Thank you to all of our guests and volunteers for a wonderful 1st Open House. Saturday turned out to be the perfect day and everyone was great with the animals. Thank you also to everyone who donated their time and those who donated gifts for he penny sale. Congratulations to all of the winners! 

We are already thinking of our next Open House for 2015! 

Check out these beautiful photo's from Mike, one of our guests. 

If you have any photo's from the Open House you would like posted, email to

Please visit our thank you page to see who supported our first Open House!


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Lisa Nancekivell | Reply 03.09.2014 20.39

We took our grandchildren to visit the ranch, they are 7 & 10. What an amazing time we had. Everyone should have this experience. Thanks so much Joni

robin white | Reply 03.09.2014 18.04

hi Joni, thank you for allowing me to be a part of your open house. I love the animals you have, even the goat was such a friendly happy little fellow.

kathy | Reply 02.09.2014 20.58

Went to the open house and ahhhh truly incredible experience !thank you mark and Joni not only r u kind to animals u were sooo nice to us

Mark Nye | Reply 30.08.2014 11.35

Hello watched your piece on CHCH & I can tell you I was quite impressed by your dedication too the Lemur's.
I am looking too donate in future.
Will contact you

Joni 30.08.2014 19.45

Thank you

Ben M | Reply 29.08.2014 03.39

I know mark and Joni and they make all these animal whisper people look like clowns , I work for the MNR and this place is magic. Thanks Ben

Joni 30.08.2014 19.43

Thank you for the kind words Ben.

Dawn | Reply 28.08.2014 12.48

Our daughter has been able to hold the mouse and aye aye lemur so far and been trying to find the bamboo lemur.

Joni 28.08.2014 21.53

I don't know of any local Bamboo Lemurs. I know they are listed as critically endangered along with the Ruffed Lemurs.

Dawn | Reply 28.08.2014 12.42

Would love to visit the ranch. Our youngest daughter is in Madagascar right now volunteering to help rebuild the habitat for lemurs.

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06.10 | 08:32

Hi Erica, the T-shirts for donated the stuffies we purchase. Funds received are used both for the care of her animals and for the future breeding facility for our lemurs. If you read our mission on the first page of our website you will understand what we

06.10 | 08:11

Are the t-shirts and stuffies donated to your company to give away? If its money out if your companies pocket, id rethink that. Where does the money go toward?

20.09 | 22:28

Hi Jennifer, I'm not sure what you're talking about what question?

20.09 | 12:37

Anyone who voted 'yes' to that question, should be made to watch while the animals are trapped and killed!

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