Crannog – the woman who provides palliative care for animals

Aw, you're poorly. What happened? We'll go in the house
and get you warmed up, yeah? OK. Come on, a little bit more. Come on, a little bit more. Come on, Satomi, a little bit more.
Thanks, darling. Come on. When I was wee I used to pick worms
out of puddles. I just couldn't understand why someone
would leave them to die. All of us look around and we see
so much unnecessary suffering … … and here it's a haven. It's my haven. Nobody should have to die alone. Good morning, everybody! Right, that's us. Right.
Amber, my love, come on, out of bed. Come on, you need to get out of
bed sometime, come on. You. That's you. We're just going to slide her forward … Where's … the hut that I've had her in has
been sort of, it's on the flat. She has been lying in a barn
like that for five weeks on her own. How on earth could you see an animal in that
condition and not get help for her? I know she has fed her,
I know she has looked after her, I know she has gone to see her
and all that kind of stuff but that's not enough. Hey, darling. Oh, my darling girl, easy. Hey, boys. [laughing] My boys. Hey, boys. Look at the state of you! There we go. Right! Come on, Maya. Come on. Come on, the vet said you have
to keep moving. Come on. Come on, you can do it. Come on. Come on. Let me turn you around. Now I'll get you on here … OK. Now, if I hold you up,
let's see how that works. There we go. That's it! That's it! Come on. That's it. Good girl. Yeah, that's it. Uh oh. It's OK. It's all right. It's OK, I know. When it comes to the end, we all want the same things. Everybody wants to feel
comfortable and safe and to know that
they're not on their own. Come on, sweetie. I know, I'm sorry. I'm sorry. I know, darling, I'm sorry. Gimli, you horror. [Counting] You want some more water? Here you go. No? What are you wanting to do? You're just wanting to come for a walk? OK. Go this way. No, go this way. Go this way, because then you can lean.
Go this way. That's it. On you go, that's it. On you go. Uh oh. Come on. You know how to get back up though. That's it. It's OK, you can do it, stay up. That's it. Look at you!
You're actually walking. Come on then, Maya. Maya! Come on then! Maya! Come on! Look at your face!
You are absolutely amazing. The doctors told me three years ago
that I was close to death. They said it could happen at any time. There were times that I was scared but I just felt determined. I had far too much that I wanted to do. All right, mate.
Let's see if we can get you fixed up, huh?

Glenn Chapman


  1. "No one should die alone." How true. Bless you, Alexis. I hope that you live a long life.

  2. Beautiful film. The minimal use of words draws one in, makes one pay attention more; to learn, to understand and ultimately to sit in awe. Tears and kudos to Alexis and to the film crew. Humanity needs this kind of strength, compassion and thoughtfulness. Thank you for making this film.

  3. A meaningful, purposeful life. Giving and comforting all God's creations. Loving and giving of self is the greatest gift someone can give

  4. A beautiful story about a beautiful lady. I, too, am an animal, why can't I have a peaceful death (can't afford to fly to Switzerland).

  5. Is there any way I can contact her? I want to donate and help her with her passion ❤️

  6. who else saw the thumbnail and thought they were going to be covering Billy the Goat from IG?

  7. Bravo….i had to report a comment that was so inappropriate and rude, for such a touching story and masterpiece film, well done, i just couldnt stand seeing the comment scar this work of art. Best wishes alexis, you are a gift from the heavens, and maybe "they" just want you back before the climate catastrophe thats coming?

  8. I don't get it. Surely a shotgun is all that is needed? I'm happy to donate one to this woman.

  9. WOW this animal foster dad has no words , Alexis you are the example of humanity this world so badly needs .

  10. I’m not from the UK but is there a way we could help or give support to this amazing angel?

  11. What an amazing woman. ❤️❤️❤️❤️😭😭😭😭

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