart and energy, it's so good to know he's a happy donkey now ❤️

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Oh, I love that you know exactly which donkey I'm talking about!! I promise he's a whole new fella now. He's loving his new life!

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Apr 20Liked by LaDonna Witmer

Yes, funny I got to read your post, I don´t know how :-) I´m very happy for him, a big thank you to you and all the others involved in this rescue.

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What a beautiful story! Thank you for saving Bonanza Cinnamon Toast (Crunch) 💖

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Crunch!!

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Apr 20Liked by LaDonna Witmer

I was so happy when I saw your latest, "The Long Scrawl", with the photo of Sad Donkey! I knew you had been working on saving him and am so happy it worked out! Woohoo!!

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Apr 20Liked by LaDonna Witmer

You are a good soul! I'm glad Bonanza Cinnamon Toast has crossed your path and pleased that my small contribution will be put to good use.

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Apr 20Liked by LaDonna Witmer

Thank you so much for rescuing Bonanza Cinnamon Toast. 🤎 I live in a rural area now and have gotten familiar with some (well taken care of) donkeys here and love their personalities!

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Apr 20Liked by LaDonna Witmer

Thank you, I'm sooo happy to read this! I've walked by that donkey a few times when visiting my father. It was really sad to see. Thank you for your courage, heart and energy, it's so good to know he's a happy donkey now ❤️

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This is such a kind and beautiful story. So happy to make a small contribution for Bonanza Cinnamon Toast to have a roof over his head -- and some extra snacks.

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Thank you so much!

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Apr 20Liked by LaDonna Witmer

Beautiful story! So much sadness here with the animals. As a (former) horse person myself I can totally relate. You did a wonderful thing saving Toast, and showing your daughter how it's done. I now trap and release colony cats and it's extremely frustrating but like you said - you can't help them all, but it means the world to the ones you can help. Thank you for your efforts.

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Apr 20Liked by LaDonna Witmer

I was relieved to hear Toast has a happy life. As soon as I’m re-employed, it’s you, and the Balam Foundation for donation.

Thank you for persevering for him. The language barrier, the greed could have stopped you. You didn’t let it.

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Apr 19Liked by LaDonna Witmer

Bowing to your generosity of heart. In the last 1 1/2 year our 1 cat family grew to 3; a 4 month-old and a 2-week old at the time of finding them in a dire conditions. Previously just Nube, now we parent Yoda and Vida. I will donate to Bonanza Cinnamon Toast’s barn, in honor of, and, for the benefit of all animals in need. 🙏🏽🙇🏽‍♀️🫏🐈 🐕 🐾🐾

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Apr 19Liked by LaDonna Witmer

So needed this to have a happy ending! 😭

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Apr 19Liked by LaDonna Witmer

This is SUCH a great story! Donated a bit to help. Take care

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Awww, that's amazing. Bonanza Cinnamon Toast and I thank you!!

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May 5·edited May 5

St. Francis adores how you are demonstrating love for animals so that Filha (and others) see his legacy in action. Thank you for your kindness.

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Apr 21·edited Apr 21

I love the happy ending but I'm very sad for the animals left with that particular man. I truly can't believe the audacity to ask for 1500 euros. I rescued a cat here in Portugal and surprise...she was pregnant. I went from zero cats to six very quickly. Now I have three that weren't adopted out and the vet bills definitely add up but I'm glad we can cover them.

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