Mountains Animal Sanctuary, in the Angus glens north of Forfar, is home to over 120 horses, ponies and donkeys from all over the country. But with winter fast approaching there are fears it may not be able to beat the harsh financial climate which has taken it to the brink of collapse. It faces a £300,000 financial crisis. The sanctuary costs £400,000 a year to run. In a last-ditch attempt to try to extend the operation into next year, the management revealed plans to cut more than a quarter of its 14 full-time employees in a staffing review. General manager Pam Taylor said: “Our priority now is to restructure to try to keep the sanctuary open for as long as we can, while urgently seeking donations from new supporters.” She continued: “We are cutting our costs to...