Kusadasi Paws & Claws

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2016 Coffee Catch Up

Folks, if you missed our coffee morning, you really missed out on some serious good food and best kind of friendship you could find‼️ We met new friends, enjoyed Maggie Mellor’s beautiful yard, met her dogs, overdosed on coffee and helped the street animals all the while. Seriously, look at the pictures and see what you missed. Oh, well maybe next time… Thank you Maggie for opening your home. Thank you everyone for your kind[…]

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Lucky the One-eyed Warrior

Rae Marsh’s story: Lucky the One-eyed Warrior was first found with his mother and siblings behind the Chinese restaurant down by the harbour. His mother was rejecting him as he was ill and moved her brood around, leaving him behind. He was all of two weeks old. Sarah and her Turkish neighbour would return him to the family after he had been treated for his bad eyes. After about three days and many hide-and-seek returnings[…]

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Recycling / Food Dispensing Machines for Street animals

Kusadasi is one of the towns that has implemented new hybrid recycling / food dispensing machines in Turkey. So far, just one machine has been installed, at Yunus Emre Park, next to Gurmar Supermarket in town. Every time you put an empty water bottle or can in the hole, the machine dispenses food for hungry street animals.  It’s a great way to develop a culture of recycling and to feed the hungry street animals! So,[…]

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2016 New Year’s Day Swim

This year, was our second annual New Year’s Day swim where sponsored swimmers raise money for Paws and Claws. 7 people and 1 canine braved the sea which was warmer than the air, then stayed in the water so long that the spectators on the beach were freezing with the north wind. As the water was warmer, the reluctant 8 eventually came out to face the cold air. Afterwards we enjoyed some good food in a warm[…]

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What I am about to post is something that will make each and every one of you happy and proud! Happy that we were able to accomplish this. Proud that we each are a part of this huge accomplishment…. Following are the P&C statistics for January 1, 2015 through to today: 140 Cats received veterinary care 50 Dogs received veterinary care 40 Cats were spayed/neutered 10 Dogs spayed/neutered 9 Received immunization (These are numbers taken[…]

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