Crete has highest number of reported animal abuse cases in 2013

This young cat was found on Thursday (16/10/14) staggering in the road by Vamos Post Office (suffering distressing & agonising symptoms of poisoning).  Now undergoing treatment, only time will tell if she survives

Crete, closely followed by Attica where Athens belongs, comes top in the number of reported cases of animal abuse in Greece for 2013 and the first half of 2014. According to data from the Greek Police and Tourism directorate given to parliament last week, in 2013 there were 102 incidents of abuse, torture or killing of animals in Crete closely followed by Attica with 99 reported cases out of a total of 530 cases nationally.  In the first half of 2014 there were a total of 495 cases of reported animal abuse torture or killing of animals in Greece and the figures are expected to exceed the high of the previous year. Crete had the second highest number of cases, 79, while in Attica there were 107 cases of animal abuse reported to the police.

Source: Apokoronas News

PFPO says “YES” to the Municipal Vet Clinics, “NO” to the Municipal Shelters

The Panhellenic Animal Welfare and Environmental Federation (PFPO) denounces the illegal and/or the legal municipal shelters-prisons-warehouses of living beings and asks their shut down as such and their transformation into Municipal Vet Clinics or where there are no shelters, the solely establishment of Municipal Vet Clinics.