Coronavirus outbreak Thirty pets abandoned in just two days say animal activists
| Thursday | 19th March, 2020
A week after banners and posters warning people to keep their distance from animals amid Coronavirus turned up in Mumbai and its nearby cities, nearly 30 pets were abandoned, animal activists have claimed.
Animals lovers reported a higher number of abandoned dogs and cats in Mumbai, Thane and Navi Mumbai and accused authorities of misguiding people.
Mitesh Jain, Honorary District Animal Welfare Officer of the Animal Welfare Board of India asked BMC to remove all posters and banners immediately.
"We have received 30 complaints about abandoned dogs in the past two days from Juhu, Kandivli, Borivli, and Thane," animal lover Vijay Rangare from Navi Mumbai said.
They are spreading a wrong message.
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