PAWS August 2006 Newsletter
By, Brinda Upadhyaya
1. From the desk of Hony. Gen. Secretary
2. Some notable field calls
3. PAWS on Net
4. Donkey Vaccination Camp by PAWS &
5. Translocation of Wild Animals &
Birds to Rehabilitation Center
6. Awareness Program for School by PAWS
7. PAWS recent visitors.
8. Anti-Rabies Drive in Godrej Edenwoods
Colony - Thane
9. Vegan Recipe
10. Appeal for Funds
1. FROM THE DESK OF HONY. GEN. SECRETARY:
We are looking for monthly donations for paying salaries, vaccinations
and getting medicines to help injured stray animals. We can help animals
only with the support of generous donors like YOU!We at PAWS are thankful
to you for standing by us.
2. SOME NOTABLE FIELD CALLS:
#PAWS rescued a tiny bird which had fallen off its nest.
# An owl was rescued too from a gutter and is now recuperating at
SPCA animal hospital. The bird has a dislocated wing and will
to a wildlife center once its better.
# Although thankfully no snakes were found on the occasion of Nag
this year,some snake charmers are found on Mondays. PAWS Best Volunteer
Kunal Chheda did an excellent job of rescuing a cobra from the charmer.
The reptile was fine and was released by Vishal Kantharia in
on 14th August.
3. PAWS ON NET:
PAWS Secretary was quoted by Thane Plus supplement of Times
of India on
the Nagpanchmi festival.
DNA covered an article on snakes-the link is given below:
4. DONKEY VACCINATION CAMP BY PAWS & THANE SPCA.
In a camp organised by PAWS Treasurer & Trustee Anuradha Ramaswami
donkeys in Kalwa area, all donkeys were vaccinated by Dr. Shweta
of Thane SPCA. PAWS volunteers including Sonali, Nilesh, Monali, Vishal,
Anuradha, Sherlyin attended the camp.
One donkey who was sick & not able to walk was Hospitalized
SPCA animal hospital despite heavy rains. Though the poor donkey
survive we are grateful to have been able to help it and not allow
it to die unattended.
5. TRANSLOCATION OF WILD ANIMALS & BIRDS TO PUNE'S WILDLIFE REHAB
15th August 2006 marked Independance day of our four legged wild animals
birds too. PAWS team including Vishal, Anuradha, Sonali, Sherlyin,
Kishor, Nilesh & Prasad volunteered & accompanied the Wild
Barn Owl, Kites to Mr. Nilim Kumar Khaire's Wildlife Rescue and rehab
center in Pune. All these animals & birds were rescued by PAWS
SPCA. PAWS Mumbai also provided its ambulance to carry the animals
Pune. They also brought some more birds like budgerigars, Cocktails
Muniya's. We thank Dr. Shweta for running to wildlife dept. &
follow-up work with them to obtain all necessary transit permits.
6. AWARENESS PROGRAM FOR SCHOOL BY PAWS VOLUNTEERS:
Young team mates Lekha, Kunal & Sonali organized a PAWS
PETA's 'Compassionate Citizen' shows for the School children of 'Saraswati
Hi-school' on 1st & 2nd August. We thank Kunal for all his efforts
also grateful to Shri. Chinawale - the Headmaster of school
for all his
help and support.
7. PAWS'S RECENT VISITORS:
# PAWS Srecretary was invited by Ms. Linda Varghese & Ms.
Ruhee S, of
SIES College of Management studies, Nerul - New Bombay, to talk 'How
Market an NGO?' This went off welland fetched us some donation too!
Mr. Nilesh Bhanage also gave a brief talk to Mr. Kunal Chaudhary,an
student on how he started PAWS and what are its current activities
future plans. The fundraising tactics, rescue operations, mission
organizatios were also discussed.
8. ANTI-RABIES DRIVE IN GODREJ EDENWOODS COLONY - THANE:
Like every year this year too the PAWS team including Kishore, Anahita,
Sonali, Nilesh, Sherlyn & Anuradha organised
the monthly Anti-Rabies
drive in Eden woods colony in Thane city onSunday, the 20thAug .All
dogs, pups & cats were vaccinated for rabies with imported vaccines
immunize them for a year.
9. VEGAN RECEIPE:
Recipe: Creamy Chocolate Cheesecake
Feel better about indulging in a rich, decadent dessert with this
cholesterol-free Chocolate Cheesecake. ItÂ's a treat for your mind
body. Rather than using heavy cream and cheese, this recipe contains
soymilk and tofu, which are made from high-protein soybeans that
contain all eight essential amino acids. Enjoy it knowing it's low
saturated fat, high in polyunsaturated fat, and absolutely delicious!
1 block of Silken Tofu (drained)
1 Graham Cracker Pie Crust
1 cup chocolate soymilk
1/3 cup cocoa powder
1/2 cup sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/4 cup dark chocolate chips (optional)
Cut block of tofu into small chunks and put into the blender. Add
sugar, vanilla extract, and cocoa powder and blend well until smooth.
you'd like, add chocolate chips. Once all are combined, pour into
crust and bake for 35-60 minutes in a preheated oven at 350Âș or until
top appears solid. Chill for 1-2 hrs before serving. Garnish with
or other non-dairy whipped topping.
For this and other great recipes, visit www.ThePPK.com!
10. APPEAL FOR FUNDS:
On the auspicious occassion of Paryushan, we at PAWS appeal to the
community to kindly support our animal welfare cause with donations
Animal welfare is possible only with the help of generous and large
animal loving people. We intend conducting several medical camps for
donkeys and cattle, helping in stray dog treatments and sterilizations
and conducting educational programs for creating awareness on animal
With the money given by generous donors we will be able to successfully
accomplish our objectives.
Cheques in the name of 'Plant and Animal Welfare Society' at A-14,
Savitri Sadan, Dr. Mukharji Road, DOMBIVLI (East) - 421201, India.
wire money to us
Name of Bank : ICICI BANK LTD
A/C Name : 008801026804
Brach Name : MIDC, DOMBIVLI
Thanking you for your trust in us!
Thanks, Best wishes and Love from all of us.
Plant & Animals Welfare Society - PAWS is....
*Member Society of WSPA - World Society for Protection of Animals
*Associated with IOAP - International Organization for Animal Protection.
*Associated with RSPCA - UK.
*Registered under the Society's Registration Act XXIX of 1960 with
registration No. Maha/587-2001/Thane dated 7th July 2001.
*Registered with the Charity Commissioner vide certificate dated 11th
*Donations are exempted from Income Tax under Section 80-G of the
Income Tax Act 1961, as per Certificate no.
THN/CIT-III/J&T/Trust/185/2002-03 dated May 01, 2002 and valid
31st March 2004.
*Registered Under section 12AA of the Income Tax Act, 1961 vide letter
dated May 01, 20 . Letter No. THN/CIT-III/J&T/184/2002-03.
*Recognized by 'Animal Welfare Board of India', Ministry of Forests
Environment, GOVT OF INDIA.
*Affiliated with World Animal Net (WAN) Directory, USA.
*Permanent Account Number (PAN) is AAA TP 4245L allotted by Dy.Commissioner
of Income-Tax, Pune.
For more information please contact 'Plant & Animals Welfare Society
at, A-14, Savitri Sadan, Dr. Mukharji Road, Dombivli (East)421201,
Phone Nos.: 9869376238 or 9820161114. E-mail : email@example.com
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