News Local Happy reunion for Cypriot dogs in Holland

Happy reunion for Cypriot dogs in Holland

Dutch families which have adopted dogs from Cyprus recently organised a  dog walk for their four legged friends and sent photos of the happy event to thank Cypriot volunteers for rescuing them.

The photographs were shared by the Nicosia Dog Shelter on Facebook. In an accompanying post, it said that the dogs had all ended up in shelters, in municipal pounds or on the streets. Some had been through difficult days at the vet, others — perhaps because they were puppies that had been dumped or because of lack of human contact were frightened and anti-social  — had been hosted by volunteers.

“These dogs were sent to Holland for adoption. The Dutch, with great joy organised a dog walk day for all the dogs from Cyprus and wanted to share their  happiness with us, thanking us for rescuing them. They are now members of their family and happy,” the post read.

And it added: “On the one hand we feel great happiness and satisfaction that they have finally found a warm home and the life they deserve, and on the other great sadness that we have reached the point as a society to ‘export’ our irresponsibility and our failure to love them and protect them.”

Read more

https://in-cyprus.com/news/local/thousands-of-homeless-dogs-from-cyprus-adopted-abroad/

 

Top Stories

Opposition party protests changed position on protected turtle habitat beaches

Opposition Akel party on Friday protested against the changed position by authorities to now allow two Natura 2000 protected beach areas in Paphos district...

EU’s Borrell in Cyprus for talks on upcoming informal summit on divided island

Visiting EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Josep Borrell is meeting Cyprus President Nicos Anastasiades around 10 am on Friday. Their talks...

UK’s Boohoo urged to link fashion bosses’ bonuses to improved worker rights

Fashion brand Boohoo should link bosses' hefty bonuses to improved workers' rights instead of simply chasing growth, British lawmakers said on Friday, following reports...

Pope Francis travels to Iraq

Pope Francis waves as he boards the plane for his visit to Iraq, at Leonardo da Vinci-Fiumicino Airport in Rome, Italy.

U.S., UK suspend tariffs in bid to settle aircraft row

The United States have agreed to a four-month suspension of retaliatory tariffs imposed on British goods such as Scotch whisky over a long-running aircraft...

Taste

Squash soup

Ingredients: 1 kg pumpkin, cut into small cubes, approximately 5 cups 2 medium (400g) sweet potatoes, cut into cubes, approximately 2 ½ cups 1 chopped leek, only...

Mezedes

No visit to Cyprus is complete without enjoying the traditional meal of many small dishes known as ‘meze’. This large feast, which has been a...

Prawns with fried cheese, barley shaped pasta

Put the barley shaped pasta into a small pan with salted water, bring to a boil and when tender, drain. Peal the prawns leaving...

Salmon and shrimp sheftalies

Mix all ingredients for tabbouli in a bowl and keep to one side so flavours can combine. Prepare the sheftalies: wash and soak the casing...