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Little Kage’s nine lives

On 16th March, whilst our Penang team were carrying out daily tasks, we stumbled upon a tiny kitten in the middle of a busy highway. This four-week-old boy was extremely lucky to be alive, after almost being run down by multiple cars before we were able to rescue him…

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Neuter strays for healthier, happier lives

Since we started our journey, IAPWA have neutered over 15,000 stray dogs and cats across our projects. It is shocking statistics, but one unneutered female dog and her offspring can produce 67,000 puppies in just six years…

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Nick Taylor joins IAPWA as new Ambassador

We are delighted to announce the appointment of Nick Taylor as a new Ambassador for International Aid for the Protection & Welfare of Animals (IAPWA). Nick, who is based in West Sussex, has been a media lawyer and Partner…

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Argos finds his forever home

Argos is a special little boy who we rescued in April last year. At only four weeks old, he was found frightened and alone in a dirty, wet drain in Penang. No innocent kitten should have to endure such a painful start in life…

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Local heroes rescue stranded strays

On Saturday 20 March, an extraordinary mission took place to rescue a group of stray dogs and puppies on Pulau Gazumbo, a small uninhabited island in Penang. It is estimated that there were six adult dogs and seven puppies struggling to survive on the island…

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Borneo Flood Rescue Mission

In January 2021, our IAPWA Borneo team, along with our good friends at Borneo Animal Welfare Society, Sabah (BAWSS), rescued fifteen dogs from an animal shelter where some extreme flooding had taken place. Led by BAWSS, fourteen volunteers…

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The story of brave boy Zorro

Back in May 2020, a brave dog named Zorro came into the care of our IAPWA Borneo Team. He was not in a great way, suffering with a severe infection in his eye. We knew immediately that we had to help him…

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