URGENT APPEAL: Donations sought after storms rip apart animal shelter in southern Spain

BATTERED: The massive storm hit the animal shelter hard. Credit: Paws Patas

A MASSIVE storm which battered the Costa Almeria at the weekend left the PAWS-PATAS animal shelter badly damaged.
The road to the shelter was ripped apart and completely disappeared, and the charity says major works will be necessary to rebuild it.
The shelter premises were flooded, and the on-site volunteers, along with other regulars, did what they could to try and keep the dogs warm, dry and safe, moving them into kennels which they said although not ideal, were at least not leaking.
The charity is now appealing for financial assistance from the public to help renovate the shelter, which is located between Turre and Los Gallardos.
For more information about the shelter and how to make donations see www.paws-patas.org

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Cathy Elelman

Cathy Elelman is the local writer for the Costa de Almeria edition of the Euro Weekly News.

Based in Mojacar for the last 21 years, Cathy is very much part of the local community and is always well and truly up on all the latest news and events going on in this region of Spain.

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