11 Jul '11, 12pm

Policies on strays, pet ownership to be reviewed #Singapore

AVA will work with animal welfare groups to manage stray cats. (Yahoo! photo/Fann) An inter-agency task force will be set up to conduct a four-mouth review on current pet ownership and stray animal management policies. In an announcement by the Ministry of National Development, the task force will consist of senior officials from MND, the Agri-Food and Veterinary Authority (AVA) and the Housing and Development Board (HDB). The move comes in light of increasing public awareness and concern for animals. Last month, Law Minister K Shanmugam announced that his Chong Pang constituency will stop cat-culling, while National Development Minister Khaw Boon Wan called for a 'compassionate and mature approach ' to solve the stray cats problem. As part of the review by the task force, AVA will also pilot a Stray Cat Sterilisation Programme (SCSP) as an alternative means of managing st...

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Task force to review pet ownership policies

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59 arrested for gang-related activities #Singapore

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