Came back from Fukushima Ⅱ

March 24th, 2012
Cats after the Tsunami

Soon after the disaster, I got a rescue request. “My house was carried away by the Tsunami. But the second floor might be there. We tried to find it, but we couldn’t.” Depending on the area, the damage is different, and the situation now is quite different.

Around Naraha-machi, there are wrecks of houses, and we find cats one by one. How can they survive without food. We left as much food as possible.

In Futaba-machi and Ohkuma-machi, most of the houses were carried away. We imagine there are no cats there. But soon we won’t be able to go there, because of the complete blockade by the government. Unable to contain ourselves, we rushed from town to town.





The cattle

One month ago, I saw many cattle on the road and in the field. This time, in March, the cattle are fewer and fewer, I don’t see them much. There used to be so many cattle in Namie-machi, but we didn’t see any at all. So, the residents are coming back soon? This is an ironic fact. Why don't people think to live together with nature?

During feeding activity for cats this time I wanted to take care of a few cattle I met.


テーマ : 保護活動
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Message from Akiko Yui, President and Founder of TNR Japan Animal Welfare Hospital
I believe that helping animals in need, existing in symbiosis with animals, and fostering a loving heart lead to an improvement in one’s character of kindness and generosity. The killing of animals due to decisions made by administration goes against my firm belief in preventing cruelty to animals. Animal Rescue Fund’s most important goal is to reduce the number of animals killed in Japan to zero by urging administration to change, reform, and improve the prevention of cruelty to animals. In order to reduce the number of animals in need, we work to raise awareness and support for the importance of sterilization operations. Each year, we spay and neuter more than 1000 stray cats. We are always putting animals up for adoption to help those lives already born in finding a loving home.

TNR Japan Animal Welfare Hospital:
We first opened our TNR Japan Animal Welfare Hospital in February of 2011 in an effort to make our dream a reality - to lower the number of dogs and cats killed in Japan to zero. At our hospital, we spay and neuter cats to reduce the number of unfortunate stray cats. Our hospital strives to help unfortunate animals in need of medical care.
The lives of numerous pets and livestock were lost as a result of the unprecedented earthquake and tsunami that occurred in Japan on March 11th 2011 and the radiation disaster caused by the stricken Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant. Animal Rescue Fund goes directly to the 20km evacuation zone around the stricken Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant to rescue animals.
Animal Rescue Fund is based in Kanagawa Prefecture’s TNR Japan Animal Welfare Hospital. Therefore, the animals that we rescue from Fukushima Prefecture are brought to TNR Japan Animal Welfare Hospital located in Kanagawa Prefecture. Here, the rescued animals receive medical care and are returned to their owners or are put up for adoption.
We also work in urging the government and administration of Japan to support the protection of animals in need.





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