Sunshine Coast Animal Refuge

Desex in the City Campaign Wrap

So as you know we have finished our third Desex in the City campaign. This means that over the last 3 years we have desexed 1600 of the Sunshine Coast's cats in partnership with the participating vets. The unwanted cat and kitten problem seems to have been worse than usual this year. At times we have had over 100 cats and kittens under the care of the refuge at one time! This is unsustainable .. read more

New Directions to the Refuge!!

Very soon, Sippy Creek Rd will no longer be accessed directly from the Bruce Highway. Please see information below on accessing the refuge once 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 the front of Aussie World. This will meet the new road that will meet t.. read more

Santa Paws Photo's 2014

Our favourite time of the year is upon us again and we love to do our Santa Paws Photo's. After last year being such a success we have decided to ramp the day up a bit! We will have our sizzle crew on hand with food and cold drinks available and we will make sure we have lots of chairs and shade available for you and your furry friends! Bring along your dog or cat and have their photo taken wi.. read more


We are open Tuesday to Saturday from 9am to 4pm and Sunday trading hours are 9 am – 12 MD. Find us at 28 Sippy Creek Rd TANAWHA... 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 strictly regulated non-euthanasia policy. We.. read more
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