Six Lebanese Cats Need Homes

Six cats rescued from the streets of Beirut remain at Best Friends Animal Sanctuary in Kanab, Utah.

Posted: March 15, 2007, 5 a.m. EST

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(Photo courtesy of Best Friends Animal Society)
Raed, rescued from the streets of Beirut, needs a permanent home. (Photo courtesy of Best Friends Animal Society)
Last October, Best Friends Animal Society worked with Beirut for the Ethical Treatment of Animals to bring 300 cats and dogs from Lebanon to the United States. Since then, nearly all the animals have gone to live in permanent homes. Now Best Friends hopes to adopt out the six cats and 29 dogs that remain.

The Lebanese cats still waiting for new homes include Raed, a male black-and-white longhair found near death in the streets of Beirut. Best Friends staff members say that Raed loves people and to play. Raed responds to petting by kneading his paws and giving “kisses.”

Another cat waiting to be placed is Syrus, a brown-and-white tabby female. Best Friends staff members say Syrus is sweet and affectionate. Syrus has come a long way since being left at a Beirut veterinary clinic as a tiny kitten, staff members say.

For more information about Raed, Syrus and the other Lebanese cats and dogs, or how to adopt one of the animals rescued from Beirut, visit the Best Friends Animal Society website.

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Kasmiera    Staten Island, NY

3/16/2007 9:57:54 AM

If you have never been to Best Friends Animal Society website you are missing out. These guys are out to help all creatures large and small.I hope this kitties are placed in loving homes.

Sheryl    Casa Grande, AZ

3/15/2007 10:34:40 PM

Our home is full, but I will pass this on to my E-friends to see if anybody can give one of these sweet kids a good home.

CF    PC, FL

3/15/2007 6:32:11 PM

BF are doing a great job but do not forget our own homeles!

Jennifer    Brooklyn, NY

3/15/2007 3:48:04 PM

A beautiful organization taking care of beautiful kitties.

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