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Cats of Aleppo: Airstrikes Hit Famous Cat Sanctuary

by Lori Hehn - November 29, 2016 at 3:13 PM
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I have followed his account on Twitter, a kind-hearted man who cares for these abandoned cats in a small sanctuary in Aleppo.  You can see him at work in this YouTube video. 



I was saddened to read today that his sanctuary was hit by airstrikes, killing his dog Hope and some cats. He survived the bombings, but please keep this man and his good deeds in your prayers and thoughts. You can follow him on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1509943749305018/ or on Twitter: https://twitter.com/gattarodialeppo
quotesVTP-SuccessfulBlue.jpg"Aljaleel, an electrician and ambulance driver, has stayed behind in Aleppo to care for the city’s many stray cats, some of which had been left behind when their owners fled the region. He told the BBC in a September interview that he would stay and protect the animals, “no matter what.”

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About Lori Hehn

Lori Hehn is a practicing veterinarian and a contributor and content manager with XPrep Learning Solutions. She has a drive for continual learning and enjoys interacting with veterinary and vet tech students. She also writes veterinary learning books for children.

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