Beautiful Skye is a man for all seasons. At the Cattery, he was resident in our feral cat section. To begin with, he seemed to fit the description of ‘feral’ as he kept to himself and shied away from people. Rob came to TEARS Animal Rescue in 2020 with the intention of adopting Skye. He…

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During the last month the number of confirmed, positive parvo cases have been steadily climbing at TEARS Animal Rescue in Sunnydale, Cape Town. As the recent article circling on social media from other welfare groups also confirm, we are seeing more and more positive cases recently and this is sufficient evidence to believe there to…

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TEARS Animal Rescue often assists cats that are injured or lost due to night time wandering. We recommend that cats are kept indoors at night to keep them safe. Domestic cats face a wide range of risks when wandering at night. All too often, veterinarians see cats that have incurred an injury or an infection…

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Cape Town – TEARS Animal Rescue, a non-profit animal welfare organisation serving the Western Cape’s South Peninsula for the last twenty-one years, is excited to announce that its’ annual flagship fundraising event, the TEARS Sleepathon, will be taking place on Saturday the 14th, 21st and 28th of November 2020. For the sake of adhering to…

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The TEARS Charity Shop in Fish Hoek  has moved to larger premises after outgrowing its previous home. The newly decorated and creatively fitted shop officially opened its doors on Saturday, 1 August. Situated just five doors away from its previous location in Recreation Road, Fish Hoek, the move will allow the Charity Shop to stock…

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Adopting a pet can be one of the most rewarding decisions you’ll ever make. In addition to gaining a loyal friend who will bring endless joy and companionship, adopting from a shelter or rescue group means you are directly saving two lives: when you bring home a rescue pet you’re freeing up a space for another…

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On 18 July 2020, as part of a Mandela Day initiative, TEARS and Breadline Africa collaborated to distribute kennels, blankets, food and bowls to needy animals in a severely impoverished community, Cathkin Informal Settlement, in Heideveld, near Athlone, which is home to +/- 500 people. Breadline Africa have been working in the Cathkin, providing food…

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Winter is here and there is no ignoring the cold chill in the air. During the nights, the temperature drops even further and our minds drift off thinking of the poor cats and dogs that are outside without adequate shelter. You can help give them some warmth and security. Building a kennel for a pet…

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Nearly two-weeks ago, TEARS Animal Rescue had a call for a dog in trouble in Marina Da Gama. The dog was limping badly and had a heavy chain around her neck. She was running scared through the neighbourhood and many residents had tried to help secure her but couldn’t get to her. While we were…

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