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It is with heavy hearts and much sadness that the Four Paws committee announce that we are no longer able to continue operations as the only wholly Capricorn Coast based animal rescue due to a lack of volunteers and community support. 

For the past 12 months the four consistent committee members have stretched their availability for Four Paws in an attempt to avoid our current scenario, however we are now unfortunately at a point where it is unsustainable for four people to continue to operate Four Paws and attempt to fundraise and coordinate the rescue of the Capricorn Coast animals. 

This very sad news is effective as of 6 October 2022 for a period of 12 months when the current committee members will invest their time and efforts in to recruiting new volunteers and committee members in an attempt to enable Four Paws to recommence operations as a successful, well supported Capricorn Coast based animal rescue charity in to the future.

We thank you for your support and hope to recommence operating in 2023.  


Four Paws Adoption and Education Inc is a Not For Profit Charity based on the beautiful Capricorn Coast, Queensland, servicing Yeppoon, Emu Park, Livingstone Shire Council area and broader Central Queensland.

We work tirelessly to help reduce the number of unwanted, stray and abandoned cats and dogs within the Livingstone Shire and Rockhampton Region by taking them into foster care until we can find them suitable, loving and forever homes. Four Paws provides medical support, rehabilitation to injured and mistreated animals, and community education initiatives to residents on the Coast. If interested in helping our cause, please get in touch. We are always on the lookout for new members, volunteers, foster carers and adopters.

Four Paws thanks these businesses for their ongoing support and care