We Go Where Others Fear To Tread


Why 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

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Zhorik and his new “dining room”


A Week To Change

Hunting to Kill



Beluga whales confined kept in a tub for days in travelling dolphinarium

Pan-Russian Animal Welfare Organisation with Widest Regional Network says: Stop Going from One Extreme to the Other over Stray Dogs

BBC News: Russia: Rehab plan for alcoholic bears

Independent: Animal campaigners in desperate fight to save alcoholic bears blinded by abuse in Russia

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 9 cities

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