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COME WITH US FOR A RAMBLE . . .

Well, when we heard rumbles of thunder as we awoke this morning, Bertie and I consulted and decided to ‘take a rain check’ on our ramble planned for today (a wise decision, as it has turned out – walking along slippery paths with rain drops dripping off tree branches down our necks is not fun). So our walk will…

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WHAT A GREAT PARTY IT WAS!!

ARK’s 1st May party, to celebrate its first year of operation since being founded in April 2018, was an outstanding success due to 62 supporters joining in the fun, Haluk’s excellent entertainment, the delicious food and atmosphere of Sur Kebap Restaurant . . . and a surprise visit by a belly dancer! Our teams of volunteers, who work tirelessly…

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ABANDONED KITTENS . . .

Should you come across an abandoned kitten, the easiest and best solution is to find a milk mother, a cat which has recently given birth. This happened to me today – I received a plea for help from Noel, a Belgian tourist, in Kuşadası for only a few days. He’d come across a cardboard box by a bin, in…

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4 APRIL – WORLD STREET ANIMALS DAY

What a truly amazing and happy coincidence . . . I’ve just found out that 4 April, the red-letter day last year on which I finally collected ARK’s registration documents from Kuşadası Kaymakam, also happens to be World Street Animals Day! This, www.worldstrayanimalsday.org states, is the day ‘to show compassion, care and take action to help the 600m street animals worldwide’….

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ARK’s JANUARY ACHIEVEMENTS/OCAK GELİŞİM

In January our ARK volunteers in the Salt Box charity shop and the Kuşadası shelter, our team of drivers and our vets all worked very hard. We treated a total of 149 street animals – unusually only seven were dogs. 72 animals were neutered, our vets bills totalled 15,900tl, with another 1,420tl spent on food and 210tl on materials…

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KAR – by Lynn Poullai

George had stopped at the traffic lights on the top road just past King Pet Shop and noticed on the central reservation a tiny, dirty, scruffy, black and white kitten. Eye contact was made and the kitten ran across the road and disappeared under the car.  George got out of the car to check that the kitten wasn’t in…

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