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Blind Buddy


Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, horses )

Cher
- 404 days ago - all-creatures.org
Buddy was surrendered to Catskill Animal Sanctuary six years ago because, as a newly-blind horse with explosive and unpredictable panic attacks, he was too much for his family to care for.



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Comments

Barbara D. (107)
Friday March 8, 2013, 7:13 am
Animals simply accept and adjust to their *disabilties* and don't use them as an excuse not to enjoy life. There's a lesson to be learned there!
 

Andreia Capelo (15)
Friday March 8, 2013, 8:04 am
Thanks for sharing!
 

Stephanei Reap (192)
Friday March 8, 2013, 8:12 am
What a survivor!!!! I hope all the rest of his days are peaceful and filled with carrot & sugar treats :)
 

Brenda Nelson (3)
Friday March 8, 2013, 8:43 am
The family did the right thing to surrender him rather than to send him off for slaughter or whatever, poor horse.
 

Natasha Salgado (455)
Friday March 8, 2013, 10:37 am
I'm saddened that both eyes were removed but happy that he's adjusting and can live out his life in peace!!!
 

Christeen Anderson (419)
Friday March 8, 2013, 11:03 am
Very sad but a comfort to know that he is safe and will have a long life ahead.
 

Diane K. (136)
Friday March 8, 2013, 12:12 pm
Poor horse. Too bad there wasn't another way to cure him, besides removing his eyes. I hope he can adjust to the blindness. Sad story.
 

kye j. (41)
Friday March 8, 2013, 12:57 pm
I am glad that Buddy is being cared for and not sent to slaughter.Well done
 

janet f. (29)
Friday March 8, 2013, 1:01 pm
I am so glad this wonderful horse found a great home.
 

Dianne D. (450)
Friday March 8, 2013, 1:14 pm
I'm so sorry that Buddy is blind, but he will show all of us, that life goes on. We have a lot to learn from animals, and I think Buddy was put on this earth to teach us all a lesson. So glad he is being given a second chance.
 

Ruth S. (388)
Friday March 8, 2013, 1:27 pm
I agree Barbara D.
 

Lisa AWAY Neste (696)
Friday March 8, 2013, 1:59 pm
Well said Barbara D.!
 

Birgit W. (135)
Friday March 8, 2013, 2:41 pm
Poor Buddy but at least he has found a good home.
 

Elizabeth M. (62)
Friday March 8, 2013, 2:54 pm
I also agree with Barbara D. (can't send a green star as have already done so today).
There is so much that we can learn from animals.
Good Luck Buddy!!
 

Allan Yorkowitz (458)
Friday March 8, 2013, 3:53 pm
This a loved animal that will always be cared for. His disabilities will be aided by another horse.
 

Cynthia B. (256)
Saturday March 9, 2013, 2:01 am
Thank God he wasn't sent to slaughter Kudos to Catskill Animal Sanctury
 

Marianna Molnar Woods (9)
Saturday March 9, 2013, 11:13 am
in my prayers
 

Marlene Dinkins (225)
Saturday March 9, 2013, 3:37 pm
noted thnx!! I`am so glad this horse is fine and find love and protection!!!!!
 

Carol H. (229)
Tuesday March 12, 2013, 5:10 am
glad he has a new home!!
 
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