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  1. New bid to keep cats and dogs off the menu

    Posted Jan 27th 2010, 12:00am by Ivan Zhai

    ... Ng Tze-wei and Ivan Zhai For the first time, new draft animal rights legislation proposed by mainland advocates includes a ban on the selling and eating of dogs and cats. It suggests ... for consideration in April. In recent years the brutal government culling of stray dogs across the country as a means to combat rabies has attracted growing attention. Video clips online showing the torture ...

  2. 31 dogs and cats die in blaze at village house

    Posted Sep 02nd 2008, 12:00am by Clifford Lo, Joyce Man

    ... Clifford Lo and Joyce Man Pet owner not home when deadly fire breaks out in building next door Thirty-one dogs and cats were killed when a fire broke out in a secluded Yuen Long village ... cats and dogs, but no one lived there. The owner, Pang Feng-yee, 49, lives next door. Firefighters had to break into the house and doused the flames at 2.22am. The blaze damaged an area ...

  3. Pedigrees crowd Bali's mongrels

    Posted May 02nd 2004, 12:00am by Marian Carroll

    ... Marian Carroll in Bali The increasing popularity of imported breeds of dogs on Bali has triggered a raft of fashion houses, salons, toy shops, training and etiquette schools catering ... of Denpasar. 'Pedigree owners have imported shoes, imported clothes, fancy cars and nice houses, so they feel it is part of the image to have a pure-breed dog.' This explosion in demand ...

  4. One man's meat...

    Posted Feb 18th 2010, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... Alex Lo I often wake up with a bad back from sleeping in prolonged contorted positions to make space for my dogs and cats on my bed. My wife and I keep three dogs and five cats. We religiously keep the ashes of pets that have departed to the Rainbow Bridge. Let's just say we love cats and dogs as much as any person we know. And if you offer us cat and dog meat to eat, we ...

  5. In Brief

    Posted Oct 23rd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Investigation into arson attack Detectives are investigating an arson attack after a fire broke out at the front door of a three-storey house in Pik Uk Tsuen Road, Sai Kung. Firemen doused the flames. No one was hurt. Stray dog causes accident A stray dog running on to So Kwun Wat Road, Tuen Mun, caused a car to crash into a concrete embankment and topple on to its side at 12.30am. ...

  6. Letters

    Posted Jun 28th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in himself that he needs neither a day of back-patting nor a column of criticism to remind him of who he is or what he should be. Gary W. Thurman, Sai Ying Pun Only mad dogs go out in the midday sun Was it Rudyard Kipling who wrote: 'Only mad dogs and Englishmen go out in the noon day sun?' Two golden retrievers died on June 20 ('Mystery over sudden deaths of two young dogs ...

  7. Tennessee mule saves owner from fire

    Posted Jan 15th 2009, 12:00am by Sara Yin

    ... Compiled by Sara Yin Add a 38-year-old mule named Lou to the list of heroic dogs, dolphins and other animal rescuers. When fire broke out at Jolene Salomon's farmhouse near Morrison, Tennessee, last Friday, her pet mule sounded the alarm by braying loudly and loping around its pasture, she told the Southern Standard newspaper in McMinnville. A semi-invalid, Ms Salomon, 63, ...

  8. Woody and pals make their way to HK

    Posted Nov 13th 2010, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... Story's Slinky Dog is coming to town to bolster the expansion plan of the five-year-old Hong Kong Disneyland. The dog, in the form of an amusement ride in the new Toy Story Land, was already ... complete. It was scheduled to open at the end of next year, managing director Andrew Kam Min-ho said. The section will feature three attractions: a whirling roller coaster called Slinky Dog Spin ...

  9. Stray cat stretch

    Posted Sep 26th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... after a private pet owner's 31 dogs and cats died in a Yuen Long village house fire. The number of cats and dogs 'surrendered' by owners to the Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department has increased from 3,510 in 2005 to 4,770 last year. The department says it also caught 13,900 stray cats and dogs last year while only 650 animals were adopted. Most are put ...

  10. In Brief

    Posted Oct 16th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Dog plucked from eighth floor canopy A dog was rescued yesterday after being stranded for three days on the eighth floor canopy of a Tai Kok Tsui building. The Society for the Prevention ... It was stranded on a 60cm-wide canopy, which could not support the weight of a man. They set a trap on Tuesday and the dog was retrieved yesterday. Arrest over attempted break-in Police arrested ...




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