Every year, on June 11th, I have the same emotion when I see this photo and read this text on our perpetual calendar Geo.
A shared distress. Hidden under a stool, this little black and white cat from Ukraine hopes to leave with his mistress, who, after the accidental explosion of the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in 1986, must urgently leave her home, because she is threatened by radiation. After the tragedy, most of the villagers left their cats and dogs behind.
After the Chernobyl nuclear accident, more than a thousand people returned to live in the contaminated area, despite the bans.