Stories of love and passion for helping animals

Success Stories
On this page we list profiles of the animals the Tails of Istanbul team was able to help. We aim to inspire you and others to get involved and help create a better life for stray animals in Istanbul and Turkey!
Zebra 1

Zebra

Zebra was taken out of the Yedikule Animal Shelter and received medical care at the vet for one week…

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Texas 2

Texas

Texas had a stroke of luck when there was a mixup at the shelter and he was taken out by mistake. We…

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Koshka 3

Koshka

Koshka was taken out of Yedikule Animal Shelter by two volunteers in November 2018. She was placed i…

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Lion 4

Lion

Lion, our beautiful ginger, was one of the many cats crowded into a small room at Yedikule animal sh…

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Rockie 5

Rockie

Rockie was discovered along with her newborn kittens, tucked into the rocks of the Bostanci coastlin…

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Timothy 6

Timothy

Timothy, at 1.5 months, was found on the streets by a woman from Yadikule Animal Shelter. He had an…

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Mufasa 7
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Mufasa

Mufasa’s mom was rescued off the streets while pregnant. Mufasa had to wait and watch while his brot…

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Dot & Lexi 8

Dot & Lexi

We are over the moon that Dot and Lexi were adopted together and are on their way to a new life in t…

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Caroline & Logan 9
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Caroline & Logan

Caroline and Logan were discovered by a volunteer being dumped, motherless, off a busy street in Sul…

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Lotus 10

Lotus

Lotus met his forever family, Lindsay and Josh, when they were travelling through Istanbul. After a…

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Hazel 11
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Hazel

Hazel is a brave girl with a strong spirit. She was paralyzed in her two back legs before even turni…

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Ruby 12
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Ruby

Ruby was discovered along with her mom and littermates living in a dangerous and dilapidated abandon…

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Zorro 13
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Zorro

After bouncing around from place to place, from vets office to temporary home, we’re happy to report…

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Topaz 14

Topaz

Topaz spent the first few months of her young life living in a busy animal shelter. Shortly after un…

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