How You Can Help Japan’s Animals

Japan dog

World Vets provides veterinary aid around the globe in collaboration with animal advocacy groups, foreign governments, US and foreign military groups and veterinary professionals abroad.

Get updates on their rescue efforts in Japan here and make a donation.

World Vets is also on Facebook.

Japan cat

Animal Refuge Kansai believes that every homeless animal, whether young or old, victim of ill-treatment, stray, unwanted or abandoned, sick or injured, should be given the chance to live a happy life, free from fear and danger, in a loving home. They are helping to shelter animals rescued from the earthquake disaster. Visit their news page and make a donation.

Animal Refuge Kansai is on Facebook.

Japan Earthquake Animal Rescue and Support is a coalition of three rescue organizations: HEART-Tokushima, Animal Garden Niigata and Japan Cat Network. These groups have been rescuing and rehoming animals in Japan for many years. Their aim is to keep animal rescue on the agenda, provide shelter space, coordinate earthquake/tsunami animal rescues, and to share animal rescue related news to the public. They are also on Facebook.

For a more complete listing of charities, visit The Conscious Cat blog, Pet Captain blog and The Misanthropic Shiba.

Images: Man with dog being tested for radiation: Mark Baker, AP.
Woman with cat, Kazuki Wakasugi, Yomiuri Shimbun.

One response to “How You Can Help Japan’s Animals

  1. Jan, thank you for sharing these links. Amidst the devastation, it is so good to know that there are groups like these looking out for our furry friends.

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