Feb 23, 2021
AUSTIN, TX — Austin Pets Alive! coordinated the transport of and obtained 63 canines and cats from San Angelo and Concho Valley PAWS on Tuesday.
The 63 canines and cats rescued by Austin Pets Alive! (APA!) are just some of the nonprofit rescue’s aim of transporting 1,000 Texas shelter pets at-risk of euthanasia to security within the subsequent couple of weeks. San Angelo was simply one in every of many Texas cities ravaged by Winter Storm Uri, and labored shortly to coordinate with APA! to get a few of their pets out to protected shelters.
“These canines and cats are actually protected and on the essential Austin Pets Alive! shelter, the place they’ll be till they start their treks to different shelters up north,” mentioned Clare Callison, Maddie’s® Director of Pet Provide and Demand. “We’re grateful to our shelter companions in San Angelo for working with us and doing all they will to present these pets a stay consequence.”
APA!’s canine and cat groups have been onsite and able to consumption and get the pets located at their City Lake facility throughout their quick stint in Austin. Extra canines and cats might be transported to APA! over the approaching weeks. Some have already continued on throughout the nation, to shelters in Chicago, IL; Denver, CO; Salt Lake Metropolis, UT; and several other others.
Texas shelters who need assistance getting pets out in addition to shelters which might be capable of transport and/or obtain cats and canines ought to contact [email protected]. The most important want right now is for organizations that may safely transport pets. To assist make these transports occur, individuals are inspired to give to Austin Pets Alive! right here.