Raining cats and dogs on Riga's animal shelters

  • 2003-07-17
  • Tim Ochser,
RIGAThe other day while walking through the city center I saw a stray cat dart out across a busy street. In blind panic it ran straight out into the oncoming traffic and only avoided being run over by a split second. I nervously held my breath as it happened, since the last thing I wanted to see was a cat get crushed under the wheels of a car. There goes one of its lives, I thought with relief as the bewildered cat scurried away on the other side of the street.No one knows how many stray cats and dogs there are in Riga, except that there are an awful lot of them. There are only three animal...
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