The cat rescuer of Wuhan

This heart-warming video from the Guardian shows how people trapped in Wuhan are caring for more than 30,000 pets left stranded after the Chinese government sealed off the city, following the virus outbreak. Here is Ye Jialin's story…

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Activities

  1. Write a job advertisement to recruit volunteers to help care for the stranded pets of Wuhan. After watching the video, list the tasks involved and the skills required to do the job well. In the job ad, include a description of the ideal candidate.
  2. Write a short story (at least one page) about an animal rescuer who has to break into an abandoned building to find a pet. Or tell it from the point of view of a pet that doesn’t understand where its owners have gone, or why the city is suddenly empty.