Originally posted on My Blog Straydogsworldwide:
Will Russia Legalize Concentration Camps for Stray Cats and Dogs?
- by Care2 Causes Editors
- May 15, 2013
- 12:00 pm
This is a guest post from Natalia Chumak, the founder and a trustee of UK charity LAPA (Helping animals in Russia) which works with its partners on the ground to rescue, rehabilitate, sterilize and re-home abandoned cats and dogs in Russia, provide reduced cost sterilization to low-income Russian pet owners and campaign for effective animal welfare legislation in Russia. Learn more about LAPA’s work at www.lapauk.org.
Concerns are rising among animal welfare activists about the fate of cats and dogs in Russia. There are recent indications that Russia might imminently pass legislation which will result in the immediate slaughter of hundreds of thousands of stray cats and dogs, and many more in the future. If this happens, it will be a huge setback in a tough battle for the passing…
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