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Number of Stray Cats in Seoul Drops as Neutering Project Proves Effective

Number of Stray Cats in Seoul Drops as Neutering Project Proves Effective

SEOUL, Feb. 11 (Korea Bizwire) — The number of stray cats in Seoul has declined 54 percent over the past six years. The number of stray cats within city limits is estimated to have dropped 53.6 percent from 250,000 in 2013 to 116,000 last year, the Seoul Metropolitan Government said Monday. The city suggested that [...]

Neuter Center to Combat Growing Problem of Abandoned Dogs

Neuter Center to Combat Growing Problem of Abandoned Dogs

SEOUL, May 15 (Korea Bizwire) – As more and more abandoned dogs are being found in abandoned neighborhoods awaiting redevelopment, with some even forming packs, the Seoul Metropolitan Government is taking matters into their own hands by pumping 500 million won into building a ‘neuter center’ in Yongsan District, officials revealed last Saturday. The newly proposed [...]

Neutering Key to Seoul’s Stray Cat Population Control

Neutering Key to Seoul’s Stray Cat Population Control

SEOUL, Feb.25 (Korea Bizwire) – The Seoul Metropolitan Government plans to neuter more than 10,000 stray cats in cooperation with Catmoms (a recently coined term for stray cat caregivers), animal protection groups, and veterinarians. Officials announced that the city would spend 750 million won to neuter stray cats through a public-private partnership. Firstly, 8,000 cats [...]