Tales of our Rescue Pets

Has your pet changed your life for the better?
Do they have an interesting rescue story?
What about a hilarious or cute personality?

Sophia Hotung, a long-time pet lover and the Eurasian writer and illustrator behind the “The Hong Konger” collection, is teaming up with the SPCA to draw and feature 15 lucky pets as new SPCA mascots.

Whether they have an unusual background, quirky traits, or an interesting backstory, we want to know their impact on your life.

15 lucky pet owners will win:

  • A signed limited edition 1/1 pet portrait drawn by Hong Kong artist, Sophia Hotung
  • A highlight about your pet in Pawprint magazine
  • Your pet’s portrait featured in SPCA merchandise to help fundraise for other Hong Kong pets

Terms & Conditions:

  • The SPCA (HK) will select 15 winners from the submissions. Judges’ decisions are final
  • The minimum donation of HK$100 will go towards the SPCA and its efforts to protect and serve animals in Hong Kong
  • All artworks derived from submissions shall be owned exclusively by the SPCA. Submitters shall bear no ownership rights to artworks derived from their submissions
  • Highlights of winning pets’ stories will be published in the SPCA’s Pawprint magazine, at the SPCA’s editorial discretion
  • Multiple submissions for the same pet are welcome and encouraged to increase chances of winning. Each submission requires a separate donation of at least HK$100
  • Only pets living in Hong Kong may participate, including dogs, cats, and/or small animals
  • Submissions are not limited to adopted or rescue pets
  • No refunds or exchanges for cash or other products or services
  • Changes or edits cannot be made to portraits. All creative decisions are final
  • The deadline for submissions is 11:59 pm HKT, 15 September 2024

The winners will be selected by a panel of judges from the SPCA (HK) based on the information submitted:

  • 5 Winners will be picked each month from July, August to September onwards; winners will be notified by email
  • Content for the submissions will be used by the SPCA (HK) for marketing purposes, including adapting, publishing and exhibiting of the portraits for unlimited use and without prior notification
  • The final result is subject to the SPCA (HK)’s decision and has no objection or appeal mechanism
  • In case of any dispute, the SPCA (HK) reserves the right of final decision

A SPCA panel will select 15 favourite stories. 100% of submission fees will support the daily and medical needs of more rescue animals at SPCA.

Enter by submitting your favourite photo of your pet and their tales.

Submissions close at:
11:59 pm, 15 September

*All submission fees go towards the SPCA and its efforts to protect and serve animals in Hong Kong.