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Crete: Puppy abandoned, left to die in the storm

Ι believe this little guy deserves a second chance and a special blog post. He was abandoned near the town of Chania, in Crete, amid strong rainfall and winds, left outside to die. But he was rescued by an animal lover who heard him whining and barking. “Amid the strong …

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Incredible rainfall floods Crete; monster abandons puppy in the storm

 Strong rainfall and gale winds hit the island of Crete Tuesday night causing unprecedented floods and putting people and animals in danger. The area most affected is the Irakleion prefecture where firefighters rescued some 60 people: men, women, children and elderly have climbed to roof tops to escape the water …

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Katerini: shop-owner has a heart for strays & makes our heart melt

The dog is peacefully sleeping on the pavement in the downtown of a city in Central Macedonia. He is covered with a blue and white bed duvet. Next to him is a tin pie pan with half-eaten dry food. The dog lays in front of a shop window with Christmas …

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Stray.gr: Christmas Bazaar for Attica’s strays, Dec 6-7/2014

This year Santa Claus will be dressed in purple. The color of Stray.gr,  the Non-profit-organization for the Protection and Care of Strays (Stray.gr). Lots of new and used -but in good condition – items, educational activities for the children and lottery will be offered during the annual Christmas Bazaar for …

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Larissa: Mammoth fine €270,000 for puppies slaughterer

The mammoth fine of 270,000 euro was imposed to a man in Larissa who had slaughtered nine newborn puppies with a backhoe and buried them in a plastic bag under stones. Going strictly by the Greek Animal Abuse book, police fined the murderer of defenseless souls with the maximum fine …

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Heat wave? Don’t forget a bowl of water for the strays!

As the summer temperatures rise and a heat wave is under way, please, do not forget to put a bowl of fresh water for the strays! This cutie below is a feral in my neighborhood. She urged me to do this appeal in the name of all feral and strays, …

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Euboea: Tavern owner brutally kills stray puppy Maggie

Greece’s animal loving society is shocked: a tavern owner beat to death a stray puppy in front of stunned and shocked customers and passersby. The brutal incident took place last Thursday in a popular destination especially for internal tourists: in Nea Styra village in Euboea island in eastern Greece. According …

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Operation “Get Sifis”, the mysterious Crocodile of Crete (videos)

His name is Sifis – a popular name for Cretan males. His is alleged to 180 cm long, even though nobody has come close to the mysterious crocodile wandering and swimming around in the lake of Potami Dam on the Amari plain in the prefecture of Rethymnon in the resort …

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Rhodes: Animal lover raises orphan bat baby

A woman found a lonesome tiny bat baby on her balcony. The animal lover did not how to take care of the newborn orphan and called “Anima”, the animal welfare society for wold birds in Athens. She has been feeding the little black cutie with the bottle and milk for …

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Crete: fishermen help whale to return to open sea (video)

A good news for a change. A young whale had apparently lost its orientation and was swimming in swallow waters near Keratokampos bay in Crete. The whale was lucky to come near fishermen from the area. The men tried to help her return to the open sea, while the most …

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Man’s best friend: Dog refuses to leave overturned car after traffic accident

A dog is not only man’s best friend but also man’s most loyal pet. A dog in Lamia refused to leave the car involved in a traffic accident until his owner, the driver, returned from the hospital. According to Lamiareport.gr , the accident occurred at a dangerous road spot near …

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Patras: Municipality workers crush living dog in garbage truck

Unbelievable! Municipality workers have reportedly crushed a dog with the automatic garbage mechanism in an unprecedented act of cruelty in Patras. Citing eye witnesses and a local animal welfare society, Greek websites report that this barbaric act took place on Thursday in Katritsi area of Patras in northern-west Peloponnese.    Municipality …

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Athens: protest outside Romanian Embassy; animal lovers worry about strays cull here too

Dozens of animal lovers gathered outside the Romanian Embassy in Athens on Monday to protest the despicable law that will allow the killing of thousands of stray animals and thus with the government approval. The protesters lit candles and symbolically carried plush puppies in trash bags. They wore t-shirts reading …

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Arcturos bear sanctuary rejects Golden Dawn donation after outcry

Greece’s only bear sanctuary Arcturos  announced that it will refuse a donation of 5,000 euro offered by the right-extreme political party Golden Dawn. “Arcturos recognizes that it was a mistake to accept this donation and for this reason has decided to turn the gift down and is returning the money …

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