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Bored-y cat

By Dr Emily Weiss of the ASPCA You know the cat. He hides behind doors, waiting to pounce. He swipes at will. He hunts dust bunnies and finds his way into your soup bowl… He can be destructive, he can be reactive and he can be depressed. He may display in many...

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Solly, the skollie – the tale of one sticky bun(ny)

Solly was originally rescued by TEARS and sterilised at our TEARS Community Clinic. He spent some months at Watership Down Sanctuary but when it became clear that he would benefit from a home with fewer rabbits and more one-on-one time with humans, Lyn and Wesley Holm...

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Who will be SA’s top pet slimmer of 2016?

The search is on for South Africa’s top pet slimmer. Ten finalists have been selected and the winner – the 2016 Hill’s Pet Slimmer of the Year – will be announced on 1 November. The judging panel - Abi Ray (ex East Coast Radio presenter and MC); trend analyst Dion...

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Feral cat ladies of the night

By Brenda Kerr I’ve been crazy about cats and involved with them one way or another most of my life – which is quite a bit of time, I can tell you (although I must say - cat people never get old, they just need to stretch more). I’m delighted we have a feral day on 16...

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Ways you can commemorate World Animal Remembrance Month

September is World Animal Remembrance Month. It is an opportunity to honour the memory of all animals that have passed on, whether they were much-loved family members or victims of abuse, cruelty and neglect, as well as those that vanished in natural disasters and...

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