Pet cemetery plans in Vienna


Vienna is to get a pet cemetery, it has been announced.Social Democratic (SPÖ) Councillor Ulli Sima said today (Thurs) that the city’s first burial site for animals will be set up near the Central Cemetery (Zentralfriedhof) in the Simmering district. Sima said residents will be able to hold funeral processions for their deceased pets at […]

‘Last Respite’ campaign over animal shelter´s future

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The Viennese Animal Protection Union (Wiener Tierschutzverein) has launched a controversial poster campaign in a desperate bid for donations.The images saying “Galgenfrist” (Last Respite) showing pets sitting on stools with nooses around their necks are an attempt to raise money from citizens and companies.The organisation looks after hundreds of abandoned animals at an estate in […]