Because every tail deserves a happy ending…

Happy Homings March

Possibly the best part of everything we do at the SPCA is our Happy Homings.

To see the joy on the faces of the new families and the sheer delight of the animals they adopt makes all the blood, sweat and tears worthwhile. 

Many of the animals who come through our doors have been rescued from situations of such diabolical cruelty it is hard to imagine.

Others have endured traumas such as abandonment, bereavement from a deceased and beloved owner, getting lost and finding themselves stray… their hearts beat as ours and they feel emotions just as deeply. 

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Montana’s Adoption Story

18 year old Montana, found as a stray covered in old scars with an open bleeding saddle sore has found his Happy Ever After!

Despite what he has clearly been through in his previous life, his remarkable gentleness and kind personality made us all the more determined to find him a special home.

At the same time, Phillippa contacted the SPCA Horse Care Unit to see if we might have a horse for her to adopt. We got so excited, it felt like destiny.

A meeting was arranged and Phillippa came through to meet Montana.

The smile on her face said it all. This was the boy she had been hoping to find!

While she waited for him to fully recover, she visited him often and their bond grew.

We are so delighted that Montana will now experience the love and respect he so deserves!

Enjoy every moment together, Phillippa and Montana.  

Montana now lives at Spes Bona Livery

Willemien “Mini” (was Tiny)

What a wonderful message and photos we received from new dog-mom, Jana:


Dear SPCA Adoptions Team


She has come so far. We are feeding her regularly and hope to see her thrive soon. She is so thin, but she is healthy and happy.


Bye, bye Benji

This affectionate boy is so looking forward to all the cuddles and love ahead!


We were thrilled when Ruff finally got the happy ending he deserved

Ruff’s Story:

Yesterday evening the Cape of Good Hope SPCA received an emergency call about an emaciated dog tied to a pole and abandoned in Belmont Park. The kind complainant was waiting with the dog until one of our officials arrived to rescue the dog and could investigate the matter further.


All smiles as baby Chubbs went home


Coco couldn't wait to jump in the car and get going!


Duke was all smiles and so were we when he went home!


Ford, the picture of feline contentment with his new momma!


A big celebration for Ruby's homecoming

Mia (was Matilda)

Mia is so content in her new, happy home


What a happy kitty, purrs from Fanta


Hullo,its Barnaby. Its my 17th birthday today and 3 years since I came home with mom and dad. Lots of wags and love to all

BabyCakes Goes Home – A story of Rags to Riches

BabyCakes is a handsome little six-year-old Welsh X pony who was picked up as a stray. He came in as a stallion with shocking hooves which looked like they had never been trimmed.

We immediately fell in love with his “larger than life” personality and once his impoundment period was up and he had been gelded, we set about finding him a lovely home.

And within just a few weeks, his perfect human saw his pretty face on social media and came to visit him.

It was love at first sight for Jo and the feeling was mutual.

BabyCakes loves people and we are delighted that Jo will continue her Positive Reinforcement training journey with BabyCakes at her livery yard Canterberry Stables in Klapmuts, Paarl.

Jo has decided it is fitting to change his name to Archibald, Duke of Canterbury aka Archie.

Goodbye sweet little man!

We will miss you but we are so happy for you and wish you the very best as this new chapter in your life begins.


Making friends and influencing… doggos


Lulu loves being right beside her new dad


Not long after saying goodbye to the SPCA, Smallie is cosy and cuddling up!


The family is beyond happy with her, including all extended family who visits.

Ratatouille – now “Archie”

An update on precious Ratatouille – he has officially been renamed to “Archie”.

Says new dog mom Melanie:

He is doing so well! You’d think he has lived here all his little life – super confident, feisty and food obsessed. He gets along with our other doggies really well too.Thanks so much!MelaniePS. Here are some cute pic updates

Ratatouille’s Story:

Have you ever heard a story that just warms your heart and makes you believe in the goodness of humanity? Well, this is a story about Ratatouille - not the famous rat chef, mind you, but a scrappy little pup who went from a life of misery to one filled with hope and love...

Thank you to all our adopters and if anyone is ready to welcome a new pet into their hearts and homes, please do give us a call on 0217004152 or email at

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    Fanta was one of many lovely pets who left the SPCA in March for their happy e-fur afters.

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