Pitter patter at Donkey Sanctuary

PUBLISHED: 16:00 02 July 2009 | UPDATED: 09:34 18 June 2010

THE pitter patter of tiny hoof-steps can now be heard at The Donkey Sanctuary. The Sidmouth based charity is delighted to announce the arrival of a new foal, Janet Thorne, who born on May 6. Her mother, Karray, had to complete an isolation period so Jan

THE pitter patter of tiny hoof-steps can now be heard at The Donkey Sanctuary.

The Sidmouth based charity is delighted to announce the arrival of a new foal, Janet Thorne, who born on May 6.

Her mother, Karray, had to complete an isolation period so Janet has been out of the public eye until now.

A sanctuary spokesperson said: "It really is a delight to have a new foal in our care - not just for staff but for the visitors too! We have a no-breeding policy so it is a rare occasion for us.

Janet and Karray are now living with another young foal born in October last year, and her mother.

The foals are really enjoying playing together."

Visitors to the Sanctuary will now be able to see foals, Janet and Francesca, with their mothers at Salston Box at the main site near Sidmouth.

For further information call 01395 578222.

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