saving animals

Ideas to help animals

In October, the University of Melbourne’s ‘Festival of Ideas’ is a smorgasbord of events. One of these events aims to help the orangutan under threat in Indonesia and Borneo by highlighting the devastating effects of palm oil production.   Palm oil is used in a number of everyday items including snack foods, cleaning products and …

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Purrfect Partners

Two years on, the Purrfect Partners program established by Animal Welfare League New South Wales and Kellyville Pets has successfully rehomed more than one hundred cats. The Purrfect Partner program focuses on the rehoming of adult cats and since the program began in 2011, there have been some amazing second chance stories. Cleo, the cat, …

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Second Chance Fundraiser

If you love trivia and animals, then hot tail it along to Second Chance Animal Rescue’s 2013 Trivia Night and Charity Auction. On 4 May, the night will help support the work of SCAR and keep them rescuing and rehoming cats and dogs in need of a ‘second chance’. There will be lots of fun …

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Care for pets with cancer

Just like for humans, learning our pet has cancer can affect us greatly. We can feel worried and overwhelmed with the amount of information to sort through and decisions we need to make about treatment and ongoing care. For Marrickville resident Gwenda Gray, learning her four-year-old Golden Retriever, Gomez, had terminal cancer turned her life …

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