Utopia Animal Rescue, Medina, Texas Kinky Friedman, Cousin Nancy (Nancy Parker-Simons) and Tony Simons founded Utopia Animal Rescue Ranch in ’98. Friends Willie Nelson, Billy Joe Shaver, Spike Gillespie, Richard Pryor, Jerry Jeff Walker, Molly Ivins, Dwight Yoakam support the ranch. We primarily rescue dogs. Nancy, author of “The Road to Utopia: How Kinky, Tony & I Saved More Animals Than Noah” by UT Press ’06 utopiarescue.com. © cousin nancy blog 2014 by Cousin Nancy All rights reserved.