While many calves are lucky and grow up under their mother’s care, some orphans are raised by our animal handlers with the same love and tenderness. It is important that both the mother and baby receive round-the-clock care, nourishment and shelter for the first few months, which Blue Cross of India strives to provide. We […]
BLUE CROSS OF INDIA IS NOT A DUMP YARD! And we cannot stress this enough. * Last night, an auto driver literally threw this mom and her newborn babies into the horse riding school adjacent our Guindy campus and drove away. This morning, a driver who had brought 2 young kids to the school, spotted […]
“Almost every day, Blue Cross of India receives calls from pet parents, who want to “donate” their dog/cat to us… meaning they want to give their pet away. This could be due to a number of reasons such as family pressure, apartment/landlord not allowing, transferring cities and so on. When we deny their request, they […]
We are delighted to announce that the Winsome Constance Kindness Award for 2020 has been conferred on one of our founders Dr. S. Chinny Krishna. Previous recipients of this award given by the Kindness Trust of Australia include world renowned Dr. Jane Goodall and Sir David Attenborough and some of the leading animal welfare activists […]
On the occasion of World Animal Day (WAD), October 4 each year, special programmes are held all over the world. While the reason behind WAD is to remind everyone to be kind to animals, we must be kind all the time. The Blue Cross of India has been observing WAD since 2009, among other things, […]
On June 22, 2015, we received a call from a gentleman stating that a cat had fallen into a deep well. The Volunteer Mr. Vijay, college student and an animal rescuer extraordinaire rushed to the spot. The cat had fallen in a 60 feet blind well, the ground was very muddy and the walls were […]
On March 18, 2016, at around 07:00 am, we received a call from a man named Mr. Raja of Chromepet. He reported that a cat had fallen into a well and was almost drowning. The timing was almost perfect since one of our volunteers Mr. Daniel who was training with ropes at that moment (universe […]
During the floods in Chennai City, BCI volunteers headed by Mr Dawn Williams, Residential General Manager went to all the flood affected areas in a boat and rescued animals in big numbers. Also, three Doctors from Romaniya and two doctors from the United Kingdom helped us during the rescue.
Volunteers train for animal handling, rope accession, descending, Rope Knots, Rope rigging animal First aid and animal welfare training programmes. The training is put into practice daily in rescuing different species of animals from wells and buildings. Training in animal laws and filing police cases are also imparted.
This Sunday was an ecstatic day for us at BCI. An adoption drive took place at Forum Vijaya Mall, Vadapalani, Chennai, and it was an extremely successful event! 20 puppies were adopted.