30 Jun '12, 6am

Teacher Plunges Herself into Mercy Mission for Animals of Rural Thailand | Care2 Causes

Teacher Plunges Herself into Mercy Mission for Animals of Rural Thailand | Care2 Causes

Every great feat begins with that first step. No matter what the human achievement or endeavor, it always begins with that one impetus, that drive to achieve something that’s bigger than ourselves. For Baan Unrak Animal Sanctuary founder Gemma Ashford, it all originated from an encounter with a little puppy named Tigerlilly. Back in 2007 Gemma went to Sangklaburi, situated near the Burmese border in rural Thailand, to work as a teacher at the local children’s orphanage. ‘Tigerlilly was one of a family of five I fed regularly on the street,” Gemma said. “One morning I came across her lying at the side of the road. This tiny little girl was so emaciated, weak and she was struggling to stand.’” Upon taking her to the vets, she was diagnosed with Canine Distemper – a condition that is lethal to all but 2% of puppies that catch it. Nonetheless, despite all the odds, round-the-c...

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