Jacek Balcerak and his cat called Parys are aiming to raise PLN 300,000 to finance surgery for Kinga, a 15-year-old girl suffering from arthrogryposis – a condition effecting the joints that has left the teenager in near constant pain and unable to walk properly.
Already well-known for his animal activism and often shocking portraits of farmed animals, photographer Andrew Skowron has again stirred the public’s conscience – this time after publishing a series of images depicting Ukrainian refugees with their pets.
Alongside a simplification of rules by Poland’s Chief Veterinary Officer, Polish NGOs have been organizing food collections for the animals, and compiling a list of vets offering free services for pets coming from Ukraine.
Organised by the Łódź Animal Care Society in cooperation with the Aleksandrów Łódzki town hall, the initiative offers a safe spot for people to leave puppies and kittens between 6 months and 6 weeks old.
VIDEO: The animals, including a pair of ponies called Cheescake and Gingerbread, munch carrots dipped in vet-approved, non-toxic edible paint which they then use to produce the colourful artwork with their mouths and noses.
The Gdynia fire brigade had been attending a routine callout when events took a turn and they ended up saving the lives of the two moggies.
Born at the beginning of April, zoo officials in Poznań have only now made the news public because of the high mortality rate among new born Pallas’s cats. However, zoo keepers say this litter of six is Feline fine.
Although further research is needed, Polish doctor Sabina Olex-Condo who deals with coronavirus patients in Spain found that people with cats appeared to be more immune than those without.
An escape from the tat-shops targeting Kraków’s tourists, the cat museum offers visitors a wealth of feline delights.
The mortality rate of Manul kittens is very high, both in the wild and in captivity, making the Wrocław zoo litter a rarity.