For decades, Younis would drive over 90 minutes from his home in Arara, an Arab-Israeli town in northern Israel, five times a week to feed the cats and birds at the compound.
Larger dogs remain in shelters as puppies and cats are more likely to be adopted.
On my visit to the shelter, I met a very happy young couple who were signing the adoption papers for a beautiful two-year old pure-bred dog with a sad history.
Residents have been taking to social media lately to express concern over the recent disappearance of numbers of cats in certain areas of Jerusalem, particularly Nahlaot and Arnona.
‘Mitsi’ from Petah Tikva stop gains worldwide fame and millions of fans
Felines take center-stage at an intriguing comics exhibition, providing insight into the ‘cat-human yin-yang balance.’
The subject of this column: animals behaving badly; Specifically, my cats; More specifically, Samantha the Cat, aka STC, and The Sally Cat, aka TSC.
It’s easy to see why people travel from all over the world to visit the sanctuary when you look at the pictures!
Luckily for cat lovers across the Islamic country, the cleric explained that it was not only cats which were prohibited from photos.