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City of Athens opens A/C halls for vulnerable, appeals “Water for Strays” during heat wave

Prolonged heat wave: The Athens Municipality has opened six air-conditioned halls across the city especially for the vulnerable groups of the society who cannot afford to have an A/C or even a fan run in their homes. The halls will be open from 08:00 a.m. to 08:00 p.m.  all thought …

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Preveza Municipality: One Euro for the Strays :)

Municipality of Preveza in Western Greece, took a pioneer step in the care of stray dogs and cats. It will charge residents with one euro via the bills for Municipality Water & Sewerage  issued every three months. These revenues will be spent for the needs of strays in municipality shelter and …

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Athens-Acropolis: Bazaar for Stray & Abandoned Cats, Sept 25

How about a nice walk in the city’s most beautiful street at the feet of Acropolis and some charity? Tomorrow Sunday, September 25th 2011 in Athens? Animal Welfare Society Nine Lives organizes a Bazaar for the benefits of stray and abandoned cats in Greece’s capital. The bazaar takes place from …

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Kos: “Gypsy” Found a Home!

Remember the black fluffy bear damped at the dogs’ kennel of Daidalos Hotel in Kos? Yes, the cute puppy given the name “Gypsy” by the hotel personnel? She found a home! One of the girls working at the entertainment section fell in love with her and convinced her mom to …

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Kos: A Heart for Strays

The little furry ball is hardly two months old. Like every puppy she is curious and loves cuddles and hugs. Her favorite playground is the garden, with all the bushes and the trees, offering great hiding places and adventures. She walks in a clumsy puppy manner and rolls over when she …

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When Stones Melt, Athens Strays Need Desperately Water!

I was swimming at Kavouri on Saturday afternoon when I was a big,  short haired, stray black dog nearing the beach. He stood for a minute, sniffed around and walked carefully in the shallow waters. He did a few careful steps on the sliding stones under the water. When he found a place …

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Greece’s Animals Law uploaded for Public Consultation

The revised law for the protection of companion animals and strays has been uploaded on March 31 on internet for public consultation. You can write your comments until April 13, 2011. Unfortunately I can’t translate the whole law… However from the comments I’ve read so far, there are constructive proposals  …

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Why do Greek strays ‘attack’ Greek Civil servants?

Have Greek strays started attacking Greek civil servants? Have the strays in the yard of Ministry of Education been abused? Greek animal welfare portal Adespoto.gr reports of a complaint by a employee at the Ministry. According to the information published at the portal some animal loving  employees care with devotion …

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“The World is Big Enough!” – Animal lovers protest Mass Poisoning of Strays in Athens (pictures)

Animal lovers, volunteers and animal welfare societies protested the mass poisoning of strays in Zappeio, in the heart of the Greek capital. More than 300 devoted for a cause people gathered outside the Greek Parliament on Saturday noon and walked through main commercial streets on Athens shouting slogans.                Walking through the …

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Mass Poisoning of Strays in Athens – Protest Action Feb 12

Animal lovers and passers-by were shocked Thursday morning to see numerous strays on death throes. Dozens of cats, dogs and even pigeons were killed by poison, and the unfortunate animals died suffering horrible pain and bleeding. This reprehensible and horrifying  incident occurred in the middle of the city of Athens, in the …

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Greek newspaper: Athens’ Impoverished Eat Pets

I have heard and read occasionally in internet about similar incidents in some areas in Greece: that immigrants steal pets – mostly strays – and eat them. To tell you the truth I avoided reporting as I had some reservations concerning the motives of such reports. Were they really true, were …

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Crete: Help Stray Cats with a Miaow-Calendar 2011

How about helping stray cats in Crete? The most wonderful Cretan Miaows are pictured on the Calendar 2011 issued by animal welfare organisation “Voice of the Cats Allience – Vocal”! If you don’t want a Calendar , you can buy pins etc or just made a donation.  December Crete’s cats …

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Mytilene: Help Greek Strays with a Calendar 2011

You still have time to buy a wonderful Calendar 2011 and help Greek Strays. “EreSOS for Animals” Welfare Society in Mytilene has a wonderful Edition. There are so many abused animals there…  “Our 2011 Calendar is on sale, full of happy animals that we have rescued, cared for and re-homed.     A great Christmas …

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