Ernesto’s cat shelter in a time of civil war and pandemic — Dr. Youssef’s story

https://www.facebook.com/TheAleppoCatMen/posts/3630023537059869 Excerpts below from a first person account by the resident veterinarian at Ernesto's Sanctuary for Cats* in Syria. I've linked to the blog where it appeared -- so you can read it there, because I'm leaving out important parts, and, besides, I'm sure they can use the clicks. I've followed Ernesto's cat sanctuary since … Continue reading Ernesto’s cat shelter in a time of civil war and pandemic — Dr. Youssef’s story

Notes on Mohammed Alaa’s cat shelter

dpa Deutsche Presse-Agentur GmbH Anas Alkharboutli, "The cat man of Aleppo: rescuing battle-weary Syrian strays," The Guardian, Aug. 6, 2019 https://www.theguardian.com/world/gallery/2019/aug/06/the-cat-man-of-aleppo-rescuing-battle-weary-syrian-strays. Pix of Mohammed Alaa Al-Jaleel rescuing animals in bombed-out Syrian town of Khan Sheikhun. I've written about him before -- here, with a quote from Mr. Rogers -- "look for the helpers" -- and … Continue reading Notes on Mohammed Alaa’s cat shelter