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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 & Thane SPCA

5.      Translocation of Wild Animals & Birds to Rehabilitation Center

6.      Awareness Program for School by PAWS Volunteers

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:

Dear All,

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.

Regards,
Nilesh Bhanage

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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 Thane
SPCA animal hospital. The bird has a dislocated wing and  will be shifted
to a wildlife center once its better.

# Although thankfully no snakes were found on the occasion of Nag panchmi
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 forest area
on 14th August.

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3. PAWS ON NET:

PAWS Secretary was quoted  by Thane Plus supplement of Times of India on
the Nagpanchmi festival.

http://www.timesthaneplus.com/fullStory.asp?articleID=TP1ART0822006

DNA covered an article on snakes-the link is given below:

http://www.dnaindia.com/report.asp?NewsID=1045645

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4. DONKEY VACCINATION CAMP BY PAWS & THANE SPCA.


In a camp organised by PAWS Treasurer & Trustee Anuradha Ramaswami for the
donkeys in Kalwa area, all  donkeys were vaccinated by Dr. Shweta Konkar
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 at Thane
SPCA animal hospital despite heavy rains. Though the poor donkey  did not
survive we are grateful to have been able to help it and not allow
it to die unattended.

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5. TRANSLOCATION OF WILD ANIMALS & BIRDS TO PUNE'S WILDLIFE REHAB CENTER:


15th August 2006 marked Independance day of our four legged wild animals &
birds too. PAWS team including Vishal, Anuradha, Sonali, Sherlyin, Manasi,
Kishor, Nilesh & Prasad volunteered & accompanied the Wild Rhesus Monkeys,
Barn Owl, Kites to Mr. Nilim Kumar Khaire's Wildlife Rescue and rehab
center in Pune. All these animals & birds were rescued by PAWS & Thane
SPCA. PAWS Mumbai also provided its ambulance to carry the animals to
Pune. They also brought some more birds like budgerigars, Cocktails &
Muniya's. We thank Dr. Shweta for running to wildlife dept. & doing
follow-up work with them to obtain all necessary transit permits.

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6. AWARENESS PROGRAM FOR SCHOOL BY PAWS VOLUNTEERS:

Young team mates  Lekha, Kunal & Sonali organized a PAWS presentation &
PETA's 'Compassionate Citizen' shows for the School children of 'Saraswati
Hi-school' on 1st & 2nd August. We thank Kunal for all his efforts and are
also grateful to Shri. Chinawale - the Headmaster of school  for all his
help and support.

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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 to
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 MBA
student on how he started PAWS and what are its current activities &
future plans. The fundraising tactics, rescue operations, mission & vision
of
organizatios were also discussed.

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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 the
dogs, pups & cats were vaccinated for rabies with imported vaccines to
immunize them for a year.
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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 and
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 in
saturated fat, high in polyunsaturated fat, and absolutely delicious!

Ingredients:

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)



Directions:

Cut block of tofu into small chunks and put into the blender. Add soymilk,
sugar, vanilla extract, and cocoa powder and blend well until smooth. If
you'd like, add chocolate chips. Once all are combined, pour into the pie
crust and bake for 35-60 minutes in a preheated oven at 350Âș or until the
top appears solid. Chill for 1-2 hrs before serving. Garnish with soy whip
or other non-dairy whipped topping.

For this and other great recipes, visit www.ThePPK.com!

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10.     APPEAL FOR FUNDS:


Dear Supporters,

On the auspicious occassion of Paryushan, we at PAWS appeal to the Jain
community to kindly support our animal welfare cause with donations
and funds.

Animal welfare is possible only with the help of generous and large hearted
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
rights.

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.

Or

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.

TEAM PAWS
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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
September2001.

*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 up to
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.

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For more information please contact 'Plant & Animals Welfare Society - PAWS'
at, A-14, Savitri Sadan, Dr. Mukharji Road, Dombivli (East)421201, Mumbai.

Phone Nos.: 9869376238 or 9820161114. E-mail : nilesh@pawsasia.org
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