Category: Happy stories & rescues

Rescued: Sandy / Sky

Sandy had a horrible start in life – given by a Boerboel breeder (we assume because she turned out to not be a 100% Boerboel) to someone who we know...

Wollie the farmyard Maltese

Wollie was uplifted from a farm and, although he was not abused or uncared for, a farmyard is simply not the place for a fluffy dog. Around the farm is...

Phoenix in Happy Tails Magazine

Thank you so much to Happy Tails for featuring our special boy, Phoenix, on their website. We’re SO proud of him! Please take 10mins to read his story – it will make...

Long-timer, rescue adoption: Baxter

Baxter and his brother, Rupert, were rescued from atrocious circumstances in 2014, where Baxter was short-chained to a rusty trailer, in the blazing heat, starved, and ignored. With loads of...

Rags to riches: Vlekkie

Vlekkie was dumped in Fisantekraal in August 2015 – after hours – by people who claimed he was a stray. Although our premises were closed, fortunately, one of our volunteers...

Kenna the burnt kitten

Kenna and her siblings were rescued from Fisantekraal informal settlement. Kenna had been burned with boiling water and lost most of the fur on her right side. She was checked...

Saving Snoepie

At the end of one of our sterithons (30 November), as we were dropping off sterilised animals in Fisantekraal in the late afternoon, we were called to help a little...

Healing Ocean’s Mange

Ocean’s owners brought him to us for help – they didn’t know what was wrong with him! His skin was bad, he didn’t want to eat, and he was depressed....

Rags to riches: From mangey stray to gorgeous girl

Gabbi is a very special adoption as she had quite a metamorphosis, from terrified, severely neglected dog to joyful beauty.  Check out the full story on our Facebook page: @FAWAnimals...

Dino

Meet Dino, a lovely older boy who is absolutely adored by his owner. Dino lives on a farm, where he is very happy! Dino’s owner contacted one of our friends,...