In July 2018, in Mani, Greece, the volunteers of the Animal Protection Society “Melios” were called about this dog.
This is Kiara and she was rescued two years ago from a small village near Karditsa, Greece, when she was about five years old.
Puppies like these are so common in Greece. Abandoned as trash, born in the wrong place at the wrong time, unwanted and alone, they are usually ignored by everyone, left to die a horrible death, as if they deserved to come into this world just to suffer.
I’m guessing (I’m hoping anyway) that thee must be places in the world where stories like this one are not an everyday thing, and where once in a while, some sick individual abandons a puppy, or a litter of puppies and the story makes headlines.
Emaciated is just a word. So is starving, sick, abandoned, abused, neglected, mutilated, ran over, hanged, drowned, shot. Behind the words however, there are living beings that feel pain, fear, hunger, thirst. Maybe they also feel the injustice, or maybe not.
Abandoned litters of kittens and puppies are such a common thing in Greece, that every time we are less like “aw, poor little babies” and more like “oh not again, another sterilizations that never happened”
Emaciated, abandoned, sick and confused, Cassandra is one more Greek tragedy – for someone familiar with the situation in Greece, there’s not much more that needs to be said.
Pit Bulls… poor, sad Pit Bulls suffer so much in the hands of ignorant, disgusting people. For obvious reasons, they attract the worst of the worst and they are treated like killing machines by people bragging about it. While all they need is to be around people and be treated as family members, the “characteristics” of the breed (at least the ones some people choose to focus one) are their enemy.
Abandoned, emaciated and sick. Just another Greek hunting dog, just another Greek tragedy. This could be the entire post actually – for someone familiar with the situation in Greece, there’s not much more that needs to be said.
Iron was rescued just a few days ago, Someone posted a video of him on the streets, and a SCARS volunteer collected him the next day. He was immediately taken to the vet, where he was x-rayed and examined. have never seen a cat in such condition. Continue reading Emaciated And Mutilated Cat Rescued From The Streets