The story of Kunkush, the white agora cat from Iraq who was reunited with his family after having got separated when they fled from Iraq to Norway, was a big hit.
Many newspapers published it, and some media even posted the video of
the tearful reunion on internet, collecting many hundreds of thousands
Kunkush’s fate touched many hearts, starting with those who found him,
those who searched for his owners and reunited them, and finally those
who heard the story.
Even though it was an emotional story, of getting lost and being found,
it still raises a general question: why do stories about animals have
this effect, whilst those about people are often ignored?
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