Idlib sanctuary houses more than 1000 cats

This sanctuary houses more than 1000 cats

Location: Idlib, Syria

Ernesto’s sanctuary provides medical care and food for the felines

that are injured or have been abandoned by their owners

(SOUNDBITE) (Arabic) MANAGER OF ERNESTO'S SANCTUARY FOR CATS, MOHAMAD WATTAR, SAYING:"Ernesto's sanctuary is located across a 2000 square-meter surface that is surrounded with a fence. It includes many sections; medical isolation, new mother ward and another for healthy cats. We offer them the needed services such as medical care, shelter and food."

(SOUNDBITE) (Arabic) DOCTOR, MOHAMAD YOUSSEF, SAYING:"In the medical section in Ernesto's sanctuary we treat more than 30 animals everyday. More than a 1000 animals are taken care of in the sanctuary. We treat the animals, vaccinate them and treat each case according to respective medical issues."