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China:~2 Animal Protection Orgs Visit Rescued Cats From Slaughter, Adopt 69 Cats!

The cats rescued in the early hours of 14th January 2014 in Wuhan, China have been attracting a lot of attention.

Today (21st January 2014) Don't Eat Friends and V-cats visited the cats.…

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Added by Hand In Hand With Asia on January 22, 2014 at 2:00 — No Comments

China:~Primary School Pupils Visit Cats, Rescued From Slaughter In Wuhan On 14th January 2014

The cats rescued in the early hours of 14th January 2014 in Wuhan, China have been attracting a lot of attention.

Education starts young. Today (21st Jan), a group of pupils from Daxing Road Primary School, Jianghan, Wuhan paid a visit to the cats.…

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Added by Hand In Hand With Asia on January 22, 2014 at 1:03 — No Comments

China:~UPDATE 2,800 Rescued Cats in Wuhan, Adoptions Occurring For Lucky Cats

Following on from the first posts on the rescue of 2,800 cats in the early hours of 14th January 2014 on their way to slaughter in Wuhan (please see this link to read the story from the beginning:-http://arzone.ning.com/profiles/blogs/china-breaking-news-activists-police-stop-truck-carrying-2-800), the activists had been working through…

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Added by Hand In Hand With Asia on January 20, 2014 at 8:54 — No Comments

China:~BREAKING NEWS!!! Activists & Police Stop Truck Carrying 2,800 Cats

At 6pm on January 14th 2014, a University student spotted a truck filled with 2,800 cats in Wuhan, China, on the road to Nanning. He contacted Wuhan Small Animals Protection Association and the police, aswell as posting for help on Weibo. The truck was chased on the highway, eventually being stopped by Traffic Police. Hongshan Animal Quarantine Dept confirmed that the paperwork was fake. The truck was ordered to return to Wuhan for investigation. Just past mid night…

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Added by Hand In Hand With Asia on January 17, 2014 at 10:30 — No Comments

Thailand:~UniDog MAkes Anti Dog Meat Posters To Educate People That Dogs Are Not Food

UniDog is a nonprofit org in Thailand whose mission is “to bring about the day when all stray dogs and cats can enjoy a happy life, free from the threat of unnecessary destruction.”

They have made these posters to show that dogs are not food, they are friends and want to live just as much as other animals do. They also quote that “25 million dogs are killed for food each year. Help save them from the dog meat trade.” That is a…

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Added by Hand In Hand With Asia on January 14, 2014 at 22:34 — No Comments

China:~CAN YOU HELP A DOG OR CAT IN CHINA, RESCUED FROM SLAUGHTER?

CAN YOU HELP A CAT OR DOG IN CHINA?

The activist who took in cats rescued from slaughter on 6 January needs your help. Can you give one of these cats a home? 35 cats and 152 dogs at his shelter need a home. All animals are available for free adoption from this shelter (but you will need to pay fees to the agent to get the pet home to you).

The dogs on this post are only a handful of the d…

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Added by Hand In Hand With Asia on January 14, 2014 at 0:00 — No Comments

Taiwan:~President Attends Animal Protection Forum, Advocates Adopt Not Buy

The President of Taiwan, Ma Ying-jeou 马英九, attended a forum organized by Animal Protection Group on January 10 2014 in Taipei. President Ma hopes to hear the suggestions and concerns of the people of Taiwan about the rights and welfare of stray animals. Ma Ying-jeou said his government is taking the problem of stray animals seriously and always advocate for adopting a pet instead of purchasing one.

President Ma became…

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Added by Hand In Hand With Asia on January 13, 2014 at 23:58 — No Comments

China:~Adoption Day At Fuzhou, Couple Bring Their Son To Adopt A Dog, They Believe Education Starts Young

During the 4th adoption day organized by Fuzhou Small Animal Protection Centre, a couple brought their son to adopt a dog. The parents believe that animal welfare education should start young. To infuse their son with the concept of love and responsibility, they even let their son fill in the adoption form. Upon completion the parents told their son his new friend is now officially with him, he must be…

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Added by Hand In Hand With Asia on January 10, 2014 at 22:40 — No Comments

China:~Work Begins On Du Yufeng's New Shelter!!

For those of you who have followed Du Yufeng and helped to raise the $11,000+ for her new shelter, work has finally begun! Du tells us:-

“Thanks to Guangyuan Municipal Committee for their support and help of animal protection causes! The government is helping us with the major work of water and power which for many years we have had difficulty to deal with. Thanks to Secretary Zhou, Mayor Lee as well as…

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Added by Hand In Hand With Asia on January 9, 2014 at 22:02 — No Comments

China:~Confiscated Ivory Destroyed In Public, Guangdong. Shown On State TV. Video

China has for the first time destroyed confiscated Ivory in the open at Dongguan, Guangdong. 

6.1 tonnes of ivory with a total value of 300 million Yuan were destroyed. 

State Forestry Administration for Wildlife and Plant Protection Division Engineer Mr. Yan says China is showing the world its determination and actions to end the illegal trading of ivory. The event was broadcast on…

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Added by Hand In Hand With Asia on January 7, 2014 at 21:21 — No Comments

China:~UPDATE ON 200 CATS RESCUED FROM TRAFFICKER IN SHANGHAI. KINGPIN TRAFFICKER ASKS THUGS TO BEAT UP ACTIVISTS!

BREAKING NEWS: Activists in Shanghai intercepted a cat trafficker early this morning (6 January 2014) with the help of local police at at Qi Lian Shan Nan Lu, Pu Tuo, Shanghai (祁连山南路, 普陀, 上海). They held up the traffickers, the truck and their motorbikes and more than 20 crates containing hundreds of cats. They reported the situation to the police and posted on Weibo asking more people torush to the scene to support them.…

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China:~UPDATE ON 200 CATS RESCUED FROM TRAFFICKERS- POLICE CONFISCATE BIKES-FOREIGN PLATES, NO LICENCE!!

BREAKING NEWS: Activists in Shanghai intercepted a cat trafficker early this morning (6 January 2014) with the help of local police at at Qi Lian Shan Nan Lu, Pu Tuo, Shanghai (祁连山南路, 普陀, 上海). They held up the traffickers, the truck and their motorbikes and more than 20 crates containing hundreds of cats. They reported the situation to the police and posted on Weibo asking more people torush to the scene to support them. The police arrived swiftly. All motorbikes…

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Added by Hand In Hand With Asia on January 6, 2014 at 23:00 — No Comments

China:~UPDATE-BREAKING NEWS!!! APPROX 200 CATS RESCUED FROM TRAFFICKERS IN SHANGHAI, 6 JANUARY 2014

BREAKING NEWS: Activists in Shanghai intercepted a cat trafficker early this morning (6 January 2014) with the help of local police at Qi Lian Shan Nan Lu, Pu Tuo, Shanghai (祁连山南路, 普陀, 上海). They held up the traffickers, the truck and their motorbikes and more than 20 crates of containing hundreds of cats. They reported the situation to the police and posted on Weibo asking more people torush to the scene to support them. The police arrived swiftly. All motorbikes…

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Added by Hand In Hand With Asia on January 6, 2014 at 22:30 — No Comments

China:~BREAKING NEWS!!! APPROX 200 CATS RESCUED FROM TRAFFICKERS IN SHANGHAI, 6 JANUARY 2014

BREAKING NEWS!!!

Approx 200 cats were rescued in Shanghai this morning (6 Jan, 2014) by activists with the help of local police at Qi Lian Shan Nan Lu, Pu Tuo, Shanghai (祁连山南路, 普陀, 上海)

Photos sourced & translation by NT.…

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Added by Hand In Hand With Asia on January 6, 2014 at 22:30 — No Comments

China:~Dog Lover In Nanning, Guangxi Wishes Everyone A Happy New Year!



Nanning city is located in Guangxi, where dog eating is common. There are still plenty of dog lovers and owners in the city who love their dog.

Animal lover Wu Shaoshao from Nanning, wishes everyone a Happy New Year:…

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Added by Hand In Hand With Asia on January 3, 2014 at 23:00 — No Comments

China:~Uncle Takes His Little Companion With Him To Buy Pickles At The Market, Nanning, Guangxi

Nanning city is located in Guangxi, where dog eating is common. There are still plenty of dog lovers and owners in the city who love their dog.

At the temporary market at Gonghe Lu, Nanning: At first glance it looks like a toddler wearing a knitted winter outfit but look a little closer and it shows the same type of love: An uncle is seen carrying his small dog inside his knapsack while buying pickles.…

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Added by Hand In Hand With Asia on January 3, 2014 at 23:00 — No Comments

Hong Kong:~Stray Cat Killers Jailed

Two men have been jailed 16 months each for a brutal attack on a stray cat last year, in what's believed to be the heaviest punishment ever meted out by a Hong Kong court for animal cruelty.

Deputy Magistrate Kennis Tai said she hopes the stiff sentence will set a deterrent, and send a strong message that animal rights must be respected.

The horrific attack took place at the Shun Tin …

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Added by Hand In Hand With Asia on January 3, 2014 at 20:30 — No Comments

Celebrate Your New Year Without Animal Cruelty-Don't Use Chinese Lanterns

Celebrate your New Year without animal cruelty.

Chinese lanterns pose a threat to wildlife, livestock and other animals by causing injuries that lead to suffering and a slow painful death. Chinese lanterns can cause injury, suffering, and even death, through ingestion, entanglement & entrapment. Animals can eat or become caught in lantern debris in grazing vegetation, or eat lantern parts accidentally chopped into animal feed…

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Added by Hand In Hand With Asia on December 31, 2013 at 9:12 — No Comments

China:~Independent Stray Animal Rescuer In Taiyuan Rescues Small, Blind Dog, Mai Er

This is Mai Er, a blind dog, rescued by Aunty, an independent rescuer from Taiyuan, Shaanxi:

"It has been six months since I rescued Mai Er. None of the boy dogs at home were spared the snip. Mai Er was the only one left from going under knife because I felt heavy hearted since he had been through so much in his life. When the girls are in heat, Mai Er would be put inside a cage, but no matter how, Mai Er can still unlock the…

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Added by Hand In Hand With Asia on December 31, 2013 at 0:00 — No Comments

China:~Make Up Artist In Guangdong Rescued Stray Cat

Qi Qu, a professional brow and make-up artist from Guangzhou, Guangdong adopted a stray cat.

Qi Qu says to her lucky cat, “Who says a homeless man can't be a prince charming! I am so lucky to have met you, chubby boy!”

Photos sourced & translation by NT.…

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Added by Hand In Hand With Asia on December 30, 2013 at 22:30 — No Comments

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