This is Morky from Island Pacifica Animal Sanctuary on Denman Island. Cheryl Henkelman has been rescuing animals for 40 years and this year started a life long dream of having a sanctuary.

This is how Morky and Cheryl’s story started. Michelle from A Home For Hooves contacted us in April of this year about an abuse case and emergency rescue of 3 pot belly pigs on Vancouver Island. It was a hard search but at the end Cheryl luckily could give them a forever home, which we are forever grateful for!

At the end Cheryl could take care of the transport so we said we’d in return help out by paying for Morky’s neuter. As she is remote with no local vet specialized in pig neuters, which is a high risk operation, she had to get a mobile vet to take a ferry to her. The bill came to over $600 which we can happily say, with all the recent donations, apparel sales and the support on Patreon, we were able to fully pay off for her last week!