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Recent Blog Posts

HK audience moved by film premiere

2010年08月04日, 06:46上午 |

What a night it was – over 100 major supporters, celebrities and the media in Hong Kong to celebrate the launch of our new 20-minute film, “Moon Bear Rescue: A decade on…”, and the launch of celebrity Karen Mok’s new public service announcement, “Stain”.


Artists' passion shines through for the bears

2010年07月31日, 09:46上午 |

Recently I posted some beautiful poems written in honour of the bears, but it not just poets who are inspired by our bears. Today I'd like to share some beautiful artworks that reflect so perfectly their creators' connection with the moon bears through their truly immeasurable talent and passion.


Olly, Mausi and Mara

2010年07月28日, 09:35上午 |

Meanwhile in Vietnam, our gorgeous juveniles Olly, Mausi and Mara - first rescued as cubs in 2007 - are now cozying up with the big boys and girls and experiencing life as "proper" adult bears! Their pictures, now on the website, are utterly beautiful and show, once again, how these truly remarkable animals can put trauma and pain behind and enjoy their new lives.


Banjo Ninja Warrior

2010年07月27日, 19:15下午 |

During recent Roadshow presentations in Australia and New Zealand. I showed two of Bear Manager Charlie's pics, which demonstrate Banjo's mischievousness and superior skills! Taking the lead perhaps in tree-party destruction, now that beautiful Somerset has said goodbye?


Moon bears inspire poets

2010年07月26日, 10:39上午 |

Some time back in the space of a week, two beautiful poems arrived by email from the UK. The first by Lorraine Thomas who is coordinator of our Cheshire & Wirral Support Group and the second by Richard Bonfield, Poet in Residence for Born Free whose Founder Virginia McKenna is of course our UK Patron.


More sad farewells to beloved bears

2010年07月24日, 01:08上午 |

After all the excitement of the Roadshow, reality awaited on return to Hong Kong in terms of the highs and lows of caring for over 230 bears in China and Vietnam. Two calls in quick succession from a clearly devastated vet Jen, in Chengdu, saw us sharing tears for two of our beautiful bears, so much loved............ and now gone.


Thank you Australia and New Zealand

2010年07月22日, 22:12下午 |

The Roadshow this year was all about returning to see old friends and meeting new supporters and couldn't have been more warm and embracing throughout.


Long wait over for five Vietnam bears

2010年07月04日, 04:55上午 |

I’m really looking forward to starting our Roadshow in Australia later this week, seeing old friends, meeting new supporters and catching everyone up with the news. Despite my excitement, there has been one small downside to the explosion of good news – knowing that I was going back to let everyone know that we still hadn’t secured the release of any of the 24 bears held illegally on farms in Vietnam.


Young Chinese rejecting dog meat

2010年07月03日, 18:22下午 |

A piece of good news coming out of Guangdong recently shows that trends are changing in China regarding the consumption of dogs. Thanks in no small part to our fabulous Dr Dog and Professor Paws teams in Guangzhou and Shenzhen, a new generation is recognising dogs (and cats) as friends, not food. See the story here.



Goodbye sweet, sweet Roops

2010年06月25日, 20:50下午 |

Anyone who has ever met Rupert has a favourite story about him to share – and they came in thick and fast throughout last night and today, after an email went out to let our team know that it was now time for us all to say goodbye. Such is the love for a bear that soaked it all in, and adored being adored for the past 10 years.