Juliana C Stryker
Honeyz Charity Awareness: Singapore SPCA
Today, I’m going to switch gears and talk about something that is not related to my blog’s foci (Beauty, Fashion and Travel).
Baffled? Alright, let me elucidate this further.
Have you ever wondered why my blog domain is ilovebunny.net and not honeyz.com, fashion something dot com or anything of those sorts? Yes, ‘I Love Bunny’ is unrelated to Honeyz or her objectives at all (No, it wasn’t inspired by Playboy either).
Well, as the name suggests, it is a proclamation of my love for my pet bunny. Besides, it sounds really cute. 😛
I understand that creating a blog url that is entirely unrelated to my blog name or objectives is a very bad marketing and branding move for my website. But I guess my love for my rabbit far exceeded my branding objectives. This domain name also serves as a constant reminder of my commitment towards my bunny.
A pet is not a toy. Once you acquire one, you should take full responsibility of its well-being and shower him with the love and care that he deserves.
Okok. I’m getting to the point. The intent of this post is not to profess or pledge my undying love for my bunny but to raise awareness for the many abandoned animals that are out there because of their irresponsible owners.
If you’re wondering why I’m doing this.
Because I believe in the notion that a Honeyz belle should not always be hunky-dory about life, but also always have a heart to contribute back to the world that she lives in.
And I believe all you ladies who are reading this now IS a Honeyz belle and I’m proud of you. 🙂
Do you know that there are many celebrities who possess this Honeyz spirit too? Not only are they talented and beautiful, but they are also all ready to give back to society anytime. Jeannie Mai, Vanessa Hudgens, Selena Gomez, Hayden Panettiere, just to name a few.
So, from time to time, I’m going to share information on the various Voluntary Welfare organizations (VWO), Social Enterprises and Non-Profit organizations (NPO) in Singapore.
And today’s Charity limelight is none other than The Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (SPCA).
Little animals are so adorable that many have acquired them on impulse which have often resulted in abandonment as these pet owners were often not fully aware of the kind of responsibility that was cast upon them.
The SPCA takes in a whopping number of 600 abandoned animals every month. This is made up of cats, dogs and rabbits, guinea pigs and hamsters. Many of these animals had owners who gave them up because no one had the time to take care of them. Some of these pets were even abandoned on the streets to fend for themselves.
Just imagine pitiful unkempt and hirsute-looking abandoned animals on the street. Awful sight I know.
So how can you help?
Report animal abuse!
Become a volunteer or even better, become a corporate volunteer and get everyone in your workplace involved!
Don’t buy animals from pet shops, foster animals at the SPCA instead!
Become a sponsor! Help fund SPCA’s welfare work.
To find out more on how you can help, visit SPCA’s website (www.spca.org.sg) or become a fan of their Facebook page (www.facebook.com/spcasingapore) for daily updates on adoptions, pet care talks as well as animal movements that you can play a part in.
These animals deserve a chance to live like your pets and mine. So be an animal protector today!
Photographer: My mummy and Sa’adah! They were too shy to pose for me. 🙁
Anyway, here’s a picture my mum took.
I hope this post has given you a better insight on the kind of help our society needs.
Remember, a ‘quintessential Honeyz girl’ always gives back!
With love, Juliana
Be a volunteer today!
Volunteering requires us to take initiative and also provides a great platform for us to apply what we have learnt and help us grow.
It’s ok if you’re a tyro in volunteering. There’s always a first time right? Moreover, most VWOs usually access your skill sets before they assign you any task. So no sweat!
There are many VWOs out there that are constantly in urgent need of volunteers.
For volunteering opportunities, please visit www.nvpc.org.sg
Disclaimer: I’m not an official spokesperson for any of the organizations mentioned. Note that the views expressed in this blog post does not necessarily reflect those of the organizations.