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Helping the stray and unwanted cats of Prague

The Prague Animal Protection Association is an NGO which helps abandoned, injured, sick and abused animals, mainly in and around Prague. One of their projects is the Kocour Felix cat shelter, located in the town of Klecany, just north of Prague on the eastern banks of the Vltava river. Hanka Janišová, who heads the association, very kindly agreed to show me around the shelter.

 
 
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Last ditch appeal to tackle flawed debt…

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A new study conducted by polling firm CVVM in conjunction with Masaryk University has found a large decline in trust in…

 
 
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Cardinal Miloslav Vlk: From window…

The Czech Republic has lost one of its leading church dignitaries. Cardinal Miloslav Vlk, former head of the Czech…

 
 
 
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