DANIA BEACH, FLA. (WSVN) – As residents of Puerto Rico cope with the aftermath of Hurricane Fiona, the animals left inside a flooded animal shelter have been transported to adoption facilities within the U.S. to present them new eternally properties.
Dozens of pets have been unloaded from a cargo jet and brought to the Humane Society of Broward County, round 5 a.m., Wednesday.
Twenty canine and 10 cats made a brief journey from Puerto Rico to Miami Worldwide Airport and settled into their kennels on the rescue shelter positioned in Dania Seashore.
The animals got here from a company that the Humane Society works with referred to as Save A Sato, which is positioned in San Juan; the shelter was with out energy, which is why they have been transported to South Florida.
Officers with the Humane Society of Broward County mentioned they wanted to get the animals out of that shelter.
“Sadly, they misplaced energy from Hurricane Fiona,” mentioned Cherie Wachter of the Humane Society of Broward County. “They haven’t any working water, and by taking a few of these animals it’s serving to to alleviate and make extra room on the shelter.”
The Save A Sato shelter is now in a position to soak up extra animals which were displaced as a result of storm.
“It’s our understanding that individuals are already discovering animals and bringing them to the ability, so this is only one of many flights that we anticipate serving to within the subsequent couple of weeks,” mentioned Wachter.
Well being checks and cleanings will likely be given to those furry critters earlier than they’re put up for adoption later this week.
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