We’re the largest cat lovers within the European Union. We do not say it, however the research. Greater than 4 million cats dwell in Romanian houses. Some have two, three and even thirty. Nevertheless, there are simply as many on the streets. The individuals of Bucharest determined to make a change! A venture was voted via which 1000’s of stray cats can be sterilized.
In a nook of Herăstrău park, a girl arrange a shelter for deserted cats. From what others threw away, she made them homes and comes day by day to feed them and play with them. He even sterilized a few of them. If he’s absent in the future, the staff of the terraces within the space take his place. In whole, they are saying, the variety of cats deserted within the park could be over 100.
And other people’s homes are stuffed with cats. Romanians are the largest feline lovers within the European Union with over 4 million cats of their households. A couple of dozen are simply Iulia’s, who opened a terrace with and about cats. Now, everybody who desires to drink a espresso within the firm of a loving feline, steps on her doorstep.
Iulia, cafe administrator: I have been dreaming of cat cafes for a very long time, I knew about them from different international locations and it appeared like an excellent concept, particularly to advertise cats for adoption. We’ve got in whole with every part we have now in our houses, nearly 50 kittens.
He is aware of the story of every one. And he loves them like his personal youngsters.
Iulia, cafe administrator: A few of them we discovered on the road, others we discovered deserted on the gate sadly as a result of individuals, as an alternative of sterilizing them, choose to desert them at our gate. He’s Gigi and we have now had him since he was very small, he was 2 weeks previous, he was discovered deserted in a bag.
What to do once you undertake a cat
Most of the animals that fill our houses and hearts had been sooner or later deserted and given an opportunity.
dr Tiberiu Nicolae, veterinarian: Adopting a cat means saving a life, after which my recommendation as a cat lover is to undertake, not purchase from the petshop.
Adopting a cat isn’t straightforward. They’re simpler to boost than a canine, however they want a number of consideration and, above all, common checks.
dr Tiberiu Nicolae, veterinarian: The very first thing we have to do is to go to a vet to be screened for contagious ailments, deworming.
In Turkey, acts of cruelty towards cats are punishable by imprisonment
We aren’t the one cat lovers. In lots of international locations of the world there are legal guidelines that shield them, particularly the homeless.
Cristina Filip, Observer reporter: In Turkey, the sale of animals in shops or petshops is prohibited, and acts of cruelty are punishable by as much as 4 years in jail. The Italian laws says the identical. In Greece, alternatively, the penalty is as much as 10 years in jail. And a really attention-grabbing factor, on the island of Syros, there are extra cats than individuals.
Lately, Romania additionally modified the legislation. The abandonment or flogging of animals is sanctioned with as much as 12,000 lei and even imprisonment. And on the degree of Bucharest, the residents voted for a venture via which 3,600 avenue cats can be sterilized.
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