Wink’s Spirit Shines Brighter Every Day
TEARS Animal Rescue
by Luke Kruyt
1M ago
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 horrified by the wounds she had sustained and the severe injury to her eye. She had been bitten 4 days prior to the call out and her neglectful owner failed to seek prompt veterinary treatment, meaning she endured excruciating pain and prolonged suffering.   The 8-week-old pup w ..read more
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TEARS to host free Rabies Vaccination Drive to mitigate risk to pets
TEARS Animal Rescue
by Luke Kruyt
1M ago
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 from the same household, were humanely euthanized. Rabies is a deadly zoonotic disease - one that can be passed between animals and humans - and can be transmitted to humans via a bite but inoculation is available. If a rabid dog or cat, or other mammal you might ..read more
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TEARS Announces Rescue Intake Capacity and Warns of Pet Homelessness Crisis
TEARS Animal Rescue
by Luke Kruyt
2M ago
TEARS Animal Rescue has announced that it can no longer accept rescue intakes as the organisation has 363 pets in its care at its Kennel and Cattery and in foster care. Of those, 75% are considered adoptable while the remaining 25% are in its rehabilitation programme either convalescing from illness, injury and/or abuse; or are too young to be adopted and are still with their mothers or being bottle-fed via its Puppy Foster Programme. Says TEARS Operations Manager, Mandy Store, “This is a last resort but TEARS can't admit any more rescued or surrendered animals to its Kennel or Cattery unle ..read more
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Escaping Tragedy and Overcoming a Harrowing Ordeal
TEARS Animal Rescue
by Luke Kruyt
5M ago
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 medical care and rehoming. Remi's recovery was nothing short of miraculous. From intensive care for third-degree burns to the day she shed her bandages, her strength shone through. The scar on her back tells a tale of survival and triumph. Remi is more than a survivor; she's a sweet ..read more
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Our Pizza Place Puts a New Spin on Pet Adoption
TEARS Animal Rescue
by Luke Kruyt
5M ago
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 from TEARS and Aid4AID on their take-away pizza boxes.   Founded in November 2019, Our Pizza Place has quickly become a staple in the community, with three thriving locations in Fish Hoek, Meadowridge and Constantiaberg. With a mission to make ..read more
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TEARS Impact | January 2024
TEARS Animal Rescue
by Luke Kruyt
5M ago
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 Vaccinations Vaccination helps prevent the spread of communicable diseases such as rabies, canine parvovirus and feline panleukopaenia virus. These deadly illnesses have a devastating affect on pets in low-income communities. Through our vaccination pr ..read more
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Purrfectly Imperfect: Joe’s Living Life to the Full
TEARS Animal Rescue
by Luke Kruyt
6M ago
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 stray. He had suffered horrific injuries to his hind leg and in considerable pain.   Unwilling to turn a blind eye to Joe's suffering, Cape Guardian Animal Rescue was contacted to assist and Joe was swiftly brought to the TEARS Veterinary Hospital for urgent medical intervention ..read more
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This Year, Unlock the Power of Compassion
TEARS Animal Rescue
by Luke Kruyt
6M ago
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 mange, their skin resembled a crusty mess of infection. Infested with ticks and fleas and on the brink of starvation, their collective lifestory to that point had been a heartbreaking tale of neglect. Thankfully their rescue&n ..read more
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#FromCageToCapeTown
TEARS Animal Rescue
by Luke Kruyt
6M ago
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 partners, FOUR PAWS is dedicated to ending the brutal dog meat trade for good.   Five dogs rescued from a Cambodian slaughterhouse are about to embark on their journey to the Mother City. With TEARS as their shelter partner, FOUR PAWS is flying Gamora, Shadow, Falcon ..read more
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TEARS Marketing Coordinator 
TEARS Animal Rescue
by Luke Kruyt
6M ago
POSITION: Marketing Coordinator REPORTING TO: HoD Marketing and Fundraising   Are you highly organised, thrive in a fast-paced environment, and possess a keen eye for detail? TEARS Animal Rescue is looking for a dedicated and enthusiastic Marketing Coordinator to join our dynamic marketing and fundraising team, helping to deliver on monthly marketing, fundraising and event campaigns.   Role Overview: You will work closely with the Marketing Lead, providing administrative and project support ensuring that monthly campaigns move efficiently through each stage, deadlines are met, and ..read more
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