Fiji Time: 5:28 AM on Thursday 8 October

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / News

Vets take emergency calls

Litia Vulaidausiga
Friday, July 04, 2014

THE Western Division's only animal clinic and shelter is now operating on an emergency-only basis after a notice to vacate expired on Monday.

Animals Fiji, which is operated by the West Charity Trust Society, was issued a notice in March to vacate the premises by June 30 as the landlord wished to sell the property.

Co-trustee Casey Quimby said they would operate on such basis until construction works on their interim site at Namaka was completed in three to four weeks time.

She said they had 30 animals in their care.

"Our temporary site is on loan to us for free from Fiji Bandag for one year," she said.

Trustees and management have spent the past three months fundraising to establish a permanent facility for the clinic and have managed to raise just over $115,000 of their $300,000 target.

Fiji Times Front Page Thumbnail

Kaila Front Page ThumbnailFiji Times & Kaila Frontpage PDF Downloads

Use the free Acrobat Reader to view.

Code Inward TTs Outward TTs
CAD 0.61410.5951
JPY 57.033254.0332
GBP 0.30900.3010
EUR 0.41900.4070
NZD 0.72780.6948
AUD 0.66430.6393
USD 0.47080.4538



Exchange Rate updated on 6th October 2015

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Mum upset
  2. FRCA duo sent home
  3. Fiji thrash Uruguay 47-15
  4. Patel is still in charge at Fiji FA
  5. Applications open for PS posts
  6. China's new glass-bottom walkway cracks
  7. Incident prompts new plea
  8. Minister launches TTF luxury coaches
  9. Ratu Epeli is the Opposition's nominee for President
  10. 'Domestic violence affects productivity'

Top Stories this Week

  1. Rugby outcry Monday (05 Oct)
  2. Fisherman has whale of a day Tuesday (06 Oct)
  3. Tired Wales march on after holding off feisty Fiji Friday (02 Oct)
  4. Man faces further charges of rape, indecent assault Friday (02 Oct)
  5. Family robbed, fear for lives Monday (05 Oct)
  6. Botia up for Wales clash Thursday (01 Oct)
  7. Escapee on the run Thursday (01 Oct)
  8. Court rules on woman's funeral rites Thursday (01 Oct)
  9. The murders and tragedies of Vatuwaqa Tuesday (06 Oct)
  10. Mum upset Wednesday (07 Oct)