Spay-A-Stray auction raises R4k for furries

Spay-A-Stray held a silent auction recently in order to raise funds for themselves and for Furry Godmother Township Animal Outreach at Pine Creek.They managed to raise R4,050.

Spay-A-Stray is a small group of animal lovers who, during their spare time, are focused on helping desperate and sick animals in the townships and impoverished areas of East London.

“Our focus is the sterilisation of these animals to prevent the ever-growing population of unwanted puppies and kittens. In curbing the breeding of dogs and cats, Through this, we prevent the unborn from suffering neglect, abuse, hunger and sickness. , wet and cold.

“We work closely with the community to identify those animals in need of sterilisation, where after they are collected from their owners in the morning, sterilsed and returned in the evening,” said Spay-A-Stray official Jeanie Goodrum.

Furry Godmother does the work of going into the townships, Nompumelelo, Happy Valley and surrounding areas around Cecilia Makiwane Hospital in Mdantsane almost on a daily basis to feed, deworm and treat animals for mange and other minor ailments.

In the case of more serious cases, ailments or injuries, Furry Godmother will transports the hurt animal to the vet in Beacon Bay.

Known as the two Furry Godmothers of East London due to the godmotherly nature of their calling, they use their own transport to brave the dirt roads and the potholes. to areas where other volunteers fear to tread.

Goodrum said the public can help by donating a pre-loved dog kennels.

“People can donate any of the following items on our wish list: cat/dog food, blankets, towels, collars/leads, kennels, rope (to eliminate short wires being used as leashes), deworming tablets, and tick/flea treatment or even volunteering your time.” and expertise,” Goodrum said.

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