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Cat Adoption Day: Athens Municipality Shelter, Oct 23

Kittens and cats, one color, two colors, multi-colors… Furry friends in Athens waiting to offer non-stop cuddles in permanent loving homes. They are waiting for you on Cat Adoption Day, October 23, 2022. Young and a bit older, cute girls and vivid boys, even some with special needs. They are …

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Sick minds on Crete torture cats and expose their deeds on a land road

Passersby were shocked to see these appalling image in the middle of the land road in Akrotiri by Chania on the island of Crete. A sick human had tortured and killed five cats and placed their bodies in the middle of the road from Kathiana to Aroni. The barbaric perpetrator …

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Volunteers rescue dozens of animals dumped on uninhabited Greek island

For three consecutive days animal welfare volunteers kept sailing to the small uninhabited island to rescue lives. More than 50 cats, a couple of dogs and even a goat baby were abandoned on the island without proper care, food and water. In the middle of summer, in July. Starving, thirsty …

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Matted dog Loukoumakis rescued in Athens wildfires seeks forever home

Loukoumakis is the dog that survived the hell in Athens wildfires and his story touched millions of people in Greece and around the world. One can hardly recognize that the small vivid dog is the same who was found a week ago in an outdoor oven in an desperate situation: …

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Heartbreaking dog rescue in Athens wildfires (videos, picts)

Burned and wounded, scared and hungry… a living creature with all signs of torment and suffering in the Athens wildfires. A matted dog who managed to survive after he sought refugee from the sweeping flames in a burned-out furnace in a forest in the area of Mati. The animal was …

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Pets bill to make neutering obligatory yet breeding will be allowed

A draft bill obliging owners to neuter their pets will be posted for public consultation over the next two months, Agriculture Minister Vangelis Apostolou said on Thursday. “Our aim is to establish a single and up-to-date legislation. Our archive includes proposals by bodies and we also have an important experience …

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Belgians let LOLCats out when police tells them not to tweet on anti-terror operations

Sunday night a major anti-terror operation took place in several areas in Brussels and elsewhere in Belgium. As the operation took place in the middle of neighborhoods, residents watched what was going on and reporting it on social media, mostly on Twitter. Then the authorities requested that Belgians refrain from …

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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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