Happy Tales

Chelsea Le Roux and Fabian who was adopted from SPCA Louis Trichardt.
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Written by Vicky Welman-Gerber Professional photography by Cindy Allen Photography Bertie was snatched from the jaws of death and rushed to the vet by caring animal rescuers. Skeletal, filthy and weak, barely clinging to life, the chances of his survival were slim, but as it turned out, Bertie had a lot more life and love left to give. Networking to save Bertie The cream Labrador-mix dog was collapsed beside the road in Leondale, Germiston, when… ...read more

Rescued by Knox

30th Jan, 2019
Knox is a Maltese Poodle X who was rescued from Mamre during one of our mass sterilisation drives. Neglected and unhappy, Knox had been bitten by another dog. Our African Tails staff, of course, took him in and whisked him towards the prospect of a better life. ...read more

Jing Jing’s soulful eyes just cried out for a retirement home. But, as it turned out, it wasn’t just one senior animal who would be getting a home that day… ...read more

Snortie the pig

23rd Jan, 2019
The tiny piglet was a sad sight as she lay flat on her tummy in a filthy pen full of rusted roof sheeting, wire and rubbish. She was all alone. Her back legs were splayed out on either side of her body. She looked up as Toni Brockhoven, head of Beauty Without Cruelty South Africa, reached out and gently picked her up. ...read more


18th Jan, 2019
Seven-year-old Stella hails from De Vlugt, along the Prince Alfred Pass. Originally a happy hound at a home in De Vlugt, Stella had been abandoned by her owner when he moved to Cape Town. ...read more


16th Jan, 2019
Ginger cat Marmalade was brought to Mdzananda by his owner, a young man from the community, so that we could get him to safety after he’d been burned with boiling water. ...read more

Max’s miracle

11th Jan, 2019
Written by Sonia Peck Professional photography by The Being Project This is a delightfully unusual story about a little white dog called Max, who was happily reunited with his owners after being stolen along with their car, which was also recovered by the police. The dog was still in the car It was mid-afternoon on a typical spring day, and pensioners Mr and Mrs Smith went about their day with their treasured rescue dog, Max… ...read more

Having Hope

9th Jan, 2019
A small but big-hearted feral cat organisation run by volunteers was all that stood between the pastel tortoiseshell cat and spending the rest of her life in the cage she’d grown up in... ...read more

Senior Jack Russells Spottie and Nicky were to be put to sleep at their owner’s request and arrived at HAWS on the 19th of October 2018, bewildered and afraid. Forced to relocate, his new residence did not permit animals, so he phoned HAWS to fetch these golden oldies. ...read more

The small pile of wet black fur trembled – the only sign of life that led the passing law enforcement officer on Camps Bay beach to investigate further early one Sunday morning. ...read more

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