Community cop Fabian Walotek had been on duty when he spotted smoke pouring from a 10th floor apartment block in Sosnowiec, southwest Poland. Hammering on the front door and failing to get an answer he then heard a faint ‘moaning’ sound.
Determined to track down the person who abandoned them, stable owner Justyna Banaszewska set about rallying support from the local community.
Identified as Kajtuś, the hero mutt discovered the mediaeval bracteates whilst walking with his owner near Wałbrzych. Dating to the first half of the 13th century, the one-sided coins will go to a museum after first being analysed by academics.
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.
As a way of saying thanks for the help he received from Poland after his truck broke down, Fardin Kazemi is now helping a Polish team collect food for 11 animal shelters in the city of Vinnitsa, which lies between Kyiv and Lviv.
Dubbed Silicon Valley’s ‘favourite artist’ for her widespread popularity among the IT hotshots, Agnieszka Pilat said the robot dog’s tiny footprints represent ‘the feet of the millions of refugees marching to Poland.’
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.
VIDEO: The chocolate-coloured sniffer dog called Loca became a legend for helping to bring down drug smugglers and dealers, with the last three years alone seeing her sniff out 18 million PLN-worth of narcotics and illegal tobacco products.
The group known as ‘Walruses’ from Środa Śląska were taking their annual festive plunge when they spotted the floundering pooch after it had fallen through the lake’s thin icy covering.
Animal protection organisations held a March for Animals in Warsaw on Monday to mark World Animal Day (Oct. 4).