A rescue advocate’s emotional way of parting with stray and rescued dogs #CDNDValentines2021

Immae Lachica 02/10/2021

    CEBU CITY, Philippines— Island Rescue Organization is a non-government organization for rescued dogs in Cebu. IRO was established in 2010 that has then opened thousands of doors for rescued dogs to find new homes. But…

Cebu City Animal Care and Control looking for adopters of its rescued cats and dogs

Immae Lachica 05/12/2020

  CEBU CITY, Philippines— The Cebu City Animal Care and Control is looking for new homes for its 20 cats and 117 dogs. Doctor Jessica Maribojoc, head of the Animal Health Division of Cebu City, told CDN…

Woman, 79, sentenced to jail for feeding stray cats

07/31/2019

A 79-year-old woman in Ohio, USA, has been receiving citations since 2017 for illegally caring for stray cats. Her latest citation led to a sentence of 10 days in jail. Nancy Segula received her sentence after appearing…

Saving Strays Cebu on FB gives abandoned animals a fighting chance to have a home

Immae Lachica 03/31/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A Facebook page, Saving Strays Cebu (SSC), became an avenue for animal lovers to save stray and abandoned animals around Cebu City. This project is a brainchild of Gretel Eleazar, a 40-year-old Industrial…

DOH-7: More firecracker, stray bullet victims this year

Delta Derycka Letigio, Futch Anthony Inso, Rosalie Abatayo 01/01/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines – More Cebuanos welcomed 2019 with pain and fewer limbs, says the New Year’s Day Injury Surveillance Report of the Department of Health in Central Visayas (DOH-7) issued 11 a.m. today, January 1. DOH-7’s…

Stray bullet hits house in Mandaue City

Delta Derycka Letigio 01/01/2019

A stray bullet hit a man’s house along P. Remedios Street in Barangay Banilad, Mandaue City on Monday, December 31, 2018. No one was reported injured from the bullet. The house owner, Joseph Laborte, 31, reported the…

Stray Poets Collective turns 1

PR 11/15/2018

THE Stray Poets Collective, the finger-snapping poetry group in Cebu, will celebrate its first anniversary on November 24 at Books and Brews Café in Mango Square, Cebu City. One of the youngest poetry groups in Cebu, The…

Boy hit by stray bullet

Ador Vincent S. Mayol, Benjie B. Talisic, Nestle L. Semilla 07/10/2018

A three-year-old boy was killed after he was hit by a stray bullet fired from a gun during an anti-drugs operation of the police in Barangay Ermita, Cebu City past 1 p.m. on Tuesday, July 10. Bladen…

Stray dogs for adoption

Rosalie Abatayo 02/14/2018

  Five-month old Atlas looks like any ordinary dog that you see on the street, except for a mark around her neck that reminds of a painful journey.   A plastic straw, believed to have been used…

Father of stray bullet victim shot dead in Consolacion

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 03/28/2017

Village watchman Wilson Batucan was shot dead by an unknown assailant yesterday, three months after the controversial death of his seven-year-old son, who was hit by a stray bullet and died in what he described as a…

MAO BA?

Editorial 12/16/2016

CUTTING IN LINE Filipinos, over the years, have learned to fall in line when availing of the services of both public and private facilities, but there are still some “strays.” Three women were falling in line to…

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