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Closed School Transformed into Cat Park in Tongyeong, Naples of Asia

Closed School Transformed into Cat Park in Tongyeong, Naples of Asia

SEOUL, Nov. 19 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s corporate social responsibility (CSR) activities are expanding into protecting animal rights and revitalizing local economies. POSCO Engineering & Construction Co. is going to offer a helping hand to build a large cat shelter using a closed school in the island village in Tongyeong, a coastal city in [...]

‘Cat Mom’ Doctor Offers University Scholarships for the Underprivileged

‘Cat Mom’ Doctor Offers University Scholarships for the Underprivileged

SEOUL, June 21 (Korea Bizwire) — Dongguk University, located at the foot of Seoul’s Mount Nam, offers scholarships found nowhere else in the country – cat mom scholarships. The scholarship disburses living stipends for underprivileged students, and was first introduced this year to help 10 students. The scholarship was created through donations from Dr. Song [...]

Hospital Indicted on Allegations of Illegal Cat Experiments

Hospital Indicted on Allegations of Illegal Cat Experiments

SEOUL, May 22 (Korea Bizwire) — Seoul National University Hospital (SNUH) and an affiliate professor have been accused with animal abuse after allegations broke out that they had conducted unnecessary experiments on cats, and euthanized them without proper anesthesia. The Beagle Rescue Network (BRN), an animal protection agency, filed a bill of indictment with the [...]

S. Korea’s Pet Care Market Estimated at US$1.57 bln in 2019

S. Korea’s Pet Care Market Estimated at US$1.57 bln in 2019

SEOUL, Apr. 26 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s pet care market is estimated at US$1.57 billion this year, industry data showed Friday, with cat food being one of the major contributors. The estimate marks a 5.4 percent on-year rise from last year’s estimated $1.49 billion, and a twofold jump from 2011, industry tracker Euromonitor International [...]