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Every month The Cruelty Free Shop helps an animal group fundraise by featuring a rescued animal and their sanctuary as our Charity of the Month - more information below....


Tiger was rescued by a kind worker from a particularly dilapidated, small scale intensive piggery.  As one of the smallest piglets, considered a runt, Tiger would have been killed by blunt force trauma, the standard method for disposing of the smallest, frailest piglets who are considered too costly to raise. Tiger was spared this fate, but even so, had already endured having her tail cut off, notches taken out of her tiny ears, and her teeth clipped, all without anaesthetic.  

Tiger found sanctuary with the lovely team at Little Oak Sanctuary and from the moment she arrived, they realised that she was one strong minded lady, full of personality, the joy of life and the wonder of her daily experiences - digging for roots in the soil, wallowing, swimming, sleeping in a soft bed of straw.   Tigers favourite activities include playing "hippopotopig" in the dam on a hot day, building & decorating nests, and dancing, should the mood strike her.

Little Oak Sanctuary is a registered charity near Canberra that offers sanctuary to animals in need while promoting compassion for all animals through education and cruelty-free living.  They are reliant on donations to continue their wonderful work for animals so please consider adding a donation for Tiger and Little Oak Sanctuary to your next Cruelty Free Shop order.




Cruelty Free Shop Fundraising Initiatives

Every month The Cruelty Free Shop helps an animal group fundraise by featuring a rescued animal and their sanctuary as our Charity of the Month in our newsletter and on our website. Cruelty Free Shop customers are encouraged to add a donation for our charity of the month to their order. If you have an animal sanctuary with a no-kill, vegan philosophy and would like to be featured as our Charity fo the Month please contact us.

We also regularly donate gift hampers or vouchers for animal rights groups to raffle to raise funds. 

Since we started this initiative we have helped raise over $30,000 for animal charities.

Animal Groups who have benefited from our fundraising in the past seven years include:

  • Voiceless - The animal protection institute
  • Monika's Doggie Rescue
  • Save A Dog Scheme
  • Cat Protection Society
  • NSW Hen Rescue
  • Edgars Mission
  • A Poultry Place
  • Brightside Sanctuary
  • Peanuts Funny Farm
  • Big Ears Animal Sanctuary
  • Manning River Animala Sanctuary
  • Fijian dogs & cats
  • Peru Street Dogs
  • Animal Liberation NSW
  • Sea Shepherd
  • Cruelty Free Festival
  • World Vegan Day
  • Hahndorf Animal Shelter
  • Staffy Rescue
  • Ingrid's Haven
  • Jack Russell Rescue
  • Choose Cruelty Free Australia
  • World Leage for the Protection of Animals
  • Donkey Welfare
  • Friends of the Hound
  • Free the Bears
  • Animals Asia Foundation
  • Animal Rights & Rescue Group
  • Animal Liberation Victoria
  • Australian Association for Humane Research
  • Human Battery Cage Project
  • NSW Vegan Society
  • Sydney Pet Rescue
  • NSW Animal Rescue
  • Monika's Doggy Rescue
  • Vegan Newcastle