years ago this April, Jill Robinson first walked onto a bear bile farm. On that day in April 1993, Jill could have walked away, but she chose to act and do what she could. Today, you also have a choice. If everyone reading this donated just US$20, it would pay for the care of over 150 bears at our China sanctuary for a full year. Please help us celebrate 20 years of progress. Donate US$20 today (or whatever you can afford).
Urgent appeal for dogs and cats in Thailand’s floods
A huge tragedy is unfolding for the dogs and cats of Bangkok, as massive flooding sees thousands left to fend for themselves in circumstances growing worse by the day.
With weeks of endless rain, floods and disruption, the situation continues to deteriorate, with water levels increasing on a daily basis and people being forced to abandon their homes and animals.
Large-scale evacuations are on-going in the worst affected areas of Bangkok and surrounding areas. People being evacuated are typically not allowed to take their animals and these dogs and cats left behind, as well as strays on the street, need urgent help now.
Dogs can be seen swimming desperately through the streets, but it’s too late for many, with reports of dead animals already pouring in.
The Soi Dog Foundation, an animal welfare organisation and shelter in Thailand, is working with groups in the Bangkok area to rescue these animals and is appealing for urgent help: Soi Dog Emergency Appeal.
Bangkok-based animal welfare organisation TREAT is rescuing and treating animals in distress.
Soi Dog, in conjunction with TREAT, is raising funds towards securing the necessary supplies and equipment needed for the flood relief to continue and co-ordinating the distribution of donated funds to volunteer groups..
Donations are urgently needed for cages, food, transportation, medicine, temporary shelter and veterinary care.