In order to thank our amazing volunteers, we have decided to start introducing them to you. Today, our volunteer under the spotlight is the forever happy Rai-Lee.
Rai-Lee from London, volunteered with JCN Inawashiro for one month in March. She loves trying different kinds of food, travelling around the globe and taking epic videos and photos. She’s always full of energy and looking for ways to explore new places. Here’s what she has to say about her time at the shelter.
“It was a new experience working with animals, and I enjoyed it. The March snow made everything look so pretty. Walking the dogs in the morning was a refreshing experience, especially with the backdrop of mountains and forests.
I spent my days with the loveliest dogs! Some of the cats are very friendly but most of them, coming from adverse backgrounds, are nervous and timid so you do need some patience when interacting with them. I have also met some cool likeminded volunteers here, had a lot of great moments with them and the animals, would recommend to people who want to travel and do something useful! If you’re unable to volunteer at JCN, consider making a small donation to the shelter.”
Thank you for all your hard work at JCN shelter Rai-Lee. We wish you all the best for the future.
For the purpose of making her more social, Fay is being fostered by Jojo and Nick, in Kyoto. Hear from Nick himself about his experience so far with Fay, and learn how you can make a shy cat more social too.
This week we will say goodbye to 3 volunteers [...]
Judith Baldwin has been involved with JCN since 2012, a year after the natural & nuclear disasters in Northeastern Japan. She’s been volunteering and helping the JCN shelter in many different ways. We’re lucky to have her with us this month at the Inawashiro shelter. Here’s a glimpse of her journey with JCN.
As some of you might remember, Claude and Peanut from JCN Inawashiro were adopted in November last year. Here's a sneak peak into their new lives as Nikko (Claude) and Durin (Peanut) from their mommy, Shweta Verleker.