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By Janey

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My son Jim who lives in Sydney where the temperatures have been 40+C sent these photos over of Koalas seeking humans out for water and care.

Our hearts go out to those in the forest fire areas…losing their lives and homes…but also to the animals whose habitat has been destroyed ….the fatalities of wild animals and birds must be horrendous and restoring normality will take years.

This little Koala was found in someones garage…desperate for water.

Ah….heaven!

These cyclists stopped for this little one, needing a drink of cool water.

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Wonderful blog, showing human kindness to animals.
Wild creatures and pets suffer greatly whenever there are fires, hurricanes, tornadoes. I've seen photos from the USA of dogs and cats having been rescued from the debris left by hurricanes.

My friend from New Zealand emailed me those pictures above of the Koala in the water tub. Beautiful :o)

14 Feb, 2009

 

I must admit i felt so sorry for all the wildlife over there, it's nice to see people care.

14 Feb, 2009

 

It's so sad to think that the animals have been suffering like this. We watched a television programme about the fires and it is devastating.Let's hope things begin to return to normality as soon as possible, but as you say it will take a long time.

14 Feb, 2009

 

It's really nice to see at least one species which can trust humans,koalas are intelligent enough to know when they need help. The police have caught one arsonist,I hope they get the others if there are any.Natural disasters are bad enough without these morons adding to it.

14 Feb, 2009

 

Fabulous pictures Janey...the relief on these koalas faces is so clear.What a terrible state of affairs for both humans and wildlife.As you say will take a long time to recover.How could anyone not help these beautiful creatures.........

14 Feb, 2009

 

Words alone just cannot express what i feel for these poor creatures, and all the others of course, but the one in the bathtub made my eyes water when i think what they've gone thru,
if only more creatures would turn to man for help,

14 Feb, 2009

 

Me too Ff......I was really choked....such wonderful creatures with far more right to their home then we have.

14 Feb, 2009

Ams
Ams
 

I fear in the next 50 years a lot of species will become extinct, I find this all so depressing. Bless those men who stopped to help a wild animal.

14 Feb, 2009

 

What touching photo's, I think everyone has expressed what we all feel about this awful situation in Australia. Bless these little creatures and the people who helped them.

14 Feb, 2009

 

Thank goodness that at least some animals are finding the help they need. These pictures a worth a thousand words Janey. Thank you for sharing them with us. God help all the rest of the animals and birds and God help all the poor people affected.

15 Feb, 2009

 

Thanks so for the comments......apparently the Kangaroos and Koalas aren't afraid of man and will accept help. The surviving Kangaroos, Wallabies etc returned to their own areas and have burnt feet as the land is still so hot, and the numbers of Flying Foxes have been badly hit...but the authorities are doing what they can.....................

15 Feb, 2009

 

It's heartbreaking to see the devastation and all the suffering to humans and animals. It's wonderful to know that people care.

15 Feb, 2009

amy
Amy
 

Wonderful pictures Janey it is heartbreaking to see little animals suffering it makes you feel so useless when so many awful things happen in the world ..........

16 Feb, 2009

 

Heartbreaking isn't it, poor innocent creatures. Love the pic of the Koala in the bowl of water, bliss!

16 Feb, 2009

 

This blog and the photos are inspiring. Wonderful that there are helping hands for these little animals during such a terrible time.

16 Feb, 2009

 

Thanks all....it was saying on the internet that the authorities are inundated with offers of help from ordinary people who are devastated at the loss of wildlife and their habitats.

16 Feb, 2009

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