We Go Where Others Fear To Tread


Why Do We Exist?

I believe we can achieve major shifts in behaviour and attitude towards animals. We are doing it where the most difference in animal welfare can and needs to be made.

– Anna Kogan, Founder and CEO

Founded in 2011 by a Russian-born trader Anna Kogan Nasser, Forgotten Animals (originally called Big Hearts Foundation) became the first international organisation to work in...

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Our Approach To Working Where Others Don't Go

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Wild Animals

  • Captive animal welfare
  • Rehabilitation back to the wild
  • Captive animal legislation
  • Wild Animal Sanctuary
  • Raising awareness

Our Latest News

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Worried about ‘stray dog death squads’ ahead of FIFA World Cup in Russia?

Animal Cruelty Law FINALLY passes in Russia!

SUCCESS! One step closer to ending the abuse of millions of rabbits, mice, rats, cats and dogs in laboratories in Russia!

Happening in EUROPE: dogs and cats buried alive, skinned for “belts”, poisoned and beaten to death

Vanessa-Mae condemns the horrible dog cruelty case in Russia, where the family pet was frozen to death by the unpunished owner.

“Un pour tous, tous pour un” – 4 brave musketeers!

Zhorik and his new “dining room”


A Week To Change

Hunting to Kill

Cats and dogs spayed and neutered in 24 cities

Children reached by our Humane Education Programme in 18 cities

Zoos consulted on better captive wildlife standards

people reached by social ads in 10 cities

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