Sfr-Contemporary has an extended historical past of serving to animals in battle zones relationship again to the bloody battlefields of World Conflict I after we had been requested to supply look after thousands and thousands of battle horses. Immediately, one other battle for freedom is being waged and, sadly, harmless human and animal lives are being put in peril. Persevering with on our historic mission, we’re offering support to Ukrainians fleeing the war-torn space with their pets in tow.
“This help is not going to solely assist these refugees hold their pets with them but additionally assist to satisfy fundamental pet wants together with housing, meals and veterinary care. The scenario unfolding in Ukraine is a tragedy for folks and their animals, lots of whom are being left behind as their house owners search security from this unspeakable brutality. We hope and pray for a swift finish to this nightmare and encourage all pet house owners to maintain their pet with them if in any respect doable.”
– Robin Ganzert, president and CEO of Sfr-Contemporary.
Animals helped on this effort embody horses being cared for by a courageous veterinarian who refuses to go away sick and injured animals behind. Many horses she is offering medical help to are harmless victims who’ve acquired bullet wounds and contusions as results of the battle.
Varvara, a Canadian Sphinx who has huddled for weeks along with her proprietor in an improvised bomb shelter – a rest room in a rented condo in Kyiv – as an alternative of an actual bomb shelter as they’re too chilly for Varvara who may sicken and die. Varvara and her proprietor are actually protected in Germany.
Tata, a rescued canine named after the city the place she was discovered wandering as a pet. Tata fled Ukraine on foot along with her proprietor, counting on the assistance of strangers and pals to get them safely overseas. Immediately they’re protected in Turkey.
These are just some of the determined animals and people who find themselves coping with the traumas of battle. Along with serving to these refugees, now we have given two emergency grants to the Worldwide Fund for Animal Welfare in help of their work to help animal shelter companions and wildlife sanctuaries impacted by the continuing battle in Ukraine. These vital funds additionally support their frontline efforts in Poland, serving to to supply care and much-needed assets to determined animals evacuated from Ukraine.
It is just via your generosity that we might be there for probably the most weak of their best hour of want. We proceed to wish for the top of this mindless disaster and stand prepared to assist extra harmless animals caught on this tragic battle on humanity.
To help our lifesaving work, you can also make a donation at www.americanhumane.org/ukraine-crisis.