Four-legged refugees: in Germany there are no longer enough places in shelters for abandoned animals

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Four-legged refugees: in Germany there are no longer enough places in shelters for abandoned animals
Four-legged refugees: in Germany there are no longer enough places in shelters for abandoned animals
29 April, 11:54Society
After the pandemic and the influx of refugees from Ukraine, the number of homeless animals in Germany has risen sharply, so that all shelters are already overcrowded

The mass exodus of refugees from Ukraine to Europe caused not only the problem of the improvement of people there, but also domestic animals, which many took with them. It turned out that the latter is even harder to solve than the former. This is evidenced by the post of German citizen Alyona Z.:

“A month ago, we were touched by the replicated pictures: refugees hugging their dogs and cats taken out from under the bombs. Now, alas, the situation has changed: more and more animals are found abandoned - sometimes right at the train stations.

The media talk about the fact itself, without specifying the origin of the foundlings; volunteers are more frank: the number of animals with Ukrainian chips is growing and growing.

You can understand people: they don’t accept animals in German prefabricated camps, it’s wildly difficult to find an apartment, and with a pet the task becomes almost impossible. Plus quarantine, vaccinations, certificates, the German bureaucracy, although it goes forward, but the ordnung (German: order) is muss sein (German: should be)...

But everyone already knows that not a single brother (and sister) of ours will be left homeless: they will pick him up, send him to an orphanage, and there they will feed him and cure him, if anything, or maybe they will put him in good hands ...

It's like that. But the shelters have been overcrowded since the post-pandemic period: then a bunch of people took animals to brighten up the isolation, and then they suddenly turned out to be unnecessary. Shelter workers scream about overload, lack of space and staff, cry for donations.

And they even get something. But…"

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