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CAWF members launch the 2023 Mass Animal Sterilisation project in Macassar and Eerste River<span><p>Members of CAWF have started the annual City funded Mass Animal Sterilisation Project (MASP) in Macassar and Eerste River this month.  </p><p>'This year, we celebrate 10 years of the Mass Animal Sterilisation Project (MASP) and send grateful thanks to the City of Cape Town for their continued support and recognition that animal welfare is a critical part of community health and upliftment initiatives.</p><p>'This year's MASP is a positive intervention in support of healthier communities, and will reduce unwanted litters substantially, thus reducing the heavy burden placed on welfare organisations around the Metropole,' said Karen de Klerk, Chairperson of CAWF. <br></p> <figure class="subtopic-fullsize-img"> <img src="" class="responsive" alt="" style="width:949px;" /> </figure>​​</span><p>The 12 members of CAWF who will collectively sterilise 1 500 animals from Macassar and Eerste River are the CoGH SPCA, Animal Rescue Organisation, Animal Anti Cruelty League,  Help a Paw, Glen Graze, Giving is Living, Mdzananda, Animal Welfare Society Helderberg, Animal Welfare Society of SA,  Vetsol,  Envirovet and The Outreach Programme.</p><p>Evervet and Farm Paws are assisting as non CAWF members. </p><p>'The City of Cape Town is very proud to continue this long-standing relationship with our partners in the animal welfare sector. So much good work has happened over the last decade, and we look forward to yet another successful mass sterilisation campaign. Thank you so much to all of the member organisations who continue to lend their support to this initiative, and their commitment to making it a success,' said Mayoral Committee Member for Community Services and Health, Councillor Patricia Van der Ross.</p><p> </p><p><strong>Caption: </strong>An archive photograph of a veterinarian at the Cape of Good Hope SPCA conducting a sterilisation procedure </p><p> </p><p><strong> </strong></p><p><strong>End</strong></p><p><strong> </strong></p><p><br></p>2023-09-06T22:00:00ZGP0|#1d539e44-7c8c-4646-887d-386dc1d95d70;L0|#01d539e44-7c8c-4646-887d-386dc1d95d70|City news;GTSet|#62efe227-07aa-45e7-944c-ceebacca891dGP0|#1cb86dd3-b43c-4384-919d-154c186936b4;L0|#01cb86dd3-b43c-4384-919d-154c186936b4|SPCA;GTSet|#2e3de6c1-9951-4747-8f53-470629a399bb;GP0|#daf01cd4-646f-4ad8-ba12-3b24d0ed110f;L0|#0daf01cd4-646f-4ad8-ba12-3b24d0ed110f|animal by-law10

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