Every day we pass them by. They dodge cars, look for food in the garbage, battle malnutrition and sickness in silence.
Perhaps you can say that their story is the same as any indigent on the street.
But for this set of indigents, there is no government agency dedicated to their welfare (to give them low-cost medical care or provide them with a halfway home) .
They don't vote, they can't speak and their "rights" are still not recognized by most members of society.
And yet their pain and suffering is as real as yours and mine.
The typical stray in the Philippines are domesticated animals, once family pets, thrown out into the streets when owners can no longer afford to feed them or when they get sick and their pet owner doesn't want to deal with making them better (financially, physically or emotionally).
The typical stray is the result of unwanted pets who are dumped into the streets intact (intact = pets whose pet owners did not practice spay/neuter).
Please lend a hand by donating money for our local project to provide food and shelter for the homeless animals here in the Philippines.