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Archive for Sep 2019

World Rabies Day

Tomorrow is World Rabies Day, dedicated to raising awareness about the most deadly disease to humans. Rabies is a viral disease that is transmitted through the saliva or nervous system tissues of an infected mammal to another mammal. The rabies virus infects the central nervous system and causes severely distressing neurological symptoms, disease in the…

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Emberly: Emerging from the Flames

In late July of this year, Masiphumelele burned leaving over a thousand people homeless and taking one man’s life. With tight and cramped living conditions, fires in townships spread fast and cause widespread damage. The animals living in the townships also suffer burns, homelessness and injuries from fleeing from fire. TEARS Animal Rescue responds during…

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Skin Cancer Risks

For animals living outdoors, skin cancer is a risk. Cats are particularly susceptible. Cats that have white ears, noses or eyelids are at the highest risk of developing squamous cell carcinomas (cancerous lesions) due to UV exposure. In low-income areas, dogs are often left to roam. In order for cats to keep away from the…

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Coby’s Miraculous Recovery

Handsome Coby came to the TEARS Welfare Clinic after a bad accident. Young Coby escaped from his yard and was hit by a car right in front of his owner who was trying to get him back into the yard in Ocean View. His owner brought Coby to TEARS for emergency veterinary care. Upon examination,…

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National Wills Week

TEARS Animal Rescue is proud to partner with Neil Parker Attorneys for National Wills Week , 16 -20 September.  During National Wills Week, you can have a Will drafted with Neil Parker Attorneys for free, by calling Hazel Parker on 021 785 3232 to make an appointment. The importance of having a Will, one drafted…

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Top 10 Reasons to Adopt an Adult Cat

So, you decided to expand your family by getting a cat. Cats are fantastic animals and pets to have. Who doesn’t love the touch of their soft fur, their curious nature, striking characteristics, and their adorable purrs when they curl up on one’s lap? When most people think about getting a cat, they imagine tiny…

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