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YOU could Save an Animal’s Life . . .

Alan Kennedy Many people who contact ARK to ask for help seem to think that we are a big organisation with unlimited resources. While our dedication and enthusiasm are boundless, our physical resources are few. In any random week we may have up to 12 volunteers devoting anything from a couple of hours to nearly all their waking time…

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October & November ARK Report

by Alan Kennedy First of all, I must apologise for writing two months’ reports in one. We went on a diving holiday at the end of October and for most of the next 17 days we had no telephone and no internet, our world was limited to a 34 metre boat and the wonderful features and creatures beneath it….

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NISAN’S STORY

by Mandy Jones I first met Nisan at Kuşadası shelter in early January, on one of my weekly cleaning, feeding & comforting visit. She was in a cat cage in the cat house. It was very small for her as she was a big pup – she had a bandage on her leg, so we presumed she had had…

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This is Pumpkin’s Story

by Brenda Cassidy https://www.facebook.com/groups/1629996890447508/permalink/3046775358769647/ ,https://www.facebook.com/groups/1629996890447508/permalink/3070997399680776/ One of our uplifting success stories . . . here are Pumpkin’s before and after pictures. I have to give the credit to Paula and, of course, Jan for the way she looks today – they took over her care when I went on holiday and, as Paula has returned to Holland for now,…

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A DAY IN THE LIFE OF ARK VOLUNTEERS

What a day yesterday was for ARK volunteers Brenda & Jane! It started off normal enough – they collected several cats (including two from our Beyazgül colony) to take to Kuşadasi shelter to be neutered. They called on us at 0930 and set off with the car loaded.Then at midday Chantal messaged that she had managed to catch Chickpea, the Kuşadasi street dog that Natalie had…

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ARK IN SEPTEMBER

September was a very sad and difficult month for us and the homeless animals of Kuşadası. Jan Van Dun, one of our founder members, was suddenly taken ill at home and Trudy took him and Paula to a clinic. He later suffered two heart attacks and died in an ambulance on the way to hospital in Aydın. Jan worked…

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Bella’s New Beginning . . .

by Brenda Cassidy I am sure you all remember Bella and her Brood – her story is here https://animalrescuekusadasi.org/2020/09/06/bellas-brood. This morning Helen Stockman, a summer visitor, posted on our Animal Rescue Kusadasi FaceBook page asking if it would be possible to take a dog from the Batican Hotel beach to the UK – she said that her family had…

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Bella’s brood . . .

Bella first came under ARK’s wing in early January 2020 – she had just given birth to pups near Kumsal Restaurant, Long Beach, where we were aware there was disease. We were worried for the safety of this canine family and so moved Mum & pups to a derelict but safe building at Kuştur, the other side of Kuşadası….

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