For the animals at the Mountain View Farm Animal Sanctuary, finding a home at the animal rescue located on the scenic Mountain View Farm property on Darling Hill Road is like nirvana.
They have come from abuse they suffered at the hands of owners who neglected or beat them, from being used in fairs to being used as work horses without being properly cared for, suffering physical and emotional damage.
The animals at the sanctuary, a non-profit run by the property’s owners, Marilyn and John Pastore, receive extensive veterinary care, but in recent months, the Pastores and farm manager Michelle Berry have brought in a new holistic practitioner to help, Kate Scarlott, a Reiki Master from East Hardwick. (…)
“The Reiki practitioner transmits the healing energy along energetic pathways through her hands to the animal. It is an essential integral part of my acupressure work, as they are complementary energetic healing modalities,” said Scarlott…