Rocky RSPCA will still adopt
THE RSPCA in Rockhampton is at the centre of much confusion of late after the Gladstone branch was advised on a stop of all animal adoptions out of the Rockhampton hub.
Queensland spokesperson for the RSPCA, Michael Beatty, has said that there were no plans for the Rockhampton branch to cease adopting animals and that the rumours were false.
Both Rockhampton and Gladstone do not have shelters and all animals taken in by the RSPCA are fostered by volunteers in the community until a “forever home” is found for the animal.
After receiving information about the supposed stop of adoptions Judy Whicker from the Gladstone branch released a statement informing that if it were to happen the Capricorn Animal Rescue Service would pick up the slack rather than the Gladstone branch.
“The Gladstone Regional community can still be assured that our Friends group will continue caring for and re-homing animals that have been abandoned or surrendered to the Gladstone Pound. We will endeavour to keep fundraising to provide this much worthy service to these animals,” she said.