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By Erin Tierney
The Creswell Chronicle 

Welcome Home Animal Sanctuary: From slaughterhouse to second chance


February 21, 2019

Erin Tierney/The Creswell Chronicle

Misty Moore holding baby Poppy, a bow-legged pig the Moores took in at their farm animal sanctuary in Creswell.

For runts on meat farms, for alpacas with bum legs, for little pet pigs that got bigger than their owners' expected, Creswell's Misty and Robert Moore are their liberators, their protectors and their "forever home."

It was always a dream of Misty's to operate a sanctuary for farm animals, and about two years ago the couple moved from Cottage Grove to Creswell, bought property and promptly made it all happen.

Now, in addition to being a librarian at Harrison Elementary, she runs the 10-acre Welcome Home Animal Sanctuary on Hurlburt Lane.

It is an all-volunteer nonprofit organization offeri...

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