Shot in the face – this was Morgan’s “reward” for approaching one of us “humans” for affection, on February 6, 2015, in Elefsina, in the outskirts of Athens, Greece.
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Shot when she was only a few weeks old, in a village somewhere in central Greece, Nicky was left paralyzed. The bullet remained stuck in her spine, and it cannot be removed, so Nicky will be carrying the evidence of the worst of humanity in her tiny little body for the rest of her life.
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Shadow was rescued in Greece in December 2016, juts a few days before Christmas. She had been spotted by a SPAZ volunteer a few days before, in the outskirts of Athens in terrible condition, living as a stray and feeding off corpses to survive.
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Puppy life is supposed to be all about “aww” moments, playing around, being cute, and making the world a more beautiful place. Fluffy, juicy, silly little sweethearts, bouncing around on the grass, sleeping in theirs warm, colorful blankets, being spoilt and spoilt and spoilt.
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Animals in Greece this week started as a crazy idea, and now I am addicted. With more and more stories piling up every week, the situation seems so ridiculous that irony and sarcasm seem the only way to deal with all that.
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Children are supposed to be the future, and the key word in the previous sentence, is “supposed”. You see, children are the best imitators, and they have no other choice but to imitate the adults they are surrounded by.
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Abandoned litters of kittens are such a common thing in Greece, that every time we come across one, our usual reaction is “oh, no, not again”. Within only a month, SCARS has rescued more than 25 kittens, all abandoned in the same way.
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Greek strays range from very unlucky to unbelievably lucky. Being born in the streets or ending up there one day can easily result in being poisoned, ran over, abused or piled up in a public shelter and die of hunger and neglect.
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Rescue is (or should be) such a genuine act – and feeling. It actually makes you feel like a rock star – no plans, no schedule, no conformity of any kind. One moment you are in your car driving somewhere, where people are waiting, a table has been set or a wedding is about to take place, and the next moment you simply let life take you wherever she (life is a woman) has decided to.
Continue reading Rescue Of A Scared Dog Abandoned On A Highway – In Black And White
Rescuing was always about private initiative I guess. Some of us have a soft spot for cats, dogs, baby birds, turtles..whatever. So, you rescue one, then another, then you meet some people who feel the same, make an organization, rescue some more, get organized and then the state comes along and says: “I couldn’t care less about baby birds, but since you do, here’s some money. You do the hard work and I act cool and generous”.
Continue reading Rescuing An Orphaned Baby Bird – Guess Who Couldn’t Care Less