Hurricane Ian places pressure on west Florida animal shelters

The response to assist the toughest communities hit by Hurricane Ian is statewide. One nonprofit animal shelter in Brevard County rushed into motion final weekend and rescued dozens of cats from shelters within the storm zone. “After the storm, we instantly wished to exit to the west coast and assist as a lot as we might,” mentioned Amanda Peck of HOPE for Brevard shelter. So 5 volunteers from the shelter hopped of their van. They first headed to Naples after which to Fort Myers and gathered 74 cats from organizations like theirs. It occurred all in in the future. The cats weren’t left homeless due to the storm. The mission was to release the essential shelter area for these animals that have been. “We wished to assist and get these animals out of the shelters, so the shelters had area for the pets for the people who find themselves displaced by the storm. So we have made room there for the native animals, to allow them to discover their mother and father once more,” Peck added. About half of the cats rescued from the storm zone are kittens. They’re all named after hurricanes – besides Ian. The HOPE for Brevard shelter is open to the general public each Saturday from 10 am to 4 pm Regardless that the cats and kittens must recuperate, you can begin the adoption course of instantly.

The response to assist the toughest communities hit by Hurricane Ian is statewide.

One nonprofit animal shelter in Brevard County rushed into motion final weekend and rescued dozens of cats from shelters within the storm zone.

“After the storm, we instantly wished to exit to the west coast and assist as a lot as we might,” mentioned Amanda Peck of HOPE for Brevard shelter.

So 5 volunteers from the shelter hopped of their van. They first headed to Naples after which to Fort Myers and gathered 74 cats from organizations like theirs. It occurred all in in the future.

The cats weren’t left homeless due to the storm. The mission was to release the essential shelter area for these animals that have been.

“We wished to assist and get these animals out of the shelters, so the shelters had area for the pets for the people who find themselves displaced by the storm. So we have made room there for the native animals, to allow them to discover their mother and father once more,” Peck added.

About half of the cats rescued from the storm zone are kittens. They’re all named after hurricanes – besides Ian.

The HOPE for Brevard shelter is open to the general public each Saturday from 10 am to 4 pm

Regardless that the cats and kittens must recuperate, you can begin the adoption course of instantly.