Meet The Peace Cat Who Was Rescued From Syria And Now Lives In An Istanbul Publishing House
Baris, a name which means "peace" in Turkish, was rescued from the rubble of the Syrian city of al-Bab as a kitten and is now getting a second chance at life in Istanbul. Find out more about this miracle cat here!
At 8 months old, Baris, named after the Turkish word for "peace," was found wandering through the rubble of the city of al-Bab, outside Aleppo in Syria and was rescued and taken to an animal shelter by a Turkish soldier.
Now, this miraculously lucky cat lives in a book shop owned by the Kirmizi Kedi (Red Cat) Publishing House in Istanbul, Turkey. Hundreds applied to adopt this "peace cat" but with such a fitting name, Red Cat was the natural choice to take Baris home.
The fact that Baris will live in a publishing house whose name is ‘Red Cat’ is the right ending for his own story. Baris came to Kirmizi Kedi and I hope peace will also come to Syria and Middle East.
Although he hasn't been in his new home long, Baris already loves lounging around on the books in the shop and greeting the customers who come there. But now, what we'd like to know is...