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Weʼre raising £8,000 to Increase our sterilisation programme to help stop the suffering of street cats in Azemmour, Morocco.

Azemmour, Doukkala-Abda, Morocco

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In Azemmour, Morocco, (where I have a little house), there are simply too many cats. Most females suffer a constant cycle of reproduction and hunger. Kittens are born in the streets to malnourished mothers. Sadly, all too often, they lead short lives, dying alone from illness, starvation and dehydration. ERHAM - which in Arabic means 'take pity' - is a Moroccan based charity working to stop the suffering. We would like to hugely increase our sterilisation and treatment programme. Your donation will help us to do this - to put an end to this unnecessary suffering. We will be launching our new initiative on the 8th October 2017 with the "Meow festival"!

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  • Anne Heslop1 year ago
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    Anne Heslop

    1 year ago

    Our sterilisation campaign started last week with a sensitisation weekend and a long list of cats to sterilise! We are gaining support from the local cat community which is wonderful. Please read! https://katzenworld.co.uk/2018/05/05/erham-offering-hope-to-the-street-cats-of-morocco/

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  • Anne Heslop2 years ago
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    Anne Heslop

    2 years ago

    Big thanks to everyone who has donated to our cause so far - I'm just back from Morocco where the sterilisation campaign has begun! Until April/May we will continue with female sterilisations by request - many people have cats in Azemmour (esp in their traditional roles as mousers) but can hardly afford to eat let alone sterilise their beloved cat. We are helping these people at the moment, as they can monitor their cats recovery properly.

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  • Anne Heslop2 years ago
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    Anne Heslop

    2 years ago

    In May, when we start our big campaign on the streets we will have our 'recovery house' ready, and will have organised the importation a particular anesthetic to Morocco to simplify the process of sterilising street cats. The people are so appreciative - one man arrived at my house almost crying with a kitten in his arms. He was unable to find a home for it and not wanting to abandon the kitten to fend for itself, (which is the normal practise when the kitten are 4 -6 weeks old) he was at a loss.

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  • Ollie Jones, DÁPPA Director

    Ollie Jones, DÁPPA Director

    Jul 2, 2019

    Hi Anne, this is the contribution from DÁPPA ice cream sales at Catfest. Keep up the good work!

    £100.00

  • Ian Daw

    Ian Daw

    Jul 1, 2019

    £10.00

  • Emma-Jane Stevens

    Emma-Jane Stevens

    Jul 1, 2019

    Thank-you for giving us the chance to help cats and kittens. With love and support from the UK.

  • Ashleigh Hope

    Ashleigh Hope

    Jul 1, 2019

    Thank you for bringing this issue to the world's attention and thank you for help to protect those little souls 💕💕

    £5.00

  • Anonymous

    Anonymous

    Jul 1, 2019

    Happy that you are doing this for the cats and their kittens. Broke my heart to see their suffering in the metro online news paper.👍☺

  • Caroline Logue

    Caroline Logue

    Jul 1, 2019

  • Livie

    Livie

    Jun 4, 2019

    £10.00

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Anne Heslop

Anne Heslop

Azemmour, Doukkala-Abda, Morocco

I am a photojournalist working mostly in the charity sector. I started fundraising for India 11 years ago - we have educated children, supplied mosquito nets, drinking water, solar lights and more. ERHAM's TNR programme will help to stop the suffering of street cats in Morocco.

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