Great Spirits Ranch, home to dozens of rescue animals large and small, has been hit hard by the Woolsey Fire. Debbie Malmazada has been steward of this land for over 20 years spending her own resources to care for the many previously neglected and abused animals that thrive on the ranch. She has meticulously built shelters and pastures that allow these cherished animals to live naturally and safely. Even in difficult financial times the animals were always a priority.
Debbie and Joe stayed until the fire was under their feet and cars, their home and other out buildings burning.
UPDATE: ALL ANIMALS ALIVE AND OKAY! Even my 34 year old horse made it. Debbie's House, Gabby's House and other out structures burned. Shelters, barns and pasture fences all sustained damage. Much immediate repair is needed to care for the animals properly and create living conditions for Debbie, Joe and Gabby. Our heroes.
RESCUES: 6 horses, 2 mini donkeys, 4+ dogs, barn cats, a llama, 6 goats, 2 pigs and dozens of chickens and ducks. Healed with loving care and provided with not only humane, but luxurious accommodations, these rescues have helped thousands of visitors rediscover their true nature. Please help them as they have helped so many understand the beauty and power of nature's wisdom.
Funds needed immediately and gratefully accepted.
Gofundme.com asked that I include these details: Debbie Malmazada is the SOLE BENEFICIARY of all donations and will use it to rebuild structures for the animals, vet care and feed, and help them re-establish a living situation. Much damage is not going to be covered by insurance. I am Cindy Lu and I started this campaign. I am Debbie's closest friend, living part time on the ranch for over 4 years. My senior rescue horse lives there and we share Deano, my rescue dog, who works there as Debbie's companion when she is taking care of the ranch and looking over the herds. My horse and one other are the only rescues that have sponsors. Everything else has come out of Debbie, Joe and Gabby's personal resources.
Take a look at all the pics. They are tragically historic with some sweeping views of the damage that no one else can access. Thank you!!!!