NOWZAD issued an urgent plea for help Thursday explaining that he group
has been told by local authorities that they must either buy the land where
their shelter is located in Afghanistan or give up their mission.
Nowzad, a charity set up to relieve the suffering of stray and abandoned
dogs, cats, and other animals in Afghanistan and Iraq is the only animal
welfare organization in Afghanistan, and the only hope for the dogs and cats
in the country.