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Schmiegel – A Tough Little Survivor

One of the first cats I saw in Nepal was a dead one. It was a beautiful mature white cat and it was lying by the side of a busy road in Thapathali. I walked over and asked a nearby guard what had happened. “Someone killed it with a stone”, he said. “But why?”I asked, […]


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BB, A BEAUTY IN THE MAKING

Sometimes dogs which we try to rehabilitate do not survive. It is always painful having to let go of dogs, especially when they’ve been fighting for their lives for a long time. This year I lost two puppies due to Parvo (another survived – the first ever to survive of Parvo in my care!). Especially […]


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NO FACE GETS A FACE (AND A FAMILY)

Scruffy came on our path on an auspicious day. When driving towards the house of our chair Dr NPS Karki in Baneshwor forAnimal Nepal’s first new board meeting, our secretary Manoj Gautam noticed a ‘faceless’ puppy. At first Manoj was not sure it was a dog. He looked more like a mix of a baby […]


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DONKEY WOES

The conditions of the working donkeys of Kathmandu Valley are as dark as those of the children who work there. It is believed 60,000 Nepalese children make a living by making bricks. No one knows how many donkeys are made to carry bricks all day, bearing loads above their capacity. I reviewed a brick kiln […]


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“New day, new hopes, new life!!”

Animal lover Mrs. Leela Bhatt lives in Dhobighat and is truly a dog messiah. While doing her daily rounds, she came across two beautiful dogs: frisky and friendly Seti and reserved, elegant Panda, who, unfortunately had been abandoned by their owner, near Ujyalo FM building, Lalitpur.


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