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  1. SPCA volunteer marks big day

    Posted Jun 24th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Chinese didn't treat pets the way we do nowadays'. As a volunteer for the SPCA, she launched the Cat Box Programme in the 1960s, which encouraged people to drop off unwanted animals ... of over 600 local veterinary hospitals, the SPCA no longer sees the problems of Mok's day- problems that included the live skinning of quails and the killing of dogs for meat. Now retired ...

  2. Homes for dogs sought as SPCA kennels fill up

    Posted Apr 27th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Amy Nip A series of crackdowns on illegal breeding and the sale of dogs on the internet has left the SPCA facilities almost full to capacity. As a result, the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals has called on the public to adopt the dogs, many of them pure-bred. More than 100 dogs, another 100 cats and other smaller animals will be available for adoption at the SPCA ...

  3. SPCA makes it easy to adopt pets

    Posted Jul 23rd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to an abandoned or rescued pet. There is an increasing trend among Hongkongers to adopt a pet, according to the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA), Hong Kong. From 2008 to 2009, 2,900 animals were adopted by Hongkongers from the SPCA, and from January to March, there were 770 cases of adoption. Apart from common house pets, the SPCA also houses rabbits, hamsters, terrapins, ...

  4. Interest in SPCA's adoptathon indicates things are looking up for abandoned pets

    Posted May 04th 2010, 12:00am by Vivian Chen

    ... adopted compared to the year before,' says Michael Wong Ho-ming, the SPCA's deputy director of community development. Although only about 80 abandoned dogs, cats, rabbits and hamsters found new homes through the SPCA's adoptathon held over the weekend- roughly the same as the previous year's- Wong has reason to feel 'cautiously optimistic'. More than 2,500 ...

  5. Hello Kitty becomes SPCA's new celebrity envoy to spread goodwill to all animals

    Posted Apr 05th 2010, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Vivian Chen

    ... appointed the character Hello Kitty as the new ambassador of its inspectorate team and she will help educate the public to respect all animals and take better care of our companion animals. SPCA ... there is a human ambassador, too, in pop star Kary Ng Yu-fei. Both she and the mouthless Kitty will aim to promote April 13 as the SPCA's Blue Ribbon day when the animal group will be encouraging ...

  6. Wanted: pet pics with personality

    Posted Jul 14th 2005, 12:00am by Flora Wu

    ... Flora Wu Everyone thinks their pet is the cutest one of all, and the SPCA is holding its first pet photo contest for owners to prove it. Take that photo of your pet out of the photo frame (must be 8R size, though) and send it to SPCA Summer Photo Contest, 5 Wan Shing Street, Wan Chai. There will be 12 winners and the top prize is, suitably, an air purifier. Other prizes include ...

  7. Dogs have their day as TV host donates book profits to SPCA

    Posted Jun 09th 2010, 12:00am by Vivian Chen

    ... with Vivian Chen Radio and television host Kitty Yuen Siu-yee says she's giving her furry friends all the money she's made from her book about her chihuahua Dee Dee. Last week, she donated the HK$15,000 she raised from the book DEEGree of Love t ...

  8. SPCA officers put down maimed dog

    Posted Dec 19th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... who wanted to hunt wild boar. A spokeswoman for the SPCA confirmed the dog had been put down by inspectors, action agreed to by the villager because nothing could be done to heal its wounds. ...

  9. Woman accuses SPCA of 'senseless killing' of her cat

    Posted Mar 14th 2006, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... Simon Parry The owner of a cat given a lethal injection after being handed over to the SPCA has accused the animal welfare group of the 'senseless killing' of her pet. Althea ... to stop cats climbing over residents' cars- had also been neutered and had a clipped ear to show he was cared for, Ms Tan said. However, the SPCA said that although Athos was wearing ...

  10. A pet is not just for Easter, SPCA warns

    Posted Apr 11th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Tiffany Lam Those planning to buy pets to give as gifts in the Easter holiday spirit should think twice, the government and animal welfare groups cautioned yesterday, amid fears that owners will increasingly abandon them. The rate of pets being abandoned ...




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