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Society for the Prevention of Cruelty

SPCA criticised as rescued pups are nearly put down

The SPCA has come under fire from animal rescuers after it was found a group of puppies that had been guaranteed a foster home ended up at a government kennel, where they would have faced certain death.

Sunday, 8 April, 2012, 12:00am


Let's fight for our future

I remember my parents telling me that they usually played with their friends after school. The situation is so different now.

7 Jun 2011 - 12:00am

Dog escapes sterilisation after biting vet and nurse at clinic

The owner of a black and white husky took the dog to a clinic in Wan Chai to get it sterilised yesterday, but the three-old-year pooch clearly had his own feelings about the operation.

6 Nov 2009 - 12:00am

Marathon man shares his experiences in motivational book

After completing some of the world's most gruelling ultra-marathons, Derek Kwik Kwok-tsan has met a new challenge: putting his inspirational achievements into a motivational book. Launched on Thursday at the Glaceau Vitaminwater pop-up shop on Staunton Street, the ultra-athlete and venture capitalist's tome is called Kwik Fix.

26 Oct 2009 - 12:00am

In Brief

Mid-Levels dog poisoner may have resurfaced, pet owners warned

14 Oct 2008 - 12:00am


Pets deserve a happy life

'To keep a pet or not?' Many people are faced with this dilemma.

The Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals has urged the public to think carefully before they buy a pet.

Why do people want to keep pets? What are the advantages and disadvantages of having a pet?

27 Jun 2008 - 12:00am

A love for animals and a fighting spirit wanted

SPCA seeking an executive director who will make a difference while sticking to the budget

A love of animals and courage to stand your ground are prerequisites for this top role leading an animal-welfare organisation.

12 May 2007 - 12:00am

Have your say

Happy reunion with pet rabbits

The Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA) provides a home for abandoned animals and helps people adopt them.

Last month, I lost my pet rabbits when I took them for a walk in the neighbourhood.

I tried very hard to find them but my efforts were in vain.

26 Feb 2007 - 12:00am

Rescued dogs seek big-hearted owners

Pets that were once victims of neglect require a long time to recover from their traumatic experience but are more likely to be adopted by big-hearted people, the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals says.

Two shih-tzu, aged six and nine, are now at the SPCA for adoption. Both were locked up by their owners before being rescued.

6 Feb 2007 - 12:00am

Feline fascination makes stars of Lantau's cats

Long before Lantau became home to the world's most famous mouse, cats roamed the land and now the ubiquitous village moggies of the island have been immortalised in images ready to hang on a wall near you.

23 Dec 2006 - 12:00am

Fresh start for kicked-out cat

Freddy the tomcat, kicked out by his owners after taking home a dead bird amid the bird flu scare, has been given not only a new name, but also a home.

Freddy now has to learn his Chinese name, Foon Sum, which means a forgiving heart.

'I planned to adopt this cat ever since I read about it in the newspaper,' his new owner Tse Li-ming said yesterday.

21 Apr 2006 - 12:00am


The Mid-Levels dog poisoner is believed to have struck again along a popular walking trail after a puppy died. A Korean dog owner was walking her pet just after 8.45am when she saw a puppy lying on Black's Link near Stubbs Road. The woman drove the puppy to Wan Chai officers of the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals but it later died.

11 Feb 2003 - 12:00am


An eagle trapped eight floors up between a construction net and a building in To Kwa Wan Road was rescued by firemen and officers from the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. The eagle, with a wing span of about 1.5 metres, was caught in a special net. It was unharmed.

2 Jan 2003 - 12:00am

Stamp aid

I am an 11-year-old student who has written before to these columns, appealing for stamps to help the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA).

18 Oct 1999 - 12:00am

Stamps help

With reference to 'Philatelic plea' (South China Morning Post, January 16), the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals is delighted to accept used postage stamps.

The money we raise from their sale goes towards providing shelter and care for Hong Kong's unwanted animals and helps fuel our fight against cruelty and suffering.

23 Jan 1998 - 12:00am