Pets

Got room in your heart?

Hi, my name is Milly. You may recognise me. I was originally adopted out last September when I was around three months old. Unfortunately circumstances have changed with my owner and I am no longer able to be cared for. I am such a wonderful dog, I... Read More

Don’t let strangers claim your cat

What do you do if a stranger turns up claiming your cat is actually theirs? That was the situation Brookfield resident Colin Poultney found himself in when a man and his kids came around to get ‘their' cat back. “They'd put photos... Read More

Pet of the Week - Jagger

Hi, my name is Jagger. I am a pretty laid-back boy looking for a new home. I was sadly abandoned in a box with my litter mates. I am such a softy, a little more relaxed compared to my litter mates. I love to play and cuddle so if you can offer me a loving... Read More

Lovely, quiet and looking for a home

Hi, my name is Carlie. I am a lovely, quiet girl looking for a new home. I had been looked after for a while with my kittens but unfortunately a change of circumstance meant we could not stay any longer. I was a little nervous at first, but I have come... Read More

More exploits of the chipoodle

It looked disgusting. It was disgusting. A little plastic specimen jar with a yellow top and containing eight tiny teeth. Two of which were tiny decayed teeth. I hadn't seen anything quite as disgusting since Russell Robinson brought his severed... Read More

All aflutter for the birds

What started with one budgie has bred, and it's bred a lot. Gwen Wilkinson from the Tauranga Bird Club says she grew up with a pet and that one bird has multiplied to more than 100. “It's just a hobby. As a child I had a pet budgie... Read More

Pooches in the pool

Have you ever wanted to take your dog down to the local swimming pool and just let them splash around? Well, this Sunday, April 23, you can. Tauranga's Memorial Pool is holding a day out for dogs, giving them and any brave owners the opportunity... Read More

More fur than one shelter can handle

They've got big ones and small ones, furry and cuddly ones – and they've got a myriad of colours to choose from. So which kitten will you take home? Tauranga SPCA has plenty of cats and kittens looking for adoption right now, and they're... Read More

It’s a dog’s life

Daylight saving is over, the pool's closed, we can put the speedos and goggles back in the smalls drawer. Except for that irrepressible show off and good time guy ‘Alfie' and his mates. They're readying for one last dunk of the... Read More

Lovely and looking for a home

Hi, my name is Diesel. I'm a very lovely old girl looking for a new home. Sadly, my owners moved overseas and my new home fell through at the last minute. I'm now here to find a forever home to live out my final years. I have very gorgeous... Read More