There were some feral dogs in a village in Nokbun-dong, near Bukhan Mountain in Seoul, living peacefully without hurting anyone; animals or people. They were co-existing with the villagers, with some providing food and water. Some residents even regarded them as protecting the village from wild boar.
Abandoned & Stray Animals
Late in the afternoon on May 12th, we received an urgent phone call about a cat with a serious leg injury at a highway rest stop in Gyeonsangnam-do, a province in the south of South Korea.
Why did you Abandon Them?
It was investigated from CARE for the last three years that the number of companion animals that are abandoned from their owners has increased. Also, it was found that the abandoning case is focused on summer vacation. We, analyzed current status of abandoned animals in Korea from 2014 to 2016, and announced and the precautions. […]
We, CARE, found the suspect who threw out the cat into the garbage with tied legs. We have received a lot of reports that the suspect was selling animals, which she adopted from other people for free, to other people. We were told that she was selling the cat at 200,000 won (around $200) but […]
At October 16th, one cat was abandoned in the garbage bag with tied legs. The cat was abandoned with food waste so there was a risk that the cat could be crushed by the garbage truck. The reporter rescued the cat right away, and could not be more surprised that the cat was wearing clothe, […]
One day, when a ‘cat mom’ went out to give food to cats as usual, she saw a new cat eating food in a rush. She had stared at the cat for a while and noticed that one of the cat’s legs was seriously broken. She rescued that cat and went to a veterinary […]
In early April, we exposed a terrible incident. One cat was found by people and transferred urgently to hospital. It was shocked to hear the story that this cat was exposed to poison. We heard from the people that there was a cat beside a chicken mixed with something blue. When they approached to the […]
After many surgeries, the gash on Goma’s hip is beginning to heal. He has had a rough few weeks, going in and out of surgery while being treated for heartworm. He is holding up very well. Understandably so, Goma still has a hard time approaching humans. Because he was hurt severely while wandering the streets, […]
Sodali is a white Jindo dog that got his paw stuck in a trap and contracted skin disease. For two years following his injured paw, he roamed the village. Recently, people noticed that he had developed a sort of rash. As he began wandering a village, people found him “ghastly” and threatened to shoot him. […]