Goodbye Galaxy, proud strong lion

It is with aching hearts that we must share that our beautiful lion, Galaxy, has passed away. We observed a sudden and steady decline in his appetite and mobility over the course of a few days. Dr Peter Caldwell quickly came to examine Galaxy, which included an ultrasound of his abdomen. During the ultrasound and … Read more Goodbye Galaxy, proud strong lion

Act now! Help feed our big cats!

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As you probably know, our entire sanctuary has been in lockdown here in South Africa since 26 March … more than two months – and counting. While we’re managing to make do with fewer helping hands by working harder and longer, we can’t manage without food for our animals. It costs around R1,400 every month … Read more Act now! Help feed our big cats!

Jampa Passes Away at Age 15

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It is with heavy hearts that we must inform you all that our beloved Jampa passed away on 26 September 2019. Jampa was 15 years old, and we recently noticed some changes in his eating patterns and mobility. We quickly transported him to our wildlife specialist veterinarian, Dr. Peter Caldwell at his clinic in Pretoria. … Read more Jampa Passes Away at Age 15

Galaxy Arrives Safely At His New Home

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Galaxy was sedated around 9am on Monday morning, 9 September, at the start of his exciting journey to his new forever home at Panthera Africa. First, he received a full examination by veterinarian Dr Brendan Tindall as well as his vitamin injection, vaccinations and microchip. Dr Tindall from Robberg Veterinarian Clinic donated his time, services … Read more Galaxy Arrives Safely At His New Home

What a cruel world

by Kira Storm “Humans…! I´ve met my share of them. They are a weird species, some of them living in a cocoon of indifference, some are driven by an overpowering force of greed. For a long time my life was in the hands of people like that. But then there is the kind of humans that … Read more What a cruel world

What a dishonest world

by Kira Storm “My story begins…“ “Our story, Rays.” “Well, our story begins…” “Actually it´s my story that brought us here.” “Urf, fine. Then you start, Bella.” “I´ll let you tell your part, promise.” -Arabella- “I´ve never been tall, always the smallest of the group, but what do you need size for when you have … Read more What a dishonest world

What a bumptious world

by Kira Storm “Lion, lion, lion!” The squeals of a little girl welcomed me to the place I called home for a very long time. A scratchy bow around my neck, a colorful box in which I sat, and bright eyes in a round face of a human child that stretched out its hands to … Read more What a bumptious world

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