Cats and Kittens:

Our adoption fee of R 950 includes:

·         De-worming

·         Flea treatment

·         Testing for Feline Leukaemia and Feline Aids, every cat individually or the mother cat in the case of small kittens

·         The first vaccination  - all kittens require two vaccinations one at 8 weeks old and one 4 weeks later then every

           year thereafter, please check the vaccination book for the due dates.

·         Micro Chip – registered with Get Me Known

·         Sterilisation at 5 months for males or earlier for female kittens  (we will contact you to arrange)


Dogs and Puppies:

Our adoption fee of R 950 includes:

·         De-worming

·         Flea and tick treatment

·         The first vaccination – all puppies require 3 vaccinations once a month from 6 weeks old and every year thereafter.                  Please check the vaccination book for the due dates.

·         Micro Chip registered with Get Me Known

·         Sterilisation at 5 to 6 months for puppies (we will contact you to arrange)



o   No adult animal will leave our care unsterilised, in the case of kittens and puppies we will contact you to arrange their             sterilization.

o   Please ensure that the vaccinations are kept up to date.

o   All puppies MUST be sterilised by the age of 7 months.  Kittens MUST BE sterilised before 6 months of age.

o   Adoption applications will only be processed upon receipt of the application. No animal will be booked before an 

     application received

o   In order to meet the potential adoptee in the foster home, we will inform the foster parents about the     visit beforehand.

o   A pre adoption home visit will be conducted before an application to adopt is approved. This enables the adopter and the

     organisation to ask any questions regarding the animal or the process and to ensure the animal will be homed to the

     environment best suited to him/her.

o   We don’t adopt out animals to homes with other unsterilised animals without a valid reason for not being sterilised, we are

     happy to assist with sterilising other pets at welfare rates.

o   The adoption fee is payable on or before collection, EFT or cash payment to be made once the adoption is approved. 

     The adoption fees in not refundable.

o   We will not approve any adoption intended as a gift.

o   Animals may only be collected in a carrier and dogs on a harness/leash.

o   We prefer feeding vet brand pet food, no supermarket foods.

o   If for any reason you can no longer keep the adopted pet, you must contact us and we will help re-home.

o   Kittens and puppies younger than 6 months will not be adopted to homes where there is no supervision during the day or

     other cat/dog friends to play with. Kittens under 6 months must either be adopted in pairs or go to homes with playmates.


As we take the responsibility of our rescues very seriously, we have to ensure their best interests are always taken into account.


Adoption fee to be paid to Helderberg Animal Rescue Team – Standard Bank, Current Account, 072301317 please send proof of payment to or 076 821 0465 use the animals name as reference.

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