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27 things to do (one for each year Madiba spent in prison) at our SPCA on Mandela Day

This year, Mandela Day falls on a Saturday. So, to make it easier for you to volunteer at our SPCA, we're inviting you to spend your 67 minutes making life better for our furry friends on Friday 17 OR Saturday 18 July.

Put your your energy, enthusiasm, skills and love of animals to work between the hours of 9am-4pm on either day. Please bring your own tools/equipment to help:

  1. Repair holes in the ceiling (hospital)
  2. Repair/replace doors (hospital)
  3. Repair/replace door handles (hospital)
  4. Repair drawer runners in kitchen (hospital)
  5. Sand and varnish bench in garden
  6. Paint a ward (hospital)
  7. Fit shelving in storeroom (hospital)
  8. Replace tap washers (hospital)
  9. Increase the height of the drip wires in all 4 isolation wards (hospital)
  10. Replace missing latches on windows in Isolation ward (hospital)
  11. Sand and varnish window frames (hospital)
  12. Repair outside cage doors to runs (hospital)
  13. Repair door and window frames
  14. Erect rain shields
  15. Add extra latches to cages
  16. Clean pens
  17. Clean kennels and cages
  18. Clean storerooms
  19. Clean paddocks
  20. Clean farmyard
  21. Clean cattery
  22. Walk dogs
  23. Groom dogs
  24. Supply indigenous reeds, plants and shrubs to green the swale of our new Animal Centre
  25. Change the world with your small change
  26. Donate pet food
  27. Donate R67, R167, R267 or more!

Collection tinsWe're challenging corporates, retail chains and schools to fill 67 collection tins on Mandela Day!

The small change in your pocket or purse can make a big difference to animals in distress!

These unique CANS may be collected from our vet shop at 6 Gabriel Road Plumstead or contact contact Natasha on 021 700-4155 or email for more information.

donateIf you can't give your time, then please consider giving your cash towards our work with animals.

Your donation, made right now online, will help keep our Inspectors on the road, stock our veterinary clinic with life-saving medicines and equipment, and feed and shelter animals in distress.

Latest news

Extra cold means extra food
Cape Town seems to be getting extraordinarily cold and that means that animals need extra care.   [more...]

Diary Dates
Get those diaries out now to mark these important dates off on your calendar  [more...]

No more unwanted animals
Over 1100 animals have been sterilised since the launch of our Mass Sterilisation Project on 16 March 2015  [more...]

Look what you have done!
Over the past 12 months, supporters like you have enabled us to do so many great things  [more...]

Building update
Our new Animal Care Facility is right on schedule  [more...]

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R100 a month
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R320 a month
feeds one dog or cat

Just R25 a month
adds up to R300 over a year – enough to spay or neuter a pet



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