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Animals from the ‘worst zoo’ to be relocated to FOUR PAWS sanctuaries 16.11.2018, Cape Town – Preparations to transfer recently rescued Albanian animals, which were kept in the Safari Park Zoo Fier dubbed the ‘worst zoo ever’, is currently underway. Currently all...
Posted on 20-11-2018More
There's a Rang-Tan in My Room and I dont know what to do A supermarket in Iceland made a video to show the damage of #PalmOil Plantations to our planet, and most importantly to the now almost extinct orangutans who survive there.  This Greenpeace video was...
Posted on 12-11-2018More
Blessed be the home that welcomes a cat - Economic Benefits HOME/ECONOMY Exterminates house pets Whether domestic or feral, we all know cats as efficient killing machines. Rodents, insects and even birds do not stand a chance when these cute predators are...
Posted on 08-11-2018More
Blessed be the home that welcomes a cat - Family Benefits CHILDREN Stimulates mental focus The most prevalent factor for kids to perform poorly in school is their attention span. Hence, maintaining their interest is crucial to developing well-rounded...
Posted on 08-11-2018More
Blessed be the home that welcomes a cat - Spiritual Benefits SPIRITUAL/METAPHYSICAL Repels negative energy Aside from the observable advantages that cat owners reap, the feline animal companion also creates positive otherworldly benefits in your home. Many...
Posted on 08-11-2018More
Blessed be the home that welcomes a cat - Emotional Benefits EMOTIONAL/SOCIAL Enhances sleep quality Once upon a time, single homeowners might not have had a regularly ‘satisfying romantic sleepover’ with someone who keeps them warm at night. However, single...
Posted on 08-11-2018More
Blessed be the home that welcomes a cat - Physical Benefits PHYSICAL Enhances bone growth Aside from being cute, sociable (in their unique ways), and superb spiritual combatants; cats are also somewhat natural healers. One of their impressive observable...
Posted on 08-11-2018More
Getting the right bed for your old sizeable canine friend Everyone is aware of the critical benefits of having a good night sleep on our health, both in the short-term and the long-term. Likewise, things are no different for dogs. Dogs can lie down or curl...
Posted on 07-11-2018More
The effects of Thunder on animals and what to do about it “I was in my room, relaxing and reading my favourite book.  Suddenly a bomb exploded in the house, or was it outside?  I don't know. My body is shaking with fear.  My heart is beating, I can barely...
Posted on 01-11-2018More
Fallen Angels Pet Rescue Wins $10000 Brian Davies Award Whilst animal shelters (in South Africa) are taking a huge knock from donations due to the pressure from BBEEE compliance* on local companies, one lucky shelter has made it to the top of the ranks in...
Posted on 29-10-2018More
Five Lessons You Must Learn Before Pet Adoption With millions of people around the world adopting dogs; now is a great time to start to learn important lessons before adopting a dog (or cat). These lessons are important for to-be rescue dog...
Posted on 26-10-2018More
What does the law say about Marine Animal Rescues? The law in South Africa is very clear in terms of members of the public handling and rescuing marine animals. This includes dolphins, whales, turtles, seals, sea birds, penguins; and whale sharks,...
Posted on 11-10-2018More
Sunflower seeds are bad for parrots I have come across a few pet parrots recently that are fed just sunflower seed. I would like to explain why this is a bad diet for any parrot to be fed. The sunflower seed is the fruit of the...
Posted on 09-10-2018More
How can I help my dog cope with separation anxiety How does your dog feel when you leave it alone? Do you ever wonder how dogs feel when we leave them alone?  Dogs are our best-friends – they eat, sleep and follow us around tirelessly when we are at...
Posted on 28-09-2018More
Diabetic food choice tips for pets High bloodsugar in dogs is rates as a very serious condition, which can lead to increased thirst, depression, hyperactivity, obesity, anxiety, kidney infection and an enlarged liver, to mention just...
Posted on 21-09-2018More
Amazing Dog Rescue Story By Thomas & Shona Schmidt: I`ll never forget this day on the 23rd of March 2018 late afternoon.  As I was driving back home from work, I noticed a little mix breed puppy struggling to stand and...
Posted on 14-09-2018More
Important tips to remember when travelling with your pet After some thought you have finally made the decision to take your furry member of the family with on your family holiday!   There is plenty of excitement in your home, especially because the fur...
Posted on 12-09-2018More
Reasons for vaccine failure When a new kitten or puppy is welcomed in to our homes and hearts we take all the precautions to ensure a happy and healthy little one. From cute accessories, to the best food and recommended...
Posted on 07-09-2018More
FOUR PAWS and Fur Free Alliance call on luxury fashion brand to go fur-free Cape Town, 6 September 2018 – International animal welfare organisation FOUR PAWS has joined the Fur Free Alliance (FFA) to launch a new campaign urging fashion brand Prada to adopt a fur-free policy...
Posted on 06-09-2018More
Can Sectional Title trustees ban your pet from living with you? Problems around the ownership of pets are common amongst owners of sectional title properties, but while laws may be imposed by the trustees of the homeowners’ associations, the requirement for a...
Posted on 22-08-2018More

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