Southern Florida Farmed Animal Transition

When she went from farm life to a free life, her heart was thrilled, delighted, and full of joy!

I was fortunate to have experienced an idyllic childhood compared to many children. The cow jumping over the moon brings memories of nursery rhymes, warmth, and love.

A Real Cow can live to be 25 years old. These dairy cows are young, but they have known so much physical and emotional trauma in their short life that it will take time for them to find their playful spirit. Please help them to give them that time.

The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated.


The love for all living creatures is the most noble attribute of man

-Charles Darwin

Southern Florida Farmed Animal Transition

For both societal and environmental reasons, the dairy and meat industries are not as profitable as they once were. This is true for small farms as well as for large industrial operations. Our mission is to raise funds to buy land, and where possible whole farms and their animals, from those wishing to transition out of this business as times change. We wish to provide sanctuary to the animals in this system, largely cows, so that they may live out the remainder of their lives without having to go to slaughter. The animals deserve this. Some farms in this area have been family owned operations for generations, and we don’t wish to disparage in any way the heritage and hard work of these farmers and business owners and their families. But because these animals have worth as individuals, not just as commodities, we want to provide them safe haven.

How becoming vegan and advocating for farmed animals became the focus of my life.
Cynthia Cruser
Love animals, don't eat them

My Story

As founder of Southern Florida Farmed Animal Transition, Inc. I would like to share with you how becoming vegan and advocating for farmed animals became the focus of my life. It involves an epiphany-a transformational event-that centered around 2 events that occurred to me in my adult life, as I put it together. But, first, let me relate a childhood memory that didn’t come back to me until years later, that probably had an effect also. I have always loved animals since I was a little kid, and like a lot of peoples’ my family had various dog and cat family members over the years. I started riding horses when I was 5 after begging my parents for lessons. The memory event occurred when I was 8 and I was up at the stable in Williamstown, Ma. where I had my horse, Freddy. At lunch I would often go to visit a group of cows that were in a side pasture next to the stable. The cows were comforting to be around, and I would sit there and eat my sandwich or whatever my Mother had packed for lunch…

We are not asking for the moon, just your kind donation.

“ If having a soul means being able to feel love and loyalty and gratitude, then animals are better off than a lot of humans” ~ James Herriot


Your financial support is greatly needed for this project to succeed to purchase land as  a forever home for the animals.

“ Some people talk to animals. Not many listen though. That’s the problem.” ~ A.A. Milne


Engineers, State Wildlife Experts, Attorneys with knowledge of land trusts, and conservation easements.

"Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it's the only thing that ever has." ~ Margaret Mead


We are looking for people who would like to donate portions of their land as a gift to the animals.


We gather funding from generous, compassionate donors in an environment of honesty and integrity. We believe that through love and empathy, we can empower and transform the lives of animals, humanity and the planet.

Cynthia Cruser

1+ 401-741-8415

Board of Directors

Alex Drexler

A committed vegan and an excellent vegan chef.He currently resides at the Divine Grace yoga ashram outside of Sedona, Arizona.

Michelle Jenkins
A high school English teacher and vegan from Pittsburgh, Pa.who brings her compassion and teaching skill to her classroom each day. 
She often spends time visiting the animals at 2 favorite farm sanctuaries in New Jersey.
Tina Lufkin

Founder and managed All Creatures Animal Sanctuary in Palm Beach Gardens, Fl. for 15 years. She now lives in Oxford, Ga. with three horses, a donkey, 3 dogs and 5 cats.


George Eastman,
Ed.D., Ph.D
Cambridge, Ma.

Karen Davis Ph.D, President
United Poultry Concerns
Machipongo, Va.
Renee King-Sonnen co-founder Rowdy Girl Sanctuary
Angleton, Tx
Susie Coston
Farm Sanctuary
Watkins Glenn, N.Y.
Cheri Ezell
Maple Farm Animal Sanctuary
Mendon, Ma.
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