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Rescue Of A Male Cat Suffering From…Everything – Meet Iron

Rescue can vary from “oh, come here you little cutie, you don’t belong in the streets” to “oh MY GOD, how is it possible that it’s still alive?”. In this cat’s case, it was the second one. I have no idea how he managed to stay alive in that condition, but somehow he did. Continue reading Rescue Of A Male Cat Suffering From…Everything – Meet Iron

Abandoned At Seventeen, This Cat Thrived Against All Odds

Abandoned at 17, after losing everything and being abused and mistreated, Cinnamon came to us angry, confused and full of hatred. And while we thought that her days were counted, she didn’t just survive, against all odd, she thrived. Continue reading Abandoned At Seventeen, This Cat Thrived Against All Odds

Dog Found With Legs Tied, Shoved In A Sack And Abandoned In The River

Dog disposal in Greece comes in many forms. You can shoot it, hang it, or shove it in a bag and let it drown in a river or the sea. This is not an exaggeration and yes, it happens more often than you can imagine, especially in rural Greece, where apparently people still live in the Middle Ages. Continue reading Dog Found With Legs Tied, Shoved In A Sack And Abandoned In The River

Why Are Dogs So Awesome?

Whether you like it or not, dogs are the most awesome animals on this planet – at least from people’s point of view. Don’t get me wrong, I am sure that pilot-fish, for example, are awesome from a shark’s point of view, but sharks don’t have a blog, I do. I am a human, and I see the awesomeness where I choose to see it. Continue reading Why Are Dogs So Awesome?

Starving Sick Dog Recovers And Becomes A Loving Pet

Starving, sick (very sick), abandoned, desperate – this dog suffered for everything, everything you can imagine. She was rescued by the Ghosts of Aspropyrgos – a Greek charity struggling under impossible conditions in one of the suburbs of Athens you wouldn’t believe even exist. Continue reading Starving Sick Dog Recovers And Becomes A Loving Pet

Unwanted Greek Stray Becomes A Therapy Dog After Her Adoption

Unwanted, rejected, and desperate for attention and human company – this is what Blue was when I first saw her roaming alone on that beach in August 2016. She spent a summer chasing people, cars, and others dogs, following everyone, trying to fit in, wanting to belong. Continue reading Unwanted Greek Stray Becomes A Therapy Dog After Her Adoption