September 15, 2019

Cayman: CIFS lends support for the Humane Society

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The Cayman Islands Fire Service (CIFS) had extra helpers on hand last week when two puppies, Quillan and Quinn from the Humane Society paid the Central Fire Station a visit.The three month old puppies are both Cayman mixed breed and were brought to the Humane Society shelter with their siblings. They are now looking for […]

Cayman Island’s abused, unwanted animals receive a boost

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From Pink Duck Publishing Funds for Cayman’s homeless and abused animals were given a boost recently, thanks to the Cayman Islands Humane Society’s annual gala Furball, held April 2019. Held at the Westin Grand Cayman Seven Mile Beach Resort & Spa, animal lovers gathered for the event which raised $60,000, enough funds to run the […]

8 unexpected holiday dangers to pets and wildlife

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By: Natalia Lima From Care2 Once Thanksgiving is crossed off the calendar, it is time to deck the halls in anticipation of the holidays — but getting in the spirit of the season could unintentionally harm pets. From Christmas trees to guests’ thoughtful gifts, these are some of the hidden dangers to watch out for […]

Cayman Islands Pirates Fest Pooch Parade winners

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From Pirates Week Festival Below are the winners of Nov 11th Pirates Pooch Parade and accompanying posters:   Best Personality – Olivia Lomas’ English Bulldog, Mr. Chubbs Best Duo –Verity Radford’s Pit bull, Moonbeam Best Costume – Rhonda Maydanski’s Labradoodle, Hershey Door prize was a handmade Doggie Day Bed created by Yvonne Broderick. The prize […]

Cayman Islands YMCA develops teen leaders

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Forty-five teens developed their leadership skills and learned the importance of social responsibility this summer as part of the YMCA’s Counselor in Training (CIT) programme. Counselor in Training is part of the Y’s signature Teen Leaders programme which provides a safe, genuine place for teens to learn about themselves, the world around them, and the […]

HSUS sends $26M to Caribbean [mainly Cayman Islands], but little to pet shelters

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From Humane Watch The deceptively named Humane Society of the United States only spends 1% of its budget on grants to help local organizations care for pets. But HSUS can afford to send $26 million—the equivalent of 20% of its budget—to offshore hedge funds. It’s a case of putting tax shelters ahead of pet shelters, […]

Billy the kid is seeking his happy ever after, could it be with you?

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From CARE – Cayman Animal Rescue Enthusiasts< info@caymancare.ky > Billy the kid is seeking his forever family! We are sending this appeal out for Billy the kid! Billy is currently in a wonderful foster home through the Humane Society. He was surrendered to the shelter several weeks ago by his owner. CARE worked with the […]

The Editor Speaks: Charities are again under the microscope

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Charity begins at home and home here in the Cayman Islands we have many charitable institutions. It is a good thing because without them the whole country and its citizens would be the poorer. The question is how many of our charitable institutions have been the subject of abuse and corruption? How much of the […]

Shocking animal cruelty in Grand Bahama [WARNING: GRAPHIC IMAGE]

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From bahamaislandsinfo Today’s guest editorial is by Humane Society of Grand Bahama Director Tip Burrows, who shares a rather shocking case of animal cruelty that we think needs to be widely known. This extent of cruelty is — or should be — criminal. Action by law enforcement should be taken in such matters, in our […]

Garden of the Groves celebrates ‘Christmas in the Garden’ 2013

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From bahama islands info FREEPORT, Grand Bahama — Colourful tents, unique gift items created by talented local artisans, beautiful artwork, homemade treats, pony rides, face painting, puppies and of course, Santa…all hallmarks of ‘Christmas in the Garden’ at Garden of the Groves! This year was no different as, on December 14th, the car park at […]