The Radioactive Guardian of Fukushima’s Animals.

Since the Fukushima disaster in 2011, there have been many stories coming from the area. Mostly stories of the horrid handling of the disaster and truthful conspiracies. Many stories of the hardships have surfaced from the residents of the area, now left homeless. But now we have a happier story in the Fukushima area.

During the governments evacuation of the 12 mile zone, thousands and thousands of animals were left stranded and forgotten. With many owners not being allowed back,  the animals were left with no food or water, and many being chained up or locked in houses.

55-year-old Naoto Matsumura, dubbed the Guardian of Fukushima’s animals, wasnt worried by the government exclusion zone. He returned after the evacuation to feed his animals, and realized that many more in the area needed help. He has been returning for 4 years now to feed and tend to the animals left behind.

Taking care of a litter of kittens.

10504973_648008621946108_7844487503544902959_o

Some animals can’t tend for themselves.

10498372_647655898648047_453808308793491625_o

He loves helping the Animals.

10452951_647655971981373_7771364555385455253_o

Food supplies have been running low.

10365626_815232451856542_1472620136668355399_o

Matsumura is the only human brave enough to live in Fukushima’s 12.5-mile exclusion zone

1526886_815230061856781_910727927875007951_n

Matsumura knows that the radiation is harmful, but he “refuses to worry about it”

1239172_4793398412774_1672618091_o

“They also told me that I wouldn’t get sick for 30 or 40 years. I’ll most likely be dead by then anyway, so I couldn’t care less”

936004_666555776701935_1514787063_n

All the animals get quite happy when Matsumura comes to visit

903384_10151212344042185_2133849850_o 44787_10151212343972185_934823734_n

He also freed many animals that had been left chained up by their owners

fukushima-radioactive-disaster-abandoned-animal-guardian-naoto-matsumura-21

The government has forbidden him from staying, but that doesn’t stop him either

fukushima-radioactive-disaster-abandoned-animal-guardian-naoto-matsumura-19

The commute has been rather slow lately. 😀

fukushima-radioactive-disaster-abandoned-animal-guardian-naoto-matsumura-18

He started in 2011 and is still going strong 4 years later

fukushima-radioactive-disaster-abandoned-animal-guardian-naoto-matsumura-17 fukushima-radioactive-disaster-abandoned-animal-guardian-naoto-matsumura-16 fukushima-radioactive-disaster-abandoned-animal-guardian-naoto-matsumura-14

He relies solely on donations from supporters to work with and feed the animals

fukushima-radioactive-disaster-abandoned-animal-guardian-naoto-matsumura-9

Matsumura discovered that thousands of cows had died locked in barns

fukushima-radioactive-disaster-abandoned-animal-guardian-naoto-matsumura-2 10697160_815241821855605_8336283570544510560_o

His supporters are calling him the ‘guardian of Fukushima’s animals’

10629261_815239048522549_7945859429864837522_o

Its a big job, But someone has to do it.

10549282_815243795188741_2863379458483564604_o fukushima-radioactive-disaster-abandoned-animal-guardian-naoto-matsumura-13 fukushima-radioactive-disaster-abandoned-animal-guardian-naoto-matsumura-11

For Donations. Please go here… (http://ganbarufukushima.blog.fc2.com/)

 

Submit a Comment