Hello, my name is Bailey. Right now I am the happiest dog in the whole world but this wasn’t always the case.
Not too long ago I was a puppy living on a balcony. I was scared, suffering and in excruciating pain. You see, I had second and third degree burns covering 15 percent of my body. It was horrible. But one day, the RSPCA came and rescued me. I was so relieved.
I was taken back to the shelter where I was surrounded by smiling faces only too willing to help. At the start I wasn’t so trusting… I didn’t know what I did wrong to be in such a bad state. As the months went on, I began to recover and gain trust for those around me. And finally, after waiting for almost a whole year, I found my new home!
Without Guardian Angels like you, I wouldn’t be here today. I would still be on that balcony suffering. Please, become a Guardian Angel today and give the gift of hope to abused and neglected animals just like me.
Hi! I’m Felix. And this is my sister, Dora. We were found on the side of the road in the Blue Mountains when we were just five-weeks old. I remember being so scared. As we huddled together for warmth, all we wanted to do was close our eyes and imagine we were curled up in front of a warm fire. But we couldn’t close our eyes… ever. You see, we were born without eyelids.
Luckily, we were rescued by the RSPCA just in time. And thankfully, so many wonderful people came together to take care of us. The Eye Clinic for Animals were even able to create new eyelids for us using the corner of our lips! It was a long and complex surgery but now we can close our eyes. I’m so grateful that there are people out there who care about us so much.
We’ve been through a lot in our little kitten lives. Dora always watched over me and I have always protected her. Will you watch over other animals like us this Christmas? We wouldn’t be here today if it wasn’t for your kindness. Please, become a Guardian Angel today and help care for an animal in need.
Hi, I’m Max. I’m only six months old so this Christmas will be my first… I’m so excited! If it weren’t for the caring RSPCA people, it all could have been so different.
You see, I was one of seven puppies born in a house without human love and care. My mum was trying her hardest to feed us even though she wasn’t getting enough food herself. One day, we all started feeling itchy, and the human lady did nothing to help us. Scratching felt so good, but we scratched so much that we started bleeding and our skin got infected. Then it hurt. It hurt so much. And no one was there to help.
By the time our Guardian Angels came to help and take us away from this horrible lady, our skin was in terrible shape. It took weeks and weeks of dedicated care to make us feel better and for our fur to grow back.
Because of kind-hearted people like you, I will go to sleep in a soft and cosy bed with a full tummy this Christmas. But I know I’m one lucky puppy. Not everyone is as lucky as me.
Please become a Guardian Angel to an animal like me. There are so many others just like me who deserve a second chance this Christmas.
Hello, my name is Tilly. I wasn’t always the gorgeous dog that you see before you. In fact, if you went back to my first day at the RSPCA, you’d hardly recognise me.
I was in a very bad state.
Like a lot of animals here, I was neglected by my previous owners. They often forgot to feed or bath me. I never knew when my next meal would be and I never saw the vet. I also developed a skin condition commonly known as mange.
I lost all my fur. My skin was covered in blisters which were itchy and painful when I moved. My skin was stretched so tight that it hurt to blink.
After I was rescued by the RSPCA, I was put on a diet to slowly rebuild my weight. I also received treatment for my skin condition. I gained weight and fur!
I'm now safe and happy in a loving forever home, just in time for Christmas. Will you help to protect an abandoned and neglected animal like me? Donate now to sponsor the care of a shelter animal in need.
My name’s Reggie. I’m only two-years old. When I came to the RSPCA, I was in so much pain. I was living in a rural community and I injured my leg. I was urgently flown to the RSPCA Shelter for treatment. Straight away, the vets could see how bad my leg was. They had no choice but to amputate it.
I was very brave after the surgery. I adapted to life on three legs very quickly. But something still wasn’t right. I was urinating blood, and after some tests the vets discovered that I had prostate cancer. I was so scared, but it was comforting to know that the RSPCA vets and shelter staff were there to help me. I started chemotherapy, and before long I was feeling much better.
I hope I find a loving family in time for Christmas. But it’s not just me – there are many other animals just like me here at the shelter. Will you be a Guardian Angel to one of them? Please, donate today and help protect us over the Christmas season.
My name is Roscoe, and as you can see, I’m a very handsome young boy. I was rescued by an RSPCA Inspector when I was 10 months old after I was badly neglected by my former owner. I was in constant pain. My ears had been cut off, and were infected and hurting so much. I had bite marks on my legs from where other dogs had attacked me.
I am with my forever family now and I know my life will be better. But without the love, time, and patience from the RSPCA team who were my Guardian Angels, my story could have had a very different ending…
Will you be a Guardian Angel to my furry friends in need this Christmas? Please, give them the second chance that I was so lucky to have.
Woof! I’m Jax. I never had a ribbon around me. Or wrapping paper. But last Christmas, I was unwanted. Can you believe that? Me—unwanted? With these floppy ears and these soft brown eyes?
It’s not nice being abandoned. You can’t help feeling like you did something wrong. But I didn’t. I was found just after Christmas, wandering the streets with three of my littermates. We were hungry and thirsty, and getting hungrier and thirstier by the minute.
I was scared. I didn’t know what was going to happen and I didn’t know if I could trust people to help me. But then the nice people from RSPCA came to rescue us and took us to a safe place. It felt good to be in a kennel, with fresh water to lap and plenty of food in my bowl.
Everyone was so kind to me. I started to feel less frightened. I started to dream of having a home of my own. And soon, my dream came true.
It’s only because of you that abandoned animals like me this Christmas get the chance to be wanted again. Please become a Guardian Angel to an animal in need. Without you, I would not be here and there are so many more animals that deserve a second chance like me.
Hello, I’m Gloria. And a much different dog to who I was last Christmas.
This time last year, my life couldn’t get any worse.
I don’t remember what happened really. After 2 years of neglect, I was left on the street with nothing and no one. I was scared, but I always had been.
Hungry. Cold. Thirsty. And hurting all over.
But worst of all was the loneliness. To tell you the truth, I just thought life was always going to be that way - I didn’t know people cared.
Now I look back, it’s probably the best thing that could have happened to me …
… because that’s where someone found me.
When I got to the RSPCA, I didn’t want people to touch me. It took me a while to understand that they were kind people who just wanted to help me.
It was there that I finally felt love and affection for the very first time.
I’m still not quite the dog I could have been. Those first two years took their toll. But at least now I’m safe, and I have a family who cares about me.
I’m finally finding out who I really am. For starters I’m a Shar Pei cross. And this means I love being around people and children. I’m caring and loyal, but I don’t like being left alone …
… and now thanks to kind people like you, I never will be again.