Last updated: 19 Nov, 2019
Published on: 26 Nov, 2018
Treasure hunt for toys that teach compassion
Who doesn’t love a treasure hunt, particularly when you don’t even need to come up with the clues?
Well, anyone searching the PetRescue website for a new four-legged friend over two days in November will be have the chance to find and win a Scruff-A-Luv toy, as part of a 48-hour online treasure hunt which will begin on Tuesday 27 November.
The event coincides with Giving Tuesday, which celebrates the global day of charitable giving, and will see PetRescue’s fantastic supporters, Moose Toys, donating more than a dozen of the fabulous and fun cuddly cuties, which teach kids all about compassion for rescue pets, and how to nurture and care for animals of all kinds.
Scruff-A-Luvs will be hidden in various dog, cat and other pet listings on the website, and all participants need to do is click the ‘Enquire about this pet’ button to be in with a chance of winning their very own scruffy, lovable toy.
What’s more, during the same 48-hour period, our friends at Moose Toys have pledged to match donations to PetRescue, up to a maximum of $10,000, to support all of the programs that are run free of charge, to help and support rescue pets in need of a new home connect with thousands of animal lovers actively looking for a new family member. So, we think a giant round of a-paws for Moose Toys is in order!
In fact, if you’d like to donate – and have your donation matched dollar for dollar by Moose Toys – simply visit petrescue.com.au on November 27 or 28 to ensure your donation gains double the impact.
And in case you were wondering about Scruff-A-Luvs...
Beginning as a mysterious matted coloured ball, kids must nurture new Scruff-a-Luvs by washing, towel drying, brushing and styling their fur to reveal an adorable cat, dog or bunny.
And just so you know, yes, they come with a grooming brush, hair clips, a name tag, collar and adoption certificate, so kids can feel like real, bone-a-fide pet owners who can wash their furry companion over and over again. Scruff-a-Luvs are recommended for children aged four and up. RRP: $30.00.