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JILL'S BLOG

Recent Posts

The rescue begins ... 28 bears arrive

01 April 2008, 02:04AM |

It is so hard to know how to start. Yesterday when we knew more bears were on their way to our China sanctuary, we were realistic enough to know that some would be in very poor shape and in urgent need of medical attention, but we also allowed ourselves to feel some excitement and hope. We had to.

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A perfect day

27 March 2008, 12:05PM |

After the horrors of Maoshan live animal market a few weeks ago and seeing so much terrible abuse of dogs, cats and other domestic animals, Christie, Rainbow and I became part of something unbelievably inspiring in China this Easter weekend.

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Accolades for bear farming articles

25 March 2008, 04:01AM |

Just a quick note to bring you some fantastic news! The Hong Kong journalist, who spent months investigating bear farming, visiting farms and our Chengdu sanctuary, has just won the “Best Writing” prize in the Hong Kong News Awards. Well done Elsa! To read the full story and to see translations of Elsa’s awarding winning articles

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Inspiring me still

21 March 2008, 14:23PM |

Everyone has a hero in their lives and I first saw mine when I was six. She starred in an unforgettable film called “Born Free”, which touched the heart of a little girl and started the ripple of a lifetime love of animals.

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Meeting bears Alaska-style

10 March 2008, 00:53AM |

As many of you know, I spend a lot of my time on the road giving talks and fundraising and this of course means time away from our bears.

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Unsung heroes – Larry Feign

28 February 2008, 10:18AM |

We have so many fantastic supporters who help us in a myriad of ways and many of these people never get any recognition for their generous support. So every now and again I’d like to say a special thank you to one of these wonderful people.

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We now have an RSS feed!

21 February 2008, 11:33AM |

Arvid, one of our techie gurus in Hong Kong, has just set up an RSS feed for my blog. For those of you know don’t know what this is, it basically saves you time by letting you know if the blog has been updated.

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Wake me in the spring

20 February 2008, 14:48PM |

Winters can be pretty chilly in northern Vietnam, but this is one little bear that knows how to stay warm. Mara, one of the three adorable cubs rescued from a smuggler, has made herself a snug little bed and, luckily, our bear manager Amanda had her camera at the ready.

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Mitts a hit with Agathon

13 February 2008, 01:07AM |

With the big chill continuing at the China sanctuary, our bears are now keeping snug and warm in surgery thanks to all you kind people who have knitted and sewn such lovely mittens for them.

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Hope and Shame

10 February 2008, 21:29PM |

I’m so sorry to have to bring you this news, but sadly, our two little puppies rescued from the market did not pull through. At least their last days were filled with love and kindness thanks to their lovely guardian, Guangzhou vet John Wu. Rest in peace sweet Hope and Shame. We won’t let your deaths be in vain.

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