Letters: Rescue group needs rescuing

Sooke Animal Food & Rescue Society in dire need of financial aid

We are working non-stop, always dirty, running like crazy from one side to the other to make this work for the animals. I know that you have helped us already with an article, but a lot of people do not know about us yet. People are throwing out things we desperately need such as; pet carriers, cages, cat poles, dog houses, wood and food. I am building up this foundation to create a better generation of people; people who are not going to dump animals beside the wheels of heavy trucks as they are doing now.

The cats we rescued from the landfill could have been given to a foundation in Sooke, if one would have existed at the time. The fact of throwing domestic animals on the road in the midle of the winter creates terror on the animals. You cannot imagine how much they scratched us completely frightened by human contact and how difficult it has been for us to trap them.

We need to buy special and expensive gloves and tools to deal with this. I assure you that not too many people like doing what we do; specially, when there is not money attached to it. We do not have donations, all comes out from our pockets. Since we started we only got $250 in donations, the same price of neutering a cat.

I beg you, please, help us inform people about our foundation, SAFRAS.

Margarita

Dominquez

 

Sooke

 

 

Just Posted

Long weekend starts with series of crashes

The long weekend traffic pile up is starting with a series of… Continue reading

Plans to clear-cut old-growth near Port Renfrew causes an environmental outcry

Groups call logging a provincial government ‘blind spot’

Police investigating after crash on Hillside Avenue

Traffic was obstructed while involved vehicles removed from scene

VicPD seize knife, bear spray from youth

Youth issued large fine for weapons

Victoria church bells toll in solidarity with Notre Dame Cathedral after devastating fire

Churches around the globe ring bells to honour iconic Paris cathedral

Howe Sound Queen sailing toward retirement

Vessel now up for auction ends regular runs between Crofton and Vesuvius at the beginning of June

Should B.C. lower speed limits on side roads to 30 km/h?

Vancouver city councillor wants to decrease speed limits along neighbourhood side roads

Lawsuit eyed over union-only raise for B.C. community care workers

‘Low-wage redress’ leaves 17,000 employees out, employers say

Landlord of alleged Okanagan shooter recounts deadly day

Tony Friesen was working in one of the units of his Penticton building when he heard shots

Foreign national arrested in connection to thefts at YVR

A woman, 60, is being held in police custody as Richmond RCMP investigate

Police pursue pesky porker on Vancouver Island

‘This was allegedly not the pig’s first escape’

Westjet tries again to dismiss proposed class-action lawsuit alleging discrimination

Former flight attendant claims airline broke contractual promise to create harassment-free workplace

Man airlifted to hospital after apparent hunting incident in East Kootenay

The man was in stable condition when he was flown out of Fairmont Hot Springs to a Calgary hospital

Most Read