Wink’s Spirit Shines Brighter Every Day

Your donations provide critical care and new beginnings for rescued pets On 28 May 2024, TEARS received an anonymous call out about a young puppy who was badly bitten by an adult dog in the under-resourced community of Vrygrond, in Cape Town. The TEARS Mobile Clinic went to collect her, and on arrival they were…

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TEARS to host free Rabies Vaccination Drive to mitigate risk to pets

The WESTERN CAPE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE has issued a media statement today confirming a case of dog rabies in the Southern Peninsula of Cape Town after a pet dog residing in the Capri area contracted the disease. The infected dog, which had exhibited symptoms such as fever and increased aggression, together with three other dogs…

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Escaping Tragedy and Overcoming a Harrowing Ordeal

Remi has shed her bandages, and is ready for love. Meet Remi, a courageous survivor with a heart full of love! Remi escaped a harrowing ordeal that sadly claimed her furry companion. Rescued from the tragic aftermath of a shack fire, she emerged with singed fur and severe burns. Remi was surrendered to TEARS for…

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Our Pizza Place Puts a New Spin on Pet Adoption

Local Pizza Chain Collaborates with TEARS Animal Rescue and Aid4AID to Promote Pet Adoption Our Pizza Place, a beloved local pizza take-away, is bringing a creative and compassionate touch to their take-away experience. Co-owner Jacques van Velze proudly announced the launch of a new initiative – featuring posters of dogs and cats up for adoption…

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TEARS Impact | January 2024

Thanks to kind-hearted people like you, we’ve started 2024 off with a bang! Here’s what you helped us achieve during January:   303 Sterilisations At TEARS, we’re firm believers that sterilisation will end pet homelessness. Thanks to your support, we are 303 animals closer to ensuring a day of #NoMoreHomelessPets in Cape Town.   792…

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Purrfectly Imperfect: Joe’s Living Life to the Full

Joe lost a leg in an accident, but that just means more room for love and cuddles! Joe was a homeless cat struggling to survive on the streets of Mitchell’s Plain until a kind Samaritan discovered him in their garden in December 2023. What unfolded next revealed the harsh realities Joe had faced as a…

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This Year, Unlock the Power of Compassion

Meet Gandalf and Freya, two inextinguishable souls discovered during a devastating fire in Seawinds, near Vrygrond in December last year, where over 100 shacks were tragically reduced to ashes. While they miraculously escaped the flames, the disaster marked the end of a miserable and painful existence. Afflicted with advanced cases of both sarcoptic and demodectic…

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#FromCageToCapeTown

Rescued from the dog meat trade in Cambodia, the lives of 5 dogs are changing forever Every year, millions of dogs are killed for the dog meat trade in Southeast Asia. Both stray animals and family pets are often stolen from their gardens and homes, and violently killed. Working closely with governments and local charity…

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Romy’s Heartwarming Tale of Second Chances 

On a weekend marked by cruelty, 8-week-old Romy faced the harshness of the world after a harrowing incident with a group of children. Kicked and left bruised and frightened, Romy’s fate took a positive turn when a compassionate rescuer swooped in, bringing her to TEARS Animal Rescue for safety. Under the watchful eye of the…

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