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El Nido Cat Sanctuary
El Nido Cat Sanctuary

El Nido Cat Sanctuary

Cats invading this crypto space. Attempt at organizing my thoughts on philanthropy through crypto. Crpyto-Philanthropy. Trying to establish a cat sanctuary (the first animal shelter!) in a remote rural island paradise where the closest vet clinic used to be 5 hours away!


Typhoon Season -- Survival of the Fortunate and Privileged Cats

1 Jul 2020 1 minute read 0 comments elnidocatsanctuary

When the rains ravage and winds wail I dwell about the cats I rescued that eventually decided my home wasn't the safest space for them, those that were scared off, those that just never found their way back. I think about the stray, the feral, the ab...

Panther; Threatened by the Growing Risks that come with Development

30 Jun 2020 1 minute read 0 comments elnidocatsanctuary

Panther has always been quite the scaredy cat ever since I rescued her as a kitten almost 3 years ago, habitually cautiously observing everything from a distance and very quick on her feet at even the slightest hint of motion towards her. This is pro...

The Stray Problem of El Nido

28 Jun 2020 1 minute read 0 comments elnidocatsanctuary

The first four years I was here there were no veterinary clinics in El Nido. There were a few veterinarians and animal experts in the area, but anything more than an anti-rabies shot would have had you travelling 5-6 hours on land just for a proper a...

Cat Whisperer

27 Jun 2020 1 minute read 0 comments elnidocatsanctuary

Don't we all wish we knew what our cats were gossiping about 😂 Cats actually communicate with each other less through vocalisation and more through physical cues (contact and body language) and chemical cues. Meows have been shown by research to be u...

Blockchain & Philanthropy -- Establishing an Animal Shelter

26 Jun 2020 1 minute read 0 comments elnidocatsanctuary

I'm Andrew Gawidan, a secondary education teacher in a remote rural island paradise (El Nido, Palawan) where responsible pet ownership is pretty much nonexistent and where the closest vet clinic used to be 5 hours away by land travel, and I'm in the...