Junior the kitten took one look at Amira the dog and decided Amira should be her mom — and the kitten wasn’t going to take “no” for an answer.
Amira is a street dog who lives close to Il Gattaro d’Aleppo (“The Cat Man of Aleppo”), a famous cat sanctuary in war-torn Syria. The founder of the sanctuary, Mohammad Alaa Jaleel (known as Alaa), has been doing doing his best to care for Amira, although for safety reasons, he can’t allow her to live amongst the 80 cats who call Il Gattaro d’Aleppo home.
When Alaa discovered Amira was pregnant, he let Amira sleep in his room until it was time for her to give birth, hoping to give her a little comfort.
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