March 31, 2017
Comments Off on You Can Help Palomacy in All Kinds of Ways!
Did you know there are many different ways that you can help Palomacy to help the birds? Palomacy needs volunteers to help with projects, transport, aviary bird care, fostering, outreach events and more! Here are just a few of the … Continue reading
March 24, 2017
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One million domestic King pigeons are bred annually in California for meat (squab). A few wind up in rescue rather than as the dinner on a fancy plate they were intended to be. With your support, Palomacy helps these and other lucky … Continue reading
March 17, 2017
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Since pigeons don’t have pockets, they don’t have money and so, to rescue them, Palomacy has to inspire so much generosity in so many people! Thanks to two especially supportive donors, Craig Newmark (founder of craigslist) and the craigslist Charitable Fund … Continue reading
February 3, 2017
Comments Off on 2017: Palomacy’s Breakthrough Year?
Thanks to all of your very generous contributions, large and small, personal and financial, Palomacy stayed aloft another year, continuing our work of simultaneously responding to the constant, high demand for pigeon and dove rescue while also building the organizational … Continue reading
January 27, 2017
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Guest Post by Olivia Street Verdugo It all began with an unexpected text, one unremarkable day in April, 2015. Little did I know how much answering that text would change my life! It was my friend Alistair, and she had … Continue reading
January 27, 2017
Guest Post by Ellie Paterson The first representative of the Columbidae family I ever helped was a downed feral pigeon sitting in the middle of a sidewalk in downtown San Rafael in 2001. A lady asked me to help take care … Continue reading
November 28, 2016
On July 28th, two wild, unreleasable pigeons came in to Palomacy’s care via the Wildlife Center of Silicon Valley. Charlie had been found as an orphaned fledgling and surrendered a couple weeks earlier. A couple of days after Charlie arrived, … Continue reading
November 22, 2016
Guest Post by Chris Arvanitis On a warm spring afternoon, a little pigeon suddenly appeared on the edge of the roof above our deck. He was strutting and cooing as he peered down at us. We have many wild doves … Continue reading
November 7, 2016
Comments Off on Palomacy’s Calendar Photo Contest!
We are very excited to be hosting Palomacy’s first ever calendar photo contest and fundraiser! Your photo entries and votes support Palomacy and count you among an amazingly caring network of people committed to our culture-changing work. Thank you for … Continue reading
October 18, 2016
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On August 29th, Palomacy volunteer Ellie transported Novie & Limabean from their foster aviary at Andy’s Pet Shop in San Jose to Emily’s Monterey home so she could foster and potentially adopt them. Happy news! It’s official- they are home! … Continue reading