When we got back to Kathmandu we arranged to help out with some dog catching at KAT. The volunteers are split into teams who work in different zones across the Kathmandu valley. We went to the eastern outer suburbs of Kathmandu early in the morning and cruised for dogs! The team were looking for unneutered females and any obvious rescue cases. We caught a total of 7 females and one male who had bad mange and was taken to the isolation units for treatment. We saw ...
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We're now back in Kathmandu, for the last leg of our journey around Nepal. Now remembering what vitamins tasted like and taking in a few sights before our return to the UK. We shall be going for a trip out with KAT in the morning to go dog-catching, and picking up the last few souvenirs while we're here. Namaste!
Trekked back to Lukla from Lobuche in 3 days (4 days ahead of schedule!). Our tickets back to Kathmandu were on the wrong date, but that didn't matter, someone told us where the airline manager lived.... Back in Kathmandu in time for breakfast! Altitude: 1300m / O2: normal!
We managed to take the biggest bag of drugs in the world through customs, into the back of a taxi and up to Kathmandu Animal Treatment Centre - needless to say Jan (the founder of KAT) was incredibly pleased! Our running sponsorship total is currently around 1200 pounds - and the lease for the land for the KAT centre expires in 6 months, so this money is a vital lifeline to continue their work in Kathmandu. We were given a guided tour of the facilities, and m...
Finally arrived after 2 days solid travelling! Saw the Himalayas from the plane as we came in to land - exciting! Kathmandu is unbelievably busy and noisy (think Delhi with more bells), the whole city smells of incense and cows. Off to Kathmandu Animal Centre now to drop off mountains of needles and collars. The dogs will be pleased with us.