Wild (and Sometimes Crazy) Wednesday – Cats in War Zones

Do you fear for or wonder about the cats living in the world’s war zones? Here are a couple of stories that show the heart of the people when it comes to their cats. One veterinary student has created Iraq’s first cat hotel—providing a safe haven for cats amidst chaos.

He encourages people to adopt cats and to leave them with him when they travel.  https://www.aol.com/article/news/2018/04/06/far-from-war-basras-cats-lap-it-up-in-their-own-hotel/23404803/

We’ve talked about the Cat Man of Aleppo before. Here’s another story about Ernesto’s Cat Sanctuary where cats are protected and treated. As they say—Here, the cats are not forgotten. https://www.indiatimes.com/news/world/despite-being-in-a-war-zone-this-cat-man-has-started-a-rare-clinic-for-animals-in-syria-346745.html

(Note: This is not a picture of cats in a war zone–rather it’s a trio of adorable barn kittens living in Coalinga, CA)

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