First of all, you have to realize how many unwanted puppies there are. Well, I am not sure you can realize it, because they are so many that you can’t possibly grasp the numbers unless you are an astrophysicist and can think in zillions.
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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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How many puppies are abandoned here every week? Can you imagine? Well, nobody can, because they are uncountable. While we go around neutering and spaying strays, citizens keep producing more and more strays, allowing their dogs to breed and then simply removing the puppies from their mothers and abandoning them somewhere in the middle of nowhere.
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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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Dog owners walk a lot, and this is sometimes risky in Greece – well, depending on the way you look at things. Basically, walking your dog in the mountain or near a garbage bin, the chances of finding an abandoned litter of puppies or kittens are quite high.
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Before making the video, I googled “dumb excuses for not neutering your cat”, and guess, what, there actually is such an article and the title sounds like something I could have written.
Continue reading Litter Of Kittens Abandoned Next To Garbage – The “oops” Phenomenon
Litter – I remember the first time I heard the word and it sounded so cruel. In Greek, we don’t use a similar word when referring to puppies or kittens, but maybe we should. We just say “a family of kittens/puppies” etc.
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Puppy disposal has been the only way of population control in Greece for years, and unfortunately, it still is. No matter how much animal welfare groups have been trying to educate, neuter and rescue, it’s just never enough.
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If you are a dog rescuer living in a country like Greece, you can never really get a good night’s sleep, because you know for a fact that right this moment, when you rescues are safe and sound in the shelter or a foster home, there are about a million others out there, dying helpless, being poisoned and giving birth on the streets to puppies bound to be ran over by a truck once they are old enough to start walking but that old to know the dangers.
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Sick, hungry, and desperate, Emma was found wandering the streets of Athens, Greece, along with her mum and her three siblings. Their mother, a shepherd stray dog, had given birth on the streets, and the family was struggling to stay alive until rescuers got to them.
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