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Does anyone know of a rescue group that helps cats in war zones?

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Riley- (Rainbow- Bridge- 11/13)

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Purred: Thu Dec 2, '10 1:19pm PST 
I have a friend who is serving in the Army in Afghanistan. He's fallen in love with one of the base cats and wants to send her stateside. Evidently it's an expensive process.

I said I'd help him with this project and I'm just starting to investigate our options. If anyone knows of a group that does this kind of thing, please let me know. Thanks!
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Merlin- >PAWS<- [In Loving

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Purred: Thu Dec 2, '10 2:25pm PST 
Well, this certainly has been done. Try Operation Baghdad Pups; I believe their purpose is to help in situations like this, recognizing the importance of nonhuman companions to the military personnel. Good luck - and please keep us posted!

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Ben

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Purred: Thu Dec 2, '10 2:34pm PST 
I agree with Merlin...the SPCA International's Operation Baghdad Pups would be a good place to start. Their website isn't clear whether this is mainly for troops in Iraq, but I'm sure they can at least offer advice.

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Riley- (Rainbow- Bridge- 11/13)

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Purred: Thu Dec 2, '10 5:11pm PST 
I looked at their website and while it seems that they help more than just dogs, I wasn't sure if they had expanded their efforts to Afghanistan. Thanks!
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