Naoto Matsumara: The Guardian Of Fukushima’s Abandoned Animals


Naoto Matsumara: The Guardian Of Fukushima’s Abandoned Animals | Dogalize

This is the story of a great person and a great animal lover; Naoto Matsumara, who, according to BBC, is the last person living in Tomioka, Japan. The area was devastated after the disaster at the Fukushima nuclear power station.

People left in such a rush that many doors were left open, and many animals were left abandoned. Matsumura has taken it upon himself to be the personal guardian of the animals still living in the area.

He’s actually become known as the Guardian of Fukushima’s Animals. He does his best to ensure that he gets as much food as possible for the animals from outside the disaster zone. “From then on, I fed all the cats and dogs every day”, Matsumara explained. “They couldn’t stand the wait, so they’d all gather around barking up a storm as soon as they heard my truck.”

Deciding not to leave the zone, Matsumara has been ceaselessly exposed to radiations, most likely becoming the world’s most radioactive man. The whole world should be grateful to this man, who accepted to risk his life for the sake of abandoned creatures. What a great example of humanity! Thank you, Naoto.

Federica Lauda

Source: lifewithdogs

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