27,114 animals in urgent need of Guardian Angels

RSPCA is urgently seeking Guardian Angels to provide safety and care for the 27,114 animals spending the festive season in shelters nationally.

Christmas is one of the busiest times of the year for RSPCA shelters, with thousands of unwanted and neglected animals coming through our doors.

“To be a Guardian Angel is to give the gift of a better future to the dogs, cats, pocket pets, birds, and livestock who have a forever home on the top of their wish list,” said Phoebe Brasher, RSPCA NSW Senior Manager of Fundraising.

“One out of every three animals that turn to the RSPCA each year will be spending the festive season in our shelters. By becoming a Guardian Angel, you are making a direct positive impact on their life now and answering their wish for a brighter future.”

Sign-up to become a Guardian Angel and your compassion will provide love, care, and support to an animal in need.

  • $29.00 could help provide a homeless cat with a warm bed, litter tray, and toys this Christmas
  • $56.00 could help provide antibiotics to a homeless dog recovering from emergency surgery
  • $83.00 could help provide an x-ray for an abused animal in our care
  • $162.00 could help keep one of our brave inspectors on the road fighting animal cruelty.
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Keith is at the RSPCA NSW Hunter shelter wishing for a home this Christmas

All Guardian Angels receive a thank you from one of the many animals they are supporting with their gift, like Keith, as well as a link to their profile so you can learn more about them.

Keith is a 6-year-old Australian Cattle Dog who is currently awaiting his forever home at the RSPCA NSW Hunter Shelter, through becoming a Guardian Angel you can give him the most incredible gift – hope.

Stuck for a gift idea for someone who loves animals as much as you? Donate on their behalf and you can send them an e-card with a shelter animal they’re protecting.

Give the gift of kindness this Christmas and become a Guardian Angel today.