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Cats rest on a street in Aleppo while waiting for Alaa, an ambulance driver, to feed them. He buys them fresh meat daily to feed about 150 abandoned cats in Masaken Hanano, a neigbourhood in Aleppo that has been abandoned because of shelling from forces loyal to Syria's president Bashar Al-Assad. Alaa said that he has been feeding and taking care of the cats for over 2 months.

Cats that Alaa (not pictured), an ambulance driver, feeds every day in Masaken Hanano rest along a street in Aleppo.

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Cats fight over food that Alaa (not pictured), an ambulance driver, fed to them in Masaken Hanano in Aleppo.

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Alaa, an ambulance driver, feeds cats in Masaken Hanano in Aleppo.

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Alaa, an ambulance driver, feeds cats in Masaken Hanano in Aleppo.

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Alaa, an ambulance driver, feeds cats in Masaken Hanano in Aleppo.

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Alaa, an ambulance driver, feeds cats in Masaken Hanano in Aleppo.

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Alaa, an ambulance driver, carries a cat in Masaken Hanano in Aleppo.

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Alaa, an ambulance driver, feeds cats in Masaken Hanano in Aleppo.

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