Saturday, April 07, 2007

ST (7-4-07)

Good letter in today's papers that tackles abandonment :-

Town Councils please educate irresponsible pet owners

Thanks Vegancat for sending this in.

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Blogger VeganCatsg said...

Would CWS newsletter in Chinese and Malay reach out to more people? Is the cost phenomenal? It still seems like animal welfarism is largely an English-ed thing but are we missing out the non English-ed who might an more voices to the dumb animals if they are informed of what has and can be done to improve the welfare of the community cats?

8/4/07 9:10 PM  
Blogger Dawn said...

I'm not sure we can do a version for every single issue but we do intend to do features in different languages on occasion. We've done one in Mandarin and our editor JaQ is doing an upcoming article in Malay in the new issue coming out this month.

8/4/07 11:08 PM  
Blogger Mervin said...

Just received an email of yours forwarded by a mate, imagine my surprise.

All he said to us was, 'See anyone of our [society] pple are keen to take part in this program.'

Think I've gotta badger him a bit on MSN.

9/4/07 3:28 AM  
Blogger Guttercat said...

Whoops, the posting above was done by me... as if it matters, lol.

9/4/07 3:32 AM  
Blogger Dawn said...

Sorry what programme?

9/4/07 6:12 AM  
Blogger Guttercat said...

TNRM, I believe, you were mentioning about the possibility of giving a talk & distributing brochures to our Alumni members. He was referred from KPMS.

Trouble's that they don't meet all that regularly, so I wonder how much advance notice would be good for you?

15/4/07 5:39 PM  
Blogger Dawn said...

Wonderful please do :) If you can make it, we'll definitely try our best to! :)

16/4/07 12:28 PM  
Blogger Mervin said...

Ok, he's totally noncommittal & rather that interested members contact you directly.

Frankly, I think it's better if you contacted NTUBS rather than the alumni. I don't have the contacts of the current committee members, but maybe KPMS can help you out with that.

NTU hostels desperately need a TNRM system of sorts, plus there was a cat abuse case which I believe was never solved.

21/4/07 2:13 AM  
Blogger Dawn said...

mervin - they do have a system in place. Let me know if you have friends who want to be involved.

21/4/07 3:33 AM  
Blogger Mervin said...

Well... the only system I ever saw them practice was 'call the exterminators when the complaints get too much'.

But I must admit that was 4~5 years back.

Most of my mates, especially the cat lovers, have graduated already. But should any opportunity arise, I wouldn't hesitate to direct them in your direction. =^.^=

22/4/07 1:18 AM  
Blogger Dawn said...

Yes the new programme is only about two years old.

22/4/07 6:08 AM  

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