A Cairo-based initiative focuses on raising awareness towards animal rights in Egypt organized two Christmas tours in Cairo and Alexandria to feed and play with stray animals.
With posts promoting animal mercy trending and social media users sharing pictures about animal abuse cases, the internet has become a more animal-friendly space in recent years; the streets however, not necessarily so.
Egyptian animal rights advocacy groups have intensified their efforts and campaigns over the past few years to raise awareness of animal rights after a number of high-profile cases of animal abuse. Their campaigns seem to have paid off.
Animal welfare associations are demanding Egypt’s government halt its usage of the highly toxic “strychnine” to kill stray animals.
After losing their homes and thus their ability to survive, hopefully lost and abandoned pets will find a new home or shelter via the new app Pet Spot.
Around 1,000 stray dogs were killed by poison in 10th of Ramadan city, in Egypt’s Delta