A Heartwarming Story: The Adoption of Strawberry Milkshake

A Heartwarming Story: The Adoption of Strawberry Milkshake

Contrary to popular belief, our work is not Government funded.

Hearts for Hope celebrates the collective power of animal loving hearts.

Strawberry Milkshake, a beautiful gelding, has finally found his forever home in Noordhoek, and it’s a heartwarming story that will put a smile on your face.

After spending some time wandering the streets, Strawberry Milkshake was rescued and brought to the Cape of Good Hope SPCA. Here, he waited patiently for a loving family to adopt him and give him a new lease on life. And one day, that family came.

The family came to our Horse Care Unit to see Strawberry Milkshake on a Saturday, and it was love at first sight. They knew right away that he was the horse they had been looking for. They trekked him over Ou Kaapse Weg, and when he saw his new family, he knew he was finally home.

Strawberry Milkshake couldn’t wait to meet his new horse friends, Ruby and Ariana. And when he finally did, it was like they had been friends forever. They ran and played in the lush green space of their new home, surrounded by beautiful paddocks and stables.

For Strawberry Milkshake, life had changed dramatically. He went from roaming the streets alone to having a loving family that will care for him and provide him with a beautiful home. His new family was excited to give him the life he deserved, and they knew that Strawberry Milkshake was going to bring them all so much joy and happiness.

It’s heartwarming stories like this that remind us of the importance of adoption and the difference it can make in the lives of animals.

Strawberry Milkshake’s journey may have been challenging, but his new life is filled with love, happiness, and new friends that will be with him for life. And in the end, that’s all that matters.

Best Friends

Rehabilitating horses is costly – but by joining Best Friends, you help provide for their needs: bedding, lucerne, oats, horse cubes and special nutrients for emaciated horses, farrier costs, veterinary treatment, halters and other tack, specialist equine dentistry, gelding ... the list is long – and that’s why we’re hoping you will become a Best Friend today.

Join “Hearts for Hope” and become a Hope Champion today!

Here’s how you can make a difference:

Set up a Regular Donation: Commit to making a small monthly donation. R20.00, R30.00 or R50.00 a month can go a long way towards helping animals.

Spread the Love: Encourage your friends, family, and social media followers to become Hope Champions too. Share your own story of why animal welfare matters to you and how small donations can create big change.

Stay Informed: Follow our updates to see the real impact of your donations. Watch as your contributions help us provide shelter, medical care, and love to animals who need it most.

“We need hope, or else we cannot endure.” — Sarah J. Maas

Our Funding Comes From YOU!

Over 80% of our funding comes from you! 

In fact, its the collective love and support of animal loving hearts like yours that keep our doors open. 

And it’s because of you that we never lose hope! 

Your donations are the hope that keeps us striving for a world free from animal suffering, the hope that fuels our resilience and keeps us believing in a brighter tomorrow for animals.  Because we know we can achieve it, we just can’t do it alone. 

Every Heart Counts

You may think your contribution won’t make a difference, but collectively, it’s these amounts that become a powerful force for good

Regular donations, regardless of the amount, are what provide us with a steady stream of support, allowing us to plan for the long term and provide a consistent response for animals in need.

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