What do you have to do whenever you see animal stays whereas driving?


There’s a normal lack of knowledge in terms of animal safety in Hong Kong, and oftentimes, stray animals are killed by passing automobiles or poisoned. Which authorities company do you have to contact when you come throughout animal stays whereas driving? Can the driving force get out of the automobile and choose up the animal stays? If nobody comes to gather it, what’s going to occur to the lifeless animal? Kwiksure will reply the above questions for you right this moment.

When you see animal stays on the street, what do you have to do?

In accordance with the federal government, if animal stays are discovered, you possibly can wrap them in a plastic bag and mark it as “animal stays”, after which hand it over at an animal stays assortment level within the countryside or a refuse assortment level managed by the Meals and Environmental Hygiene Division (FEHD). Likewise, you possibly can contact the FEHD to dispatch employees to gather it (although different authorities departments have identified that the FEHD doesn’t acquire animal stays on the spot), after which the stays might be disposed of in landfills.

In addition to the FEHD, there are additionally some native volunteer teams which you can contact. They’ll cremate the stays of stray animals in order that they’ll go away this world with dignity. These volunteers will do it step-by-step, from inspecting the microchip and cleansing/wrapping the physique to lastly having it cremated.

When you see animal stays on the street whereas driving and resolve to select it up, keep in mind to concentrate to visitors security. For instance, in case you are on a freeway, you shouldn’t cease your automobile to gather animal stays.



Volunteer groups for amassing animal stays in Hong Kong

The Stray Volunteer Group (“the strays”)

The strays are a gaggle of volunteers who love animals and share the identical beliefs. They primarily deal with stray cats and canine that died on the street in an accident, in order that they won’t find yourself in landfills. The group is solely self-funded and doesn’t settle for any donations, however they settle for donations of supplies (corresponding to massive towels, lotus flowers, dried flowers, medical gloves, scriptures, meals, disinfection provides, and clear plastic luggage, and so on.,) to be used through the dealing with of stays or cremation.

When you see animal stays on the street, it’s possible you’ll name:

6511 1147|6176 1302|5668 8606

Click on right here for the Stray Volunteer Group’s Fb web page.

The Furry Children Concern Group

 “Mun Gor” is a supply driver and the initiator of the Furry Children Concern Group (canine and cats are generally referred to as “furry youngsters” in Hong Kong). After receiving a name for assist in his spare time, he’ll drive his truck to select up the animal stays, put them in a freezer within the automobile, and ship them to an organization devoted to dealing with animal stays for cremation and scattering of the cremated ashes.

On the identical time, Mun Gor has additionally arrange a “assist fund for furry youngsters needing assist” to help with the medical and dwelling bills of canine and cats, in addition to different miscellaneous bills (corresponding to for dealing with their stays when they’re gone). Assist from folks with the identical beliefs is welcome.

When you see the stays of a canine or a cat on the street, it’s possible you’ll name Mun Gor at:

6799 3433|6778 7587

Click on right here for the Furry Children Concern Group’s Fb web page.

The Non-Revenue making Veterinary Providers Society (NPV)

The affiliation was established in 2005. Its “NPV KK Cremation Fund” goals to supply free cremation for stray cats and canine which have handed away, together with animals that died in NPV clinics or on the streets. When you discover a deceased cat or canine on the street, you possibly can ship a photograph of the physique, the title and cellphone variety of the contact individual, and the placement (whether it is in a abandoned place, you possibly can present the variety of a close-by lamp publish or accent retailer, and take footage of the placement) to 6219 1465 by way of WhatsApp.

In case your software is accredited, please attempt to keep by the deceased animal if potential. NPV will organize for a delegated firm, which is able to normally arrive to gather the physique inside one hour after which organize to have it cremated. When you can’t probably keep there, it is strongly recommended that you just cowl the animal stays with an acceptable merchandise, and make a remark on it telling {that a} devoted firm has already been contacted.

When you see a canine or cat physique on the street, it’s possible you’ll ship a WhatsApp message to:

6219 1465 (Monday to Friday – 9:00 am to six:00 pm; aside from 1-2 pm and public holidays)

Click on right here for the NPV KK Cremation Fund’s web page.

It’s unlawful to improperly eliminate animal stays

Beneath the legal guidelines of Hong Kong, the disposal of carcasses is regulated by part 10 of the Public Cleaning and Prevention of Nuisances Regulation (Cap. 132BK). No individual shall, with out lawful authority or affordable excuse, such because the consent of a public officer, place or trigger to be positioned any lifeless physique or carcass in any road or public place, within the widespread space of any constructing, in any watercourse, stream, channels, ditches, reservoirs, or the waters of Hong Kong; or in any authorities property. Offenders may be fined as much as HKD $25,000 and imprisoned for as much as 6 months.


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