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Injured cat rescued from Bunder Road

In the din of traffic and under the hot blazing sun lay an injured cat on Bunder Road. She was panting with her tongue out and eyes glazed over when I saw her. I was passing by the area in the afternoon, and had parked my car near Radio Pakistan. Next to it is the Richmond Crawford Government Veterinary Hospital. It is the largest and the oldest government veterinary hospital in the city. The cat was right next to the hospital wall. It was immobile and obviously in pain. Continue reading

Mixed breed puppies available for adoption

Six puppiesSix 8 week old mixed breed puppies are available for adoption. The puppies have been dewormed and vaccinated, and are ready to go to their new homes. If you would like to adopt one of these puppies, please call Dr. Zulfiqar Otho of the Karachi Animal Hospital at 03212471053, or email us at info@pawspakistan.org. Continue reading

Street Puppy rescued from mangrove swamp

Street Puppy

It was the howl of despair that could have only come from a distressed soul. I was filming a documentary in the backwaters off the beaches of Sandspit in Karachi, when I heard the cries for help. A tiny brown and white puppy was wading through the murky waters of a mangrove swamp at the edge of a fishing village. Continue reading

Nomi, the lame donkey’s rescue

Nomi, the lame donkey One fine sunny Sunday morning I was on my way to the French Beach in Karachi with a few friends when we spotted a very lame donkey. A young boy of about 12 years of age was making the poor animal gallop at full speed on the metaled road near Hawkesbay. One front leg of the donkey was so crooked that its knees would rub against each other with each step. We could see the blood flowing down its legs, and immediately pulled over to take a closer look. Continue reading