SCARS & 4Paws FurBall 2017 - Its Here!!

It's here! On Saturday 4th March - SCARS & 4 Paws are bringing the global sensation the "Furball" to the Sunny Coast. Mark the date in your calendar and get your tickets now! There are limited tickets so don't wait til the last minute. Click here ( to book your tickets!.. read more

February's Fabulous Fifty Dollar Felines

Fabulous Felines seeking forever homes...through no fault of their own it seems that some of our cats and dogs are destined to spend much longer than other ones waiting for their forever homes. Currently SCARS has all adult cats over 1 year as part of their February's Fabulous Fifty $ Felines. Until the end of the month only. Does not include kittens or special breeds. We have the scratch.. read more

DESEX in the CITY 2017

DeSex in the City V is here. We have decided to make this an ongoing campaign available every year all year round! (As long as we have funds to commit) Sunshine Coast residents can purchase a $69.00 cat de-sexing voucher at the refuge. Our "Desex" campaigns are means tested - so you must present a pension card or healthcare card. You need to visit the refuge to purchase the voucher, and while y.. read more

HOURS of Trading

We are open Tuesday to Sunday from 10 am to 5 pm. Find us at 28 Sippy Creek Rd Tanawha. We are CLOSED Mondays and all Public Holidays (including substitute public holidays)... read more

New Directions to the Refuge

Sippy Creek Rd is no longer accessible directly from the Bruce Highway. Please see information below on accessing the refuge now the road is closed from the Bruce Highway To visit us from: Northbound – take the Glenview Exit off the Bruce Highway and follow the service road along and past the front of Aussie World. Follow the signs to Frizzo Rd - this will meet the .. read more

What We Do

About Us The Sunshine Coast Animal Refuge (Sippy Creek Animal Refuge Society Inc) was established in 1979. Our Mission statement is 'Giving refuge to abandoned and surrendered cats and dogs until permanently rehomed and educating the community on responsible pet ownership". The Refuge is an independent, non-profit, charitable organisation and has a non-euthanasia policy. We also run education.. read more
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