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Christmas Food Donations

We would like to wish all our donors, sponsors and supporters a wonderful, well-fed Holiday season.  Unfortunately, we tend to run a little low on pet food donations over the festive season as a lot of people are away on holiday.  Please could we ask you not to forget us and perhaps drop off a donation of pet food.  If necessary, we can arrange to collect it from you or provide you with a convenient drop-off location.  This will really help us out and allow us to also have a wonderful, well-fed festive season.

Thanks to each and all of you who have supported us throughout this year, whether it’s with food donations, building materials for our shelter or just by devoting some of your precious time to help us improve our home.  There was a lot of activity at the Four Paws Shelter this year and you can review some of our successful projects on our Shelter News page.

4Paws Gift Certificates

At this time of year, it’s always difficult to find a special gift for someone.  Someone who is perhaps difficult to choose a gift for or just someone who is lucky enough to have a lot of everything and doesn’t really need anything.  Why not play it forward and make a food or cash donation in their name.  We will send you a special ‘thank you’ in the form of a Gift Certificate from 4Paws, personalised for the person of your choice.

I’m sure it’s the best gift they will every get!

Please contact us if you would like to make a donation as a gift to someone you love.  It will really show you care!

 4paws has the drive, but not the cars

Our hard-working Shelter Manager, Tammy.

Santa Paws 2017

We are delighted to announce we are one of the beneficiaries of the Santa Paws charity drive for 2017!

This is a site where you can pledge online and drop off your donations at a place closest to you.  They will then check and scan all boxes, then  deliver them to the shelters, based on area (logistics), needs of shelters (what is in the specific box) and a few other factors.

We would love it if all our supporters could pledge online for this terrific cause and mention us in the pledge so we can give our beloved shelter pets the Christmas they all deserve.

Thanks to the organisers of this amazing charity.  Please visit them below or contact Tammy for more information.

Click here for more information

High Priority

 Dog Dip

It is again the season of ticks and fleas and because our dogs are walked daily, we are in urgent need to DOG DIP so we can routinely dip them.

If we don’t regularly dip all the dogs during this season, they risk catching unpleasant diseases from ticks and fleas.

We are hoping we can count on you again.  If you are able to assist, please email Tammy.

Kittens !!

24 New Kittens at 4Paws!

We are delighted to announce we have 24 kittens up for adoption ranging in ages from 6 weeks to 6 months.

Visit our youngsters here and contact Tammy if you would like to apply to adopt one or more of these gorgeous guys!

Hill’s Transforming Lives

Hill’s Transforming Lives

Hill’s Pet Nutrition has launched an exciting competition – www.HillsTransformingLives.co.za – in which you can win amazing prizes and also help us and other animal charities and shelters.

Simply go to the www.HillsTransformingLives.co.za website and share your own story about how Hill’s food has transformed your pet’s life. If you don’t have a story to share (or don’t have a pet) you can simply like or share some of the stories already on the website. There are some incredible ‘tails’, it’s really worth a visit for all animal lovers.

Each month 10 winners will be randomly selected. They receive a shopping voucher worth R3, 000 (for Woolworths or Takealot) and can nominate their favourite registered animal NPO/charity to receive R3,000 of Hill’s pet food. That’s R30, 000 of Hill’s food being given away each month, from now until end December.

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 Newly Rescued – In Rehabilitation

Please note :  If no actual picture of the pet is shown, this means the pet has probably sustained injuries or is in rehabilitation. They are such brave pets and they don’t mind showing you their injuries as long as you understand they might not be looking their best!  With our love and care and your help we hope to get them on the road to recovery quickly.

Hi I’m Midnight I’m a pure black girl-kitten of 2 months old. I have gorgeous green eyes and I love
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Hi I’m Lunar. Just look at my beautiful white collar! I’m a 2 month old boy-kitten and so playful. I
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Hi I’m Pitch. That’s my name ‘cos I’m pitch black.  I am a 2 month old boy- kitten who loves
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Please go to our Adoptions menu to check out our other pets who are looking for a home.  Adoption Criteria for adopting any of our pets can be found here.

 Pet’s Adopted

Please also visit our Success Stories page to view some really lucky adopted pets.  We will miss you guys, but we know you’ve been adopted by a worthy family and we wish you all the best in your new life!

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Please visit our Donors & Sponsors page to view our ‘special thanks’ to all our amazing supporters.  Without your generous assistance and donations, we would never be able to take such good care of our pets.

Please visit our Wishlist or Donations page if you are able to assist us at a later date.

Please visit our Shelter Projects page for news and info on the latest projects taking place at 4Paws !

Founder’s Note:

“We have improved the lives of many animals since we started in July 2006 but there are so many more animals in need. We are only able to do what our finances allow us to do.” ~Merinda Brits

  • Mission
  • Vision
  • Donations
To improve the quality of life of underprivileged animals. In our urban surroundings, the main categories are: squatter camp animals and feral cats.
To expand by obtaining more vehicles, employing more fieldworkers and to operate from our own clinic.
We are currently only relying on private donations, but we are also hoping to gain the support of the public sector. Should you wish to make any donations, we would be eternally grateful. You can either make a donation by using the online donation button on the website, or alternatively by making a direct bank deposit. Our banking details are as follows: Four Paws Nedbank, Fourways Branch code: 168405 Acc Nr: 1684110750