SPCA rescues injured pony
By Sasha Forbes
09 January 2009
The Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) will soon be removing undernourished, sick and injured animals from a farm just outside of Caledon, where they are believed to have been abandoned. This comes after a complaint was received about a sick or injured pony just after new years.
“I subsequently dispatched two of my hose care unit inspectors, who arrived at the farm and were assisted by a representative from the Stanford Animal Welfare Society.” said Allan Perrins, Chief Executive for the Cape of Good Hope’s SPCA.
“They managed to find the pony. It had a gaping, 15cm hole under its chin, it was subsequently loaded up and confiscated from the property in terms of regulation 468.” said Perrins
The pony was then taken into the Cape of Good Hope’s SPCA where it was decided that the best thing to do is to put the pony to sleep, said Perrins.