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The Cat with the Most Beautiful Eyes on Mykonos

This cat's unusual, arresting green and blue eyes have become the newest attraction on the glittering Greek island of Mykonos, according to a report on Mykonos Live TV. The white feline beauty, who is often seen strolling the narrow cobblestone...

The Anglo-Danish Couple Who Devote their Lives to Saving Greek Cats

Richard and Joan Bowell left everything they had ever known to establish a cat sanctuary on the Greek island of Syros.

World Animal Day and the Issue of Animal Rights in Greece

October 4th marks World Animal Day, an international day of action for the rights and welfare of animals that is celebrated in Greece and all around the world. The day is also the feast day of St. Francis of Assisi,...

South Koreans Urged to Stop Eating Dog Meat

South Korean President Moon Jae-in has spoken out against the practice of eating dog meat. The President is even considering banning the dish entirely. Eating dog meat has been a part of the country's culinary tradition for many generations, and...

Snakes, Apes and Ferrets: The Ancient Greek Love of Pets

Animals were an important part of life in antiquity, and Ancient Greeks loved their pets. Ancient sources tell us that they kept a wide variety of animals at home, ranging from dogs to snakes. Paintings, writings, and sculptures from ancient...

The Adorable Native Cat Breeds of Greece and Cyprus

Anyone who has visited Greece or Cyprus knows that both beautiful countries are home to many, many cats. Yet some people may be unaware that there are two distinct cat breeds, the Aegean cat and the Cyprus Cat, that...

New Greek Pet Law Meets Toughest Opposition Yet

Pet owners and hunters from all over Crete gathered to wage a protest against the controversial pet law proposed by the Greek government.

Greece Introduces New Regulations for Pets; Stricter Penalties for Abuse

Greece is introducing new regulations for pet owners, sellers and stricter penalties for pet abuse in a new bill presented to Parliament on Thursday.

Dog Nurses Cats in Touching Video from Greece

A dog was spotted nursing cats in the village of Krannonas in central Greece recently. The heartwarming footage shows "Sanny" the dog lying down, allowing the cats to nurse her -- instead of chasing them around the farm. The Greek farmer...

The Anglo-Danish Couple Who Devote their Lives to Saving Greek Cats

Richard and Joan Bowell, who left everything they had ever known, put a hold on their careers and sold their home in Denmark in order to establish a cat sanctuary on the Greek island of Syros, see their mission...