Kuwait cat feeding project

Yoko fell in love with the street cats of Kuwait as soon as she arrived here in 2000. After living in New York, she quickly realised the plight of the street cats and began helping them. So she started feeding them on a daily basis. Then she began rescuing them as she saw motherless kittens, ones hit in car accidents, ones that were abused or just sick with one thing or another. Cats that anyone else would have given up on she took in.
As a top professional, she always had the resources to take care of them all very well. Twice daily feeding of up to 200 street cats, a growing number of rescues in her home and the regular accompanying cat food and vets bills became very expensive.
Twice a day she would take an hour to prepare all the cat food, distributing it out onto plastic dishes, loading them onto trays and loading the trays onto a wheelbarrow and into her jeep.
Over the years she has sacrificed her beautiful home to accommodate her rescues. She has sacrificed holidays and trips so that she could take care of them. She sacrificed her sleep. Her money. She sacrificed herself.
Now with 28 rescued cats and 2 dumped babies on her doorstep this week, in her own words, facing "overwhelming bad luck," in her work and personal life, she needs help to cover her rent. Even her phone and purse were stolen two days ago.
She cannot say no to anyone or to any animal in need.
Now she needs our help.



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Yoko Watanabe 
New York, NY
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