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Meli Cats! Οι γάτες του Μέλι!

(ΕΛΛ. παρακάτω)

It seems our Cat Cafe is very popular and word is getting around…

2012 brought 2 new cats to the Meli Palace Hotel and our Cat Cafe!

They have now been neutered and returned in tip top condition – let’s hope guests only feed them at the designated area and not in the restaurant!

Thank you to the Hotel Management and Staff, our volunteers and of course our vets!

Απ’ότι φαίνεται, τα νέα εξαπλώνονται και το Cat Cafe μας γίνεται δημοφιλές…

Το 2012 έφερε δύο νέες γάτες στο Ξενοδοχείο Meli Palace και στο Cat Cafe!

Στειρώθηκαν και επέστρεψαν στο ξενοδοχείο σε άψογη κατάσταση – ας ελπίσουμε ότι οι επισκέπτες θα τις ταϊζουν στο Cat Cafe και όχι στο εστιατόριο!

Ευχαριστούμε την Διοίκηση και το Προσωπικό του ξενοδοχείου, τους εθελοντές μας και τους  κτηνιάτρους μας!


Daphne @ Cretan Malia Park hotel

As we had more volunteers available this time, we could take Daphne down to the Cretan Malia Park Hotel and we could offer some children games while we were there on our regular awareness raising event.

Children could have a ride on Daphne!

When Daphne was waiting outside the entrance and a taxi pulled up to collect some guests from the hotel there was a funny situation as years & years ago transport was only done by donkey…

As the taxi had more luggage space he won…

leaving Daphne behind and confused 😉

Some other volunteers came to help to offer some games to the little guests of the hotel. They had been very creative!

One game showed pictures of donkey related goods with a question mark as to what they are used for….

with the answer on the other side 🙂

Children could also color a donkey, connect the dots or make a

self created donkey puzzle 🙂

Kids and parents happy and we have some new ideas for upcoming events!!!

 We would like to thank all volunteers for their help and Cretan Malia Park Hotel for their support & hospitality!

Annual Review 2011 – Ανασκόπηση 2011!

Download PDF here to find out what we did in 2011!

Κατεβάστε το PDF εδώ για να ανακαλύψετε τι κάναμε το 2011!

Thank you to everyone who helped in any way not only in the work throughout 2011 but also in the creation of this lovely booklet!

Ευχαριστούμε όλους όσους βοήθησαν με κάθε τρόπο, όχι μόνο κατά την διάρκεια του 2011 με τις διάφορες εργασίες αλλά και για την δημιουργία του εντύπου αυτού!

You can never be too young or too… Ποτέ δεν είσαι πολύ μικρός ή πολύ…

….maybe better not to say that 😉

…ίσως καλύτερα να μην το συνεχίσω 😉

Nevertheless, this little fellow is already showing great interest in our Paw Print! Let’s hope he continues being this interested in animal welfare 🙂

Παρ’ όλα αυτά, ο μικρός τυπάκος δείχνει ήδη μεγάλο ενδιαφέρον στο Paw Print μας! Ας ελπίσουμε ότι θα συνεχίσει να ενδιαφέρεται τόσο πολύ για τα φιλοζωικά 🙂

Also very interested and supportive in our work is our own UK-coordinator Sue Silk. She dedicated all of her holiday time to come to Crete and help us with our Equine Outreach project and our last event at the Malia Park Hotel.

Επίσης μεγάλο ενδιαφέρον και υποστήριξη δείχνει στο έργο μας η  αντιπρόσωπος μας στην Μεγάλη Βρετανία Sue Silk. Αφιέρωσε όλες τις διακοπές της για να έρθει στην Κρήτη και να μας βοηθήσει με το πρόγραμμα προβολής των ιπποειδών και στην τελευταία μας εκδήλωση στο Malia Park Hotel.

We would like to use this opportunity to thank Sue for her support and help! We would also once again like to express our gratitude to the Malia Park hotel for their ongoing support & their care for the cats in the cat cafe! Thank you very much for your hospitality!!!

Θα θέλαμε να χρησημοποιήσουμε την ευκαιρία αυτή για να ευχαριστήσουμε την Sue για την υποστήριξη και την βοήθεια της! Θα θέλαμε επίσης για μία ακόμη φορά να εκφράσουμε την ευγνωμοσύνη μας στο Malia Park hotel για την συνεχή υποστήριξη και την φροντίδα τους για τις γάτες στο cat cafe! Σας ευχαριστούμε πολύ για την φιλοξενία σας!!!

Meli Palace Cat Trapping Part 2 -Meli Palace Cat Trapping Part 2 – Παγιδεύοντας τις γάτες, Μέρος 2ο.

Once the cats have been neutered and had any required veterinary checks, they are left to recover and then returned to their Cat Cafes!

This is the new Cat Cafe site (under construction still) at the Meli Palace Hotel

And this is the release at Cretan Malia Park Hotel!

A big thank you to all volunteers who helped and of course, to the two very animal friendly hotels!

Meli Palace Cat Trapping Part 1 – Παγιδεύοντας τις γάτες, Μέρος 1ο.

We spent a whole day trapping, neutering and releasing cats from the Cretan Malia Park Hotel (2) and the Meli Palace Hotel (6)!

In front of audience of hotel guests at breakfast, the pressure was on!

Will the cat go in the trap….?








In some cases, help was needed from guests!!!

And, then…

once all 6 were caught…

a nice rewarding breakfast for our volunteers before making our way to the vet!


Meli Palace Residents… Κάτοικοι του Meli Palace…

Some of the cats that will be living in the Cat Cafe and soon to be neutered!

Κάποιες από τις γάτες που ζουν στο Cat Cafe και που σύντομα θα στειρωθούν!

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