Lola, the kitty shaking in the dark
We usually like to begin our rescue posts with a brief introduction of the scene, the background of the rescue, at times even a commentary of the context, the environment. This will be no exception, however it’s going to be brief, because there are times when words aren’t really necessary.
It’s happening in Turkey, in one of the worst shelters of Istanbul, a city of 14 million people. A shelter where hundreds of dogs compete for survival in the most abject conditions. And there, at the back of the darkest room, reserved for the occasional cat, we’ve found Lola.
We don’t know her history, where was she born, whether she always lived on the streets or she experienced the comforts of a human home. We are not even sure what’s the nature of her current condition. What we know if that she’s in urgent need of care, that judging by her emaciated state her condition is critical, and that unless we take action now, she won’t live long.
Now stop reading. Look at your animals, comfortably sitting next to you at home, or maybe playing in the garden barking at the bird on the trees and sleeping next to you at night, warm and in peace, free of worries and ghosts.
Imagine how different Lola’s life has been until now.
We have a unique opportunity to set things right, to get Lola out of that dark miserable hell where she’s crawling and bumping against walls in her efforts to find something to eat or drink.
No more words are necessary. Please help us get her out of there, fly her out of Turkey and bring her to our clinic where she will be treated and offered a totally new life in a wonderful family totally committed to her…
Update: A snowstorm rages but Lola is out of the shelter, safe, dry and warm in our clinic in Istanbul. Her condition is pretty bad though and it can´t be treated in Turkey. She must fly out of the country immediately.
Update 7 February…
LOTS of things happened since we updated Lola´s blog… Here are some of her news..
1. Lola flew out of Turkey. Our friend Rima Nur from He´Art of Rescue jumped on a plane and brought Lola to our clinic in Spain where she received emergency care and received treatment for a variety of illnesses that weren’t spotted in Turkey, among them Hemobartonella, a disease transmited by fleas.
2. We discovered Lola was not Lola but LOLO… the turkish vets didn´t realise that either. Anyway… no comment. He was neutered last week.
3. Lolo found a beautiful family in the mediterranean coast. He is loved, and treasured, he is the center of their lives.. he finally has the life he deserved..
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P.S. After Lola is treated she is going to need a very special home, one that is willing to truly change her life. If you are that person please write to me: firstname.lastname@example.org