(Hurriyet Newspaper, 8 September 2013)
//ed.note: thanks to Muge Fatma Tokad Snowden (a.k.a."birthday girl")
for alerting our staff to this breaking news item.//
Next time we meet, it's in the field.
In Eskisehir, stray cats housed at the Natural Life Center's
Temporary Animal Shelter, which is part of the Tepebasi
Municipal Veternary Affairs Directorate, have been spayed/
neutered and vaccinated.
The cats have been put to work by farmers battling against
rats and mice. One of the farmers, Ekrem Alicikus, explained
that "There are lots of field rats and mice on our farm so we
see the benefit of having the cats here. I recommend that others
do the same and adopt some cats. It's a good deed to take care
of an animal. I'd like to thank the Tepebasi Municipality, in this
Release the cats!