Category Archives: Animals

Street Animals

Like I’ve mentioned before, Turkey definitely has quite a number of street animals.  As a crazy animal lover, it’s one of the hardest parts of living here for me.  My heart breaks when I see puppies or kittens roaming around, … Continue reading

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Our little girl is all grown up…

Yup, our cat, Ceyda, is in heat!  Today is day four and I’m wondering how long this is going to go on.  From some internet research I’ve done, it seems that it can last anywhere between three and ten days.  I’m praying we … Continue reading

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Life with the menagerie

I tend not to carry my “big camera” around with me because 1) it’s a pain to carry, and 2) I don’t like looking too much like a tourist in my little town.  It’s silly really because I love to … Continue reading

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We’re slowly building our zoo

For me, one of the hardest parts of living in Turkey is seeing all of the street animals and feeling totally helpless.  Of course I can feed them, and I do, but there are just so many!  My heart breaks … Continue reading

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The past few days

I enjoy most of my time here, but the past few days here have been really great.  Right now Mustafa and I are really trying to take advantage of the fact that we have some free time before the tourist … Continue reading

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Two week recap

I’ve been putting off writing since I’ve been here because it felt so momentous to be writing my first post from Turkey.  So to get over my fear, I’m just going to jump in! So far we’ve lived in two … Continue reading

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