“The soul is the same in all living creatures, although
the body of each is different.”
Seals, dolphins, whales, sea turtles, shark, sardines, mullets, groupers.
Kingfishers, golden orioles, hoopoes, swallows, rollers and bee-eaters.
Kri-kris (also called Cretan goats), mice, martens and badgers (kinds of weasels), mouflons (kind of wild sheep), deer.
Vipers, turtles, lizards, frogs, dragonflies, glow worms, grasshoppers, crickets
Stray dogs and cats are quite a common site around Greece. Common horror stories such as dumping of pets in garbage bins, or drowned. Horses are used for carriage rides in the heat and for hours on end.
Dogs are often tied up for days or more on leashes. Donkeys carrying heavy loads.
Due to much dog poisoning a law was passed in 2012, stipulating a fine 30,000 Euros for this type of behaviour.
We have not included the treatment of animals in the meat/fur/leather industries, zoos or circuses, animal testing as these practices still frequently take place in many countries.
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