Nikki Reed Wants to Save the Wildlife Waystation
Nikki Reed looks stylish as she goes to Bollare Style Firm on Thursday afternoon (November 13) in Los Angeles.
That same week, the 32-year-old actress and activist opened up about saving a place near and dear to her heart.
“Spent yesterday at the Wildlife Waystation, a place that has provided shelter and care for more than 76,000 – doing a photoshoot for @ladygunn magazine in the hopes of raising enough money to keep this place running,” Nikki captioned a photo on WhoSay. “I wrote a post on my blog two years ago after visiting for the first time because I was so affected by the beauty that exists in this little pocket of California.”
She continued, saying: “There is a large range of animals residing here including all types of big cats (lions, tigers, bobcats, leopards, mountain lions, and even ligresses), chimpanzees, bears, opossums, foxes, llamas, reptiles, wolves, and many types of birds including birds of prey. The Wildlife Waystation also has the largest chimpanzee colony in the western U.S. with almost 50 chimps as permanent residents. These animals may have been former circus performers, members of animal exhibits, baby animals orphaned or abandoned by their parents, or they’ve come from research labs. Many of the animals were adopted by owners who thought they would make ‘novel’ or ‘cute’ pets until they grew up and became unmanageable. Sadly, in several such cases the animals were declawed or even de-fanged in a cruel attempt to maintain control over the animal. If you have a second please check out their website www.wildlifewaystation.org and contribute in any way possible.”
FYI: Nikki is wearing an AllSaints coat, Gap jeans, and Etnia Barcelona sunglasses.