Wild and Free calendar now on sale

2016-02-02 06:00

THE Kloof and Highway SPCA is excited to launch its spectacular 2016 wildlife calendar.

Aptly named “Wild and Free”, the calendar captures wildlife in all their glory in their natural environment and habitat, just where wild animals are intended to be.

SPCA outreach officer Lisa Gadd said: “The keeping of wild animals in captivity is fundamentally cruel in that it denies an animal the freedom to express normal behaviour.

“Through promoting awareness that wild animals should be left in the wild, we aim to create an ethos that is opposed to the unnatural keeping of any wild animals in captivity, condemned to a miserable life for human entertainment and financial gain.

“The 2016 Wild and Free calendar is a celebration and a reminder to us all that wild animals choose freedom,” she said.

Gadd said that the calendar is a wall calendar and includes a slimline on the one side so all your important and special days can be marked off. The calendar comes individually packaged in its own box.

“Our beautiful Wild and Free 2016 Calendar costs R150 and all proceeds from the sale of them go towards the care of animals at the Kloof and Highway SPCA.”

To buy a calendar, phone 031 764 1212/3 or email marketing@kloofspca.co.za

The calendar will also be on sale at supporting stores in the community as well as at most shopping centres during the festive period.

Each month on the calendar has been sponsored by 12 local companies, supporters of the SPCA and the society is very grateful for their sponsorship which enables the sale of the calendar to be a donation of R150 to our SPCA.

The Kloof and Highway SPCA would like to thank photographer Grant Atkinson for allowing them to use each of the stunning wildlife images that have been showcased in 2016 Wild and Free calendar.

Atkinson is a guide, wildlife photographer and nature enthusiast. Although is based in Cape Town, he spent 12 years guiding in Botswana. During that time he developed a deep knowledge, love and appreciation of that country’s wildlife. Having an in-depth knowledge of animal behaviour and being able to anticipate their next move is a huge advantage in helping him get that once-in-a-lifetime photograph. The SPCA would also like to acknowledge Simon Maritz Aspyre creative director, for once again, donating his time to ensure that the layout and graphic design is of an exceptional quality.

To buy a
031 764 1212/3 or email

The calendar will also be on sale at supporting stores in the community as well as at most shopping centres during the festive period.

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