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There Goes Lady’s Crate!!!

Those who have followed along with us on rescues before know this step means things are close. The truck came to pick Lady’s empty crate up from the sanctuary today, to start the journey to her zoo. This drive is taken at a much more leisurely pace than Lady’s ride to sanctuary will be. In about a week, the crate will arrive at Lady’s zoo.

For those who don’t know the drill, Scott will be at the zoo to get the crate set up so Lady can safely explore it and get used to her ride to sanctuary. Once she gets acclimated to the crate, her journey home will begin We don’t have exact dates at this point, unlike Ramba, things don’t have to be set in stone because of Ramba’s flight. Lady’s trip will be by truck, so there is more flexibility. The drive will take 4-5 days, depending upon how she handles the trip. You can look at her page to see a map and more details here →

 

As for some of the questions that may head our way-

 

  • She can’t get out of her crate during the trip, she has to stay in it the entire time.
  • She cannot turn around or lie down in the crate, this is done purposefully for her safety. Being able to do those things can result in some dangerous scenarios.
  • Our crates have 2 support straps recessed into the floor if needed, but we may lift the front strap for Lady from the very beginning due to the condition of her feet. The strap will not put pressure on her or hold her up, but it can support her if she relaxes her weight into it. We’ll decide more when we see her.
  • There is a cooling unit on the crate if needed, a heater is definitely not needed.  
  • The crate cannot have padding on the floor (it has grippy paint), it needs to be able to drain urine (which it’s designed to do).
  • There is an inside set of bars when the outer doors are opened, enabling us to safely and thoroughly clean out any waste from behind her at each stop.
  • This is the same crate used for Ramba- the girlie purple one.

 

We will post on Lady again in a couple of days to let you know how she is doing, if we are going to do text updates during her rescue, and how to sign up for those.

 And soon there will be four 

November 14, 2019

 

 

Comments(8)

  1. REPLY
    Carol says

    So thrilled and excited for Lady and everyone involved, including US!!!!!! Prayers going up for a safe and pleasant journey for all.

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    Barb Wilson says

    What a perfectly wonderful beginning for Lady!

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    Maggie says

    Lady your chariot is on the way to collect you,
    you will soon be home and be with the three beautiful elephants that are waiting for you. You will receive good medical attention to help your poorly feet. Lots of scrummy treats and plants to eat, you can walk around as much as you want to. No more demands on you ever again.

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    Kelejan says

    And all the work you do in preparing the crate makes it easier for the next occupant. So looking forward for Lady to have some treatment on her poor feet.

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    Sheila says

    OH LIL SWEET❤️🐘❤️ LADY”. GETTING VERY EXCITED TO GET U OUT OF THAT ZOO‼️ I PRAY UR TRAINING FOR THE CRATE 🚚RIDE WILL GO WELL SWEET LADY! VERY GOOD TREATS🥬🍉🌽🥕🥕🍉🍎🍏🥦🥥🍍 WILL BE READY FOR U ON THE LONG TRIP! SCOTT WILL WATCH OVER U WELL WITH VET! I CANT WAIT TO SEE U JOIN MAIA! 🐘RANA 🐘! RAMBA !🐘AT SANCTUARY!! GOD WILL GIVE 🙏🐘LADY 🙏HEALING OF HER FEET🙏 AND BODY REJUVINATION 🙏 BECAUSE U DESERVE A NEW LIFE IN A NATURAL🌿🍃🌾🌱🌴🌴🌴🌳🌳🎋 JUNGLE WITH 3 OTHER “LADIES”🐘🐘🐘👍. OH ITS GOING TO BE BEAUTIFUL AND EXCITING😍🙏🐘❤️👍😀🥰😘

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    Lila Nieto says

    I am so excited!!! I can’t wait for you to get her out of there, bring her home and start treating her poor feet. Good luck!!!

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    Karen Gann says

    Sweet girl your on your way home! God blessed you with the people who are taking you th sanctuary, can’t wait to see you free and happy!

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    catherine says

    I will pray for safe passage to Lady and back to the sanctuary for all.

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