Innovative new workshops from March 2018!

Animal Magic poster

We’ve got BIG plans afoot for 2018 – and here comes the first one! Working together with Step Into MY Shoes c.i.c we (Matt and I) are excited to be able to offer places on this innovative workshop, designed to help anyone (and their carers) with a long term health condition manage their condition using self-help skills, and harnessing the incredible…

Boo Boo our baby Eagle owl makes headline news!

Boo Boo our baby Eagle owl  with a serious growth disorder, has become an overnight celebrity this week! She has appeared on BBC Spotlight, ITV Westcountry News, BBC Radio Cornwall, The Sun, and numerous online newspaper sites. The following links will take you to the numerous articles: ITV Westcountry BBC News METRO Plymouth Herald The Cornish Times Cornwall Live…

Help us save Boo-Boo!

Help save Boo Boo

Weʼre raising £1,500 to help Boo Boo – a baby Eagle owl. She has a serious growth disorder which has caused her legs to become twisted and distorted. Boo Boo is a Turkmenian Eagle owl who was born on the 28th May 2017. We first noticed a problem with her legs when she was about five weeks old and rushed her to the…

Busy Weekend at the Green Man festival, Mount Edgcumbe

The Green Man event at Mount Edgcumbe, on 28th and 29th May, was blessed with fabulous weather and huge crowds. Talons was there all weekend with owls and reptiles, and was besieged with visitors keen to handle the snakes and meet the owls, and Victor the tortoise. Stars of the show, and firm favourites with young and old were…

Kernow House Care Home, Huntington’s Unit visit by Talons

Huntington’s disease is an incurable, hereditary disorder of the central nervous system. We were asked to provide an animal encounter for the residents of this specialist unit this afternoon – it was one of the most rewarding, and humbling, encounters we have ever provided. One of the symptoms of this disease is very jerky limb movements, so we took…