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St Patrick’s Day

Editor March 6, 2013

Coming soon!!  St Patrick’s Day!



March 17 will soon be here…  Seen any leprechauns lately?  Any small people wearing green hats?  Any four-leaf clovers or shamrocks?

Come on over to for lots of interesting info, recipes and of course lots and lots of free cards to send to all your family and friends!

Cards… we have all the holidays covered!

Valentine’s Day – coming soon!

Editor February 13, 2013 General

February 14 is Valentine’s Day so save yourself time and money and get on over to for lots and lots of great virtual cards to send – courtesy of

she loves me… she loves me not…

Yes… unlike some card sites, all our cards are free to send – romantic, sad, funny… we have […]

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Mothers Day…

Editor May 4, 2012 General

she endured 3 am feedings…
she was the one who kissed the hurts better…
she was the one who tidied up after you – and your hamster…
she was the one who fetched and carried…
she was the one who was always there for you – even when your girlfriends weren’t…

Photo credit: SuhelSheikh

This year, warm her heart – tell […]

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Cruel diseased liver for human ‘delicacy’.

Editor March 16, 2012 Animals

Criminal charges in terms of the Animals Protection Act are to be laid against Mr and Mrs Diedricks of Bon Canard farm in the Lichtenburg area of the North West Province by the National Council of SPCAs.

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Personnel from the NSPCA’s Farm Animal Unit obtained a warrant. They gained entry to the property on […]

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International animal week

Editor September 27, 2011 Animals

World Animal Day falls on Tuesday 04 October and it marks the start of International Animal Week. SPCAs throughout South Africa will be participating.
International Animal Week runs from 04 to 10 October annually.


The whole purpose of the week is to draw attention to animals in a celebratory way.
The public and media are […]

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Help South Africa help itself!

Editor March 8, 2011 General

Want to help the people of South Africa?

Helping South Africa help itself

Most of us have something we can give to those in need – from a small donation to giving some time.
We at South Africa Online feel that this organisation, Greater Good South Africa, is something we can all help with.
Have a look at the […]

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Ostrich starve to death in Western Cape

Editor March 7, 2011 Animals

A report of dying ostrich was confirmed when the National Council of SPCAs arrived at Beestekraal Farm in Vleiland, 45 km from Laingsburg in the Western Cape on Friday 04 March.

Photo credit: Stefan Vogt

“I arrived when it was almost dark,” explained Senior Inspector Grace de Lange of the NSPCA’s Farm Animal Unit. “I saw […]

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Vote for Table Mountain!

Editor February 9, 2011 Environment

Table Mountain is in the running to become one of the New7Wonders of Nature, but this South African attraction is falling behind!

Vote for me!

The New7Wonders will be announced on November 11, 2011 and we need your help to ensure our place in the history books.
Vote for Table Mountain online or via SMS as often as […]

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Pork producers misleading the public

Editor February 2, 2011 Animals

The National Council of SPCAs is taking the South African Pork Producers’ Organisation (SAPPO) to task over the issue of gestation crates for pigs.

I can’t move… help me

SAPPO issued a media statement on 28 January stating “The following time frames are being discussed for the phasing out of gestation crates: – As of 1st January […]

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SPCA says “Floods – mission complete for now”

Editor January 20, 2011 Animals

Teams from the National Council of SPCAs have returned from the flood-stricken areas around the Orange River where assistance was given to animals left behind on islands when most of the human population was evacuated.

We’re here to help!

The situation was assessed upon arrival. It was noted that grazing animals had food – horses, cattle, sheep […]

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