In order to thank our amazing volunteers, we have decided to start introducing them to you. Today, our volunteer under the spotlight is Pierre.
Luquet Pierre is from Grasse, France. It’s a town on the French Riviera near Cannes. He has a cat at home, whom he misses dearly during his time away.
He arrived at the Inawashiro JCN shelter on the 2nd of January and will continue volunteering till June. Currently however, he’s left to volunteer at the Kyoto branch of JCN and will return to Inawashiro in the end of March.
Pierre loves animals and enjoys taking care of them. He likes playing video games and watching movies to pass his free time. He’s also got a pretty good hand at cooking, his friends at the shelter would agree. During his time at the shelter, everyone appreciated his help in carrying heavy things, shoveling the snow and doing other laborious tasks.
“I wished to come to Japan because it was a childhood dream to experience life in this country. I love taking care of pets, so my month in Inawashiro was perfect. I became really close to three cats - Simon, Martin & Maya. It was really nice. Now in Kyoto I'm taking care of children in a school. It is very different from taking care of the cats and dogs, but it is also a great and lovely experience!”- Pierre
Thank you for all your hard work at JCN shelters Pierre.
We wish you all the very best for the future
In case you don't already have enough cat beds...Basically, what's NOT a cat bed in your place, other than maybe the CAT beds? So here's a great way to trick your cat into thinking that this is not the CAT bed. This is a SUITCASE (cool!) or a COMPUTER (way cool!) or a WINE BARREL (wait, what?).
Celebrating our wonderful volunteers with a big night out, thanking this week's amazing donors, and heading out to help residents in Fukushima's evacuated areas.
These less-socialised cats are just waiting to be friends
This coming week Addy (doggie) and Tom (cat) will get their needed dental work/teeth extraction. They deserve comfort and better quality of life while waiting for their furever homes... You can donate online via our website by credit card or if you have a postal account (it's easy and no extra fees!) Japan Postal Account Name: Japan Pet Network 14420 -3929901 *if transferring money from another institution/bank use Branch number: 448 and (0392990) * We will gladly coordinate jidoubarai paperwork (monthly autopay) International money orders accepted but sorry no personal checks. CONTINUED SUCCESS and TIA for your kind donations.