A resident of the Little Adoption Shop, an animal shelter in Shunyi, Beijing. Photos: Simon Song; AFP

Friends in need: the struggle to save Beijing’s stray cats and dogs

For the stray cats and dogs of Beijing, merely staying alive is a daily struggle. Lisa Gay meets the animal rescuers who, despite receiving no recognition or assistance from the state, are trying to spread the joy of pet adoption.

A resident of the Little Adoption Shop, an animal shelter in Shunyi, Beijing. Photos: Simon Song; AFP
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