Stray dogs in Greece have seen it all – and with them, so have we. Every time a new case of animal cruelty becomes public, we are all like “ok, this is a first”, and then another case appears, and another and another, until you are more like “oh, again?”.
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Blind cats are amazing. If you have fostered, adopted or just met one, you’ll know what I mean. The fact that they have lost their sight makes them smarter in a way. They are obliged to use their brains more, and figure out what to do with their remaining senses, in order to survive.
Continue reading Blind Kitten Walks Into Cafeteria Looking For Someone To Love Her – And She Succeeds
When I first met Pela, I already had two dogs and absolutely no intention of adopting a third one, because it would make fostering too difficult. The moment I laid eyes on her, I fell in love, madly in love.
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Mangy, starving and born on the streets, those five are some of the thousands of puppies born on the streets of Greece every single day. Puppies without future, without tomorrow, born in the wrong place at the wrong time.
Continue reading Mangy Stray Puppies And Their First Therapeutic Bath At The Shelter
Puppies. Ah (sigh). All fluffy, and happy, and cute, right? Well…wrong. When you volunteer in animal welfare in Greece, puppies are the least cute of all things. Because there are so many of them “appearing” on the streets every single day.
Continue reading Puppies Pose For Cute Group Photo – But The Truth Behind Their Story Is Not Cute
One day a stray dog that had no name approached one of us, and what he got was a bullet in the head. Morgan, who didn’t have a name yet, survived the shooting and ran away, bleeding, blinded and terrified.
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Sick, starving, scared to death and abandoned in a square in the center of Glyfada, one of the most expensive and upper class neighborhoods of Glyfada, the two puppies were rescued by SPAZ, the local charity.
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Stray dogs in Greece – and all around the world I guess – become familiar with the worst of humanity, and some of them, if they are lucky, with its best. Joker is one of those dogs who have experienced both.
Continue reading Stray Dog Shot In The Head Now Lives The Life Of A Star
Dimis weighs only 5-6 kilos. Instead of being spoilt in a home of his own, he was simply one of the unlucky ones and was born on the streets. He was hit by a car in a village of central Greece and was just left there, on the side of the road, to die a slow, painful death.
Continue reading Dog Ran Over And Left For Dead Will Soon Walk Again
Rescue cats can range from quite feral (at least at the beginning) to unbelievably affectionate and human centered. Powder was the latter. In fact, in my mind, Powder was always a person. He appeared to have the wisdom, the depth of emotions and the social intelligence of a human.
Continue reading Rescue Cat Loses His Best Friend But Finds His Family