133% increase of the complaints to the Austrian Animal Welfare Ombudsperson

Barbara Fiala Köck is the Animal Welfare Ombudswoman for Styria, one State of Austria. Since she hold this function in 2010, the number of complaints regarding animal welfare has increased of 133%. Most of the complaints are concerning stray animals, especially stray cats that are numerous in Styria.

More information on http://steiermark.orf.at/ 

Official website of the Ombudswoman of Styria: http://www.tierschutzombudsstelle.steiermark.at