TULSA, Okla. – Greater than 100 pets had been adopted from a Tulsa animal shelter inside days.
Tulsa Animal Welfare (TAW) stated 112 pets had been adopted from their shelter between Thursday and Sunday, together with 83 canine, 28 cats and a rabbit. The shelter additionally stated two dozen pets went to foster households and 20 folks signed as much as foster animals.
TAW stated on social media that they confronted an overcrowded shelter, a protracted attendance record, and stated practically half of their employees have been in poor health. Final week, TAW and the Oklahoma Alliance for Animals (OAA) initiated a push to unfold consciousness of the pressing want for canine adoptions to keep away from euthanasia for the house to accommodate a number of canine. OAA stated the shelter was 156% greater than capability.
Along with adopters and foster carers, they discovered neighborhood companions to supply “pet starter kits” for every canine adopted by Sunday.
Moreover, six different canine and 4 cats had been adopted with the assistance of TAW accomplice Purr-A-Lot Cat Shelter & Sanctuary.
“Thanks, Tulsa, for coming in once we wanted you most. Collectively, now we have saved so many animal lives, ”TAW stated.
“Clear the Shelters” runs all through August. Regardless of the massive variety of adoptions, TAW nonetheless has greater than 100 canine and greater than 20 cats that want a house.
TAW stated stray and owner-traded animals arrive at their shelter daily and inside a couple of days they are going to be full once more.
You’ll be able to undertake a TAW adoption utility right here. The lodge is positioned at 3031 North Erie Avenue in Tulsa.
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