I Need To Personally Thank All Pandas Who Are Serving to Crimson Shed With The Ukrainian Animal Disaster


Hello all,

Sandy Sheerin right here from Crimson Shed.

On 04 March 2022, I posted an enchantment on Bored Panda to assist Ukrainian animal shelters get assist for his or her animals. You all got here via with a lot to offer! We had been snowed below with gives of assist from the transportation of animals, shipments of meals, adoptions, volunteering and funds, in fact.

Since then, Crimson Shed has been capable of assist a number of shelters in Ukraine, getting them meals, veterinary care, shelter provides and extra.

Within the pictures beneath, you will note your funds in motion. From serving to to offer meals for the shelter animals to funding emergency vet remedies after which evacuations throughout a number of borders, I don’t suppose you perceive simply how a lot your assist has helped 1000’s of animals.

Please know that whereas the struggle is way from over, Crimson Shed couldn’t have accomplished all of this with out the assist from all of you Pandas!

Extra information: projectredshed.com

From the underside of my (and Rufus’s) coronary heart – Thanks!

Many dogs had been capable of be fed due to our assist

Dog and cat meals was bought and shared with quite a few shelters

Most individuals who fled Ukraine didn’t need to abandon their pets, however some animals had been both simply too sick or aged to journey or the household was fleeing to an space the place they had been hoping to reunite once more with their pet.

Quite a lot of the shelters in Ukraine and on the borders are having big issue coping! They’re stretched with assets and when human meals is scarce, the people will share with the animals to not allow them to starve.

We don’t become involved within the pet/proprietor reunions – solely the precise shelter animals who’ve been displaced.

Emergency vet take care of animals in want was given

This glad dog after his emergency surgical procedure

Many animals got here to shelters with infections, reminiscent of this one had on his paw. He obtained wonderful care

With a little bit Tigger sock to carry in his bandage

This little man was very sick when he arrived, however was capable of get therapy instantly

On this video Valentyna from the “Save a Life” shelter in Khmelnytsky, Ukraine talks concerning the state of affairs with animals in Ukraine

“Save a Life” shelter in Khmelnytsky, Ukraine labored exhausting to maintain the animals calm throughout air raids and drills. Not solely have they been capable of assist their shelter, however with Crimson Shed’s assist, they’ve aided many different shelters in Kyiv, Kharkiv and surrounding areas.

Many crates had been acquired to assist evacuate animals safely

Cat carriers had been additionally bought to assist evacuate cats to the border nations

A real variety of animals moved throughout borders is tough to substantiate. Zoos and sanctuaries that have already got worldwide connections have their figures, however small companion animals (husbandry) reminiscent of cats, dogs, horses, hamsters, and so on. are more durable to substantiate.

There have been figures thrown out from 10,000 to 25,000. Individuals for the Moral Remedy of Animals (PETA) is claiming most of these numbers, however we don’t know the way correct that’s contemplating SPCA’s (native and worldwide) are doing plenty of work on the bottom and are nonetheless guessing numbers at this stage. This has been attributable to open borders throughout the EU for people and pets – with the early days in March being a “free for all”.

Your donations helped to fund pet passports and correct paperwork for evacuations

This cat is being ready to evacuate in its new provider you helped to offer

Some animals had been very shy and scared on arriving at new shelters

It wasn’t simply cats and dogs that had been being taken care of. A number of meals and shelter for the horses on the highway from Kyiv to the borders

There was a mass evacuation of horses alongside the corridors as a part of the Ukrainian Horse Rescue Mission and Crimson Shed was capable of assist make that occur. We had been one of many largest European donors of small organizations and the most important one that’s based mostly out of Eire (donated almost €8k). As of 26 April over 2,000 horses had been moved via the corridors.

Thanks from the Horse Rescue Mission Kyiv

Vet care arrived to deal with a number of dogs at one of many border shelters

Tamás, the vet, acquired proper to work on remedies and vaccinations for dogs being adopted

Crimson Shed coated the prices of all vaccinations, paperwork, rabies pictures, pet passports, micro-chipping, and so on. so potential adopters solely cowl transport charges. We don’t provide adoptions to individuals outdoors of the UK or Europe, as a result of the lengthy haul is an excessive amount of for the animals – I do know we’ll have tons of People trying to undertake, however except a rich philanthropist needs to donate their personal jet to make that occur, I’m not placing the animals via that trauma.

We’re taking a look at doing the UK run first beginning the week of 24 Might, if doable. Our web site has the entire particulars and on-line type. You can too try this video about girls and boys in search of loving properties and new households throughout UK and Europe.

This little woman was left on the Ukrainian border at a layby. The Hungarian shelter named her Sandy

At one of many border shelters in Hungary, over 350 dogs had been handled by a vet to assist get them adopted throughout Europe.

One of many border shelters after taking in quite a few Ukrainian animals

I hope to carry volunteers with me to the Hungarian shelter in June

Volunteering – 10-24 June 2022

Crimson Shed is opening up voluntary positions at one of many border shelters in Hungary it’s supporting.

The shelter is now absolutely overcrowded due to the variety of Ukrainian animals it has taken in. That’s why I’m in search of a strong “constructing” crew to assist put a greater construction in one of many shelters the place many Ukrainian animals had been dumped at.

We’re in search of volunteers with expertise in constructing, portray, carpentry, normal helpful work and animal dealing with. Apart from this, pressing non-monetary donation areas are cargo of vet provides to our dropship zones. These would hopefully come from vet teams who want to ship tick medication, flea therapy, eye and ear options (even bandages). We don’t straight become involved in transport (simply don’t have the manpower), however we put up contact particulars for every area so individuals can join with them and see how they’ll get provides to them.

Long run:
We want to assist border shelters address the rise of Ukrainian animals coming via. After that (and hopefully quickly), when peace breaks out, we want to start rebuilding shelters in Ukraine. A number of constructing corporations have provided provides and donations of paint, timber, development panels, glass, and so on.

I’d personally like to shake the hand of every one in every of you to thanks from the underside of my coronary heart. NONE of what Crimson Shed has accomplished would have been doable with out Bored Panda’s assist – I hope you know the way a lot this implies to me and the volunteers!


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