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  1. News - Hong Kong - ANIMAL CRUELTY

    SPCA steps up animal trap patrols

    Posted Sep 15th 2012, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... was partly due to growing public awareness of animal welfare, which has made people more willing to report cruelty cases. "In the past, people might simply have walked past when they saw a trap. ... Patsy Moy patsy.moy@scmp.com SPCA steps up animal trap patrols Primitive animal traps found across the city- including in Mid-Levels- have severely injured at least eight stray and pet ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Man who set barking village dog on fire gives himself up

    Posted Sep 04th 2012, 12:00am by Clifford Lo

    ... kennel in a Tuen Mun village at the weekend. The computer technician, 31, told police he was so annoyed by the animal's barking that he poured paint thinner over the kennel and set ... the owner kept his dog on the forecourt. Identified only as Mok, the technician was arrested for cruelty to an animal. He was granted bail and ordered to report back to police on September 25. ...

  3. Chris Cheng

    Posted Mar 06th 2005, 12:00am by David Wilson

    ... David Wilson Writers from China's diaspora Just watching animals move fascinates Chris Cheng. 'Look at the ibis,' he says, sitting under a gum tree in a Sydney park. 'The way they're walking around- I love it.' Cheng's career as a children's author focusing on animals has its roots in Sydney's Taronga Zoo. Between 1988 and 1994, he ...

  4. Beware the pitfalls and dangers of buying animals from unscrupulous dealers

    Posted Oct 23rd 2011, 12:00am

    ... Simon Yuen Animal lovers are advised to do their homework before buying a pet. There have been numerous reports of animals dying suddenly after being purchased at a pet store. Some unscrupulous pet stores claim that the animals are healthy and vaccinated, but this may not be the case. Jonathan Lam says he 'bought a rabbit in Mong Kok, but it died three days later. It may ...

  5. Scores of exotic animals die at cash-strapped zoo

    Posted Jun 13th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Jane Cai A private zoo in Hubei has seen more than 100 exotic animals die from starvation or disease in the past two years, according to one of its main financial backers. The situation ... from ticket sales have also dampened investors' enthusiasm. The Taizihu zoo was set up in the city of Xiantao at the end of 2003, after more than 300 animals were rented from another zoo ...

  6. Close encounters with animals

    Posted Dec 17th 2007, 12:00am by Philip Leetch

    ... will be delighted with the Family Area. Children can touch the animals there (domestic animals like sheep), listen to animal stories, play on animal-shaped equipment, and see some baby animals. Open 10am to 1pm and 2.30pm to 4pm. 4 The zoo is deeply involved in conservation efforts for animals both in zoos and the wild. The zoo has been working to reintroduce rare Bluehorn Deer to the Andes, ...

  7. Our animals are not starving, insists director of Guangzhou Zoo

    Posted Jul 07th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Leu Siew Ying in Guangzhou Guangzhou Zoo has rejected visitors' complaints that it is maltreating its inhabitants, saying some animals looked starved because they had not adjusted to the climate and were not absorbing nutrition efficiently. However, animal activists say that while the animals may not be starving, they are not being properly nourished and stimulated. Luz Rivero, ...

  8. Boarding houses offer creature comforts of home

    Posted May 27th 2012, 12:00am

    ... animals as much as you do. 'I spent three years on a farm growing up in Canada. I have always loved animals: dogs, cats, horses, rabbits,' says Cara Ng, who, with her husband Andrew, ... animal lover. 'We have five dogs, five cats, two rescued African Grey parrots and my son has a white rat,' says the owner of Ferndale Kennels and Cattery, also in the hills of Sai Kung ...

  9. Man-eating plant a hard act to follow, but how about Juanita the lobster?

    Posted Jan 25th 2008, 12:00am by Andrew Sun

    ... with Andrew Sun. Additional reporting by Clara Mak. Last year he performed opposite a man-eating plant named Audrey. Now actor Matthew Hale will tackle an even more outrageous character, narrating one of two music-accompanied stories for the City Chamber ...

  10. Dog rescuer urges action to stem a crisis

    Posted Aug 27th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... year. However, a source close to the Animal Welfare Advisory Group estimated these figures were only 10 per cent of the true number. He said the other 90 per cent were bred and imported ... and the city's other animal-welfare NGOs set up an online forum in 2003 called No Kill that last year gave Secretary for Health, Welfare and Food York Chow Yat-ngok a list of proposals to control ...




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