The new run in shed at the Lily Pond

Thank You!!

We did it! Thanks to the generosity of our donors, we were able to meet our fundraising goal of $5,000 for the purchase of a run-in shed to shelter Mister Ed. The shed has been ordered and we have been busy preparing the paddock. We look forward to welcoming Mister …

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Waverly the horse at The Lily Pond

She’s a Beauty

In March of this year, off-the-track Thoroughbred Waverly arrived at the sanctuary looking scruffy, thin, muddy, and covered with a viral infection (rain rot) across her back. She’s a 10-year-old mare, so it didn’t take long to get her weight up. We even worried that she might be getting a …

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Adeline the cat at The Lily Pond

All the Latest News

There’s been a lot going on this summer with our four-legged family. Many people have asked about some of our animals who have been facing medical challenges, so we wanted to share the following updates. ADELINE Addie is one of our special needs kitties. Prior to coming to the sanctuary, …

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Merlin the cat at The Lily Pond

Merlin Moves In

We’re pleased to announce another set of whiskers at the cat house. Merlin is an affable, 18-year-old tuxedo who arrived at the sanctuary in July. He was rescued from a bad situation in a garage as a kitten and cared for by a local woman who provided a cat house …

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Jeb dog The Lily Pond

In Loving Memory of Jeb

by Susan Bandy JEB was a good boy. This is important to understand – that he was good; that he was sweet and brave; and that he maintained a great attitude right up until cancer took him away from us. Sixteen-year-old Jeb first arrived at the sanctuary last September with …

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The Arrival of Apache

If you happen to visit the sanctuary and see an adorable tri-colored pony wearing boots, be sure to say hello to Apache, the newest member of the herd! Apache is a 27-year old Paint gelding owned for many years by a local woman involved in animal welfare. She had rescued …

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The Shed

A Run-In Shed for Mister Ed!

The Lily Pond is seeking to raise $5,000 for the purchase of a run-in shed to shelter Mister Ed.  Will you help us provide a home for this rescued senior quarter horse? THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT!

Mister Ed the horse arrives at The Lily Pond Animal Sanctuary

A Home for Mister Ed

It was a special day in May for a chestnut quarter horse named Mister Ed! He was the beloved horse of a local family who could no longer afford to keep him or address his health issues with heaves, a respiratory condition similar to asthma that makes it difficult to …

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Marta the cat inside at The Lily Pond Animal Sanctuary

Veterinarians On Speed-Dial

We were still reeling from the shock of losing Lou and Tristan within such a short time, when we found ourselves back in the veterinarian’s office…. not just once, but every week. First it was Hubble, our senior flame-point Siamese, who lost his appetite and was diagnosed with pancreatitis. After …

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Earth Day Celebration at The Lily Pond 2019

In Celebration of the Earth

The Lily Pond hosted our second annual Earth Day Celebration on May 4th, 2019. Many thanks to all who came out to welcome Spring, meet the animals, and enjoy a vegetarian farm-to-table dinner and music in the lovely natural setting of the sanctuary! A group of conscious souls gathered in …

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Permanent Wave at The Lily Pond

Return to Glory: The Lily Pond Welcomes Off-The-Track Thoroughbred Permanent Wave!

It was a lucky day indeed when former racehorse Permanent Wave arrived at the sanctuary on St. Patrick’s Day. Waverly, as we affectionately call her, is a 10-year old Thoroughbred mare who won over $39,000 during her career. She raced the Northeast tracks from 2011-2012 with nine starts, placing first …

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2019 Winner’s Circle

A heartfelt THANK YOU to our generous donors, sponsors, and volunteers! We are so grateful for your interest in helping The Lily Pond sanctuary to provide a forever home and quality care to animals in need. All donations go directly to the care and feeding of the animals. Your support …

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A deer on the property at The Lily Pond Animal Sanctuary

The Wild Life

Our wonderful dogs, cats, and horses are not the only animals who share this beautiful land on which we live at the sanctuary. We are graced with the presence of deer, coyote, fox, opossums, hawks, raccoons, turtles, chipmunks, herons, geese, butterflies, squirrels, frogs, and many others. Here are a few …

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