Where are all the Dogs and Cats?

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Where are all the Dogs and Cats?

Post by Ronny » Thu Oct 26, 2017 7:56 am

Been in Phnom Penh for a little over 2 weeks now and I swear I've seen no more than 3 dogs and about 3 cats since I've been here. What's up with that? In Thailand, dogs and cats- especially cats, are all over the place, but here, almost ziltch.
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Re: Where are all the Dogs and Cats?

Post by MurphyIrish » Thu Oct 26, 2017 7:58 am

Any little monkeys?? they are cool asf lol
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Re: Where are all the Dogs and Cats?

Post by Cruisemonkey » Thu Oct 26, 2017 8:20 am

MurphyIrish wrote:
Thu Oct 26, 2017 7:58 am
Any little monkeys?? they are cool asf lol
No they're not! They'll steal anything that's not nailed down, and half the things that are.
You could be next.
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Re: Where are all the Dogs and Cats?

Post by hanno » Thu Oct 26, 2017 9:12 am

Plenty of dogs and cats. Go running at 5am with a head light and you will be amazed at the number of cats. Plenty of dogs too but locked away to avoid them being stolen/poisoned.
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Re: Where are all the Dogs and Cats?

Post by timmydownawell » Thu Oct 26, 2017 9:13 am

Cruisemonkey wrote:
Thu Oct 26, 2017 8:20 am
MurphyIrish wrote:
Thu Oct 26, 2017 7:58 am
Any little monkeys?? they are cool asf lol
No they're not! They'll steal anything that's not nailed down, and half the things that are.
Not just that, stay away from macaque monkeys as they carry the nasty Herpes B virus, which has an 80% fatality rate in humans, and can be spread by saliva or bite/scratch.

Plenty of well fed cats in my alley way. The neighbours feed and look after them. They lounge around and watch the rats. PPAWS offers free desexing for cats and dogs on Mondays. I have printed up their Khmer flyer for the neighbours but I doubt they will bother. One of the neighbours' cats had a litter of five kittens recently but they were all sick (cat flu?) and died.
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Re: Where are all the Dogs and Cats?

Post by angkorjohn » Thu Oct 26, 2017 11:35 am

Cruisemonkey wrote:
Thu Oct 26, 2017 8:20 am
MurphyIrish wrote:
Thu Oct 26, 2017 7:58 am
Any little monkeys?? they are cool asf lol
No they're not! They'll steal anything that's not nailed down, and half the things that are.
and aggressive and full of rabies
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Re: Where are all the Dogs and Cats?

Post by cambo swa » Thu Oct 26, 2017 12:45 pm

As for the numbers of dogs and cats, in PP and elsewhere, it goes in cycles. There are more of each right after the birthing cycles up to 6 months of age but due to high mortality, mostly to disease, but cars and human appetites or poisoning has an affect, they die off and the cycle repeats. There are some vet clinics now that provide vaccines and birth control surgery but most locals would never cut their dog's balls off.

Dog bites are the biggest factor for human rabies. 500-600 people a year still die from rabies in Cambodia. One of the highest per capita in the world. More than 60% are children. Problem is many here do not know the consequences (rabies) of a dog bite so no follow-up besides kicking the shit out of the dog.

Monkeys are very low risk for rabies but carry lots of other viruses. A stated previously, Herpes B virus is prevalent and risky in these animals but human cases are fortunately still rare. Only 5-7 kg but they are stronger than you, faster than you, and bite very hard.
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Re: Where are all the Dogs and Cats?

Post by bangkokhooker » Thu Oct 26, 2017 1:12 pm

I bet an NGO is behind those stats, IPC maybe?
Donations please!

Trivia - Where is the only place (Where people live) without rabies?








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Re: Where are all the Dogs and Cats?

Post by CEOCambodiaNews » Thu Oct 26, 2017 1:13 pm

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Re: Where are all the Dogs and Cats?

Post by andy1 » Thu Oct 26, 2017 6:26 pm

bangkokhooker wrote:
Thu Oct 26, 2017 1:12 pm
I bet an NGO is behind those stats, IPC maybe?
Donations please!

Trivia - Where is the only place (Where people live) without rabies?








Hawaii!
The UK is also rabies free,but you would not know it interacting with some people.
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