Mattie Sunshine Valentine

R.L. Burnside song "Poor Black Mattie"

January 2015

Mattie, and her twin brother, Son House, were born on a local dairy farm in the middle of an extremely cold winter. Their mother died and they came to live with us as bottle babies. They both lived in our house, mostly lying next to the space heater, for several months until the weather warmed. Mattie and her brother are inseparable and sleep side by side every night. Mattie has beautiful "moon spots", light spots in her coat that make her resemble a baby deer.

Image Copyright 2020 - Angelina Bellebuono


OakHaven Farm {Goat} Sanctuary is 5.3 acres of love, home to 16 rescue goats, owners Mark Durfield and Angelina Bellebuono, and a miscellany of other beings.
OakHaven Farm {Goat} Sanctuary provides education, outreach and experiences based in nature and self-exploration, inspired by the belief that awareness of self and the living world is a fundamental step in creating a more peaceful, loving world.
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3820 Davis Academy Rd.
Rutledge, GA 30663

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