Entries by Vicky

African Grey Parrots

The Government of Kenya has recently issued regulations requiring the licensing of African Grey Parrots. If you own, or want to own an African Grey Parrot, here is what you need to know. Once widespread throughout Western and Central Africa, the African Grey Parrot is now on the brink of extinction due to habitat loss […]

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KSPCA Naivasha

In the month of September we re-homed 6 dogs and 1 cat. No  donkeys were re-homed. We also admitted 18 dogs, 8 cats and 2 donkeys. We are currently providing shelter to 27 dogs, 17 cats and 4 donkeys. We carried out 49 dog, 10 cats and 7 donkey investigations. Vehicle The new van received […]

The effect of Covid on Animal Shelters

The effect of Covid on Animal Shelters The financial hardship of animal ownership is hitting many people hard. With Covid-related unemployment or reduced income, feeding and caring for pets can suddenly become a struggle. Caring for a sick animal can be expensive, and many people resort to surrendering their animals to rescue centres when they […]

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KSPCA Mombasa

Mombasa Report – September, 2021                        Animals: Yet another month with endless cats being brought in – 59 in total.  We also had 12 dogs brought in during the month.  We re-homed 7 dogs and 16 cats.   46 dogs and 55 cats were treated.   10 dogs and 16 cats were neutered. We received a report about […]

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KSPCA Nanyuki

This year Rose Caldwell in Timau has so far vaccinated  137 dogs, 31 donkeys and  3 cats against rabies and wormed 150 dogs 137 donkeys and 2 cats. All the donkeys carts have also been re numbered to allow for easier identification and were  given new harnesses. Another vaccination campaign was held in Bulungi and […]

High-Rise syndrome in Cats

Many of us may think that cats have nine lives and will always land on all fours with no injuries. Unfortunately, in most cases, this is not the reality. High-Rise Syndrome, as it’s known, is a collective term for the injuries sustained from cats due to falling from certain heights such as from a balcony, […]

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KSPCA Mombasa

  Animals: Another busy month with 23 dogs and 57 cats being admitted.   We had one little dog brought in that had half its left front leg missing.   She is less than 6 months old.   She was very weak and malnourished but she has now put on weight and is looking and we amputated her […]

Organic Farmers Market

Environmental Benefits Of Organic Farming Perhaps you’ve tasted the difference of organic food. Perhaps you’ve even experienced health benefits! But beyond just the provision of delicious, health-giving food, organic farming practices result in numerous environmental benefits too: 🌱 Decreased exposure to pesticides and chemicals. When pesticides are sprayed on plants, they contaminate the soil, water […]

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KSPCA Naivasha

In the month of August we re-homed 7 dogs. No cats or donkeys were re-homed. We also admitted 9 dogs, 1 cat and 1 donkey. We are currently providing shelter to 23 dogs, 18 cats and 4 donkeys. We carried out 23 dog, 3 cats and 17 donkey investigations. Vehicle The old ambulance was broken […]

Donkey Welfare

The KSPCA is devoted to the welfare of donkeys in Kenya. In August we carried out spot checks in various areas to assess the welfare of donkeys.Members of our team visited the Kabati (kennel) donkey owners group. It was established that there had been an increase in wounds on the back and breast of donkeys […]