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Donation Total: $100.00


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Your contribution is more than an animal shelter donation, it:

  • provides shelter, rehabilitation and care for up to 200 companion animals at the TEARS Shelter 
  • funds an outreach solution that sterilises and vaccinates companion animals in vulnerable communities
  • helps educate children and communities on how to look after their pets
  • and rescues animals in distress from all over Cape Town’s South Peninsula and gives them a second chance.


TEARS Banking Details

Bank: Standard Bank

Branch:  Fish Hoek

Branch Code:  036009

Account Name:  TEARS

Account Number:  07 206 2886

Account Type: CURRENT



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Kingsley Is Now Living a Kingly Life

I’m Kinglsey. I was taken away from my Mom and siblings at only 4 weeks old. I can only remember how distressing that felt not to have their warmth, cuddles and love. In my new home, after a day of getting cow’s milk and porridge, I was starting to feel sick and Aunty Ingrid from…

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Gandalf: Home at Last

My name is Gandalf. When I was only 5 months old, I ventured into a cat trap and was taken away from life on the streets. I arrived at a place where I could hear and smell lots of other cats. I was in a cage and there was food, water and a litter tray…

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Hazel: Beauty Burned with Boiling Water

It was a cold dark night and I was looking for some food.  There were lights on in the houses, but I knew that the people didn’t want me there.  But I was hungry.  It had been three full days since I’d had anything to eat and that had been a meagre meal of a…

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Little Girl Popcorn is the Apple of Our Eye

About a month ago, little Popcorn arrived at the TEARS Welfare Clinic. She was young, thin and weak. Popcorn had been rescued off of the streets of Mitchells Plain where she had been wandering around. Despite a search of the area, her other siblings and her mother were never found. When Popcorn arrived at TEARS,…

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Emma: Dumped to Cherished

Meet Emma. This Cavalier King Charles Spaniel cross puppy was discovered at the dump in Vrygrond in early June. She was only 7-8 weeks old, small, starving and scavenging for any little shred of food she could find among the trash. Despite her young age, she had obviously been thrown out at the dump to…

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From bag of bones to the happiest dog on the planet: Meet Kira!

On the 16th of July 2019, TEARS was brought to a halt with the arrival of Kira. The TEARS Mobile Clinic picked her up in Vrygrond and brought her immediately to the TEARS Welfare Clinic for critical veterinary intervention. This poor girl was skin and bone weighing only 14-kg, much less than the 24-kg a…

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Phoebe’s Total Transformation

Little Phoebe was surrendered to TEARS Animal Rescue from Overcome Heights in Vrygrond. The owners didn’t want her anymore because she was losing all of her hair. This poor, frightened girl lost her home at only 6-weeks old. Phoebe must have been scared and quite uncomfortable with her skin’s condition. Quickly, she melted our hearts.…

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Yuki Comes Alive After A Severe Tick Infestation

We met Yuki when she arrived with the Mobile Clinic after a trip to Vrygrond. She and her mother were brought into the Clinic so that mom could be spayed. Yuki was the only surviving puppy from her litter and they didn’t want her back. When we laid eyes on her we were horrified.  This…

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Scooter: from Street Thug to Lovebug

I’m Scooter and this is the story of my journey from street thug to lovebug.  I was born into a world of motorbike engines and lots of junk. It was a big yard, but full of all sorts of scrap metal, tyres, oil and noise. It was quite an adventure to begin with. As kittens,…

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Gremlin Pups Mange Transformation

The Gremlin pups were surrendered from the Redhill Settlement at a few weeks old suffering with a bad case of sarcoptic mange. This highly contagious form of mange causes flaky, infected, irritated skin and quite a bit of hair loss. Despite their obvious discomfort, these sweet pups really had a great outlook. The healing began…

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