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Why do my pet diets cost so high?Ms Jenny Lim has her hands full with two of her feline charges.  Both suffer from Feline Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD), a condition where a…
11 Jan 2022
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Why do my pet diets cost so high?

Ms Jenny Lim has her hands full with two of her feline charges.  Both suffer from Feline Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD), a condition where a cat’s gastrointestinal (GI) tract becomes…

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Call to honour Betty White’s 100th birthday

Fans of late comedy icon Betty White are planning to celebrate what would have been the star’s 100th birthday by organising mass donations to a cause that was very near and dear to her heart — animals.  “The Betty White Challenge” or #BettyWhiteChallenge went viral on social media, such as Facebook and Instagram, after an…
11 Jan 2022 2 mins read

Why do my pet diets cost so high?

Ms Jenny Lim has her hands full with two of her feline charges.  Both suffer from Feline Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD), a condition where a cat’s gastrointestinal (GI) tract becomes chronically irritated and inflamed and this disrupts its ability to properly digest and absorb food. Without proper treatment and diet, the affected cats cannot absorb…
11 Jan 2022 4 mins read

In Conversation With: Doris Lam, Animal Communicator Mentor

If you could pick a superpower, what would it be?  If you pick “being able to talk to animals” then your childhood fantasy has just become a reality with animal communication mentor Doris Lam, who is more popularly known to her clients as Ms Doris.  “‘Animal Communication’, by definition, means ‘talking to animals’. But the…
31 Dec 2021 6 mins read

Sustainable living: The ethics of having one less child to save the planet

In the first of TheHomeGround Asia’s three-part series on sustainable living, Singaporean youths discussed how they navigate the daily conundrums of battling climate change with little green steps.  But what about taking one giant green step instead?  In July 2017, a Guardian article proclaimed having one less child to be the single most effective way…
25 Dec 2021 4 mins read

Sustainable living: It’s not that easy being green

During the 26th global Conference of Parties (COP26), TheHomeGround Asia shined the spotlight on a group of young environment avengers demanding greater climate action from Singapore leaders.    View this post on Instagram   A post shared by TheHomeGround | THGAsia | THG (@thehomegroundasia) Still sceptical, Instagram user @beny0ng, commented, “LOL. It will amount to…
14 Dec 2021 4 mins read

Strong public support for Good Samaritan Food Donation Law in Singapore

Here is an ethical conundrum for you: A restaurant donates its excess food to needy beneficiaries who had gone without at least three meals a day. But one of the beneficiaries ended up with food poisoning.  Does the restaurant deserve to be sued?  Before you answer “yes”, remember that Singapore generates about 700,000 to 800,000…
26 Nov 2021 3 mins read

Image crisis: Why some wild animals simply can’t catch a break

On October 15 2021, the Animal Concerns Research and Education Society (ACRES) posted a video on Instagram, headlined “WILD ANIMALS ARE NOT PESTS!”.  The post detailed a tragic incident of a paradise tree snake discovered on a university campus. By the time ACRES’ Wildlife Rescue Team arrived at the scene, it had been stepped on…
12 Nov 2021 5 mins read

Local youth groups demand greater climate action from Singapore leaders at COP 26

On 5 November 2021 — the designated Youth Day at the 26th annual Conference of Parties (COP26) global climate summit — a coalition of youths in Singapore has put forth “an urgent call” for a more robust climate action from the nation’s leaders.  “Singapore aims to honour the values of justice and equality. This means…
5 Nov 2021 5 mins read

Checking out local mythologies for Halloween

It’s Halloween season once again, with werewolves, vampires, and creatures from Western folklore at the forefront of this annual festival. But what about stories of the paranormal originating right in our backyard? TheHomeGround Asia speaks to local paranormal investigators to uncover local mythologies and old wives’ tales.  According to Radio DJ and Podcast Host of…
29 Oct 2021 5 mins read

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