September 6 2017
Evacuated Animals Touch Down in Oakland, Looking for Loving Homes
In the wake of every natural disaster, it’s inevitable that so many animals are going to find themselves in desperate situations. Feral and homeless animals lucky to have survived, along with pets separated from their owners – often permanently.
So once again, animal charities are doing their best to rehome as many rescued cats and dogs as possible. As it stands, 69 dogs and cats pulled from the storm are now looking for new homes in Bay Area.
Sunday night saw a packed plane arrive at Oakland International Airport, which had a somewhat elevated contingency of kennels. 69 dogs and cats were packed onto the chaotic flight, in order to get them away from the rising floodwaters in Texas and onto safer ground.
“It was absolutely crazy. We decided we would get as many crates as we could,” said Sherri Franklin, founder and CEO of Muttville Senior Dog Rescue. …