PETS IS A REGISTERED , NON-PROFIT, PRO-ACTIVE, PRO-LIFE ANIMAL RESCUE ORGANISATION. (PBO No: 930025719)
PETS was founded by Anoux Massey in 2007.
PETS (Pet Empowerment in Townships) strives to empower animals in townships and poor communities. We work with the community to improve the lives of these disadvantaged animals by giving them daily meals, warm shelters, regular inoculations, sterilisations and vet care in emergencies. We also re-home those ones that are unwanted, unloved or lost.
We try to instil in the communities, a responsibility and pride for their animals by not just empowering the animals, but also by educating and helping the people uplift themselves. We believe in working hand in hand with the animals and people of these impoverished areas to create unity, trust and stability for all.
OUR KEY PRINCIPLES AND POLICIES
- Non-Profit: We rely solely on public and corporate donations to cover the costs of our astronomical vet bills, feeding schemes, sterilisations projects and upkeep of our foster pets
- Pro-life: We only ever euthanase if it is in the animals best interests and there are no other options - we fight for each life.
- Pro-active: We do not sit around and wait for animals in need to come to us. Instead we spend every free minute we have (much to the distress of our families) in the townships LOOKING for the animals that need help.
- Sterilisation: Our main focus is sterilisation in townships. Since 2007, we have sterilised over 3000 animals.