Farmer shines a light on Japan

Crassier, Switzerland

Regarding the Feb. 29 Kyodo article “Fukushima farmer presses Tepco to look after abandoned animals“: This person (Naoto Matsumura, 52) is amazing. We lived many years in Japan but have been back in Europe since August.

It is so good to see how one man can change so many things. It must make Japanese people proud to have such a beautiful person helping animals in Fukushima Prefecture.

Could people make donations to help Matsumura feed and care for these animals? Animals always pass last.

Could we perhaps make it possible for these cats, dogs, farm animals and others — which have been abandoned — to be put up for adoption in Japan or around the world?

Could Tokyo Electric Power Co. help transport the farm animals to a safe place elsewhere in Japan? You could call it a kind of retirement place for the farm animals.

If everyone put their heart and money into helping the animals, solutions would be found for all that have lived through the 3/11 earthquake. They deserve to finish their lives well cared for.

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corine winterhalter